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Aliases for FAM206A Gene

Aliases for FAM206A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 206 Member A 2 3 5
  • Protein FAM206A 3 4
  • C9orf6 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 206, Member A 2
  • Chromosome 9 Open Reading Frame 6 2
  • Protein Simiate 3
  • Simiate 3
  • CG-8 3

External Ids for FAM206A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM206A Gene

  • C9orf6

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM206A Gene

  • GC09P111697

Summaries for FAM206A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM206A Gene

FAM206A (Family With Sequence Similarity 206 Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FAM206A include Fragile X Syndrome and Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder 1B.

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 FAM206A Gene

Genomics for FAM206A Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM206A Gene

Enhancers for FAM206A 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 FAM206A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM206A Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for FAM206A Gene

108,934,181 bp from pter
108,951,041 bp from pter
16,861 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM206A Gene

Genes around FAM206A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM206A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM206A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM206A Gene

Proteins for FAM206A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM206A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Simiate
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5JTR0
    • Q5JTR1

    Protein attributes for FAM206A Gene

    181 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    20378 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Depletion of FAM206A/Simiate by siRNA or neutralizing antibodies results in cell death within a few hours.
    • Sequence=CAI39468.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI39469.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for FAM206A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM206A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM206A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM206A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM206A Gene

Protein Domains for FAM206A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM206A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM206 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM206 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM206A Gene

Function for FAM206A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM206A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 15607035
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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM206A Gene

Localization for FAM206A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM206A Gene

Nucleus speckle. Note=Localizes to somata and dendrites in cortical neurons. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM206A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM206A gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytosol 3
extracellular 2
peroxisome 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM206A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0016607 nuclear speck IEA --
GO:0030425 dendrite IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for FAM206A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM206A Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM206A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM206A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM206A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM206A Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM206A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 206, member A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM206A Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d
SP1: -
SP3: - -
SP4: - - -

Relevant External Links for FAM206A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM206A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM206A Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM206A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (49.6) and Lymph node (11.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for FAM206A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM206A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM206A 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 FAM206A Gene

Orthologs for FAM206A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for FAM206A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM206A 34
  • 90.61 (n)
  • 92.82 (a)
FAM206A 35
  • 90 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM206A 34
  • 92.55 (n)
  • 97.06 (a)
FAM206A 35
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia BC026590 34
  • 86.59 (n)
  • 87.93 (a)
Fam206a 16
BC026590 35
  • 80 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM206A 34
  • 99.45 (n)
  • 98.9 (a)
FAM206A 35
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam206a 34
  • 88.26 (n)
  • 91.48 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM206A 35
  • 81 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM206A 35
  • 76 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM206A 34
  • 74.85 (n)
  • 76.69 (a)
FAM206A 35
  • 71 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM206A 35
  • 73 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam206a 34
  • 71.63 (n)
  • 74.4 (a)
Str.1518 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.3630 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam206a 34
  • 68.65 (n)
  • 72.02 (a)
fam206a 35
  • 68 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.6676 34
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP002455 34
  • 48.58 (n)
  • 43.14 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG9288 34
  • 48.53 (n)
  • 48.3 (a)
CG9288 35
  • 33 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F54F2.7 35
  • 27 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G75980 34
  • 46.84 (n)
  • 33.33 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os02g0120400 34
  • 47.26 (n)
  • 32.84 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 44 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM206A was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for FAM206A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM206A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM206A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM206A Gene

No data available for Paralogs for FAM206A Gene

Variants for FAM206A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM206A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs838819 -- 108,938,885(-) AAAGT(A/G)TGGGA intron-variant
rs117239473 -- 108,936,337(+) ATCTC(A/G)TCCAG reference, missense
rs117988778 -- 108,940,540(+) ACAAG(A/G)TGGCC intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1046649 -- 108,940,921(+) ATATC(A/C)CTGtt intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs138152954 -- 108,939,679(+) AGCTA(C/T)GTCAT intron-variant, reference, missense

Variation tolerance for FAM206A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 69.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.93; 35.80% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

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SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM206A Gene

Disorders for FAM206A Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(3) MalaCards diseases for FAM206A Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
fragile x syndrome
  • fragile x mental retardation syndrome
peroxisome biogenesis disorder 1b
  • infantile refsum disease
refsum disease
  • retinitis pigmentosa
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for FAM206A

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM206A Gene

Publications for FAM206A Gene

  1. Identification and characterisation of simiate, a novel protein linked to the fragile x syndrome. (PMID: 24349419) Derlig K. … Dahlhaus R. (PLoS ONE 2013) 3 4 65
  2. Panorama of ancient metazoan macromolecular complexes. (PMID: 26344197) Wan C. … Emili A. (Nature 2015) 3 65
  3. Simiate is an Actin binding protein involved in filopodia dynamics and arborization of neurons. (PMID: 24782708) Derlig K. … Dahlhaus R. (Front Cell Neurosci 2014) 3 65
  4. A proteome-scale map of the human interactome network. (PMID: 25416956) Rolland T. … Vidal M. (Cell 2014) 3 65
  5. hORFeome v3.1: a resource of human open reading frames representing over 10,000 human genes. (PMID: 17207965) Lamesch P. … Vidal M. (Genomics 2007) 3 65

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