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Aliases for WDR17 Gene

Aliases for WDR17 Gene

  • WD Repeat Domain 17 2 3
  • EC 63
  • EC 6.1.1 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for WDR17 Gene

  • GC00U991124
  • GC04P177538
  • GC04P177683
  • GC04P177362
  • GC04P177224
  • GC04P176987
  • GC04P172737

Summaries for WDR17 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for WDR17 Gene

  • This gene encodes a WD repeat-containing protein. It is abundantly expressed in retina and testis, and is thought to be a candidate gene for retinal disease. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2009]

GeneCards Summary for WDR17 Gene

WDR17 (WD Repeat Domain 17) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is PEX7.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for WDR17 Gene

Genomics for WDR17 Gene

Regulatory Elements for WDR17 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for WDR17 Gene

176,065,834 bp from pter
176,182,828 bp from pter
116,995 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for WDR17 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for WDR17 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for WDR17 Gene

Proteins for WDR17 Gene

  • Protein details for WDR17 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    WD repeat-containing protein 17
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E7EQX0
    • Q0QD35

    Protein attributes for WDR17 Gene

    1322 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    147703 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BC146812; Type=Frameshift; Positions=268; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for WDR17 Gene


neXtProt entry for WDR17 Gene

Proteomics data for WDR17 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for WDR17 Gene

Post-translational modifications for WDR17 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for WDR17 Gene

Domains for WDR17 Gene

Gene Families for WDR17 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for WDR17 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 12 WD repeats.
  • Contains 12 WD repeats.
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Function for WDR17 Gene

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for WDR17 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for WDR17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with WDR17: view

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miRNA for WDR17 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target WDR17

No data available for Molecular function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for WDR17 Gene

Localization for WDR17 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for WDR17 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for WDR17 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for WDR17 Gene

Pathways for WDR17 Gene

SuperPathways for WDR17 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for WDR17 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q8IZU2-WDR17_HUMAN for WDR17 Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for WDR17 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for WDR17 Gene

Transcripts for WDR17 Gene

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for WDR17 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for WDR17 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for WDR17 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for WDR17 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for WDR17 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Monocytes (26.6), Fetal Brain (16.0), Frontal cortex (8.8), and Retina (7.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for WDR17 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for WDR17 Gene Hs.532056

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Expression partners for WDR17 Gene

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Primer Products

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for WDR17 Gene

Orthologs for WDR17 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for WDR17 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia WDR17 35
  • 88.61 (n)
  • 91.4 (a)
WDR17 36
  • 91 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia WDR17 35
  • 89.56 (n)
  • 91.35 (a)
WDR17 36
  • 91 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Wdr17 35
  • 86.23 (n)
  • 88.53 (a)
Wdr17 16
Wdr17 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia WDR17 35
  • 99.55 (n)
  • 99.47 (a)
WDR17 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Wdr17 35
  • 86.45 (n)
  • 87.75 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia WDR17 36
  • 85 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia WDR17 36
  • 83 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves WDR17 35
  • 79.69 (n)
  • 83.4 (a)
WDR17 36
  • 83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia WDR17 36
  • 85 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia wdr17 35
  • 76.51 (n)
  • 85.51 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wdr17 35
  • 71.66 (n)
  • 81.9 (a)
wdr17 36
  • 81 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PEX7 36
  • 17 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 38 (a)
Species with no ortholog for WDR17:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 WDR17 Gene

Gene Tree for WDR17 (if available)
Gene Tree for WDR17 (if available)

Paralogs for WDR17 Gene

Paralogs for WDR17 Gene

(5) SIMAP similar genes for WDR17 Gene using alignment to 6 proteins:

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Variants for WDR17 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for WDR17 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs922846 -- 176,126,528(+) GCATC(A/C)GTGGA intron-variant
rs1185564 -- 176,095,523(-) CTGGC(A/C)TAGGA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1385614 -- 176,071,888(+) CTTTC(C/T)GTATC intron-variant
rs1385615 -- 176,072,032(+) GACCT(C/T)ATTCT intron-variant
rs1385616 -- 176,076,622(+) TGATA(C/T)GATTT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for WDR17 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2728772 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv34137 CNV Loss 18971310
esv2728774 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv510894 CNV Complex 20534489
esv27476 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv822849 CNV Loss 20364138

Relevant External Links for WDR17 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR17 Gene

Disorders for WDR17 Gene

Relevant External Links for WDR17

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for WDR17 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for WDR17 Gene

Publications for WDR17 Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of WDR17, a novel WD repeat-containing gene on chromosome 4q34. (PMID: 12401215) Stohr H. … Weber B.H.F. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2002) 2 3 4
  2. Mapping of transcription start sites of human retina expressed genes. (PMID: 17286855) Roni V. … Wissinger B. (BMC Genomics 2007) 3 4
  3. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48
  4. 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) 4
  5. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 4

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