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Aliases for TSPAN7 Gene

Aliases for TSPAN7 Gene

  • Tetraspanin 7 2 3 5
  • Transmembrane 4 Superfamily Member 2 2 3 4
  • Membrane Component Chromosome X Surface Marker 1 3 4
  • Cell Surface Glycoprotein A15 3 4
  • CD231 Antigen 3 4
  • DXS1692E 3 4
  • Tspan-7 3 4
  • TALLA-1 3 4
  • TM4SF2 3 4
  • MXS1 3 4
  • A15 3 4
  • T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Associated Antigen 1 3
  • T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Associated Antigen 1 4
  • Membrane Component, X Chromosome, Surface Marker 1 3
  • Mental Retardation, X-Linked 58 2
  • Transmembrane 4 Superfamily 2b 3
  • Transmembrane Protein A15 3
  • Tetraspanin Protein 3
  • Tetraspanin-7 3
  • TM4SF2b 3
  • CCG-B7 3
  • CD231 3
  • MRX58 3

External Ids for TSPAN7 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for TSPAN7 Gene

  • MXS1
  • TM4SF2
  • MRX58

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TSPAN7 Gene

  • GC00U921555
  • GC0XP038177
  • GC0XP038305
  • GC0XP037208
  • GC0XP038420
  • GC0XP036165

Summaries for TSPAN7 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TSPAN7 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the transmembrane 4 superfamily, also known as the tetraspanin family. Most of these members are cell-surface proteins that are characterized by the presence of four hydrophobic domains. The proteins mediate signal transduction events that play a role in the regulation of cell development, activation, growth and motility. This encoded protein is a cell surface glycoprotein and may have a role in the control of neurite outgrowth. It is known to complex with integrins. This gene is associated with X-linked mental retardation and neuropsychiatric diseases such as Huntington's chorea, fragile X syndrome and myotonic dystrophy. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for TSPAN7 Gene

TSPAN7 (Tetraspanin 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TSPAN7 include Non-Syndromic X-Linked Intellectual Disability and Miliaria Rubra. Among its related pathways are Transmission across Chemical Synapses and Cell surface interactions at the vascular wall. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000250349.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPAN7 Gene

  • May be involved in cell proliferation and cell motility.

Gene Wiki entry for TSPAN7 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TSPAN7 Gene

Genomics for TSPAN7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TSPAN7 Gene

Enhancers for TSPAN7 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
GH0XF038634 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 4.1 +75.3 75334 4.8 PKNOX1 FEZF1 GATA2 SP5 REST PPARG MBD2 MEF2D SMARCA4 GLIS1 TSPAN7 GC0XM038640 PIR52817 GC0XP038609
GH0XF038652 0.2 ENCODE 4.1 +92.0 92020 1.7 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT ELK1 GATA2 FOS NCOA1 MBD2 SMARCA4 PBX2 TSPAN7 PIR52817 GC0XM038640 ENSG00000235806
GH0XF038561 0.4 ENCODE 0.8 +1.1 1086 2.8 PKNOX1 KLF17 THRB GLIS2 ZNF263 ZBTB2 CEBPB ZEB2 TFDP1 GLIS1 LOC392442 TSPAN7 RNU7-7P
GH0XF038580 0.2 ENCODE 0.3 +21.4 21430 4.2 CEBPB ZBTB40 SRPX TSPAN7 RNU7-7P
GH0XF038577 0.4 ENCODE 0.3 +16.9 16900 0.9 YY1 TSPAN7 RNU7-7P
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Enhancers around TSPAN7 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for TSPAN7 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the TSPAN7 gene promoter:

Genomic Location for TSPAN7 Gene

38,561,370 bp from pter
38,688,920 bp from pter
127,551 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TSPAN7 Gene

Genes around TSPAN7 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TSPAN7 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TSPAN7 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for TSPAN7 Gene

Proteins for TSPAN7 Gene

  • Protein details for TSPAN7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R5W7
    • D3DWB1
    • Q8WVG5
    • Q9UEY9

    Protein attributes for TSPAN7 Gene

    249 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27574 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with herpes simplex virus 1 (HHV-1) UL35.
    • Sequence=BAA01501.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA06191.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for TSPAN7 Gene

Post-translational modifications for TSPAN7 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 54, Asn 155, Asn 158, Asn 177, and Asn 188
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for TSPAN7 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TSPAN7 Gene

Domains & Families for TSPAN7 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the tetraspanin (TM4SF) family.
  • Belongs to the tetraspanin (TM4SF) family.
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Function for TSPAN7 Gene

Molecular function for TSPAN7 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in cell proliferation and cell motility.

Phenotypes for TSPAN7 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for TSPAN7:
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Human Phenotype Ontology for TSPAN7 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

miRNA for TSPAN7 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target TSPAN7

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TSPAN7 Gene

Localization for TSPAN7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPAN7 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TSPAN7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TSPAN7 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TSPAN7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 8420826
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for TSPAN7 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TSPAN7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007166 cell surface receptor signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0016032 viral process IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for TSPAN7 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for TSPAN7 Gene

(1) Drugs for TSPAN7 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(3) Additional Compounds for TSPAN7 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for TSPAN7 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TSPAN7 Gene

Tetraspanin 7:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TSPAN7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for TSPAN7 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TSPAN7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TSPAN7 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TSPAN7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (x5.1), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (x4.9), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.8), Brain - Caudate (basal ganglia) (x4.6), and Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TSPAN7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (12.8), Frontal cortex (11.9), Cervix (9.9), Adrenal (8.0), and Brain (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for TSPAN7 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for TSPAN7 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of TSPAN7 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TSPAN7 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TSPAN7 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Not solely expressed in T-cells. Expressed in acute myelocytic leukemia cells of some patients.
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Orthologs for TSPAN7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TSPAN7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TSPAN7 34 35
  • 100 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 96 (a)
-- 35
  • 70 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TSPAN7 34
  • 94.11 (n)
-- 35
  • 85 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tspan7 34
  • 93.51 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TSPAN7 34 35
  • 93.44 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tspan7 34 16 35
  • 93.44 (n)
Gm5334 35
  • 64 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 35
  • 83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 93 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia tspan7 34
  • 79.52 (n)
MGC76243 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia tm4sf2-prov 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii tspan7b 34 35
  • 77.24 (n)
wufb53h11 34
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.702 34
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea tsp-14 35
  • 13 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.7928 35
  • 38 (a)
Species where no ortholog for TSPAN7 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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 TSPAN7 Gene

Gene Tree for TSPAN7 (if available)
Gene Tree for TSPAN7 (if available)

Paralogs for TSPAN7 Gene

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Variants for TSPAN7 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TSPAN7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs104894951 Mental retardation, X-linked 58 (MRX58) [MIM:300210], Pathogenic 38,675,778(+) CCCCC(A/C/G)CAGCT reference, missense
rs104894950 Pathogenic 38,681,258(+) TCGCT(G/T)GAGTG reference, stop-gained
rs111440990 Likely benign 38,674,316(+) CGCAG(C/T)GTAAG reference, synonymous-codon
rs7049247 Likely benign 38,666,276(+) TTTGC(C/T)ACATG reference, synonymous-codon
rs774995738 Uncertain significance 38,666,316(+) TGAGT(A/G)TGTCA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TSPAN7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2280e212 CNV gain 25503493
nsv477861 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv520210 CNV gain 19592680

Variation tolerance for TSPAN7 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 41.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.02; 0.41% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for TSPAN7 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPAN7 Gene

Disorders for TSPAN7 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for TSPAN7 Gene - From: Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
non-syndromic x-linked intellectual disability
  • mrx
miliaria rubra
  • miliaria crystallina
fragile x syndrome
  • fragile x mental retardation syndrome
desmoplastic small round cell tumor
  • desmoplastic small round-cell tumor
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Mental retardation, X-linked 58 (MRX58) [MIM:300210]: A disorder characterized by significantly below average general intellectual functioning associated with impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. Intellectual deficiency is the only primary symptom of non-syndromic X-linked mental retardation, while syndromic mental retardation presents with associated physical, neurological and/or psychiatric manifestations. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10655063}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for TSPAN7

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for TSPAN7 Gene

Publications for TSPAN7 Gene

  1. A new gene involved in X-linked mental retardation identified by analysis of an X;2 balanced translocation. (PMID: 10655063) Zemni R. … Chelly J. (Nat. Genet. 2000) 3 4 22 64
  2. Egress of HSV-1 capsid requires the interaction of VP26 and a cellular tetraspanin membrane protein. (PMID: 20630051) Wang L. … Li Q. (Virol. J. 2010) 3 4 64
  3. Recurrent rearrangements in synaptic and neurodevelopmental genes and shared biologic pathways in schizophrenia, autism, and mental retardation. (PMID: 19736351) Guilmatre A. … Campion D. (Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 2009) 3 46 64
  4. Novel partners of SPAG11B isoform D in the human male reproductive tract. (PMID: 19535787) Radhakrishnan Y. … French F.S. (Biol. Reprod. 2009) 3 22 64
  5. Modulation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infectivity through incorporation of tetraspanin proteins. (PMID: 17989173) Sato K. … Koyanagi Y. (J. Virol. 2008) 3 22 64

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