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Aliases for EXOC3 Gene

Aliases for EXOC3 Gene

  • Exocyst Complex Component 3 2 3 3 5
  • Exocyst Complex Component Sec6 3 4
  • SEC6L1 3 4
  • SEC6 3 4
  • SEC6-Like 1 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • Sec 6 Homolog 3
  • SEC6-Like 1 3
  • Sec6p 3

External Ids for EXOC3 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EXOC3 Gene

  • SEC6L1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EXOC3 Gene

  • GC05P000497

Summaries for EXOC3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for EXOC3 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a component of the exocyst complex, a multiple protein complex essential for targeting exocytic vesicles to specific docking sites on the plasma membrane. Though best characterized in yeast, the component proteins and functions of exocyst complex have been demonstrated to be highly conserved in higher eukaryotes. At least eight components of the exocyst complex, including this protein, are found to interact with the actin cytoskeletal remodeling and vesicle transport machinery. The complex is also essential for the biogenesis of epithelial cell surface polarity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for EXOC3 Gene

EXOC3 (Exocyst Complex Component 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Sertoli-Sertoli Cell Junction Dynamics. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include SNARE binding. An important paralog of this gene is EXOC3L1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EXOC3 Gene

  • Component of the exocyst complex involved in the docking of exocytic vesicles with fusion sites on the plasma membrane.

Gene Wiki entry for EXOC3 Gene

Additional gene information for EXOC3 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EXOC3 Gene

Genomics for EXOC3 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for EXOC3 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for EXOC3 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
GH05J000442 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 689 +0.2 199 2.6 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 POLR2B EXOC3 EXOC3-AS1 GC05P000439 PP7080
GH05J000413 Enhancer 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 37 -27.9 -27857 3.2 HDGF YY1 NCOA2 POLR2B GLIS2 GATA2 KLF7 ATF7 SP3 SMARCB1 SLC9A3-AS1 EXOC3 LOC100310782 LOC100128803 MTCO2P32 EXOC3-AS1 ENSG00000250645 GC05M000414 AHRR
GH05J000470 Promoter/Enhancer 1.7 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 34.6 +30.0 30010 4.4 ARNT SIN3A ZNF2 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF207 DEK SP3 NFYC MXD4 SLC9A3-AS1 ENSG00000188242 PP7080 EXOC3 BRD9 ENSG00000250645 EXOC3-AS1 SLC9A3
GH05J000890 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 19.6 +449.2 449156 4.2 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 POLR2B ZNF207 ZNF143 BRD9 TRIP13 LOC100132773 EXOC3 SDHAP3 SLC9A3-AS1 SLC9A3 GC05P000886
GH05J000424 Enhancer 1.2 FANTOM5 Ensembl dbSUPER 28.5 -18.5 -18457 1 HDGF BACH1 EBF1 ZIC2 KLF5 ZNF335 ZFHX2 POLR2A EED ZNF143 EXOC3 SLC9A3-AS1 AHRR PDCD6 EXOC3-AS1 ZDHHC11 PIR58727 PIR54496 GC05M000432
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around EXOC3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the EXOC3 gene promoter:
  • Lmo2
  • NRSF form 2
  • NRSF form 1
  • NF-kappaB2
  • NF-kappaB1
  • NF-kappaB
  • Egr-4
  • AREB6
  • HNF-4alpha2
  • HNF-4alpha1

Genomic Locations for EXOC3 Gene

Genomic Locations for EXOC3 Gene
28,780 bases
Plus strand
28,780 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EXOC3 Gene

Genes around EXOC3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EXOC3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EXOC3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EXOC3 Gene

Proteins for EXOC3 Gene

  • Protein details for EXOC3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Exocyst complex component 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6P2E8
    • Q8TEN6
    • Q8WUW0
    • Q96DI4

    Protein attributes for EXOC3 Gene

    756 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    86845 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • The exocyst complex is composed of EXOC1, EXOC2, EXOC3, EXOC4, EXOC5, EXOC6, EXOC7 and EXOC8 (By similarity). Interacts with EXOC3L1 (By similarity). Interacts with BIRC6/bruce. Interacts with MYRIP (By similarity).
    • Sequence=BAB84912.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=1, 563; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for EXOC3 Gene


neXtProt entry for EXOC3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EXOC3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for EXOC3 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EXOC3 Gene

Domains & Families for EXOC3 Gene

Gene Families for EXOC3 Gene

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

Protein Domains for EXOC3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EXOC3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the SEC6 family.
  • Belongs to the SEC6 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EXOC3: view

Function for EXOC3 Gene

Molecular function for EXOC3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Component of the exocyst complex involved in the docking of exocytic vesicles with fusion sites on the plasma membrane.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for EXOC3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EXOC3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000149 SNARE binding IBA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 18329369
GO:0045296 cadherin binding IDA 25468996
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EXOC3: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EXOC3: view

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CRISPR Products

miRNA for EXOC3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target EXOC3

Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EXOC3 Gene

Localization for EXOC3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EXOC3 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Cell projection, growth cone. Midbody. Golgi apparatus. Note=Perinuclear in undifferentiated cells. Redistributes to growing neurites and growth cones during neuronal differentiation (By similarity). During mitosis, early recruitment to the midbody requires RALA, but not RALB, and EXOC2. In late stages of cytokinesis, localization to the midbody is RALB-dependent (PubMed:18756269). {ECO:0000250 UniProtKB:O54921, ECO:0000269 PubMed:18756269}.

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 EXOC3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
golgi apparatus 4
nucleus 3
plasma membrane 2
mitochondrion 2
cytoskeleton 1
peroxisome 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
endosome 1

Subcellular locations from the

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

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EXOC3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000145 exocyst IBA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0030426 growth cone IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EXOC3: view

Pathways & Interactions for EXOC3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with EXOC3: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EXOC3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006887 exocytosis IBA --
GO:0015031 protein transport IEA --
GO:0051601 exocyst localization IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EXOC3: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for EXOC3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EXOC3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EXOC3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for EXOC3 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(10) Additional mRNA sequences :
(332) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(10) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for EXOC3 Gene

Exocyst complex component 3:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EXOC3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EXOC3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EXOC3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EXOC3 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EXOC3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone (19.4) and Brain (6.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for EXOC3 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EXOC3 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EXOC3 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EXOC3 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for EXOC3 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in epididymis (at protein level).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EXOC3 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.7)
  • Intestine(4.3)
  • Lung(4.3)
  • Spleen(4.3)
  • Liver(2.7)
  • Kidney(2.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EXOC3: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EXOC3 Gene

Orthologs for EXOC3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for EXOC3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EXOC3 34 33
  • 99.69 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 94 (a)
EXOC3 33
  • 88.32 (n)
-- 34
  • 64 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EXOC3 34
  • 89 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Exoc3 16 34 33
  • 86.8 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EXOC3 34 33
  • 86.49 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Exoc3 33
  • 86.4 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EXOC3 34
  • 86 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EXOC3 34 33
  • 75.75 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EXOC3 34
  • 76 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia exoc3 33
  • 71.19 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.24117 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii exoc3 34 33
  • 73.04 (n)
Dr.7300 33
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP009058 33
  • 51.48 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta sec6 34 33
  • 50.46 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea sec-6 34 33
  • 45.07 (n)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes SEC6 36
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 47 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EXOC3 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)
  • 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 EXOC3 Gene

Gene Tree for EXOC3 (if available)
Gene Tree for EXOC3 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for EXOC3: view image

Paralogs for EXOC3 Gene

Paralogs for EXOC3 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for EXOC3 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

  • D6RB59_HUMAN
  • H0Y995_HUMAN
genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with EXOC3: view

Variants for EXOC3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EXOC3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000112045 -- 449,230(+) C/G/T intron_variant
rs1000301955 -- 472,069(+) G/A downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000319134 -- 464,884(+) G/C intron_variant
rs1000415538 -- 465,161(+) G/A/C 3_prime_UTR_variant, coding_sequence_variant, synonymous_variant
rs1000457984 -- 445,059(+) G/A 5_prime_UTR_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant, upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EXOC3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv9479n54 CNV gain 21841781
esv1945211 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2547373 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2752071 CNV gain 17911159
esv2759315 CNV loss 17122850
esv3603744 CNV gain 21293372
esv3603745 CNV gain 21293372
esv3603747 CNV loss 21293372
esv3603748 CNV gain 21293372
esv3894107 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1019215 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1027279 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1030767 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1032584 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1032824 CNV gain 25217958
nsv10647 CNV gain 18304495
nsv1133013 OTHER inversion 24896259
nsv1147234 OTHER inversion 26484159
nsv461889 CNV gain 19166990
nsv461890 CNV gain 19166990
nsv4673 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv4674 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv513205 CNV loss 21212237
nsv527666 CNV loss 19592680
nsv596626 CNV gain 21841781
nsv596628 CNV gain 21841781
nsv596629 CNV gain 21841781
nsv830183 CNV gain+loss 17160897
nsv830184 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for EXOC3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 15.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.85; 34.72% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for EXOC3 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EXOC3 Gene

Disorders for EXOC3 Gene

Additional Disease Information for EXOC3

No disorders were found for EXOC3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EXOC3 Gene

Publications for EXOC3 Gene

  1. Systematic mapping and functional analysis of a family of human epididymal secretory sperm-located proteins. (PMID: 20736409) Li J … Liu Y (Molecular & cellular proteomics : MCP 2010) 3 4 58
  2. Final stages of cytokinesis and midbody ring formation are controlled by BRUCE. (PMID: 18329369) Pohl C … Jentsch S (Cell 2008) 3 4 58
  3. 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
  4. Characterization of long cDNA clones from human adult spleen. II. The complete sequences of 81 cDNA clones. (PMID: 12693554) Jikuya H … Ohara O (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2003) 3 4 58
  5. A "double adaptor" method for improved shotgun library construction. (PMID: 8619474) Andersson B … Gibbs RA (Analytical biochemistry 1996) 2 3 58

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