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Aliases for FAM221B Gene

Aliases for FAM221B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 221, Member B 2 3
  • C9orf128 3 4
  • Chromosome 9 Open Reading Frame 128 2
  • Uncharacterized Protein C9orf128 3
  • Protein FAM221B 3

External Ids for FAM221B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM221B Gene

  • C9orf128

Summaries for FAM221B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM221B Gene

FAM221B (Family With Sequence Similarity 221, Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FAM221B include cartilage-hair hypoplasia.

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 FAM221B Gene

Genomics for FAM221B Gene

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Genomic Location for FAM221B Gene

35,816,391 bp from pter
35,833,375 bp from pter
16,985 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FAM221B Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for FAM221B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM221B Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for FAM221B Gene

Proteins for FAM221B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM221B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM221B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5TCW2

    Protein attributes for FAM221B Gene

    402 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    45394 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM221B Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM221B Gene

Proteomics data for FAM221B Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FAM221B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM221B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM221B Gene

Domains for FAM221B Gene

Protein Domains for FAM221B Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM221 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM221 family.
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No data available for Gene Families and Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM221B Gene

Function for FAM221B Gene

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miRNA for FAM221B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM221B

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM221B Gene

Localization for FAM221B Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM221B Gene

Pathways for FAM221B Gene

SuperPathways for FAM221B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM221B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM221B Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for FAM221B Gene

Transcripts for FAM221B Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM221B Gene

(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(5) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for FAM221B Gene

Family with sequence similarity 221, member B:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

miRNA Products

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for FAM221B

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM221B Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM221B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM221B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM221B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FAM221B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (38.4).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM221B Gene Hs.128075

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for FAM221B Gene

Orthologs for FAM221B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM221B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM221B 35
  • 79.65 (n)
  • 66.58 (a)
FAM221B 36
  • 66 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM221B 35
  • 82.16 (n)
  • 73.64 (a)
FAM221B 36
  • 72 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam221b 35
  • 72.48 (n)
  • 60 (a)
Fam221b 16
Fam221b 36
  • 46 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM221B 35
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 99.36 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam221b 35
  • 69.85 (n)
  • 59.8 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM221B 36
  • 45 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM221B 36
  • 64 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM221B 36
  • 66 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.1299 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 39 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FAM221B:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for FAM221B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM221B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM221B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM221B Gene

No data available for Paralogs for FAM221B Gene

Variants for FAM221B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM221B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs734158 -- 35,823,012(-) AGCCC(A/G)CTCTG intron-variant
rs2273714 -- 35,820,109(+) TCTCC(C/T)CACCC intron-variant
rs2281646 -- 35,818,650(+) GGCCT(A/G)GAAGT intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B
rs2295799 -- 35,821,800(+) AGATT(C/G)TGTTA intron-variant
rs3860996 -- 35,824,720(+) TCTGT(C/T)GCCCA intron-variant

Relevant External Links for FAM221B Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM221B Gene

Disorders for FAM221B Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Disease for FAM221B Gene

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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for FAM221B Gene

Publications for FAM221B Gene

  1. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3
  2. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray S.J. … Dunham I. (Nature 2004) 4
  3. 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) 4
  4. The full-ORF clone resource of the German cDNA consortium. (PMID: 17974005) Bechtel S. … Schupp I. (BMC Genomics 2007) 4
  5. Mutations in the RNA component of RNase MRP cause a pleiotropic human disease, cartilage-hair hypoplasia. (PMID: 11207361) RidanpAoAo M. … de la Chapelle A. (Cell 2001) 3

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