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Aliases for PLEKHA3 Gene

Aliases for PLEKHA3 Gene

  • Pleckstrin Homology Domain Containing A3 2 3 5
  • Pleckstrin Homology Domain-Containing, Family A (Phosphoinositide Binding Specific) Member 3 2 3
  • Pleckstrin Homology Domain Containing, Family A (Phosphoinositide Binding Specific) Member 3 2 3
  • Phosphatidylinositol-Four-Phosphate Adapter Protein 1 3 4
  • Phosphoinositol 4-Phosphate Adapter Protein 1 3 4
  • PH Domain-Containing Family A Member 3 3 4
  • Four-Phosphate-Adaptor Protein 1 2 3
  • FAPP-1 3 4
  • FAPP1 3 4

External Ids for PLEKHA3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PLEKHA3 Gene

  • GC02P177407
  • GC02P178016
  • GC02P179308
  • GC02P179547
  • GC02P179170
  • GC02P179053
  • GC02P179345
  • GC02P171215

Summaries for PLEKHA3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for PLEKHA3 Gene

PLEKHA3 (Pleckstrin Homology Domain Containing A3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PLEKHA3 include Legionaire Disease. Among its related pathways are Cholesterol and Sphingolipids transport / Transport from Golgi and ER to the apical membrane (normal and CF). GO annotations related to this gene include phospholipid binding and 1-phosphatidylinositol binding. An important paralog of this gene is COL4A3BP.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLEKHA3 Gene

  • Involved in Golgi to cell surface membrane traffic. Induces membrane tubulation. Binds preferentially to phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate (PtdIns4P).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PLEKHA3 Gene

Genomics for PLEKHA3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PLEKHA3 Gene

Enhancers for PLEKHA3 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 PLEKHA3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for PLEKHA3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around PLEKHA3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for PLEKHA3 Gene

178,480,410 bp from pter
178,516,462 bp from pter
36,053 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for PLEKHA3 Gene

Genes around PLEKHA3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PLEKHA3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PLEKHA3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PLEKHA3 Gene

Proteins for PLEKHA3 Gene

  • Protein details for PLEKHA3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Pleckstrin homology domain-containing family A member 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q4ZG69
    • Q86TQ1
    • Q9NXT3

    Protein attributes for PLEKHA3 Gene

    300 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    33861 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with GTP-bound ARF1.
    • Sequence=BAA90927.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for PLEKHA3 Gene

neXtProt entry for PLEKHA3 Gene

Proteomics data for PLEKHA3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PLEKHA3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for PLEKHA3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PLEKHA3 Gene

Domains & Families for PLEKHA3 Gene

Gene Families for PLEKHA3 Gene

Protein Domains for PLEKHA3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PLEKHA3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The PH domain of FAPPS binds the small GTPase ARF1 and phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate (PtdIns4P) with high selectivity, and is required for recruitment of FAPPs to the trans-Golgi network (TGN).
  • The PH domain of FAPPS binds the small GTPase ARF1 and phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate (PtdIns4P) with high selectivity, and is required for recruitment of FAPPs to the trans-Golgi network (TGN).
  • Contains 1 PH domain.
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Function for PLEKHA3 Gene

Molecular function for PLEKHA3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in Golgi to cell surface membrane traffic. Induces membrane tubulation. Binds preferentially to phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate (PtdIns4P).

Phenotypes for PLEKHA3 Gene

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miRNA for PLEKHA3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PLEKHA3

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PLEKHA3 Gene

Localization for PLEKHA3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLEKHA3 Gene

Golgi apparatus, trans-Golgi network membrane; Peripheral membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PLEKHA3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PLEKHA3 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
cytosol 3
nucleus 2
extracellular 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PLEKHA3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for PLEKHA3 Gene

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Pathways by source for PLEKHA3 Gene

Interacting Proteins for PLEKHA3 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000234453 Q9HB20-PKHA3_HUMAN for PLEKHA3 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PLEKHA3 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for PLEKHA3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for PLEKHA3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for PLEKHA3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PLEKHA3 Gene

Pleckstrin homology domain containing, family A (phosphoinositide binding specific) member 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PLEKHA3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for PLEKHA3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PLEKHA3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PLEKHA3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PLEKHA3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (27.3), Pancreas (25.0), and Prostate (8.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for PLEKHA3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PLEKHA3 Gene Hs.41086

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PLEKHA3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for PLEKHA3 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for PLEKHA3 Gene

Orthologs for PLEKHA3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PLEKHA3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PLEKHA3 35
  • 93.11 (n)
  • 95 (a)
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PLEKHA3 35
  • 94.58 (n)
  • 96.19 (a)
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Plekha3 35
  • 87.68 (n)
  • 92.88 (a)
Plekha3 16
Plekha3 36
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PLEKHA3 35
  • 99.89 (n)
  • 100 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Plekha3 35
  • 88.74 (n)
  • 91.97 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PLEKHA3 36
  • 91 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PLEKHA3 36
  • 85 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PLEKHA3 35
  • 81.11 (n)
  • 85.33 (a)
  • 85 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PLEKHA3 36
  • 77 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia plekha3 35
  • 75.71 (n)
  • 78.64 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii plekha3 35
  • 65.62 (n)
  • 68.4 (a)
zgc63749 35
plekha3 36
  • 68 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta cert 36
  • 10 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F25H2.6 36
  • 9 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 4 (a)
-- 36
  • 8 (a)
CSA.10173 36
  • 22 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PLEKHA3:
  • 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 PLEKHA3 Gene

Gene Tree for PLEKHA3 (if available)
Gene Tree for PLEKHA3 (if available)

Paralogs for PLEKHA3 Gene

Paralogs for PLEKHA3 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for PLEKHA3 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins: Pseudogenes for PLEKHA3 Gene

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Variants for PLEKHA3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PLEKHA3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs735713 -- 178,490,837(+) CCTTG(G/T)GGTGA intron-variant
rs967507 -- 178,502,359(+) AGGAA(A/G)GAAAC intron-variant
rs1978580 -- 178,483,680(+) GTTTG(A/G)CAAGG intron-variant
rs1047500 -- 178,505,057(-) GATGT(G/T)TTTGA downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1047503 -- 178,505,238(-) TGAAA(A/T)AAAAT downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PLEKHA3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv834467 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv834468 CNV Gain 17160897
esv1002693 CNV Deletion 20482838

Variation tolerance for PLEKHA3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 37.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.01; 20.82% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for PLEKHA3 Gene

Disorders for PLEKHA3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for PLEKHA3 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
legionaire disease
  • legionnaires' disease
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for PLEKHA3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PLEKHA3 Gene

Publications for PLEKHA3 Gene

  1. Identification of pleckstrin-homology-domain-containing proteins with novel phosphoinositide-binding specificities. (PMID: 11001876) Dowler S.J. … Alessi D.R. (Biochem. J. 2000) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. FAPPs control Golgi-to-cell-surface membrane traffic by binding to ARF and PtdIns(4)P. (PMID: 15107860) Godi A. … De Matteis M.A. (Nat. Cell Biol. 2004) 2 3
  3. Recruitment of PLANT U-BOX13 and the PI4KI^1/I^2 phosphatidylinositol-4 kinases by the small GTPase RabA4B plays important roles during salicylic acid-mediated plant defense signaling in Arabidopsis. (PMID: 25634989) Antignani V. … Nielsen E. (Plant Cell 2015) 3
  4. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein M.Y. … Mann M. (Cell 2015) 3
  5. Interaction of Fapp1 with Arf1 and PI4P at a membrane surface: an example of coincidence detection. (PMID: 24462251) Liu Y. … Prestegard J.H. (Structure 2014) 3

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