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Aliases for SPTBN4 Gene

Aliases for SPTBN4 Gene

  • Spectrin Beta, Non-Erythrocytic 4 2 3 5
  • Spectrin, Non-Erythroid Beta Chain 3 3 4
  • Beta-IV Spectrin 3 4
  • SPTBN3 3 4
  • Spectrin Beta Chain, Non-Erythrocytic 4 3
  • Spectrin Beta Chain, Brain 3 3
  • KIAA1642 4
  • SPNB4 3
  • QV 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SPTBN4 Gene

  • GC19P041612
  • GC19P041364
  • GC19P045649
  • GC19P045664
  • GC19P045663
  • GC19P040973
  • GC19P037385

Summaries for SPTBN4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SPTBN4 Gene

  • Spectrin is an actin crosslinking and molecular scaffold protein that links the plasma membrane to the actin cytoskeleton, and functions in the determination of cell shape, arrangement of transmembrane proteins, and organization of organelles. It is composed of two antiparallel dimers of alpha- and beta- subunits. This gene is one member of a family of beta-spectrin genes. The encoded protein localizes to the nuclear matrix, PML nuclear bodies, and cytoplasmic vesicles. A highly similar gene in the mouse is required for localization of specific membrane proteins in polarized regions of neurons. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for SPTBN4 Gene

SPTBN4 (Spectrin Beta, Non-Erythrocytic 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are RET signaling and Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification. GO annotations related to this gene include actin binding and phospholipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is SPTBN1.

Gene Wiki entry for SPTBN4 Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SPTBN4 Gene

Genomics for SPTBN4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SPTBN4 Gene

Enhancers for SPTBN4 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
GH19F040531 0.5 FANTOM5 21.9 +65.4 65383 0.1 ZNF384 ZIC2 ZEB1 GLIS2 ZBTB48 ZNF366 PATZ1 ZNF416 ZNF600 KLF8 SPTBN4 MAP3K10 ZNF780B TTC9B GC19M040397
GH19F040569 0.4 ENCODE 6 +104.4 104385 1.7 HDGF ATF1 PKNOX1 SIN3A ZNF2 GLIS2 ZNF416 ZNF143 KLF7 FOS ENSG00000269843 SNRPA FBL ITPKC CCDC97 ENSG00000268366 SERTAD3 COQ8B SPTBN4 GC19P040575
GH19F040508 0.5 FANTOM5 4 +42.9 42914 0.2 ARID1B PKNOX1 ESRRA PBX2 TAL1 ZNF512 KDM1A PRDM1 TTC9B SPTBN4 MAP3K10 GC19M040397
GH19F040504 1.1 FANTOM5 3.7 +38.5 38471 0.4 ZNF274 ZNF366 SPTBN4 GC19M040397
GH19F040037 0.3 FANTOM5 1.4 -428.4 -428400 0.3 TFDP1 RAD51 L3MBTL2 ZNF546 ZNF780B SPTBN4 ENSG00000269069
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Enhancers around SPTBN4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SPTBN4 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for SPTBN4 Gene

40,466,107 bp from pter
40,576,464 bp from pter
110,358 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SPTBN4 Gene

Genes around SPTBN4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SPTBN4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SPTBN4 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for SPTBN4 Gene

Proteins for SPTBN4 Gene

  • Protein details for SPTBN4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Spectrin beta chain, non-erythrocytic 4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E9PGQ5
    • Q9H1K7
    • Q9H1K8
    • Q9H1K9
    • Q9H253
    • Q9H3G8
    • Q9HCD0

    Protein attributes for SPTBN4 Gene

    2564 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    288985 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for SPTBN4 Gene


neXtProt entry for SPTBN4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SPTBN4 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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  • Cloud-Clone Corp. Antibodies for SPTBN4

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SPTBN4 Gene

Domains & Families for SPTBN4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SPTBN4 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 2 CH (calponin-homology) domains.
  • Belongs to the spectrin family.
  • Contains 18 spectrin repeats.
  • Contains 2 CH (calponin-homology) domains.
  • Contains 1 PH domain.
  • Belongs to the spectrin family.
  • Contains 18 spectrin repeats.
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Function for SPTBN4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SPTBN4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003779 actin binding IEA,TAS 11086001
GO:0005088 Ras guanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity TAS --
GO:0005200 structural constituent of cytoskeleton IEA,TAS 11294830
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11086001
GO:0005543 phospholipid binding IEA --
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Animal Models for SPTBN4 Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SPTBN4 Gene

Localization for SPTBN4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPTBN4 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cytoplasm, cell cortex.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SPTBN4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SPTBN4 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
cytosol 5
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 4
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SPTBN4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm ISS --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane ISS --
GO:0005912 adherens junction ISS --
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Pathways & Interactions for SPTBN4 Gene

SuperPathways for SPTBN4 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 RET signaling
2 Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification
3 Sertoli-Sertoli Cell Junction Dynamics
4 Developmental Biology
5 Cytokine Signaling in Immune system
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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SPTBN4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000165 MAPK cascade TAS --
GO:0002028 regulation of sodium ion transport ISS --
GO:0006888 ER to Golgi vesicle-mediated transport TAS --
GO:0007010 cytoskeleton organization IEA --
GO:0007016 cytoskeletal anchoring at plasma membrane TAS 11086001
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SPTBN4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SPTBN4 Gene

(1) Additional Compounds for SPTBN4 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for SPTBN4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SPTBN4 Gene

Spectrin, beta, non-erythrocytic 4:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SPTBN4 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b · 12c ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18a · 18b ^ 19a · 19b ^ 20a · 20b ·
SP1: - - -
SP2: -
SP3: -
SP8: - - -

ExUns: 20c ^ 21 ^ 22a · 22b ^ 23 ^ 24a · 24b ^ 25a · 25b ^ 26a · 26b ^ 27a · 27b · 27c
SP3: -
SP5: - -
SP6: -
SP10: -

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Expression for SPTBN4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for SPTBN4 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SPTBN4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (x7.6), Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (x7.5), Brain - Cortex (x4.7), and Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SPTBN4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (23.4), Lung (8.6), and Bone marrow stromal cell (6.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for SPTBN4 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SPTBN4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SPTBN4 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SPTBN4 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Abundantly expressed in brain and pancreatic islets.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Protein tissue co-expression partners for SPTBN4 Gene

Orthologs for SPTBN4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SPTBN4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SPTBN4 35
  • 100 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SPTBN4 34 35
  • 92.32 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SPTBN4 34 35
  • 91.97 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Sptbn4 34
  • 88.6 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Sptbn4 34 16 35
  • 88.56 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SPTBN4 35
  • 82 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SPTBN4 35
  • 69 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 35
  • 39 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SPTBN4 35
  • 66 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia sptbn4 34
  • 64.69 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii SPTBN4 (3 of 3) 35
  • 63 (a)
SPTBN4 (2 of 3) 35
  • 54 (a)
SPTBN4 (1 of 3) 35
  • 40 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta beta-Spec 35
  • 43 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea M116.5 36
  • 43 (a)
unc-70 35
  • 40 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 42 (a)
Species where no ortholog for SPTBN4 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for SPTBN4 Gene

Gene Tree for SPTBN4 (if available)
Gene Tree for SPTBN4 (if available)

Paralogs for SPTBN4 Gene

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Variants for SPTBN4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SPTBN4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs767215372 Uncertain significance 40,497,587(+) GGCGC(A/G)GCTGC reference, missense
rs864309618 Uncertain significance 40,513,498(+) CAATG(A/G)CTGCT reference, stop-gained
rs1004979 -- 40,502,165(-) AGCGT(G/T)CTATG reference, missense
rs10401126 -- 40,545,623(+) AATGC(C/T)TTggc intron-variant
rs10401458 -- 40,480,657(+) gtggg(G/T)tggtc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SPTBN4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv1007999 CNV deletion 20482838
esv2667159 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2676684 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2718565 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3644351 CNV loss 21293372
esv3644352 CNV loss 21293372
esv3644353 CNV loss 21293372
esv3644355 CNV loss 21293372
esv3644356 CNV loss 21293372
esv992020 CNV loss 20482838
nsv138059 CNV insertion 16902084
nsv477924 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv478209 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878

Variation tolerance for SPTBN4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 21.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 14.65; 96.57% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SPTBN4 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPTBN4 Gene

Disorders for SPTBN4 Gene

Relevant External Links for SPTBN4

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

No disorders were found for SPTBN4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SPTBN4 Gene

Publications for SPTBN4 Gene

  1. BetaIV spectrin, a new spectrin localized at axon initial segments and nodes of Ranvier in the central and peripheral nervous system. (PMID: 11086001) Berghs S. … Solimena M. (J. Cell Biol. 2000) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. A new spectrin, beta-IV, has a major truncated isoform that associates with promyelocytic leukemia protein nuclear bodies and the nuclear matrix. (PMID: 11294830) Tse W.T. … Lux S.E. (J. Biol. Chem. 2001) 3 4 22 64
  3. Assessment of a polymorphism of SDK1 with hypertension in Japanese Individuals. (PMID: 19851296) Oguri M. … Yamada Y. (Am. J. Hypertens. 2010) 3 46 64
  4. Association of genetic variants with hemorrhagic stroke in Japanese individuals. (PMID: 20198315) Yoshida T. … Yamada Y. (Int. J. Mol. Med. 2010) 3 46 64
  5. 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 46 64

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