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Aliases for IFT43 Gene

Aliases for IFT43 Gene

  • Intraflagellar Transport 43 2 3 5
  • C14orf179 3 4
  • Intraflagellar Transport 43 Homolog (Chlamydomonas) 2
  • Intraflagellar Transport Protein 43 Homolog 3
  • Chromosome 14 Open Reading Frame 179 2
  • Intraflagellar Transport 43 Homolog 3
  • IFT Complex A Subunit 3
  • CED3 3

External Ids for IFT43 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for IFT43 Gene

  • C14orf179

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IFT43 Gene

  • GC14P076453
  • GC14P076368

Summaries for IFT43 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for IFT43 Gene

  • This gene encodes a subunit of the intraflagellar transport complex A (IFT-A). IFT-A is a multiprotein complex that plays an important role in cilia assembly and maintenance by mediating retrograde ciliary transport. Mutations in this gene are a cause of cranioectodermal dysplasia-3 (CED3), also known as Sensenbrenner syndrome. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]

GeneCards Summary for IFT43 Gene

IFT43 (Intraflagellar Transport 43) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IFT43 include Cranioectodermal Dysplasia 3 and Cranioectodermal Dysplasia 1. Among its related pathways are Intraflagellar transport and Organelle biogenesis and maintenance.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFT43 Gene

  • Component of IFT complex A (IFT-A) involved in retrograde ciliary transport along microtubules from the ciliary tip to the base.

Additional gene information for IFT43 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IFT43 Gene

Genomics for IFT43 Gene

Regulatory Elements for IFT43 Gene

Enhancers for IFT43 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
GH14H075992 1.7 VISTA Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 19.3 +92.8 92846 4.6 JUNB REST BATF NR2F2 BCL11A EED IKZF1 SCRT2 HNF4A RUNX3 IFT43 FLVCR2 TTLL5 TGFB3 LOC100506576
GH14H075876 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.6 -23.9 -23881 3.4 JUN HLF JUNB JUND PRDM6 POLR2A FOS MAFK RUNX3 SP7 FLVCR2 IFT43 ENSG00000259103
GH14H075249 2.5 VISTA FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 6.5 -647.1 -647095 12 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B NEK9 IFT43 FOS ABCD4 ENSG00000258740 YLPM1 LOC105370571 RNU4ATAC14P
GH14H075866 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.5 -33.8 -33848 3 PKNOX1 ZSCAN4 KLF17 FEZF1 ZNF2 ZBTB40 ZNF121 GLIS2 ZNF366 ZSCAN5C FLVCR2 IFT43 ENSG00000259103
GH14H075820 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.4 -78.1 -78145 6.1 FOXA2 ATF1 ZFP64 ARID4B FEZF1 DMAP1 FOS RUNX3 ZHX2 TSHZ1 FLVCR2 IFT43 TTLL5 RPS2P43 GC14P075681
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around IFT43 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for IFT43 Gene

Genomic Locations for IFT43 Gene
182,450 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for IFT43 Gene

Genes around IFT43 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
IFT43 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for IFT43 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IFT43 Gene

Proteins for IFT43 Gene

  • Protein details for IFT43 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Intraflagellar transport protein 43 homolog
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KPT6
    • B4DZI9
    • G3V385
    • O95418
    • Q9ULA9

    Protein attributes for IFT43 Gene

    208 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    23529 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the IFT complex A (IFT-A) complex (Probable). Interacts with WDR35/IFT121.

    Alternative splice isoforms for IFT43 Gene


neXtProt entry for IFT43 Gene

Post-translational modifications for IFT43 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at isoforms=2159
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for IFT43 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IFT43 Gene

Domains & Families for IFT43 Gene

Gene Families for IFT43 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Disease related genes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for IFT43 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IFT43 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the IFT43 family.
  • Belongs to the IFT43 family.
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Function for IFT43 Gene

Molecular function for IFT43 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Component of IFT complex A (IFT-A) involved in retrograde ciliary transport along microtubules from the ciliary tip to the base.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for IFT43 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for IFT43 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
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Phenotypes for IFT43 Gene

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Human Phenotype Ontology for IFT43 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for IFT43 Gene

Localization for IFT43 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFT43 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cell projection, cilium. Note=Associated with microtubules. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22361696}.

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 IFT43 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
cytosol 4
nucleus 3
mitochondrion 2
plasma membrane 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Microtubule organizing center (3)
  • Microtubules (3)
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Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IFT43 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005815 microtubule organizing center IDA --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0005929 cilium TAS --
GO:0015630 microtubule cytoskeleton IDA --
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Pathways & Interactions for IFT43 Gene

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Pathways by source for IFT43 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IFT43 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030030 cell projection organization IEA --
GO:0035721 intraciliary retrograde transport IMP 21378380
GO:0035735 intraciliary transport involved in cilium assembly TAS --
GO:0060271 cilium assembly IMP 21378380
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IFT43: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for IFT43 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for IFT43 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for IFT43 Gene

Unigene Clusters for IFT43 Gene

Intraflagellar transport 43 homolog (Chlamydomonas):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IFT43 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b · 11c · 11d ^ 12
SP1: - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - -
SP5: - - - - - - -
SP6: - - - - - - -
SP7: - - - - - - - -
SP8: - - - - -
SP9: - - - - - - - - -
SP10: - - - -
SP11: - -

Relevant External Links for IFT43 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for IFT43 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for IFT43 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for IFT43 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal (43.0), Testis (9.4), and Ovary (8.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for IFT43 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for IFT43 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of IFT43 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IFT43 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for IFT43 Gene

  • Nervous system(2.2)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for IFT43 Gene

Germ Layers:
  • ectoderm
  • endoderm
  • mesoderm
  • cardiovascular
  • digestive
  • immune
  • integumentary
  • nervous
  • respiratory
  • skeletal muscle
  • skeleton
  • urinary
Head and neck:
  • brain
  • cheek
  • cranial nerve
  • ear
  • eye
  • eyelid
  • face
  • forehead
  • head
  • jaw
  • larynx
  • lip
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • mouth
  • neck
  • nose
  • outer ear
  • skull
  • tooth
  • aorta
  • chest wall
  • clavicle
  • heart
  • heart valve
  • rib
  • rib cage
  • scapula
  • sternum
  • abdominal wall
  • intestine
  • kidney
  • liver
  • pelvis
  • ureter
  • urinary bladder
  • ankle
  • arm
  • digit
  • elbow
  • femur
  • fibula
  • finger
  • foot
  • forearm
  • hand
  • hip
  • humerus
  • knee
  • lower limb
  • nail
  • radius
  • shin
  • shoulder
  • thigh
  • tibia
  • toe
  • ulna
  • upper limb
  • wrist
  • blood
  • blood vessel
  • hair
  • peripheral nerve
  • peripheral nervous system
  • skin
  • spinal column
  • sweat gland
  • vertebrae
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with IFT43: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for IFT43 Gene

Orthologs for IFT43 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for IFT43 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IFT43 33 34
  • 99.22 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia IFT43 33 34
  • 78.1 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia IFT43 33 34
  • 76.38 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ift43 33
  • 76.27 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ift43 33 16 34
  • 75.99 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia IFT43 34
  • 65 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia IFT43 34
  • 65 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves IFT43 33 34
  • 66.85 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia IFT43 34
  • 50 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ift43 33
  • 59.74 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii IFT43 34
  • 64 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG5780 34
  • 24 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 34 (a)
Species where no ortholog for IFT43 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for IFT43 Gene

Gene Tree for IFT43 (if available)
Gene Tree for IFT43 (if available)

Paralogs for IFT43 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for IFT43 Gene

Variants for IFT43 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IFT43 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs387907107 Pathogenic 75,985,787(+) CGGAG(A/G)TGGAG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs147933112 Uncertain significance 75,988,922(+) GTCAG(A/C/G/T)GCAGG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs148085072 Uncertain significance 76,083,271(+) GCGCC(A/G)GAGCA nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, reference, synonymous-codon
rs151137087 Uncertain significance 75,988,966(+) TGACT(C/T)TGACT nc-transcript-variant, reference, synonymous-codon
rs183769851 Uncertain significance 76,022,312(+) TGACT(C/T)CTCTT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IFT43 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv7256 OTHER inversion 18451855
nsv1360 CNV deletion 18451855
esv3634979 CNV loss 21293372
esv3634978 CNV loss 21293372
esv3393685 CNV insertion 20981092
esv2675014 CNV deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for IFT43 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 72% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.16; 75.81% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for IFT43 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IFT43 Gene

Disorders for IFT43 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for IFT43 Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cranioectodermal dysplasia 3
  • sensenbrenner syndrome 3
cranioectodermal dysplasia 1
  • sensenbrenner syndrome
skin tag
  • cutaneous tag
cardiomyopathy, familial hypertrophic
  • cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic, 1
retinitis pigmentosa
  • retinitis pigmentosa 1
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search IFT43 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Cranioectodermal dysplasia 3 (CED3) [MIM:614099]: A disorder primarily characterized by craniofacial, skeletal and ectodermal abnormalities. Clinical features include craniosynostosis, narrow rib cage, short limbs, brachydactyly, hypoplastic and widely spaced teeth, sparse hair, skin laxity and abnormal nails. Nephronophthisis leading to progressive renal failure, hepatic fibrosis, heart defects, and retinitis pigmentosa have also been described. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:21378380}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for IFT43

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for IFT43 Gene

Publications for IFT43 Gene

  1. C14ORF179 encoding IFT43 is mutated in Sensenbrenner syndrome. (PMID: 21378380) Arts HH … Roepman R (Journal of medical genetics 2011) 2 3 4 60
  2. TULP3 bridges the IFT-A complex and membrane phosphoinositides to promote trafficking of G protein-coupled receptors into primary cilia. (PMID: 20889716) Mukhopadhyay S … Jackson PK (Genes & development 2010) 3 4 60
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 60
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 60
  5. The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 14. (PMID: 12508121) Heilig R … Weissenbach J (Nature 2003) 3 4 60

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