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Aliases for CEP41 Gene

Aliases for CEP41 Gene

  • Centrosomal Protein 41 2 3 5
  • Testis-Specific Gene A14 Protein 3 4
  • Centrosomal Protein 41kDa 2 3
  • Testis Specific, 14 2 3
  • TSGA14 3 4
  • Centrosomal Protein Of 41 KDa 3
  • Testis Specific Protein A14 3
  • Centrosomal Protein 41 KDa 3
  • JBTS15 3
  • Cep41 4

External Ids for CEP41 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for CEP41 Gene

  • TSGA14

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CEP41 Gene

  • GC07M130038

Summaries for CEP41 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CEP41 Gene

  • This gene encodes a centrosomal and microtubule-binding protein which is predicted to have two coiled-coil domains and a rhodanese domain. In human retinal pigment epithelial cells the protein localized to centrioles and cilia. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Joubert Syndrome 15; an autosomal recessive ciliopathy and neurological disorder. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2012]

GeneCards Summary for CEP41 Gene

CEP41 (Centrosomal Protein 41) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CEP41 include Joubert Syndrome 15 and Joubert Syndrome With Ocular Anomalies. Among its related pathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Regulation of PLK1 Activity at G2/M Transition.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CEP41 Gene

  • Required during ciliogenesis for tubulin glutamylation in cilium. Probably acts by participating in the transport of TTLL6, a tubulin polyglutamylase, between the basal body and the cilium.

Additional gene information for CEP41 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CEP41 Gene

Genomics for CEP41 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for CEP41 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for CEP41 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
GH07I130440 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 558.2 +0.6 569 3.4 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 GLI4 ETS1 ZNF121 GLIS2 E2F8 CEP41 LOC105375505 MEST CPA4 GC07M130398
GH07I130391 Enhancer 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 8.4 +45.7 45669 10.1 ARNT ZBTB40 TCF12 ATF7 ZEB2 ELF1 ATF4 SMARCA4 IKZF1 NBN MEST CPA4 CPA5 CEP41 GC07M130398 CPA1
GH07I130362 Enhancer 2 VISTA FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 5 +73.4 73353 12.7 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 IRF4 SLC30A9 FOS LOC105375504 CPA5 CPA1 CPA2 MKLN1 MEST CDC26P1 KLHDC10 NRF1 CEP41
GH07I130463 Enhancer 0.6 ENCODE 11.8 -21.5 -21484 1 SMARCE1 TEAD4 TAL1 MAX CBFA2T3 DPF2 TCF12 NFIC NCOR1 SMARCA4 COPG2 MEST CEP41 CPA1 CPA2 CPA4 ENSG00000259920
GH07I130416 Enhancer 0.6 Ensembl ENCODE 11.5 +24.0 23980 3.8 MCM2 RUNX3 SP7 CPA1 CEP41 MEST CPA4 CPA2 CPA5 GC07M130398 LOC105375505
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GeneHancers around CEP41 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for CEP41 Gene

Genomic Locations for CEP41 Gene
48,663 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CEP41 Gene

Genes around CEP41 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CEP41 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CEP41 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CEP41 Gene

Proteins for CEP41 Gene

  • Protein details for CEP41 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Centrosomal protein of 41 kDa
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A4D1M0
    • B4DQ35
    • F5H0V6
    • Q7Z496
    • Q86TM1
    • Q8NFU8
    • Q9H6A3
    • Q9NPV3

    Protein attributes for CEP41 Gene

    373 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    41368 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Found in a complex with TTLL6.

    Alternative splice isoforms for CEP41 Gene


neXtProt entry for CEP41 Gene

Post-translational modifications for CEP41 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CEP41 Gene

Domains & Families for CEP41 Gene

Gene Families for CEP41 Gene

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

Protein Domains for CEP41 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CEP41 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Although it contains a rhodanese domain, does not display phosphatase activity, suggesting that the protein is enzymatically inactive.
  • Belongs to the CEP41 family.
  • Although it contains a rhodanese domain, does not display phosphatase activity, suggesting that the protein is enzymatically inactive.
  • Belongs to the CEP41 family.
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Function for CEP41 Gene

Molecular function for CEP41 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Required during ciliogenesis for tubulin glutamylation in cilium. Probably acts by participating in the transport of TTLL6, a tubulin polyglutamylase, between the basal body and the cilium.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for CEP41 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CEP41 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 22246503
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CEP41: view
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Human Phenotype Ontology for CEP41 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

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miRNA for CEP41 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CEP41 Gene

Localization for CEP41 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CEP41 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, microtubule organizing center, centrosome. Cell projection, cilium. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, cilium basal body. Note=Localizes mainly to the cilium basal body and in primary cilia.

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 CEP41 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
cytosol 4
nucleus 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CEP41 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005813 centrosome IDA 14654843
GO:0005814 centriole IDA 22246503
GO:0005815 microtubule organizing center IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CEP41: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for CEP41 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CEP41 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CEP41 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000086 G2/M transition of mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
GO:0010389 regulation of G2/M transition of mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0015031 protein transport IEA --
GO:0018095 protein polyglutamylation ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CEP41: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for CEP41 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CEP41 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for CEP41 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CEP41 Gene

Centrosomal protein 41kDa:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CEP41 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11a · 11b · 11c ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14 ^
SP1: - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP5: - - - -
SP6: - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP7: - - - - -
SP8: - -
SP9: - - - - - -
SP10: - - - - - - - - -
SP11: - - -
SP12: - - -

ExUns: 15a · 15b

Relevant External Links for CEP41 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CEP41 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for CEP41 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CEP41 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x5.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CEP41 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal (23.4) and Testis (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for CEP41 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for CEP41 Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of CEP41 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CEP41 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CEP41 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Isoform 1 and isoform 4 are expressed in testis and fetal tissues.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for CEP41 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.2)
  • Blood(4.1)
  • Eye(4.1)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for CEP41 Gene

Germ Layers:
  • ectoderm
  • endoderm
  • mesoderm
  • cardiovascular
  • digestive
  • integumentary
  • nervous
  • reproductive
  • respiratory
  • skeletal muscle
  • skeleton
  • urinary
Head and neck:
  • brain
  • cerebellum
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • cheek
  • chin
  • cranial nerve
  • ear
  • eye
  • eyelid
  • face
  • forehead
  • head
  • jaw
  • lip
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • meninges
  • mouth
  • nose
  • outer ear
  • skull
  • tongue
  • tooth
  • diaphragm
  • heart
  • lung
  • biliary tract
  • kidney
  • liver
  • penis
  • digit
  • finger
  • foot
  • hand
  • lower limb
  • toe
  • upper limb
  • blood vessel
  • hair
  • peripheral nerve
  • peripheral nervous system
  • skin
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for CEP41 Gene

Orthologs for CEP41 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for CEP41 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TSGA14 33 34
  • 99.55 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CEP41 33 34
  • 90.26 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CEP41 33 34
  • 89.1 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cep41 33 16 34
  • 85.7 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Cep41 33
  • 85.03 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CEP41 34
  • 79 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CEP41 34
  • 70 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CEP41 33 34
  • 70.03 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CEP41 34
  • 71 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia cep41 33
  • 65.25 (n)
Str.7415 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii cep41 33 34
  • 60.35 (n)
Dr.18520 33
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.5177 33
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.7265 34
  • 44 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.2236 33
Species where no ortholog for CEP41 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)
  • 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 CEP41 Gene

Gene Tree for CEP41 (if available)
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Paralogs for CEP41 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for CEP41 Gene

Variants for CEP41 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CEP41 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs10230435 likely-benign, Joubert syndrome 130,441,110(-) C/T 5_prime_UTR_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant, upstream_transcript_variant
rs10230670 likely-benign, uncertain-significance, Joubert syndrome 130,441,144(-) G/A/T 5_prime_UTR_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant, upstream_transcript_variant
rs1029880426 uncertain-significance, Joubert syndrome 130,396,286(-) G/A 3_prime_UTR_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs111688621 uncertain-significance, Joubert syndrome 130,427,999(-) G/A 5_prime_UTR_variant, coding_sequence_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant, upstream_transcript_variant
rs112007936 uncertain-significance, Joubert syndrome 130,395,617(-) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant, downstream_transcript_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CEP41 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1115004 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1122173 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv478859 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv831130 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for CEP41 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 67% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.29; 40.97% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for CEP41 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CEP41 Gene

Disorders for CEP41 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for CEP41 Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GTR, Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
joubert syndrome 15
  • jbts15
joubert syndrome with ocular anomalies
  • joubert syndrome 3
joubert syndrome 1
  • jbts1
  • autistic disorder
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  • Joubert syndrome 15 (JBTS15) [MIM:614464]: An autosomal recessive disorder presenting with cerebellar ataxia, oculomotor apraxia, hypotonia, neonatal breathing abnormalities and psychomotor delay. Neuroradiologically, it is characterized by cerebellar vermian hypoplasia/aplasia, thickened and reoriented superior cerebellar peduncles, and an abnormally large interpeduncular fossa, giving the appearance of a molar tooth on transaxial slices (molar tooth sign). Additional variable features include retinal dystrophy, renal disease, liver fibrosis and polydactyly. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22246503}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Note=Genetic variations in CEP41 may be associated with susceptibility to autism (PubMed:21438139). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:21438139}.

Additional Disease Information for CEP41

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No data available for Genatlas for CEP41 Gene

Publications for CEP41 Gene

  1. CEP41 is mutated in Joubert syndrome and is required for tubulin glutamylation at the cilium. (PMID: 22246503) Lee JE … Gleeson JG (Nature genetics 2012) 2 3 4 58
  2. Proteomic characterization of the human centrosome by protein correlation profiling. (PMID: 14654843) Andersen JS … Mann M (Nature 2003) 2 3 4 58
  3. Mutations in the TSGA14 gene in families with autism spectrum disorders. (PMID: 21438139) Korvatska O … Raskind WH (American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics 2011) 3 4 58
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 58

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