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Aliases for FMOD Gene

Aliases for FMOD Gene

  • Fibromodulin 2 3 3 5
  • Keratan Sulfate Proteoglycan Fibromodulin 3 4
  • Collagen-Binding 59 KDa Protein 3 4
  • KSPG Fibromodulin 3 4
  • SLRR2E 3 4
  • FM 3 4
  • Fibromodulin Proteoglycan 2

External Ids for FMOD Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FMOD Gene

  • GC01M200989
  • GC01M198747
  • GC01M199776
  • GC01M200598
  • GC01M200041
  • GC01M201576
  • GC01M203311
  • GC01M174474

Summaries for FMOD Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for FMOD Gene

  • Fibromodulin belongs to the family of small interstitial proteoglycans. The encoded protein possesses a central region containing leucine-rich repeats with 4 keratan sulfate chains, flanked by terminal domains containing disulphide bonds. Owing to the interaction with type I and type II collagen fibrils and in vitro inhibition of fibrillogenesis, the encoded protein may play a role in the assembly of extracellular matrix. It may also regulate TGF-beta activities by sequestering TGF-beta into the extracellular matrix. Sequence variations in this gene may be associated with the pathogenesis of high myopia. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2013]

GeneCards Summary for FMOD Gene

FMOD (Fibromodulin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FMOD include Myopia and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and HIV Life Cycle. An important paralog of this gene is LUM.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FMOD Gene

  • Affects the rate of fibrils formation. May have a primary role in collagen fibrillogenesis (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for FMOD Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FMOD Gene

Genomics for FMOD Gene

Regulatory Elements for FMOD Gene

Enhancers for FMOD 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
GH01F203319 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 17.2 +27.3 27289 10.4 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT CREB3L1 WRNIP1 ZFP64 SIN3A YBX1 FEZF1 ZNF2 FMOD LOC100131747 BTG2 TMEM183A RABIF KLHL12 LAX1 ZBED6 GC01M203320 RNU6-487P
GH01F203349 0.9 ENCODE 20.6 +0.7 708 2.5 HDGF PKNOX1 ZNF143 CREM EGR2 USF2 REST TBX21 SREBF1 RAD51 FMOD GC01M203320 RNU6-487P
GH01F203647 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 9.1 -301.6 -301564 10.6 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A YBX1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF548 ZBED6 MDM4 ATP2B4 SNRPE SNORA77 OPTC PPP1R15B LOC100131747 FMOD LOC730222
GH01F203285 1.6 FANTOM5 ENCODE 9.9 +62.2 62232 7.1 HDGF PKNOX1 CREB3L1 WRNIP1 SIN3A ARID4B YBX1 CBX5 ZNF143 ZNF207 BTG2 RNU6-487P FMOD LOC100131747 LINC01353 RABIF ADIPOR1 KLHL12 LINC01136
GH01F203589 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 9.5 -240.3 -240347 5.3 SIN3A ZNF2 BRCA1 ZNF121 GLIS2 FOS DEK SP3 TSHZ1 REST ATP2B4 OPTC PRELP LOC100131747 FMOD BTG2 ZC3H11A GC01P203608 GC01M203457
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around FMOD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Genomic Location for FMOD Gene

203,340,621 bp from pter
203,351,489 bp from pter
10,869 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FMOD Gene

Genes around FMOD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for FMOD Gene

Proteins for FMOD Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q15331
    • Q8IV47

    Protein attributes for FMOD Gene

    376 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    43179 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds to type I and type II collagen.

neXtProt entry for FMOD Gene

Post-translational modifications for FMOD Gene

  • Binds keratan sulfate chains.
  • Glycosylation at Asn 127, Asn 166, Asn 201, Asn 291, and Asn 341
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for FMOD Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for FMOD (Fibromodulin/FMOD)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FMOD Gene

Domains & Families for FMOD Gene

Gene Families for FMOD Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FMOD Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 LRRNT domain.
  • Belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan (SLRP) family. SLRP class II subfamily.
  • Contains 11 LRR (leucine-rich) repeats.
  • Contains 1 LRRNT domain.
  • Belongs to the small leucine-rich proteoglycan (SLRP) family. SLRP class II subfamily.
  • Contains 11 LRR (leucine-rich) repeats.
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Function for FMOD Gene

Molecular function for FMOD Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
fibromodulin,small collagen-binding proteoglycan of the extra-cellular matrix,mainly expressed in articular cartilage,tendon,ligament,leucine-rich repeat (LRR) family
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Affects the rate of fibrils formation. May have a primary role in collagen fibrillogenesis (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FMOD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008201 heparin binding IBA --
GO:0048495 NOT Roundabout binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FMOD: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FMOD: view

Animal Models for FMOD Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FMOD:

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miRNA for FMOD Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FMOD

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FMOD Gene

Localization for FMOD Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FMOD Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FMOD gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
lysosome 5
golgi apparatus 4
plasma membrane 1
cytoskeleton 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FMOD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix IEA,TAS --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IDA 20551380
GO:0005796 Golgi lumen TAS --
GO:0031012 colocalizes_with extracellular matrix IDA 20551380
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FMOD: view

Pathways & Interactions for FMOD Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with FMOD: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FMOD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007181 transforming growth factor beta receptor complex assembly TAS 8093006
GO:0007409 axonogenesis IBA --
GO:0018146 keratan sulfate biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0030199 collagen fibril organization IEA --
GO:0035385 NOT Roundabout signaling pathway IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FMOD: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for FMOD Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FMOD Gene

(7) Drugs for FMOD Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(6) Additional Compounds for FMOD Gene - From: Novoseek and HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Keratan 6'-sulfate
  • Keratan 6'-sulphate
  • Keratan sulfate
  • Keratan sulphate
  • Kerato 6'-sulfate
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with FMOD: view

Transcripts for FMOD Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FMOD Gene

Unigene Clusters for FMOD Gene

Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b · 7c
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - - - - -
SP3: - -
SP4: -
SP5: - - - - - -
SP6: -
SP7: - - - - -

Relevant External Links for FMOD Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FMOD Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Aorta (x7.8), Artery - Coronary (x7.5), and Artery - Tibial (x5.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FMOD Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cerebral cortex (12.6), Ovary (7.3), Uterus (7.1), and Spinal cord (6.3).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FMOD Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FMOD Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FMOD Gene:

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

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FMOD Gene

Orthologs for FMOD Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FMOD Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FMOD 34 35
  • 99.73 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FMOD 34 35
  • 91.67 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FMOD 35
  • 91 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FMOD 34 35
  • 90.84 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fmod 34 16 35
  • 88.74 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fmod 34
  • 88.56 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FMOD 34 35
  • 73.24 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FMOD 35
  • 69 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fmod 34
  • 65.09 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fmodb 34 35
  • 60.57 (n)
fmoda 35
  • 55 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 26 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FMOD 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 FMOD Gene

Gene Tree for FMOD (if available)
Gene Tree for FMOD (if available)

Paralogs for FMOD Gene

Paralogs for FMOD Gene

(5) SIMAP similar genes for FMOD Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for FMOD Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FMOD Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10128007 -- 203,350,611(+) TTCTA(A/C)ACAAA intron-variant
rs10737585 -- 203,345,998(+) TAGGC(C/T)GTACA intron-variant
rs10753939 -- 203,349,603(+) TAGAA(C/T)CTTTC intron-variant
rs10800912 -- 203,343,832(+) AGGCT(A/G)ATGAA intron-variant
rs10800913 -- 203,346,765(+) TAAGT(A/G)CAGGG intron-variant

Variation tolerance for FMOD Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 68.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.92; 35.76% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FMOD Gene

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 FMOD Gene

Disorders for FMOD Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(8) MalaCards diseases for FMOD Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • near vision
chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • b-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
pilocytic astrocytoma
  • grade i astrocytic tumor
corneal dystrophy, congenital stromal
  • congenital stromal corneal dystrophy
achondrogenesis, type ii or hypochondrogenesis
  • achondrogenesis, type ii
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search FMOD in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for FMOD

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with FMOD: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FMOD Gene

Publications for FMOD Gene

  1. Sclera-related gene polymorphisms in high myopia. (PMID: 19710942) Lin H.J. … Tsai F.J. (Mol. Vis. 2009) 3 22 46 64
  2. Interaction of the small interstitial proteoglycans biglycan, decorin and fibromodulin with transforming growth factor beta. (PMID: 8093006) Hildebrand A. … Ruoslahti E. (Biochem. J. 1994) 3 4 22 64
  3. Localization of the human fibromodulin gene (FMOD) to chromosome 1q32 and completion of the cDNA sequence. (PMID: 7851907) Sztrolovics R. … Korenberg J.R. (Genomics 1994) 2 3 22 64
  4. Structure and deduced amino acid sequence of the human fibromodulin gene. (PMID: 8357838) Antonsson P. … Oldberg A. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1993) 3 4 22 64
  5. Follow-up of a major linkage peak on chromosome 1 reveals suggestive QTLs associated with essential hypertension: GenNet study. (PMID: 19536175) Ehret G.B. … Chakravarti A. (Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2009) 3 46 64

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