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Aliases for HFE Gene

Aliases for HFE Gene

  • Hemochromatosis 2 3 5
  • High Fe 2 3
  • HLA-H 3 4
  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis Protein HLA-H 3
  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis Protein 3
  • MHC Class I-Like Protein HFE 3
  • TFQTL2 3
  • MVCD7 3
  • HFE1 3
  • HLAH 4
  • HH 3

External Ids for HFE Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HFE Gene

  • GC06P026130
  • GC06P026195
  • GC06P026030

Summaries for HFE Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HFE Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane protein that is similar to MHC class I-type proteins and associates with beta2-microglobulin (beta2M). It is thought that this protein functions to regulate iron absorption by regulating the interaction of the transferrin receptor with transferrin. The iron storage disorder, hereditary haemochromatosis, is a recessive genetic disorder that results from defects in this gene. At least nine alternatively spliced variants have been described for this gene. Additional variants have been found but their full-length nature has not been determined. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for HFE Gene

HFE (Hemochromatosis) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HFE include Hemochromatosis, Type 1 and Microvascular Complications Of Diabetes 7. Among its related pathways are Hfe effect on hepcidin production. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include receptor binding and peptide antigen binding. An important paralog of this gene is MR1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HFE Gene

  • Binds to transferrin receptor (TFR) and reduces its affinity for iron-loaded transferrin.

Gene Wiki entry for HFE Gene

Additional gene information for HFE Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HFE Gene

Genomics for HFE Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for HFE Gene

Promoters and enhancers for HFE Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
Score
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH06I026086 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +0.8 795 2.8 SMAD1 ATF1 DMAP1 ZNF48 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF766 GLIS2 E2F8 ATF7 GC06P026086 HFE ENSG00000272462 HIST1H1C HIST1H1T LARP1P1 HIST1H2BE BTN3A2 GC06P026096 GC06P025915
GH06I026087 Enhancer 0.3 ENCODE 550.8 -0.9 -853 0.2 PKNOX1 GC06P026086 HFE ENSG00000272462 HIST1H1C HIST1H1T LARP1P1 HIST1H2BE GC06P025915
GH06I026120 Promoter/Enhancer 2.8 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.9 +36.7 36693 7.8 ZFP64 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 SP3 NFYC SSRP1 HIST1H2AC PIR32750 PIR33095 PIR44445 HIST1H2BC ABT1 HMGN4 BTN2A3P BTN2A1 BTN2A2
GH06I026102 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 11.2 +17.0 16969 3.6 MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 GC06P026112 HIST1H4C PIR33351 PIR50904 ENSG00000272462 ABT1 HMGN4 BTN2A1 BTN2A3P BTN2A2
GH06I026019 Promoter/Enhancer 2.7 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 7.2 -59.7 -59695 16.2 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 HIST1H3A HIST1H3B HIST1H4B HIST1H2AB HIST1H4A ABT1 HMGN4 BTN2A1 BTN2A3P BTN2A2
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around HFE on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Genomic Locations for HFE Gene

Genomic Locations for HFE Gene
chr6:26,087,281-26,098,343
(GRCh38/hg38)
Size:
11,063 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand
chr6:26,087,509-26,098,571
(GRCh37/hg19)

Genomic View for HFE Gene

Genes around HFE on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for HFE Gene

Proteins for HFE Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Q30201-HFE_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Hereditary hemochromatosis protein
    Protein Accession:
    Q30201
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2CKL0
    • O75929
    • O75930
    • O75931
    • Q17RT0
    • Q96KU5
    • Q96KU6
    • Q96KU7
    • Q96KU8
    • Q9HC64
    • Q9HC68
    • Q9HC70
    • Q9HC83

    Protein attributes for HFE Gene

    Size:
    348 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    40108 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds TFR through the extracellular domain in a pH-dependent manner.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for HFE Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for HFE Gene

neXtProt entry for HFE Gene

Post-translational modifications for HFE Gene

  • Glycosylation at isoforms=10, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9110, isoforms=2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9130, and posLast=234234

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HFE Gene

Domains & Families for HFE Gene

Gene Families for HFE Gene

HGNC:
Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Disease related genes
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q30201

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

HFE_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the MHC class I family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the MHC class I family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with HFE: view

Function for HFE Gene

Molecular function for HFE Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
HFE protein,defective in HH normally expressed in cryptal enterocytes of the duodenum and in placenta,complexing with beta 2 microglobulin and transferrin receptor (TFR2),negative modulator of the uptake of transferrin-bound iron from plasma
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binds to transferrin receptor (TFR) and reduces its affinity for iron-loaded transferrin.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for HFE Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for HFE Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 receptor binding IPI 10638746
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 15880641
GO:0030881 beta-2-microglobulin binding IPI 9465039
GO:0039706 co-receptor binding IPI 22728873
GO:0042605 NOT peptide antigen binding IKR 8696333
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HFE: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with HFE: view

Human Phenotype Ontology for HFE Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for HFE Gene

MGI Knock Outs for HFE:

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for HFE

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for HFE Gene

Localization for HFE Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HFE Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
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 HFE gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 5
endosome 5
mitochondrion 3
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
cytosol 2
lysosome 2
peroxisome 1
golgi apparatus 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Mitochondria (2)
  • Nuclear membrane (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HFE Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space IDA 21173098
GO:0005769 early endosome IDA 15880641
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 10638746
GO:0009897 external side of plasma membrane IDA 24904118
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HFE: view

Pathways & Interactions for HFE Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with HFE: view

Pathways by source for HFE Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for HFE Gene

Interacting Proteins for HFE Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 5 interactants - click image to see 12)
http://version10.5.string-db.org/api/image/networkList?limit=0&targetmode=proteins&caller_identity=gene_cards&network_flavor=evidence&identifiers=9606.ENSP00000417404%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000353224%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000365817%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000399168%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000365402%0d%0a9606.ENSP00000224764%0d%0a
Selected Interacting proteins: Q30201-HFE_HUMAN ENSP00000417404 for HFE Gene via MINT STRING UniProtKB IID

Symbol External ID(s) Details
HLA-B
HLA-A
HLA-C
HLA-DRB1
B2M

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HFE Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002474 NOT antigen processing and presentation of peptide antigen via MHC class I IKR 8696333
GO:0002626 negative regulation of T cell antigen processing and presentation IEA --
GO:0002725 negative regulation of T cell cytokine production IGI 24643698
GO:0006461 protein complex assembly TAS 10638746
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HFE: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for HFE Gene

Drugs & Compounds for HFE Gene

(18) Drugs for HFE Gene - From: PharmGKB, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Adalimumab Approved Pharma 521
heme Pharma Agonist 0

(15) Additional Compounds for HFE Gene - From: Novoseek and HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Fe2+
  • Armco iron
  • Carbonyl iron
  • FE
  • Ferrovac e
  • Hematite
15438-31-0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with HFE: view

Transcripts for HFE Gene

Unigene Clusters for HFE Gene

Hemochromatosis:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for HFE

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d
SP1: - -
SP2: - -
SP3: - - -
SP4: - - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: - - - -
SP7: - - - -
SP8: - - - - -
SP9: - - - - -
SP10: -
SP11: - - - - - - -

Relevant External Links for HFE Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
HFE
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
HFE

Expression for HFE Gene

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

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for HFE Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spleen (31.0) and Placenta (12.9).

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



NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of HFE Gene:

HFE

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HFE Gene:

Hs.233325

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HFE Gene:

Q30201-HFE_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in all tissues tested except brain.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for HFE Gene

  • Intestine(4.6)
  • Liver(3.3)
  • Blood(2.7)
  • Heart(2.3)
  • Nervous system(2.3)
  • Muscle(2.1)
  • Pancreas(2)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for HFE Gene

Germ Layers:
  • ectoderm
  • endoderm
  • mesoderm
Systems:
  • cardiovascular
  • digestive
  • endocrine
  • immune
  • integumentary
  • lymphatic
  • nervous
  • reproductive
  • respiratory
  • skeletal muscle
  • skeleton
  • urinary
Regions:
Head and neck:
  • brain
  • ear
  • eye
  • face
  • head
  • jaw
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • mouth
  • neck
  • pituitary gland
  • salivary gland
  • skull
Thorax:
  • breast
  • chest wall
  • clavicle
  • esophagus
  • heart
  • heart valve
  • lung
  • rib
  • rib cage
  • scapula
  • sternum
Abdomen:
  • abdominal wall
  • gallbladder
  • intestine
  • kidney
  • liver
  • pancreas
  • small intestine
  • spleen
Pelvis:
  • fallopian tube
  • ovary
  • pelvis
  • penis
  • prostate
  • testicle
  • uterus
  • vagina
  • vulva
Limb:
  • ankle
  • arm
  • digit
  • elbow
  • femur
  • fibula
  • finger
  • foot
  • forearm
  • hand
  • hip
  • humerus
  • knee
  • lower limb
  • nail
  • radius
  • shin
  • shoulder
  • thigh
  • tibia
  • toe
  • ulna
  • upper limb
  • wrist
General:
  • blood
  • blood vessel
  • bone marrow
  • coagulation system
  • hair
  • peripheral nerve
  • peripheral nervous system
  • red blood cell
  • skin
  • spinal column
  • vertebrae
  • white blood cell
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with HFE: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for HFE Gene

Orthologs for HFE Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for HFE Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HFE 33 34
  • 99.9 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia HFE 33 34
  • 83.24 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia HFE 33 34
  • 82.13 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Hfe 33
  • 78.3 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hfe 33 16 34
  • 77.23 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia HFE 34
  • 59 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 35 (a)
ManyToMany
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 30 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 30 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 30 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 29 (a)
ManyToMany
BF1 34
  • 29 (a)
ManyToMany
BFIV21 34
  • 29 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 28 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 28 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 28 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 26 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 26 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 25 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 24 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 24 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 24 (a)
ManyToMany
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 34
  • 39 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 38 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 38 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 35 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 33 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 33 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 33 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 32 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 32 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 32 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 32 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 31 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 29 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 29 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 26 (a)
ManyToMany
-- 34
  • 26 (a)
ManyToMany
Species where no ortholog for HFE 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for HFE Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for HFE (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for HFE (if available)

Paralogs for HFE Gene

Paralogs for HFE Gene

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

Variants for HFE Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HFE Gene

HFE_HUMAN-Q30201
Genetic variations in HFE define the transferrin serum level quantitative trait locus 2 (TFQTL2) [MIM:614193]. Iron is essential for biochemical functions such as oxygen transport and oxidative phosphorylation. Excessive iron can cause iron-overload-related liver diseases, whereas iron deficiency can lead to anemia. Iron status can be assessed by measuring the levels of serum iron, serum transferrin, transferrin saturation with iron, and serum ferritin.

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HFE Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs111033557 benign, HFE POLYMORPHISM 26,090,939(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, intron_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs111033558 pathogenic, Hemochromatosis type 1, Hemochromatosis 1 (HFE1) [MIM:235200] 26,093,215(+) G/C/T coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs111033563 pathogenic, Hemochromatosis type 1, Hemochromatosis 1 (HFE1) [MIM:235200] 26,092,916(+) A/C coding_sequence_variant, intron_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs114758821 benign, Hereditary hemochromatosis 26,087,461(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant, synonymous_variant
rs118079331 uncertain-significance, Hereditary hemochromatosis 26,094,643(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv428137 CNV loss 18775914
nsv1023453 CNV gain 25217958
dgv5926n100 CNV gain 25217958

Variation tolerance for HFE Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 83.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.56; 72.23% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for HFE Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
HFE
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
HFE

Disorders for HFE Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(49) MalaCards diseases for HFE Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GTR, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
hemochromatosis, type 1
  • hfe1
microvascular complications of diabetes 7
  • microvascular complications of diabetes, susceptibility to, 7
transferrin serum level quantitative trait locus 2
  • tfqtl2
porphyria cutanea tarda
  • pct
porphyria variegata
  • variegate porphyria; vp
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards