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Aliases for FAM120C Gene

Aliases for FAM120C Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 120C 2 3 5
  • Tumor Antigen BJ-HCC-21 3 4
  • CXorf17 3 4
  • Constitutive Coactivator Of PPAR-Gamma-Like Protein 2 3
  • Chromosome X Open Reading Frame 17 2
  • Protein FAM120C 4
  • ORF34 3

External Ids for FAM120C Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM120C Gene

  • CXorf17

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM120C Gene

  • GC0XM054111
  • GC0XM051147

Summaries for FAM120C Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for FAM120C Gene

  • This gene encodes a potential transmembrane protein and lies in a region where mutations and deletions have been associated with intellectual disability and autism. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]

GeneCards Summary for FAM120C Gene

FAM120C (Family With Sequence Similarity 120C) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FAM120C include Syndromic X-Linked Intellectual Disability Siderius Type and Xp11.22 Deletion. An important paralog of this gene is FAM120A.

Additional gene information for FAM120C Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FAM120C Gene

Genomics for FAM120C Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for FAM120C Gene

Promoters and enhancers for FAM120C 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
GH0XJ054177 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 654.9 +2.6 2580 6.9 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 GLIS2 ZNF143 FOS RUNX3 DEK FAM120C RPL7AP71 RPSAP62 TSR2 ENSG00000233250 RPL37P24
GH0XJ053223 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 11.7 +958.5 958546 2.9 PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 IRF4 KDM5C GPR173 TSPYL2 FAM156B ACTG1P10 KANTR RPSAP62 SSXP5 SSX7 XAGE1A
GH0XJ054042 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 5.6 +138.9 138932 3.9 PKNOX1 CLOCK FOXA2 ARNT NEUROD1 SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 PHF8 KDM5C ACTG1P10 SMC1A KANTR ENSG00000233250 TSPYL2 APEX2 GPR173 MAGED2
GH0XJ054171 Enhancer 0.5 ENCODE 5.8 +11.5 11479 1.1 ZNF121 PRDM6 ATF7 ATF2 SP7 FAM120C RPL37P24
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around FAM120C on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FAM120C gene promoter:
  • AREB6
  • AP-2gamma
  • POU3F2 (N-Oct-5b)
  • POU3F2 (N-Oct-5a)
  • POU3F2
  • AML1a
  • Cart-1
  • ISGF-3

Genomic Locations for FAM120C Gene

Genomic Locations for FAM120C Gene
114,958 bases
Minus strand
114,958 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FAM120C Gene

Genes around FAM120C on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM120C Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM120C Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM120C Gene

Proteins for FAM120C Gene

  • Protein details for FAM120C Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Constitutive coactivator of PPAR-gamma-like protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RMT7

    Protein attributes for FAM120C Gene

    1096 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    120588 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAM82751.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of frame.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA91219.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of frame.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM120C Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM120C Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM120C Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys25
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for FAM120C Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM120C Gene

Domains & Families for FAM120C Gene

Gene Families for FAM120C Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for FAM120C Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM120C Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the constitutive coactivator of PPAR-gamma family.
  • Belongs to the constitutive coactivator of PPAR-gamma family.
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Function for FAM120C Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM120C Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003723 RNA binding HDA 22658674
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Phenotypes for FAM120C Gene

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miRNA for FAM120C Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM120C

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM120C Gene

Localization for FAM120C 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 FAM120C gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
peroxisome 1

Subcellular locations from the

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

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM120C Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IBA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM120C Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM120C Gene

SuperPathways for FAM120C Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM120C Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM120C Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM120C Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM120C Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM120C Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM120C Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM120C Gene

Family with sequence similarity 120C:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM120C Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17
SP1: -

Relevant External Links for FAM120C Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM120C Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for FAM120C Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM120C Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lavage (44.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for FAM120C Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM120C Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM120C Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM120C Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM120C Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed at low levels in a number of tissues.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for FAM120C Gene

  • Nervous system(4.2)
  • Skin(4)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM120C: 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 FAM120C Gene

Orthologs for FAM120C Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM120C Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM120C 34 33
  • 97.14 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM120C 34 33
  • 93.04 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam120c 16 34 33
  • 89.99 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM120C 34 33
  • 88.88 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM120C 34
  • 73 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM120C 34
  • 61 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM120C 34
  • 68 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam120c 34 33
  • 64.8 (n)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2916 33
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 39 (a)
-- 34
  • 34 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM120C 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for FAM120C Gene

Gene Tree for FAM120C (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM120C (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for FAM120C: view image

Paralogs for FAM120C Gene

Paralogs for FAM120C Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for FAM120C Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

  • F120C_HUMAN
  • F8W881_HUMAN
  • Q642I8_HUMAN
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Variants for FAM120C Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM120C Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000013251 -- 54,162,129(-) T/C genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000107714 -- 54,176,945(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000192837 -- 54,109,946(-) T/A genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000218077 -- 54,128,717(-) T/C genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000249354 -- 54,128,120(-) C/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM120C Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv4241n106 CNV duplication 24896259
esv2740175 CNV deletion 23290073
nsv1078112 CNV duplication 25765185
nsv1115266 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1115267 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1149689 CNV duplication 26484159
nsv435891 CNV deletion 17901297
nsv953416 CNV duplication 24416366

Variation tolerance for FAM120C Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 5.03% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.72; 32.70% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FAM120C 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 FAM120C Gene

Disorders for FAM120C Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for FAM120C Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, and GeneCards

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for FAM120C

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 FAM120C: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM120C Gene

Publications for FAM120C Gene

  1. The human gene CXorf17 encodes a member of a novel family of putative transmembrane proteins: cDNA cloning and characterization of CXorf17 and its mouse ortholog orf34. (PMID: 14585507) Holden S … Raymond FL (Gene 2003) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Autism-associated familial microdeletion of Xp11.22. (PMID: 18498374) Qiao Y … Lewis ME (Clinical genetics 2008) 3 44 58
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  4. 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
  5. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58

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