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Aliases for FAM72A Gene

Aliases for FAM72A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 72 Member A 2 3 5
  • LMP1-Induced Protein 2 3 4
  • Latent Membrane Protein 1-Induced Protein 3 4
  • Ugene 3 4
  • LMPIP 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 72, Member A 2
  • Protein FAM72A 3

External Ids for FAM72A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM72A Gene

  • GC01P120553
  • GC01P7M0094
  • GC01P204300
  • GC01P206136

Summaries for FAM72A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM72A Gene

FAM72A (Family With Sequence Similarity 72 Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM72B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM72A Gene

  • May play a role in the regulation of cellular reactive oxygen species metabolism. May participate in cell growth regulation.

Additional gene information for FAM72A 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 FAM72A Gene

Genomics for FAM72A Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for FAM72A Gene

Promoters and enhancers for FAM72A 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
GH01I206201 Promoter/Enhancer 1.9 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +1.0 1018 4.2 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 NEUROD1 SIN3A ZBTB7B GLIS2 FOS ATF7 SP3 FAM72A SRGAP2
GH01I206242 Enhancer 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 0.3 -38.5 -38482 1.2 L3MBTL2 NR2F1 JUNB ELF1 DPF2 BATF ZNF217 NR2C1 IKZF2 SPI1 PIR37211 FAM72A SRGAP2
GH01I206239 Enhancer 0.6 Ensembl ENCODE 0.3 -35.6 -35582 1.8 PKNOX1 ZNF600 PIR37211 FAM72A SRGAP2
GH01I206233 Enhancer 0.4 Ensembl 0.3 -28.4 -28382 0.6 NFIC FEZF1 PIR37211 FAM72A SRGAP2
GH01I206245 Enhancer 0.3 Ensembl 0.3 -41.4 -41381 2.6 NFE2 PIR37211 SRGAP2 FAM72A
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around FAM72A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FAM72A gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for FAM72A Gene

Genomic Locations for FAM72A Gene
18,741 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FAM72A Gene

Genes around FAM72A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM72A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM72A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM72A Gene

Proteins for FAM72A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM72A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM72A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RV15
    • Q5TYM4

    Protein attributes for FAM72A Gene

    149 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    16619 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with UNG.
    • Highly homologous to GCUD2 but localized to a distinct locus.

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM72A Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM72A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM72A Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM72A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM72A Gene

Gene Families for FAM72A Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for FAM72A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM72A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM72 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM72 family.
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Function for FAM72A Gene

Molecular function for FAM72A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in the regulation of cellular reactive oxygen species metabolism. May participate in cell growth regulation.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Up-regulated in peripheral blood mononuclear cells following Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection or following transfection with EBV LMP1 protein.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM72A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
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Phenotypes for FAM72A Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for FAM72A:
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miRNA for FAM72A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM72A

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM72A Gene

Localization for FAM72A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM72A Gene

Cytoplasm. Mitochondrion. Note=A V5 epitope-tagged construct has been shown to localize to the nucleus (PubMed:18676834). 5-7% of total FAM72A is associated with mitochondria around the nucleus in HEK293 cells (PubMed:21317926). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:18676834, ECO:0000269 PubMed:21317926}.

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 FAM72A gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
cytosol 5
extracellular 2
plasma membrane 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Cytosol (2)
  • Plasma membrane (2)
  • Vesicles (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM72A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol IDA --
GO:0043231 intracellular membrane-bounded organelle IDA --
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Pathways & Interactions for FAM72A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM72A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM72A Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: Q5TYM5-FA72A_HUMAN ENSP00000356096 for FAM72A Gene via IID UniProtKB STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM72A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM72A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM72A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM72A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM72A Gene

(7) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(5) Additional mRNA sequences :
(8) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for FAM72A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 72, member A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM72A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b · 6c
SP1: - - - - -
SP3: -
SP4: -

Relevant External Links for FAM72A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM72A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for FAM72A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM72A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Kidney (35.0) and Colon (34.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM72A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM72A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM72A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM72A Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM72A Gene:

Tissue specificity: May be up-regulated in malignant colon cancers, compared to normal colon and colon adenomas. Expression is also elevated in other common cancer types, including breast, lung, uterus, and ovary.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for FAM72A Gene

  • Skin(4.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM72A: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for FAM72A Gene

Orthologs for FAM72A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM72A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM72A 33
  • 100 (n)
-- 34
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM72A 33 34
  • 94.63 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM72A 33
  • 92.62 (n)
-- 34
  • 79 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam72a 33 16 34
  • 90.16 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam72a 33
  • 89.04 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 82 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM72A 33
  • 74.27 (n)
-- 34
  • 74 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 34
  • 73 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam72a 33
  • 64.35 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii zgc:101564 33
  • 66.67 (n)
FAM72B 34
  • 63 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM72A 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)
  • 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 FAM72A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM72A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM72A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM72A Gene

Paralogs for FAM72A Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for FAM72A Gene using alignment to 5 proteins: Pseudogenes for FAM72A Gene

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Variants for FAM72A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM72A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1077770 -- 206,189,142(-) C/A/G/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs111756773 -- 206,192,917(-) C/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs111793857 -- 206,188,443(-) T/A genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs112419596 -- 206,198,602(-) A/G intron_variant
rs112424008 -- 206,205,979(-) T/C upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM72A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv946611 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv1148900 CNV duplication 26484159
nsv1115377 CNV duplication 24896259
esv26345 CNV gain+loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for FAM72A Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 0.01; 0.24% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FAM72A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM72A Gene

Disorders for FAM72A Gene

Additional Disease Information for FAM72A

No disorders were found for FAM72A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM72A Gene

Publications for FAM72A Gene

  1. Functional interaction of Ugene and EBV infection mediates tumorigenic effects. (PMID: 21317926) Wang LT … Hsu SH (Oncogene 2011) 2 3 4 58
  2. Ugene, a newly identified protein that is commonly overexpressed in cancer and binds uracil DNA glycosylase. (PMID: 18676834) Guo C … Markowitz SD (Cancer research 2008) 2 3 4 58
  3. Lead discovery and in silico 3D structure modeling of tumorigenic FAM72A (p17). (PMID: 25234718) Pramanik S … Heese K (Tumour biology : the journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine 2015) 2 3 58
  4. All-or-(N)One - an epistemological characterization of the human tumorigenic neuronal paralogous FAM72 gene loci. (PMID: 26206078) Kutzner A … Heese K (Genomics 2015) 2 3 58
  5. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory SG … Prigmore E (Nature 2006) 3 4 58

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