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Aliases for LRP12 Gene

Aliases for LRP12 Gene

  • LDL Receptor Related Protein 12 2 3 5
  • Suppressor Of Tumorigenicity 7 Protein 3 4
  • ST7 3 4
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein 12 2
  • Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein 12 3
  • LRP-12 4

External Ids for LRP12 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LRP12 Gene

  • GC00U916985
  • GC08M105570
  • GC08M100702
  • GC08M105501

Summaries for LRP12 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for LRP12 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein family. The product of this gene is a transmembrane protein that is differentially expressed in many cancer cells. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2010]

GeneCards Summary for LRP12 Gene

LRP12 (LDL Receptor Related Protein 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Metabolism of water-soluble vitamins and cofactors. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include low-density lipoprotein receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is LRP3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRP12 Gene

  • Probable receptor, which may be involved in the internalization of lipophilic molecules and/or signal transduction. May act as a tumor suppressor.

Additional gene information for LRP12 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for LRP12 Gene

Genomics for LRP12 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for LRP12 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for LRP12 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
GH08I104587 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 555.2 +0.0 34 2.4 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A ZBTB7B CBX5 ZNF207 ZNF143 ZNF263 REST ZNF592 LRP12 ZFPM2 GC08P104568
GH08I104621 Enhancer 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 21.9 -33.7 -33746 2.2 PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ZNF766 E2F8 JUNB REST ZNF592 MEF2D SMARCA4 LRP12 GC08P104611 ZFPM2 ENSG00000283157
GH08I104664 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 14 -76.7 -76694 2.5 PKNOX1 ARNT IRF4 POLR2B ZNF766 E2F8 FOS JUNB ZNF592 MEF2D DCSTAMP LRP12 ENSG00000283157 GC08P104611 ZFPM2
GH08I104616 Enhancer 1.4 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 14.1 -28.6 -28599 2.3 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARNT NCOA2 TCF12 ZNF766 FOS ATF7 RUNX3 NCOA1 LRP12 DCSTAMP GC08P104611 ZFPM2 ENSG00000283157
GH08I104642 Enhancer 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 13.2 -54.4 -54393 2 SMARCE1 ZNF592 FOSL1 JUND NFIC EGR1 SMARCA4 PRDM10 ZBTB33 FOS LRP12 DCSTAMP GC08P104611 ZFPM2 ENSG00000283157
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around LRP12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the LRP12 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for LRP12 Gene

Genomic Locations for LRP12 Gene
99,794 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for LRP12 Gene

Genes around LRP12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
LRP12 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for LRP12 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for LRP12 Gene

Proteins for LRP12 Gene

  • Protein details for LRP12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 12
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K137
    • B4DRQ2

    Protein attributes for LRP12 Gene

    859 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    94984 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • May interact with RACK1, ZFYVE9 and NMRK2.

    Alternative splice isoforms for LRP12 Gene


neXtProt entry for LRP12 Gene

Post-translational modifications for LRP12 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at posLast=160160 and posLast=678678
  • Glycosylation at isoforms=275, posLast=146146, isoforms=2284, posLast=366366, posLast=409409, and isoforms=2441

Other Protein References for LRP12 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for LRP12 Gene

Domains & Families for LRP12 Gene

Gene Families for LRP12 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for LRP12 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the LDLR family.
  • Belongs to the LDLR family.
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Function for LRP12 Gene

Molecular function for LRP12 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable receptor, which may be involved in the internalization of lipophilic molecules and/or signal transduction. May act as a tumor suppressor.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for LRP12 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for LRP12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005041 low-density lipoprotein receptor activity NAS 12809483
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12809483
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LRP12: view
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for LRP12 Gene

Localization for LRP12 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRP12 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane, coated pit.

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 LRP12 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 2
mitochondrion 2
nucleus 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Mitochondria (2)
  • Nucleoli fibrillar center (2)
  • Plasma membrane (2)
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Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for LRP12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane IDA 12809483
GO:0005905 clathrin-coated pit IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane NAS,IEA 9927190
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Pathways & Interactions for LRP12 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with LRP12: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for LRP12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001764 neuron migration IDA 26639854
GO:0006897 endocytosis NAS 12809483
GO:0006898 receptor-mediated endocytosis IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction NAS 12809483
GO:0031175 neuron projection development IEA,IDA 26639854
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LRP12: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for LRP12 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for LRP12 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for LRP12 Gene

Unigene Clusters for LRP12 Gene

Low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 12:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for LRP12 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP3: - -

Relevant External Links for LRP12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for LRP12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for LRP12 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for LRP12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for LRP12 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for LRP12 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of LRP12 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for LRP12 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for LRP12 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed in heart, skeletal muscle, brain, lung, placenta and pancreas, but not in tissues consisting of a large number of epithelial cells, such as liver and kidney. Expressed at very low levels in a number of tumor-derived cell lines.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for LRP12 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.4)
  • Eye(4.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with LRP12: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for LRP12 Gene

Orthologs for LRP12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for LRP12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LRP12 33 34
  • 99.69 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia LRP12 34
  • 93 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia LRP12 34
  • 92 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LRP12 33 34
  • 91.09 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LRP12 33 34
  • 90.22 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Lrp12 33 16 34
  • 86.32 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Lrp12 33
  • 85.31 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LRP12 33 34
  • 82.77 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia LRP12 34
  • 85 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia lrp12 33
  • 72.49 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii lrp12 33 34
  • 68.43 (n)
wufc44e04 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG6553 34
  • 27 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea M03E7.4 34
  • 17 (a)
Species where no ortholog for LRP12 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for LRP12 Gene

Gene Tree for LRP12 (if available)
Gene Tree for LRP12 (if available)

Paralogs for LRP12 Gene

Paralogs for LRP12 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for LRP12 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for LRP12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for LRP12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000006749 -- 104,524,612(-) G/T intron_variant
rs1000010543 -- 104,533,328(-) C/G intron_variant
rs1000013629 -- 104,587,068(-) A/G intron_variant
rs1000043905 -- 104,585,269(-) A/G intron_variant
rs1000105859 -- 104,575,430(-) G/A intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for LRP12 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831417 CNV loss 17160897
nsv508522 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv1132162 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1115119 CNV deletion 24896259
esv2445240 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2422460 CNV duplication 17116639

Variation tolerance for LRP12 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 7.26% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.35; 53.75% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for LRP12 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRP12 Gene

Disorders for LRP12 Gene

Additional Disease Information for LRP12

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

No disorders were found for LRP12 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for LRP12 Gene

Publications for LRP12 Gene

  1. ST7 is a novel low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP) with a cytoplasmic tail that interacts with proteins related to signal transduction pathways. (PMID: 12809483) Battle MA … McCormick JJ (Biochemistry 2003) 2 3 4 58
  2. Cloning and characterization of a novel gene encoding a putative transmembrane protein with altered expression in some human transformed and tumor-derived cell lines. (PMID: 9927190) Qing J … McCormick JJ (Oncogene 1999) 3 4 22 58
  3. Common variants at 9p21 and 8q22 are associated with increased susceptibility to optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma. (PMID: 22570617) Wiggs JL … Haines JL (PLoS genetics 2012) 3 44 58
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  5. 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

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