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Aliases for WDR19 Gene

Aliases for WDR19 Gene

  • WD Repeat Domain 19 2 3 5
  • Intraflagellar Transport 144 Homolog (Chlamydomonas) 2
  • Intraflagellar Transport 144 Homolog 3
  • WD Repeat Membrane Protein PWDMP 3
  • KIAA1638 4
  • IFT144 3
  • NPHP13 3
  • Orf26 3
  • DYF-2 3
  • Oseg6 3
  • PWDMP 3
  • SRTD5 3
  • CED4 3
  • ATD5 3

External Ids for WDR19 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for WDR19 Gene

  • GC00U991193
  • GC04P039006
  • GC04P038860
  • GC04P038508

Summaries for WDR19 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for WDR19 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the WD (tryptophan-aspartic acid) repeat family, which is a large family of structurally-related proteins known to participate in a wide range of cellular processes. Each WD repeat typically contains about 40 amino acids that are usually bracketed by glycine-histidine and tryptophan-aspartic acid (WD) dipeptides. This protein contains six WD repeats, three transmembrane domains, and a clathrin heavy-chain repeat. Mutations in this gene have been described in individuals with a wide range of disorders affecting function of the cilium. These disorders are known as ciliopathies, and include Jeune syndrome, Sensenbrenner syndromes, Senior-Loken syndrome, combined or isolated nephronophthisis (NPHP), and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2015]

GeneCards Summary for WDR19 Gene

WDR19 (WD Repeat Domain 19) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with WDR19 include Short-Rib Thoracic Dysplasia 5 With Or Without Polydactyly and Cranioectodermal Dysplasia 4. Among its related pathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Intraflagellar transport.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR19 Gene

  • Component of the IFT complex A (IFT-A), a complex required for retrograde ciliary transport. Involved in cilia function and/or assembly (By similarity).

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for WDR19 Gene

Genomics for WDR19 Gene

Regulatory Elements for WDR19 Gene

Enhancers for WDR19 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around WDR19 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for WDR19 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around WDR19 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for WDR19 Gene

39,182,189 bp from pter
39,285,810 bp from pter
103,622 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for WDR19 Gene

Genes around WDR19 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
WDR19 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for WDR19 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for WDR19 Gene

Proteins for WDR19 Gene

  • Protein details for WDR19 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    WD repeat-containing protein 19
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B5MEF2
    • Q8N5B4
    • Q9H5S0
    • Q9HCD4

    Protein attributes for WDR19 Gene

    1342 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    151581 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the IFT complex A (IFT-A).
    • Sequence=AAH32578.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=421; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for WDR19 Gene


neXtProt entry for WDR19 Gene

Proteomics data for WDR19 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for WDR19 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for WDR19 Gene

Domains & Families for WDR19 Gene

Protein Domains for WDR19 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 6 TPR repeats.
  • Contains 6 TPR repeats.
  • Contains 6 WD repeats.
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Function for WDR19 Gene

Molecular function for WDR19 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Component of the IFT complex A (IFT-A), a complex required for retrograde ciliary transport. Involved in cilia function and/or assembly (By similarity).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
By androgenic hormones. Expression increased 3-fold in an androgen-stimulated androgen-sensitive prostate adenocarcinoma cell line compared with androgen-deprived cells.
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Human Phenotype Ontology for WDR19 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

miRNA for WDR19 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target WDR19

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for WDR19 Gene

Localization for WDR19 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR19 Gene

Cell projection, cilium. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, cilium basal body. Note=Localizes to photoreceptor connecting cilia, to the base of motile cilia in brain ependymal cells and to the base of and along primary cilia in kidney cells. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for WDR19 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for WDR19 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 3
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for WDR19 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0030991 intraciliary transport particle A IEA,IDA 20889716
GO:0097542 ciliary tip TAS --
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Pathways & Interactions for WDR19 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for WDR19 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for WDR19 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development IEA --
GO:0006996 organelle organization TAS --
GO:0007224 smoothened signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0030326 embryonic limb morphogenesis IEA --
GO:0042471 ear morphogenesis IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for WDR19 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for WDR19 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for WDR19 Gene

Unigene Clusters for WDR19 Gene

WD repeat domain 19:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for WDR19 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for WDR19 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for WDR19 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for WDR19 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for WDR19 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (22.6), Bone marrow stromal cell (21.7), Heart (8.2), and Ovary (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for WDR19 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for WDR19 Gene Hs.438482

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for WDR19 Gene

Tissue specificity: Some isoforms are tissue-specific. Highly expressed in the prostate. Lower expression in the cerebellum, pituitary gland, fetal lung, and pancreas. In normal prostate, expressed in both basal and luminal epithelial cells. No expression detected in fibromuscular stromal cells, endothelial cells, or infiltrating lymphocytes. Uniformed expression in prostate adenocarcinoma cells.
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Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for WDR19 Gene

Orthologs for WDR19 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for WDR19 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia WDR19 35
  • 90.31 (n)
  • 91.57 (a)
WDR19 36
  • 91 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia WDR19 35
  • 91.23 (n)
  • 92.53 (a)
WDR19 36
  • 92 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Wdr19 35
  • 86.18 (n)
  • 89.63 (a)
Wdr19 16
Wdr19 36
  • 90 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia WDR19 35
  • 99.65 (n)
  • 99.85 (a)
WDR19 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Wdr19 35
  • 85.58 (n)
  • 89.93 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia WDR19 36
  • 86 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia WDR19 36
  • 84 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves WDR19 35
  • 78.06 (n)
  • 82.5 (a)
WDR19 36
  • 82 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia WDR19 36
  • 79 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.20003 35
wdr19 35
  • 70.77 (n)
  • 76.62 (a)
wdr19 36
  • 76 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP010418 35
  • 35.92 (n)
  • 22.58 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Oseg6 35
  • 50.65 (n)
  • 42.39 (a)
Oseg6 36
  • 41 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea dyf-2 35
  • 49.97 (n)
  • 40.91 (a)
dyf-2 36
  • 38 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.14432 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 57 (a)
Species with no ortholog for WDR19:
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for WDR19 Gene

Gene Tree for WDR19 (if available)
Gene Tree for WDR19 (if available)

Paralogs for WDR19 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for WDR19 Gene using alignment to 9 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for WDR19 Gene

Variants for WDR19 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for WDR19 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs16995209 - 39,266,129(+) ACGAT(A/G)GCATG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
VAR_067312 Short-rib thoracic dysplasia 5 with or without polydactyly (SRTD5)
VAR_067313 Nephronophthisis 13 (NPHP13)
VAR_067314 Cranioectodermal dysplasia 4 (CED4)
VAR_067314 Senior-Loken syndrome 8 (SLSN8)

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for WDR19 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv878940 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2424590 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2615856 CNV Deletion 19546169

Variation tolerance for WDR19 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 37.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.72; 73.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for WDR19 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR19 Gene

Disorders for WDR19 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(15) MalaCards diseases for WDR19 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
short-rib thoracic dysplasia 5 with or without polydactyly
  • asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy 5
cranioectodermal dysplasia 4
  • sensenbrenner syndrome 4
senior-loken syndrome 8
  • slsn8
nephronophthisis 13
  • nphp13
asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy
  • ataxia telangiectasia
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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  • Cranioectodermal dysplasia 4 (CED4) [MIM:614378]: A disorder primarily characterized by craniofacial, skeletal and ectodermal abnormalities. Clinical features include craniosynostosis, narrow rib cage, short limbs, brachydactyly, hypoplastic and widely spaced teeth, sparse hair, skin laxity and abnormal nails. Nephronophthisis leading to progressive renal failure, hepatic fibrosis, heart defects, and retinitis pigmentosa have also been described. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22019273}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Nephronophthisis 13 (NPHP13) [MIM:614377]: An autosomal recessive disorder resulting in end-stage renal disease. It is a progressive tubulo-interstitial kidney disorder histologically characterized by modifications of the tubules with thickening of the basement membrane, interstitial fibrosis and, in the advanced stages, medullary cysts. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22019273}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Senior-Loken syndrome 8 (SLSN8) [MIM:616307]: A renal-retinal disorder characterized by progressive wasting of the filtering unit of the kidney (nephronophthisis), with or without medullary cystic renal disease, and progressive eye disease. Typically this disorder becomes apparent during the first year of life. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:23559409, ECO:0000269 PubMed:23683095}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Short-rib thoracic dysplasia 5 with or without polydactyly (SRTD5) [MIM:614376]: A form of short-rib thoracic dysplasia, a group of autosomal recessive ciliopathies that are characterized by a constricted thoracic cage, short ribs, shortened tubular bones, and a trident appearance of the acetabular roof. Polydactyly is variably present. Non-skeletal involvement can include cleft lip/palate as well as anomalies of major organs such as the brain, eye, heart, kidneys, liver, pancreas, intestines, and genitalia. Some forms of the disease are lethal in the neonatal period due to respiratory insufficiency secondary to a severely restricted thoracic cage, whereas others are compatible with life. Disease spectrum encompasses Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy (Jeune syndrome), Mainzer-Saldino syndrome, and short rib-polydactyly syndrome. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22019273}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for WDR19

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for WDR19 Gene

Publications for WDR19 Gene

  1. Isolation and characterization of human and mouse WDR19,a novel WD- repeat protein exhibiting androgen-regulated expression in prostate epithelium. (PMID: 12906858) Lin B. … Nelson P.S. (Genomics 2003) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Ciliopathies with skeletal anomalies and renal insufficiency due to mutations in the IFT-A gene WDR19. (PMID: 22019273) Bredrup C. … Arts H.H. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2011) 2 3
  3. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  4. Mutations in WDR19 encoding the intraflagellar transport component IFT144 cause a broad spectrum of ciliopathies. (PMID: 24504730) Fehrenbach H. … Bergmann C. (Pediatr. Nephrol. 2014) 3
  5. Heritability and genetic association analysis of cognition in theA Diabetes Heart Study. (PMID: 24684796) Cox A.J. … Bowden D.W. (Neurobiol. Aging 2014) 3

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