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Aliases for PAQR8 Gene

Aliases for PAQR8 Gene

  • Progestin And AdipoQ Receptor Family Member VIII 2 3 4
  • C6orf33 3 4 6
  • LMPB1 3 4 6
  • MPRB 3 4 6
  • Progestin And AdipoQ Receptor Family Member 8 3 4
  • Lysosomal Membrane Protein In Brain 1 3 4
  • MPR Beta 3 4
  • Lysosomal Membrane Protein In Brain-1 3
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 33 2
  • Membrane Progestin Receptor Beta 3

External Ids for PAQR8 Gene

Previous Symbols for PAQR8 Gene

  • C6orf33

Summaries for PAQR8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for PAQR8 Gene

PAQR8 (Progestin And AdipoQ Receptor Family Member VIII) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PAQR8 include epilepsy with generalized tonic-clonic seizures. GO annotations related to this gene include steroid binding. An important paralog of this gene is PAQR6.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAQR8 Gene

  • Steroid membrane receptor. Binds progesterone. May be involved in oocyte maturation (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for PAQR8 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PAQR8 Gene

Genomics for PAQR8 Gene

Genomic Location for PAQR8 Gene

52,361,421 bp from pter
52,407,777 bp from pter
46,357 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for PAQR8 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PAQR8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PAQR8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PAQR8 Gene

Proteins for PAQR8 Gene

  • Protein details for PAQR8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Membrane progestin receptor beta
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RCF6
    • Q86WL0
    • Q8N6D3
    • Q9HD02

    Protein attributes for PAQR8 Gene

    354 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    40464 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAR08374.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAC05478.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for PAQR8 Gene

Proteomics data for PAQR8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PAQR8 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for PAQR8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PAQR8 Gene

Domains for PAQR8 Gene

Protein Domains for PAQR8 Gene


  • Belongs to the ADIPOR family.:
    • Q8TEZ7
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PAQR8: view

No data available for Gene Families for PAQR8 Gene

Function for PAQR8 Gene

Molecular function for PAQR8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Steroid membrane receptor. Binds progesterone. May be involved in oocyte maturation (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PAQR8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003707 steroid hormone receptor activity IBA --
GO:0005496 steroid binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAQR8: view

Phenotypes for PAQR8 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with PAQR8: view

miRNA for PAQR8 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PAQR8

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for PAQR8 Gene

Localization for PAQR8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAQR8 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Note=Colocalizes with a lysosomal protein CTSD/cathepsin D.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PAQR8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PAQR8 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PAQR8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAQR8: view

Pathways for PAQR8 Gene

SuperPathways for PAQR8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for PAQR8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PAQR8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007275 multicellular organismal development IEA --
GO:0043401 steroid hormone mediated signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0048477 oogenesis IEA --
GO:0048545 response to steroid hormone IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAQR8: view

No data available for Pathways by source for PAQR8 Gene

Transcripts for PAQR8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for PAQR8 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PAQR8 Gene

Progestin and adipoQ receptor family member VIII:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PAQR8 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for PAQR8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PAQR8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PAQR8 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PAQR8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (7.8) and Brain - Substantia nigra (4.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for PAQR8 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PAQR8 Gene Hs.239388

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PAQR8 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in brain and spinal cord. Also expressed in kidney and testis.
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with PAQR8: view

Orthologs for PAQR8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PAQR8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PAQR8 36
  • 99.53 (n)
  • 100 (a)
PAQR8 37
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PAQR8 36
  • 85.31 (n)
  • 87.85 (a)
PAQR8 37
  • 88 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PAQR8 36
  • 88.04 (n)
  • 96.89 (a)
PAQR8 37
  • 60 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Paqr8 36
  • 86.63 (n)
  • 94.07 (a)
Paqr8 16
Paqr8 37
  • 94 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PAQR8 37
  • 93 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PAQR8 37
  • 87 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Paqr8 36
  • 87.57 (n)
  • 95.48 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PAQR8 36
  • 76.58 (n)
  • 82.15 (a)
PAQR8 37
  • 82 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia mpr-A-prov 36
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia paqr8 36
  • 66.48 (n)
  • 69.03 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mprb 36
paqr8 36
  • 59.77 (n)
  • 56.61 (a)
paqr8 37
  • 55 (a)
PAQR8 (1 of 2) 37
  • 55 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea K11C4.2 36
  • 40.05 (n)
  • 29.25 (a)
K11C4.2 37
  • 25 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PAQR8:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 PAQR8 Gene

Gene Tree for PAQR8 (if available)
Gene Tree for PAQR8 (if available)

Paralogs for PAQR8 Gene

Paralogs for PAQR8 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for PAQR8 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for PAQR8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PAQR8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1297 -- 52,407,515(-) ACTTT(C/T)TGTGA utr-variant-3-prime
rs474848 -- 52,407,235(+) ACATC(C/T)TCTCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs526553 -- 52,393,058(+) AGAGG(C/G)CATTT intron-variant
rs548792 -- 52,402,320(-) gtggc(A/G)caatc intron-variant
rs576138 -- 52,401,713(+) ACTGA(C/T)GAGTC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PAQR8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv21698 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv527443 CNV Loss 19592680

Relevant External Links for PAQR8 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

Disorders for PAQR8 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for PAQR8 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAQR8 Gene

Publications for PAQR8 Gene

  1. A novel gene in the chromosomal region for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy on 6p12 encodes a brain-specific lysosomal membrane protein. (PMID: 11676489) Suzuki T. … Yamakawa K. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Cloning, expression, and characterization of a membrane progestin receptor and evidence it is an intermediary in meiotic maturation of fish oocytes. (PMID: 12574519) Zhu Y. … Thomas P. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003) 2 3
  3. Identification, classification, and partial characterization of genes in humans and other vertebrates homologous to a fish membrane progestin receptor. (PMID: 12601167) Zhu Y. … Thomas P. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003) 3 4
  4. The further redefining of steroid-mediated signaling. (PMID: 12606724) Hammes S.R. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003) 3 4
  5. The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 6. (PMID: 14574404) Mungall A.J. … Beck S. (Nature 2003) 3 4

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