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Aliases for SIGLEC6 Gene

Aliases for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • Sialic Acid Binding Ig-Like Lectin 6 2 3
  • CD33L1 3 4 6
  • CD33L 3 4 6
  • OBBP1 3 4 6
  • Obesity-Binding Protein 1 3 4
  • CD33 Antigen-Like 1 3 4
  • CDW327 3 4
  • Sialic Acid-Binding Ig-Like Lectin 6 3
  • CD327 Antigen 4
  • Siglec-6 4
  • CD33L2 3
  • OB-BP1 4
  • CD327 3

External Ids for SIGLEC6 Gene

Previous Symbols for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • CD33L
  • CD33L1

Summaries for SIGLEC6 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SIGLEC6 Gene

SIGLEC6 (Sialic Acid Binding Ig-Like Lectin 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SIGLEC6 include obesity. An important paralog of this gene is SIGLEC5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • Putative adhesion molecule that mediates sialic-acid dependent binding to cells. Binds to alpha-2,6-linked sialic acid. The sialic acid recognition site may be masked by cis interactions with sialic acids on the same cell surface

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SIGLEC6 Gene

Genomics for SIGLEC6 Gene

Genomic Location for SIGLEC6 Gene

51,517,697 bp from pter
51,531,856 bp from pter
14,160 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SIGLEC6 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for SIGLEC6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SIGLEC6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SIGLEC6 Gene

Proteins for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • Protein details for SIGLEC6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Sialic acid-binding Ig-like lectin 6
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MV71
    • B2RTS8
    • C9JBE5
    • F8WA78
    • O15388
    • O43700

    Protein attributes for SIGLEC6 Gene

    453 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    49913 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with LEP.
    • Sequence=AAB70702.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH35359.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAI40799.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA24983.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA24984.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for SIGLEC6 Gene

neXtProt entry for SIGLEC6 Gene

Proteomics data for SIGLEC6 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Glycosylation at Asn103, Asn149, Asn163, and Asn233

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SIGLEC6 Gene

Domains for SIGLEC6 Gene

Gene Families for SIGLEC6 Gene

  • CD :CD molecules
  • ISET :Immunoglobulin superfamily / I-set domain containing
  • VSET :Immunoglobulin superfamily / V-set domain containing
  • IGD :Immunoglobulin superfamily / Immunoglobulin-like domain containing
  • SIGLEC :Sialic acid binding Ig-like lectins

Protein Domains for SIGLEC6 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SIGLEC6 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 copy of a cytoplasmic motif that is referred to as the immunoreceptor tyrosine-based inhibitor motif (ITIM). This motif is involved in modulation of cellular responses. The phosphorylated ITIM motif can bind the SH2 domain of several SH2-containing phosphatases:
    • O43699
  • Contains 2 Ig-like C2-type (immunoglobulin-like) domains.:
    • O43699
  • Contains 1 Ig-like V-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.:
    • O43699
  • Belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily. SIGLEC (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin) family.:
    • O43699
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Function for SIGLEC6 Gene

Molecular function for SIGLEC6 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 6,expressed in placenta,spleen,peripheral blood leukocytes and small intestine,mediating cell-cell recognition,also binding leptin and potentially modulator of leptin levels,sialoadhesin family,Ig superfamily
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Putative adhesion molecule that mediates sialic-acid dependent binding to cells. Binds to alpha-2,6-linked sialic acid. The sialic acid recognition site may be masked by cis interactions with sialic acids on the same cell surface

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SIGLEC6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0030246 carbohydrate binding IEA --
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Phenotypes for SIGLEC6 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for SIGLEC6:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SIGLEC6: view

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for SIGLEC6 Gene

Localization for SIGLEC6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SIGLEC6 Gene

Isoform 1: Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein.
Isoform 2: Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SIGLEC6 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SIGLEC6 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
plasma membrane 5
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SIGLEC6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 9465907
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 9465907
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Pathways for SIGLEC6 Gene

SuperPathways for SIGLEC6 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SIGLEC6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007155 cell adhesion IEA --
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling TAS 9465907
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No data available for Pathways by source for SIGLEC6 Gene

Transcripts for SIGLEC6 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SIGLEC6 Gene

Sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 6:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SIGLEC6 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b
SP2: -
SP3: - -
SP4: - -
SP5: -

Relevant External Links for SIGLEC6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SIGLEC6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SIGLEC6 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SIGLEC6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (6.0), Esophagus - Muscularis (4.3), Esophagus - Gastroesophageal Junction (4.2), and Lung (4.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SIGLEC6 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SIGLEC6 Gene Hs.720304

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SIGLEC6 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed at high levels in placenta (cyto- and syncytiotrophoblastic cells) and at lower levels in spleen, peripheral blood leukocytes (predominantly B-cells) and small intestine
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Orthologs for SIGLEC6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for SIGLEC6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SIGLEC6 35
  • 99.04 (n)
  • 98.23 (a)
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SIGLEC6 36
  • 45 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Siglec5 36
  • 37 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SIGLEC6:
  • 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for SIGLEC6 Gene

Gene Tree for SIGLEC6 (if available)
Gene Tree for SIGLEC6 (if available)

Paralogs for SIGLEC6 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for SIGLEC6 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for SIGLEC6 Gene

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Variants for SIGLEC6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SIGLEC6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs897783 -- 51,527,908(+) TCCCT(A/G)TGGAG intron-variant
rs1457098 -- 51,518,283(+) CCAAT(A/G)TTGCT nc-transcript-variant
rs1551559 -- 51,531,686(+) GACTG(C/T)GGGGA utr-variant-5-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs1840827 -- 51,518,489(+) gcaag(C/T)gccac intron-variant
rs1973096 -- 51,523,581(+) ggaca(A/C)ccctg intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SIGLEC6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1109e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv638 CNV CNV 17122850
nsv469584 CNV Complex 16826518

Relevant External Links for SIGLEC6 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SIGLEC6 Gene

Disorders for SIGLEC6 Gene

(1) MalaCards Diseases for SIGLEC6 Gene

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Relevant External Links for SIGLEC6

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SIGLEC6 Gene

Publications for SIGLEC6 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning of a novel gene similar to myeloid antigen CD33 and its specific expression in placenta. (PMID: 9465907) Takei Y. … Nakamura Y. (Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 1997) 2 3 4 23
  2. Severe preeclampsia-related changes in gene expression at the maternal-fetal interface include sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectin-6 and pappalysin-2. (PMID: 18818296) Winn V.D. … Fisher S.J. (Endocrinology 2009) 3 23
  3. OB-BP1/Siglec-6. A leptin- and sialic acid-binding protein of the immunoglobulin superfamily. (PMID: 10428856) Patel N. … Kastelein R.A. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 3 4
  4. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 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

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