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Aliases for FAM53B Gene

Aliases for FAM53B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 53 Member B 2 3 5
  • KIAA0140 2 3 4
  • Protein Simplet 3 4
  • Smp 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 53, Member B 2
  • Simplet Homolog (Zebrafish) 2
  • Simplet Homolog 3
  • Protein FAM53B 3
  • BA12J10.2 3

External Ids for FAM53B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM53B Gene

  • KIAA0140

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM53B Gene

  • GC10M126296
  • GC10M119994

Summaries for FAM53B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM53B Gene

FAM53B (Family With Sequence Similarity 53 Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM53C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM53B Gene

  • Acts as a regulator of Wnt signaling pathway by regulating beta-catenin (CTNNB1) nuclear localization.

Additional gene information for FAM53B 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 FAM53B Gene

Genomics for FAM53B Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for FAM53B Gene

Promoters and enhancers for FAM53B 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
GH10I124731 Promoter/Enhancer 2.7 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 561.7 +3.9 3928 18.4 PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF207 FAM53B EEF1AKMT2 ENSG00000234134 EDRF1 ABRAXAS2 GC10P124736 ENSG00000258539
GH10I124714 Enhancer 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 34.6 +21.6 21563 16.1 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 MLX ARNT SIN3A IRF4 ZNF766 ZNF207 EEF1AKMT2 FAM53B ABRAXAS2 ZRANB1 GC10P124736 GC10P124712 FAM53B-AS1 ENSG00000258539
GH10I124635 Enhancer 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 27.8 +104.8 104829 7.6 HDGF PKNOX1 RFX5 ZNF766 SCRT2 ATF7 IKZF2 SMARCA5 CEBPB REST FAM53B CHST15 ABRAXAS2 ZRANB1 EEF1AKMT2 GC10M124645 PIR48648 FAM53B-AS1 ENSG00000258539
GH10I124691 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 25.8 +43.0 42954 19.6 HDGF CLOCK SMAD1 FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B IRF4 ZNF766 REST ZNF592 EEF1AKMT2 FAM53B LHPP ZRANB1 FAM53B-AS1 PIR45733 GC10M124645 PIR48648 ENSG00000258539
GH10I124645 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 23.7 +93.2 93243 11.3 HDGF MLX ARID4B FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 ZNF48 YY1 TCF12 ATF7 FAM53B CHST15 EEF1AKMT2 LHPP ZRANB1 GC10M124645 PIR48648 FAM53B-AS1 ENSG00000258539
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around FAM53B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FAM53B gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for FAM53B Gene

Genomic Locations for FAM53B Gene
125,070 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FAM53B Gene

Genes around FAM53B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM53B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM53B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM53B Gene

Proteins for FAM53B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM53B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM53B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DRF1
    • Q5VUW1
    • Q5VUW2
    • Q8N5S6

    Protein attributes for FAM53B Gene

    422 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    45768 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with CTNNB1.
    • Sequence=BAA09489.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM53B Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM53B Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM53B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM53B Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM53B Gene

Domains & Families for FAM53B Gene

Gene Families for FAM53B Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for FAM53B Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM53B Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM53 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM53 family.
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Function for FAM53B Gene

Molecular function for FAM53B Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a regulator of Wnt signaling pathway by regulating beta-catenin (CTNNB1) nuclear localization.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for FAM53B Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FAM53B: view

Animal Models for FAM53B Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FAM53B:

Animal Model Products

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM53B Gene

Localization for FAM53B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM53B 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 FAM53B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM53B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 25183871
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM53B: view

Pathways & Interactions for FAM53B Gene

SuperPathways for FAM53B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM53B Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q14153-FA53B_HUMAN for FAM53B Gene via IID MINT

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM53B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016055 Wnt signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0035411 catenin import into nucleus IMP 25183871
GO:0090263 positive regulation of canonical Wnt signaling pathway IMP 25183871
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM53B: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM53B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM53B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM53B Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM53B Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM53B Gene

Family with sequence similarity 53, member B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM53B Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14 ^ 15a ·
SP1: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP2: - -
SP3: - -
SP4: -
SP5: - - - - -
SP6: - -
SP7: - - -
SP8: - - -
SP9: -
SP12: - - - -
SP13: - - - -
SP14: - -

ExUns: 15b · 15c ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18
SP1: - -
SP8: -
SP9: -

Relevant External Links for FAM53B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM53B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for FAM53B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM53B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Blymphocyte (45.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM53B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM53B Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM53B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM53B Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM53B Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected in skeletal muscle, kidney, spleen, thyroid, testis, ovary, small intestine, colon and peripheral blood.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for FAM53B Gene

  • Nervous system(4.8)
  • Lung(4.5)
  • Bone marrow(4.2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM53B: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for FAM53B Gene

Orthologs for FAM53B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM53B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM53B 33 34
  • 99.84 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM53B 33 34
  • 88.47 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam53b 33 16 34
  • 85.79 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam53b 33
  • 85 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM53B 33 34
  • 82.88 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM53B 34
  • 68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM53B 33 34
  • 72.77 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM53B 34
  • 69 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam53b 33 34
  • 54.84 (n)
wufj93e03 33
Species where no ortholog for FAM53B 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)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for FAM53B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM53B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM53B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM53B Gene

Paralogs for FAM53B Gene

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Variants for FAM53B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM53B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000002863 -- 124,693,545(-) G/C intron_variant
rs1000004500 -- 124,670,169(-) CC/C intron_variant
rs1000005709 -- 124,720,669(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000014999 -- 124,735,620(-) C/T intron_variant
rs1000031808 -- 124,741,409(-) C/A intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM53B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv1000820 CNV deletion 20482838
esv3579215 CNV loss 25503493
esv3584565 CNV gain 24956385
nsv1050837 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1051396 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1069087 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1131007 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv467473 CNV loss 19166990
nsv470973 CNV loss 18288195
nsv478097 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv521161 CNV gain+loss 19592680
nsv552288 CNV loss 21841781
nsv7589 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv825604 CNV gain 20364138
nsv832013 CNV loss 17160897
nsv832014 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for FAM53B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 71.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.06; 21.63% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FAM53B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM53B Gene

Disorders for FAM53B Gene

Additional Disease Information for FAM53B

No disorders were found for FAM53B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM53B Gene

Publications for FAM53B Gene

  1. Simplet/Fam53b is required for Wnt signal transduction by regulating β-catenin nuclear localization. (PMID: 25183871) Kizil C … Antos CL (Development (Cambridge, England) 2014) 2 3 4 58
  2. Medaka simplet (FAM53B) belongs to a family of novel vertebrate genes controlling cell proliferation. (PMID: 16611694) Thermes V … Joly JS (Development (Cambridge, England) 2006) 2 3 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. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. IV. The coding sequences of 40 new genes (KIAA0121-KIAA0160) deduced by analysis of cDNA clones from human cell line KG-1. (PMID: 8590280) Nagase T … Nomura N (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 1995) 3 4 58

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