Aliases for FTMT Gene

Aliases for FTMT Gene

  • Ferritin Mitochondrial 2 3 5
  • Ferritin, Mitochondrial 3 4
  • EC 4 51
  • Mitochondrial Ferritin 3
  • Ferritin H Subunit 3
  • FTMT 5
  • MTF 3
  • MtF 2

External Ids for FTMT Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FTMT Gene

  • GC05P121264
  • GC05P121215
  • GC05P116379
  • GC05P121187

Summaries for FTMT Gene

GeneCards Summary for FTMT Gene

FTMT (Ferritin Mitochondrial) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FTMT include Friedreich Ataxia and Sideroblastic Anemia. Among its related pathways are Ferroptosis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include ferric iron binding and ferroxidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FTH1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for FTMT Gene

  • Stores iron in a soluble, non-toxic, readily available form. Important for iron homeostasis. Has ferroxidase activity. Iron is taken up in the ferrous form and deposited as ferric hydroxides after oxidation.

Gene Wiki entry for FTMT Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for FTMT Gene

Genomics for FTMT Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements Pubs

Promoters and enhancers for FTMT 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
GH05J121797 Enhancer 0.3 Ensembl 10.5 -53.8 -53781 0.6 RFX1 BMI1 FTMT piR-51897-006 RSL24D1P10
GH05J121731 Enhancer 0.2 Ensembl 10.5 -120.3 -120281 0.8 FTMT RSL24D1P10 piR-51897-006
GH05J121841 Enhancer 0.5 Ensembl 0.4 -9.9 -9881 0.4 NFE2 ZNF316 MAFF MAFK MAFG CEBPB BACH1 EMSY FTMT LOC105379150 LOC105379149
GH05J121853 Enhancer 0.3 Ensembl 0.7 +2.1 2119 0.8 SMARCA4 FTMT piR-37097-094 LOC105379149 SRFBP1
GH05J121833 Enhancer 0.3 Ensembl 0.4 -18.0 -17981 1 MEIS2 LOC105379150 LOC105379149 lnc-FTMT-1 FTMT
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around FTMT on the GeneHancer Hub at the UCSC Golden Path

Cistromic (ChIP-Seq) regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for FTMT

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FTMT gene promoter:
  • AP-1
  • AREB6
  • c-Fos
  • c-Myb
  • Pax-3
  • Pax-6
  • RORalpha2
  • TBP
  • YY1
  • Zic3

Genomic Locations for FTMT Gene

Genomic Locations for FTMT Gene
952 bases
Plus strand
879 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FTMT Gene

Genes around FTMT on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for FTMT Gene

Proteins for FTMT Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ferritin, mitochondrial
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FTMT Gene

    242 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27538 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homooligomer of 24 subunits. The functional molecule is roughly spherical and contains a central cavity into which the polymeric mineral iron core is deposited.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for FTMT Gene

neXtProt entry for FTMT Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for FTMT Gene


Post-translational modifications for FTMT Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for FTMT Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains & Families for FTMT Gene

Gene Families for FTMT Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Enzymes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for FTMT Gene

  • Ferritin
  • Ferritin and Dps
  • Ferritin, central

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FTMT Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • Ferritin, mitochondrial (FTMT_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



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

Function for FTMT Gene

Molecular function for FTMT Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Stores iron in a soluble, non-toxic, readily available form. Important for iron homeostasis. Has ferroxidase activity. Iron is taken up in the ferrous form and deposited as ferric hydroxides after oxidation.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=4 Fe(2+) + 4 H(+) + O2 = 4 Fe(3+) + 2 H2O; Xref=Rhea:RHEA:11148, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:15379, ChEBI:CHEBI:29033, ChEBI:CHEBI:29034; EC=;.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for FTMT Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for FTMT Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FTMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004322 ferroxidase activity IBA 21873635
GO:0005506 iron ion binding IBA 21873635
GO:0008198 ferrous iron binding IBA 21873635
GO:0008199 ferric iron binding IBA 21873635
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FTMT: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FTMT: view

Animal Models for FTMT Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FTMT:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for FTMT

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FTMT Gene

Localization for FTMT Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FTMT 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 FTMT gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
nucleus 4
cytosol 2
plasma membrane 1
extracellular 1
cytoskeleton 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
endosome 1
lysosome 1
golgi apparatus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FTMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005623 cell IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus HDA 21630459
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IBA 21873635
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IEA --
GO:0005759 mitochondrial matrix TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FTMT: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for FTMT Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FTMT Gene

PathCards logo

SuperPathways for FTMT Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Ferroptosis
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with FTMT: view

Pathways by source for FTMT Gene

1 KEGG pathway for FTMT Gene

Interacting Proteins for FTMT Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing top 5 STRING interactants - click image to see top 25)
STRING Interaction Network
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000313691 Q8N4E7-FTMT_HUMAN for FTMT Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FTMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006826 iron ion transport IEA --
GO:0006879 cellular iron ion homeostasis IDA,TAS --
GO:0006880 intracellular sequestering of iron ion IBA 21873635
GO:0008284 positive regulation of cell proliferation IDA 18160053
GO:0051349 positive regulation of lyase activity IDA 18160053
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FTMT: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for FTMT Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FTMT Gene

(7) Drugs for FTMT Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Iron Approved, Experimental Pharma 1560
Copper Approved, Investigational Pharma 249
Oxygen Approved, Vet_approved Pharma 0
Water Approved Pharma 0

(4) Additional Compounds for FTMT Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Hydrogen Ion
  • H+
  • H(+)
  • Hydrogen cation
  • Hydron
  • Proton
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with FTMT: view

Transcripts for FTMT Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FTMT Gene

1 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
1 Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for FTMT

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FTMT Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for

Expression for FTMT Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

  • Testis (Reproductive System)

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FTMT Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x52.6).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FTMT Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (30.7), Liver (16.9), and Ovary (14.5).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FTMT Gene

Transcriptomic regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for FTMT

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FTMT Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FTMT Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected in testis and erythroleukemia. Expression is very low or not detectable in brain, colon, heart, kidney, liver, lung, muscle, placental, spleen and small intestine.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for FTMT Gene

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

No data available for Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for FTMT Gene

Orthologs for FTMT Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FTMT Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FTMT 30 31
  • 99.04 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FTMT 30 31
  • 84.16 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC608550 30
  • 83.68 (n)
-- 31
  • 78 (a)
-- 31
  • 78 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ftmt 30
  • 79.61 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ftmt 30 17 31
  • 78.76 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 31
  • 78 (a)
-- 31
  • 71 (a)
-- 31
  • 48 (a)
-- 31
  • 40 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 31
  • 61 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FTH 31
  • 77 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 31
  • 78 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fth1a 31
  • 71 (a)
fth1b 31
  • 70 (a)
zgc:92066 30
  • 67.84 (n)
Fruit Fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Fer3HCH 30
  • 54.12 (n)
Species where no ortholog for FTMT was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Eremothecium 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)
  • 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 Vase (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 FTMT Gene

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

Paralogs for FTMT Gene

Paralogs for FTMT Gene

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

  • FTMT_HUMAN Pseudogenes for FTMT Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FTMT: view

Variants for FTMT Gene

Additional dbSNP identifiers (rs#s) for FTMT Gene

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv830469 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for FTMT Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 79.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.22; 40.06% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FTMT 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 and Sequence variations, with clinical significance, from ClinVar and Humsavar, with links to dbSNP for FTMT Gene

Disorders for FTMT Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(9) MalaCards diseases for FTMT Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search FTMT in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for FTMT

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
Open Targets Platform
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with FTMT: view

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

Publications for FTMT Gene

  1. A human mitochondrial ferritin encoded by an intronless gene. (PMID: 11323407) Levi S … Drysdale J (The Journal of biological chemistry 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Crystal structure and biochemical properties of the human mitochondrial ferritin and its mutant Ser144Ala. (PMID: 15201052) Langlois d'Estaintot B … Arosio P (Journal of molecular biology 2004) 3 4 23
  3. [Expression of mitochondrial ferritin in K562 leukemic cell during ATRA-induced cell differentiation]. (PMID: 20369475) Sun L … Yuan LX (Sichuan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition 2010) 3 23
  4. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. (PMID: 20877624) Hendrickson SL … O'Brien SJ (PloS one 2010) 3 41
  5. Sequence variations in mitochondrial ferritin: distribution in healthy controls and different types of patients. (PMID: 20939738) Castiglioni E … Arosio P (Genetic testing and molecular biomarkers 2010) 3 41

Products for FTMT Gene

  • Signalway ELISA kits for FTMT
  • Signalway Proteins for FTMT

Sources for FTMT Gene