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Aliases for STX6 Gene

Aliases for STX6 Gene

  • Syntaxin 6 2 3 5

External Ids for STX6 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for STX6 Gene

  • GC01M178439
  • GC01M176341
  • GC01M177433
  • GC01M178152
  • GC01M178177
  • GC01M177644
  • GC01M179179
  • GC01M179208
  • GC01M180941
  • GC01M152173
  • GC01M180972

Summaries for STX6 Gene

GeneCards Summary for STX6 Gene

STX6 (Syntaxin 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with STX6 include Tauopathy. Among its related pathways are Normal wtCFTR traffic / ER-to-Golgi and Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics. GO annotations related to this gene include syntaxin binding and SNAP receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is STX10.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STX6 Gene

  • Involved in intracellular vesicle trafficking.

Gene Wiki entry for STX6 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for STX6 Gene

Genomics for STX6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for STX6 Gene

Enhancers for STX6 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around STX6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for STX6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around STX6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for STX6 Gene

180,949,690 bp from pter
181,023,121 bp from pter
73,432 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for STX6 Gene

Genes around STX6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
STX6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for STX6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for STX6 Gene

Proteins for STX6 Gene

  • Protein details for STX6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R652
    • B4DR17
    • Q5VY08
    • Q6FH83

    Protein attributes for STX6 Gene

    255 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    29176 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds EEA1. Interacts with VPS45A. Interacts with MARCH2 and MARCH3 (By similarity). Interacts with GOPC. Identified in a complex containing STX6, STX12, VAMP4 and VTI1A.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for STX6 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for STX6 Gene


neXtProt entry for STX6 Gene

Proteomics data for STX6 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for STX6 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 77 and Lys 139
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for STX6 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for STX6 (STX6)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for STX6 Gene

Domains & Families for STX6 Gene

Gene Families for STX6 Gene

Protein Domains for STX6 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for STX6 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 t-SNARE coiled-coil homology domain.
  • Belongs to the syntaxin family.
  • Contains 1 t-SNARE coiled-coil homology domain.
  • Belongs to the syntaxin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with STX6: view

Function for STX6 Gene

Molecular function for STX6 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in intracellular vesicle trafficking.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with STX6: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for STX6 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target STX6

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for STX6 Gene

Localization for STX6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STX6 Gene

Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type IV membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for STX6 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for STX6 gene
Compartment Confidence
endosome 5
golgi apparatus 5
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 4
nucleus 3
cytoskeleton 2
lysosome 2
vacuole 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for STX6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane TAS --
GO:0005769 early endosome IDA 10506127
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IBA --
GO:0030136 clathrin-coated vesicle TAS 9697774
GO:0031201 SNARE complex IDA 19620288
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with STX6: view

Pathways & Interactions for STX6 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with STX6: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for STX6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0032456 endocytic recycling IMP 25799061
GO:0032880 regulation of protein localization IMP 16154903
GO:0042147 retrograde transport, endosome to Golgi IMP 19224922
GO:0090161 Golgi ribbon formation IMP 23677696
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with STX6: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for STX6 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for STX6 Gene

(2) Drugs for STX6 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(3) Additional Compounds for STX6 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with STX6: view

Transcripts for STX6 Gene

Unigene Clusters for STX6 Gene

Syntaxin 6:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for STX6 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP4: - - - -

Relevant External Links for STX6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for STX6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for STX6 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for STX6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (32.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for STX6 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for STX6 Gene Hs.518417

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with STX6: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for STX6 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for STX6 Gene

Orthologs for STX6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for STX6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia STX6 35
  • 92.61 (n)
  • 97.91 (a)
STX6 36
  • 97 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia STX6 35
  • 92.61 (n)
  • 97.91 (a)
-- 36
  • 74 (a)
-- 36
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Stx6 35
  • 91.07 (n)
  • 94.56 (a)
Stx6 16
Stx6 36
  • 95 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia STX6 35
  • 99.87 (n)
  • 100 (a)
STX6 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Stx6 35
  • 90.52 (n)
  • 95.4 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia STX6 36
  • 93 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia STX6 36
  • 88 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves STX6 35
  • 82.14 (n)
  • 93.25 (a)
STX6 36
  • 92 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia STX6 36
  • 89 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.15502 35
stx6 35
  • 73 (n)
  • 78.48 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.2793 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.11734 35
stx6 35
  • 70.31 (n)
  • 77.73 (a)
stx6 36
  • 75 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP006251 35
  • 54.61 (n)
  • 55.8 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Syx6 35
  • 57.65 (n)
  • 54.51 (a)
Syx6 36
  • 35 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea syx-6 36
  • 36 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons SYP61 35
  • 45.48 (n)
  • 28.44 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os01g0963300 35
  • 48.55 (n)
  • 38.97 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU01199 35
  • 45.8 (n)
  • 30.18 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes tlg1 35
  • 42.18 (n)
  • 27.49 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.7279 36
  • 48 (a)
Species with no ortholog for STX6:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • 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 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for STX6 Gene

Gene Tree for STX6 (if available)
Gene Tree for STX6 (if available)

Paralogs for STX6 Gene

Paralogs for STX6 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for STX6 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with STX6: view

Variants for STX6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for STX6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs883859 -- 180,971,452(-) ACCTC(A/G)GTTAT intron-variant
rs870046 -- 180,953,671(-) TGAAC(C/T)GCGGG intron-variant
rs944231 -- 180,969,503(-) CTTCA(C/T)ACCCA intron-variant
rs944232 -- 180,969,493(-) AACTC(C/T)CGCCC intron-variant
rs944233 -- 180,969,491(-) CTCCC(A/G)CCCAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for STX6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2719940 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2719951 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for STX6 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 55.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.72; 15.37% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for STX6 Gene

Disorders for STX6 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for STX6 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • tauopathies
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search STX6 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for STX6

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with STX6: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for STX6 Gene

Publications for STX6 Gene

  1. Co-expression of several human syntaxin genes in neutrophils and differentiating HL-60 cells: variant isoforms and detection of syntaxin 1. (PMID: 10080545) Martin-Martin B. … Mollinedo F. (J. Leukoc. Biol. 1999) 2 3 4 67
  2. Syntaxin 6 and CAL mediate the degradation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. (PMID: 20130090) Cheng J. … Guggino W.B. (Mol. Biol. Cell 2010) 3 23
  3. Dual roles of the mammalian GARP complex in tethering and SNARE complex assembly at the trans-golgi network. (PMID: 19620288) PAcrez-Victoria F.J. … Bonifacino J.S. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2009) 3 23
  4. Syntaxin 6, a regulator of the protein trafficking machinery and a target of the p53 family, is required for cell adhesion and survival. (PMID: 18779328) Zhang Y. … Chen X. (J. Biol. Chem. 2008) 3 23
  5. MARCH-II is a syntaxin-6-binding protein involved in endosomal trafficking. (PMID: 15689499) Nakamura N. … Hirose S. (Mol. Biol. Cell 2005) 3 23

Products for STX6 Gene

  • Addgene plasmids for STX6

Sources for STX6 Gene