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Aliases for UGT1A7 Gene

Aliases for UGT1A7 Gene

  • UDP Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A7 2 3
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1-G 3 4
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1A7 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • UDPGT 1-7 3 4
  • UGT1-07 3 4
  • UGT-1G 3 4
  • UGT1.7 3 4
  • UGT1G 3 4
  • UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family Polypeptide A7s 3
  • UDP Glycosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A6 2
  • UDP Glycosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A7 3
  • UGT1*7 4
  • UDPGT 3
  • UGT1 4
  • GNT1 4

External Ids for UGT1A7 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UGT1A7 Gene

  • GC02U990247
  • GC02P234820
  • GC02P234883
  • GC02P234368
  • GC02P234372
  • GC02P234198
  • GC02P234209
  • GC02P234218
  • GC02P234255
  • GC02P234581
  • GC02P226390

Summaries for UGT1A7 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for UGT1A7 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. The enzyme encoded by this gene has moderate glucuronidase activity with phenols. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for UGT1A7 Gene

UGT1A7 (UDP Glucuronosyltransferase 1 Family, Polypeptide A7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UGT1A7 include gilbert syndrome and irinotecan toxicity. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Glucose / Energy Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and enzyme binding. An important paralog of this gene is UGT2B15.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A7 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.

Gene Wiki entry for UGT1A7 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UGT1A7 Gene

Genomics for UGT1A7 Gene

Regulatory Elements for UGT1A7 Gene

Genomic Location for UGT1A7 Gene

233,681,938 bp from pter
233,773,299 bp from pter
91,362 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for UGT1A7 Gene

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Genomic Location for UGT1A7 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for UGT1A7 Gene

Proteins for UGT1A7 Gene

  • Protein details for UGT1A7 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-7
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B8K293
    • O00473

    Protein attributes for UGT1A7 Gene

    530 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    59819 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Isoform 1 interacts with isoform 2/i2 suggesting that oligomerization is involved in negative regulation of transferase activity by isoform 2. Isoform 1 also interacts with respective i2 isoforms of UGT1A1, UGT1A3, UGT1A4, UGT1A6, UGT1A8, UGT1A9 and UGT1A10.
    • 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 UGT1A7 Gene


neXtProt entry for UGT1A7 Gene

Proteomics data for UGT1A7 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for UGT1A7 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 71, Asn 292, and Asn 344
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for UGT1A7 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for UGT1A7 (UGT1A7)

Domains & Families for UGT1A7 Gene

Gene Families for UGT1A7 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 UGT1A7 Gene

Molecular function for UGT1A7 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.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for UGT1A7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UGT1A7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001972 retinoic acid binding IDA 20308471
GO:0004857 enzyme inhibitor activity IGI 20610558
GO:0005080 protein kinase C binding IDA 18556656
GO:0008144 drug binding IDA 20610558
GO:0015020 NOT glucuronosyltransferase activity IGI 20610558
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No data available for Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UGT1A7 Gene

Localization for UGT1A7 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A7 Gene

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

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for UGT1A7 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for UGT1A7 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
lysosome 1
peroxisome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UGT1A7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum NAS 20610558
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane NAS 20610558
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for UGT1A7 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for UGT1A7 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UGT1A7 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006631 fatty acid metabolic process IDA 20610558
GO:0007588 excretion IC 20056724
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0009804 coumarin metabolic process IC 19996319
GO:0009813 flavonoid biosynthetic process IBA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for UGT1A7 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for UGT1A7 Gene

(29) Drugs for UGT1A7 Gene - From: HMDB, NovoSeek, DrugBank, and PharmGKB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Mycophenolic acid Approved Pharma Enzyme, substrate 864
Mycophenolate mofetil Approved, Investigational Pharma Enzyme, substrate IMPDH inhibitor 864
Irinotecan Approved, Investigational Pharma Topoisomerase I inhibitor, TOPO I inhibitor, Topoisomerase 1 Inhibitors 1013
Oxaliplatin Approved, Investigational Pharma Antitumor agent, Platinum 1276
Valproic Acid Approved, Investigational Pharma HDAC1 inhibitor, Histone deacetylase (HDAC)inhibitors 302

(92) Additional Compounds for UGT1A7 Gene - From: HMDB and NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
SN38 glucuronide
(23S)-23,25-dihdroxy-24-oxovitamine D3 23-(beta-glucuronide)
  • (23S)-23,25-dihdroxy-24-oxovitamine D3 23-(beta-glucuronoside)
  • (23S)-23,25-dihydroxy-24-oxocholecalciferol 23-(beta-glucuronide)
  • (23S)-23,25-dihydroxy-24-oxovitamin D3 23-(beta-glucuronide)
  • (5Z,7E)-(3S,23S)-24-oxo-9,10-seco-5,7,10(19)-cholestatriene-3,23,25-triol 23-D-glucuronide
  • (5Z,7E)-(3S,23S)-24-oxo-9,10-seco-5,7,10(19)-cholestatriene-3,23,25-triol 23-delta-glucuronide
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
  • 1-(alpha-Methyl-4-(2-methylpropyl)benzeneacetate) b-D-Glucopyranuronic acid
  • 1-(alpha-Methyl-4-(2-methylpropyl)benzeneacetate) b-delta-Glucopyranuronic acid
  • 1-(alpha-Methyl-4-(2-methylpropyl)benzeneacetate) beta-D-Glucopyranuronic acid
  • 1-(alpha-Methyl-4-(2-methylpropyl)benzeneacetate) beta-delta-Glucopyranuronic acid
  • 11-beta-Hydroxyetiocholanolone-3-glucuronide
  • 11beta-hydroxyandrosterone 3-glucuronide
11-Hydroxyprogesterone 11-glucuronide
  • 11-Hpg
  • 11-Hydroxyprogesterone 11-glucuronoside
  • 11alpha-Glucuronylprogesterone
  • 11alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone 11-glucuronide
  • 11alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone 11-glucuronoside
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Transcripts for UGT1A7 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for UGT1A7 Gene

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UGT1A7 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for UGT1A7 Gene

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ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UGT1A7 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for UGT1A7 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for UGT1A7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (x40.8) and Minor Salivary Gland (x5.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for UGT1A7 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Kidney (42.3), Gallbladder (18.6), and Liver (8.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for UGT1A7 Gene

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for UGT1A7 Gene

Tissue specificity: Liver and gastric tissue. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 are expressed in esophagus. Neither isoform is expressed in liver, kidney, colon and small intestine (PubMed:18004212).
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for UGT1A7 Gene

Primer Products

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  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for UGT1A7 Gene

Orthologs for UGT1A7 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for UGT1A7 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ugt1a9 35
  • 81.44 (n)
  • 80.98 (a)
Ugt1a10 36
  • 79 (a)
Ugt1a7c 36
  • 78 (a)
Ugt1a8 36
  • 78 (a)
Ugt1a9 36
  • 80 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ugt1a8 35
  • 81.96 (n)
  • 79.8 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MGC152010 36
  • 43 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 65 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UGT1A7 36
  • 99 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 36
  • 59 (a)
-- 36
  • 42 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 39 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ugt1a7 36
  • 49 (a)
ugt1b1 36
  • 46 (a)
ugt1b2 36
  • 45 (a)
ugt1b3 36
  • 45 (a)
ugt1b4 36
  • 46 (a)
ugt1b5 36
  • 45 (a)
Species with no ortholog for UGT1A7:
  • 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)
  • 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 UGT1A7 Gene

Gene Tree for UGT1A7 (if available)
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Paralogs for UGT1A7 Gene Pseudogenes for UGT1A7 Gene

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Variants for UGT1A7 Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UGT1A7 Gene

There are four common allelic UGT1A7 variants which exhibit significant differences in catalytic activity towards 3-, 7-, and 9-hydroxy-benzo(a)pyrene. UGT1A7*3 exhibits a 5.8-fold lower relative Vmax compared to UGT1A7*1, whereas UGT1A7*2 and UGT1A7*4 have a 2.6- and 2.8-fold lower relative Vmax than UGT1A7*1, respectively, suggesting that these mutations confer slow glucuronidation phenotype

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UGT1A7 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_015556 -
VAR_015557 -
VAR_015558 -
VAR_052462 -

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UGT1A7 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2721666 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv876016 CNV Gain 21882294
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

Variation tolerance for UGT1A7 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 78.64% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.08; 22.02% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for UGT1A7 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

Disorders for UGT1A7 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for UGT1A7 Gene - From: DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
gilbert syndrome
  • gilbert's disease
irinotecan toxicity
bilirubin metabolic disorder
  • hyperbilirubinemia
hepatocellular carcinoma
  • hepatocellular carcinoma, somatic
colorectal cancer
  • colorectal cancer, somatic
- elite association

Relevant External Links for UGT1A7

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 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for UGT1A7 Gene

Publications for UGT1A7 Gene

  1. Troglitazone glucuronidation in human liver and intestine microsomes: high catalytic activity of UGT1A8 and UGT1A10. (PMID: 12433820) Watanabe Y. … Yokoi T. (Drug Metab. Dispos. 2002) 23 25 67
  2. Thirteen UDP-glucuronosyltransferase genes are encoded at the human UGT1 gene complex locus. (PMID: 11434514) Gong Q.H. … Popescu N.C. (Pharmacogenetics 2001) 2 23 67
  3. Comparison of the drug-drug interactions potential of erlotinib and gefitinib via inhibition of UDP-glucuronosyltransferases. (PMID: 19850672) Liu Y. … Ratain M.J. (Drug Metab. Dispos. 2010) 23 67
  4. Phase II metabolism of hesperetin by individual UDP-glucuronosyltransferases and sulfotransferases and rat and human tissue samples. (PMID: 20056724) Brand W. … Rietjens I.M. (Drug Metab. Dispos. 2010) 23 67
  5. Use of glucuronidation fingerprinting to describe and predict mono- and dihydroxyflavone metabolism by recombinant UGT isoforms and human intestinal and liver microsomes. (PMID: 20297805) Tang L. … Hu M. (Mol. Pharm. 2010) 23 67

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