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Aliases for EGFL8 Gene

Aliases for EGFL8 Gene

  • EGF Like Domain Multiple 8 2 3 5
  • Vascular Endothelial Statin-2 3 4
  • EGF-Like Protein 8 3 4
  • VE-Statin-2 3 4
  • C6orf8 3 4
  • NG3 3 4
  • Epidermal Growth Factor-Like Protein 8 3
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 8 2
  • EGF-Like-Domain, Multiple 8 2

External Ids for EGFL8 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EGFL8 Gene

  • C6orf8

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EGFL8 Gene

  • GC06P031904
  • GC06P032192
  • GC06P032229
  • GC06P032241
  • GC06P032132
  • GC06P031886

Summaries for EGFL8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EGFL8 Gene

EGFL8 (EGF Like Domain Multiple 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EGFL8 include Ischemic Bone Disease. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is EGFL7.

Additional gene information for EGFL8 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 EGFL8 Gene

Genomics for EGFL8 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for EGFL8 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for EGFL8 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
GH06J032150 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 660.6 -11.2 -11166 5.1 FEZF1 DMAP1 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC MEF2D GLIS1 NBN NR2C1 EGFL8 LOC100507547 PPT2-EGFL8 ENSG00000285085 PRRT1 PPT2 ATF6B MSH5 BRD2 HLA-DRB1
GH06J032165 Promoter/Enhancer 1.5 EPDnew ENCODE 650.7 +3.4 3393 4.2 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT SIN3A POLR2B ZNF766 CBX5 ZNF143 ZNF592 EGFL8 ATF6B RNF5 AGPAT1 SKIV2L DXO MICB HLA-DQA2 HLA-C MIR6721
GH06J032163 Promoter/Enhancer 1 EPDnew ENCODE 650.7 -0.5 -545 1.6 ARHGAP35 NFIC POLR2A SUPT5H EGFL8 HLA-DRB1 C4A ATF6B SKIV2L ENSG00000285085 PPT2-EGFL8 PPT2
GH06J032164 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 650.7 -1.4 -1418 0.1 EGFL8 PPT2 ENSG00000285085 PPT2-EGFL8
GH06J032965 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 38.8 +806.1 806086 10.4 ZFP64 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 ZNF548 ZNF263 BRD2 HLA-DMA ENSG00000223837 LEMD2 ATF6B VPS52 RXRB DAXX WDR46 HCG25
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around EGFL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the EGFL8 gene promoter:
  • p53
  • N-Myc
  • E47
  • Tal-1beta
  • NF-1
  • Egr-2
  • Tal-1

Genomic Locations for EGFL8 Gene

Genomic Locations for EGFL8 Gene
3,703 bases
Plus strand
3,703 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EGFL8 Gene

Genes around EGFL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EGFL8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EGFL8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

Proteins for EGFL8 Gene

  • Protein details for EGFL8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Epidermal growth factor-like protein 8
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B0S884
    • G5E9Q0
    • Q5JP23
    • Q5SSX3
    • Q8IV30

    Protein attributes for EGFL8 Gene

    293 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    32262 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for EGFL8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EGFL8 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn50
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for EGFL8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for EGFL8
  • Boster Bio Antibodies for EGFL8
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for EGFL8

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EGFL8 Gene

Domains & Families for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Families for EGFL8 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EGFL8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EGFL8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EGFL8 Gene

Function for EGFL8 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 signaling receptor binding IBA --
GO:0005509 calcium ion binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EGFL8: view

Animal Models for EGFL8 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EGFL8:
  • Egfl8 Egfl8<tm1.1(KOMP)Vlcg>
  • Egfl8 Egfl8<tm1Lex>

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for EGFL8

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for EGFL8

Clone Products

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EGFL8 Gene

Localization for EGFL8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EGFL8 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 EGFL8 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
nucleus 2

Subcellular locations from the

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

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0009986 cell surface IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view

Pathways & Interactions for EGFL8 Gene

SuperPathways for EGFL8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 NOT in utero embryonic development ISS --
GO:0048856 anatomical structure development IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for EGFL8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EGFL8 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EGFL8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for EGFL8 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EGFL8 Gene

EGF-like-domain, multiple 8:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for EGFL8

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EGFL8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EGFL8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EGFL8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EGFL8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EGFL8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spinal cord (56.2) and Urinary Bladder (12.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for EGFL8 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EGFL8 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EGFL8 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EGFL8 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EGFL8 Gene

  • Skin(4)
  • Nervous system(4)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EGFL8: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EGFL8 Gene

Orthologs for EGFL8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for EGFL8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 33
  • 99.31 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 33
  • 86.46 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 33
  • 85.44 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Egfl8 33
  • 80.6 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Egfl8 16 34 33
  • 80.14 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EGFL8 34
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EGFL8 34
  • 66 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EGFL8 34
  • 44 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia egfl8 33
  • 52.5 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta slow 34
  • 13 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EGFL8 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Tree for EGFL8 (if available)
Gene Tree for EGFL8 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for EGFL8: view image

Paralogs for EGFL8 Gene

Paralogs for EGFL8 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with EGFL8: view

Variants for EGFL8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EGFL8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs771678882 uncertain-significance, not specified 32,162,807(+) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000918959 -- 32,163,153(+) C/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1001325703 -- 32,168,680(+) G/C downstream_transcript_variant
rs1002422716 -- 32,162,700(+) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1002696895 -- 32,165,807(+) A/C intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EGFL8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv10404n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv10463n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv10472n54 CNV loss 21841781
esv2759415 CNV gain+loss 17122850
nsv1073969 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1112900 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1126749 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv602104 CNV loss 21841781
nsv830629 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for EGFL8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 52.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.43; 77.25% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for EGFL8 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assay Products

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EGFL8 Gene

Disorders for EGFL8 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for EGFL8 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
ischemic bone disease
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search EGFL8 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for EGFL8

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with EGFL8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EGFL8 Gene

Publications for EGFL8 Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci associated with circulating phospho- and sphingolipid concentrations. (PMID: 22359512) Demirkan A … EUROSPAN consortium (PLoS genetics 2012) 3 44 58
  2. Examination of genetic polymorphisms in newborns for signatures of sex-specific prenatal selection. (PMID: 20587610) Ucisik-Akkaya E … Dorak MT (Molecular human reproduction 2010) 3 44 58
  3. High-density SNP screening of the major histocompatibility complex in systemic lupus erythematosus demonstrates strong evidence for independent susceptibility regions. (PMID: 19851445) Barcellos LF … Criswell LA (PLoS genetics 2009) 3 44 58
  4. Several loci in the HLA class III region are associated with T1D risk after adjusting for DRB1-DQB1. (PMID: 19143814) Valdes AM … Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 2009) 3 44 58
  5. Signal peptide prediction based on analysis of experimentally verified cleavage sites. (PMID: 15340161) Zhang Z … Henzel WJ (Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society 2004) 3 4 58

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