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Aliases for FAM81A Gene

Aliases for FAM81A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 81 Member A 2 3 5
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 81, Member A 2

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM81A Gene

  • GC15P057518
  • GC15P059730
  • GC15P036552
  • GC15P059664

Summaries for FAM81A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM81A Gene

FAM81A (Family With Sequence Similarity 81 Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM81B.

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 FAM81A Gene

Genomics for FAM81A Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM81A Gene

Enhancers for FAM81A 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 FAM81A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM81A Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around FAM81A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FAM81A Gene

59,372,693 bp from pter
59,523,552 bp from pter
150,860 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM81A Gene

Genes around FAM81A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM81A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM81A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM81A Gene

Proteins for FAM81A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM81A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM81A
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FAM81A Gene

    368 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    42392 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH22537.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for FAM81A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM81A Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 119
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM81A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM81A Gene

Protein Domains for FAM81A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM81A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM81 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM81 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM81A Gene

Function for FAM81A Gene

Phenotypes for FAM81A Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for FAM81A:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FAM81A: view

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miRNA for FAM81A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM81A

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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 FAM81A Gene

Localization for FAM81A Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM81A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM81A gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 3
nucleus 3

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM81A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM81A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM81A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM81A Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000288228 Q8TBF8-FA81A_HUMAN for FAM81A Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM81A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM81A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM81A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM81A Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM81A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 81, member A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM81A Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15
SP1: - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - -
SP5: - - - - - - - -
SP6: - - - - - -
SP7: - - - - -
SP8: -
SP9: - - - - - -
SP10: -

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GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM81A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM81A Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FAM81A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x9.8), Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x8.0), Brain - Cortex (x7.9), Brain - Hippocampus (x4.7), and Brain - Amygdala (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM81A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone (20.3), Uterus (16.9), Colon (7.3), and Ovary (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM81A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM81A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM81A Gene:

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No data available for Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM81A Gene

Orthologs for FAM81A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM81A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM81A 34
  • 90.7 (n)
  • 94.2 (a)
FAM81A 35
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM81A 34
  • 91.8 (n)
  • 93.37 (a)
FAM81A 35
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam81a 34
  • 87.82 (n)
  • 93.13 (a)
Fam81a 16
Fam81a 35
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM81A 34
  • 99.64 (n)
  • 100 (a)
FAM81A 35
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam81a 34
  • 87.91 (n)
  • 94.23 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM81A 35
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM81A 35
  • 81 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM81A 34
  • 72.21 (n)
  • 70.36 (a)
FAM81A 35
  • 66 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM81A 35
  • 60 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 29 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM81A 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)
  • 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 FAM81A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM81A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM81A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM81A Gene

Paralogs for FAM81A Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for FAM81A Gene using alignment to 10 proteins:

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Variants for FAM81A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM81A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs3053043 -- 59,407,291(+) tttcc(-/CT)ttttt intron-variant
rs3803444 -- 59,445,307(+) AAAAA(A/G)CATGT intron-variant
rs3803445 -- 59,459,854(+) TTCCA(A/G)ACTTC intron-variant
rs4075214 -- 59,447,121(-) GGAAA(G/T)AAATA intron-variant
rs4078341 -- 59,451,027(+) TGTTG(C/G/T)GGGGG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM81A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv27356 CNV gain 19812545
esv3636642 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1134454 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1552 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv527307 CNV gain 19592680
nsv569604 CNV loss 21841781
nsv7266 OTHER inversion 18451855

Variation tolerance for FAM81A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 30.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.60; 30.75% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM81A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM81A Gene

Disorders for FAM81A Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM81A

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM81A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM81A Gene

Publications for FAM81A Gene

  1. 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
  2. Quantitative Proteomics Reveals Dynamic Interactions of the Minichromosome Maintenance Complex (MCM) in the Cellular Response to Etoposide Induced DNA Damage. (PMID: 25963833) Drissi R. … Boisvert F.M. (Mol. Cell Proteomics 2015) 3 65
  3. Genome-wide survival analysis of age at onset of alcohol dependence in extended high-risk COGA families. (PMID: 24962325) Kapoor M. … Goate A. (Drug Alcohol Depend 2014) 3 65
  4. Genome-wide association for abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adipose reveals a novel locus for visceral fat in women. (PMID: 22589738) Fox C.S. … Borecki I.B. (PLoS Genet. 2012) 3 65
  5. A genome-wide meta-analysis identifies novel loci associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. (PMID: 20889312) Wang K.S. … Aragam N. (Schizophr. Res. 2010) 3 65

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