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Aliases for DEF8 Gene

Aliases for DEF8 Gene

  • Differentially Expressed In FDCP 8 Homolog 2 3 3 5
  • DEF-8 3 4
  • Differentially Expressed In FDCP 8 Homolog (Mouse) 2

External Ids for DEF8 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DEF8 Gene

  • GC16P088543
  • GC16P090015
  • GC16P075708

Summaries for DEF8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for DEF8 Gene

DEF8 (Differentially Expressed In FDCP 8 Homolog) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is PLEKHM1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEF8 Gene

  • Positively regulates lysosome peripheral distribution and ruffled border formation in osteoclasts. Involved in bone resorption.

Additional gene information for DEF8 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DEF8 Gene

Genomics for DEF8 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for DEF8 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for DEF8 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
Score
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH16J089947 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 675.6 +0.9 892 2.4 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 ZBTB7B ZNF207 ZNF143 DEF8 CDK10 MC1R ACSF3 ANKRD11 ZNF778 TCF25 ENSG00000268218 SNORD68 LOC101927863
GH16J089946 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 650.7 -1.6 -1636 0.1 DEF8 GC16P089938
GH16J090018 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 17.3 +73.2 73180 5.3 HDGF PKNOX1 CLOCK FOXA2 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 DBNDD1 GAS8 DEF8 PRDM7 ACSF3 ANKRD11 SNORD68 URAHP GAS8-AS1 TUBB3
GH16J089971 Promoter/Enhancer 1.6 Ensembl ENCODE 21.2 +25.5 25538 4.8 HDGF PKNOX1 CLOCK SMAD1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 AFG3L1P CENPBD1 ANKRD11 ENSG00000268218 TCF25 DEF8 MC1R ZNF778 LOC101927863 ENSG00000259006
GH16J089956 Enhancer 1.2 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 21.1 +9.8 9847 2.7 CTCF PKNOX1 USF1 DDX20 ASH1L MAX ZFHX2 ZNF143 CBFA2T2 FOS DEF8 ZNF778 DBNDD1 CDK10 CENPBD1 GAS8-AS1 PIR61590
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around DEF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the DEF8 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for DEF8 Gene

Genomic Locations for DEF8 Gene
chr16:89,947,925-89,968,060
(GRCh38/hg38)
Size:
20,136 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand
chr16:90,014,333-90,034,468
(GRCh37/hg19)

Genomic View for DEF8 Gene

Genes around DEF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DEF8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DEF8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DEF8 Gene

Proteins for DEF8 Gene

  • Protein details for DEF8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q6ZN54-DEFI8_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Differentially expressed in FDCP 8 homolog
    Protein Accession:
    Q6ZN54
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KT65
    • B4DK62
    • B4E0S9
    • B7Z3H6
    • H3BUG7
    • Q8N8N3
    • Q9NXL0

    Protein attributes for DEF8 Gene

    Size:
    512 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    58710 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (via C-terminus) with PLEKHM1; this interaction is weak but increased in a RAB7A-dependent manner.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=BAC04802.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Unlikely isoform. Aberrant splice sites.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAG64541.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Unlikely isoform. Aberrant splice sites.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for DEF8 Gene

neXtProt entry for DEF8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DEF8 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DEF8 Gene

Domains & Families for DEF8 Gene

Gene Families for DEF8 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Protein Domains for DEF8 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DEF8 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q6ZN54

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

DEFI8_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the DEF8 family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the DEF8 family.
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Function for DEF8 Gene

Molecular function for DEF8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Positively regulates lysosome peripheral distribution and ruffled border formation in osteoclasts. Involved in bone resorption.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for DEF8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DEF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DEF8: view
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DEF8 Gene

Localization for DEF8 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
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 DEF8 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 2
peroxisome 1

Subcellular locations from the

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

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DEF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DEF8: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEF8 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for DEF8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for DEF8 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 5 interactants - click image to see 7)
http://version10.5.string-db.org/api/image/networkList?limit=0&targetmode=proteins&caller_identity=gene_cards&network_flavor=evidence&identifiers=9606.ENSP00000268676%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000417003%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000345892%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000333982%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000435466%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000353331%0d%0a
Selected Interacting proteins: Q6ZN54-DEFI8_HUMAN ENSP00000268676 for DEF8 Gene via IID STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DEF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0032418 lysosome localization ISS --
GO:0035556 intracellular signal transduction IEA --
GO:0045780 positive regulation of bone resorption ISS --
GO:1900029 positive regulation of ruffle assembly ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DEF8: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for DEF8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for DEF8 Gene

(4) Additional Compounds for DEF8 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Diglycerides Group A
  • 1-Myristoyl-2-eicosadienoyl-sn-glycerol
  • DAG(14:0/20:2)
  • DAG(14:0/20:2N6)
  • DAG(14:0/20:2W6)
  • DAG(34:2)
Diglycerides Group B
  • 1-(9Z-Octadecenoyl)-2-hexadecanoyl-sn-glycerol
  • 1-O-Oleoyl-2-O-palmitoyl-sn-glycerol
  • DG (18:1(9Z)/16:0/0:0)
  • DG(18:1/16:0)
  • Diglyceride
Diglycerides Group C
  • (2R)-2-Hydroxy-3-(pentadecanoyloxy)propyl (11Z,14Z)-icosa-11,14-dienoic acid
  • DAG(15:0/0:0/20:2w6)
  • Diacylglycerol(15:0/0:0/20:2w6)
  • Diacylglycerol(15:0/0:0/20:2)
  • DAG(15:0/0:0/20:2n6)
Diglycerides Group D
  • 1,2-Di-(4Z,7Z,10Z,13Z,16Z,19Z-docosahexaenoyl)-sn-glycerol
  • 1,2-Didocosahexaenoyl-sn-glycerol
  • DAG(22:6/22:6)
  • DAG(22:6N3/22:6N3)
  • DAG(22:6OMEGA3/22:6OMEGA3)
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with DEF8: view

Transcripts for DEF8 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DEF8 Gene

Differentially expressed in FDCP 8 homolog (mouse):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DEF8 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b · 12c ^ 13 ^ 14a · 14b · 14c
SP1: - - - -
SP2:
SP3: - -
SP4: - - -
SP5:
SP6:

Relevant External Links for DEF8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
DEF8
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
DEF8

Expression for DEF8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for DEF8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for DEF8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DEF8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal (36.4), Adipocyte (11.6), and Pancreas (7.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for DEF8 Gene



NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of DEF8 Gene:

DEF8

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DEF8 Gene:

Hs.62771

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for DEF8 Gene

  • Nervous system(5)
  • Skin(4.3)
  • Pancreas(4.2)
  • Liver(2.7)
  • Lung(2.5)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with DEF8: view

No data available for Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for DEF8 Gene

Orthologs for DEF8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for DEF8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DEF8 34
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
LOC100609720 33
  • 93.01 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DEF8 34 33
  • 89.89 (n)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DEF8 34
  • 89 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DEF8 34 33
  • 87.84 (n)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Def8 16 34 33
  • 87.7 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Def8 33
  • 87.14 (n)
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 10 (a)
ManyToMany
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DEF8 34 33
  • 84.28 (n)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DEF8 34
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia def8 33
  • 73.01 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia def8-prov 33
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii CABZ01036951.1 34
  • 78 (a)
OneToOne
def8 33
  • 70.57 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP005931 33
  • 50.79 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11534 34 33
  • 49.49 (n)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F20H11.1 34
  • 27 (a)
OneToOne
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 52 (a)
OneToOne
Species where no ortholog for DEF8 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)

Evolution for DEF8 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for DEF8 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for DEF8 (if available)
Aminode:
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for DEF8: view image

Paralogs for DEF8 Gene

Paralogs for DEF8 Gene

Pseudogenes.org Pseudogenes for DEF8 Gene

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Variants for DEF8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DEF8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000191432 -- 89,948,246(+) AAAAAAA/AAAAAAAA upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000221192 -- 89,947,996(+) G/C upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000236327 -- 89,965,635(+) G/A genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000312505 -- 89,965,467(+) G/A/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000403224 -- 89,952,085(+) G/C 5_prime_UTR_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DEF8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2762221 CNV gain+loss 21179565
esv3639603 CNV gain 21293372
esv3892941 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1066499 CNV loss 25217958
nsv428331 CNV gain+loss 18775914
nsv457626 CNV loss 19166990
nsv471119 CNV loss 18288195
nsv482951 CNV loss 15286789
nsv509640 CNV insertion 20534489
nsv573799 CNV gain 21841781
nsv573810 CNV loss 21841781
nsv573841 CNV loss 21841781
nsv573842 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for DEF8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 19.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.23; 52.51% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for DEF8 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
DEF8

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEF8 Gene

Disorders for DEF8 Gene

Additional Disease Information for DEF8

No disorders were found for DEF8 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for DEF8 Gene

Publications for DEF8 Gene

  1. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  2. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg RL … Mammalian Gene Collection Program Team (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2002) 2 3 58
  3. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  4. RNA-binding activity of TRIM25 is mediated by its PRY/SPRY domain and is required for ubiquitination. (PMID: 29117863) Choudhury NR … Michlewski G (BMC biology 2017) 3 58
  5. N-terminal acetylome analyses and functional insights of the N-terminal acetyltransferase NatB. (PMID: 22814378) Van Damme P … Aldabe R (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012) 4 58

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