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Aliases for EXOC4 Gene

Aliases for EXOC4 Gene

  • Exocyst Complex Component 4 2 3 3 5
  • Exocyst Complex Component Sec8 3 4
  • SEC8L1 3 4
  • SEC8 3 4
  • SEC8-Like 1 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • SEC8-Like 1 3
  • KIAA1699 4
  • Sec8p 3

External Ids for EXOC4 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EXOC4 Gene

  • SEC8L1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EXOC4 Gene

  • GC07P132396
  • GC07P132588
  • GC07P132937
  • GC07P127253

Summaries for EXOC4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for EXOC4 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. Alternate transcriptional splice variants, encoding different isoforms, have been characterized. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for EXOC4 Gene

EXOC4 (Exocyst Complex Component 4) 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 PDZ domain binding and Ral GTPase binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EXOC4 Gene

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

Gene Wiki entry for EXOC4 Gene

Additional gene information for EXOC4 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EXOC4 Gene

Genomics for EXOC4 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for EXOC4 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for EXOC4 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
GH07J133252 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 655.8 +0.3 303 1.9 PKNOX1 CLOCK ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 POLR2B ZNF766 EXOC4 LRGUK MIR6133
GH07J133080 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 10.8 -171.3 -171335 2.2 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B YY1 CHCHD3 RNU6-92P ST13P7 EXOC4 PIR37140 GC07P133053
GH07J133852 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE 14.6 +600.7 600699 2.1 CTCF ESRRA ZBTB6 ZSCAN4 EBF1 ZNF48 RAD21 ZNF335 POLR2A ZBTB48 EXOC4 GC07P133850 GC07M133860
GH07J133478 Enhancer 1 ENCODE dbSUPER 10.1 +226.3 226305 1.2 PKNOX1 ZSCAN4 INSM2 MZF1 FEZF1 KLF14 ZNF48 ZNF2 ZNF213 ZSCAN5C EXOC4 RPS15AP23 GC07P133674
GH07J133702 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE 12.2 +451.7 451684 4.4 JUN CEBPG ZBTB40 FOSL1 ZNF316 POLR2A TRIM24 RCOR1 FOSL2 FOS EXOC4 PIR61129 GC07P133674
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around EXOC4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the EXOC4 gene promoter:
  • FOXL1
  • POU2F1a
  • POU2F1
  • NF-1/L
  • NF-1
  • S8
  • IRF-7A
  • TBP

Genomic Locations for EXOC4 Gene

Genomic Locations for EXOC4 Gene
813,523 bases
Plus strand
813,520 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EXOC4 Gene

Genes around EXOC4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EXOC4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EXOC4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EXOC4 Gene

Proteins for EXOC4 Gene

  • Protein details for EXOC4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Exocyst complex component 4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E9PED2
    • Q541U8
    • Q9C0G4
    • Q9H9K0
    • Q9P102

    Protein attributes for EXOC4 Gene

    974 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    110498 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • The exocyst complex is composed of EXOC1, EXOC2, EXOC3, EXOC4, EXOC5, EXOC6, EXOC7 and EXOC8 (By similarity). Interacts with BIRC6/bruce. Interacts with MYRIP (By similarity). Interacts with SH3BP1; required for the localization of both SH3BP1 and the exocyst to the leading edge of migrating cells (PubMed:21658605).

    Alternative splice isoforms for EXOC4 Gene


neXtProt entry for EXOC4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EXOC4 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at isoforms=486, isoforms=2240, isoforms=2223, and Lys9
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for EXOC4 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EXOC4 Gene

Domains & Families for EXOC4 Gene

Gene Families for EXOC4 Gene

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

Protein Domains for EXOC4 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the SEC8 family.
  • Belongs to the SEC8 family.
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Function for EXOC4 Gene

Molecular function for EXOC4 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 EXOC4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EXOC4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 17043677
GO:0017160 Ral GTPase binding IPI 24056301
GO:0030165 PDZ domain binding IEA --
GO:0047485 protein N-terminus binding IPI 18480549
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miRNA for EXOC4 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EXOC4 Gene

Localization for EXOC4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EXOC4 Gene

Midbody, Midbody ring. Cell projection. Note=Colocalizes with CNTRL/centriolin at the midbody ring (PubMed:16213214). Localizes at the leading edge of migrating cells (By similarity). {ECO:0000250 UniProtKB:Q62824, ECO:0000269 PubMed:16213214}.

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 EXOC4 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
nucleus 5
cytosol 5
golgi apparatus 2
cytoskeleton 1
endosome 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Nucleoli (3)
  • Nucleus (3)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EXOC4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000145 exocyst IBA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005902 microvillus IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for EXOC4 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EXOC4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006612 protein targeting to membrane IBA --
GO:0006887 exocytosis IBA --
GO:0006893 Golgi to plasma membrane transport IBA --
GO:0006903 vesicle targeting IBA --
GO:0006904 vesicle docking involved in exocytosis IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EXOC4: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for EXOC4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EXOC4 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EXOC4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EXOC4 Gene

Exocyst complex component 4:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EXOC4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EXOC4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EXOC4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EXOC4 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EXOC4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone (20.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for EXOC4 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EXOC4 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EXOC4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EXOC4 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EXOC4 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.9)
  • Liver(4.3)
  • Muscle(4.3)
  • Kidney(2.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EXOC4: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EXOC4 Gene

Orthologs for EXOC4 Gene

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

Orthologs for EXOC4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EXOC4 34 33
  • 99.62 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EXOC4 34
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EXOC4 34 33
  • 91.92 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EXOC4 34 33
  • 91.1 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 90 (a)
-- 34
  • 85 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Exoc4 33
  • 89.36 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Exoc4 16 34 33
  • 89.19 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EXOC4 34 33
  • 80.63 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 34
  • 88 (a)
-- 34
  • 81 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia exoc4 33
  • 76.59 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii exoc4 34 33
  • 72.83 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta sec8 34 33
  • 49.52 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP001694 33
  • 49.17 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea sec-8 34 33
  • 44.71 (n)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes SEC8 36
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 39 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EXOC4 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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 EXOC4 Gene

Gene Tree for EXOC4 (if available)
Gene Tree for EXOC4 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for EXOC4: view image

Paralogs for EXOC4 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for EXOC4 Gene

Variants for EXOC4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EXOC4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs730882233 likely-pathogenic, Meckel-Gruber syndrome 133,817,543(+) A/G coding_sequence_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs768209201 A colorectal cancer sample 133,895,659(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
VAR_036292 A colorectal cancer sample p.Ser220Phe
rs1000002035 -- 133,328,050(+) C/G/T genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000002038 -- 133,687,555(+) C/G genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EXOC4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv237n6 CNV deletion 16902084
dgv3668n106 CNV deletion 24896259
dgv3669n106 CNV deletion 24896259
dgv6622n100 CNV loss 25217958
dgv6623n100 CNV loss 25217958
dgv6624n100 CNV loss 25217958
esv1009705 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1010219 CNV insertion 20482838
esv1081495 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1677306 CNV insertion 17803354
esv2121190 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2244756 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2473150 CNV insertion 19546169
esv2491664 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2567326 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2657515 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2662196 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2663117 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2663337 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2669987 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2676200 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2735172 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2735174 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2735175 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2759565 CNV gain 17122850
esv2764007 CNV loss 21179565
esv3361602 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3428337 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3443112 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3446426 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3542451 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3542452 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3542458 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3572146 CNV loss 25503493
esv3572147 CNV loss 25503493
esv3572150 CNV loss 25503493
esv3615067 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615068 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615069 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615072 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615073 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615074 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615076 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615077 CNV gain 21293372
esv3615078 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615081 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615082 CNV gain 21293372
esv3615083 CNV gain 21293372
esv3615084 CNV gain 21293372
esv3615085 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615086 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615087 CNV loss 21293372
esv3615088 CNV loss 21293372
esv5070 CNV loss 18987735
esv9349 CNV loss 19470904
esv999690 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1018425 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1020759 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1020795 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1028914 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1031721 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1032205 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1033168 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1034741 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1075998 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1132087 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1147242 CNV insertion 26484159
nsv1152760 CNV duplication 26484159
nsv1153540 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv366574 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv428186 CNV gain 18775914
nsv464725 CNV loss 19166990
nsv470393 CNV gain 18288195
nsv473486 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv474551 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv521054 CNV loss 19592680
nsv525065 CNV loss 19592680
nsv528972 CNV loss 19592680
nsv5955 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv5956 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv608440 CNV loss 21841781
nsv608441 CNV loss 21841781
nsv608442 CNV gain 21841781
nsv608443 CNV loss 21841781
nsv608444 CNV gain 21841781
nsv831143 CNV gain 17160897
nsv831144 CNV loss 17160897
nsv957579 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv970942 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for EXOC4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 16.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.76; 46.99% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for EXOC4 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
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 EXOC4 Gene

Disorders for EXOC4 Gene

Additional Disease Information for EXOC4

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for EXOC4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EXOC4 Gene

Publications for EXOC4 Gene

  1. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XIX. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 11214970) Nagase T … Ohara O (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2000) 2 3 4 58
  2. SH3BP1, an exocyst-associated RhoGAP, inactivates Rac1 at the front to drive cell motility. (PMID: 21658605) Parrini MC … Camonis J (Molecular cell 2011) 3 4 58
  3. Screening for replication of genome-wide SNP associations in sporadic ALS. (PMID: 18987618) Cronin S … Hardiman O (European journal of human genetics : EJHG 2009) 3 44 58
  4. Final stages of cytokinesis and midbody ring formation are controlled by BRUCE. (PMID: 18329369) Pohl C … Jentsch S (Cell 2008) 3 4 58
  5. Polymorphisms near EXOC4 and LRGUK on chromosome 7q32 are associated with Type 2 Diabetes and fasting glucose; the NHLBI Family Heart Study. (PMID: 18498660) Laramie JM … Myers RH (BMC medical genetics 2008) 3 44 58

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