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Aliases for FAM122A Gene

Aliases for FAM122A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 122A 2 3 5
  • C9orf42 3 4
  • Chromosome 9 Open Reading Frame 42 2
  • Protein FAM122A 3

External Ids for FAM122A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM122A Gene

  • C9orf42

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM122A Gene

  • GC09P070584
  • GC09P071394
  • GC09P041240

Summaries for FAM122A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM122A Gene

FAM122A (Family With Sequence Similarity 122A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM122B.

Additional gene information for FAM122A 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 FAM122A Gene

Genomics for FAM122A Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for FAM122A Gene

Promoters and enhancers for FAM122A 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
GH09J068777 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 672.3 +0.1 52 4.4 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 POLR2B FAM122A PIP5K1B PTAR1 FAM189A2 LOC100421655
GH09J068704 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 15.6 -71.7 -71671 8.1 ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 ZNF48 GLIS2 ZNF207 ZFP91 ATF7 RUNX3 SP3 PIP5K1B GC09M068708 FAM122A PRKACG ENSG00000236733
GH09J069035 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 13.9 +256.1 256139 2.1 HDGF MLX ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF207 ZNF143 FXN ENSG00000285130 FAM122A PTAR1 TJP2 GC09P069043
GH09J069168 Promoter/Enhancer 2.8 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.7 +395.6 395564 14.5 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 ZNF143 TJP2 PTAR1 FAM122A PGM5 GC09P069204 ENSG00000285130
GH09J068744 Enhancer 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 19.6 -31.9 -31878 6.8 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT NCOA2 TCF12 GATA2 NCOA1 ZNF592 ATF4 GMEB1 GC09P068746 FAM122A PIP5K1B PRKACG RNU6-820P
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around FAM122A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FAM122A gene promoter:
  • Nkx2-5
  • Sox5
  • ATF
  • Ik-3
  • POU2F1
  • POU2F1a
  • TBP
  • RFX1
  • MIF-1

Genomic Locations for FAM122A Gene

Genomic Locations for FAM122A Gene
4,575 bases
Plus strand
3,646 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM122A Gene

Genes around FAM122A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM122A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM122A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM122A Gene

Proteins for FAM122A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM122A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM122A
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FAM122A Gene

    287 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    30529 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FAM122A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM122A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM122A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM122A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM122A Gene

Gene Families for FAM122A Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for FAM122A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM122A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM122 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM122 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FAM122A: view

Function for FAM122A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM122A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 21044950
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM122A: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FAM122A: view

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miRNA for FAM122A Gene

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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 FAM122A Gene

Localization for FAM122A 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 FAM122A gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 2

Subcellular locations from the

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

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM122A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM122A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM122A Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM122A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM122A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM122A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM122A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM122A Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for FAM122A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 122A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM122A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM122A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM122A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for FAM122A Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM122A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (27.3), Pancreas (25.8), and CD8 Tcells (8.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for FAM122A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM122A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM122A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM122A Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM122A: 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 , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for FAM122A Gene

Orthologs for FAM122A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FAM122A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM122A 33
  • 99.54 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM122A 34 33
  • 94.19 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM122A 34 33
  • 94.08 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam122a 33
  • 92.66 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam122a 16 34 33
  • 91.08 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 83 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM122A 34 33
  • 74.03 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam122a 33
  • 69.63 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam122b 34 33
  • 66.29 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG4497 34
  • 16 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM122A 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)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)

Evolution for FAM122A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM122A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM122A (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for FAM122A: view image

Paralogs for FAM122A Gene

Paralogs for FAM122A Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for FAM122A Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

  • F122A_HUMAN
genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FAM122A: view

Variants for FAM122A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM122A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000762651 -- 68,778,099(+) T/C upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000779266 -- 68,781,320(+) TAACT/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001186345 -- 68,782,324(+) A/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001818969 -- 68,781,922(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001883948 -- 68,783,237(+) T/C 3_prime_UTR_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM122A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422258 CNV duplication 17116639

Variation tolerance for FAM122A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 32.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.85; 17.85% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FAM122A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM122A Gene

Disorders for FAM122A Gene

Additional Disease Information for FAM122A

No disorders were found for FAM122A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM122A Gene

Publications for FAM122A Gene

  1. FAM122A, a new endogenous inhibitor of protein phosphatase 2A. (PMID: 27588481) Fan L … Huang Y (Oncotarget 2016) 2 3 58
  2. 14-3-3-Pred: improved methods to predict 14-3-3-binding phosphopeptides. (PMID: 25735772) Madeira F … Barton GJ (Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 2015) 2 3 58
  3. Global, in vivo, and site-specific phosphorylation dynamics in signaling networks. (PMID: 17081983) Olsen JV … Mann M (Cell 2006) 3 4 58
  4. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray SJ … Dunham I (Nature 2004) 3 4 58
  5. 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

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