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Aliases for EPB41L5 Gene

Aliases for EPB41L5 Gene

  • Erythrocyte Membrane Protein Band 4.1 Like 5 2 3 5
  • Yurt Homolog (Drosophila) 2
  • Band 4.1-Like Protein 5 3
  • Yurt Homolog 3
  • KIAA1548 4
  • BE37 3
  • YMO1 3
  • YRT 3

External Ids for EPB41L5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EPB41L5 Gene

  • GC02P118691
  • GC02P120677
  • GC02P120865
  • GC02P120486
  • GC02P113095
  • GC02P120770

Summaries for EPB41L5 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EPB41L5 Gene

EPB41L5 (Erythrocyte Membrane Protein Band 4.1 Like 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EPB41L5 include Intussusception. Among its related pathways are Protein-protein interactions at synapses and Transmission across Chemical Synapses. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein domain specific binding and cytoskeletal protein binding. An important paralog of this gene is EPB41L4B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPB41L5 Gene

  • May contribute to the correct positioning of tight junctions during the establishment of polarity in epithelial cells.

Additional gene information for EPB41L5 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 EPB41L5 Gene

Genomics for EPB41L5 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for EPB41L5 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for EPB41L5 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
GH02J120011 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 661.6 +0.2 240 3.2 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF143 EPB41L5 TMEM185B C2orf76 LOC105373582
GH02J119758 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 8.9 -252.1 -252050 4.7 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 ZNF143 ZNF263 SP3 PTPN4 LOC101927764 EPB41L5 GC02P119982
GH02J119541 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.5 -466.2 -466215 10.8 PKNOX1 CLOCK ATF1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A ZNF48 TCF12 ZNF213 GATA2 CFAP221 SCTR TMEM185B TMEM177 EPB41L5
GH02J120066 Enhancer 1 ENCODE 9.3 +54.5 54510 2.2 PKNOX1 CLOCK FOXA2 MLX ARID4B DMAP1 ETS1 YY1 SLC30A9 NFKBIZ EPB41L5 TMEM185B LOC105373582
GH02J119820 Enhancer 0.8 Ensembl 11.3 -192.6 -192604 0.4 PKNOX1 JUN MZF1 KLF14 ZIC2 ZFHX2 GLIS2 ZNF366 PRDM10 ZNF600 PTPN4 EPB41L5 TMEM177 LOC101927764 GC02P119982
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around EPB41L5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the EPB41L5 gene promoter:
  • POU2F1
  • AP-2gamma
  • AP-2beta
  • AP-2alphaA
  • AP-2alpha
  • POU2F1a
  • E47
  • MyoD
  • Hand1
  • C/EBPalpha

Genomic Locations for EPB41L5 Gene

Genomic Locations for EPB41L5 Gene
166,117 bases
Plus strand
166,117 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EPB41L5 Gene

Genes around EPB41L5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EPB41L5 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EPB41L5 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EPB41L5 Gene

Proteins for EPB41L5 Gene

  • Protein details for EPB41L5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Band 4.1-like protein 5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q7Z5S1
    • Q8IZ12
    • Q9H975

    Protein attributes for EPB41L5 Gene

    733 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    81856 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with MPP5, CRB2 and CRB3.

    Alternative splice isoforms for EPB41L5 Gene


neXtProt entry for EPB41L5 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EPB41L5 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys510, Lys508, Lys350, and Lys40
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EPB41L5 Gene

Domains & Families for EPB41L5 Gene

Gene Families for EPB41L5 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EPB41L5 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The FERM domain binds to CRB1.
  • The FERM domain binds to CRB1.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EPB41L5: view

Function for EPB41L5 Gene

Molecular function for EPB41L5 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May contribute to the correct positioning of tight junctions during the establishment of polarity in epithelial cells.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for EPB41L5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EPB41L5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005200 structural constituent of cytoskeleton IBA --
GO:0008092 cytoskeletal protein binding IEA --
GO:0019904 protein domain specific binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPB41L5: view
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Animal Models for EPB41L5 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EPB41L5:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for EPB41L5 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target EPB41L5

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EPB41L5 Gene

Localization for EPB41L5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPB41L5 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cell junction, adherens junction. Note=Associated with the plasma membrane. Colocalizes with CTNNB1, an adherens junction marker (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

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 EPB41L5 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 5
cytoskeleton 4
nucleus 3
mitochondrion 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Plasma membrane (3)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EPB41L5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IBA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IDA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPB41L5: view

Pathways & Interactions for EPB41L5 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with EPB41L5: view

Pathways by source for EPB41L5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EPB41L5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 in utero embryonic development IEA --
GO:0001756 somitogenesis IEA --
GO:0001837 epithelial to mesenchymal transition IEA --
GO:0001839 neural plate morphogenesis IEA --
GO:0001954 positive regulation of cell-matrix adhesion IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPB41L5: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for EPB41L5 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EPB41L5 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EPB41L5 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EPB41L5 Gene

Erythrocyte membrane protein band 4.1 like 5:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EPB41L5 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18a · 18b ^ 19 ^ 20 ^ 21 ^
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - -
SP5: -

ExUns: 22 ^ 23 ^ 24 ^ 25 ^ 26
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for EPB41L5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EPB41L5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EPB41L5 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EPB41L5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (19.0), Testis (18.0), and Retina (8.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for EPB41L5 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EPB41L5 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EPB41L5 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EPB41L5 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EPB41L5 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.7)
  • Liver(4.3)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EPB41L5: 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 EPB41L5 Gene

Orthologs for EPB41L5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for EPB41L5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EPB41L5 34
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EPB41L5 34
  • 88 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EPB41L5 34
  • 86 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Epb4.1l5 34 33
  • 84.72 (n)
Epb41l5 16
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EPB41L5 34
  • 79 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EPB41L5 34
  • 72 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EPB41L5 34 33
  • 69.95 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EPB41L5 34
  • 69 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia epb4.1l5-prov 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii epb41l5 34 33 33
  • 63.95 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta yrt 34
  • 33 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea frm-2 34
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 60 (a)
Cin.1768 33
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.1768 33
Species where no ortholog for EPB41L5 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for EPB41L5 Gene

Gene Tree for EPB41L5 (if available)
Gene Tree for EPB41L5 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for EPB41L5: view image

Paralogs for EPB41L5 Gene

(13) SIMAP similar genes for EPB41L5 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

  • E41L5_HUMAN
  • Q4ZG32_HUMAN
  • Q53RT1_HUMAN
  • Q53T34_HUMAN Pseudogenes for EPB41L5 Gene

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Variants for EPB41L5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EPB41L5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000004172 -- 120,022,222(+) T/C intron_variant
rs1000011910 -- 120,155,139(+) C/A genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000037006 -- 120,138,812(+) C/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000037269 -- 120,024,940(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000038939 -- 120,018,092(+) C/A genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant, upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EPB41L5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1000477 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1007653 CNV loss 25217958
nsv524770 CNV loss 19592680
nsv834345 CNV gain 17160897
nsv834346 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for EPB41L5 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 46.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.42; 54.52% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for EPB41L5 Gene

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

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPB41L5 Gene

Disorders for EPB41L5 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for EPB41L5 Gene - From: HGMD and DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • intussusception of intestine
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for EPB41L5

genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with EPB41L5: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EPB41L5 Gene

Publications for EPB41L5 Gene

  1. FERM protein EPB41L5 is a novel member of the mammalian CRB-MPP5 polarity complex. (PMID: 17920587) Gosens I … Roepman R (Experimental cell research 2007) 3 4 58
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  3. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XVIII. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 10997877) Nagase T … Ohara O (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2000) 3 4 58
  4. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  5. The FERM protein EPB41L5 regulates actomyosin contractility and focal adhesion formation to maintain the kidney filtration barrier. (PMID: 28536193) Schell C … Huber TB (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2017) 3 58

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