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Aliases for MFAP5 Gene

Aliases for MFAP5 Gene

  • Microfibrillar Associated Protein 5 2 3
  • MAGP2 3 4 6
  • MAGP-2 3 4
  • MFAP-5 3 4
  • MP25 3 4
  • Microfibril-Associated Glycoprotein-2 3
  • Microfibril-Associated Glycoprotein 2 4
  • Microfibrillar-Associated Protein 5 3
  • AAT9 3

External Ids for MFAP5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MFAP5 Gene

  • GC12M008690
  • GC12M008689
  • GC12M008798
  • GC12M008585
  • GC12M008806

Summaries for MFAP5 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MFAP5 Gene

  • This gene encodes a 25-kD microfibril-associated glycoprotein which is a component of microfibrils of the extracellular matrix. The encoded protein promotes attachment of cells to microfibrils via alpha-V-beta-3 integrin. Deficiency of this gene in mice results in neutropenia. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2014]

GeneCards Summary for MFAP5 Gene

MFAP5 (Microfibrillar Associated Protein 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MFAP5 include aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 9. Among its related pathways are Degradation of the extracellular matrix and Elastic fibre formation. GO annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix structural constituent. An important paralog of this gene is MFAP2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MFAP5 Gene

  • May play a role in hematopoiesis. In the cardiovascular system, could regulate growth factors or participate in cell signaling in maintaining large vessel integrity (By similarity). Component of the elastin-associated microfibrils (PubMed:8557636).

Gene Wiki entry for MFAP5 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MFAP5 Gene

Genomics for MFAP5 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MFAP5 Gene

Genomic Location for MFAP5 Gene

8,637,346 bp from pter
8,662,888 bp from pter
25,543 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MFAP5 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MFAP5 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for MFAP5 Gene

Proteins for MFAP5 Gene

  • Protein details for MFAP5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Microfibrillar-associated protein 5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B0AZL6
    • D3DUV1
    • Q7Z490

    Protein attributes for MFAP5 Gene

    173 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    19612 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with TGFB2 (By similarity). Interacts with BMP2 (By similarity).

    Alternative splice isoforms for MFAP5 Gene


neXtProt entry for MFAP5 Gene

Proteomics data for MFAP5 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MFAP5 Gene

  • Forms intermolecular disulfide bonds either with other MAGP-2 molecules or with other components of the microfibrils
  • N- and O-glycosylated. O-glycosylated with core 1 or possibly core 8 glycans. O-glycan heterogeneity at Thr-54: HexHexNAc (major) and HexHexNAc + sulfate (minor).
  • Glycosylation at Thr54 and Asn79
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MFAP5 Gene

Domains for MFAP5 Gene

Protein Domains for MFAP5 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q13361
  • Belongs to the MFAP family.
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No data available for Gene Families for MFAP5 Gene

Function for MFAP5 Gene

Molecular function for MFAP5 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May play a role in hematopoiesis. In the cardiovascular system, could regulate growth factors or participate in cell signaling in maintaining large vessel integrity (By similarity). Component of the elastin-associated microfibrils (PubMed:8557636).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MFAP5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005201 extracellular matrix structural constituent TAS 8557636
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Animal Models for MFAP5 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MFAP5:

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miRNA for MFAP5 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MFAP5

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MFAP5 Gene

Localization for MFAP5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MFAP5 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MFAP5 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MFAP5 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
cytoskeleton 1
cytosol 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MFAP5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001527 microfibril IEA --
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix --
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Pathways for MFAP5 Gene

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Pathways by source for MFAP5 Gene

1 R&D Systems pathway for MFAP5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MFAP5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030198 extracellular matrix organization TAS --
GO:0043206 extracellular fibril organization IEA --
GO:0060216 definitive hemopoiesis ISS --
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Transcripts for MFAP5 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MFAP5 Gene

Microfibrillar associated protein 5:
Representative Sequences:

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MFAP5

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  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for MFAP5

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MFAP5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MFAP5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MFAP5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MFAP5 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MFAP5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nerve - Tibial (6.6), Adipose - Subcutaneous (5.4), and Uterus (4.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for MFAP5 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MFAP5 Gene Hs.512842

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MFAP5 Gene

Orthologs for MFAP5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MFAP5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MFAP5 35
  • 99.61 (n)
  • 98.84 (a)
MFAP5 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MFAP5 35
  • 85.88 (n)
  • 80 (a)
MFAP5 36
  • 79 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MFAP5 35
  • 86.47 (n)
  • 83.53 (a)
MFAP5 36
  • 75 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mfap5 35
  • 82.52 (n)
  • 81.1 (a)
Mfap5 16
Mfap5 36
  • 80 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MFAP5 36
  • 74 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mfap5 35
  • 81.62 (n)
  • 81.21 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MFAP5 35
  • 58.61 (n)
  • 49.02 (a)
MFAP5 36
  • 44 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MFAP5 36
  • 43 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC101734819 35
  • 61.76 (n)
  • 60.29 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mfap5 36
  • 33 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MFAP5:
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 MFAP5 Gene

Gene Tree for MFAP5 (if available)
Gene Tree for MFAP5 (if available)

Paralogs for MFAP5 Gene

Paralogs for MFAP5 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for MFAP5 Gene using alignment to 9 proteins:

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Variants for MFAP5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MFAP5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs14541 -- 8,647,970(-) CAATG(C/T)CCAGC utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant, downstream-variant-500B
rs1802863 -- 8,662,069(-) TTTCT(A/T)GCTGC synonymous-codon, reference, nc-transcript-variant
rs1966728 -- 8,656,668(+) TATAT(A/T)TTTTT intron-variant
rs2043942 -- 8,652,592(+) CCAGG(A/G)AAAAT intron-variant
rs2043943 -- 8,652,952(+) tggga(C/G)gccag intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MFAP5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2667162 CNV Deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for MFAP5 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MFAP5 Gene

Disorders for MFAP5 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for MFAP5 Gene including...

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  • Aortic aneurysm, familial thoracic 9 (AAT9) [MIM:616166]: A disease characterized by permanent dilation of the thoracic aorta usually due to degenerative changes in the aortic wall. It is primarily associated with a characteristic histologic appearance known as medial necrosis or Erdheim cystic medial necrosis in which there is degeneration and fragmentation of elastic fibers, loss of smooth muscle cells, and an accumulation of basophilic ground substance. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:25434006}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

(1) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for MFAP5 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
skin fibrosis 83.5 1
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Publications for MFAP5 Gene

  1. The exon structure of the human MAGP-2 gene. Similarity with the MAGP-1 gene is confined to two exons encoding a cysteine-rich region. (PMID: 9792630) Hatzinikolas G. … Gibson M.A. (J. Biol. Chem. 1998) 2 3 4 23
  2. Further characterization of proteins associated with elastic fiber microfibrils including the molecular cloning of MAGP-2 (MP25). (PMID: 8557636) Gibson M.A. … Cleary E.G. (J. Biol. Chem. 1996) 2 3 4
  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
  4. MFAP5 loss-of-function mutations underscore the involvement of matrix alteration in the pathogenesis of familial thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections. (PMID: 25434006) Barbier M. … Boileau C. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2014) 3 4
  5. Microfibril-associate glycoprotein-2 (MAGP-2) promotes angiogenic cell sprouting by blocking notch signaling in endothelial cells. (PMID: 18417156) Albig A.R. … Schiemann W.P. (Microvasc. Res. 2008) 3 23

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