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Aliases for NPAP1 Gene

Aliases for NPAP1 Gene

  • Nuclear Pore Associated Protein 1 2 3 5
  • C15orf2 3 4
  • Chromosome 15 Open Reading Frame 2 2
  • Protein C15orf2 3

External Ids for NPAP1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NPAP1 Gene

  • C15orf2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NPAP1 Gene

  • GC15P024951
  • GC15P024969
  • GC15P024982
  • GC15P025000

Summaries for NPAP1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NPAP1 Gene

  • This gene is located in the Prader-Willi syndrome region on chromosome 15. This gene is biallelically expressed in adult testis and brain but is paternally imprinted in fetal brain. Defects in this gene may be associated with Prader-Willi syndrome. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2012]

GeneCards Summary for NPAP1 Gene

NPAP1 (Nuclear Pore Associated Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NPAP1 include prader-willi syndrome and angelman syndrome. An important paralog of this gene is LOC729159.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NPAP1 Gene

  • May be involved in spermatogenesis.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NPAP1 Gene

Genomics for NPAP1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NPAP1 Gene

Enhancers for NPAP1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around NPAP1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for NPAP1 Gene

24,675,394 bp from pter
24,683,446 bp from pter
8,053 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NPAP1 Gene

Genes around NPAP1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NPAP1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NPAP1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NPAP1 Gene

Proteins for NPAP1 Gene

  • Protein details for NPAP1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Nuclear pore-associated protein 1
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for NPAP1 Gene

    1156 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    120954 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Associates with the nuclear pore complex (NPC).

neXtProt entry for NPAP1 Gene

Proteomics data for NPAP1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NPAP1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for NPAP1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NPAP1 Gene

Domains & Families for NPAP1 Gene

Protein Domains for NPAP1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NPAP1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NPAP1 Gene

Function for NPAP1 Gene

Molecular function for NPAP1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in spermatogenesis.

Phenotypes for NPAP1 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NPAP1 Gene

Localization for NPAP1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NPAP1 Gene

Nucleus, nucleoplasm. Nucleus inner membrane. Note=Colocalizes with the NPC and nuclear lamins at the nuclear periphery.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NPAP1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NPAP1 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
nucleus 4
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NPAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 23376485
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Pathways & Interactions for NPAP1 Gene

SuperPathways for NPAP1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for NPAP1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NPAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007275 multicellular organism development IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for NPAP1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for NPAP1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for NPAP1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NPAP1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for NPAP1 Gene

Nuclear pore associated protein 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NPAP1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NPAP1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NPAP1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NPAP1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NPAP1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x17.8).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NPAP1 Gene Hs.649663

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NPAP1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Testis-specific in adults. In fetal brain expressed only from the paternal allele.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for NPAP1 Gene

Orthologs for NPAP1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for NPAP1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC102151589 35
  • 59.23 (n)
  • 40.3 (a)
-- 36
  • 35 (a)
-- 36
  • 35 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NPAP1 35
  • 99.25 (n)
  • 98.1 (a)
NPAP1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NPAP1 36
  • 32 (a)
Species with no ortholog for NPAP1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • 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 NPAP1 Gene

Gene Tree for NPAP1 (if available)
Gene Tree for NPAP1 (if available)

Paralogs for NPAP1 Gene

Paralogs for NPAP1 Gene

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Variants for NPAP1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NPAP1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs3784246 - 24,676,502(-) GGTAG(A/G)CATTT reference, missense
rs1563102 - 24,676,624(+) ATCTT(C/G)GAAAG reference, missense
rs7165533 - 24,676,712(+) GCTGA(A/G)TGAAG reference, missense
rs3742950 - 24,677,083(-) GGTCT(C/G)CACAG reference, missense
VAR_035682 A colorectal cancer sample

Variation tolerance for NPAP1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 95.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.62; 56.55% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NPAP1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NPAP1 Gene

Disorders for NPAP1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(3) MalaCards diseases for NPAP1 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
prader-willi syndrome
  • prader willi syndrome
angelman syndrome
  • as
chromosome 15q13.3 microdeletion syndrome
  • 15q13.3 microdeletion syndrome
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search NPAP1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for NPAP1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NPAP1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NPAP1 Gene

Publications for NPAP1 Gene

  1. The imprinted NPAP1/C15orf2 gene in the Prader-Willi syndrome region encodes a nuclear pore complex associated protein. (PMID: 22694955) Neumann L.C. … Horsthemke B. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2012) 2 3 4 67
  2. Identification of a testis-specific gene (c15orf2) in the Prader- Willi syndrome region on chromosome 15. (PMID: 10783265) Faerber C. … Horsthemke B. (Genomics 2000) 2 3
  3. The imprinted NPAP1 gene in the Prader-Willi syndrome region belongs to a POM121-related family of retrogenes. (PMID: 24482533) Neumann L.C. … Horsthemke B. (Genome Biol Evol 2014) 3
  4. Proteomic analysis of podocyte exosome-enriched fraction from normal human urine. (PMID: 23376485) Prunotto M. … Moll S. (J Proteomics 2013) 3
  5. Genome-wide association study of chronic periodontitis in a general German population. (PMID: 24024966) Teumer A. … Kocher T. (J. Clin. Periodontol. 2013) 3

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