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Aliases for SOX8 Gene

Aliases for SOX8 Gene

  • SRY-Box 8 2 3 5
  • SRY (Sex Determining Region Y)-Box 8 2
  • SRY Box 8 2

External Ids for SOX8 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SOX8 Gene

  • GC16P001047
  • GC16P000971
  • GC16P001032
  • GC16P000957
  • GC16P001033
  • GC16P001038
  • GC16P001041

Summaries for SOX8 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SOX8 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the SOX (SRY-related HMG-box) family of transcription factors involved in the regulation of embryonic development and in the determination of the cell fate. The encoded protein may act as a transcriptional activator after forming a protein complex with other proteins. This protein may be involved in brain development and function. Haploinsufficiency for this protein may contribute to the mental retardation found in haemoglobin H-related mental retardation (ART-16 syndrome). [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for SOX8 Gene

SOX8 (SRY-Box 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SOX8 include Myoblastoma. Among its related pathways are ERK Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is SOX9.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SOX8 Gene

  • May play a role in central nervous system, limb and facial development. May be involved in male sex determination. Binds the consensus motif 5-[AT][AT]CAA[AT]G-3 (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for SOX8 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SOX8 Gene

Genomics for SOX8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SOX8 Gene

Enhancers for SOX8 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
GH16F000974 0.4 ENCODE 16 -5.7 -5741 3.8 BCOR CBX3 SUZ12 ZMYM3 TSC22D4 GLI4 ZBTB48 POLR2A RBAK ZNF207 ENSG00000260807 LMF1 SOX8 LMF1-AS1 JMJD8 HN1L RHOT2 ENSG00000260646 GC16P000980 ENSG00000276931
GH16F001258 1 Ensembl 10.7 +278.5 278471 3.5 MLX CREB3L1 ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF416 ZNF548 ENSG00000261505 ENSG00000260051 HN1L RHOT2 ENSG00000260954 SNORA64 ENSG00000255513 JMJD8 SNHG19 ENSG00000260646
GH16F001308 1.1 ENCODE 10.7 +328.9 328947 5.2 CREB3L1 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF416 ZNF143 ZNF548 MCM3 SP3 HN1L ENSG00000261505 ENSG00000260051 RHOT2 JMJD8 IFT140 ENSG00000260646 ENSG00000260954 SNHG19 LOC105371038
GH16F000726 0.6 ENCODE 10.7 -254.0 -253986 3.5 HDGF ARNT SIN3A YBX1 ZNF2 ETS1 ZNF121 GTF3C2 GLIS2 ELK1 ENSG00000261505 ENSG00000260051 RHOT2 ENSG00000260954 HN1L JMJD8 WASH4P NARFL ENSG00000226890 HAGHL
GH16F001137 0.6 ENCODE 10.4 +155.9 155948 1.2 ELF3 HDAC1 ATF1 MLX ARID4B ZSCAN9 RAD21 DNMT3B RARA CREM LMF1 SOX8 CACNA1H LOC105371042 SLC6A10PB
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around SOX8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SOX8 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000270040 -508 1801 ZNF493 ZNF133 GLI4 ZNF2 GLIS2 ZNF416 KLF7 ZNF548 MCM3 SP3

Genomic Location for SOX8 Gene

Chromosome:
16
Start:
981,808 bp from pter
End:
986,979 bp from pter
Size:
5,172 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for SOX8 Gene

Genes around SOX8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SOX8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SOX8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SOX8 Gene

Proteins for SOX8 Gene

  • Protein details for SOX8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P57073-SOX8_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Transcription factor SOX-8
    Protein Accession:
    P57073
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9NZW2

    Protein attributes for SOX8 Gene

    Size:
    446 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    47314 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=CAB75612.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for SOX8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SOX8 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SOX8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SOX8 Gene

Domains & Families for SOX8 Gene

Gene Families for SOX8 Gene

Protein Domains for SOX8 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SOX8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P57073

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

SOX8_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 HMG box DNA-binding domain.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 HMG box DNA-binding domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SOX8: view

Function for SOX8 Gene

Molecular function for SOX8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in central nervous system, limb and facial development. May be involved in male sex determination. Binds the consensus motif 5-[AT][AT]CAA[AT]G-3 (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SOX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000979 RNA polymerase II core promoter sequence-specific DNA binding ISS --
GO:0000981 RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding NAS 10684944
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0008134 transcription factor binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX8: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SOX8: view

Animal Models for SOX8 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SOX8:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for SOX8 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SOX8

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SOX8 Gene

Localization for SOX8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SOX8 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for SOX8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SOX8 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SOX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA,IDA 18512230
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA,ISS --
GO:0044798 nuclear transcription factor complex IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX8: view

Pathways & Interactions for SOX8 Gene

SuperPathways for SOX8 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 ERK Signaling
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with SOX8: view

Pathways by source for SOX8 Gene

1 Qiagen pathway for SOX8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SOX8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001649 osteoblast differentiation IEA,ISS --
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development IEA,ISS --
GO:0001755 neural crest cell migration IEA,ISS --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX8: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SOX8 Gene

Transcripts for SOX8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SOX8 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for SOX8 Gene

SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 8:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SOX8 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b
SP1:
SP2:

Relevant External Links for SOX8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
SOX8
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
SOX8

Expression for SOX8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for SOX8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SOX8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x6.1), Brain - Substantia nigra (x5.4), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (x4.6), Brain - Hippocampus (x4.2), and Brain - Amygdala (x4.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for SOX8 Gene



NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SOX8 Gene:

SOX8

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SOX8 Gene:

Hs.243678
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SOX8: view

Primer Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SOX8 Gene

Orthologs for SOX8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SOX8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SOX8 34 35
  • 98.8 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SOX8 34 35
  • 87.51 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SOX8 34 35
  • 87.24 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Sox8 34
  • 83.18 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Sox8 34 16 35
  • 82.58 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SOX8 35
  • 70 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SOX8 35
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SOX8 34 35
  • 78.86 (n)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SOX8 35
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia sox8 34
  • 71.28 (n)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100332016 34
  • 63.25 (n)
sox8a 35
  • 58 (a)
OneToOne
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.8108 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Sox100B 36 35
  • 53 (a)
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea sox-4 35
  • 31 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 23 (a)
OneToOne
Species where no ortholog for SOX8 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for SOX8 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for SOX8 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for SOX8 (if available)

Paralogs for SOX8 Gene

(6) SIMAP similar genes for SOX8 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with SOX8: view

Variants for SOX8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SOX8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1065368 -- 986,860(+) TCCCT(C/T)GGCAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs111552198 -- 981,344(+) AGAGA(A/G)AGAGT upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs111747647 -- 984,330(+) GGCCT(C/G)GGTCA intron-variant
rs111792393 -- 980,888(+) CCGCC(G/T)GAGGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs111805156 -- 982,616(+) AGTTC(C/T)CCTGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SOX8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv4834n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv4835n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv4836n54 CNV gain+loss 21841781
dgv4837n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv4838n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv4839n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv4840n54 CNV loss 21841781
esv1011363 CNV deletion 20482838
esv24049 CNV loss 19812545
esv2422427 CNV duplication 17116639
nsv1048964 CNV loss 25217958
nsv428316 CNV gain+loss 18775914
nsv457315 CNV gain 19166990
nsv457319 CNV loss 19166990
nsv471066 CNV loss 18288195
nsv571046 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571059 CNV loss 21841781
nsv571060 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571061 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571085 CNV gain+loss 21841781
nsv571089 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571092 CNV gain 21841781
nsv833116 CNV loss 17160897
nsv952898 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for SOX8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 74.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.07; 21.87% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SOX8 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SOX8
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
SOX8

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SOX8 Gene

Disorders for SOX8 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for SOX8 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
myoblastoma
  • benign granular cell tumor
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search SOX8 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for SOX8

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
SOX8
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
SOX8
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
SOX8
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with SOX8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SOX8 Gene

Publications for SOX8 Gene

  1. The SOX8 gene is located within 700 kb of the tip of chromosome 16p and is deleted in a patient with ATR-16 syndrome. (PMID: 10662550) Pfeifer D. … Scherer G. (Genomics 2000) 2 3 4 64
  2. Cloning and characterisation of the Sry-related transcription factor gene Sox8. (PMID: 10684944) Schepers G.E. … Koopman P. (Nucleic Acids Res. 2000) 2 3 22 64
  3. Genetic risk and a primary role for cell-mediated immune mechanisms in multiple sclerosis. (PMID: 21833088) . … Compston A. (Nature 2011) 3 46 64
  4. Quantitative assessment of glial cells in the human and guinea pig enteric nervous system with an anti-Sox8/9/10 antibody. (PMID: 18512230) Hoff S. … RA1hl A. (J. Comp. Neurol. 2008) 3 22 64
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 64

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