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Aliases for BCL2A1 Gene

Aliases for BCL2A1 Gene

  • BCL2 Related Protein A1 2 3 5
  • Hemopoietic-Specific Early Response Protein 3 4
  • Bcl-2-Like Protein 5 3 4
  • Protein BFL-1 3 4
  • Bcl2-L-5 3 4
  • BCL2L5 3 4
  • HBPA1 3 4
  • BFL1 3 4
  • GRS 3 4
  • Hematopoietic BCL2-Related Protein A1 3
  • Bcl-2-Related Protein A1 3
  • Protein GRS 4
  • ACC-1 3
  • ACC-2 3
  • ACC1 3
  • ACC2 3

External Ids for BCL2A1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for BCL2A1 Gene

  • HBPA1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BCL2A1 Gene

  • GC15M076214
  • GC15M073410
  • GC15M077829
  • GC15M077969
  • GC15M078040
  • GC15M080256
  • GC15M057011

Summaries for BCL2A1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for BCL2A1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the BCL-2 protein family. The proteins of this family form hetero- or homodimers and act as anti- and pro-apoptotic regulators that are involved in a wide variety of cellular activities such as embryonic development, homeostasis and tumorigenesis. The protein encoded by this gene is able to reduce the release of pro-apoptotic cytochrome c from mitochondria and block caspase activation. This gene is a direct transcription target of NF-kappa B in response to inflammatory mediators, and is up-regulated by different extracellular signals, such as granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), CD40, phorbol ester and inflammatory cytokine TNF and IL-1, which suggests a cytoprotective function that is essential for lymphocyte activation as well as cell survival. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for BCL2A1 Gene

BCL2A1 (BCL2 Related Protein A1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BCL2A1 include Robinow Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive and Robinow Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Apoptosis and survival_Regulation of Apoptosis by Mitochondrial Proteins and NF-kappa B signaling pathway. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and BH domain binding. An important paralog of this gene is ST20.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BCL2A1 Gene

  • Retards apoptosis induced by IL-3 deprivation. May function in the response of hemopoietic cells to external signals and in maintaining endothelial survival during infection (By similarity). Can inhibit apoptosis induced by serum starvation in the mammary epithelial cell line HC11 (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for BCL2A1 Gene

Additional gene information for BCL2A1 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BCL2A1 Gene

Genomics for BCL2A1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for BCL2A1 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for BCL2A1 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH15J079964 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 681.6 +3.1 3123 7.5 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 SIN3A IRF4 ZNF207 ZNF143 ATF7 FOS BCL2A1 MTHFS ST20-MTHFS ST20 RNU6-667P LOC101929560 ZFAND6 GC15P079945
GH15J080058 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 660.7 -89.6 -89580 5 HDGF PKNOX1 CLOCK FOXA2 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 POLR2B ZNF766 ZFAND6 BCL2A1 ENSG00000259649 FAH TLNRD1 GC15M080141
GH15J079974 Enhancer 0.9 ENCODE dbSUPER 650.7 -1.7 -1728 0.2 SOX13 FOXA2 ZNF792 MAX CEBPG THRB RAD21 RARA YY1 NR2F6 BCL2A1 LOC100420205
GH15J079900 Enhancer 0.8 FANTOM5 ENCODE 45.9 +71.2 71168 0.3 ZNF687 MLLT1 ETV6 RUNX3 CREM BCL2A1 RNU6-667P ST20-MTHFS ZFAND6 MTHFS ST20 GC15M079918
GH15J079976 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 20.6 -8.4 -8380 6 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 FOXA2 SMAD1 MLX IRF4 ZNF48 ZNF766 ZNF207 BCL2A1 ENSG00000259649 ST20 ZFAND6 LOC100420205
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GeneHancers around BCL2A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the BCL2A1 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for BCL2A1 Gene

Genomic Locations for BCL2A1 Gene
10,558 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for BCL2A1 Gene

Genes around BCL2A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
BCL2A1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for BCL2A1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for BCL2A1 Gene

Proteins for BCL2A1 Gene

  • Protein details for BCL2A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Bcl-2-related protein A1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6FGZ4
    • Q6FH19
    • Q86W13
    • Q99524

    Protein attributes for BCL2A1 Gene

    175 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    20132 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts directly with BAK1, BID, BMF and BBC3 (By similarity). Interacts directly with BCL2L11/BIM. Interacts with BAX isoform Sigma. Interacts directly with PMAIP1. Interacts with RTL10/BOP. Interacts with ING4 (By similarity).

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for BCL2A1 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for BCL2A1 Gene


neXtProt entry for BCL2A1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for BCL2A1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for BCL2A1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BCL2A1 Gene

Domains & Families for BCL2A1 Gene

Gene Families for BCL2A1 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Cancer-related genes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for BCL2A1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the Bcl-2 family.
  • Belongs to the Bcl-2 family.
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Function for BCL2A1 Gene

Molecular function for BCL2A1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Retards apoptosis induced by IL-3 deprivation. May function in the response of hemopoietic cells to external signals and in maintaining endothelial survival during infection (By similarity). Can inhibit apoptosis induced by serum starvation in the mammary epithelial cell line HC11 (By similarity).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
By phorbol ester and inflammatory cytokines, such as TNF or IL1B/interleukin-1 beta, but not by growth factors.
GENATLAS Biochemistry:
BCL2 related gene,isolated from a fetal liver,predominantly expressed in bone marrow,involved in regulation of apoptosis,murine A1 homolog

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for BCL2A1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BCL2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 10753914
GO:0015267 channel activity IBA --
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IBA --
GO:0046982 protein heterodimerization activity IBA --
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miRNA for BCL2A1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target BCL2A1

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for BCL2A1 Gene

Localization for BCL2A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BCL2A1 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for BCL2A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 4
cytosol 4
nucleus 3
extracellular 2
plasma membrane 1
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BCL2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005741 mitochondrial outer membrane IBA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for BCL2A1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for BCL2A1 Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for BCL2A1 Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BCL2A1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001836 release of cytochrome c from mitochondria IBA --
GO:0006915 apoptotic process IEA --
GO:0008053 mitochondrial fusion IBA --
GO:0008630 intrinsic apoptotic signaling pathway in response to DNA damage IBA --
GO:0042981 regulation of apoptotic process IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for BCL2A1 Gene

(15) Drugs for BCL2A1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(5) Additional Compounds for BCL2A1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for BCL2A1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for BCL2A1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for BCL2A1 Gene

BCL2-related protein A1:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BCL2A1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for BCL2A1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BCL2A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for BCL2A1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for BCL2A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x26.8).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of BCL2A1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BCL2A1 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BCL2A1 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Seems to be restricted to the hematopoietic compartment. Expressed in peripheral blood, spleen, and bone marrow, at moderate levels in lung, small intestine and testis, at a minimal levels in other tissues. Also found in vascular smooth muscle cells and hematopoietic malignancies.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for BCL2A1 Gene

  • Blood(4.6)
  • Liver(4.4)
  • Skin(4.2)
  • Nervous system(2.9)
  • Bone marrow(2.6)
  • Lung(2.5)
  • Intestine(2.2)
  • Lymph node(2.2)
  • Spleen(2.1)
  • Adrenal gland(2)
  • Heart(2)
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No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for BCL2A1 Gene

Orthologs for BCL2A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for BCL2A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BCL2A1 34 33
  • 98.67 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BCL2A1 34 33
  • 81.8 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Bcl2a1 33
  • 81.03 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Bcl2a1d 16 34 33
  • 78.49 (n)
Bcl2a1b 34
  • 72 (a)
Bcl2a1a 34
  • 72 (a)
Bcl2a1c 34
  • 56 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BCL2A1 34 33
  • 77.07 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BCL2A1 34
  • 61 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia BCL2A1 34
  • 56 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves BCL2A1 34 33
  • 60.89 (n)
Species where no ortholog for BCL2A1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for BCL2A1 Gene

Gene Tree for BCL2A1 (if available)
Gene Tree for BCL2A1 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for BCL2A1: view image

Paralogs for BCL2A1 Gene

Paralogs for BCL2A1 Gene

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Variants for BCL2A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BCL2A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000068662 -- 79,972,100(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000456148 -- 79,967,246(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000617147 -- 79,960,944(-) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001143053 -- 79,966,936(-) G/A intron_variant
rs1001238264 -- 79,972,563(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BCL2A1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833065 CNV loss 17160897
nsv833066 CNV loss 17160897
nsv952007 CNV duplication 24416366

Variation tolerance for BCL2A1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 57.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 9.84; 89.62% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for BCL2A1 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 BCL2A1 Gene

Disorders for BCL2A1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for BCL2A1 Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
robinow syndrome, autosomal recessive
  • rrs
robinow syndrome
  • acral dysostosis with facial and genital abnormalities
peptic ulcer perforation
  • acute peptic ulcer with perforation
leukemia, chronic lymphocytic
  • cll
human immunodeficiency virus type 1
  • human immunodeficiency virus type 1, susceptibility to
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for BCL2A1

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for BCL2A1 Gene

Publications for BCL2A1 Gene

  1. Completing the family portrait of the anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 proteins: crystal structure of human Bfl-1 in complex with Bim. (PMID: 18812174) Herman MD … Nordlund P (FEBS letters 2008) 3 4 22 58
  2. Polymorphisms of the Bcl-2 family member bfl-1 in children with atopic dermatitis. (PMID: 17121585) Gray A … Arkwright PD (Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2006) 3 22 44 58
  3. Identification of a polymorphic gene, BCL2A1, encoding two novel hematopoietic lineage-specific minor histocompatibility antigens. (PMID: 12771180) Akatsuka Y … Takahashi T (The Journal of experimental medicine 2003) 2 3 22 58
  4. A novel Bcl-2 related gene, Bfl-1, is overexpressed in stomach cancer and preferentially expressed in bone marrow. (PMID: 7478596) Choi SS … Shin HS (Oncogene 1995) 3 4 22 58
  5. 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 SD … DREAM investigators (Diabetes care 2010) 3 44 58

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