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Aliases for KCTD20 Gene

Aliases for KCTD20 Gene

  • Potassium Channel Tetramerization Domain Containing 20 2 3 4 5
  • Potassium Channel Tetramerisation Domain Containing 20 2 3
  • C6orf69 3 4
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 69 2
  • DJ108K11.3 3

External Ids for KCTD20 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for KCTD20 Gene

  • C6orf69

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KCTD20 Gene

  • GC06P036519
  • GC06P036410
  • GC06P036130
  • GC06P036921
  • GC06P036959

Summaries for KCTD20 Gene

GeneCards Summary for KCTD20 Gene

KCTD20 (Potassium Channel Tetramerization Domain Containing 20) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is BTBD10.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCTD20 Gene

  • Promotes the phosphorylation of AKT family members.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KCTD20 Gene

Genomics for KCTD20 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KCTD20 Gene

Promoters for KCTD20 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around KCTD20 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for KCTD20 Gene

36,442,767 bp from pter
36,491,143 bp from pter
48,377 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for KCTD20 Gene

Genes around KCTD20 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
KCTD20 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for KCTD20 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for KCTD20 Gene

Proteins for KCTD20 Gene

  • Protein details for KCTD20 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    BTB/POZ domain-containing protein KCTD20
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DZD3
    • B4E2Q3
    • F5H3T3
    • Q5W105
    • Q69YQ7
    • Q8IZ55

    Protein attributes for KCTD20 Gene

    419 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    47480 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with AKT1; AKT2 and AKT3 (By similarity). Associates with PP2CA (By similarity). Part of a complex containing MARK4 (PubMed:14676191).
    • Sequence=CAH72192.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI19118.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for KCTD20 Gene


neXtProt entry for KCTD20 Gene

Proteomics data for KCTD20 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KCTD20 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 118
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KCTD20 Gene

Domains & Families for KCTD20 Gene

Protein Domains for KCTD20 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 BTB (POZ) domain.
  • Contains 1 BTB (POZ) domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with KCTD20: view

No data available for Gene Families for KCTD20 Gene

Function for KCTD20 Gene

Molecular function for KCTD20 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Promotes the phosphorylation of AKT family members.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with KCTD20: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for KCTD20 Gene

Localization for KCTD20 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCTD20 Gene

Cytoplasm. Note=Colocalizes with BTBD10 in filamentous structures. {ECO:0000250 UniProtKB:Q8CDD8}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for KCTD20 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KCTD20 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 3
nucleus 3
cytosol 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KCTD20 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for KCTD20 Gene

SuperPathways for KCTD20 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for KCTD20 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KCTD20 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0042327 positive regulation of phosphorylation ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with KCTD20: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for KCTD20 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for KCTD20 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for KCTD20 Gene

Unigene Clusters for KCTD20 Gene

Potassium channel tetramerisation domain containing 20:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KCTD20 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b · 11c · 11d · 11e ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: -
SP3: - -
SP4: - - - - - - -
SP5: -
SP6: -
SP7: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP8: - - - - - - - -

Relevant External Links for KCTD20 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KCTD20 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KCTD20 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for KCTD20 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal gut (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for KCTD20 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KCTD20 Gene Hs.188757

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with KCTD20: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for KCTD20 Gene

Primer Products

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 and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KCTD20 Gene

Orthologs for KCTD20 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for KCTD20 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia KCTD20 35
  • 90.21 (n)
  • 93.56 (a)
KCTD20 36
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia KCTD20 35
  • 90.14 (n)
  • 93.08 (a)
KCTD20 36
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Kctd20 35
  • 85.12 (n)
  • 90.69 (a)
Kctd20 16
Kctd20 36
  • 91 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KCTD20 35
  • 99.68 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
KCTD20 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Kctd20 35
  • 83.85 (n)
  • 89.45 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KCTD20 36
  • 86 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia KCTD20 36
  • 47 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves KCTD20 35
  • 74.39 (n)
  • 80.35 (a)
KCTD20 36
  • 72 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia KCTD20 36
  • 82 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii KCTD20 36
  • 64 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta mri 36
  • 42 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea snpc-1.4 36
  • 29 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.5266 36
  • 42 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KCTD20:
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for KCTD20 Gene

Gene Tree for KCTD20 (if available)
Gene Tree for KCTD20 (if available)

Paralogs for KCTD20 Gene

Paralogs for KCTD20 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for KCTD20 Gene using alignment to 8 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with KCTD20: view

Variants for KCTD20 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KCTD20 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2239808 - 36,479,198(-) TTGCA(C/G)TGATG intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs1191 -- 36,489,577(-) AGCAG(A/G)CTTGG nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs614702 -- 36,490,674(-) ttttt(A/T)aattt nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs584196 -- 36,488,466(-) CTCTG(C/G)ACTCT nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs662384 -- 36,486,423(-) AAAGG(C/T)TGTCA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KCTD20 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv885806 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2665343 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv350047 CNV Loss 16902084

Variation tolerance for KCTD20 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 35.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 12.26; 94.05% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for KCTD20 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCTD20 Gene

Disorders for KCTD20 Gene

Relevant External Links for KCTD20

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

No disorders were found for KCTD20 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for KCTD20 Gene

Publications for KCTD20 Gene

  1. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Protein phosphatase 1I^ isoforms linked interactions in the brain. (PMID: 23080069) Esteves S.L. … da Cruz e Silva E.F. (J. Mol. Neurosci. 2013) 3
  4. KCTD20, a relative of BTBD10, is a positive regulator of Akt. (PMID: 24156551) Nawa M. … Matsuoka M. (BMC Biochem. 2013) 3
  5. Protein phosphatase 1I+ interacting proteins in the human brain. (PMID: 22321011) Esteves S.L. … da Cruz e Silva E.F. (OMICS 2012) 3

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