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Aliases for LRRC18 Gene

Aliases for LRRC18 Gene

  • Leucine Rich Repeat Containing 18 2 3 5
  • Leucine-Rich Repeat-Containing Protein 18 3
  • VKGE9338 3
  • UNQ9338 3
  • UNQ933 3

External Ids for LRRC18 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LRRC18 Gene

  • GC10U900454
  • GC10M049788
  • GC10M050117
  • GC10M044382

Summaries for LRRC18 Gene

GeneCards Summary for LRRC18 Gene

LRRC18 (Leucine Rich Repeat Containing 18) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LRRC18 include Usher Syndrome, Type Ik and Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 33. An important paralog of this gene is LRCH2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRRC18 Gene

  • May be involved in the regulation of spermatogenesis and sperm maturation.

Additional gene information for LRRC18 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 LRRC18 Gene

Genomics for LRRC18 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for LRRC18 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for LRRC18 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
GH10I048914 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 550.3 +25.9 25863 0.1 LRRC18 ENSG00000241577 ENSG00000228403 WDFY4
GH10I049113 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.2 -174.5 -174525 2.3 HDAC1 HDGF RB1 ZBTB40 ZNF335 ZNF143 ATF7 SMARCA5 REST IKZF1 VSTM4 FAM170B LRRC18 FAM170B-AS1 GC10P049105
GH10I049008 Enhancer 0.6 ENCODE 10.4 -69.7 -69706 3.4 MITF MEIS2 POLR2A L3MBTL2 NR2C1 CBFA2T3 CBFA2T2 NR2C2 VSTM4 FAM170B ENSG00000226576 FAM170B-AS1 WDFY4 DRGX LRRC18 ENSG00000241577 GC10M049015 LOC105378298
GH10I049089 Enhancer 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.3 -150.3 -150347 2.6 CEBPB VSTM4 FAM170B LRRC18 PIR51510 PIR36323
GH10I049082 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE dbSUPER 4.3 -143.4 -143430 2.2 RXRA POLR2A SCRT2 HNF4A NR2F2 SPI1 FAM170B VSTM4 FAM170B-AS1 LRRC18 PIR51510 PIR36323
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around LRRC18 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the LRRC18 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for LRRC18 Gene

Genomic Locations for LRRC18 Gene
56,431 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for LRRC18 Gene

Genes around LRRC18 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
LRRC18 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for LRRC18 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for LRRC18 Gene

Proteins for LRRC18 Gene

  • Protein details for LRRC18 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Leucine-rich repeat-containing protein 18
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6UY02

    Protein attributes for LRRC18 Gene

    261 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    29737 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for LRRC18 Gene


neXtProt entry for LRRC18 Gene

Post-translational modifications for LRRC18 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for LRRC18 Gene

Domains & Families for LRRC18 Gene

Gene Families for LRRC18 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for LRRC18 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for LRRC18 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRRC18 Gene

Function for LRRC18 Gene

Molecular function for LRRC18 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in the regulation of spermatogenesis and sperm maturation.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for LRRC18 Gene

Phenotypes for LRRC18 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for LRRC18 Gene

Localization for LRRC18 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRRC18 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 LRRC18 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 2
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 1
golgi apparatus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for LRRC18 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005886 NOT plasma membrane IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LRRC18: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for LRRC18 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for LRRC18 Gene

SuperPathways for LRRC18 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for LRRC18 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LRRC18: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for LRRC18 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for LRRC18 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for LRRC18 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for LRRC18 Gene

(9) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Additional mRNA sequences :
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for LRRC18 Gene

Leucine rich repeat containing 18:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for LRRC18 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for LRRC18 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for LRRC18 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for LRRC18 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for LRRC18 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x38.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for LRRC18 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Platelet (57.8) and Liver, secretome (8.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for LRRC18 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for LRRC18 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of LRRC18 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for LRRC18 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for LRRC18 Gene

  • Lung(4.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with LRRC18: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for LRRC18 Gene

Orthologs for LRRC18 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for LRRC18 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LRRC18 34 33
  • 98.6 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LRRC18 34 33
  • 85.73 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LRRC18 33 34
  • 85.49 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Lrrc18 16 34 33
  • 83.13 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Lrrc18 33
  • 82.65 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia LRRC18 34
  • 70 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia LRRC18 34
  • 67 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LRRC18 33 34
  • 62.98 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia LRRC18 34
  • 68 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia lrrc18 33
  • 63.79 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii lrrc18b 33 34
  • 59.44 (n)
lrrc18a 34
  • 48 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG10307 34
  • 20 (a)
CG11099 34
  • 15 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C14F11.2 34
  • 9 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 10 (a)
Species where no ortholog for LRRC18 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 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 LRRC18 Gene

Gene Tree for LRRC18 (if available)
Gene Tree for LRRC18 (if available)

Paralogs for LRRC18 Gene

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Variants for LRRC18 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for LRRC18 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000023381 -- 48,931,463(-) C/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000082851 -- 48,924,620(-) A/G genic_downstream_transcript_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000131428 -- 48,901,176(-) C/T genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000210027 -- 48,890,090(-) G/A genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000222920 -- 48,931,716(-) T/G genic_downstream_transcript_variant, genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for LRRC18 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1042677 CNV loss 25217958
nsv517287 CNV loss 19592680
nsv831865 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for LRRC18 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 78% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 12.33; 94.15% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for LRRC18 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LRRC18 Gene

Disorders for LRRC18 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for LRRC18 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
usher syndrome, type ik
  • ush1k
deafness, autosomal recessive 33
  • dfnb33
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for LRRC18

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for LRRC18 Gene

Publications for LRRC18 Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study in a Chinese Han population identifies nine new susceptibility loci for systemic lupus erythematosus. (PMID: 19838193) Han JW … Zhang XJ (Nature genetics 2009) 3 44 58
  2. Genome-wide association study for subclinical atherosclerosis in major arterial territories in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study. (PMID: 17903303) O'Donnell CJ … Demissie S (BMC medical genetics 2007) 3 44 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. hORFeome v3.1: a resource of human open reading frames representing over 10,000 human genes. (PMID: 17207965) Lamesch P … Vidal M (Genomics 2007) 3 58

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