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Aliases for METTL7A Gene

Aliases for METTL7A Gene

  • Methyltransferase Like 7A 2 3 5
  • Protein AAM-B 3 4
  • Methyltransferase-Like Protein 7A 3
  • EC 2.1.1.- 4
  • EC 2.1.1 61
  • AAM-B 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for METTL7A Gene

  • GC12P049604
  • GC12P051318
  • GC12P048351

Summaries for METTL7A Gene

GeneCards Summary for METTL7A Gene

METTL7A (Methyltransferase Like 7A) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Immune System. GO annotations related to this gene include methyltransferase activity and S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is METTL7B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for METTL7A Gene

  • Probable methyltransferase.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for METTL7A Gene

Genomics for METTL7A Gene

Regulatory Elements for METTL7A Gene

Enhancers for METTL7A 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
GH12F050930 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 4.8 +10.1 10089 5.1 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT ARID4B DMAP1 YY1 ZNF766 FOS KLF13 PAF1 SLC11A2 TFCP2 RNU6-1273P CSRNP2 METTL7A ENSG00000274156
GH12F051004 1 Ensembl ENCODE 4.9 +82.4 82384 3.1 CTCF MAZ ESRRA DPF2 RAD21 ZKSCAN1 ZNF217 SREBF1 ZNF121 GATA3 SLC11A2 CSRNP2 METTL7A RNU7-39P ENSG00000274797
GH12F051398 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 3.6 +476.8 476780 4.5 HLF CEBPB ZNF121 JUND GLIS1 FOS PRDM10 EGR2 GALNT6 HIGD1C SCN8A SLC4A8 METTL7A ENSG00000271065
GH12F050894 0.4 Ensembl 6.1 -29.8 -29772 0.2 ATF2 METTL7A SLC11A2 GC12P050911 ENSG00000271621
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around METTL7A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for METTL7A Gene

50,923,472 bp from pter
50,932,517 bp from pter
9,046 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for METTL7A Gene

Genes around METTL7A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
METTL7A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for METTL7A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for METTL7A Gene

Proteins for METTL7A Gene

  • Protein details for METTL7A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Methyltransferase-like protein 7A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9H7R3
    • Q9UHZ7
    • Q9Y422

    Protein attributes for METTL7A Gene

    244 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    28319 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Self-associates.
    • Sequence=AAF20268.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for METTL7A Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for METTL7A Gene


Post-translational modifications for METTL7A Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 34
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for METTL7A Gene

Domains & Families for METTL7A Gene

Gene Families for METTL7A Gene

Protein Domains for METTL7A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for METTL7A Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the methyltransferase superfamily.
  • Belongs to the methyltransferase superfamily.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with METTL7A: view

Function for METTL7A Gene

Molecular function for METTL7A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable methyltransferase.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for METTL7A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008168 methyltransferase activity IEA --
GO:0008757 S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase activity IBA --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with METTL7A: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for METTL7A

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for METTL7A Gene

Localization for METTL7A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for METTL7A Gene

Lipid droplet. Endoplasmic reticulum. Membrane.

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 METTL7A gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endoplasmic reticulum 4
plasma membrane 3
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1
golgi apparatus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IBA --
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum IEA --
GO:0005811 lipid particle IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view

Pathways & Interactions for METTL7A Gene

SuperPathways for METTL7A Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Immune System
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with METTL7A: view

Pathways by source for METTL7A Gene

2 Reactome pathways for METTL7A Gene

Interacting Proteins for METTL7A Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000331787 Q9H8H3-MET7A_HUMAN for METTL7A Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008152 metabolic process IEA --
GO:0032259 methylation IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for METTL7A Gene

Transcripts for METTL7A Gene

Unigene Clusters for METTL7A Gene

Methyltransferase like 7A:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for METTL7A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for METTL7A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for METTL7A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for METTL7A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for METTL7A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (12.2) and Liver (9.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for METTL7A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for METTL7A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of METTL7A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for METTL7A Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with METTL7A: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for METTL7A Gene

Orthologs for METTL7A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for METTL7A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia METTL7A 34 35
  • 99.04 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia METTL7A 34 35
  • 87.7 (n)
-- 35
  • 80 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia METTL7A 34 35
  • 84.58 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mettl7a1 34 16 35
  • 83.61 (n)
Mettl7a2 35
  • 79 (a)
Mettl7a3 35
  • 78 (a)
AB099516 35
  • 53 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mettl7a 34
  • 83.61 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves METTL7A 34
  • 65.15 (n)
-- 35
  • 60 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 63 (a)
-- 35
  • 59 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mettl7a 34
  • 63.25 (n)
Str.4191 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.20056 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:ch211-173n18.3 34 35
  • 58.94 (n)
si:ch211-173n18.4 35
  • 52 (a)
mettl7a 35
  • 51 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G69523 34
  • 51.32 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os02g0744100 34
  • 49.35 (n)
Species where no ortholog for METTL7A was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for METTL7A Gene

Gene Tree for METTL7A (if available)
Gene Tree for METTL7A (if available)

Paralogs for METTL7A Gene

Paralogs for METTL7A Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for METTL7A Gene using alignment to 3 proteins: Pseudogenes for METTL7A Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with METTL7A: view

Variants for METTL7A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for METTL7A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1053450 -- 50,932,375(+) GGTTA(A/G)AGGGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs10540233 -- 50,924,529(+) TTTTT(A/T)aaaaa intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1063847 -- 50,932,179(+) GGAAA(A/C)CCTTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs10747601 -- 50,926,045(+) GAAAG(A/G)AAGAA intron-variant
rs10783407 -- 50,926,012(+) ACTCC(A/G)TCTCA intron-variant

Variation tolerance for METTL7A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 34.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.45; 54.77% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for METTL7A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for METTL7A Gene

Disorders for METTL7A Gene

Relevant External Links for METTL7A

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for METTL7A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for METTL7A Gene

Publications for METTL7A Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 2 3 4 64
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  3. 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 64
  4. AAM-B Interacts with Nonstructural 4B and Regulates Hepatitis C Virus Propagation. (PMID: 26185986) Park E.M. … Hwang S.B. (PLoS ONE 2015) 3 64
  5. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3 64

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