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Aliases for SELENOH Gene

Aliases for SELENOH Gene

  • Selenoprotein H 2 3 5
  • C11orf31 3 4
  • SELH 3 4
  • Chromosome 11 Open Reading Frame 31 2
  • C17orf10 3

External Ids for SELENOH Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for SELENOH Gene

  • C11orf31

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SELENOH Gene

  • GC11P057743
  • GC11P057745

Summaries for SELENOH Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SELENOH Gene

  • This gene encodes a nucleolar protein, which belongs to the SelWTH family. It functions as an oxidoreductase, and has been shown to protect neurons against UVB-induced damage by inhibiting apoptotic cell death pathways, promote mitochondrial biogenesis and mitochondrial function, and suppress cellular senescence through genome maintenance and redox regulation. This protein is a selenoprotein, containing the rare amino acid selenocysteine (Sec) at its active site. Sec is encoded by the UGA codon, which normally signals translation termination. The 3' UTRs of selenoprotein mRNAs contain a conserved stem-loop structure, designated the Sec insertion sequence (SECIS) element, that is necessary for the recognition of UGA as a Sec codon, rather than as a stop signal. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, May 2016]

GeneCards Summary for SELENOH Gene

SELENOH (Selenoprotein H) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Selenium Micronutrient Network and Selenium Metabolism and Selenoproteins.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SELENOH Gene

  • May be involved in a redox-related process.

Additional gene information for SELENOH Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SELENOH Gene

Genomics for SELENOH Gene

Regulatory Elements for SELENOH Gene

Enhancers for SELENOH Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH11H057797 1.6 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.9 +59.4 59387 5 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 ATF1 MLX ARNT ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 YY1 MED19 YPEL4 CTNND1 BTBD18 SELENOH ENSG00000254732 TIMM10 PIR53177 GC11P057856
GH11H057666 1.4 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.1 -72.8 -72790 4 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A YY1 ZNF766 CBX5 ZNF143 SSRP1 ENSG00000269570 ZFP91 MED19 YPEL4 ENSG00000254732 SELENOH BTBD18 CTNND1 RN7SKP259
GH11H057760 1.3 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.9 +22.2 22210 5 PKNOX1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF766 FOS ZHX2 MED19 YPEL4 SELENOH ENSG00000254732 UBE2L6 SMTNL1 BTBD18 PIR53177
GH11H057772 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.9 +31.3 31289 0 ZFHX2 GATA3 JUND ZNF366 FEZF1 PRDM1 EGR2 SELENOH ENSG00000254732 CLP1 YPEL4 ENSG00000254602 BTBD18 PIR53177
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around SELENOH on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SELENOH Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000039918 451 1800 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC ZC3H11A MEF2D ZNF610 GLIS1

Genomic Location for SELENOH Gene

57,741,250 bp from pter
57,743,554 bp from pter
2,305 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SELENOH Gene

Genes around SELENOH on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for SELENOH Gene

Proteins for SELENOH Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Selenoprotein H
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8N672

    Protein attributes for SELENOH Gene

    122 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    13453 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for SELENOH Gene

Post-translational modifications for SELENOH Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SELENOH Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SELENOH Gene

Domains & Families for SELENOH Gene

Gene Families for SELENOH Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for SELENOH Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SELENOH Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the SelWTH family.
  • Belongs to the SelWTH family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SELENOH: view

Function for SELENOH Gene

Molecular function for SELENOH Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in a redox-related process.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SELENOH Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003723 RNA binding IDA 22681889
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SELENOH: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SELENOH: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SELENOH Gene

Localization for SELENOH Gene

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SELENOH gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
mitochondrion 2
cytosol 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Nucleoli (2)
  • Nucleus (2)
See all subcellular structures

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

Pathways & Interactions for SELENOH Gene

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

Pathways by source for SELENOH Gene

Interacting Proteins for SELENOH Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000373509 Q8IZQ5-SELH_HUMAN for SELENOH Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SELENOH Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SELENOH Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SELENOH Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SELENOH Gene

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Clone Products

  • Applied Biological Materials Clones for SELENOH
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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SELENOH Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SELENOH Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SELENOH Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SELENOH Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for SELENOH Gene

  • Liver(4.4)
  • Nervous system(4)
  • Lung(2.7)
  • Pancreas(2.7)
  • Eye(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SELENOH: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in normal human tissues , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for SELENOH Gene

Orthologs for SELENOH Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SELENOH Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C11H11orf31 33 34
  • 99.73 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia C18H11orf31 33
  • 88.25 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C15H11orf31 33
  • 84.7 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia 2700094K13Rik 33 34
  • 81.32 (n)
Selenoh 16
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia RGD1563348 33
  • 80.46 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LOC100858006 33
  • 65.57 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia C11orf31 34
  • 60 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii seph 33
  • 64.37 (n)
Species where no ortholog for SELENOH was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 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 SELENOH Gene

Gene Tree for SELENOH (if available)
Gene Tree for SELENOH (if available)

Paralogs for SELENOH Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SELENOH Gene

Variants for SELENOH Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SELENOH Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1001146171 -- 57,740,619(+) GACCT(A/G/T)GATTT intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1001289016 -- 57,741,831(+) ATGGG(C/T)GCAAC intron-variant, reference, missense
rs1001410718 -- 57,740,822(+) TTGTG(A/G)GGATT intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1002258764 -- 57,741,022(+) CAGAG(G/T)AATTG intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1002933554 -- 57,742,620(+) TGTTA(-/AC)ACTGC intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv326 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv508633 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv832164 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for SELENOH Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 49.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.11; 38.44% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SELENOH Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for SELENOH Gene

Relevant External Links for SELENOH

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for SELENOH Gene.

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

Publications for SELENOH Gene

  1. Characterization of mammalian selenoproteomes. (PMID: 12775843) Kryukov GV … Gladyshev VN (Science (New York, N.Y.) 2003) 2 3 4 60
  2. Overexpression of human selenoprotein H in neuronal cells ameliorates ultraviolet irradiation-induced damage by modulating cell signaling pathways. (PMID: 19766117) Mendelev N … Li PA (Experimental neurology 2009) 3 22 60
  3. Selenoprotein H is a redox-sensing high mobility group family DNA-binding protein that up-regulates genes involved in glutathione synthesis and phase II detoxification. (PMID: 17526492) Panee J … Berry MJ (The Journal of biological chemistry 2007) 3 22 60
  4. Selenoprotein H is a nucleolar thioredoxin-like protein with a unique expression pattern. (PMID: 17337453) Novoselov SV … Gladyshev VN (The Journal of biological chemistry 2007) 3 22 60
  5. Overexpression of selenoprotein H reduces Ht22 neuronal cell death after UVB irradiation by preventing superoxide formation. (PMID: 17389926) Ben Jilani KE … Li PA (International journal of biological sciences 2007) 3 22 60

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