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Aliases for SPAG17 Gene

Aliases for SPAG17 Gene

  • Sperm Associated Antigen 17 2 3
  • Projection Protein PF6 Homolog 3 4
  • Sperm-Associated Antigen 17 3
  • CT143 3
  • PF6 3

External Ids for SPAG17 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SPAG17 Gene

  • GC01M118209
  • GC01M118297
  • GC01M118496
  • GC01M116352

Summaries for SPAG17 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SPAG17 Gene

SPAG17 (Sperm Associated Antigen 17) is a Protein Coding gene.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPAG17 Gene

  • Seems to be important for the structural integrity of the central apparatus of the sperm axoneme.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SPAG17 Gene

Genomics for SPAG17 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SPAG17 Gene

Genomic Location for SPAG17 Gene

117,953,665 bp from pter
118,185,225 bp from pter
231,561 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SPAG17 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for SPAG17 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for SPAG17 Gene

Proteins for SPAG17 Gene

  • Protein details for SPAG17 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Sperm-associated antigen 17
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8NAZ1
    • Q9NT21

    Protein attributes for SPAG17 Gene

    2223 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    251742 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (via the C-terminus) with SPAG6; the interaction probably occurs on polymerized microtubules.

neXtProt entry for SPAG17 Gene

Proteomics data for SPAG17 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SPAG17 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SPAG17 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SPAG17 Gene

Domains for SPAG17 Gene

Protein Domains for SPAG17 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPAG17 Gene

Function for SPAG17 Gene

Molecular function for SPAG17 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Seems to be important for the structural integrity of the central apparatus of the sperm axoneme.

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SPAG17 Gene

Localization for SPAG17 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPAG17 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, flagellum axoneme. Note=Detected in the cytoplasm of round spermatids and in condensing spermatids. Localized to the central pair of the sperm flagellar axoneme. Colocalizes with SPAG6 on microtubules (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SPAG17 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SPAG17 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytoskeleton 3
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SPAG17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005874 microtubule IEA --
GO:0036126 sperm flagellum IEA --
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Pathways for SPAG17 Gene

SuperPathways for SPAG17 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SPAG17 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000337804 Q6Q759-SPG17_HUMAN for SPAG17 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SPAG17 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for SPAG17 Gene

Transcripts for SPAG17 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SPAG17 Gene

Sperm associated antigen 17:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for SPAG17

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SPAG17 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SPAG17 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SPAG17 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SPAG17 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SPAG17 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (11.9), Esophagus - Mucosa (4.9), and Pituitary (4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for SPAG17 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cerebrospinal fluid (42.1), Heart (13.0), and Monocytes (7.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SPAG17 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SPAG17 Gene Hs.528821

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SPAG17 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in testis. Expressed in organs that contain cilia-bearing cells including brain, oviduct, lung, and uterus.
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Expression partners for SPAG17 Gene

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Orthologs for SPAG17 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SPAG17 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SPAG17 35
  • 84.75 (n)
  • 79.66 (a)
SPAG17 36
  • 79 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SPAG17 35
  • 85.79 (n)
  • 80.54 (a)
SPAG17 36
  • 80 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Spag17 35
  • 78.87 (n)
  • 73.3 (a)
Spag17 16
Spag17 36
  • 70 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SPAG17 35
  • 99.13 (n)
  • 98.56 (a)
SPAG17 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Spag17 35
  • 79.1 (n)
  • 73.97 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SPAG17 36
  • 59 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SPAG17 36
  • 47 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SPAG17 35
  • 60.1 (n)
  • 50.94 (a)
SPAG17 36
  • 44 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SPAG17 36
  • 47 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100170502 35
  • 54.56 (n)
  • 47.43 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:dkey-208b23.5 35
  • 51.5 (n)
  • 41.14 (a)
SPAG17 36
  • 40 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 33 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SPAG17:
  • 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)
  • 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 SPAG17 Gene

Gene Tree for SPAG17 (if available)
Gene Tree for SPAG17 (if available)

Paralogs for SPAG17 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SPAG17 Gene

Variants for SPAG17 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SPAG17 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs726325 -- 118,018,688(-) CTCAG(C/T)AATTT intron-variant
rs726326 -- 118,018,346(-) TCTCT(A/G)CTCAG intron-variant
rs749002 -- 117,989,104(+) taggg(C/G)ccctg intron-variant
rs749003 -- 117,989,357(+) ggagc(C/T)ggcat intron-variant
rs942901 -- 117,989,214(-) aggta(C/T)tattt intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SPAG17 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv528470 CNV Loss 19592680
esv34191 CNV Loss 18971310
esv2716696 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv872167 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2608205 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv5742 CNV Gain 19470904
esv2716707 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for SPAG17 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPAG17 Gene

Disorders for SPAG17 Gene

Relevant External Links for SPAG17

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for SPAG17 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for SPAG17 Gene

Publications for SPAG17 Gene

  1. Genome-wide association analysis identifies 20 loci that influence adult height. (PMID: 18391952) Weedon M.N. … Frayling T.M. (Nat. Genet. 2008) 3 48
  2. Strong association of chromosome 1p12 loci with thyroid cancer susceptibility. (PMID: 18559567) Baida A. … VelA!zquez A. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2008) 3 48
  3. Genetic determinants of height growth assessed longitudinally from infancy to adulthood in the northern Finland birth cohort 1966. (PMID: 19266077) Sovio U. … Jarvelin M.R. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 48
  4. Identification of 15 loci influencing height in a Korean population. (PMID: 19893584) Kim J.J. … Lee J.K. (J. Hum. Genet. 2010) 3 48
  5. The role of height-associated loci identified in genome wide association studies in the determination of pediatric stature. (PMID: 20546612) Zhao J. … Grant S.F. (BMC Med. Genet. 2010) 3 48

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