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Aliases for KIF3A Gene

Aliases for KIF3A Gene

  • Kinesin Family Member 3A 2 3
  • Microtubule Plus End-Directed Kinesin Motor 3A 3 4
  • Kinesin Family Protein 3A 2 3
  • Kinesin-Like Protein KIF3A 3
  • KLP-20 3
  • FLA10 3
  • KIF3 4

External Ids for KIF3A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KIF3A Gene

  • GC05M131554
  • GC05M132479
  • GC05M132064
  • GC05M132107
  • GC05M132059
  • GC05M127220

Summaries for KIF3A Gene

GeneCards Summary for KIF3A Gene

KIF3A (Kinesin Family Member 3A) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KIF3A include orofaciodigital syndrome. Among its related pathways are Class I MHC mediated antigen processing and presentation and Endochondral Ossification. GO annotations related to this gene include microtubule binding and ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, plus-end-directed. An important paralog of this gene is KIF5C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF3A Gene

  • Microtubule-based anterograde translocator for membranous organelles. Plus end-directed microtubule sliding activity in vitro. Plays a role in primary cilia formation (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for KIF3A Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KIF3A Gene

Genomics for KIF3A Gene

Regulatory Elements for KIF3A Gene

Genomic Location for KIF3A Gene

132,689,653 bp from pter
132,737,638 bp from pter
47,986 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for KIF3A Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for KIF3A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for KIF3A Gene

Proteins for KIF3A Gene

  • Protein details for KIF3A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Kinesin-like protein KIF3A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MSW9
    • Q59EN1
    • Q86XE9
    • Q9Y6V4

    Protein attributes for KIF3A Gene

    699 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    80041 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer of KIF3A and KIF3B. Interacts with PIFO. Interacts with CLN3.
    • Sequence=AAC04475.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAD93017.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for KIF3A Gene

Proteomics data for KIF3A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KIF3A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KIF3A Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KIF3A Gene

Domains for KIF3A Gene

Gene Families for KIF3A Gene

  • KIF :Kinesins

Protein Domains for KIF3A Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9Y496
  • Contains 1 kinesin motor domain.
  • Belongs to the TRAFAC class myosin-kinesin ATPase superfamily. Kinesin family. Kinesin II subfamily.
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Function for KIF3A Gene

Molecular function for KIF3A Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: kinesin heavy chain member 3-like,mouse Kif3 homolog,putative microtubule associated motor protein,ATP dependent superfamily,N type,involved in anterograde transport of membranous organelles,distinct from synaptic vesicles
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Microtubule-based anterograde translocator for membranous organelles. Plus end-directed microtubule sliding activity in vitro. Plays a role in primary cilia formation (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for KIF3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003777 microtubule motor activity IBA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16298999
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
GO:0008017 microtubule binding IEA --
GO:0008574 ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, plus-end-directed TAS 16298999
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Animal Models for KIF3A Gene

MGI Knock Outs for KIF3A:

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for KIF3A Gene

Localization for KIF3A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF3A Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cell projection, cilium.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for KIF3A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KIF3A gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 4
cytosol 4
nucleus 2
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KIF3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005813 centrosome IDA 16298999
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005871 kinesin complex --
GO:0005874 microtubule --
GO:0005876 colocalizes_with spindle microtubule IDA 16298999
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Pathways for KIF3A Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KIF3A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development --
GO:0001822 kidney development --
GO:0006200 obsolete ATP catabolic process --
GO:0006996 organelle organization TAS --
GO:0007018 microtubule-based movement TAS --
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Transcripts for KIF3A Gene

Unigene Clusters for KIF3A Gene

Kinesin family member 3A:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KIF3A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KIF3A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KIF3A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KIF3A Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KIF3A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (4.4) and Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (4.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for KIF3A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KIF3A Gene Hs.43670

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KIF3A Gene

Orthologs for KIF3A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for KIF3A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KIF3A 35
  • 99.14 (n)
  • 99 (a)
KIF3A 36
  • 96 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia KIF3A 35
  • 95.14 (n)
  • 99.14 (a)
KIF3A 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia KIF3A 35
  • 95.28 (n)
  • 99 (a)
KIF3A 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Kif3a 35
  • 86.98 (n)
  • 96.57 (a)
Kif3a 16
Kif3a 36
  • 97 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KIF3A 36
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia KIF3A 36
  • 93 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Kif3a 35
  • 87.32 (n)
  • 97.14 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves KIF3A 35
  • 81.69 (n)
  • 94.85 (a)
KIF3A 36
  • 95 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia KIF3A 36
  • 92 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.625 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia kif3a 35
  • 79.26 (n)
  • 91.99 (a)
Str.3700 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii kif3a 35
  • 77.14 (n)
  • 92.68 (a)
kif3a 36
  • 92 (a)
KIF3A (1 of 2) 36
  • 92 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP002427 35
  • 57.15 (n)
  • 62.71 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Klp64D 35
  • 59.13 (n)
  • 61.08 (a)
Klp64D 36
  • 58 (a)
Klp68D 37
  • 44 (a)
nod 37
  • 36 (a)
Klp64D 37
  • 80 (a)
Kif3C 37
  • 39 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea klp-20 35
  • 57.71 (n)
  • 58.29 (a)
klp-20 36
  • 56 (a)
klp-11 37
  • 47 (a)
osm-3 37
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 66 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KIF3A:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)

Evolution for KIF3A Gene

Gene Tree for KIF3A (if available)
Gene Tree for KIF3A (if available)

Paralogs for KIF3A Gene Pseudogenes for KIF3A Gene

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Variants for KIF3A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KIF3A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2107219 -- 132,732,514(-) CAGGC(A/G)TGAGC intron-variant
rs2277065 -- 132,737,310(-) CTGGG(C/T)GGGGC intron-variant
rs2277066 -- 132,737,221(-) CTCGA(C/G)AGGGA intron-variant
rs2299003 -- 132,722,604(-) actca(A/G)ataat intron-variant
rs2299004 -- 132,722,146(-) TTGAA(A/G)AATGT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KIF3A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv6335n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv529021 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv882918 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv521072 CNV Loss 19592680

Relevant External Links for KIF3A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF3A Gene

Disorders for KIF3A Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for KIF3A Gene including...

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(3) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for KIF3A Gene

Relevant External Links for KIF3A

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF3A Gene

Publications for KIF3A Gene

  1. Visualization of translated tau protein in the axons of neuronal P19 cells and characterization of tau RNP granules. (PMID: 12235292) Aronov S. … Ginzburg I. (J. Cell. Sci. 2002) 3 23
  2. Role of the kinesin-2 family protein, KIF3, during mitosis. (PMID: 16298999) Haraguchi K. … Akiyama T. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 3 23
  3. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 5. (PMID: 15372022) Schmutz J. … Rubin E.M. (Nature 2004) 3 4
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  5. A theory of evolution above the species level. (PMID: 1054846) Stanley S.M. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1975) 2 3

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