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Aliases for XKR6 Gene

Aliases for XKR6 Gene

  • XK Related 6 2 3 5
  • XK, Kell Blood Group Complex Subunit-Related Family, Member 6 2 3
  • X Kell Blood Group Precursor-Related Family, Member 6 2 3
  • C8orf21 3 4
  • C8orf5 3 4
  • C8orf7 3 4
  • XRG6 3 4
  • Chromosome 8 Open Reading Frame 21 2
  • Chromosome 8 Open Reading Frame 7 2
  • Chromosome 8 Open Reading Frame 5 2
  • X-Linked Kx Blood Group Related 6 3
  • Transmembrane Protein C8orf5 3
  • XK-Related Protein 6 3

External Ids for XKR6 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for XKR6 Gene

  • C8orf7
  • C8orf21
  • C8orf5

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for XKR6 Gene

  • GC08M010794
  • GC08M009683

Summaries for XKR6 Gene

GeneCards Summary for XKR6 Gene

XKR6 (XK Related 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with XKR6 include Keratolytic Winter Erythema. An important paralog of this gene is XKR4.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for XKR6 Gene

Genomics for XKR6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for XKR6 Gene

Enhancers for XKR6 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
GH08F011178 0.7 FANTOM5 14.2 +22.4 22432 0.2 JUND ZNF600 XKR6 ENSG00000254936 MTMR9 RPL17P29 GC08M011176
GH08F011177 0.4 Ensembl 11.4 +23.5 23481 0.6 KLF1 KLF17 PRDM10 ZBTB20 XKR6 ENSG00000254936 RPL17P29 GC08M011176
GH08F011174 0.7 FANTOM5 11.4 +26.5 26543 0.4 CTCF SCRT2 ENSG00000255310 XKR6 ENSG00000254936 RPL17P29 ENSG00000254556
GH08F011168 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE 11.2 +32.3 32333 1.4 ZNF680 ENSG00000254936 XKR6 ENSG00000269918 RPL17P29 ENSG00000254556
GH08F011092 0.5 Ensembl 11.1 +108.9 108881 0.2 THRB ZSCAN9 RARA GATAD1 ZNF143 NFE2 HOMEZ MAFK MIXL1 THAP11 LOC101929269 XKR6 ENSG00000254936 ENSG00000269918
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around XKR6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for XKR6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001385845 881 3800 HDGF PKNOX1 SIN3A GLI4 ZNF2 YY1 GLIS2 CBX5 ZNF143 KLF7

Genomic Location for XKR6 Gene

10,896,045 bp from pter
11,201,381 bp from pter
305,337 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for XKR6 Gene

Genes around XKR6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
XKR6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for XKR6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for XKR6 Gene

Proteins for XKR6 Gene

  • Protein details for XKR6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    XK-related protein 6
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8TBA0

    Protein attributes for XKR6 Gene

    641 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    71638 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for XKR6 Gene


neXtProt entry for XKR6 Gene

Post-translational modifications for XKR6 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for XKR6 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for XKR6 Gene

Domains & Families for XKR6 Gene

Gene Families for XKR6 Gene

Protein Domains for XKR6 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for XKR6 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the XK family.
  • Belongs to the XK family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with XKR6: view

Function for XKR6 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with XKR6: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for XKR6 Gene

Localization for XKR6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for XKR6 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for XKR6 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for XKR6 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for XKR6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016020 membrane IBA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with XKR6: view

Pathways & Interactions for XKR6 Gene

SuperPathways for XKR6 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for XKR6 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000416707 Q5GH73-XKR6_HUMAN for XKR6 Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for XKR6 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for XKR6 Gene

Transcripts for XKR6 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for XKR6 Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(5) Additional mRNA sequences :
(10) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(4) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for XKR6 Gene

XK, Kell blood group complex subunit-related family, member 6:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for XKR6 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for XKR6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for XKR6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for XKR6 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for XKR6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for XKR6 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for XKR6 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for XKR6 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of XKR6 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for XKR6 Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with XKR6: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for XKR6 Gene

Orthologs for XKR6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for XKR6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia XKR6 35
  • 96 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia XKR6 34 35
  • 95.66 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia XKR6 34 35
  • 95.46 (n)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia XKR6 34
  • 93.22 (n)
XKR5 35
  • 18 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Xkr6 34 16 35
  • 92.62 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Xkr6 34
  • 92.52 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 12 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves XKR6 34 35
  • 87.06 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia XKR6 35
  • 91 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia xkr6 34
  • 80.19 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.17018 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii XKR6 (1 of 2) 35
  • 78 (a)
xkr6 34 35
  • 71.99 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000599 34
  • 46.78 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG32579 34 35
  • 38.1 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ced-8 34 35
  • 42 (n)
Species where no ortholog for XKR6 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for XKR6 Gene

Gene Tree for XKR6 (if available)
Gene Tree for XKR6 (if available)

Paralogs for XKR6 Gene

Paralogs for XKR6 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for XKR6 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with XKR6: view

Variants for XKR6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for XKR6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10081405 -- 11,115,869(+) CTTCT(A/G)TAATT intron-variant
rs10085919 -- 11,178,547(+) GTAAA(A/T)ATATA intron-variant
rs10086171 -- 10,999,376(+) AAATT(G/T)TATTT intron-variant
rs10086521 -- 10,926,259(+) GATGC(C/T)GGAGT intron-variant
rs10086778 -- 10,956,630(+) GGGGC(A/T)TTCCG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for XKR6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv448n21 CNV loss 19592680
dgv7011n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv7013n100 CNV loss 25217958
esv1006630 CNV insertion 20482838
esv1732990 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1926132 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2147573 CNV deletion 18987734
esv25007 CNV gain 19812545
esv2506669 CNV insertion 19546169
esv2667237 CNV deletion 23128226
esv275517 CNV gain+loss 21479260
esv3447417 CNV duplication 20981092
esv3572511 CNV loss 25503493
esv3616235 CNV loss 21293372
esv3616237 CNV loss 21293372
esv3616238 CNV loss 21293372
esv3616240 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1019796 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1022434 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1027845 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1077515 CNV duplication 25765185
nsv1119167 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1137609 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv397981 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv516033 CNV loss 19592680
nsv519941 CNV loss 19592680
nsv521721 CNV loss 19592680
nsv522127 CNV loss 19592680
nsv831232 CNV loss 17160897
nsv831233 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for XKR6 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 8.65% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.19; 23.92% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for XKR6 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for XKR6 Gene

Disorders for XKR6 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for XKR6 Gene - From: GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
keratolytic winter erythema
  • erythrokeratolysis hiemalis ichthyosis
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search XKR6 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for XKR6

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with XKR6: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for XKR6 Gene

Publications for XKR6 Gene

  1. A targeted association study in systemic lupus erythematosus identifies multiple susceptibility alleles. (PMID: 20962850) Budarf M.L. … Rioux J.D. (Genes Immun. 2011) 3 46 64
  2. Investigation of variants identified in caucasian genome-wide association studies for plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides levels in Mexican dyslipidemic study samples. (PMID: 20160193) Weissglas-Volkov D. … Pajukanta P. (Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2010) 3 46 64
  3. Common variants at 30 loci contribute to polygenic dyslipidemia. (PMID: 19060906) Kathiresan S. … Cupples L.A. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 46 64
  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) 3 4 64
  5. Genome-wide association analysis of eosinophilic esophagitis provides insight into the tissue specificity of this allergic disease. (PMID: 25017104) Kottyan L.C. … Rothenberg M.E. (Nat. Genet. 2014) 3 64

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