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Aliases for MEA1 Gene

Aliases for MEA1 Gene

  • Male-Enhanced Antigen 1 2 3 5
  • MEA 3 4
  • Male-Enhanced Antigen (H-Y Structural Gene) 3
  • Male-Enhanced Antigen 2
  • MEA-1 4
  • 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.

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

Enhancers for MEA1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around MEA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for MEA1 Gene

42,980,344 bp from pter
43,017,087 bp from pter
36,744 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MEA1 Gene

Genes around MEA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MEA1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
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 Lys 173
  • 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 & Families 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.

Phenotypes for MEA1 Gene

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

Animal Model Products

miRNA for MEA1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MEA1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets 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 3
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MEA1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions 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:0008584 male gonad development TAS 2813404
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MEA1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for MEA1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MEA1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

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

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MEA1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adipocyte (19.2), Fetal Brain (13.4), Lung (11.3), and Bone (9.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines 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 expression patterns with MEA1: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for MEA1 Gene

Primer Products

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
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MEA1 35
  • 93.22 (n)
  • 95.93 (a)
-- 36
  • 94 (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)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MEA1 35
  • 99.82 (n)
  • 100 (a)
MEA1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mea1 35
  • 91.09 (n)
  • 94.19 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MEA1 36
  • 82 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MEA1 36
  • 66 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MEA1 36
  • 57 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mea1 35
  • 64.78 (n)
  • 58.87 (a)
Str.10548 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.18937 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
VAR_058297 -
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
rs143714309 -- 42,981,946(+) ACCAA(C/T)TGTCT 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

Variation tolerance for MEA1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 65.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.57; 56.09% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for MEA1 Gene

Disorders for MEA1 Gene

Relevant External Links for MEA1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for MEA1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas 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 67
  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 BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  4. A high-throughput approach for measuring temporal changes in the interactome. (PMID: 22863883) Kristensen A.R. … Foster L.J. (Nat. Methods 2012) 3
  5. A census of human soluble protein complexes. (PMID: 22939629) Havugimana P.C. … Emili A. (Cell 2012) 3

Products for MEA1 Gene

Sources for MEA1 Gene