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Aliases for MTX3 Gene

Aliases for MTX3 Gene

  • Metaxin 3 2 3
  • Metaxin-3 3
  • C 6

External Ids for MTX3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MTX3 Gene

  • GC05M079311
  • GC05M074480
  • GC05M079272

Summaries for MTX3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MTX3 Gene

MTX3 (Metaxin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is MTX2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTX3 Gene

  • Could function in transport of proteins into the mitochondrion.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MTX3 Gene

Genomics for MTX3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MTX3 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for MTX3 Gene

79,976,716 bp from pter
79,991,265 bp from pter
14,550 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MTX3 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MTX3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MTX3 Gene

Proteins for MTX3 Gene

  • Protein details for MTX3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DL65
    • E9PB57
    • Q7Z380
    • Q8NB92

    Protein attributes for MTX3 Gene

    312 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35093 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=CAD97995.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for MTX3 Gene


neXtProt entry for MTX3 Gene

Proteomics data for MTX3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MTX3 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys77
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for MTX3 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MTX3 Gene

Domains for MTX3 Gene

Protein Domains for MTX3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MTX3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the metaxin family.
  • Belongs to the metaxin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MTX3: view

No data available for Gene Families for MTX3 Gene

Function for MTX3 Gene

Molecular function for MTX3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Could function in transport of proteins into the mitochondrion.

miRNA for MTX3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MTX3

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MTX3

In Situ Assay Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MTX3 Gene

Localization for MTX3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTX3 Gene

Mitochondrion outer membrane.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MTX3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MTX3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 2
nucleus 2
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MTX3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005741 mitochondrial outer membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MTX3: view

Pathways for MTX3 Gene

SuperPathways for MTX3 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for MTX3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MTX3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006626 protein targeting to mitochondrion IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MTX3: view

No data available for Pathways by source for MTX3 Gene

Transcripts for MTX3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MTX3 Gene

Metaxin 3:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MTX3

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MTX3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MTX3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MTX3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MTX3 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MTX3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Tlymphocyte (21.9), Monocytes (11.4), and Frontal cortex (7.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MTX3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MTX3 Gene Hs.531418

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with MTX3: view

Primer Products

  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for MTX3 Gene

Orthologs for MTX3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MTX3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MTX3 35
  • 92.82 (n)
  • 94.72 (a)
MTX3 36
  • 77 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MTX3 35
  • 93.9 (n)
  • 95.93 (a)
MTX3 36
  • 77 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mtx3 35
  • 87.19 (n)
  • 91.32 (a)
Mtx3 16
Mtx3 36
  • 72 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MTX3 35
  • 99.46 (n)
  • 100 (a)
MTX3 36
  • 80 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mtx3 35
  • 86.72 (n)
  • 89.84 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MTX3 36
  • 68 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MTX3 36
  • 70 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MTX3 35
  • 78.95 (n)
  • 80.97 (a)
MTX3 36
  • 65 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MTX3 36
  • 62 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mtx3 35
  • 71.45 (n)
  • 74.26 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.29098 35
LOC100535564 35
  • 63.96 (n)
  • 60.57 (a)
mtx3 36
  • 47 (a)
mtx3 36
  • 47 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG9393 36
  • 18 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea mtx-1 36
  • 23 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.877 36
  • 24 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MTX3:
  • 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)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for MTX3 Gene

Gene Tree for MTX3 (if available)
Gene Tree for MTX3 (if available)

Paralogs for MTX3 Gene

Paralogs for MTX3 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for MTX3 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for MTX3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MTX3: view

Variants for MTX3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MTX3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1047767 -- 79,977,500(-) GGTTT(A/T)GAGTT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1055188 -- 79,983,346(-) TGAAT(A/G)TGCAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1055189 -- 79,983,308(-) AATTT(A/T)TTAAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1222027 -- 79,989,360(-) CCCAT(G/T)TTAAT intron-variant
rs1370987 -- 79,986,041(-) TAGAA(A/G)ACTAT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MTX3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv823106 CNV Loss 20364138

Relevant External Links for MTX3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTX3 Gene

Disorders for MTX3 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MTX3 Gene

Relevant External Links for MTX3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with MTX3: view

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for MTX3 Gene

Publications for MTX3 Gene

  1. The zebrafish metaxin 3 gene (mtx3): cDNA and protein structure, and comparison to zebrafish metaxins 1 and 2. (PMID: 15087125) Adolph K.W. (Gene 2004) 2 3 23
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. A proteome-wide, quantitative survey of in vivo ubiquitylation sites reveals widespread regulatory roles. (PMID: 21890473) Wagner S.A. … Choudhary C. (Mol. Cell Proteomics 2011) 3
  4. Systematic and quantitative assessment of the ubiquitin-modified proteome. (PMID: 21906983) Kim W. … Gygi S.P. (Mol. Cell 2011) 3
  5. Systems-wide analysis of ubiquitylation dynamics reveals a key role for PAF15 ubiquitylation in DNA-damage bypass. (PMID: 23000965) Povlsen L.K. … Choudhary C. (Nat. Cell Biol. 2012) 3

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