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Aliases for RIMKLA Gene

Aliases for RIMKLA Gene

  • Ribosomal Modification Protein RimK-Like Family Member A 2 3 5
  • Ribosomal Protein S6 Modification-Like Protein A 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 80, Member A 2 3
  • N-Acetylaspartylglutamylglutamate Synthase A 3 4
  • N-Acetylaspartylglutamate Synthetase II 2 3
  • NAAG Synthetase A 3 4
  • FAM80A 3 4
  • NAAGS 3 4
  • N-Acetylaspartyl-Glutamate Synthetase A 3
  • RP11-157D18.1 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 4
  • NAAGS-II 3

External Ids for RIMKLA Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for RIMKLA Gene

  • FAM80A

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RIMKLA Gene

  • GC01P042620
  • GC01P042846
  • GC01P040966

Summaries for RIMKLA Gene

GeneCards Summary for RIMKLA Gene

RIMKLA (Ribosomal Modification Protein RimK-Like Family Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Alanine, aspartate and glutamate metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include glutathione synthase activity and N-acetyl-L-aspartate-L-glutamate ligase activity. An important paralog of this gene is RIMKLB.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIMKLA Gene

  • Catalyzes the synthesis of N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate (NAAG) and N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamyl-L-glutamate.

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

Genomics for RIMKLA Gene

Regulatory Elements for RIMKLA Gene

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

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

ENSRs around RIMKLA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for RIMKLA Gene

42,380,795 bp from pter
42,424,229 bp from pter
43,435 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RIMKLA Gene

Genes around RIMKLA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for RIMKLA Gene

Proteins for RIMKLA Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    N-acetylaspartylglutamate synthase A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5VUS5

    Protein attributes for RIMKLA Gene

    391 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    42864 Da
    Name=Mg(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:18420; Name=Mn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29035;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate (NAAG) is the most abundant dipeptide present in vertebrate central nervous system (CNS).
    • Sequence=AAH39737.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAH70661.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for RIMKLA Gene

Proteomics data for RIMKLA Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RIMKLA Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for RIMKLA Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RIMKLA Gene

Domains & Families for RIMKLA Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RIMKLA Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 ATP-grasp domain.
  • Belongs to the RimK family.
  • Contains 1 ATP-grasp domain.
  • Belongs to the RimK family.
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No data available for Gene Families for RIMKLA Gene

Function for RIMKLA Gene

Molecular function for RIMKLA Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
ATP + N-acetyl-L-aspartate + L-glutamate = ADP + phosphate + N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
2 ATP + N-acetyl-L-aspartate + 2 L-glutamate = 2 ADP + 2 phosphate + N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamyl-L-glutamate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Catalyzes the synthesis of N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamate (NAAG) and N-acetyl-L-aspartyl-L-glutamyl-L-glutamate.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for RIMKLA Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RIMKLA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0072590 N-acetyl-L-aspartate-L-glutamate ligase activity IEA,ISS --
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Phenotypes for RIMKLA Gene

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CRISPR Products

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for RIMKLA Gene

Localization for RIMKLA Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RIMKLA Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RIMKLA Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RIMKLA gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytosol 3

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

Pathways & Interactions for RIMKLA Gene

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Pathways by source for RIMKLA Gene

Interacting Proteins for RIMKLA Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RIMKLA Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for RIMKLA Gene

Drugs & Compounds for RIMKLA Gene

(3) Drugs for RIMKLA Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Adenosine triphosphate Approved Nutra 0
Manganese Pharma 32
L-Glutamic Acid Nutra Full agonist, Agonist 0

(3) Additional Compounds for RIMKLA Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Adenosindiphosphorsaeure
  • Adenosine 5'-pyrophosphate
  • Adenosine diphosphate
  • Adenosine pyrophosphate
  • Adenosine-5'-diphosphate
Full agonist, Agonist 58-64-0
N-Acetyl-L-aspartic acid
  • (2S)-2-acetamidobutanedioate
  • (2S)-2-acetamidobutanedioic acid
  • (S)-2-(acetylamino)butanedioate
  • (S)-2-(acetylamino)butanedioic acid
  • (S)-2-(acetylamino)succinic acid
phosphoric acid
  • Acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
  • Acido fosforico [Italian]
  • Acidum phosphoricum
  • Diphosphate tetrasodium
  • Fosforzuuroplossingen [Dutch]
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Transcripts for RIMKLA Gene


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

Unigene Clusters for RIMKLA Gene

Ribosomal modification protein rimK-like family member A:
Representative Sequences:

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

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

Relevant External Links for RIMKLA Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RIMKLA Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RIMKLA Gene

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

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x5.7), Brain - Cortex (x5.6), and Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x4.9).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for RIMKLA Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreatic juice (27.2), Spinal cord (19.1), Retina (14.8), and Frontal cortex (7.9).

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RIMKLA Gene Hs.420244

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for RIMKLA Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

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

Orthologs for RIMKLA Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for RIMKLA Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RIMKLA 35
  • 91.39 (n)
  • 96.42 (a)
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RIMKLA 35
  • 91.82 (n)
  • 96.93 (a)
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rimkla 35
  • 87.02 (n)
  • 90.93 (a)
Rimkla 16
Rimkla 36
  • 90 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RIMKLA 35
  • 99.49 (n)
  • 100 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RIMKLA 36
  • 91 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RIMKLA 36
  • 72 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.5186 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rimkla 36
  • 65 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RIMKLA:
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)

Evolution for RIMKLA Gene

Gene Tree for RIMKLA (if available)
Gene Tree for RIMKLA (if available)

Paralogs for RIMKLA Gene

Paralogs for RIMKLA Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for RIMKLA Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for RIMKLA Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RIMKLA Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1105670 -- 42,404,667(-) GGAGT(A/G)TCTTG intron-variant
rs1110071 -- 42,423,553(-) GTCAA(C/G)AGGGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs871645 -- 42,412,245(-) GATTT(C/G)TCTCC intron-variant
rs1139113 -- 42,423,899(+) ACAGC(C/T)CTTTA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1055055 -- 42,414,845(+) TCTAG(C/T)GAAAG reference, synonymous-codon, utr-variant-3-prime

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv870704 CNV Gain 21882294
esv28389 CNV Loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for RIMKLA Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 49.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.69; 32.29% 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 RIMKLA Gene

Disorders for RIMKLA Gene

Relevant External Links for RIMKLA

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for RIMKLA Gene.

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

Publications for RIMKLA Gene

  1. N-acetylaspartylglutamate synthetase II synthesizes N-acetylaspartylglutamylglutamate. (PMID: 21454531) Lodder-Gadaczek J. … Eckhardt M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2011) 2 3 67
  2. Molecular identification of N-acetylaspartylglutamate synthase and beta-citrylglutamate synthase. (PMID: 20657015) Collard F. … Van Schaftingen E. (J. Biol. Chem. 2010) 2 3
  3. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  4. hORFeome v3.1: a resource of human open reading frames representing over 10,000 human genes. (PMID: 17207965) Lamesch P. … Vidal M. (Genomics 2007) 3
  5. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3

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