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Aliases for TEX261 Gene

Aliases for TEX261 Gene

  • Testis Expressed 261 2 3
  • Testis Expressed Sequence 261 2 3
  • Protein TEX261 3
  • TEG-261 3

External Ids for TEX261 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TEX261 Gene

  • GC02M071126
  • GC02M071187
  • GC02M071124
  • GC02M071174
  • GC02M070949
  • GC02M071215
  • GC02M071216
  • GC02M071217
  • GC02M071218
  • GC02M071221

Summaries for TEX261 Gene

GeneCards Summary for TEX261 Gene

TEX261 (Testis Expressed 261) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000258881.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TEX261 Gene

Genomics for TEX261 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TEX261 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for TEX261 Gene

70,985,938 bp from pter
70,994,945 bp from pter
9,008 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for TEX261 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for TEX261 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TEX261 Gene

Proteins for TEX261 Gene

  • Protein details for TEX261 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein TEX261
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A1A587
    • D6W5G9
    • Q8WUJ5

    Protein attributes for TEX261 Gene

    196 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    22538 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for TEX261 Gene

Proteomics data for TEX261 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TEX261 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for TEX261 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TEX261 Gene

Domains for TEX261 Gene

Protein Domains for TEX261 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TEX261 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the SVP26 family.
  • Belongs to the SVP26 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TEX261: view

No data available for Gene Families for TEX261 Gene

Function for TEX261 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TEX261 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0097020 COPII adaptor activity IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TEX261: view

Phenotypes for TEX261 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for TEX261:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with TEX261: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for TEX261 Gene

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for TEX261

In Situ Assay Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TEX261 Gene

Localization for TEX261 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TEX261 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TEX261 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TEX261 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TEX261 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane --
GO:0030134 ER to Golgi transport vesicle IBA --
GO:0030173 integral component of Golgi membrane IBA --
GO:0030176 integral component of endoplasmic reticulum membrane IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TEX261: view

Pathways for TEX261 Gene

SuperPathways for TEX261 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TEX261 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006888 ER to Golgi vesicle-mediated transport IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TEX261: view

No data available for Pathways by source for TEX261 Gene

Transcripts for TEX261 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TEX261 Gene

Testis expressed 261:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for TEX261

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TEX261 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b · 6c
SP1: - - -
SP2: - -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for TEX261 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TEX261 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TEX261 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for TEX261 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (36.0), Prostate (24.0), and Liver (9.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for TEX261 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TEX261 Gene Hs.516087

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with TEX261: view

Expression partners for TEX261 Gene

* - Elite partner

Primer Products

In Situ Assay 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 TEX261 Gene

Orthologs for TEX261 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for TEX261 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TEX261 35
  • 93.45 (n)
  • 99.42 (a)
TEX261 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TEX261 35
  • 92.95 (n)
  • 97.71 (a)
-- 36
  • 89 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tex261 35
  • 91.5 (n)
  • 99.49 (a)
Tex261 16
Tex261 36
  • 99 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TEX261 35
  • 99.83 (n)
  • 100 (a)
TEX261 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tex261 35
  • 91.5 (n)
  • 99.49 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 94 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 80 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.2834 35
tex261 35
  • 77.38 (n)
  • 89.8 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia tex261-prov 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii tex261 35
  • 76.19 (n)
  • 85.71 (a)
wufb72a06 35
tex261 36
  • 86 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011456 35
  • 54.39 (n)
  • 50.53 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG3500 35
  • 56.89 (n)
  • 51.83 (a)
CG3500 36
  • 49 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AFR127W 35
  • 49.81 (n)
  • 42.61 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0A09295g 35
  • 48.25 (n)
  • 42.54 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes SVP26 35
  • 49.8 (n)
  • 44.64 (a)
SVP26 36
  • 34 (a)
SVP26 38
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU00778 35
  • 53.76 (n)
  • 43.93 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 57 (a)
Species with no ortholog for TEX261:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • 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 TEX261 Gene

Gene Tree for TEX261 (if available)
Gene Tree for TEX261 (if available)

Paralogs for TEX261 Gene

Paralogs for TEX261 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with TEX261: view

Variants for TEX261 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TEX261 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1045525 -- 70,987,043(-) CAGGG(C/G)TTGCT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1045615 -- 70,986,278(-) TTGCA(A/T)TCTGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1045618 -- 70,986,276(-) GCATT(C/T)TGGGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs2276684 -- 70,993,663(-) TCCTC(A/C)CTCTT intron-variant
rs2286979 -- 70,988,979(+) GCAAA(C/T)GGAAT synonymous-codon, reference

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TEX261 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv874253 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv517881 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2666405 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv27910 CNV Gain 19812545

Relevant External Links for TEX261 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TEX261 Gene

Disorders for TEX261 Gene

Relevant External Links for TEX261

Genetic Association Database (GAD)

No disorders were found for TEX261 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for TEX261 Gene

Publications for TEX261 Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 3 4
  2. 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
  3. Tex261, a novel gene presumably related but distinct from steroidogenic acute regulatory (StAR) gene, is regulated during the development of germ cells. (PMID: 9464256) LA^pez-FernA!ndez L.A. … del Mazo J. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1998) 2 3
  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. Signal sequence and keyword trap in silico for selection of full- length human cDNAs encoding secretion or membrane proteins from oligo- capped cDNA libraries. (PMID: 16303743) Otsuki T. … Isogai T. (DNA Res. 2005) 3

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