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Aliases for GCNT4 Gene

Aliases for GCNT4 Gene

  • Glucosaminyl (N-Acetyl) Transferase 4, Core 2 2 3 5
  • Glucosaminyl (N-Acetyl) Transferase 4, Core 2 (Beta-1,6-N-Acetylglucosaminyltransferase) 2 3
  • Core 2 Beta-1,6-N-Acetylglucosaminyltransferase 3 2 3
  • Core2-GlcNAc-Transferase 3 3 4
  • Core 2-Branching Enzyme 3 3 4
  • C2GNT3 3 4
  • Beta-1,3-Galactosyl-O-Glycosyl-Glycoprotein Beta-1,6-N-Acetylglucosaminyltransferase 4 2
  • EC 4

External Ids for GCNT4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GCNT4 Gene

  • GC05M074360
  • GC05M074324
  • GC05M069528

Summaries for GCNT4 Gene

GeneCards Summary for GCNT4 Gene

GCNT4 (Glucosaminyl (N-Acetyl) Transferase 4, Core 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Mucin type O-Glycan biosynthesis. GO annotations related to this gene include acetylglucosaminyltransferase activity and N-acetyllactosaminide beta-1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is XYLT2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GCNT4 Gene

  • Glycosyltransferase that mediates core 2 O-glycan branching, an important step in mucin-type biosynthesis. Does not have core 4 O-glycan or I-branching enzyme activity.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GCNT4 Gene

Genomics for GCNT4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for GCNT4 Gene

Enhancers for GCNT4 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 GCNT4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for GCNT4 Gene

75,025,346 bp from pter
75,030,899 bp from pter
5,554 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for GCNT4 Gene

Genes around GCNT4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GCNT4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GCNT4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for GCNT4 Gene

Proteins for GCNT4 Gene

  • Protein details for GCNT4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Beta-1,3-galactosyl-O-glycosyl-glycoprotein beta-1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase 4
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for GCNT4 Gene

    453 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    53052 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for GCNT4 Gene

Proteomics data for GCNT4 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for GCNT4 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 72 and Asn 286
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for GCNT4 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for GCNT4 Gene

Domains & Families for GCNT4 Gene

Protein Domains for GCNT4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GCNT4 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 14 family.
  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 14 family.
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Function for GCNT4 Gene

Molecular function for GCNT4 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine + beta-D-galactosyl-1,3-N-acetyl-D-galactosaminyl-R = UDP + beta-D-galactosyl-1,3-(N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl-1,6)-N-acetyl-D-galactosaminyl-R.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Glycosyltransferase that mediates core 2 O-glycan branching, an important step in mucin-type biosynthesis. Does not have core 4 O-glycan or I-branching enzyme activity.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for GCNT4 Gene

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Animal Models for GCNT4 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for GCNT4:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GCNT4 Gene

Localization for GCNT4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GCNT4 Gene

Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for GCNT4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for GCNT4 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
endoplasmic reticulum 2
extracellular 1
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GCNT4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for GCNT4 Gene

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Pathways by source for GCNT4 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9P109-GCNT4_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; protein glycosylation.

Interacting Proteins for GCNT4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GCNT4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002121 inter-male aggressive behavior IEA --
GO:0005975 carbohydrate metabolic process TAS 10753916
GO:0006493 protein O-linked glycosylation TAS 10753916
GO:0042403 thyroid hormone metabolic process IEA --
GO:0048729 tissue morphogenesis IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GCNT4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for GCNT4 Gene

(1) Drugs for GCNT4 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Uridine-5'-Diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0

(1) Additional Compounds for GCNT4 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Uridine diphosphate-N-acetylglucosamine
  • N-[2-[[[5-[(2,4-Dioxo-1H-pyrimidin-1-yl)]-3,4-dihydroxy-tetrahydrofuran-2-yl]methoxy-hydroxy-phosphinoyl]oxy-hydroxy-phosphinoyl]oxy-4,5-dihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydropyran-3-yl]acetamide
  • UDP-a-D-N-Acetylglucosamine
  • UDP-Acetyl-D-glucosamine
  • UDP-Acetyl-delta-glucosamine
  • UDP-Acetylglucosamine
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Transcripts for GCNT4 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for GCNT4 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for GCNT4 Gene

Glucosaminyl (N-acetyl) transferase 4, core 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GCNT4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for GCNT4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GCNT4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for GCNT4 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for GCNT4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Stomach (x4.5) and Bladder (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for GCNT4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal gut (39.6) and Thyroid (16.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for GCNT4 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GCNT4 Gene Hs.272404

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GCNT4 Gene

Tissue specificity: Predominantly expressed in thymus. Weakly expressed in pancreas, peripheral blood leukocytes, placenta, small intestine and stomach. Barely detectable in liver, spleen, lung and lymph node.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for GCNT4 Gene

Primer Products

Orthologs for GCNT4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for GCNT4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GCNT4 35
  • 88.08 (n)
  • 87.86 (a)
GCNT4 36
  • 88 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GCNT4 35
  • 87.86 (n)
  • 87.42 (a)
GCNT4 36
  • 87 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gcnt4 35
  • 82.21 (n)
  • 82.96 (a)
Gcnt4 16
Gcnt4 36
  • 81 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GCNT4 35
  • 99.78 (n)
  • 99.56 (a)
GCNT4 36
  • 100 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GCNT4 36
  • 77 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia GCNT4 36
  • 77 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GCNT4 35
  • 71.04 (n)
  • 71.6 (a)
GCNT4 36
  • 69 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GCNT4 36
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia gcnt4 35
  • 64.47 (n)
  • 64.97 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii gcnt4a 35
  • 63.81 (n)
  • 65.19 (a)
wufc31c11 35
GCNT4 (2 of 3) 36
  • 54 (a)
gcnt4a 36
  • 57 (a)
gcnt4b 36
  • 51 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 40 (a)
Species with no ortholog for GCNT4:
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 GCNT4 Gene

Gene Tree for GCNT4 (if available)
Gene Tree for GCNT4 (if available)

Paralogs for GCNT4 Gene

Paralogs for GCNT4 Gene

(8) SIMAP similar genes for GCNT4 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for GCNT4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GCNT4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs4704166 -, - 75,029,077(+) TTGAA(A/C/G/T)GATGG reference, missense
rs3811987 - 75,028,723(+) TGAGG(A/G)CAAAG reference, missense
rs3811986 -- 75,028,612(+) AGTAT(A/G)GTATT utr-variant-3-prime
rs4704167 -- 75,032,876(+) GGGTG(G/T)GTGTG upstream-variant-2KB
rs34018438 -- 75,027,704(+) CTTTT(C/G)AAGAA utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GCNT4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv830352 CNV Gain 17160897
esv270673 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv272635 CNV Insertion 20981092

Variation tolerance for GCNT4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 15.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 11.72; 93.27% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for GCNT4 Gene

Disorders for GCNT4 Gene

Relevant External Links for GCNT4

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for GCNT4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GCNT4 Gene

Publications for GCNT4 Gene

  1. Control of O-glycan branch formation. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel thymus-associated core 2 beta1, 6-n- acetylglucosaminyltransferase. (PMID: 10753916) Schwientek T. … Clausen H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2000) 2 3 4 67
  2. Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci associated with concentrations of four plasma phospholipid fatty acids in the de novo lipogenesis pathway: results from the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) consortium. (PMID: 23362303) Wu J.H. … Mozaffarian D. (Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2013) 3

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