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Aliases for HSPA12B Gene

Aliases for HSPA12B Gene

  • Heat Shock Protein Family A (Hsp70) Member 12B 2 3 5
  • C20orf60 3 4
  • Chromosome 20 Open Reading Frame 60 2
  • Heat Shock 70 KDa Protein 12B 3
  • Heat Shock 70kD Protein 12B 2

External Ids for HSPA12B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for HSPA12B Gene

  • C20orf60

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HSPA12B Gene

  • GC20P003661

Summaries for HSPA12B Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HSPA12B Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene contains an atypical heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) ATPase domain and is therefore a distant member of the mammalian Hsp70 family. This gene may be involved in susceptibility to atherosclerosis. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2015]

GeneCards Summary for HSPA12B Gene

HSPA12B (Heat Shock Protein Family A (Hsp70) Member 12B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cellular Senescence (REACTOME) and Cellular response to heat stress. An important paralog of this gene is HSPA12A.

Additional gene information for HSPA12B Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HSPA12B Gene

Genomics for HSPA12B Gene

Regulatory Elements for HSPA12B Gene

Enhancers for HSPA12B 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
GH20H003753 0.7 ENCODE 44.3 +20.7 20705 0.6 CTCF TFAP4 KLF1 SAP130 ARID4B ZNF2 RAD21 POLR2A SMC3 ZNF143 HSPA12B SPEF1 CENPB CDC25B AP5S1 ENSG00000229539 PANK2 PIR58376
GH20H003838 1 Ensembl ENCODE 14.6 +106.5 106472 1.5 HDAC1 TAL1 ETV1 TCF12 CTBP1 GATA2 NCOR1 ZNF366 POLR2A SOX6 CDC25B HSPA12B CENPB PANK2 ENSG00000229539 SPEF1 C20orf27 MAVS AP5S1
GH20H003731 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 13.6 +0.4 365 2.7 ESRRA ZBTB48 ZNF24 NR2F2 EZH2 HSPA12B PIR58376
GH20H003541 1 ENCODE 9.9 -188.9 -188851 5.1 FOXA2 ATF1 MLX ARID4B DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 SP5 MXD4 REST HSPA12B ATRN ITPA SF3A3P1 GC20M003527
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around HSPA12B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for HSPA12B Gene

Genomic Locations for HSPA12B Gene
20,445 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for HSPA12B Gene

Genes around HSPA12B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
HSPA12B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for HSPA12B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for HSPA12B Gene

Proteins for HSPA12B Gene

  • Protein details for HSPA12B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Heat shock 70 kDa protein 12B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DVX7
    • Q2TAK3
    • Q9BR52

    Protein attributes for HSPA12B Gene

    686 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    75688 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for HSPA12B Gene

Post-translational modifications for HSPA12B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HSPA12B Gene

Domains & Families for HSPA12B Gene

Gene Families for HSPA12B Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for HSPA12B Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the heat shock protein 70 family.
  • Belongs to the heat shock protein 70 family.
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Function for HSPA12B Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for HSPA12B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for HSPA12B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
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Phenotypes for HSPA12B Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for HSPA12B:
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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for HSPA12B Gene

Localization for HSPA12B Gene

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 HSPA12B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 2
golgi apparatus 2
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HSPA12B Gene

Pathways & Interactions for HSPA12B Gene

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Pathways by source for HSPA12B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HSPA12B Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for HSPA12B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for HSPA12B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for HSPA12B Gene

Unigene Clusters for HSPA12B Gene

Heat shock 70kD protein 12B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HSPA12B Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP3: -
SP5: -

Relevant External Links for HSPA12B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HSPA12B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for HSPA12B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for HSPA12B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain (8.2) and Fetal gut (8.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for HSPA12B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for HSPA12B Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of HSPA12B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HSPA12B Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HSPA12B Gene:

Tissue specificity: Highest expression in muscle and heart. Lower levels in liver and kidney.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for HSPA12B Gene

  • Nervous system(4.3)
  • Liver(4.1)
  • Heart(2)
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for HSPA12B Gene

Orthologs for HSPA12B Gene

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

Orthologs for HSPA12B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HSPA12B 33 34
  • 99.85 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia HSPA12B 33 34
  • 91.57 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia HSPA12B 33 34
  • 89.29 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hspa12b 33 16 34
  • 85.69 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia HSPA12B 34
  • 75 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia HSPA12B 34
  • 69 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 34
  • 35 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia HSPA12B 34
  • 74 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia hspa12b 33
  • 70.74 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.9427 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii hspa12b 33 34
  • 65.9 (n)
gng3 33
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 52 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU00573 33
  • 42.65 (n)
Species where no ortholog for HSPA12B was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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 HSPA12B Gene

Gene Tree for HSPA12B (if available)
Gene Tree for HSPA12B (if available)

Paralogs for HSPA12B Gene

Paralogs for HSPA12B Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for HSPA12B Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for HSPA12B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HSPA12B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1000354855 -- 3,743,118(+) TGACT(G/T)CGGGT intron-variant
rs1000407158 -- 3,742,542(+) CCACT(A/G)GGGTA intron-variant
rs1000448222 -- 3,747,860(+) CCAGC(A/G)CTCAG intron-variant
rs1000496065 -- 3,747,520(+) CCCTT(A/G)TCCCT intron-variant
rs1000651724 -- 3,747,878(+) CTTGT(A/G)CCTGT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HSPA12B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833899 CNV loss 17160897
nsv828673 CNV gain 20364138
nsv585286 CNV loss 21841781
nsv585285 CNV loss 21841781
nsv585284 CNV loss 21841781
nsv520565 CNV loss 19592680
nsv470536 CNV loss 18288195
nsv179720 CNV deletion 16902084
esv3645047 CNV loss 21293372
esv3575355 CNV gain 25503493

Variation tolerance for HSPA12B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 68.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.03; 68.59% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for HSPA12B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HSPA12B Gene

Disorders for HSPA12B Gene

Relevant External Links for HSPA12B

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

No disorders were found for HSPA12B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for HSPA12B Gene

Publications for HSPA12B Gene

  1. Two Hsp70 family members expressed in atherosclerotic lesions. (PMID: 12552099) Han Z … Breslow JL (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2003) 2 3 4 60
  2. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey SD … DREAM investigators (Diabetes care 2010) 3 45 60
  3. Oxidative stress, telomere length and biomarkers of physical aging in a cohort aged 79 years from the 1932 Scottish Mental Survey. (PMID: 18977241) Starr JM … Deary IJ (Mechanisms of ageing and development 2008) 3 45 60
  4. A genetic association analysis of cognitive ability and cognitive ageing using 325 markers for 109 genes associated with oxidative stress or cognition. (PMID: 17601350) Harris SE … Deary IJ (BMC genetics 2007) 3 45 60
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 60

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