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Aliases for TCFL5 Gene

Aliases for TCFL5 Gene

  • Transcription Factor-Like 5 (Basic Helix-Loop-Helix) 2 3
  • HPV-16 E2-Binding Protein 1 3 4
  • Cha Transcription Factor 3 4
  • E2BP-1 3 4
  • CHA 3 4
  • Transcription Factor-Like 5 Protein 3
  • HPV-16 E2 Binding Protein 1 2
  • BHLHe82 3
  • Figlb 3
  • E2BP1 4

External Ids for TCFL5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TCFL5 Gene

  • GC20M061349
  • GC20M061309
  • GC20M062151
  • GC20M062198
  • GC20M060942
  • GC20M061472
  • GC20M058190

Summaries for TCFL5 Gene

GeneCards Summary for TCFL5 Gene

TCFL5 (Transcription Factor-Like 5 (Basic Helix-Loop-Helix)) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and protein dimerization activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCFL5 Gene

  • Putative transcription factor. Isoform 3 may play a role in early spermatogenesis.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TCFL5 Gene

Genomics for TCFL5 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TCFL5 Gene

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Genomic Location for TCFL5 Gene

62,841,115 bp from pter
62,861,763 bp from pter
20,649 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for TCFL5 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for TCFL5 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for TCFL5 Gene

Proteins for TCFL5 Gene

  • Protein details for TCFL5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Transcription factor-like 5 protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O94771
    • Q9BYW0

    Protein attributes for TCFL5 Gene

    500 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    52697 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein
    • Antibodies against TCFL5 are present in sera from patients with Chagas disease, an autoimmune disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. Two different epitopes that mimic Trypanosoma cruzi antigens have been identified: R1 and R3 epitopes, which are recognized by T- and B-cells, respectively
    • Sequence=BAA36557.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for TCFL5 Gene


neXtProt entry for TCFL5 Gene

Proteomics data for TCFL5 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TCFL5 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for TCFL5 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TCFL5 Gene

Domains for TCFL5 Gene

Gene Families for TCFL5 Gene

Protein Domains for TCFL5 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TCFL5 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
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Function for TCFL5 Gene

Molecular function for TCFL5 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
transcription factor-like 5,specifically expressed in cell nuclei of primary spermatocytes
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Putative transcription factor. Isoform 3 may play a role in early spermatogenesis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TCFL5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IDA 9763657
GO:0003700 sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity TAS 9763657
GO:0046983 protein dimerization activity IEA --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TCFL5 Gene

Localization for TCFL5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCFL5 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TCFL5 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TCFL5 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TCFL5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001673 male germ cell nucleus IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 9763657
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Pathways for TCFL5 Gene

SuperPathways for TCFL5 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for TCFL5 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000334294 Q9UL49-TCFL5_HUMAN for TCFL5 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TCFL5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IDA 9763657
GO:0006366 transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter TAS 9763657
GO:0007275 multicellular organismal development IEA --
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis IEP 9763657
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for TCFL5 Gene

Transcripts for TCFL5 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TCFL5 Gene

Transcription factor-like 5 (basic helix-loop-helix):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TCFL5 Gene

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

Relevant External Links for TCFL5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TCFL5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TCFL5 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TCFL5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (6.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for TCFL5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (52.3) and Kidney (16.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for TCFL5 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TCFL5 Gene Hs.126248

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TCFL5 Gene

Tissue specificity: Isoform 3 is testis specific. Isoform 2 is pancreas specific.
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Expression partners for TCFL5 Gene

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Orthologs for TCFL5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for TCFL5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TCFL5 35
  • 85.84 (n)
  • 89.74 (a)
TCFL5 36
  • 74 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tcfl5 35
  • 85.65 (n)
  • 85.87 (a)
Tcfl5 16
Tcfl5 36
  • 87 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TCFL5 35
  • 99.5 (n)
  • 99.14 (a)
TCFL5 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tcfl5 35
  • 85.22 (n)
  • 84.84 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TCFL5 36
  • 90 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TCFL5 36
  • 63 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TCFL5 36
  • 62 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TCFL5 35
  • 65.02 (n)
  • 60.45 (a)
TCFL5 36
  • 54 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TCFL5 36
  • 60 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia tcfl5 35
  • 57.53 (n)
  • 49.81 (a)
Species with no ortholog for TCFL5:
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for TCFL5 Gene

Gene Tree for TCFL5 (if available)
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Paralogs for TCFL5 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for TCFL5 Gene

Variants for TCFL5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TCFL5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs150441850 -- 62,858,362(+) AGGAG(-/A)AGAGA intron-variant
rs150431148 -- 62,862,416(+) AGCTG(A/G)ACGTG upstream-variant-2KB
rs150218617 -- 62,857,871(+) AAATA(C/T)GTTTT intron-variant
rs150165483 -- 62,855,004(+) TGTCA(A/G)CGTAC intron-variant
rs149887138 -- 62,847,738(+) GGCGC(A/G)GTGGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TCFL5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv4603n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv913073 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv428380 CNV Loss 18775914
dgv4614n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv834027 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv9825 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv913124 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv913127 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv828794 CNV Loss 20364138
esv2670154 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv268658 CNV Insertion 20981092

Relevant External Links for TCFL5 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCFL5 Gene

Disorders for TCFL5 Gene

No disorders were found for TCFL5 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for TCFL5 Gene

Publications for TCFL5 Gene

  1. Cloning of TCFL5 encoding a novel human basic helix-loop-helix motif protein that is specifically expressed in primary spermatocytes at the pachytene stage. (PMID: 9763657) Maruyama O. … Nakamura Y. (Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 1998) 2 3 4 23
  2. Dominant T- and B-cell epitopes in an autoantigen linked to Chagas' disease. (PMID: 11306602) Girones N. … Fresno M. (J. Clin. Invest. 2001) 3 4
  3. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20. (PMID: 11780052) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2001) 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. Cha, a basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor involved in the regulation of upstream stimulatory factor activity. (PMID: 12923186) RodrA-guez C.I. … Fresno M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3

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