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Aliases for FAM50A Gene

Aliases for FAM50A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 50, Member A 2 3
  • DXS9928E 3 4 6
  • HXC26 3 4 6
  • Protein XAP-5 3 4
  • XAP5 3 4
  • DNA Segment On Chromosome X (Unique) 9928 Expressed Sequence 2
  • Protein FAM50A 3
  • Protein HXC-26 4
  • HXC-26 3
  • 9F 3

External Ids for FAM50A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM50A Gene

  • GC0XP153236
  • GC0XP153325
  • GC0XP153672
  • GC0XP142251

Summaries for FAM50A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for FAM50A Gene

  • This gene belongs to the FAM50 family. The encoded protein is highly conserved in length and sequence across different species. It is a basic protein containing a nuclear localization signal, and may function as a DNA-binding protein or a transcriptional factor. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]

GeneCards Summary for FAM50A Gene

FAM50A (Family With Sequence Similarity 50, Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM50B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM50A Gene

  • May be a DNA-binding protein or transcriptional factor.

Gene Wiki entry for FAM50A Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FAM50A Gene

Genomics for FAM50A Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM50A Gene

Genomic Location for FAM50A Gene

154,444,126 bp from pter
154,450,654 bp from pter
6,529 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM50A Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for FAM50A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM50A Gene

Proteins for FAM50A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM50A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM50A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8KAQ4
    • B2R997
    • Q5HY37
    • Q6PJH5

    Protein attributes for FAM50A Gene

    339 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    40242 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FAM50A Gene

Proteomics data for FAM50A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FAM50A Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys271 and Lys305
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for FAM50A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM50A Gene

Domains for FAM50A Gene

Protein Domains for FAM50A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM50A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q14320
  • Belongs to the FAM50 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FAM50A: view

No data available for Gene Families for FAM50A Gene

Function for FAM50A Gene

Molecular function for FAM50A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May be a DNA-binding protein or transcriptional factor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM50A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0044822 poly(A) RNA binding IDA 22681889
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miRNA for FAM50A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM50A

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for FAM50A Gene

Localization for FAM50A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM50A Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM50A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM50A gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM50A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus NAS 9339379
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
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Pathways for FAM50A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM50A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM50A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM50A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis NAS 10534398
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM50A: view

No data available for Pathways by source for FAM50A Gene

Transcripts for FAM50A Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM50A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 50, member A:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM50A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM50A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM50A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM50A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for FAM50A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM50A Gene Hs.54277

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM50A Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in all tissues examined. Mostly abundant in fetal brain, liver and kidney; in the adult, high levels were also observed in heart, skeletal muscle, spleen, thymus, prostate and small intestine.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for FAM50A Gene

Orthologs for FAM50A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for FAM50A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM50A 35
  • 99.12 (n)
  • 99.71 (a)
FAM50A 36
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM50A 35
  • 90.66 (n)
  • 97.05 (a)
FAM50A 36
  • 97 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM50A 35
  • 91.54 (n)
  • 97.05 (a)
FAM50A 36
  • 97 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam50a 35
  • 88.2 (n)
  • 98.23 (a)
Fam50a 16
Fam50a 36
  • 98 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM50A 36
  • 83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM50A 36
  • 92 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia mgdb03h09-prov 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.10920 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
fam50a 36
  • 86 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta FAM50_ANOGA 35
  • 66.86 (n)
  • 64.69 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG12259 35
  • 70.34 (n)
  • 64.88 (a)
CG12259 36
  • 61 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C47E8.4 36
  • 45 (a)
Alicante grape
(Vitis vinifera)
eudicotyledons Vvi.9535 35
(Glycine max)
eudicotyledons Gma.8107 35
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons XCT 35
  • 55.14 (n)
  • 48.77 (a)
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.6934 35
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.11434 35
Os09g0535300 35
  • 55.62 (n)
  • 49.23 (a)
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.26958 35
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4681 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.3121 36
  • 64 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FAM50A:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)

Evolution for FAM50A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM50A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM50A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM50A Gene

Paralogs for FAM50A Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for FAM50A Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for FAM50A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM50A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs762513 -- 154,446,823(+) GGGGC(A/G)CTAAA intron-variant
rs762514 -- 154,446,885(+) TTCCG(A/G)GGCTA intron-variant
rs2070823 -- 154,446,699(+) AGACC(A/G)GGGAG intron-variant
rs3788801 -- 154,447,952(-) CCTGT(A/G)GAGGG intron-variant
rs3831486 -- 154,444,496(+) GCACA(-/CA)GAAGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM50A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv33199 CNV Gain+Loss 17666407
esv33784 CNV Gain+Loss 17666407
nsv519042 CNV Gain 19592680

Relevant External Links for FAM50A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM50A Gene

Disorders for FAM50A Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM50A

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with FAM50A: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM50A Gene

Publications for FAM50A Gene

  1. Differential expression of XAP5, a candidate disease gene. (PMID: 9339379) Mazzarella R. … Schlessinger D. (Genomics 1997) 2 3 4 23
  2. Isolation and analysis of a novel gene, HXC-26, adjacent to the rab GDP dissociation inhibitor gene located at human chromosome Xq28 region. (PMID: 9039504) Toyoda A. … Maeda H. (DNA Res. 1996) 2 3 4
  3. Long-range sequence analysis in Xq28: thirteen known and six candidate genes in 219.4 kb of high GC DNA between the RCP/GCP and G6PD loci. (PMID: 8733135) Chen E.Y. … D'Urso M. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 1996) 3 4
  4. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey S.D. … Anand S. (Diabetes Care 2010) 3 48
  5. The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome. (PMID: 15772651) Ross M.T. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2005) 3 4

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