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Aliases for TTPAL Gene

Aliases for TTPAL Gene

  • Alpha Tocopherol Transfer Protein Like 2 3 5
  • Tocopherol (Alpha) Transfer Protein-Like 2 3
  • C20orf121 3 4
  • Alpha-Tocopherol Transfer Protein-Like 3
  • Chromosome 20 Open Reading Frame 121 2

External Ids for TTPAL Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for TTPAL Gene

  • C20orf121

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TTPAL Gene

  • GC20P042538
  • GC20P043104
  • GC20P039846

Summaries for TTPAL Gene

GeneCards Summary for TTPAL Gene

TTPAL (Alpha Tocopherol Transfer Protein Like) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is CLVS1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TTPAL Gene

  • May act as a protein that binds a hydrophobic ligand.

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

Genomics for TTPAL Gene

Regulatory Elements for TTPAL Gene

Enhancers for TTPAL 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
GH20F044493 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 17.4 +20.1 20073 4.8 PKNOX1 JUN CEBPG EBF1 ZNF664 POLR2A SCRT2 EED FOS FOSL2 PKIG TTPAL SERINC3 RPL37AP1 LINC01620 LINC01430 OSER1 ADA STK4 GC20P044495
GH20F044608 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 5.2 +134.5 134453 3.7 HDGF PKNOX1 MLX WRNIP1 ARID4B DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 KCNK15 PKIG WISP2 SYS1 TTPAL LINC01260 ADA OSER1 STK4 PIR61280
GH20F044593 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 5.3 +122.4 122418 9.0 THRB ELK1 SCRT2 ETV6 FOS CREM ZBTB11 ZNF623 NR2F2 IKZF1 PKIG SERINC3 ADA LINC01430 LINC01620 TTPAL PIR61280
GH20F044578 1.3 FANTOM5 ENCODE 5.3 +107.6 107618 9.9 HDGF TBP PKNOX1 ATF1 TBL1XR1 WRNIP1 BMI1 ZBTB40 YY1 ZNF366 PKIG TTPAL OSER1 PIR61280
GH20F044530 1.1 ENCODE 6.1 +56.1 56146 2.3 HDGF CREB3L1 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF207 OSER1 KCNK15-AS1 SYS1 PKIG TTPAL PIR61280
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around TTPAL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Genomic Location for TTPAL Gene

44,475,883 bp from pter
44,494,603 bp from pter
18,721 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TTPAL Gene

Genes around TTPAL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for TTPAL Gene

Proteins for TTPAL Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Alpha-tocopherol transfer protein-like
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E1P5X3
    • Q5QPC1
    • Q9H1G2
    • Q9NQG8

    Protein attributes for TTPAL Gene

    342 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    38515 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for TTPAL Gene

Post-translational modifications for TTPAL Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TTPAL Gene

Domains & Families for TTPAL Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TTPAL Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 CRAL-TRIO domain.
  • Contains 1 CRAL-TRIO domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TTPAL: view

No data available for Gene Families for TTPAL Gene

Function for TTPAL Gene

Molecular function for TTPAL Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May act as a protein that binds a hydrophobic ligand.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TTPAL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005215 transporter activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TTPAL: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with TTPAL: view

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miRNA for TTPAL Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target TTPAL

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TTPAL Gene

Localization for TTPAL Gene

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TTPAL gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
nucleus 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TTPAL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 19946888
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TTPAL: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TTPAL Gene

Pathways & Interactions for TTPAL Gene

SuperPathways for TTPAL Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TTPAL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TTPAL: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for TTPAL Gene

Transcripts for TTPAL Gene

Unigene Clusters for TTPAL Gene

Tocopherol (alpha) transfer protein-like:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP4: -
SP6: - -

Relevant External Links for TTPAL Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TTPAL Gene

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

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

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TTPAL Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (42.5), Spleen (8.5), and Blymphocyte (6.8).

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

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of TTPAL Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TTPAL Gene:

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

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TTPAL Gene

Orthologs for TTPAL Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TTPAL Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TTPAL 34 35
  • 99.42 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TTPAL 34 35
  • 90.45 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TTPAL 34 35
  • 87.52 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ttpal 34 16 35
  • 87.33 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TTPAL 35
  • 87 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ttpal 34
  • 85.87 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TTPAL 35
  • 82 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TTPAL 34 35
  • 76.81 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TTPAL 35
  • 76 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ttpal 34
  • 66.86 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ttpal 34 35
  • 64.87 (n)
Dr.26556 34
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP009314 34
  • 48.35 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG5958 35
  • 31 (a)
CG10237 35
  • 29 (a)
CG12926 35
  • 29 (a)
CG31636 35
  • 29 (a)
CG2663 35
  • 27 (a)
pinta 35
  • 27 (a)
CG10657 35
  • 26 (a)
CG33514 35
  • 26 (a)
CG33965 35
  • 26 (a)
CG33966 35
  • 26 (a)
CG5973 35
  • 26 (a)
Cralbp 35
  • 26 (a)
CG10026 35
  • 25 (a)
CG10300 35
  • 24 (a)
CG1902 35
  • 24 (a)
CG30339 35
  • 24 (a)
CG11550 35
  • 23 (a)
CG3191 35
  • 22 (a)
CG3823 35
  • 22 (a)
CG10301 35
  • 20 (a)
CG3091 35
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 31 (a)
Species where no ortholog for TTPAL was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for TTPAL Gene

Gene Tree for TTPAL (if available)
Gene Tree for TTPAL (if available)

Paralogs for TTPAL Gene

Paralogs for TTPAL Gene

(5) SIMAP similar genes for TTPAL Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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

Variants for TTPAL Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TTPAL Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10536269 -- 44,494,551(+) GTAAT(-/AAT)TTTAG cds-indel
rs111385960 -- 44,477,711(+) GTGCA(C/G)TGACA intron-variant
rs111476953 -- 44,482,247(+) TTCAC(A/G)AGAAT intron-variant
rs111483288 -- 44,492,175(+) TGGTC(C/T)CCTTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs111535776 -- 44,484,432(+) AGGTG(A/G)ATGGA intron-variant, reference, missense

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv586065 CNV gain 21841781
nsv1061719 CNV gain 25217958

Variation tolerance for TTPAL Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 35.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.53; 55.66% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for TTPAL Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for TTPAL Gene

Relevant External Links for TTPAL

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for TTPAL Gene.

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

Publications for TTPAL Gene

  1. 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 64
  2. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20. (PMID: 11780052) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2001) 3 4 64
  3. An enzyme assisted RP-RPLC approach for in-depth analysis of human liver phosphoproteome. (PMID: 24275569) Bian Y. … Zou H. (J. Proteomics 2014) 4 64
  4. Defining the membrane proteome of NK cells. (PMID: 19946888) Ghosh D. … Wilkins J.A. (J Mass Spectrom 2010) 3 64
  5. Ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis of HuR by heat shock. (PMID: 19322201) Abdelmohsen K. … Gorospe M. (EMBO J. 2009) 3 64

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