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Aliases for FAM228A Gene

Aliases for FAM228A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 228 Member A 2 3 5
  • C2orf84 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 228, Member A 2
  • Chromosome 2 Open Reading Frame 84 2
  • UPF0638 Protein C2orf84 3
  • Protein FAM228A 3

External Ids for FAM228A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM228A Gene

  • C2orf84

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM228A Gene

  • GC02P024399

Summaries for FAM228A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM228A Gene

FAM228A (Family With Sequence Similarity 228 Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM228B.

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 FAM228A Gene

Genomics for FAM228A Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM228A Gene

Enhancers for FAM228A 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
GH02F024303 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 27.2 +129.5 129478 1.8 HLF BHLHE40 CEBPB RAD21 NR2F2 RARA YY1 ATF3 PBX2 CEBPA FAM228A ENSG00000251805 ITSN2 ENSG00000242628 PIR31330 GC02M024302 HMGN2P20
GH02F024350 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 19.8 +178.3 178258 5.8 HDAC1 PKNOX1 TBL1XR1 BMI1 ZBTB40 ZNF121 GATA2 CBX5 ETV6 ZNF362 LOC105374328 FAM228A ITSN2 RPL36AP13
GH02F024337 0.7 Ensembl 27 +164.0 163958 3.2 ELF3 ESRRA RARA GATA3 NR2F6 GATAD2A NR2F1 HLF CEBPB PPARG FAM228A ITSN2 RPL36AP13
GH02F024164 0.9 Ensembl 20.8 -10.4 -10394 0.7 ARID4B ZNF48 RAD21 EGR1 ZNF143 CREM THAP11 NFYA HCFC1 MIER2 FAM228A LOC105374328 ENSG00000276087
GH02F024409 1 Ensembl ENCODE 12 +235.4 235416 2.9 CTCF BACH1 RAD21 RFX5 ZNF316 ZNF143 SMC3 NFE2 MAFK NFE2L2 FAM228A ITSN2 CENPO PTRHD1 NCOA1 ADCY3 ENSG00000202479 RPS13P5 DNAJC27 DNAJC27-AS1
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around FAM228A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM228A Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001820652 357 1200 CTCF ZBTB33

Genomic Location for FAM228A Gene

24,175,043 bp from pter
24,200,849 bp from pter
25,807 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM228A Gene

Genes around FAM228A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM228A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM228A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM228A Gene

Proteins for FAM228A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM228A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM228A
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FAM228A Gene

    206 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    23752 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FAM228A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM228A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM228A Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM228A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM228A Gene

Protein Domains for FAM228A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM228A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM228 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM228 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FAM228A: view

No data available for Gene Families for FAM228A Gene

Function for FAM228A Gene

Phenotypes for FAM228A Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for FAM228A:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FAM228A: view

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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 FAM228A Gene

Localization for FAM228A Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM228A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM228A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM228A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM228A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM228A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM228A Gene

Transcripts for FAM228A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM228A Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for FAM228A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 228, member A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM228A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9
SP1: - - -
SP2: -
SP3: - -

Relevant External Links for FAM228A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM228A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for FAM228A Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FAM228A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x29.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM228A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM228A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM228A Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM228A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM228A Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM228A: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM228A Gene

Orthologs for FAM228A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM228A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM228A 34 35
  • 99.03 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM228A 34 35
  • 72.16 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam228a 34 16 35
  • 65.08 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam228a 34
  • 63.98 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 15 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 13 (a)
-- 35
  • 6 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 35
  • 11 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam228a 35
  • 11 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 8 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM228A 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)

Evolution for FAM228A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM228A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM228A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM228A Gene

Paralogs for FAM228A Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for FAM228A Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FAM228A: view

Variants for FAM228A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM228A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10173725 -- 24,186,918(+) acaga(C/T)gtgag intron-variant
rs10173949 -- 24,187,387(+) cctcc(A/C)ctgtt intron-variant
rs10185445 -- 24,188,107(+) tctct(G/T)atcat intron-variant
rs10192600 -- 24,173,811(+) GGCCA(A/G)CTGGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10211206 -- 24,178,308(+) CGGAG(G/T)TATAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM228A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv997725 CNV gain 25217958
nsv997445 CNV gain 25217958
nsv581179 CNV gain 21841781
nsv455897 CNV gain 19166990
esv3590063 CNV loss 21293372
esv3583669 CNV loss 25503493

Variation tolerance for FAM228A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 85.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM228A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM228A Gene

Disorders for FAM228A Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM228A

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM228A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM228A Gene

Publications for FAM228A Gene

  1. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 3 4 64
  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 64
  3. A genome-wide search for common SNP x SNP interactions on the risk of venous thrombosis. (PMID: 23509962) Greliche N. … TrAcgouAt D.A. (BMC Med. Genet. 2013) 3 64
  4. 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 64

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