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Aliases for UGT1A5 Gene

Aliases for UGT1A5 Gene

  • UDP Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A5 2 3
  • UDP Glycosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A5 2 3
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1-E 3 4
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1A5 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • UDPGT 1-5 3 4
  • UGT-1E 3 4
  • UGT1*5 3 4
  • UGT1E 3 4
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family Polypeptide A5s 3
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1-5 3
  • UGT1-05 4
  • UGT1.5 4
  • UDPGT 3
  • UGT1 4
  • GNT1 4

External Ids for UGT1A5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UGT1A5 Gene

  • GC02U990249
  • GC02P234818
  • GC02P234881
  • GC02P234366
  • GC02P234403
  • GC02P234196
  • GC02P234206
  • GC02P234216
  • GC02P234286
  • GC02P234621
  • GC02P226422

Summaries for UGT1A5 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for UGT1A5 Gene

  • This gene encodes a UDP-glucuronosyltransferase, an enzyme of the glucuronidation pathway that transforms small lipophilic molecules, such as steroids, bilirubin, hormones, and drugs, into water-soluble, excretable metabolites. This gene is part of a complex locus that encodes several UDP-glucuronosyltransferases. The locus includes thirteen unique alternate first exons followed by four common exons. Four of the alternate first exons are considered pseudogenes. Each of the remaining nine 5' exons may be spliced to the four common exons, resulting in nine proteins with different N-termini and identical C-termini. Each first exon encodes the substrate binding site, and is regulated by its own promoter. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for UGT1A5 Gene

UGT1A5 (UDP Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UGT1A5 include bilirubin metabolic disorder and sickle cell anemia. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include glucuronosyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is UGT2B15.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A5 Gene

  • UDPGT is of major importance in the conjugation and subsequent elimination of potentially toxic xenobiotics and endogenous compounds. Isoform 2 lacks transferase activity but acts as a negative regulator of isoform 1 (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for UGT1A5 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UGT1A5 Gene

Genomics for UGT1A5 Gene

Regulatory Elements for UGT1A5 Gene

Genomic Location for UGT1A5 Gene

233,712,992 bp from pter
233,773,299 bp from pter
60,308 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for UGT1A5 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for UGT1A5 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for UGT1A5 Gene

Proteins for UGT1A5 Gene

  • Protein details for UGT1A5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B8K294

    Protein attributes for UGT1A5 Gene

    534 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    60071 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • The gene is part of the UGT1A complex locus which displays alternative use of promoters, first exons and terminal exons. The locus is defined by 13 first exons, which are alternatively spliced to 3 other common exons and 2 alternative terminal exons 5. From the 27 possible mRNA isoforms, 9 produce functionally active polypeptides (UGT1A1, 1A3, 1A4, 1A5, 1A6, 1A7, 1A8, 1A9 and 1A10) called isoforms 1 (i1). Use of an alternative exon 5 (5b) as terminal exon is leading to 9 additional alternatively spliced products termed isoforms i2 and which lack transferase activity

    Alternative splice isoforms for UGT1A5 Gene


neXtProt entry for UGT1A5 Gene

Proteomics data for UGT1A5 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for UGT1A5 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn119, Asn296, and Asn348
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for UGT1A5 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for UGT1A5 (UGT1A5)

Domains for UGT1A5 Gene

Gene Families for UGT1A5 Gene

Protein Domains for UGT1A5 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the UDP-glycosyltransferase family.
  • Belongs to the UDP-glycosyltransferase family.
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Function for UGT1A5 Gene

Molecular function for UGT1A5 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
UDP-glucuronate + acceptor = UDP + acceptor beta-D-glucuronoside
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
UDPGT is of major importance in the conjugation and subsequent elimination of potentially toxic xenobiotics and endogenous compounds. Isoform 2 lacks transferase activity but acts as a negative regulator of isoform 1 (By similarity).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for UGT1A5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UGT1A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0015020 glucuronosyltransferase activity IBA --
GO:0016758 transferase activity, transferring hexosyl groups --
GO:0030246 carbohydrate binding --
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Phenotypes for UGT1A5 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for UGT1A5:
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No data available for Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UGT1A5 Gene

Localization for UGT1A5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A5 Gene

Microsome. Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for UGT1A5 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for UGT1A5 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
cytosol 2
golgi apparatus 2
nucleus 2
peroxisome 2
plasma membrane 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UGT1A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum --
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane IBA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for UGT1A5 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for UGT1A5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UGT1A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005975 carbohydrate metabolic process --
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0009813 flavonoid biosynthetic process IBA --
GO:0030259 lipid glycosylation --
GO:0032870 cellular response to hormone stimulus IBA --
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Drugs for UGT1A5 Gene

(96) HMDB Compounds for UGT1A5 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
(23S)-23,25-dihdroxy-24-oxovitamine D3 23-(beta-glucuronide)
  • (23S)-23,25-dihdroxy-24-oxovitamine D3 23-(beta-glucuronoside)
1-(alpha-Methyl-4-(2-methylpropyl)benzeneacetate)-beta-D-Glucopyranuronic acid
  • (2S,3S,4S,5R,6S)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-[2-[4-(2-methylpropyl)phenyl]propanoyloxy]oxane-2-carboxylic acid
  • 11-beta-Hydroxyetiocholanolone-3-glucuronide
11-Hydroxyprogesterone 11-glucuronide
  • 11-Hpg
11-Oxo-androsterone glucuronide
  • 11-Oxo-etiocholanolone glucuronide
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Transcripts for UGT1A5 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for UGT1A5 Gene

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for UGT1A5

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UGT1A5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for UGT1A5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UGT1A5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for UGT1A5 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for UGT1A5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (27.0) and Bladder (5.7).

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for UGT1A5 Gene

Tissue specificity: Isoform 1 and isoform 2 are expressed in colon and small intestine. Neither isoform is expressed in liver, kidney or esophagus.
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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Expression partners for UGT1A5 Gene

Orthologs for UGT1A5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for UGT1A5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ugt1a3 35
  • 78.87 (n)
  • 76.04 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ugt1a5 16
Ugt1a2 36
  • 74 (a)
Ugt1a5 36
  • 75 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 64 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
-- 36
  • 67 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 95 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 60 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ugt1a7 36
  • 50 (a)
ugt1b1 36
  • 48 (a)
ugt1b2 36
  • 45 (a)
ugt1b3 36
  • 46 (a)
ugt1b4 36
  • 46 (a)
ugt1b5 36
  • 46 (a)
Species with no ortholog for UGT1A5:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for UGT1A5 Gene

Gene Tree for UGT1A5 (if available)
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Paralogs for UGT1A5 Gene

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Variants for UGT1A5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UGT1A5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_059846 -
VAR_059845 -
VAR_052461 -
VAR_052460 -
VAR_052459 -

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UGT1A5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv876017 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2721667 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv3215 CNV Loss 18451855
esv2721668 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2661542 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv25622 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv498958 CNV Loss 21111241
dgv769e199 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv433211 CNV Loss 18776910
esv2422005 CNV Deletion 20811451
nsv519815 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv514125 CNV Loss 21397061
esv8142 CNV Loss 19470904
esv2721669 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv876018 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for UGT1A5 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A5 Gene

Disorders for UGT1A5 Gene

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for UGT1A5 Gene

Relevant External Links for UGT1A5

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for UGT1A5 Gene

Publications for UGT1A5 Gene

  1. A novel complex locus UGT1 encodes human bilirubin, phenol, and other UDP-glucuronosyltransferase isozymes with identical carboxyl termini. (PMID: 1339448) Ritter J.K. … Owens I.S. (J. Biol. Chem. 1992) 2 3 4
  2. Thirteen UDP-glucuronosyltransferase genes are encoded at the human UGT1 gene complex locus. (PMID: 11434514) Gong Q.H. … Popescu N.C. (Pharmacogenetics 2001) 3 4
  3. Genome-wide association meta-analysis for total serum bilirubin levels. (PMID: 19414484) Johnson A.D. … Witteman J.C. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2009) 3 48
  4. Common variants in the SLCO1B3 locus are associated with bilirubin levels and unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia. (PMID: 19419973) Sanna S. … Uda M. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2009) 3 48
  5. Genetic variants in TPMT and COMT are associated with hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy. (PMID: 19898482) Ross C.J. … Hayden M.R. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 48

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