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Aliases for C16orf72 Gene

Aliases for C16orf72 Gene

  • Chromosome 16 Open Reading Frame 72 2 3 5
  • UPF0472 Protein C16orf72 3 4
  • PRO0149 3

External Ids for C16orf72 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C16orf72 Gene

  • GC16P009094
  • GC16P009185
  • GC16P009106

Summaries for C16orf72 Gene

GeneCards Summary for C16orf72 Gene

C16orf72 (Chromosome 16 Open Reading Frame 72) is a Protein Coding gene.

Additional gene information for C16orf72 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for C16orf72 Gene

Genomics for C16orf72 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for C16orf72 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for C16orf72 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
GH16J009089 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 600.7 +1.6 1583 6.9 ZFX SP1 ELF3 ZKSCAN8 MNT CBFA2T2 ZNF148 NKRF POLR2A MLLT1 C16orf72 PIR39735 GC16P009091 USP7 METTL22 ENSG00000263244 CARHSP1 ENSG00000260349 GC16P009105
GH16J009125 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 19.6 +35.6 35638 3.8 SP1 ELF3 MNT ZNF687 ZNF24 MAFK TFE3 TRIM24 SP7 RELA C16orf72 ENSG00000263244 ENSG00000260349 USP7 GC16P009141 PIR60317
GH16J008631 Promoter/Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 15.8 -458.9 -458884 2 CREB1 CTCF TCF12 HOMEZ GABPA FOS C16orf72 METTL22 TMEM114 USP7 GC16M008655
GH16J008182 Enhancer 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 14.8 -908.6 -908564 1.1 CC2D1A CBFA2T2 ZNF148 MLLT1 GTF2F1 CDC5L BACH1 TRIM24 EGR1 ZNF639 USP7 ENSG00000260349 C16orf72 PMM2 GC16P008115 PIR47590
GH16J009046 Enhancer 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 12.7 -43.0 -42980 4.3 CTCF ELF3 NCOA3 BACH1 MCM2 MAFK JUND TFE3 TRIM24 RELA C16orf72 USP7 ENSG00000263244 ENSG00000260276 ENSG00000261392 GC16M008994
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around C16orf72 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the C16orf72 gene promoter:
  • ATF-2
  • c-Myb
  • CREB
  • deltaCREB
  • Hlf
  • Lmo2
  • NF-kappaB1
  • STAT1
  • STAT5B
  • XBP-1

Genomic Locations for C16orf72 Gene

Genomic Locations for C16orf72 Gene
29,992 bases
Plus strand
29,993 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for C16orf72 Gene

Genes around C16orf72 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
C16orf72 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for C16orf72 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for C16orf72 Gene

Proteins for C16orf72 Gene

  • Protein details for C16orf72 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    UPF0472 protein C16orf72
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for C16orf72 Gene

    275 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    30926 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for C16orf72 Gene

Post-translational modifications for C16orf72 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for C16orf72 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for C16orf72 Gene

Domains & Families for C16orf72 Gene

Gene Families for C16orf72 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for C16orf72 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for C16orf72 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • UPF0472 protein C16orf72 (CP072_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the UPF0472 family.
  • Belongs to the UPF0472 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with C16orf72: view

Function for C16orf72 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for C16orf72 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for C16orf72 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C16orf72: view
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miRNA for C16orf72 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target C16orf72

Clone Products

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for C16orf72 Gene

Localization for C16orf72 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 C16orf72 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Nucleoplasm (2)
  • Vesicles (2)
See all subcellular structures

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for C16orf72 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for C16orf72 Gene

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SuperPathways for C16orf72 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for C16orf72 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for C16orf72 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for C16orf72 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for C16orf72 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for C16orf72 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for C16orf72 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(11) Additional mRNA sequences :
(489) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for C16orf72 Gene

Chromosome 16 open reading frame 72:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Clone Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for C16orf72 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for C16orf72 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for C16orf72 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for C16orf72 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for C16orf72 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x4.4).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of C16orf72 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for C16orf72 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for C16orf72 Gene

  • Nervous system(2.7)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with C16orf72: view

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for C16orf72 Gene

Orthologs for C16orf72 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for C16orf72 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C25H16ORF72 35
  • 100 (a)
C25H16orf72 34
  • 97.7 (n)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C16H16orf72 34
  • 99.24 (n)
C16orf72 35
  • 99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia 1810013L24Rik 34 35 17
  • 97.09 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia C16orf72 35
  • 97 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia RGD1309748 34
  • 96.24 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia C16orf72 35
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia C16orf72 35
  • 83 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves C16orf72 35
  • 94 (a)
LOC416639 34
  • 88.03 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia C16orf72 35
  • 82 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia c16orf72 34
  • 84.38 (n)
Str.5950 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC68553 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii C3H16orf72 35
  • 83 (a)
zgc:77849 34
  • 75.63 (n)
wufb59e09 34
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.3294 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG4768 35
  • 32 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.11201 35
  • 44 (a)
Species where no ortholog for C16orf72 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for C16orf72 Gene

Gene Tree for C16orf72 (if available)
Gene Tree for C16orf72 (if available)

Paralogs for C16orf72 Gene Pseudogenes for C16orf72 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for C16orf72 Gene

Variants for C16orf72 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for C16orf72 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000030161 -- 9,099,861(+) T/A intron_variant
rs1000100711 -- 9,103,139(+) C/G/T coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, stop_gained
rs1000142569 -- 9,117,643(+) A/G 3_prime_UTR_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000146903 -- 9,111,615(+) C/A 3_prime_UTR_variant, intron_variant
rs1000177771 -- 9,094,849(+) C/G intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for C16orf72 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2725n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv2726n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv3892788 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1040937 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1070322 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv457400 CNV gain 19166990
nsv457401 CNV gain 19166990
nsv457402 CNV gain 19166990
nsv519065 CNV gain 19592680
nsv525864 CNV loss 19592680
nsv571430 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571431 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571432 CNV gain 21841781
nsv952918 CNV duplication 24416366

Variation tolerance for C16orf72 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 59% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.91; 48.86% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for C16orf72 Gene

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

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C16orf72 Gene

Disorders for C16orf72 Gene

Additional Disease Information for C16orf72

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for C16orf72 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for C16orf72 Gene

Publications for C16orf72 Gene

  1. Normalization and subtraction: two approaches to facilitate gene discovery. (PMID: 8889548) Bonaldo MF … Soares MB (Genome research 1996) 2 3 58
  2. Control of a neuronal morphology program by an RNA-binding zinc finger protein, Unkempt. (PMID: 25737280) Murn J … Shi Y (Genes & development 2015) 3 58
  3. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein MY … Mann M (Cell 2015) 3 58
  4. Protein interaction network of alternatively spliced isoforms from brain links genetic risk factors for autism. (PMID: 24722188) Corominas R … Iakoucheva LM (Nature communications 2014) 3 58
  5. Quantitative Lys-ϵ-Gly-Gly (diGly) proteomics coupled with inducible RNAi reveals ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis of DNA damage-inducible transcript 4 (DDIT4) by the E3 ligase HUWE1. (PMID: 25147182) Thompson JW … Luchansky SJ (The Journal of biological chemistry 2014) 3 58

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