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Aliases for RFX8 Gene

Aliases for RFX8 Gene

  • RFX Family Member 8, Lacking RFX DNA Binding Domain 2 3
  • RFX Gene Family Member 8, Lacking RFX DNA Binding Domain 2
  • Regulatory Factor X, 8 2
  • Regulatory Factor X 8 4

External Ids for RFX8 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RFX8 Gene

  • GC02M102013
  • GC02M095777

Summaries for RFX8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for RFX8 Gene

RFX8 (RFX Family Member 8, Lacking RFX DNA Binding Domain) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is RFX3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFX8 Gene

  • May be a transcription factor.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RFX8 Gene

Genomics for RFX8 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for RFX8 Gene

101,397,361 bp from pter
101,474,703 bp from pter
77,343 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for RFX8 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for RFX8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for RFX8 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for RFX8 Gene

Proteins for RFX8 Gene

  • Protein details for RFX8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    DNA-binding protein RFX8
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DQ32

    Protein attributes for RFX8 Gene

    586 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    66266 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for RFX8 Gene


neXtProt entry for RFX8 Gene

Proteomics data for RFX8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RFX8 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for RFX8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RFX8 Gene

Domains for RFX8 Gene

Protein Domains for RFX8 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RFX8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q6ZV50
  • Contains 1 RFX-type winged-helix DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the RFX family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with RFX8: view

No data available for Gene Families for RFX8 Gene

Function for RFX8 Gene

Molecular function for RFX8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be a transcription factor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RFX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000978 RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding IBA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding --
GO:0003700 sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RFX8: view

Phenotypes for RFX8 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for RFX8:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with RFX8: view

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RFX8 Gene

Localization for RFX8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFX8 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RFX8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RFX8 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RFX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RFX8: view

Pathways for RFX8 Gene

SuperPathways for RFX8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for RFX8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RFX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IBA --
GO:0031018 endocrine pancreas development IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RFX8: view

No data available for Pathways by source for RFX8 Gene

Transcripts for RFX8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for RFX8 Gene

(11) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Additional mRNA sequences :
(4) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for RFX8 Gene

RFX family member 8, lacking RFX DNA binding domain:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for RFX8

Primer Products

  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RFX8 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10
SP1: - - -

Relevant External Links for RFX8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RFX8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RFX8 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for RFX8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (59.7) and Fetal heart (8.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for RFX8 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RFX8 Gene Hs.662488

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with RFX8: view

Expression partners for RFX8 Gene

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RFX8 Gene

Orthologs for RFX8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for RFX8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RFX8 35
  • 81.15 (n)
  • 74.26 (a)
RFX8 36
  • 59 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RFX8 35
  • 85.66 (n)
  • 79.26 (a)
RFX8 36
  • 66 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rfx8 35
  • 75.64 (n)
  • 69.7 (a)
Rfx8 16
Rfx8 36
  • 57 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RFX8 35
  • 93.77 (n)
  • 92.13 (a)
RFX8 36
  • 78 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rfx8 35
  • 74.39 (n)
  • 68.61 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RFX8 36
  • 56 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 13 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RFX8 35
  • 67.02 (n)
  • 61.13 (a)
RFX8 36
  • 38 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea daf-19 36
  • 9 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RFX8:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for RFX8 Gene

Gene Tree for RFX8 (if available)
Gene Tree for RFX8 (if available)

Paralogs for RFX8 Gene

Paralogs for RFX8 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for RFX8 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with RFX8: view

Variants for RFX8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RFX8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs938302 -- 101,436,655(-) ACCTA(C/T)GATGA intron-variant
rs938304 -- 101,436,538(-) CTAAG(A/G)GAGGA intron-variant
rs977675 -- 101,467,854(-) GGTCT(A/G)TCCCA intron-variant
rs1554070 -- 101,413,086(-) TGCCT(C/T)CCTGT intron-variant
rs2037080 -- 101,431,158(-) TGGAT(C/T)GATGA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RFX8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv22386 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2720448 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2660414 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv524940 CNV Loss 19592680

Relevant External Links for RFX8 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RFX8 Gene

Disorders for RFX8 Gene

Relevant External Links for RFX8

Genetic Association Database (GAD)

No disorders were found for RFX8 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for RFX8 Gene

Publications for RFX8 Gene

  1. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  2. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 3 4
  3. TSPYL5 SNPs: association with plasma estradiol concentrations and aromatase expression. (PMID: 23518928) Liu M. … Weinshilboum R.M. (Mol. Endocrinol. 2013) 3
  4. Genome-wide association and linkage analyses of hemostatic factors and hematological phenotypes in the Framingham Heart Study. (PMID: 17903294) Yang Q. … O'Donnell C.J. (BMC Med. Genet. 2007) 48
  5. A genome-wide association study for blood lipid phenotypes in the Framingham Heart Study. (PMID: 17903299) Kathiresan S. … Cupples L.A. (BMC Med. Genet. 2007) 48

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