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Aliases for NDUFAF6 Gene

Aliases for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • NADH:Ubiquinone Oxidoreductase Complex Assembly Factor 6 2 3 5
  • NADH Dehydrogenase (Ubiquinone) Complex I, Assembly Factor 6 2 3
  • Putative Phytoene Synthase 3 4
  • C8orf38 3 4
  • UPF0551 Protein C8orf38, Mitochondrial 3
  • Chromosome 8 Open Reading Frame 38 2

External Ids for NDUFAF6 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • C8orf38

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • GC08P096037
  • GC08P095910

Summaries for NDUFAF6 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein that localizes to mitochondria and contains a predicted phytoene synthase domain. The encoded protein plays an important role in the assembly of complex I (NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase) of the mitochondrial respiratory chain through regulation of subunit ND1 biogenesis. Mutations in this gene are associated with complex I enzymatic deficiency. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2011]

GeneCards Summary for NDUFAF6 Gene

NDUFAF6 (NADH:Ubiquinone Oxidoreductase Complex Assembly Factor 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NDUFAF6 include Leigh Syndrome and Leigh Syndrome With Leukodystrophy. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Respiratory electron transport, ATP synthesis by chemiosmotic coupling, and heat production by uncoupling proteins.. GO annotations related to this gene include transferase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • Involved in the assembly of mitochondrial NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase complex (complex I) at early stages. May play a role in the biogenesis of MT-ND1.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NDUFAF6 Gene

Genomics for NDUFAF6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NDUFAF6 Gene

Enhancers for NDUFAF6 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
GH08F094958 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 8.3 +65.2 65180 3.6 ATF1 MLX ARID4B DMAP1 YY1 SP5 NFYC MXD4 MIER2 TBX21 MIR3150B TP53INP1 NDUFAF6 ENSG00000253528 ENSG00000253878
GH08F095011 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 11.9 +115.5 115468 0.6 SMARCA4 POLR2A MIR3150B TP53INP1 ENSG00000253878 CCNE2 NDUFAF6 RAD54B GC08P094978 RNU6-1209P
GH08F094822 1.1 ENCODE 7.1 -71.8 -71786 2.6 PKNOX1 WRNIP1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF121 GLIS2 TP53INP1 INTS8 RPL34P18 CCNE2 ENSG00000254307 ENSG00000253878 ESRP1 NDUFAF6 ENSG00000272509
GH08F094904 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 6.5 +10.8 10819 3.6 HDGF WRNIP1 NFRKB ARID4B ZBTB40 RAD21 RARA YY1 ZNF143 CREM INTS8 TP53INP1 KIAA1429 ENSG00000253878 NDUFAF6 CCNE2
GH08F094963 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 5.9 +68.9 68907 2.5 CTCF MTA2 ZBED1 JUNB EBF1 RAD21 NR2F2 YY1 RELA GLIS1 MIR3150B TP53INP1 NDUFAF6 C8orf37 PLEKHF2 ENSG00000253878 ENSG00000253528
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around NDUFAF6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NDUFAF6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for NDUFAF6 Gene

94,895,451 bp from pter
95,116,455 bp from pter
221,005 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NDUFAF6 Gene

Genes around NDUFAF6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NDUFAF6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NDUFAF6 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for NDUFAF6 Gene

Proteins for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • Protein details for NDUFAF6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    NADH dehydrogenase (ubiquinone) complex I, assembly factor 6
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MT28
    • A8MWF0
    • B4DQ45
    • Q8N6U6

    Protein attributes for NDUFAF6 Gene

    333 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    38176 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAG60807.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW91734.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for NDUFAF6 Gene


neXtProt entry for NDUFAF6 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NDUFAF6 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NDUFAF6 Gene

Domains & Families for NDUFAF6 Gene

Protein Domains for NDUFAF6 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NDUFAF6 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the NDUFAF6 family.
  • Belongs to the NDUFAF6 family.
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Function for NDUFAF6 Gene

Molecular function for NDUFAF6 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in the assembly of mitochondrial NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase complex (complex I) at early stages. May play a role in the biogenesis of MT-ND1.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NDUFAF6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
GO:0022857 transmembrane transporter activity IBA --
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Phenotypes for NDUFAF6 Gene

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Human Phenotype Ontology for NDUFAF6 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for NDUFAF6 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NDUFAF6:

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Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NDUFAF6 Gene

Localization for NDUFAF6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDUFAF6 Gene

Isoform 1: Mitochondrion inner membrane. Note=Peripherally localized on the matrix face of the mitochondrial inner membrane.
Isoform 2: Cytoplasm. Nucleus.

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 NDUFAF6 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 2
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NDUFAF6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IEA --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for NDUFAF6 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for NDUFAF6 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NDUFAF6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0009058 biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0032981 mitochondrial respiratory chain complex I assembly TAS --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NDUFAF6 Gene

Transcripts for NDUFAF6 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NDUFAF6 Gene

NADH dehydrogenase (ubiquinone) complex I, assembly factor 6:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NDUFAF6 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b
SP2: -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for NDUFAF6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NDUFAF6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NDUFAF6 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NDUFAF6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (13.6), Brain (9.4), Adrenal (8.3), and Salivary gland (7.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for NDUFAF6 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NDUFAF6 Gene:


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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NDUFAF6 Gene

Orthologs for NDUFAF6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for NDUFAF6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NDUFAF6 34 35
  • 99.6 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NDUFAF6 34 35
  • 87.99 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NDUFAF6 34 35
  • 87.49 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NDUFAF6 35
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ndufaf6 34 16 35
  • 83.18 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ndufaf6 34
  • 81.38 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NDUFAF6 35
  • 77 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NDUFAF6 35
  • 78 (a)
C2H8ORF38 34
  • 75.25 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NDUFAF6 35
  • 71 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ndufaf6 34
  • 70.32 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.11651 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ndufaf6 34 35
  • 65.88 (n)
Dr.7072 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG15738 34 35
  • 47.45 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000326 34
  • 44.33 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea CELE_B0334.5 34
  • 45.87 (n)
B0334.5 35
  • 23 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G62730 34
  • 50.31 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os06g0104100 34
  • 47.67 (n)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU09517 34
  • 44.12 (n)
Species where no ortholog for NDUFAF6 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for NDUFAF6 Gene

Gene Tree for NDUFAF6 (if available)
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Paralogs for NDUFAF6 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for NDUFAF6 Gene

Variants for NDUFAF6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NDUFAF6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs137853184 Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010], Pathogenic 95,032,093(+) GGCTC(A/G)GGCTG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs201732170 Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010], Uncertain significance 95,035,527(+) AGATA(C/T)ATACT nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs768273248 Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010] 95,048,547(+) ACTTG(C/G/T)ACCTA nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
VAR_076272 Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010]
VAR_076273 Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010]

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NDUFAF6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv508520 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv1117841 CNV deletion 24896259
esv3618095 CNV loss 21293372
esv25638 CNV loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for NDUFAF6 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 49% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.26; 25.15% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NDUFAF6 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDUFAF6 Gene

Disorders for NDUFAF6 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(9) MalaCards diseases for NDUFAF6 Gene - From: OMIM, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
leigh syndrome
  • leigh syndrome due to mitochondrial complex i deficiency
leigh syndrome with leukodystrophy
  • infantile subacute necrotizing encephalopathy with leukodystrophy
mitochondrial complex i deficiency
  • mitochondrial complex 1 deficiency
nuclear gene-encoded leigh syndrome
mitochondrial dna deletion syndromes
  • mtdna deletion syndromes
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Mitochondrial complex I deficiency (MT-C1D) [MIM:252010]: A disorder of the mitochondrial respiratory chain that causes a wide range of clinical manifestations from lethal neonatal disease to adult-onset neurodegenerative disorders. Phenotypes include macrocephaly with progressive leukodystrophy, non-specific encephalopathy, cardiomyopathy, myopathy, liver disease, Leigh syndrome, Leber hereditary optic neuropathy, and some forms of Parkinson disease. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:18614015, ECO:0000269 PubMed:26741492}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

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Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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Publications for NDUFAF6 Gene

  1. Mutations in the gene encoding C8orf38 block complex I assembly by inhibiting production of the mitochondria-encoded subunit ND1. (PMID: 22019594) McKenzie M. … Ryan M.T. (J. Mol. Biol. 2011) 2 3 4 64
  2. The C8ORF38 homologue Sicily is a cytosolic chaperone for a mitochondrial complex I subunit. (PMID: 23509070) Zhang K. … Bellen H.J. (J. Cell Biol. 2013) 2 3 64
  3. A mitochondrial protein compendium elucidates complex I disease biology. (PMID: 18614015) Pagliarini D.J. … Mootha V.K. (Cell 2008) 3 4 64
  4. Acadian variant of Fanconi syndrome is caused by mitochondrial respiratory chain complex I deficiency due to a non-coding mutation in complex I assembly factor NDUFAF6. (PMID: 27466185) HartmannovA! H. … Kmoch S. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2016) 3 64
  5. A comprehensive genomic analysis reveals the genetic landscape of mitochondrial respiratory chain complex deficiencies. (PMID: 26741492) Kohda M. … Okazaki Y. (PLoS Genet. 2016) 4 64

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