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Aliases for MUC21 Gene

Aliases for MUC21 Gene

  • Mucin 21, Cell Surface Associated 2 3
  • Epiglycanin 2 3 4
  • C6orf205 3 4
  • MUC-21 3 4
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 205 2
  • Mucin-21 3
  • KMQK697 3

External Ids for MUC21 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MUC21 Gene

  • C6orf205

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MUC21 Gene

  • GC06P031060
  • GC06P030951
  • GC06P030751

Summaries for MUC21 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MUC21 Gene

MUC21 (Mucin 21, Cell Surface Associated) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Biosynthesis of the N-glycan precursor (dolichol lipid-linked oligosaccharide, LLO) and transfer to a nascent protein and Biosynthesis of the N-glycan precursor (dolichol lipid-linked oligosaccharide, LLO) and transfer to a nascent protein. An important paralog of this gene is MUC22.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MUC21 Gene

Genomics for MUC21 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MUC21 Gene

Genomic Location for MUC21 Gene

30,983,708 bp from pter
30,989,903 bp from pter
6,196 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for MUC21 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MUC21 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

Proteins for MUC21 Gene

  • Protein details for MUC21 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B0UZT7
    • B4DQ55
    • C9JMK2
    • D9N007
    • Q0VGF1
    • Q3B7T2
    • Q5SS94
    • Q6UXC5

    Protein attributes for MUC21 Gene

    566 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    54228 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Could be considered as a marker for lung carcinomas
    • Sequence=AAI05737.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for MUC21 Gene


neXtProt entry for MUC21 Gene

Proteomics data for MUC21 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MUC21 Gene

Other Protein References for MUC21 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MUC21 Gene

Domains for MUC21 Gene

Gene Families for MUC21 Gene


Protein Domains for MUC21 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MUC21 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MUC21 Gene

Function for MUC21 Gene

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miRNA for MUC21 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MUC21

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MUC21 Gene

Localization for MUC21 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MUC21 Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein; Extracellular side.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MUC21 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MUC21 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
golgi apparatus 4
extracellular 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MUC21 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005796 Golgi lumen TAS --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 23376485
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MUC21: view

Pathways for MUC21 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for MUC21 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MUC21 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006493 protein O-linked glycosylation TAS --
GO:0016266 O-glycan processing TAS --
GO:0043687 post-translational protein modification TAS --
GO:0044267 cellular protein metabolic process TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MUC21: view

Transcripts for MUC21 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MUC21 Gene

(12) Additional mRNA sequences :
(6) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(3) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for MUC21 Gene

Mucin 21, cell surface associated:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MUC21 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MUC21 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MUC21 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MUC21 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MUC21 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (32.5), Vagina (9.2), Cervix - Ectocervix (6.3), and Minor Salivary Gland (4.6).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MUC21 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus (31.8), Saliva (28.6), and Cervix (7.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for MUC21 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MUC21 Gene Hs.448277

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MUC21 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in lung, large intestine, thymus, and testis. Expressed in normal and malignant bronchial epithelial cells.
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Expression partners for MUC21 Gene

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Primer Products

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for MUC21 Gene

Orthologs for MUC21 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for MUC21 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MUC21 35
  • 70.51 (n)
  • 55.64 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MUC21 35
  • 94.08 (n)
  • 92.96 (a)
MUC21 36
  • 92 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gm9573 16
Species with no ortholog for MUC21:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for MUC21 Gene

Gene Tree for MUC21 (if available)
Gene Tree for MUC21 (if available)

Paralogs for MUC21 Gene

Paralogs for MUC21 Gene

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Variants for MUC21 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MUC21 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs886403 -- 30,989,841(+) CCATC(C/T)TGTGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1625781 -- 30,987,096(+) AGTAC(A/G)ACCTC synonymous-codon, reference
rs1634713 -- 30,983,243(+) TCAGT(A/T)ATACT upstream-variant-2KB
rs1634714 -- 30,983,784(+) ACGCC(C/T)GAGTC utr-variant-5-prime
rs1634730 - 30,986,468(+) CACAG(C/T)GTCCA missense, reference

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MUC21 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2731791 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2670269 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv462744 CNV Loss 19166990
esv2677358 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2731799 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv5663 CNV Loss 19470904
esv2731800 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv6535n71 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for MUC21 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MUC21 Gene

Disorders for MUC21 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MUC21 Gene

Relevant External Links for MUC21

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with MUC21: view

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for MUC21 Gene

Publications for MUC21 Gene

  1. Identification and expression of human epiglycanin/MUC21: a novel transmembrane mucin. (PMID: 17977904) Itoh Y. … Irimura T. (Glycobiology 2008) 2 3 4
  2. High-density SNP screening of the major histocompatibility complex in systemic lupus erythematosus demonstrates strong evidence for independent susceptibility regions. (PMID: 19851445) Barcellos L.F. … Criswell L.A. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 48
  3. Genome-wide association study of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Europe. (PMID: 21801394) GAcnin E. … Mockenhaupt M. (Orphanet J Rare Dis 2011) 3 48
  4. 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) 3 4
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4

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