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Aliases for WDR36 Gene

Aliases for WDR36 Gene

  • WD Repeat Domain 36 2 3
  • T-Cell Activation WD Repeat-Containing Protein 3 4
  • TA-WDRP 3 4
  • T-Cell Activation WD Repeat Protein 3
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G 2
  • TAWDRP 3
  • UTP21 3
  • GLC1G 3

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Previous HGNC Symbols for WDR36 Gene

  • GLC1G

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for WDR36 Gene

  • GC05P110505
  • GC05P110455
  • GC05P110427
  • GC05P105606

Summaries for WDR36 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for WDR36 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the WD repeat protein family. WD repeats are minimally conserved regions of approximately 40 amino acids typically bracketed by gly-his and trp-asp (GH-WD), which may facilitate formation of heterotrimeric or multiprotein complexes. Members of this family are involved in a variety of cellular processes, including cell cycle progression, signal transduction, apoptosis, and gene regulation. Mutations in this gene have been associated with adult-onset primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for WDR36 Gene

WDR36 (WD Repeat Domain 36) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with WDR36 include glaucoma 1, open angle, g and open-angle glaucoma. Among its related pathways are Ribosome biogenesis in eukaryotes. GO annotations related to this gene include poly(A) RNA binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR36 Gene

  • Involved in the nucleolar processing of SSU 18S rRNA. Involved in T-cell activation and highly coregulated with IL2.

Gene Wiki entry for WDR36 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for WDR36 Gene

Genomics for WDR36 Gene

Regulatory Elements for WDR36 Gene

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Genomic Location for WDR36 Gene

111,091,716 bp from pter
111,130,502 bp from pter
38,787 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for WDR36 Gene

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Genomic Location for WDR36 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for WDR36 Gene

Proteins for WDR36 Gene

  • Protein details for WDR36 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    WD repeat-containing protein 36
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A2RUS4
    • Q68E02
    • Q8N1Q2

    Protein attributes for WDR36 Gene

    951 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    105322 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Depletion of WDR36 mRNA in cultured cells causes apoptotic cell death and consistently associates with a reduced 21S rRNA and delay of 18S rRNA maturation.
    • Sequence=BAC04527.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for WDR36 Gene

Proteomics data for WDR36 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for WDR36 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 284, Lys 413, Lys 446, Lys 814, Lys 824, and Lys 839
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for WDR36 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for WDR36 Gene

Domains & Families for WDR36 Gene

Gene Families for WDR36 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for WDR36 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The WD repeats are grouped into two tandem seven-bladed beta-propeller regions.
  • Contains 14 WD repeats.
  • The WD repeats are grouped into two tandem seven-bladed beta-propeller regions.
  • Contains 14 WD repeats.
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Function for WDR36 Gene

Molecular function for WDR36 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in the nucleolar processing of SSU 18S rRNA. Involved in T-cell activation and highly coregulated with IL2.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for WDR36 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0044822 poly(A) RNA binding IDA 22658674
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miRNA for WDR36 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target WDR36

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for WDR36 Gene

Localization for WDR36 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR36 Gene

Nucleus, nucleolus.

Subcellular locations from

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Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for WDR36 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
GO:0005730 nucleolus IDA --
GO:0032040 small-subunit processome IBA --
GO:0034388 Pwp2p-containing subcomplex of 90S preribosome IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for WDR36 Gene

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Pathways by source for WDR36 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for WDR36 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for WDR36 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001895 retina homeostasis IEA --
GO:0006364 rRNA processing IBA --
GO:0007601 visual perception IEA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0030516 regulation of axon extension IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for WDR36 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for WDR36 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for WDR36 Gene

Unigene Clusters for WDR36 Gene

WD repeat domain 36:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for WDR36 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20 ^ 21 ^ 22 ^ 23a · 23b
SP1: -
SP2: - - -

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Expression for WDR36 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for WDR36 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for WDR36 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in CD8 Tcells (7.2), Testis (7.2), and Fetal ovary (6.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for WDR36 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for WDR36 Gene Hs.533237

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for WDR36 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in heart, placenta, liver, skeletal muscle, kidney and pancreas. In ocular tissues, strong expression in iris, sclera, ciliary muscle, ciliary body, retina and optic nerve.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for WDR36 Gene

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for WDR36 Gene

Orthologs for WDR36 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for WDR36 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia WDR36 35
  • 90.65 (n)
  • 92.51 (a)
WDR36 36
  • 89 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia WDR36 35
  • 91.54 (n)
  • 92.36 (a)
WDR36 36
  • 92 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Wdr36 35
  • 86.85 (n)
  • 88.85 (a)
Wdr36 16
Wdr36 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia WDR36 35
  • 99.51 (n)
  • 99.47 (a)
WDR36 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC688637 35
  • 86.41 (n)
  • 89.16 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia WDR36 36
  • 80 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia WDR36 36
  • 75 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves WDR36 35
  • 73.25 (n)
  • 73.93 (a)
WDR36 36
  • 73 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia WDR36 36
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.768 35
wdr36 35
  • 67.72 (n)
  • 69.23 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC53182 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wdr36 35
  • 65.43 (n)
  • 65.35 (a)
wufb33e10 35
wdr36 36
  • 65 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2846 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004557 35
  • 49.66 (n)
  • 43.88 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG9799 35
  • 48.3 (n)
  • 40.5 (a)
CG9799 36
  • 39 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea Y45F10D.7 36
  • 28 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AER081C 35
  • 45.46 (n)
  • 35.04 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0B02827g 35
  • 46.42 (n)
  • 34.93 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes UTP21 35
  • 46.33 (n)
  • 34.42 (a)
UTP21 36
  • 31 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT4G04940 35
  • 48.31 (n)
  • 39.72 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.11006 35
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU07011 35
  • 43.82 (n)
  • 34.79 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes SPCC1672.07 35
  • 47.71 (n)
  • 37.3 (a)
Species with no ortholog for WDR36:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for WDR36 Gene

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Paralogs for WDR36 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for WDR36 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for WDR36 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for WDR36 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_024700 -
VAR_025963 -
VAR_025964 -
VAR_025965 -
VAR_025966 Glaucoma 1, open angle, G (GLC1G)

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for WDR36 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv519338 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv882707 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for WDR36 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 18.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.81; 66.98% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for WDR36 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WDR36 Gene

Disorders for WDR36 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for WDR36 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
glaucoma 1, open angle, g
  • primary open angle glaucoma 1g
open-angle glaucoma
  • pigmentary glaucoma
primary congenital glaucoma
low tension glaucoma
  • normal tension glaucoma
glaucoma 1, open angle, e
  • primary open angle glaucoma
- elite association
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  • Glaucoma 1, open angle, G (GLC1G) [MIM:609887]: A form of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). POAG is characterized by a specific pattern of optic nerve and visual field defects. The angle of the anterior chamber of the eye is open, and usually the intraocular pressure is increased. However, glaucoma can occur at any intraocular pressure. The disease is generally asymptomatic until the late stages, by which time significant and irreversible optic nerve damage has already taken place. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:15677485}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for WDR36

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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Publications for WDR36 Gene

  1. Identification of a novel adult-onset primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) gene on 5q22.1. (PMID: 15677485) Monemi S. … Sarfarazi M. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2005) 2 23 67
  2. Multiple gene polymorphisms analysis revealed a different profile of genetic polymorphisms of primary open-angle glaucoma in northern Chinese. (PMID: 19145250) Jia L.Y. … Wang N.L. (Mol. Vis. 2009) 23 67
  3. [Genetic variants of CYP1B1 and WDR36 in the patients with primary congenital glaucoma and primary open angle glaucoma from Saint-Petersburg]. (PMID: 20198978) Motushchuk A.E. … Vasil'ev V.B. (Genetika 2009) 23 67
  4. Correction of the disease phenotype of myocilin-causing glaucoma by a natural osmolyte. (PMID: 19234343) Jia L.Y. … Yam G.H. (Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2009) 23 67
  5. Different WDR36 mutation pattern in Chinese patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. (PMID: 19347049) Fan B.J. … Pang C.P. (Mol. Vis. 2009) 23 67

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