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Aliases for KIF15 Gene

Aliases for KIF15 Gene

  • Kinesin Family Member 15 2 3
  • Serologically Defined Breast Cancer Antigen NY-BR-62 3 4
  • Kinesin-Like Protein 2 3 4
  • Kinesin-Like Protein 7 3 4
  • Kinesin-Like 7 2 3
  • HKLP2 3 4
  • KNSL7 3 4
  • Kinesin-Like Protein KIF15 3
  • NY-BR-62 3
  • KLP2 4

External Ids for KIF15 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for KIF15 Gene

  • KNSL7

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KIF15 Gene

  • GC03P044779

Summaries for KIF15 Gene

GeneCards Summary for KIF15 Gene

KIF15 (Kinesin Family Member 15) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KIF15 include breast cancer. Among its related pathways are Class I MHC mediated antigen processing and presentation and Hemostasis. GO annotations related to this gene include microtubule binding and motor activity. An important paralog of this gene is KIF5C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF15 Gene

  • Plus-end directed kinesin-like motor enzyme involved in mitotic spindle assembly.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KIF15 Gene

Genomics for KIF15 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KIF15 Gene

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Genomic Location for KIF15 Gene

44,761,715 bp from pter
44,873,376 bp from pter
111,662 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for KIF15 Gene

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Genomic Location for KIF15 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for KIF15 Gene

Proteins for KIF15 Gene

  • Protein details for KIF15 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Kinesin-like protein KIF15
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q17RV9
    • Q69YL6
    • Q96JX7
    • Q9H280

    Protein attributes for KIF15 Gene

    1388 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    160160 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with MKI67 and TPX2.
    • Sequence=AAG48261.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=Several; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for KIF15 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for KIF15 Gene


neXtProt entry for KIF15 Gene

Proteomics data for KIF15 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KIF15 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KIF15 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KIF15 Gene

Domains for KIF15 Gene

Gene Families for KIF15 Gene

  • KIF :Kinesins

Protein Domains for KIF15 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KIF15 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9NS87
  • Contains 1 kinesin motor domain.
  • Belongs to the TRAFAC class myosin-kinesin ATPase superfamily. Kinesin family. KLP2 subfamily.
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Function for KIF15 Gene

Molecular function for KIF15 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Plus-end directed kinesin-like motor enzyme involved in mitotic spindle assembly.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for KIF15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding TAS 10878014
GO:0003774 motor activity TAS 10878014
GO:0003777 microtubule motor activity IBA --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
GO:0008017 microtubule binding IEA --
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miRNA for KIF15 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for KIF15 Gene

Localization for KIF15 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF15 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, spindle. Note=Detected during the interphase in the cytoplasm as finely punctuate pattern and irregularly shaped dots. Detected during mitosis on the mitotic spindle. Colocalizes with TPX2 in mitosis. Localizes at the central spindle at anaphase (By similarity). Localizes at the sites of invaginating cell membranes, a position that corresponds to the location of the contractile actomyosin ring of dividing cells (By similarity). Colocalizes with actin in interphase (By similarity). Colocalizes in dendrites and in growth cone of axons with microtubules (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for KIF15 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KIF15 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
cytosol 4
nucleus 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KIF15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005813 centrosome TAS 10878014
GO:0005819 spindle IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005871 kinesin complex IBA --
GO:0005873 plus-end kinesin complex TAS 10878014
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Pathways for KIF15 Gene

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Pathways by source for KIF15 Gene

Interacting Proteins for KIF15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KIF15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006200 obsolete ATP catabolic process --
GO:0007018 microtubule-based movement TAS --
GO:0007067 mitotic nuclear division TAS 10878014
GO:0007596 blood coagulation TAS --
GO:0008152 metabolic process TAS 10878014
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Transcripts for KIF15 Gene

Unigene Clusters for KIF15 Gene

Kinesin family member 15:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KIF15 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KIF15 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KIF15 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KIF15 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KIF15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (9.9).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for KIF15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (23.9), Lung (23.1), and Urine (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for KIF15 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KIF15 Gene Hs.658939

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KIF15 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in testis, colon, thymus and in breast cancer.
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Orthologs for KIF15 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for KIF15 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia KIF15 35
  • 88.94 (n)
  • 88.32 (a)
KIF15 36
  • 88 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia KIF15 35
  • 89.84 (n)
  • 89.82 (a)
KIF15 36
  • 90 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Kif15 35
  • 85.61 (n)
  • 86.21 (a)
Kif15 16
Kif15 36
  • 86 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KIF15 35
  • 99.69 (n)
  • 99.42 (a)
KIF15 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Kif15 35
  • 85.08 (n)
  • 85.25 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KIF15 36
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia KIF15 36
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves KIF15 35
  • 70.52 (n)
  • 68.62 (a)
KIF15 36
  • 67 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia KIF15 36
  • 63 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100487512 35
  • 65.28 (n)
  • 62.46 (a)
Str.17744 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia klp2 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii kif15 35
  • 56.36 (n)
  • 51.53 (a)
kif15 36
  • 48 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea klp-10 36
  • 32 (a)
klp-18 36
  • 30 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes CIN8 36
  • 22 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.2413 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 55 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KIF15:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for KIF15 Gene

Gene Tree for KIF15 (if available)
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Paralogs for KIF15 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for KIF15 Gene using alignment to 6 proteins: Pseudogenes for KIF15 Gene

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Variants for KIF15 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KIF15 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs950606 -- 44,844,823(-) TGTGA(A/C)AAACC intron-variant
rs955001 -- 44,806,208(+) AAATT(C/T)GAATG intron-variant
rs1463950 -- 44,794,081(+) acact(A/G)tgtag intron-variant
rs1827934 -- 44,770,490(+) cactt(C/T)ttact intron-variant
rs1962389 -- 44,775,084(-) tcatt(C/T)ttgtt intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KIF15 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv3791 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv834675 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv822071 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv3792 CNV Loss 18451855

Relevant External Links for KIF15 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF15 Gene

Disorders for KIF15 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

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(1) Diseases for KIF15 Gene including...

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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for KIF15 Gene

Publications for KIF15 Gene

  1. The forkhead-associated domain of Ki-67 antigen interacts with the novel kinesin-like protein Hklp2. (PMID: 10878014) Sueishi M. … Yoneda Y. (J. Biol. Chem. 2000) 2 3 4 23
  2. Kif15 cooperates with eg5 to promote bipolar spindle assembly. (PMID: 19818618) Tanenbaum M.E. … Medema R.H. (Curr. Biol. 2009) 3 23
  3. Humoral immunity to human breast cancer: antigen definition and quantitative analysis of mRNA expression. (PMID: 12747765) Scanlan M.J. … Old L.J. (Cancer Immun. 2001) 3 4
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  5. A human protein-protein interaction network: a resource for annotating the proteome. (PMID: 16169070) Stelzl U. … Wanker E.E. (Cell 2005) 3

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