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Aliases for FAM179B Gene

Aliases for FAM179B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 179 Member B 2 3 5
  • KIAA0423 2 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 179, Member B 2
  • Protein FAM179B 3

External Ids for FAM179B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM179B Gene

  • KIAA0423

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM179B Gene

  • GC14P044502
  • GC14P045431
  • GC14P025542

Summaries for FAM179B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM179B Gene

FAM179B (Family With Sequence Similarity 179 Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include binding. An important paralog of this gene is FAM179A.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FAM179B Gene

Genomics for FAM179B Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM179B Gene

Enhancers for FAM179B Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around FAM179B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM179B Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for FAM179B Gene

44,962,208 bp from pter
45,074,431 bp from pter
112,224 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM179B Gene

Genes around FAM179B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM179B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM179B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM179B Gene

Proteins for FAM179B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM179B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM179B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q68D66
    • Q6PG27

    Protein attributes for FAM179B Gene

    1720 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    189360 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAA24853.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAH18354.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=1069, 1506; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM179B Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM179B Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM179B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM179B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM179B Gene

Domains & Families for FAM179B Gene

Protein Domains for FAM179B Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM179B Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM179 family.
  • Contains 6 HEAT repeats.
  • Belongs to the FAM179 family.
  • Contains 6 HEAT repeats.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM179B Gene

Function for FAM179B Gene

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miRNA for FAM179B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM179B

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM179B Gene

Localization for FAM179B Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM179B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM179B gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 2
nucleus 2
cytosol 1
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM179B Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM179B Gene

SuperPathways for FAM179B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM179B Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000355045 Q9Y4F4-F179B_HUMAN for FAM179B Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM179B Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM179B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM179B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM179B Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM179B Gene

Family with sequence similarity 179, member B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM179B Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20
SP1: - -
SP2: - - -
SP5: -

Relevant External Links for FAM179B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM179B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM179B Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM179B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Urinary Bladder (19.4), Heart (17.2), Urine (13.3), and Ovary (11.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM179B Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM179B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM179B Gene:

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM179B Gene

Orthologs for FAM179B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FAM179B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM179B 34
  • 90.52 (n)
  • 90.23 (a)
FAM179B 35
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM179B 34
  • 91.17 (n)
  • 91.17 (a)
FAM179B 35
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam179b 34
  • 86.32 (n)
  • 87.09 (a)
Fam179b 16
Fam179b 35
  • 84 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM179B 34
  • 99.59 (n)
  • 99.24 (a)
FAM179B 35
  • 96 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam179b 34
  • 87.19 (n)
  • 88.09 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM179B 35
  • 75 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM179B 35
  • 68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM179B 34
  • 67.68 (n)
  • 66.07 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM179B 35
  • 57 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100495084 34
  • 56.62 (n)
  • 50.95 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii FAM179B 35
  • 30 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG42399 35
  • 10 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea che-12 35
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 27 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM179B was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for FAM179B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM179B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM179B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM179B Gene

Paralogs for FAM179B Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for FAM179B Gene using alignment to 7 proteins:

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Variants for FAM179B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM179B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_027739 -
VAR_027740 -
rs1570015 -- 45,049,574(+) CTTAA(A/C/G/T)AGAAG intron-variant
rs3510 -- 45,015,814(-) ATAAA(C/G)AGCTC intron-variant
rs2415882 -- 44,986,463(+) ttttt(A/T)atttt intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM179B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1904n100 CNV loss 25217958
esv2505295 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2748675 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3634341 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1038384 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1127379 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1259 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv1260 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv832785 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for FAM179B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 5.41% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.85; 83.60% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM179B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM179B Gene

Disorders for FAM179B Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM179B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM179B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM179B Gene

Publications for FAM179B Gene

  1. Detection of hypothetical proteins in human fetal perireticular nucleus. (PMID: 16335990) Hepner F. … Lubec G. (J. Proteome Res. 2005) 3 4 65
  2. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 65
  3. Construction of expression-ready cDNA clones for KIAA genes: manual curation of 330 KIAA cDNA clones. (PMID: 12168954) Nakajima D. … Nagase T. (DNA Res. 2002) 3 4 65
  4. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. VIII. 78 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 9455477) Ishikawa K. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 1997) 3 4 65
  5. SR protein kinases promote splicing of nonconsensus introns. (PMID: 26167880) Lipp J.J. … Guthrie C. (Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2015) 3 65

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