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Aliases for MEA1 Gene

Aliases for MEA1 Gene

  • Male-Enhanced Antigen 1 2 3
  • MEA 3 4 6
  • MEA-1 3 4
  • Male-Enhanced Antigen (H-Y Structural Gene) 3
  • Male-Enhanced Antigen 2
  • HYS 3

External Ids for MEA1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MEA1 Gene

  • MEA

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MEA1 Gene

  • GC06M043088
  • GC06M042979
  • GC06M042697

Summaries for MEA1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MEA1 Gene

MEA1 (Male-Enhanced Antigen 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MEA1 include mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MEA1 Gene

  • May play an important role in spermatogenesis and/or testis development

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MEA1 Gene

Genomics for MEA1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MEA1 Gene

Genomic Location for MEA1 Gene

42,980,344 bp from pter
43,014,209 bp from pter
33,866 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MEA1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MEA1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MEA1 Gene

Proteins for MEA1 Gene

  • Protein details for MEA1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Male-enhanced antigen 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5TC36
    • Q9BV01

    Protein attributes for MEA1 Gene

    185 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    19905 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for MEA1 Gene

Proteomics data for MEA1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MEA1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys173
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for MEA1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MEA1 Gene

Domains for MEA1 Gene

Protein Domains for MEA1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MEA1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MEA1: view

No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MEA1 Gene

Function for MEA1 Gene

Molecular function for MEA1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May play an important role in spermatogenesis and/or testis development

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MEA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MEA1: view

Phenotypes for MEA1 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for MEA1:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MEA1: view

miRNA for MEA1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MEA1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MEA1 Gene

Localization for MEA1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MEA1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MEA1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MEA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MEA1: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MEA1 Gene

Pathways for MEA1 Gene

SuperPathways for MEA1 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MEA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis IEA --
GO:0008584 male gonad development TAS 2813404
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MEA1: view

No data available for Pathways by source for MEA1 Gene

Transcripts for MEA1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MEA1 Gene

Male-enhanced antigen 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MEA1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b

Relevant External Links for MEA1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MEA1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MEA1 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MEA1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MEA1 Gene Hs.278362

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MEA1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in testis
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with MEA1: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for MEA1 Gene

Orthologs for MEA1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MEA1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MEA1 35
  • 99.82 (n)
  • 100 (a)
MEA1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 94 (a)
MEA1 35
  • 93.22 (n)
  • 95.93 (a)
MEA1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MEA1 35
  • 91.39 (n)
  • 93.82 (a)
MEA1 36
  • 66 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mea1 35
  • 90.64 (n)
  • 93.82 (a)
Mea1 16
Mea1 36
  • 93 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MEA1 36
  • 82 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MEA1 36
  • 66 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mea1 35
  • 91.09 (n)
  • 94.19 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MEA1 36
  • 57 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.18937 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mea1 35
  • 64.78 (n)
  • 58.87 (a)
Str.10548 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mea1 35
  • 60.34 (n)
  • 55.7 (a)
mea1 36
  • 46 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MEA1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 MEA1 Gene

Gene Tree for MEA1 (if available)
Gene Tree for MEA1 (if available)

Paralogs for MEA1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for MEA1 Gene

Variants for MEA1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MEA1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs6916678 -- 42,981,473(+) TTTCT(C/T)GGTCC intron-variant
rs10709173 -- 42,981,388(+) AAAAG(-/A)AAAAA intron-variant
rs11307282 -- 42,982,199(+) TTGTG(-/T)TTTTT intron-variant
rs60364845 -- 42,982,183(+) TTGTG(G/T)TTTTT intron-variant
rs78672725 -- 42,981,889(+) CCCAT(A/G)ATCTT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MEA1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv462927 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv462930 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv885839 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for MEA1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MEA1 Gene

Disorders for MEA1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for MEA1 Gene including...

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(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MEA1 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MEA1 Gene

Publications for MEA1 Gene

  1. Male-enhanced antigen gene is phylogenetically conserved and expressed at late stages of spermatogenesis. (PMID: 2813404) Lau Y.-F.C. … Sparkes R.S. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1989) 2 3 4
  2. Male-enhanced antigen-1 gene flanked by two overlapping genes is expressed in late spermatogenesis. (PMID: 12444059) Ohinata Y. … Mitsui Y. (Biol. Reprod. 2002) 2 3
  3. The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 6. (PMID: 14574404) Mungall A.J. … Beck S. (Nature 2003) 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. Towards a proteome-scale map of the human protein-protein interaction network. (PMID: 16189514) Rual J.F. … Vidal M. (Nature 2005) 3

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