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Aliases for FOXO6 Gene

Aliases for FOXO6 Gene

  • Forkhead Box O6 2 3 5

External Ids for FOXO6 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FOXO6 Gene

  • GC01U900892
  • GC01P041599
  • GC01P041827

Summaries for FOXO6 Gene

GeneCards Summary for FOXO6 Gene

FOXO6 (Forkhead Box O6) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are FoxO signaling pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXO4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXO6 Gene

  • Transcriptional activator.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FOXO6 Gene

Genomics for FOXO6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for FOXO6 Gene

Enhancers for FOXO6 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 FOXO6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FOXO6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around FOXO6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FOXO6 Gene

41,361,922 bp from pter
41,383,591 bp from pter
21,670 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FOXO6 Gene

Genes around FOXO6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FOXO6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FOXO6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FOXO6 Gene

Proteins for FOXO6 Gene

  • Protein details for FOXO6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Forkhead box protein O6
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FOXO6 Gene

    492 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    50595 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FOXO6 Gene

Proteomics data for FOXO6 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FOXO6 Gene

  • Phosphorylation of Ser-184 is be important in regulating the transacriptional activity.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FOXO6 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FOXO6 Gene

Domains & Families for FOXO6 Gene

Gene Families for FOXO6 Gene

Protein Domains for FOXO6 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FOXO6 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 fork-head DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 fork-head DNA-binding domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FOXO6: view

Function for FOXO6 Gene

Molecular function for FOXO6 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional activator.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FOXO6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000981 RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding ISS --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 23714368
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FOXO6: view

Phenotypes for FOXO6 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FOXO6: view

Animal Models for FOXO6 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FOXO6:

miRNA for FOXO6 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FOXO6

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FOXO6 Gene

Localization for FOXO6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXO6 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=When phosphorylated, translocated from nucleus to cytoplasm. High nuclear localization after stimulation with growth factors (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FOXO6 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FOXO6 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FOXO6 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FOXO6 Gene

SuperPathways for FOXO6 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 FoxO signaling pathway
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with FOXO6: view

Pathways by source for FOXO6 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for FOXO6 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for FOXO6 Gene

Is inactivated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FOXO6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IBA --
GO:0060999 positive regulation of dendritic spine development ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FOXO6: view

Drugs & Compounds for FOXO6 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FOXO6 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FOXO6 Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FOXO6 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FOXO6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FOXO6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FOXO6 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FOXO6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (x6.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for FOXO6 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FOXO6: view

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for FOXO6 Gene

Orthologs for FOXO6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for FOXO6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Foxo6 35
  • 91.65 (n)
  • 95.96 (a)
Foxo6 16
Foxo6 36
  • 67 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Foxo6 35
  • 91.99 (n)
  • 96.16 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FOXO6 36
  • 45 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FOXO6 36
  • 62 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FOXO6 36
  • 39 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FOXO6 36
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LOC100857767 35
  • 73.85 (n)
  • 69.52 (a)
FOXO6 36
  • 31 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FOXO6 36
  • 30 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia foxo6 35
  • 65.4 (n)
  • 73.65 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:ch211-206a7.2 35
  • 62.94 (n)
  • 61.8 (a)
FOXO6 (1 of 2) 36
  • 27 (a)
FOXO6 (2 of 2) 36
  • 28 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta foxo 36
  • 23 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea daf-16 36
  • 21 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes HCM1 36
  • 12 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.3143 36
  • 18 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FOXO6:
  • 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)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for FOXO6 Gene

Gene Tree for FOXO6 (if available)
Gene Tree for FOXO6 (if available)

Paralogs for FOXO6 Gene

Paralogs for FOXO6 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for FOXO6 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FOXO6: view

Variants for FOXO6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FOXO6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs138225181 -- 41,368,682(+) GGGGG(-/AGGGGCCTCCC)ACACC intron-variant
rs146178162 -- 41,369,871(+) GAGGG(-/C)GAGCC intron-variant
rs368159275 -- 41,359,540(+) TGCTC(A/G)GTCTC upstream-variant-2KB
rs369389690 -- 41,363,713(+) TAGAT(G/T)TATTC intron-variant
rs560213859 -- 41,363,712(+) GTAGA(-/TGTATTCAC)TGTCC intron-variant

Variation tolerance for FOXO6 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 8.36; 85.40% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Relevant External Links for FOXO6 Gene

Disorders for FOXO6 Gene

Relevant External Links for FOXO6

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FOXO6 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FOXO6 Gene

Publications for FOXO6 Gene

  1. Large-scale genome-wide association analysis of bipolar disorder identifies a new susceptibility locus near ODZ4. (PMID: 21926972) (Nat. Genet. 2011) 3 48 67
  2. FoxO6, a novel member of the FoxO class of transcription factors with distinct shuttling dynamics. (PMID: 12857750) Jacobs F.M. … Smidt M.P. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 2 3
  3. Proteomic analyses reveal distinct chromatin-associated and soluble transcription factor complexes. (PMID: 25609649) Li X. … Chen J. (Mol. Syst. Biol. 2015) 3
  4. FoxO6 inhibits cell proliferation in lung carcinoma through up-regulation of USP7. (PMID: 25695151) Hu H.J. … Guo X.X. (Mol Med Rep 2015) 3
  5. FoxO6 in glucose metabolism (FoxO6). (PMID: 23324123) Kim D.H. … Dong H.H. (J Diabetes 2013) 3

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