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Aliases for PIGF Gene

Aliases for PIGF Gene

  • Phosphatidylinositol Glycan Anchor Biosynthesis, Class F 2 3
  • GPI11 Homolog 3 4
  • PIG-F 3 4
  • Phosphatidylinositol-Glycan Biosynthesis Class F Protein 3
  • Phosphatidylinositol Glycan, Class F 2

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PIGF Gene

  • GC02M046826
  • GC02M046977
  • GC02M046782
  • GC02M046720
  • GC02M046661
  • GC02M046808
  • GC02M046545

Summaries for PIGF Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PIGF Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein involved in glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-anchor biosynthesis. The GPI-anchor, a glycolipid containing three mannose molecules in its core backbone, is found on many blood cells where it serves to anchor proteins to the cell surface. The encoded protein and another GPI synthesis protein, PIGO, function in the transfer of ethanolaminephosphate to the third mannose in GPI. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for PIGF Gene

PIGF (Phosphatidylinositol Glycan Anchor Biosynthesis, Class F) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are VEGF Signaling Pathway and Biosynthesis of the N-glycan precursor (dolichol lipid-linked oligosaccharide, LLO) and transfer to a nascent protein. GO annotations related to this gene include ethanolaminephosphotransferase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PIGF Gene

  • Involved in GPI-anchor biosynthesis through the transfer of ethanolamine phosphate to the third mannose of GPI.

Gene Wiki entry for PIGF Gene

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

Genomics for PIGF Gene

Regulatory Elements for PIGF Gene

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Genomic Location for PIGF Gene

46,580,937 bp from pter
46,617,119 bp from pter
36,183 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PIGF Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PIGF Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PIGF Gene

Proteins for PIGF Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Phosphatidylinositol-glycan biosynthesis class F protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8WW20

    Protein attributes for PIGF Gene

    219 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    24890 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Forms a complex with PIGG and PIGO. PIGF is required to stabilize PIGG and PIGO

    Alternative splice isoforms for PIGF Gene


neXtProt entry for PIGF Gene

Proteomics data for PIGF Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PIGF Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for PIGF Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PIGF Gene

Domains for PIGF Gene

Gene Families for PIGF Gene

Protein Domains for PIGF Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PIGF Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



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

Molecular function for PIGF Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
glycosyl-phosphatidylinositol (GPI),anchor synthesis,24.9kDa,class F
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in GPI-anchor biosynthesis through the transfer of ethanolamine phosphate to the third mannose of GPI.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PIGF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004307 ethanolaminephosphotransferase activity TAS 8463218
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Phenotypes for PIGF Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for PIGF:
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miRNA for PIGF Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PIGF

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

Localization for PIGF Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PIGF Gene

Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

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Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
plasma membrane 3
extracellular 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PIGF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane TAS --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for PIGF Gene

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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q07326-PIGF_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Glycolipid biosynthesis; glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchor biosynthesis

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PIGF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006501 C-terminal protein lipidation TAS --
GO:0006506 GPI anchor biosynthetic process ISS --
GO:0016254 preassembly of GPI anchor in ER membrane TAS --
GO:0043687 post-translational protein modification TAS --
GO:0044267 cellular protein metabolic process TAS --
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Drugs for PIGF Gene

(897) HMDB Compounds for PIGF Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • (2S)-2-amino-1-hydroxyoctadecan-3-one
3-O-Sulfogalactosylceramide (d18:1/12:0)
  • 3'-O-Sulphogalactosylceramide
3-O-Sulfogalactosylceramide (d18:1/14:0)
  • 3'-O-Sulphogalactosylceramide
3-O-Sulfogalactosylceramide (d18:1/16:0)
  • 3'-O-Sulphogalactosylceramide
3-O-Sulfogalactosylceramide (d18:1/18:0)
  • 3'-O-Sulphogalactosylceramide

(5) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for PIGF Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
vegf 79.8 74
tyrosine 39.5 6
matrigel 35.8 1
oxygen 3.76 8
nitric oxide 0 1
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Transcripts for PIGF Gene

Unigene Clusters for PIGF Gene

Phosphatidylinositol glycan anchor biosynthesis, class F:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6
SP1: -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for PIGF Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PIGF Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PIGF Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PIGF Gene Hs.468415

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for PIGF Gene

Orthologs for PIGF Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for PIGF Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PIGF 35
  • 91.78 (n)
  • 89.95 (a)
  • 90 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PIGF 35
  • 93.46 (n)
  • 92.69 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pigf 35
  • 86.45 (n)
  • 87.67 (a)
Pigf 16
Pigf 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PIGF 35
  • 99.7 (n)
  • 99.54 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pigf 35
  • 85.84 (n)
  • 84.47 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PIGF 36
  • 78 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PIGF 36
  • 6 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PIGF 35
  • 70.62 (n)
  • 69.41 (a)
  • 69 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PIGF 36
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pigf 35
  • 63.93 (n)
  • 62.1 (a)
Str.8112 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.1780 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pigf 35
  • 59.14 (n)
  • 53 (a)
pigf 36
  • 53 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2777 35
Species with no ortholog for PIGF:
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for PIGF Gene

Gene Tree for PIGF (if available)
Gene Tree for PIGF (if available)

Paralogs for PIGF Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for PIGF Gene

Variants for PIGF Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PIGF Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs896213 -- 46,590,505(-) ATTAG(A/G)GTGTA intron-variant
rs982710 -- 46,614,445(+) GCCAA(A/G)TGAAT intron-variant
rs1060656 -- 46,598,831(-) ataac(C/T)gtata intron-variant
rs1137748 -- 46,598,683(-) ccact(C/G)ttctc intron-variant
rs1376406 -- 46,585,199(-) CTAAG(C/T)TTCCT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1181e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv149e55 CNV Loss 17911159
nsv873996 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv521013 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv873997 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for PIGF Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

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

Disorders for PIGF Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for PIGF Gene

(10) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for PIGF Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
preeclampsia 60.9 9
neovascularization 54.8 1
choriocarcinoma 51.2 2
intrauterine growth retardation 47.4 1
goiter 22.8 1

Relevant External Links for PIGF

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PIGF Gene

Publications for PIGF Gene

  1. Cloning of a human gene, PIG-F, a component of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor biosynthesis, by a novel expression cloning strategy. (PMID: 8463218) Inoue N. … Takeda J. (J. Biol. Chem. 1993) 2 3 4 23
  2. Structure and chromosomal localization of the GPI-anchor synthesis gene PIGF and its pseudogene psi PIGF. (PMID: 8575782) Ohishi K. … Kinoshita T. (Genomics 1995) 2 3 23
  3. Mutation analysis of the growth factor genes PlGF, Flt1, IGF-I, and IGF-IR in intrauterine growth restriction with abnormal placental blood flow. (PMID: 19658040) Muetze S. … Rudnik-Schoeneborn S. (J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med. 2010) 3 48
  4. Circulating proangiogenic molecules PIGF, SDF-1 and sVCAM-1 in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. (PMID: 17964973) Robak E. … Robak T. (Eur. Cytokine Netw. 2007) 3 23
  5. Hypoxia increases placenta growth factor expression in human myocardium and cultured neonatal rat cardiomyocytes. (PMID: 19201345) Torry R.J. … Torry D.S. (J. Heart Lung Transplant. 2009) 3 23

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