Aliases for C1QTNF8 Gene

Aliases for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • C1q And TNF Related 8 2 3 5
  • Complement C1q Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Protein 8 3 4
  • C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Protein 8 2 3
  • C1q/TNF-Related Protein 8 3 4
  • CTRP8 3 4
  • UNQ5829 3

External Ids for C1QTNF8 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • GC16M001078
  • GC16M001069
  • GC16M001138
  • GC16M001089

Summaries for C1QTNF8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for C1QTNF8 Gene

C1QTNF8 (C1q And TNF Related 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with C1QTNF8 include Brain Cancer. An important paralog of this gene is C1QTNF1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for C1QTNF8 Gene

Additional gene information for C1QTNF8 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for C1QTNF8 Gene

Genomics for C1QTNF8 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for C1QTNF8 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for C1QTNF8 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
GH16J001099 Enhancer 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas dbSUPER 500.7 -1.6 -1595 3.8 USF1 ZIC2 RFX1 ZNF341 SP2 NR3C1 ZFHX2 EZH2 IKZF3 HIC1 C1QTNF8 ENSG00000260702 lnc-C1QTNF8-5
GH16J001098 Enhancer 0.7 Ensembl dbSUPER 500.7 +0.6 605 0.2 ZFP36 CTCF IKZF3 RAD21 SMC3 GLIS1 PRDM10 GLIS2 ZNF600 C1QTNF8 piR-32214-228
GH16J001088 Enhancer 1.2 ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas dbSUPER 0.4 +6.0 6003 3 POLR2G NCOR1 ZIC2 KDM6A KLF4 RFX1 ZBTB25 TGIF2 ZBTB7A SKI HBA1 piR-32214-228 C1QTNF8
GH16J001095 Enhancer 0.8 ENCODE dbSUPER 0.7 +2.4 2390 0.2 GABPA SKI PRPF4 TFDP1 SKIL NRF1 EZH2 TBP ZHX1 DMAP1 C1QTNF8 piR-32214-228
GH16J001093 Enhancer 0.8 ENCODE 0.7 +2.7 2730 0.2 HNRNPK NRF1 CTBP1 SKI PRPF4 ZBTB26 TFDP1 SRF MAX GABPB1 C1QTNF8 piR-32214-228
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around C1QTNF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cistromic (ChIP-Seq) regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for C1QTNF8

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the C1QTNF8 gene promoter:
  • ATF6
  • Bach2
  • c-Ets-1
  • c-Myb
  • CUTL1
  • HSF2
  • Pax-2
  • Pax-2a

Genomic Locations for C1QTNF8 Gene

Genomic Locations for C1QTNF8 Gene
8,081 bases
Minus strand
8,019 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for C1QTNF8 Gene

Genes around C1QTNF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
C1QTNF8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for C1QTNF8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for C1QTNF8 Gene

Proteins for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • Protein details for C1QTNF8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Complement C1q tumor necrosis factor-related protein 8
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7U178

    Protein attributes for C1QTNF8 Gene

    252 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27685 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homotrimer (PubMed:19666007). Forms heteromeric complexes with C1QL1 (PubMed:19666007). Interacts with RXFP1 (PubMed:24014093).
    • Sequence=AAQ89191.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contains a 30 bp insertion which does not match the genome.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=ACJ46463.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contains a 30 bp insertion which does not match the genome.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for C1QTNF8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for C1QTNF8 Gene

Other Protein References for C1QTNF8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for C1QTNF8 Gene

Domains & Families for C1QTNF8 Gene

Gene Families for C1QTNF8 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Protein Domains for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • Complement C1q protein
  • Collagen triple helix repeat

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for C1QTNF8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • C1q/TNF-related protein 8 (C1QT8_HUMAN)
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for Graphical View of Domain Structure and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF8 Gene

Function for C1QTNF8 Gene

Molecular function for C1QTNF8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role as ligand of RXFP1.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for C1QTNF8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for C1QTNF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 19666007
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C1QTNF8: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with C1QTNF8: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for C1QTNF8 Gene

Localization for C1QTNF8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF8 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 C1QTNF8 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1
golgi apparatus 0

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for C1QTNF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0005581 collagen trimer IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for C1QTNF8 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for C1QTNF8 Gene

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SuperPathways for C1QTNF8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for C1QTNF8 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for C1QTNF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:2000147 positive regulation of cell motility IDA 24014093
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for C1QTNF8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for C1QTNF8 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for C1QTNF8 Gene

2 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
2 Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for C1QTNF8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for C1QTNF8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for

Expression for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for C1QTNF8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Aorta (x11.9), Pituitary (x11.1), and Fallopian Tube (x6.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for C1QTNF8 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for C1QTNF8 Gene

- Elite partner

Transcriptomic regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for C1QTNF8

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for C1QTNF8 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for C1QTNF8 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed predominantly in lung and testis (PubMed:19666007). Expressed in astrocytes (PubMed:24014093).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for C1QTNF8 Gene

Orthologs for C1QTNF8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for C1QTNF8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C1QTNF8 31 30
  • 98.54 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C1QTNF8 31 30
  • 85.78 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 31
  • 48 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 31
  • 45 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves C1QTNF8 30
  • 65.07 (n)
-- 31
  • 49 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 31
  • 49 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia c1qtnf1 30
  • 59.77 (n)
Str.8598 30
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii CABZ01084570.1 31
  • 47 (a)
c1qtnf6a 31
  • 47 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 31
  • 15 (a)
Species where no ortholog for C1QTNF8 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 C1QTNF8 Gene

Gene Tree for C1QTNF8 (if available)
Gene Tree for C1QTNF8 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for C1QTNF8: view image

Paralogs for C1QTNF8 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for C1QTNF8 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with C1QTNF8: view

Variants for C1QTNF8 Gene

Additional dbSNP identifiers (rs#s) for C1QTNF8 Gene

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for C1QTNF8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2691n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv2692n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv1360970 CNV insertion 17803354
esv2422427 CNV duplication 17116639
esv3364240 CNV duplication 20981092
esv3637603 CNV gain 21293372
nsv1046885 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1160327 CNV deletion 26073780
nsv428316 CNV gain+loss 18775914
nsv457315 CNV gain 19166990
nsv457323 CNV loss 19166990
nsv471066 CNV loss 18288195
nsv471067 CNV gain 18288195
nsv571046 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571092 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571100 CNV loss 21841781
nsv571101 CNV gain 21841781
nsv571102 CNV loss 21841781
nsv833116 CNV loss 17160897
nsv952898 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for C1QTNF8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 80.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.94; 59.63% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for C1QTNF8 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Sequence variations, with clinical significance, from ClinVar and Humsavar, with links to dbSNP for C1QTNF8 Gene

Disorders for C1QTNF8 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for C1QTNF8 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
brain cancer
  • adult brain tumor
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for C1QTNF8

genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for C1QTNF8 Gene

Publications for C1QTNF8 Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark HF … Gray A (Genome research 2003) 2 3 4 54
  2. C1q-tumour necrosis factor-related protein 8 (CTRP8) is a novel interaction partner of relaxin receptor RXFP1 in human brain cancer cells. (PMID: 24014093) Glogowska A … Klonisch T (The Journal of pathology 2013) 3 4 54
  3. CTRP8 and CTRP9B are novel proteins that hetero-oligomerize with C1q/TNF family members. (PMID: 19666007) Peterson JM … Wong GW (Biochemical and biophysical research communications 2009) 3 4 54
  4. VIRMA mediates preferential m6A mRNA methylation in 3'UTR and near stop codon and associates with alternative polyadenylation. (PMID: 29507755) Yue Y … Liu J (Cell discovery 2018) 3 54
  5. C1q/TNF-related peptide 8 (CTRP8) promotes temozolomide resistance in human glioblastoma. (PMID: 29949238) Thanasupawat T … Klonisch T (Molecular oncology 2018) 3 54

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