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Aliases for UOX Gene

Aliases for UOX Gene

  • Urate Oxidase (Pseudogene) 2 3 5
  • Urate Oxidase 2
  • UOXP 3

External Ids for UOX Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UOX Gene

  • GC01U990181
  • GC01M084602
  • GC01M084830
  • GC01M082940

Summaries for UOX Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for UOX Gene

  • Urate oxidase is an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of uric acid to allantoin. This gene has been inactivated by mutation and is nonfunctional in humans and some other primates. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for UOX Gene

UOX (Urate Oxidase (Pseudogene)) is a Pseudogene.

Gene Wiki entry for UOX Gene

Additional gene information for UOX Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UOX Gene

Genomics for UOX Gene

Regulatory Elements for UOX Gene

Enhancers for UOX 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
GH01H084364 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.1 +31.8 31758 2.9 ATF1 RAD21 ZEB1 RFX5 ZNF366 RCOR1 FOS SMARCC1 CEBPB ZNF589 UOX DNASE2B RPF1 GC01M084160
GH01H084298 1.3 ENCODE dbSUPER 10.1 +96.8 96818 6.8 HDGF ARNT SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF143 SP3 REST GLIS1 ENSG00000271576 BCL10 DNASE2B UOX RPF1 SAMD13 ENSG00000199959 ENSG00000249237
GH01H084432 1 Ensembl ENCODE 11.1 -36.6 -36634 3.3 CTCF PKNOX1 ZNF384 RAD21 RFX5 CC2D1A POLR2A SCRT2 SMC3 ZNF143 DNASE2B SPATA1 GNG5 UOX SAMD13 RPF1 ENSG00000199959 GC01M084333
GH01H084270 1 Ensembl ENCODE 9.8 +125.7 125728 3.2 PKNOX1 KLF1 ELF1 GABPA JUND POLR2A EED IKZF1 MLLT1 RUNX3 DNASE2B UOX RPF1 SYDE2 SAMD13 GC01P084245
GH01H084374 0.8 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.6 +21.3 21336 3.4 JUND TAL1 FOS ATF7 ATF2 DNASE2B UOX ENSG00000199959 RPF1 GC01M084160
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around UOX on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for UOX Gene

Genomic Locations for UOX Gene
34,188 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for UOX Gene

Genes around UOX on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for UOX Gene

Proteins for UOX Gene

Post-translational modifications for UOX Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for UOX Gene

Domains & Families for UOX Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

No data available for Gene Families , Protein Domains , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UOX Gene

Function for UOX Gene

Molecular function for UOX Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
urate-oxidase,rat sequence homolog (not expressed in humans)

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for UOX Gene

Animal Model Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UOX Gene

Localization for UOX Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS , Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UOX Gene

Pathways & Interactions for UOX Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for UOX Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UOX Gene


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

Drugs & Compounds for UOX Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for UOX Gene

mRNA/cDNA for UOX Gene

(1) Additional mRNA sequences :
(6) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(5) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for UOX Gene

Urate oxidase, pseudogene:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for UOX Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UOX Gene

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

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

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x12.4) and Brain - Caudate (basal ganglia) (x4.2).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of UOX Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UOX Gene:

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

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for UOX Gene

Orthologs for UOX Gene

Evolution for UOX Gene

Gene Tree for UOX (if available)
Gene Tree for UOX (if available)

No data available for Orthologs for UOX Gene

Paralogs for UOX Gene

No data available for Paralogs for UOX Gene

Variants for UOX Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UOX Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1000018842 -- 84,374,484(+) AGGTA(C/G)TATGA intron-variant
rs1000069766 -- 84,374,224(+) TTTGA(C/T)CCTTT intron-variant
rs1000201272 -- 84,369,262(+) TCAAA(C/T)ACCCT intron-variant
rs1000253686 -- 84,368,989(+) TGAAA(C/T)AAAAC intron-variant
rs1000429613 -- 84,375,823(+) CTACC(A/C)TTTAG intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv830437 CNV gain+loss 17160897
nsv830426 CNV gain 17160897
nsv1744 CNV insertion 18451855
esv3577990 CNV loss 25503493
esv2677432 CNV deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for UOX Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Variation tolerance for UOX Gene

Disorders for UOX Gene

Relevant External Links for UOX

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for UOX Gene.

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

Publications for UOX Gene

  1. Localization of the human urate oxidase gene (UOX) to 1p22. (PMID: 1395718) Yeldandi AV … Le Beau MM (Cytogenetics and cell genetics 1992) 2 3 60
  2. Two independent mutational events in the loss of urate oxidase during hominoid evolution. (PMID: 1556746) Wu XW … Caskey CT (Journal of molecular evolution 1992) 2 3 60
  3. Evolutionary history and metabolic insights of ancient mammalian uricases. (PMID: 24550457) Kratzer JT … Gaucher EA (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2014) 3 60
  4. Serum ferritin levels are associated with a distinct phenotype of chronic hepatitis C poorly responding to pegylated interferon-alpha and ribavirin therapy. (PMID: 22095909) Lange CM … Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study Group (Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 2012) 3 60
  5. Identification and analysis of unitary pseudogenes: historic and contemporary gene losses in humans and other primates. (PMID: 20210993) Zhang ZD … Gerstein M (Genome biology 2010) 3 60

Products for UOX Gene

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