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Aliases for OLFML2A Gene

Aliases for OLFML2A Gene

  • Olfactomedin-Like 2A 2 3
  • Photomedin-1 3 4
  • Olfactomedin-Like Protein 2A 3
  • PRO34319 3

External Ids for OLFML2A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OLFML2A Gene

  • GC09P122916
  • GC09P124618
  • GC09P126579
  • GC09P127539
  • GC09P097152

Summaries for OLFML2A Gene

GeneCards Summary for OLFML2A Gene

OLFML2A (Olfactomedin-Like 2A) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and extracellular matrix binding. An important paralog of this gene is GLDN.

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 OLFML2A Gene

Genomics for OLFML2A Gene

Regulatory Elements for OLFML2A Gene

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Genomic Location for OLFML2A Gene

124,777,158 bp from pter
124,814,891 bp from pter
37,734 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for OLFML2A Gene

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Genomic Location for OLFML2A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for OLFML2A Gene

Proteins for OLFML2A Gene

  • Protein details for OLFML2A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactomedin-like protein 2A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5JTM5
    • Q5JTM6
    • Q6UXW1
    • Q7Z5V3

    Protein attributes for OLFML2A Gene

    652 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    73054 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Binds to heparin and chondroitin sulfate E.

    Alternative splice isoforms for OLFML2A Gene


neXtProt entry for OLFML2A Gene

Proteomics data for OLFML2A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OLFML2A Gene

Other Protein References for OLFML2A Gene

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Domains for OLFML2A Gene

Protein Domains for OLFML2A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OLFML2A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q68BL7
  • Contains 1 olfactomedin-like domain.
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Function for OLFML2A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OLFML2A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IEA --
GO:0050840 extracellular matrix binding IEA --
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miRNA for OLFML2A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target OLFML2A

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for OLFML2A Gene

Localization for OLFML2A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OLFML2A Gene

Secreted. Note=Localizes to the podocyte major processes. Colocalized with the major process protein VIM throughout podocyte development. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22913984}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OLFML2A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OLFML2A gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 2
cytoskeleton 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OLFML2A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix IEA --
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Pathways for OLFML2A Gene

SuperPathways for OLFML2A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for OLFML2A Gene

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Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000362682 Q68BL7-OLM2A_HUMAN for OLFML2A Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OLFML2A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030198 extracellular matrix organization IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for OLFML2A Gene

Transcripts for OLFML2A Gene

Unigene Clusters for OLFML2A Gene

Olfactomedin-like 2A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OLFML2A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b
SP1: - - -
SP2: -

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Expression for OLFML2A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OLFML2A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for OLFML2A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Platelet (51.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for OLFML2A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OLFML2A Gene Hs.357004

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for OLFML2A Gene

Tissue specificity: In the kidney expressed only by podocytes, wherein they localize to major processes.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Expression partners for OLFML2A Gene

Orthologs for OLFML2A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for OLFML2A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OLFML2A 35
  • 88.51 (n)
  • 88.83 (a)
  • 88 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OLFML2A 35
  • 86.75 (n)
  • 87.5 (a)
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olfml2a 35
  • 83.31 (n)
  • 84.69 (a)
Olfml2a 16
Olfml2a 36
  • 80 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OLFML2A 35
  • 98.88 (n)
  • 98.93 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olfml2a 35
  • 82.27 (n)
  • 83.31 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia OLFML2A 36
  • 64 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia OLFML2A 36
  • 72 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves OLFML2A 35
  • 74.14 (n)
  • 69.57 (a)
  • 62 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia OLFML2A 36
  • 67 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia olfml2a 35
  • 64.92 (n)
  • 66.56 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100330530 35
  • 66.78 (n)
  • 65.23 (a)
olfml2a 36
  • 61 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG6867 36
  • 12 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea cof-2 36
  • 18 (a)
unc-122 36
  • 17 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 49 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OLFML2A:
  • 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 OLFML2A Gene

Gene Tree for OLFML2A (if available)
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Paralogs for OLFML2A Gene

Paralogs for OLFML2A Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for OLFML2A Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for OLFML2A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OLFML2A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs8975 -- 124,814,808(+) TTGTA(A/T)GTTGC utr-variant-3-prime
rs14622 -- 124,814,778(-) AAAAA(A/T)AAAAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs750169 -- 124,799,678(+) GCACA(C/G)TCAGC upstream-variant-2KB, intron-variant
rs750691 -- 124,800,509(-) AGTCA(C/T)GCAGA upstream-variant-2KB, intron-variant
rs750692 -- 124,800,340(-) TGTCA(C/G)CTCCC upstream-variant-2KB, intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OLFML2A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831721 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv524034 CNV Loss 19592680

Relevant External Links for OLFML2A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OLFML2A Gene

Disorders for OLFML2A Gene

No disorders were found for OLFML2A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for OLFML2A Gene

Publications for OLFML2A Gene

  1. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 2 3
  2. 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
  3. Neuronal proteins are novel components of podocyte major processes and their expression in glomerular crescents supports their role in crescent formation. (PMID: 22913984) Sistani L. … Patrakka J. (Kidney Int. 2013) 3 4
  4. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray S.J. … Dunham I. (Nature 2004) 4
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 4

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