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Aliases for REC8 Gene

Aliases for REC8 Gene

  • REC8 Meiotic Recombination Protein 2 3 5
  • Cohesin Rec8p 3 4
  • REC8L1 3 4
  • Meiotic Recombination And Sister Chromatid Cohesion Phosphoprotein Of The Rad21p Family 3
  • Recombination And Sister Chromatid Cohesion Protein Homolog 3
  • Meiotic Recombination Protein REC8-Like 1 3
  • Human Homolog Of Rad21, S. Pombe 3
  • REC8 Homolog (Yeast) 2
  • REC8-Like 1 (Yeast) 2
  • Cohesion Rec8p 3
  • Kleisin-Alpha 3
  • REC8 Homolog 3
  • REC8-Like 1 3
  • HR21spB 3
  • Rec8p 3

External Ids for REC8 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for REC8 Gene

  • REC8L1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for REC8 Gene

  • GC14P022013
  • GC14P018428
  • GC14P023712
  • GC14P024641
  • GC14P004756

Summaries for REC8 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for REC8 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the kleisin family of SMC (structural maintenance of chromosome) protein partners. The protein localizes to the axial elements of chromosomes during meiosis in both oocytes and spermatocytes. In the mouse, the homologous protein is a key component of the meiotic cohesion complex, which regulates sister chromatid cohesion and recombination between homologous chromosomes. Multiple alternatively spliced variants, encoding the same protein, have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for REC8 Gene

REC8 (REC8 Meiotic Recombination Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Oocyte meiosis and Cell Cycle, Mitotic.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for REC8 Gene

  • Required during meiosis for separation of sister chromatids and homologous chromosomes. Proteolytic cleavage of REC8 on chromosome arms by separin during anaphase I allows for homologous chromosome separation in meiosis I and cleavage of REC8 on centromeres during anaphase II allows for sister chromatid separation in meiosis II (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for REC8 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for REC8 Gene

Genomics for REC8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for REC8 Gene

Enhancers for REC8 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 REC8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for REC8 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around REC8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for REC8 Gene

Chromosome:
14
Start:
24,171,853 bp from pter
End:
24,180,408 bp from pter
Size:
8,556 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for REC8 Gene

Genes around REC8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
REC8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for REC8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for REC8 Gene

Proteins for REC8 Gene

  • Protein details for REC8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    O95072-REC8_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Meiotic recombination protein REC8 homolog
    Protein Accession:
    O95072
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K576
    • D3DS62
    • Q658V5
    • Q6IA92
    • Q8WUV8
    • Q9BTF2
    • Q9NVQ9

    Protein attributes for REC8 Gene

    Size:
    547 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    62614 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (phosphorylated and unphosphorylated form) with SMC3. Interacts with SYCP3. Interacts (phosphorylated and unphosphorylated form) with SMC1B. Does not interact with SMC1A. Interacts with RAD51 (By similarity).

    Alternative splice isoforms for REC8 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for REC8 Gene

Proteomics data for REC8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for REC8 Gene

Other Protein References for REC8 Gene

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for REC8 Gene

Domains & Families for REC8 Gene

Gene Families for REC8 Gene

Protein Domains for REC8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for REC8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

O95072

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

REC8_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the rad21 family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the rad21 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with REC8: view

Function for REC8 Gene

Molecular function for REC8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Required during meiosis for separation of sister chromatids and homologous chromosomes. Proteolytic cleavage of REC8 on chromosome arms by separin during anaphase I allows for homologous chromosome separation in meiosis I and cleavage of REC8 on centromeres during anaphase II allows for sister chromatid separation in meiosis II (By similarity).
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with REC8: view

Animal Models for REC8 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for REC8:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for REC8 Gene

Localization for REC8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for REC8 Gene

Nucleus. Chromosome. Chromosome, centromere. Note=In meiotic chromosomes, localized along axial elements in prophase from the leptotene to diplotene stages. At later prophase stages, diakinesis and metaphase I, localized along interstitial axes of chromosomes including both centromere and arm regions. No longer detected in arm regions in anaphase I but persists on centromere regions until metaphase II. Localised to centromeres and spindle poles in endopolyploid tumor cells. {ECO:0000250 UniProtKB:Q6AYJ4}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for REC8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for REC8 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
mitochondrion 3
peroxisome 2
cytosol 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for REC8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001673 male germ cell nucleus IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus TAS 10207075
GO:0034991 nuclear meiotic cohesin complex IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with REC8: view

Pathways & Interactions for REC8 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with REC8: view

Pathways by source for REC8 Gene

3 Reactome pathways for REC8 Gene
1 KEGG pathway for REC8 Gene

Interacting Proteins for REC8 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: O95072-REC8_HUMAN for REC8 Gene via I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for REC8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001556 oocyte maturation IEA --
GO:0007062 sister chromatid cohesion TAS 10207075
GO:0007129 synapsis IEA --
GO:0007130 synaptonemal complex assembly IEA --
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis TAS 10207075
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with REC8: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for REC8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for REC8 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for REC8 Gene

Unigene Clusters for REC8 Gene

REC8 homolog (yeast):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for REC8 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^
SP1: - -
SP2: - - -
SP3:
SP4: -
SP5:
SP6: -
SP7:
SP8: - - -
SP9: -
SP10:
SP11:

ExUns: 16a · 16b · 16c ^ 17 ^ 18
SP1:
SP2:
SP3:
SP4:
SP5:
SP6:
SP7:
SP8:
SP9:
SP10:
SP11:

Relevant External Links for REC8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
REC8
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
REC8

Expression for REC8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for REC8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for REC8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (x7.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for REC8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (32.2), Fetal ovary (30.4), and Testis (6.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for REC8 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for REC8 Gene Hs.419259

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for REC8 Gene

O95072-REC8_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in testis and thymus. Expressed in the B-cell lines WI-L2-NS and Namalwa (at protein level).
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with REC8: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for REC8 Gene

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

Orthologs for REC8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for REC8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia REC8 35
  • 82.44 (n)
  • 82.19 (a)
REC8 36
  • 77 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia REC8 35
  • 83.67 (n)
  • 81.28 (a)
REC8 36
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rec8 35
  • 79.2 (n)
  • 75.93 (a)
Rec8 16
Rec8 36
  • 71 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia REC8 35
  • 99.21 (n)
  • 98.9 (a)
REC8 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rec8 35
  • 79.15 (n)
  • 76.57 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia REC8 36
  • 54 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 59 (a)
OneToMany
-- 36
  • 44 (a)
OneToMany
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rec8 35
  • 54.31 (n)
  • 50.11 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rec8a 36
  • 34 (a)
OneToMany
rec8b 36
  • 32 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 29 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for REC8:
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for REC8 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for REC8 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for REC8 (if available)

Paralogs for REC8 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for REC8 Gene

Variants for REC8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for REC8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs34075659 - 24,172,747(-) TTCGC(A/C/G)CTTCA nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs35425516 - 24,178,107(-) GTGGG(A/C/G)GGACT nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs17855369 - 24,179,112(+) CCAGT(G/T)TTCCC intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B, reference, missense
rs15599 -- 24,172,302(+) CACGT(G/T)GCGTG upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs8019327 -- 24,174,524(+) ccacc(C/T)gcctc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for REC8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv901498 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv7249 OTHER Inversion 18451855
nsv522667 CNV Loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for REC8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 22.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.52; 29.47% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for REC8 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
REC8

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for REC8 Gene

Disorders for REC8 Gene

Relevant External Links for REC8

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
REC8
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
REC8
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
REC8

No disorders were found for REC8 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for REC8 Gene

Publications for REC8 Gene

  1. Rec8p, a meiotic recombination and sister chromatid cohesion phosphoprotein of the Rad21p family conserved from fission yeast to humans. (PMID: 10207075) Parisi S. … Kohli J. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 1999) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Absence of mouse REC8 cohesin promotes synapsis of sister chromatids in meiosis. (PMID: 15935783) Xu H. … McKay M.J. (Dev. Cell 2005) 2 3
  3. Temporally and spatially selective loss of Rec8 protein from meiotic chromosomes during mammalian meiosis. (PMID: 12759374) Lee J. … Yamashita M. (J. Cell. Sci. 2003) 2 3
  4. Evaluation of 172 candidate polymorphisms for association with oligozoospermia or azoospermia in a large cohort of men of European descent. (PMID: 20378615) Aston K.I. … Carrell D.T. (Hum. Reprod. 2010) 3
  5. Rec8 phosphorylation by casein kinase 1 and Cdc7-Dbf4 kinase regulates cohesin cleavage by separase during meiosis. (PMID: 20230747) Katis V.L. … Zachariae W. (Dev. Cell 2010) 23

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