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Aliases for SAMD12 Gene

Aliases for SAMD12 Gene

  • Sterile Alpha Motif Domain Containing 12 2 3 5
  • SAM Domain-Containing Protein 12 4

External Ids for SAMD12 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SAMD12 Gene

  • GC08M119459
  • GC08M119270
  • GC08M114528
  • GC08M118190

Summaries for SAMD12 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SAMD12 Gene

SAMD12 (Sterile Alpha Motif Domain Containing 12) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is SAMD10.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SAMD12 Gene

Genomics for SAMD12 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SAMD12 Gene

Promoters for SAMD12 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around SAMD12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SAMD12 Gene

118,131,828 bp from pter
118,621,995 bp from pter
490,168 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SAMD12 Gene

Genes around SAMD12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SAMD12 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SAMD12 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SAMD12 Gene

Proteins for SAMD12 Gene

  • Protein details for SAMD12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Sterile alpha motif domain-containing protein 12
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q0P502

    Protein attributes for SAMD12 Gene

    201 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    22907 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for SAMD12 Gene

Proteomics data for SAMD12 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SAMD12 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SAMD12 Gene

Domains & Families for SAMD12 Gene

Gene Families for SAMD12 Gene

Protein Domains for SAMD12 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SAMD12 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 SAM (sterile alpha motif) domain.
  • Contains 1 SAM (sterile alpha motif) domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SAMD12: view

Function for SAMD12 Gene

Phenotypes for SAMD12 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for SAMD12:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SAMD12: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for SAMD12 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SAMD12

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 SAMD12 Gene

Localization for SAMD12 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SAMD12 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SAMD12 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 4
golgi apparatus 2
nucleus 2

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SAMD12 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SAMD12 Gene

SuperPathways for SAMD12 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SAMD12 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 3 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000314173 for SAMD12 Gene via STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SAMD12 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SAMD12 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SAMD12 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SAMD12 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SAMD12 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SAMD12 Gene

Sterile alpha motif domain containing 12:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SAMD12 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SAMD12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SAMD12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SAMD12 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SAMD12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SAMD12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (49.5), Fetal Brain (13.0), and Frontal cortex (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SAMD12 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SAMD12 Gene Hs.359393

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SAMD12 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SAMD12 Gene

Orthologs for SAMD12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SAMD12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SAMD12 35
  • 92.96 (n)
  • 95.65 (a)
SAMD12 36
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SAMD12 35
  • 92.72 (n)
  • 95.36 (a)
SAMD12 36
  • 79 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Samd12 35
  • 89.86 (n)
  • 94.41 (a)
Samd12 16
Samd12 36
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SAMD12 35
  • 98.93 (n)
  • 98.72 (a)
SAMD12 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Samd12 35
  • 87.01 (n)
  • 92.21 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SAMD12 36
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SAMD12 36
  • 80 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SAMD12 35
  • 76.25 (n)
  • 78.75 (a)
SAMD12 36
  • 58 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SAMD12 36
  • 80 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia samd12 35
  • 67.1 (n)
  • 68.39 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii samd12 35
  • 65.09 (n)
  • 68.24 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ave 36
  • 34 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 20 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SAMD12:
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for SAMD12 Gene

Gene Tree for SAMD12 (if available)
Gene Tree for SAMD12 (if available)

Paralogs for SAMD12 Gene

Paralogs for SAMD12 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for SAMD12 Gene using alignment to 7 proteins: Pseudogenes for SAMD12 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with SAMD12: view

Variants for SAMD12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SAMD12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs731563 -- 118,237,789(+) AATTC(A/C)GAAAT intron-variant
rs1209 -- 118,193,795(+) AAAAA(G/T)TGCAG intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs901259 -- 118,237,883(+) CACTG(C/G/T)GAGCT intron-variant
rs869745 -- 118,576,586(-) CTCTA(A/G)CACAG intron-variant
rs723268 -- 118,154,455(-) ACAGC(A/G)TGTCA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SAMD12 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831441 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv821660 CNV Loss 15273396
nsv831442 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv8379 CNV Gain 18304495
esv25257 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv8381 CNV Loss 18304495
nsv6361 CNV Insertion 18451855
esv269087 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv8774 OTHER Inversion 19470904
nsv8382 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv831443 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv516067 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2661900 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv21710 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2467119 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv1943293 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv3203 CNV Deletion 18987735
esv2737481 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1337695 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv7068 CNV Loss 19470904
nsv519793 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2499592 CNV Insertion 19546169
esv1628861 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv274277 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv267975 CNV Insertion 20981092
nsv510169 CNV Loss 20534489
nsv6362 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv891413 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2737482 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1928288 CNV Deletion 18987734
nsv465786 CNV Loss 19166990

Variation tolerance for SAMD12 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 71.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.20; 24.06% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SAMD12 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SAMD12 Gene

Disorders for SAMD12 Gene

Relevant External Links for SAMD12

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

No disorders were found for SAMD12 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SAMD12 Gene

Publications for SAMD12 Gene

  1. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48 67
  2. A genome-wide association study of brain lesion distribution in multiple sclerosis. (PMID: 23412934) Gourraud P.A. … Baranzini S.E. (Brain 2013) 3
  3. Induction of IL-17 and nonclassical T-cell activation by HIV-Tat protein. (PMID: 23898208) Johnson T.P. … Nath A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013) 3
  4. Structured RNAs in the ENCODE selected regions of the human genome. (PMID: 17568003) Washietl S. … Stadler P.F. (Genome Res. 2007) 3
  5. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3

Products for SAMD12 Gene

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