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Aliases for LOXL4 Gene

Aliases for LOXL4 Gene

  • Lysyl Oxidase Like 4 2 3 5
  • Lysyl Oxidase-Related Protein C 3 4
  • Lysyl Oxidase-Like Protein 4 3 4
  • LOXC 3 4
  • Lysyl Oxidase-Like 4 Pseudogene 3
  • Lysyl Oxidase Homolog 4 3
  • Lysyl Oxidase Related C 3
  • Lysyl Oxidase-Like 4 2
  • EC 1.4.3.- 4
  • EC 1.4.3 61

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LOXL4 Gene

  • GC10M098900
  • GC10M099241
  • GC10M100138
  • GC10M099672
  • GC10M099997
  • GC10M093632

Summaries for LOXL4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for LOXL4 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the lysyl oxidase gene family. The prototypic member of the family is essential to the biogenesis of connective tissue, encoding an extracellular copper-dependent amine oxidase that catalyses the first step in the formation of crosslinks in collagens and elastin. A highly conserved amino acid sequence at the C-terminus end appears to be sufficient for amine oxidase activity, suggesting that each family member may retain this function. The N-terminus is poorly conserved and may impart additional roles in developmental regulation, senescence, tumor suppression, cell growth control, and chemotaxis to each member of the family. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for LOXL4 Gene

LOXL4 (Lysyl Oxidase Like 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes and Elastic fibre formation. GO annotations related to this gene include copper ion binding and oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-NH2 group of donors, oxygen as acceptor. An important paralog of this gene is LOXL3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LOXL4 Gene

  • May modulate the formation of a collagenous extracellular matrix.

Gene Wiki entry for LOXL4 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for LOXL4 Gene

Genomics for LOXL4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for LOXL4 Gene

Enhancers for LOXL4 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
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around LOXL4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for LOXL4 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for LOXL4 Gene

98,247,686 bp from pter
98,268,250 bp from pter
20,565 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for LOXL4 Gene

Genes around LOXL4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
LOXL4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for LOXL4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for LOXL4 Gene

Proteins for LOXL4 Gene

  • Protein details for LOXL4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Lysyl oxidase homolog 4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5W0B3
    • Q96DY1
    • Q96PC0
    • Q9H6T5

    Protein attributes for LOXL4 Gene

    756 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    84483 Da
    Name=Cu cation; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:23378;
    Name=lysine tyrosylquinone residue; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:20489;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH07522.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for LOXL4 Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for LOXL4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for LOXL4 Gene

  • The lysine tyrosylquinone cross-link (LTQ) is generated by condensation of the epsilon-amino group of a lysine with a topaquinone produced by oxidation of tyrosine.
  • Glycosylation at Asn 198 and Asn 629
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for LOXL4 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains & Families for LOXL4 Gene

Protein Domains for LOXL4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for LOXL4 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 4 SRCR domains.
  • Belongs to the lysyl oxidase family.
  • Contains 4 SRCR domains.
  • Belongs to the lysyl oxidase family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with LOXL4: view

No data available for Gene Families for LOXL4 Gene

Function for LOXL4 Gene

Molecular function for LOXL4 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May modulate the formation of a collagenous extracellular matrix.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for LOXL4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for LOXL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005044 scavenger receptor activity IEA --
GO:0005507 copper ion binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
GO:0016641 oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-NH2 group of donors, oxygen as acceptor IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LOXL4: view
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  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for LOXL4

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miRNA for LOXL4 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target LOXL4

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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for LOXL4 Gene

Localization for LOXL4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LOXL4 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for LOXL4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for LOXL4 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for LOXL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0043235 receptor complex IDA 23382219
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 19199708
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Pathways & Interactions for LOXL4 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for LOXL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006898 receptor-mediated endocytosis IEA --
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for LOXL4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for LOXL4 Gene

(2) Drugs for LOXL4 Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Copper Approved Pharma 166

(1) Additional Compounds for LOXL4 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for LOXL4 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for LOXL4 Gene

(3) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(9) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for LOXL4 Gene

Lysyl oxidase-like 4:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for LOXL4 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18
SP1: -
SP2: - - - -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: -

Relevant External Links for LOXL4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for LOXL4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for LOXL4 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for LOXL4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Islet of Langerhans (36.2) and Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (18.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for LOXL4 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for LOXL4 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of LOXL4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for LOXL4 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for LOXL4 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in many tissues, the highest levels among the tissues studied being in the skeletal muscle, testis and pancreas. Expressed in cartilage.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for LOXL4 Gene

Orthologs for LOXL4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for LOXL4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LOXL4 34
  • 88.53 (n)
  • 88.57 (a)
LOXL4 35
  • 88 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOXL4 34
  • 88.83 (n)
  • 89.1 (a)
LOXL4 35
  • 88 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Loxl4 34
  • 85.36 (n)
  • 86.9 (a)
Loxl4 16
Loxl4 35
  • 87 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOXL4 34
  • 99.69 (n)
  • 99.74 (a)
LOXL4 35
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Loxl4 34
  • 85.54 (n)
  • 85.98 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia LOXL4 35
  • 80 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia LOXL4 35
  • 63 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LOXL4 34
  • 71.99 (n)
  • 68.49 (a)
LOXL4 35
  • 66 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia LOXL4 35
  • 66 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia loxl4 34
  • 65.42 (n)
  • 65.79 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii loxl4 34
  • 62.54 (n)
  • 60.25 (a)
loxl4 35
  • 51 (a)
LOXL4 (2 of 2) 35
  • 59 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta lox 36
  • 42 (a)
lox2 36
  • 40 (a)
Species where no ortholog for LOXL4 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for LOXL4 Gene

Gene Tree for LOXL4 (if available)
Gene Tree for LOXL4 (if available)

Paralogs for LOXL4 Gene

Paralogs for LOXL4 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for LOXL4 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for LOXL4 Gene

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Variants for LOXL4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for LOXL4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs33995374 - 98,261,123(+) GCCGC(C/T)GGCCC reference, missense
rs1983864 - 98,257,696(-) GAATG(A/C)TGCTG reference, missense
rs11189525 - 98,257,796(+) GATGG(G/T)CCCTA reference, missense
rs1983865 -- 98,256,582(-) ATGAG(A/G)GACAC intron-variant
rs1983866 -- 98,256,556(-) aaaga(A/T)gaata intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for LOXL4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2676146 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2739962 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3261051 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3546734 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3624332 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1069959 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1152838 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv831954 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for LOXL4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 94.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 13.15; 95.15% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for LOXL4 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LOXL4 Gene

Disorders for LOXL4 Gene

Relevant External Links for LOXL4

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

No disorders were found for LOXL4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for LOXL4 Gene

Publications for LOXL4 Gene

  1. Systematic screening of lysyl oxidase-like (LOXL) family genes demonstrates that LOXL2 is a susceptibility gene to intracranial aneurysms. (PMID: 17287949) Akagawa H. … Inoue I. (Hum. Genet. 2007) 3 22 46 65
  2. Molecular cloning and biological activity of a novel lysyl oxidase- related gene expressed in cartilage. (PMID: 11292829) Ito H. … Nakamura T. (J. Biol. Chem. 2001) 2 3 4 65
  3. A novel human lysyl oxidase-like gene (LOXL4) on chromosome 10q24 has an altered scavenger receptor cysteine rich domain. (PMID: 11691588) Asuncion L. … Csiszar K. (Matrix Biol. 2001) 3 4 22 65
  4. Cloning and characterization of a fifth human lysyl oxidase isoenzyme: the third member of the lysyl oxidase-related subfamily with four scavenger receptor cysteine-rich domains. (PMID: 11691589) Maeki J.M. … Kivirikko K.I. (Matrix Biol. 2001) 3 4 22 65
  5. Lysyl oxidase-like 4 is alternatively spliced in an anatomic site-specific manner in tumors involving the serosal cavities. (PMID: 19015874) Sebban S. … Reich R. (Virchows Arch. 2009) 3 22 65

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