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Aliases for MAP6 Gene

Aliases for MAP6 Gene

  • Microtubule Associated Protein 6 2 3 5
  • Stable Tubule-Only Polypeptide 3 4
  • MAP-6 3 4
  • STOP 3 4
  • Microtubule-Associated Protein 6 3
  • CTD-2530H12.7 3
  • KIAA1878 4
  • MAP6-N 3
  • N-STOP 3
  • MTAP6 3

External Ids for MAP6 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MAP6 Gene

  • GC06U990078
  • GC11U900013
  • GC11M075536
  • GC11M075040
  • GC11M075024
  • GC11M074975
  • GC11M075297
  • GC11M071595

Summaries for MAP6 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MAP6 Gene

  • This gene encodes a microtubule-associated protein. The encoded protein is a calmodulin-binding and calmodulin-regulated protein that is involved in microtubule stabilization. Two transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for MAP6 Gene

MAP6 (Microtubule Associated Protein 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MAP6 include Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever and Schizophrenia. GO annotations related to this gene include microtubule binding and calmodulin binding. An important paralog of this gene is MAP6D1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAP6 Gene

  • Involved in microtubule stabilization in many cell types, including neuronal cells. Specifically has microtubule cold stabilizing activity. Involved in dendrite morphogenesis and maintenance by regulating lysosomal trafficking via its interaction with TMEM106B.

Gene Wiki entry for MAP6 Gene

Additional gene information for MAP6 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MAP6 Gene

Genomics for MAP6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MAP6 Gene

Enhancers for MAP6 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
GH11H075557 1.3 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.1 +107.2 107212 10.5 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A YY1 ZNF143 FOS SP3 LOC105369391 RPS3 GDPD5 MAP6 KLHL35 RNF169 MOGAT2 SERPINH1 RPS12P22
GH11H075587 1.2 ENCODE dbSUPER 7.4 +80.2 80200 3.4 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT TCF12 ZNF766 GATA2 ELK1 ATF7 NCOA1 ZNF592 SERPINH1 GDPD5 MOGAT2 LOC105369391 MAP6 ENSG00000255434
GH11H075706 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 7 -37.2 -37241 0.7 HDGF PKNOX1 RB1 ARID4B DMAP1 ZNF2 RAD21 EGR1 ZNF366 ZNF143 EMSY MAP6 MOGAT2
GH11H075603 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 8.3 +65.0 65017 2 JUND POLR2A JUN FOS SERPINH1 MOGAT2 MAP6 ENSG00000255434 ENSG00000254630
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around MAP6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for MAP6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000042185 1120 801 CTCF MAZ MXI1 RFX1 RNF2 GLIS2 RFX3 ZBTB48 ZFX ZBTB26

Genomic Locations for MAP6 Gene

Genomic Locations for MAP6 Gene
82,207 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MAP6 Gene

Genes around MAP6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MAP6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MAP6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MAP6 Gene

Proteins for MAP6 Gene

  • Protein details for MAP6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Microtubule-associated protein 6
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A7E2A1
    • Q6P3T0
    • Q6ZWB8

    Protein attributes for MAP6 Gene

    813 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    86505 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with calmodulin (via C-terminus); the interaction is dependent on Ca(2+) (By similarity). Interacts with TMEM106B (PubMed:24357581). Interacts with ZDHHC17 (via ANK repeats) (PubMed:26198635). Interacts with ZDHHC13 (via ANK repeats) (PubMed:26198635).
    • Sequence=AAH63860.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for MAP6 Gene


neXtProt entry for MAP6 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MAP6 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MAP6 Gene

Domains & Families for MAP6 Gene

Gene Families for MAP6 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for MAP6 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MAP6 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the STOP family.
  • Belongs to the STOP family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MAP6: view

Function for MAP6 Gene

Molecular function for MAP6 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
microtubule associated protein 6 acting on the stability and dynamics of microtubules
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in microtubule stabilization in many cell types, including neuronal cells. Specifically has microtubule cold stabilizing activity. Involved in dendrite morphogenesis and maintenance by regulating lysosomal trafficking via its interaction with TMEM106B.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for MAP6 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MAP6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 24357581
GO:0005516 calmodulin binding IEA --
GO:0008017 microtubule binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MAP6: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MAP6: view

Animal Models for MAP6 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MAP6:

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miRNA for MAP6 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MAP6

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MAP6 Gene

Localization for MAP6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAP6 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Golgi apparatus. Note=Colocalizes with neurofilament (NF)-rich inclusions in spinal chord and brain neurons of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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 MAP6 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
golgi apparatus 3
mitochondrion 2
nucleus 2
peroxisome 1
cytosol 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Plasma membrane (1)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MAP6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IEA --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0005874 microtubule IDA,IEA 17210638
GO:0048471 perinuclear region of cytoplasm IDA 17210638
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MAP6: view

Pathways & Interactions for MAP6 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MAP6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000226 microtubule cytoskeleton organization IEA --
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
GO:0032418 lysosome localization IMP 24357581
GO:0048813 dendrite morphogenesis IMP 24357581
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MAP6: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for MAP6 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MAP6 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MAP6 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MAP6 Gene

Microtubule-associated protein 6:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MAP6 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MAP6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MAP6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for MAP6 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MAP6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain (30.9), Frontal cortex (19.7), and Platelet (9.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for MAP6 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for MAP6 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of MAP6 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MAP6 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MAP6 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in brain (at protein level). Expressed in spinal chord. Isoform 2 expression is up-regulated in the prefrontal cortex (Brodmanns area 46) of patients with schizophrenia (postmortem brain study).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for MAP6 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.9)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with MAP6: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MAP6 Gene

Orthologs for MAP6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MAP6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MAP6 33 34
  • 99.1 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MAP6 33 34
  • 84.46 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MAP6 33 34
  • 82.77 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Map6 33
  • 79.24 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Map6 33 16 34
  • 78.39 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MAP6 34
  • 64 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MAP6 33 34
  • 70.21 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MAP6 34
  • 53 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii map6a 33 34
  • 64 (n)
MAP6 (1 of 2) 34
  • 48 (a)
Species where no ortholog for MAP6 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for MAP6 Gene

Gene Tree for MAP6 (if available)
Gene Tree for MAP6 (if available)

Paralogs for MAP6 Gene

Paralogs for MAP6 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MAP6: view

Variants for MAP6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MAP6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs141659980 Likely benign 75,587,282(+) CTATA(C/T)GACCT intron-variant, reference, missense
rs1000012817 -- 75,658,991(+) TCTGT(C/T)CAATA intron-variant
rs1000030073 -- 75,611,408(+) GGAGC(A/G)TCTCA intron-variant
rs1000082089 -- 75,665,418(+) TCACC(C/T)AAGGA intron-variant
rs1000092496 -- 75,658,067(+) TTTAT(A/G)TATCC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MAP6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1141164 CNV deletion 24896259
esv3626859 CNV loss 21293372
esv2744784 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2675287 CNV deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for MAP6 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 51.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.70; 46.27% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for MAP6 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 MAP6 Gene

Disorders for MAP6 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for MAP6 Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
tick-borne relapsing fever
  • relapsing fever, tick-borne
  • schizophrenia 12
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search MAP6 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for MAP6

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with MAP6: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MAP6 Gene

Publications for MAP6 Gene

  1. Genetic and expression analyses of the STOP (MAP6) gene in schizophrenia. (PMID: 16624526) Shimizu H … Yoshikawa T (Schizophrenia research 2006) 3 4 22 45 60
  2. Assignment of the STOP gene (MAP6) to human chromosome bands 6p12-->p11 by fluorescence in situ hybridization. (PMID: 10516426) Jolly C … Job D (Cytogenetics and cell genetics 1999) 2 3 22 60
  3. Identification of a Novel Sequence Motif Recognized by the Ankyrin Repeat Domain of zDHHC17/13 S-Acyltransferases. (PMID: 26198635) Lemonidis K … Chamberlain LH (The Journal of biological chemistry 2015) 3 4 60
  4. The FTLD risk factor TMEM106B and MAP6 control dendritic trafficking of lysosomes. (PMID: 24357581) Schwenk BM … Edbauer D (The EMBO journal 2014) 3 4 60
  5. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose JE … Uhl GR (Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 2010) 3 45 60

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