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Aliases for RAET1L Gene

Aliases for RAET1L Gene

  • Retinoic Acid Early Transcript 1L 2 3 5
  • UL16 Binding Protein 6 3
  • ULBP6 3

External Ids for RAET1L Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RAET1L Gene

  • GC06M149902
  • GC06M150236
  • GC06M150370
  • GC06M150372
  • GC06M150433
  • GC06M150339
  • GC06M147906

Summaries for RAET1L Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RAET1L Gene

  • RAET1L belongs to the RAET1 family of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I-related genes, which are located within a 180-kb cluster on chromosome 6q24.2-q25.3. The REAT1 genes encode glycoproteins that contain extracellular alpha-1 and alpha-2 domains, but they lack the membrane proximal Ig-like alpha-3 domain. Most RAET1 glycoproteins are anchored to the membrane via glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) linkage (Radosavljevic et al., 2002 [PubMed 11827464]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for RAET1L Gene

RAET1L (Retinoic Acid Early Transcript 1L) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Natural Killer Cell Receptors: Human Target Cell ?�� NK Cell Ligand-Receptor Interactions and Immune response Role of DAP12 receptors in NK cells. GO annotations related to this gene include peptide antigen binding and natural killer cell lectin-like receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is ULBP3.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RAET1L Gene

Genomics for RAET1L Gene

Regulatory Elements for RAET1L Gene

Enhancers for RAET1L 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 RAET1L on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for RAET1L Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around RAET1L on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for RAET1L Gene

150,018,334 bp from pter
150,025,596 bp from pter
7,263 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for RAET1L Gene

Genes around RAET1L on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
RAET1L Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for RAET1L Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for RAET1L Gene

Proteins for RAET1L Gene

  • Protein details for RAET1L Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Retinoic acid early transcript 1L protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A3KME4
    • Q8TE74

    Protein attributes for RAET1L Gene

    246 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27509 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for RAET1L Gene

Proteomics data for RAET1L Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RAET1L Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 68 and Asn 82
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for RAET1L Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RAET1L Gene

Domains & Families for RAET1L Gene

Protein Domains for RAET1L Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RAET1L Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the MHC class I family.
  • Belongs to the MHC class I family.
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No data available for Gene Families for RAET1L Gene

Function for RAET1L Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for RAET1L Gene

Localization for RAET1L Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAET1L Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor, GPI-anchor.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RAET1L Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RAET1L gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 4
extracellular 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
peroxisome 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RAET1L Gene

Pathways & Interactions for RAET1L Gene

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Pathways by source for RAET1L Gene

Interacting Proteins for RAET1L Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000286380 for RAET1L Gene via STRING

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RAET1L Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for RAET1L Gene

Drugs & Compounds for RAET1L Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for RAET1L Gene

mRNA/cDNA for RAET1L Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Additional mRNA sequences :
(5) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for RAET1L Gene

Retinoic acid early transcript 1L:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RAET1L Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for RAET1L Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RAET1L Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RAET1L Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for RAET1L Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (x30.0), Vagina (x8.3), Minor Salivary Gland (x5.0), and Cervix - Ectocervix (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for RAET1L Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for RAET1L Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RAET1L Gene Hs.558659

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RAET1L Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed in non-hemopoietic and non-intestinal tissues.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for RAET1L Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for RAET1L Gene

Orthologs for RAET1L Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for RAET1L Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RAET1L 35
  • 96.9 (n)
  • 93.81 (a)
-- 36
  • 91 (a)
-- 36
  • 94 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 35 (a)
-- 36
  • 42 (a)
-- 36
  • 41 (a)
-- 36
  • 52 (a)
-- 36
  • 41 (a)
-- 36
  • 33 (a)
ULBP27 36
  • 40 (a)
ULBP3 36
  • 33 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 31 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RAET1L:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for RAET1L Gene

Gene Tree for RAET1L (if available)
Gene Tree for RAET1L (if available)

Paralogs for RAET1L Gene

Paralogs for RAET1L Gene Pseudogenes for RAET1L Gene

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Variants for RAET1L Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RAET1L Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1543547 - 150,025,396(+) TCGCC(C/T)AGCCC reference, missense
rs912565 - 150,022,075(+) AGGCC(A/C/G/T)TTGTG reference, missense
rs78563624 - 150,022,012(+) TGTCA(A/C/T)GCAGT reference, missense
rs1324590 -- 150,017,858(+) gagct(C/G)tctat downstream-variant-500B
rs1324591 -- 150,017,921(+) atcac(C/T)gtagc downstream-variant-500B

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RAET1L Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv886764 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv517022 CNV Gain+Loss 19592680
esv2732866 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2732878 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv7375 CNV Loss 19470904
esv2678333 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2732879 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv7008n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv886767 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv464077 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv5535 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv886769 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for RAET1L Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 96.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.60; 82.60% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for RAET1L Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RAET1L Gene

Disorders for RAET1L Gene

Relevant External Links for RAET1L

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for RAET1L Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for RAET1L Gene

Publications for RAET1L Gene

  1. A cluster of ten novel MHC class I related genes on human chromosome 6q24.2-q25.3. (PMID: 11827464) Radosavljevic M. … Bahram S. (Genomics 2002) 2 3 4 67
  2. Human anaplastic thyroid carcinoma cells are sensitive to NK cell-mediated lysis via ULBP2/5/6 and chemoattract NK cells. (PMID: 25212604) Wennerberg E. … Lundqvist A. (Clin. Cancer Res. 2014) 3
  3. The genotype of RAET1L (ULBP6), a ligand for human NKG2D (KLRK1), markedly influences the clinical outcome of allogeneic stem cell transplantation. (PMID: 23025544) Antoun A. … Moss P. (Br. J. Haematol. 2012) 3
  4. Single nucleotide polymorphism analysis of the NKG2D ligand cluster on the long arm of chromosome 6: Extensive polymorphisms and evidence of diversity between human populations. (PMID: 20219610) Antoun A. … Briggs D.C. (Hum. Immunol. 2010) 3
  5. New genetic associations detected in a host response study to hepatitis B vaccine. (PMID: 20237496) Davila S. … Seielstad M. (Genes Immun. 2010) 3

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