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Aliases for IGL Gene

Aliases for IGL Gene

  • Immunoglobulin Lambda Locus 2 3
  • Immunoglobulin Lambda Gene Cluster 3
  • IGLC6 3
  • IGL@ 3

External Ids for IGL Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for IGL Gene

  • IGL@

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IGL Gene

  • GC22P022407
  • GC22P022421

Summaries for IGL Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for IGL Gene

  • Immunoglobulins recognize foreign antigens and initiate immune responses such as phagocytosis and the complement system. Each immunoglobulin molecule consists of two identical heavy chains and two identical light chains. There are two classes of light chains, kappa and lambda. This region represents the germline organization of the lambda light chain locus. The locus includes V (variable), J (joining), and C (constant) segments. During B cell development, a recombination event at the DNA level joins a single V segment with a J segment; the C segment is later joined by splicing at the RNA level. Recombination of many different V segments with several J segments provides a wide range of antigen recognition. Additional diversity is attained by junctional diversity, resulting from the random additional of nucleotides by terminal deoxynucleotidyltransferase, and by somatic hypermutation, which occurs during B cell maturation in the spleen and lymph nodes. Several V segments and three C segments are known to be incapable of encoding a protein and are considered pseudogenes. The locus also includes several non-immunoglobulin genes, many of which are pseudogenes or are predicted by automated computational analysis or homology to other species. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for IGL Gene

IGL (Immunoglobulin Lambda Locus) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are PI3K/AKT Signaling in Cancer and Immune System.

Gene Wiki entry for IGL Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IGL Gene

Genomics for IGL Gene

Genomic Location for IGL Gene

22,026,076 bp from pter
22,922,913 bp from pter
896,838 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for IGL Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
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RefSeq DNA sequence for IGL Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for IGL Gene

Proteins for IGL Gene

Post-translational modifications for IGL Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IGL Gene

Domains & Families for IGL Gene

Gene Families for IGL Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for IGL Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Protein Domains and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IGL Gene

Function for IGL Gene

Phenotypes for IGL Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for IGL:
inferred from 5 alleles
GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for IGL:
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Animal Models for IGL Gene

MGI Knock Outs for IGL:

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for IGL Gene

Localization for IGL Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IGL Gene

Drugs & Compounds for IGL Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for IGL Gene

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for IGL Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

No data available for mRNA/cDNA for IGL Gene

Expression for IGL Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IGL Gene

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for IGL Gene

Orthologs for IGL Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of human and mouse.

Orthologs for IGL Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Igl 16
Species with no ortholog for IGL:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

No data available for Evolution for IGL Gene

Paralogs for IGL Gene

No data available for Paralogs for IGL Gene

Variants for IGL Gene

Relevant External Links for IGL Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Variation tolerance for IGL Gene

Disorders for IGL Gene

Relevant External Links for IGL

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IGL: view

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

Publications for IGL Gene

  1. The lambda gene immunoglobulin repertoire of human neonatal B cells. (PMID: 17675156) Richl P. … Girschick H.J. (Mol. Immunol. 2008) 23 67
  2. Propagation and maintenance of the 119 human immunoglobulin Vlambda genes and pseudogenes during evolution. (PMID: 10931496) Kawasaki K. … Shimizu N. (J. Exp. Zool. 2000) 23 67
  3. One-megabase sequence analysis of the human immunoglobulin lambda gene locus. (PMID: 9074928) Kawasaki K. … Shimizu N. (Genome Res. 1997) 23 67
  4. Characterization of a lymphoblastoid line deleted for lambda immunglobulin genes. (PMID: 7759132) Hough C.A. … Holden J.J. (Immunogenetics 1995) 23 67
  5. The organization of the human immunoglobulin lambda gene locus. (PMID: 9132267) Kawasaki K. … Shimizu N. (Genome Res. 1995) 23 67

Products for IGL Gene

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