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Aliases for FAM8A1 Gene

Aliases for FAM8A1 Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 8 Member A1 2 3 5
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 8, Member A1 2 3
  • Autosomal Highly Conserved Protein 3 4
  • AHCP 3 4

External Ids for FAM8A1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM8A1 Gene

  • GC06P017658
  • GC06P017708
  • GC06P017545

Summaries for FAM8A1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM8A1 Gene

FAM8A1 (Family With Sequence Similarity 8 Member A1) is a Protein Coding gene.

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 FAM8A1 Gene

Genomics for FAM8A1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM8A1 Gene

Enhancers for FAM8A1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around FAM8A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM8A1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around FAM8A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FAM8A1 Gene

17,600,287 bp from pter
17,611,719 bp from pter
11,433 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM8A1 Gene

Genes around FAM8A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM8A1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM8A1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM8A1 Gene

Proteins for FAM8A1 Gene

  • Protein details for FAM8A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM8A1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R725

    Protein attributes for FAM8A1 Gene

    413 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    44123 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FAM8A1 Gene

Proteomics data for FAM8A1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FAM8A1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM8A1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM8A1 Gene

Domains & Families for FAM8A1 Gene

Protein Domains for FAM8A1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM8A1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 RDD domain.
  • Contains 1 RDD domain.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM8A1 Gene

Function for FAM8A1 Gene

Phenotypes for FAM8A1 Gene

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Animal Model Products

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 FAM8A1 Gene

Localization for FAM8A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM8A1 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM8A1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM8A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
golgi apparatus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
peroxisome 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM8A1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM8A1 Gene

SuperPathways for FAM8A1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM8A1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM8A1 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM8A1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM8A1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM8A1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM8A1 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(8) Additional mRNA sequences :
(182) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for FAM8A1 Gene

Family with sequence similarity 8, member A1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM8A1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM8A1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM8A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM8A1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM8A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal (35.1) and Testis (7.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for FAM8A1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM8A1 Gene Hs.95260

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM8A1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed, with a higher level of expression in testis.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM8A1: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM8A1 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for FAM8A1 Gene

Orthologs for FAM8A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FAM8A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM8A1 35
  • 87.19 (n)
  • 82.48 (a)
FAM8A1 36
  • 82 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM8A1 35
  • 85.08 (n)
  • 79.58 (a)
FAM8A1 36
  • 81 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia C78339 35
  • 82.65 (n)
  • 81.12 (a)
Fam8a1 16
C78339 36
  • 78 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM8A1 35
  • 99.51 (n)
  • 99.51 (a)
FAM8A1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam8a1 35
  • 84.51 (n)
  • 82.51 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM8A1 36
  • 59 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM8A1 36
  • 65 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM8A1 35
  • 73.14 (n)
  • 74.67 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam8a1 35
  • 67.51 (n)
  • 68.23 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
LOC100537042 35
  • 61.82 (n)
  • 58.16 (a)
fam8a1 36
  • 49 (a)
FAM8A1 (2 of 3) 36
  • 54 (a)
FAM8A1 (3 of 3) 36
  • 54 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG8237 36
  • 24 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 31 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FAM8A1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for FAM8A1 Gene

Gene Tree for FAM8A1 (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM8A1 (if available)

Paralogs for FAM8A1 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for FAM8A1 Gene

Variants for FAM8A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM8A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1012470 -- 17,607,405(-) gaggt(G/T)gttag intron-variant
rs1055111 -- 17,609,859(+) TTTCT(G/T)TGACG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1063675 -- 17,611,071(+) CCAAC(G/T)GAACT utr-variant-3-prime
rs6459559 -- 17,610,626(+) CTCCT(A/G)CTTTC utr-variant-3-prime
rs6910235 -- 17,603,757(+) aaaaa(A/C)ttgtt intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM8A1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv516012 CNV Gain+Loss 19592680
nsv883455 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv883456 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv883457 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv883458 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv830596 CNV Gain 17160897
esv2731633 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for FAM8A1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 21% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.50; 10.77% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM8A1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM8A1 Gene

Disorders for FAM8A1 Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM8A1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM8A1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM8A1 Gene

Publications for FAM8A1 Gene

  1. Transduction of the human gene FAM8A1 by endogenous retrovirus during primate evolution. (PMID: 11707071) Jamain S. … Bourgeron T. (Genomics 2001) 2 3 4 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein M.Y. … Mann M. (Cell 2015) 3
  4. Defining human ERAD networks through an integrative mapping strategy. (PMID: 22119785) Christianson J.C. … Kopito R.R. (Nat. Cell Biol. 2012) 3
  5. Identification of novel ATP13A2 interactors and their role in I+-synuclein misfolding and toxicity. (PMID: 22645275) Usenovic M. … Krainc D. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2012) 3

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