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Aliases for METAP1 Gene

Aliases for METAP1 Gene

  • Methionyl Aminopeptidase 1 2 3 5
  • Peptidase M 1 3 4
  • MetAP 1 3 4
  • MAP 1 3 4
  • EC 4
  • Peptidase M 2
  • KIAA0094 4
  • MetAP1A 3
  • MAP1A 3

External Ids for METAP1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for METAP1 Gene

  • GC04P100162
  • GC04P100309
  • GC04P100375
  • GC04P100274
  • GC04P099916
  • GC04P095655

Summaries for METAP1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for METAP1 Gene

METAP1 (Methionyl Aminopeptidase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Phototransduction and Metabolism of fat-soluble vitamins. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and metalloexopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is METAP1D.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for METAP1 Gene

  • Cotranslationally removes the N-terminal methionine from nascent proteins. The N-terminal methionine is often cleaved when the second residue in the primary sequence is small and uncharged (Met-Ala-, Cys, Gly, Pro, Ser, Thr, or Val). Required for normal progression through the cell cycle.

Gene Wiki entry for METAP1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for METAP1 Gene

Genomics for METAP1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for METAP1 Gene

Enhancers for METAP1 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 METAP1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for METAP1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around METAP1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for METAP1 Gene

98,995,620 bp from pter
99,062,813 bp from pter
67,194 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for METAP1 Gene

Genes around METAP1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
METAP1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for METAP1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for METAP1 Gene

Proteins for METAP1 Gene

  • Protein details for METAP1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Methionine aminopeptidase 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4E2E6

    Protein attributes for METAP1 Gene

    386 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    43215 Da
    Name=Co(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:48828; Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105; Name=Mn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29035; Name=Fe(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29033;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Associates with the 60S ribosomal subunit of the 80S translational complex.
    • Sequence=AAH30054.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA07679.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for METAP1 Gene

neXtProt entry for METAP1 Gene

Proteomics data for METAP1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for METAP1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for METAP1 (Methionine Aminopeptidase 1/METAP1)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for METAP1 Gene

Domains & Families for METAP1 Gene

Gene Families for METAP1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for METAP1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the peptidase M24A family. Methionine aminopeptidase type 1 subfamily.
  • Belongs to the peptidase M24A family. Methionine aminopeptidase type 1 subfamily.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with METAP1: view

Function for METAP1 Gene

Molecular function for METAP1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Release of N-terminal amino acids, preferentially methionine, from peptides and arylamides.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Cotranslationally removes the N-terminal methionine from nascent proteins. The N-terminal methionine is often cleaved when the second residue in the primary sequence is small and uncharged (Met-Ala-, Cys, Gly, Pro, Ser, Thr, or Val). Required for normal progression through the cell cycle.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for METAP1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with METAP1: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for METAP1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target METAP1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for METAP1 Gene

Localization for METAP1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for METAP1 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for METAP1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for METAP1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5
mitochondrion 2
plasma membrane 2
chloroplast 1
cytoskeleton 1
golgi apparatus 1
peroxisome 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for METAP1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for METAP1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with METAP1: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for METAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006417 regulation of translation TAS 16386852
GO:0007603 phototransduction, visible light TAS --
GO:0016056 rhodopsin mediated signaling pathway TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METAP1: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for METAP1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for METAP1 Gene

(7) Drugs for METAP1 Gene - From: DrugBank, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Nitroxoline Approved Pharma 0
Ovalicin Experimental Pharma Target 0

(1) Additional Compounds for METAP1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Sodium
  • Sodium ion
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with METAP1: view

Transcripts for METAP1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for METAP1 Gene

Methionyl aminopeptidase 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for METAP1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b · 10c · 10d ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b · 13c
SP1: - - -
SP2: - -
SP5: - -
SP6: -
SP7: -

Relevant External Links for METAP1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for METAP1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for METAP1 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for METAP1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone (11.8), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (11.2), and Heart (10.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for METAP1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for METAP1 Gene Hs.480364

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with METAP1: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for METAP1 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for METAP1 Gene

Orthologs for METAP1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for METAP1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia METAP1 35
  • 92.92 (n)
  • 98.19 (a)
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia METAP1 35
  • 94.35 (n)
  • 98.56 (a)
  • 91 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Metap1 35
  • 90.93 (n)
  • 98.19 (a)
Metap1 16
Metap1 36
  • 98 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia METAP1 35
  • 99.65 (n)
  • 99.74 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Metap1 35
  • 89.46 (n)
  • 97.93 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia METAP1 36
  • 94 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves METAP1 35
  • 84.5 (n)
  • 95.06 (a)
  • 85 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia METAP1 36
  • 92 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia metap1 35
  • 80.21 (n)
  • 89.84 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.29016 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii metap1 35
  • 75.58 (n)
  • 86.75 (a)
wufc84e12 35
metap1 36
  • 82 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.6937 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP003700 35
  • 62.02 (n)
  • 66.76 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG13630 35
  • 61.65 (n)
  • 63.98 (a)
CG13630 36
  • 63 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea map-1 35
  • 59.64 (n)
  • 64.61 (a)
map-1 36
  • 62 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AGL122W 35
  • 55.56 (n)
  • 54.78 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0D18436g 35
  • 56.71 (n)
  • 54.49 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MAP1 35
  • 59.15 (n)
  • 54.91 (a)
MAP1 36
  • 48 (a)
MAP1 38
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons MAP1A 35
  • 60.87 (n)
  • 59.67 (a)
(Glycine max)
eudicotyledons Gma.10853 35
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.11208 35
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.6154 35
Os10g0508400 35
  • 59.02 (n)
  • 57.73 (a)
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.7894 35
(Zea mays)
Liliopsida Zm.16004 35
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU06923 35
  • 56.46 (n)
  • 59.77 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes fma1 35
  • 57.46 (n)
  • 55.52 (a)
Species with no ortholog for METAP1:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)

Evolution for METAP1 Gene

Gene Tree for METAP1 (if available)
Gene Tree for METAP1 (if available)

Paralogs for METAP1 Gene

Paralogs for METAP1 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for METAP1 Gene using alignment to 7 proteins: Pseudogenes for METAP1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with METAP1: view

Variants for METAP1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for METAP1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs15193 -- 99,062,680(+) TGAAT(A/C)TGGTA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1020624 -- 99,023,703(-) CACAA(C/T)ATATC intron-variant, utr-variant-5-prime
rs1230159 -- 99,005,937(+) gctga(A/G)ggtga intron-variant
rs1230160 -- 99,009,377(+) gatct(A/G)tactc intron-variant
rs1230161 -- 98,994,408(+) tagct(C/T)accat upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for METAP1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2728030 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2728031 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2728032 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv4438 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv879656 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for METAP1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 33.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.87; 18.17% 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 METAP1 Gene

Disorders for METAP1 Gene

Relevant External Links for METAP1

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

No disorders were found for METAP1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for METAP1 Gene

Publications for METAP1 Gene

  1. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. III. The coding sequences of 40 new genes (KIAA0081-KIAA0120) deduced by analysis of cDNA clones from human cell line KG-1. (PMID: 7788527) Nagase T. … Nomura N. (DNA Res. 1995) 2 3 4 67
  2. Functional expression of human methionine aminopeptidase type 1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. (PMID: 12144506) Dummitt B. … Chang Y.H. (Protein Pept. Lett. 2002) 2 3
  3. The Protein Data Bank. (PMID: 10592235) Berman H.M. … Bourne P.E. (Nucleic Acids Res. 2000) 25 26
  4. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  5. Panorama of ancient metazoan macromolecular complexes. (PMID: 26344197) Wan C. … Emili A. (Nature 2015) 3

Products for METAP1 Gene

Sources for METAP1 Gene