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Aliases for GLT8D2 Gene

Aliases for GLT8D2 Gene

  • Glycosyltransferase 8 Domain Containing 2 2 3 5
  • EC 2.4.1.- 4
  • EC 2.4.1 56
  • GALA4A 4

External Ids for GLT8D2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GLT8D2 Gene

  • GC12M102886
  • GC12M104382
  • GC12M101442

Summaries for GLT8D2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for GLT8D2 Gene

GLT8D2 (Glycosyltransferase 8 Domain Containing 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups. An important paralog of this gene is GLT8D1.

Additional gene information for GLT8D2 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 GLT8D2 Gene

Genomics for GLT8D2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for GLT8D2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for GLT8D2 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
GH12I104063 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 -0.4 -425 2.8 PKNOX1 CLOCK ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF213 GC12M104037 GC12M104050 GLT8D2 HCFC2 NFYB C12orf73
GH12I104048 Promoter/Enhancer 1.7 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.4 +14.5 14466 2.5 ZNF449 MZF1 ZNF76 ZNF384 ZNF335 POLR2A PATZ1 ZNF239 PRDM10 ZNF600 GLT8D2 TDG C12orf73 ENSG00000257681 GC12M104037 GC12M104050 PIR60229 GC12P104032 GC12P104033 GC12P104034
GH12I104279 Enhancer 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 1.3 -216.7 -216738 3.7 FOXA2 MZF1 BRCA1 RARA RFX5 ZNF366 RCOR1 FOS CEBPB REST ENSG00000257732 EID3 TXNRD1 GLT8D2
GH12I104055 Enhancer 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 0.4 +7.6 7583 1.6 FOXA2 HLF MAX RAD21 YY1 JUND HNF4A RCOR1 ZBTB33 CHD2 NFYB TDG NT5DC3 GC12M104037 GC12M104050 GLT8D2 GC12P104032 GC12P104033 GC12P104034 GC12P104035
GH12I104045 Enhancer 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 0.4 +18.8 18783 0.8 ZNF366 ZNF512 ELF1 RUNX3 GC12P104032 GC12P104033 GC12P104034 GC12P104035 PIR60229 GLT8D2 GC12M104037 GC12P104022
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around GLT8D2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the GLT8D2 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for GLT8D2 Gene

Genomic Locations for GLT8D2 Gene
75,200 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for GLT8D2 Gene

Genes around GLT8D2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GLT8D2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GLT8D2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for GLT8D2 Gene

Proteins for GLT8D2 Gene

  • Protein details for GLT8D2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Glycosyltransferase 8 domain-containing protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q96KA2

    Protein attributes for GLT8D2 Gene

    349 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    40026 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for GLT8D2 Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for GLT8D2 Gene


Post-translational modifications for GLT8D2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at posLast=234234
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for GLT8D2 Gene

Domains & Families for GLT8D2 Gene

Gene Families for GLT8D2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for GLT8D2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GLT8D2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 8 family.
  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 8 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with GLT8D2: view

Function for GLT8D2 Gene

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for GLT8D2 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for GLT8D2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GLT8D2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
GO:0016757 transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GLT8D2: view
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Animal Models for GLT8D2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for GLT8D2:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for GLT8D2

miRNA for GLT8D2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target GLT8D2

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No data available for Molecular function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GLT8D2 Gene

Localization for GLT8D2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GLT8D2 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein.

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 GLT8D2 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
extracellular 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
cytosol 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GLT8D2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IBA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GLT8D2: view

Pathways & Interactions for GLT8D2 Gene

SuperPathways for GLT8D2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GLT8D2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000271 polysaccharide biosynthetic process IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GLT8D2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for GLT8D2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for GLT8D2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for GLT8D2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for GLT8D2 Gene

Glycosyltransferase 8 domain containing 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GLT8D2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11
SP1: -
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for GLT8D2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GLT8D2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for GLT8D2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for GLT8D2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (59.9) and Placenta (9.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for GLT8D2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for GLT8D2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of GLT8D2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GLT8D2 Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with GLT8D2: view

No data available for 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 GLT8D2 Gene

Orthologs for GLT8D2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for GLT8D2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GLT8D2 33 34
  • 99.43 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GLT8D2 33 34
  • 91.02 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GLT8D2 33 34
  • 90.49 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Glt8d2 33 16 34
  • 87.32 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Glt8d2 33
  • 86.13 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GLT8D2 34
  • 85 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 83 (a)
-- 34
  • 68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GLT8D2 33 34
  • 77.2 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GLT8D2 34
  • 79 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia glt8d2 33
  • 66.96 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii glt8d2 33 34
  • 65.12 (n)
Species where no ortholog for GLT8D2 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 GLT8D2 Gene

Gene Tree for GLT8D2 (if available)
Gene Tree for GLT8D2 (if available)

Paralogs for GLT8D2 Gene

Variants for GLT8D2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GLT8D2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000076763 -- 104,024,380(-) C/A intron_variant
rs1000180409 -- 104,061,405(-) G/A genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000183104 -- 104,030,058(-) T/G intron_variant
rs1000206894 -- 104,065,731(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000228046 -- 104,021,351(-) A/G intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GLT8D2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2746311 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2746312 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3580445 CNV loss 25503493
esv3581849 CNV gain 25503493
nsv560039 CNV gain 21841781
nsv973113 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for GLT8D2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 86.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.88; 35.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for GLT8D2 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 GLT8D2 Gene

Disorders for GLT8D2 Gene

Additional Disease Information for GLT8D2

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for GLT8D2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GLT8D2 Gene

Publications for GLT8D2 Gene

  1. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose JE … Uhl GR (Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 2010) 3 44 58
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  3. 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
  4. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark HF … Gray A (Genome research 2003) 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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