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Aliases for OC90 Gene

Aliases for OC90 Gene

  • Otoconin 90 2 3
  • PLA2L 3 4 6
  • Phospholipase A2 Homolog 3 4
  • Otoconin-90 3
  • Oc90 4

External Ids for OC90 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for OC90 Gene

  • PLA2L

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OC90 Gene

  • GC08U990050
  • GC08M133069
  • GC08M132708
  • GC08M132993
  • GC08M133105
  • GC08M128354
  • GC08M133039

Summaries for OC90 Gene

GeneCards Summary for OC90 Gene

OC90 (Otoconin 90) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and phospholipase A2 activity. An important paralog of this gene is PLA2G2D.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OC90 Gene

  • It is unlikely that this protein has phospholipase A2 activity

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OC90 Gene

Genomics for OC90 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OC90 Gene

Genomic Location for OC90 Gene

132,024,220 bp from pter
132,059,380 bp from pter
35,161 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OC90 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for OC90 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OC90 Gene

Proteins for OC90 Gene

  • Protein details for OC90 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DNG8

    Protein attributes for OC90 Gene

    493 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    53454 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with OTOL1.
    • Sequence=CAA78662.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for OC90 Gene


neXtProt entry for OC90 Gene

Proteomics data for OC90 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OC90 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn38, Asn179, and Asn423
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for OC90 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OC90 Gene

Domains for OC90 Gene

Protein Domains for OC90 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OC90 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q02509
  • Consists of 3 PA2-type domains
  • Belongs to the phospholipase A2 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with OC90: view

No data available for Gene Families for OC90 Gene

Function for OC90 Gene

Molecular function for OC90 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
atoconin 90,phospholipase-A2 like secreted protein,linked to HHLA1 by intergenic splicing,homolog to a murine protein expressed in fetal inner ear
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
It is unlikely that this protein has phospholipase A2 activity

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OC90 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
GO:0004623 phospholipase A2 activity IEA --
GO:0005509 calcium ion binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OC90: view

Phenotypes for OC90 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OC90: view

Animal Models for OC90 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for OC90:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for OC90

In Situ Assay Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for OC90 Gene

Localization for OC90 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OC90 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OC90 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OC90: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for OC90 Gene

Pathways for OC90 Gene

SuperPathways for OC90 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for OC90 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OC90 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006644 phospholipid metabolic process IEA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0016042 lipid catabolic process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OC90: view

No data available for Pathways by source for OC90 Gene

Transcripts for OC90 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OC90 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for OC90 Gene

Otoconin 90:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for OC90

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

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OC90 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OC90 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OC90 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OC90 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for OC90 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (46.3) and Adipocyte (22.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for OC90 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OC90 Gene Hs.653174

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with OC90: view

Expression partners for OC90 Gene

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for OC90 Gene

Orthologs for OC90 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for OC90 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OC90 35
  • 79.55 (n)
  • 73.89 (a)
-- 36
  • 72 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OC90 35
  • 80.09 (n)
  • 74.27 (a)
-- 36
  • 69 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Oc90 35
  • 77.19 (n)
  • 70.15 (a)
Oc90 16
Oc90 36
  • 68 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OC90 35
  • 98.95 (n)
  • 98.11 (a)
-- 36
  • 68 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Oc90 35
  • 78.27 (n)
  • 70.28 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 48 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 48 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves OC90 35
  • 60.29 (n)
  • 54.62 (a)
-- 36
  • 48 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 46 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia oc90 35
  • 59.29 (n)
  • 51.67 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii CR848728.2 36
  • 16 (a)
oc90 36
  • 15 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C07E3.9 36
  • 24 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OC90:
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for OC90 Gene

Gene Tree for OC90 (if available)
Gene Tree for OC90 (if available)

Paralogs for OC90 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for OC90 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with OC90: view

Variants for OC90 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OC90 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs870715 -- 132,037,799(+) GACCT(A/C)TGTTC intron-variant
rs871959 -- 132,038,653(-) CCTTC(C/T)CTGGC intron-variant
rs871960 -- 132,038,529(-) GTAGA(A/C)CCCAA intron-variant
rs1466884 -- 132,041,467(-) CCTGG(C/T)TGATA intron-variant
rs1472571 -- 132,036,346(-) GAAAA(A/G)GACAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OC90 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv891453 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv517297 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv517992 CNV Loss 19592680
esv28393 CNV Loss 19812545
esv2660746 CNV Deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for OC90 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OC90 Gene

Disorders for OC90 Gene

No disorders were found for OC90 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for OC90 Gene

Publications for OC90 Gene

  1. Splicing of a human endogenous retrovirus to a novel phospholipase A2 related gene. (PMID: 8382789) Feuchter-Murthy A.E. … Mager D.L. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1993) 3 4
  2. Otoconin-90, the mammalian otoconial matrix protein, contains two domains of homology to secretory phospholipase A2. (PMID: 9860971) Wang Y. … Thalmann R. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1998) 2 3
  3. Intergenic splicing between a HERV-H endogenous retrovirus and two adjacent human genes. (PMID: 10329003) Kowalski P.E. … Mager D.L. (Genomics 1999) 2 3
  4. Proteins associated with type II bone morphogenetic protein receptor (BMPR-II) and identified by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry. (PMID: 15188402) Hassel S. … Souchelnytskyi S. (Proteomics 2004) 3
  5. In vitro calcite crystal morphology is modulated by otoconial proteins otolin-1 and otoconin-90. (PMID: 24748133) Moreland K.T. … Thalmann R. (PLoS ONE 2014) 3

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