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Aliases for HBE1 Gene

Aliases for HBE1 Gene

  • Hemoglobin, Epsilon 1 2 3
  • Hemoglobin Epsilon Chain 3 4
  • Epsilon-Globin 3 4
  • HBE 3 4
  • Hemoglobin Subunit Epsilon 3
  • Epsilon Globin 3

External Ids for HBE1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HBE1 Gene

  • GC11M006037
  • GC11M005591
  • GC11M005249
  • GC11M005214
  • GC11M005233
  • GC11M005247
  • GC11M005289
  • GC11M004949

Summaries for HBE1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HBE1 Gene

  • The epsilon globin gene (HBE) is normally expressed in the embryonic yolk sac: two epsilon chains together with two zeta chains (an alpha-like globin) constitute the embryonic hemoglobin Hb Gower I; two epsilon chains together with two alpha chains form the embryonic Hb Gower II. Both of these embryonic hemoglobins are normally supplanted by fetal, and later, adult hemoglobin. The five beta-like globin genes are found within a 45 kb cluster on chromosome 11 in the following order: 5'-epsilon - G-gamma - A-gamma - delta - beta-3' [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for HBE1 Gene

HBE1 (Hemoglobin, Epsilon 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HBE1 include ascariasis and trichuriasis. Among its related pathways are Hemostasis and Factors involved in megakaryocyte development and platelet production. GO annotations related to this gene include iron ion binding and oxygen binding. An important paralog of this gene is HBA2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HBE1 Gene

  • The epsilon chain is a beta-type chain of early mammalian embryonic hemoglobin

Gene Wiki entry for HBE1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HBE1 Gene

Genomics for HBE1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for HBE1 Gene

Genomic Location for HBE1 Gene

5,268,345 bp from pter
5,505,617 bp from pter
237,273 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for HBE1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for HBE1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for HBE1 Gene

Proteins for HBE1 Gene

  • Protein details for HBE1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Hemoglobin subunit epsilon
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6FH44

    Protein attributes for HBE1 Gene

    147 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    16203 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterotetramer of two alpha chains and two epsilon chains in early embryonic hemoglobin Gower-2; two zeta chains and two epsilon chains in early embryonic hemoglobin Gower-1.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for HBE1 Gene

neXtProt entry for HBE1 Gene

Proteomics data for HBE1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for HBE1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for HBE1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HBE1 Gene

Domains for HBE1 Gene

Protein Domains for HBE1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for HBE1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P02100
  • Belongs to the globin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with HBE1: view

No data available for Gene Families for HBE1 Gene

Function for HBE1 Gene

Molecular function for HBE1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: hemoglobin,epsilon 1,embryonic
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: The epsilon chain is a beta-type chain of early mammalian embryonic hemoglobin

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for HBE1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005344 oxygen transporter activity IEA --
GO:0005506 iron ion binding IEA --
GO:0019825 oxygen binding IEA --
GO:0020037 heme binding IEA --
GO:0031721 hemoglobin alpha binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HBE1: view

Phenotypes for HBE1 Gene

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Animal Models for HBE1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for HBE1:

miRNA for HBE1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target HBE1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for HBE1 Gene

Localization for HBE1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for HBE1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for HBE1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 4
nucleus 3
extracellular 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HBE1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005833 hemoglobin complex IEA --
GO:0072562 blood microparticle IDA 22516433
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HBE1: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HBE1 Gene

Pathways for HBE1 Gene

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Pathways by source for HBE1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HBE1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0007596 blood coagulation TAS --
GO:0015671 oxygen transport IEA --
GO:0051291 protein heterooligomerization IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HBE1: view

Compounds for HBE1 Gene

(1) HMDB Compounds for HBE1 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • (protoporphyrinato)iron

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for HBE1 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
chloramphenicol 12.7 1
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with HBE1: view

Transcripts for HBE1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for HBE1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for HBE1 Gene

Hemoglobin, epsilon 1:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for HBE1

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HBE1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for HBE1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HBE1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HBE1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for HBE1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (13.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for HBE1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HBE1 Gene Hs.655195

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HBE1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Red blood cells
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with HBE1: view

In Situ Assay Products

Orthologs for HBE1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for HBE1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HBE1 35
  • 100 (n)
  • 100 (a)
HBE1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 90 (a)
-- 36
  • 70 (a)
HBE4 35
  • 78.91 (n)
  • 77.55 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC485255 35
  • 82.77 (n)
  • 82.31 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hbb-bh1 35
  • 79.82 (n)
  • 77.55 (a)
Hbb-y 16
Hbb-y 36
  • 81 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 82 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 79 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Hbg1 35
  • 79.14 (n)
  • 76.19 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves HBB 36
  • 75 (a)
HBE 36
  • 72 (a)
HBE1 36
  • 71 (a)
HBG1 36
  • 74 (a)
HBG2 35
  • 75.96 (n)
  • 74.83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 64 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
ba1 36
  • 53 (a)
ba1l 36
  • 53 (a)
hbaa1 36
  • 41 (a)
hbaa1 36
  • 41 (a)
hbae1 36
  • 41 (a)
hbae1 36
  • 37 (a)
hbae3 36
  • 39 (a)
hbbe1.1 36
  • 52 (a)
hbbe1.2 36
  • 52 (a)
hbbe2 36
  • 54 (a)
hbbe3 36
  • 53 (a)
hbz 36
  • 41 (a)
si:ch211-5k11.12 36
  • 52 (a)
si:ch211-5k11.2 36
  • 41 (a)
si:ch211-5k11.6 36
  • 41 (a)
zgc:92880 35
  • 62.79 (n)
  • 54.79 (a)
zgc:92880 36
  • 54 (a)
Species with no ortholog for HBE1:
  • 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 squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)

Evolution for HBE1 Gene

Gene Tree for HBE1 (if available)
Gene Tree for HBE1 (if available)

Paralogs for HBE1 Gene

Paralogs for HBE1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for HBE1 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for HBE1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HBE1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2213165 -- 5,268,447(+) CAGGT(C/G)TTCCT utr-variant-3-prime
rs3061747 -- 5,271,573(-) ACATA(-/CA)GGAAA upstream-variant-2KB
rs3061750 -- 5,268,666(-) tgttt(-/GTTT)tttCA intron-variant
rs3759067 -- 5,270,962(-) AGCAT(A/G)AGCAA upstream-variant-2KB
rs3759068 -- 5,270,798(-) GATTA(A/G)TATAT upstream-variant-2KB

Relevant External Links for HBE1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HBE1 Gene

Disorders for HBE1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (5) Diseases for HBE1 Gene including...

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(1) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for HBE1 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
erythroleukemia 58.2 2

Relevant External Links for HBE1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with HBE1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HBE1 Gene

Publications for HBE1 Gene

  1. Embryonic hemoglobins are expressed in definitive cells. (PMID: 10381533) Luo H.Y. … Alter B.P. (Blood 1999) 3 23
  2. Genomic and phylogenetic footprinting at the epsilon-globin silencer region in intact human cells. (PMID: 15157738) Temple M.D. … Murray V. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2004) 3 23
  3. Investigations of a human embryonic globin gene silencing element using YAC transgenic mice. (PMID: 16514181) Navas P.A. … Stamatoyannopoulos G. (Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) 2006) 3 23
  4. Linear distance from the locus control region determines epsilon-globin transcriptional activity. (PMID: 17548470) Shimotsuma M. … Tanimoto K. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2007) 3 23
  5. The primary structure of the human epsilon-globin gene. (PMID: 6254663) Baralle F.E. … Proudfoot N.J. (Cell 1980) 3 4

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