Aliases for METTL7A Gene

Aliases for METTL7A Gene

  • Methyltransferase Like 7A 2 3 5
  • Methyltransferase-Like Protein 7A 3 4
  • Protein AAM-B 3 4
  • EC 2.1.1.- 4
  • EC 2.1.1 54
  • AAM-B 3
  • AAMB 3

External Ids for METTL7A Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for METTL7A Gene

  • GC12P049604
  • GC12P051318
  • GC12P048351

Summaries for METTL7A Gene

GeneCards Summary for METTL7A Gene

METTL7A (Methyltransferase Like 7A) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Innate Immune System. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include methyltransferase activity and S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is METTL7B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for METTL7A Gene

Additional gene information for METTL7A Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for METTL7A Gene

Genomics for METTL7A Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for METTL7A Gene

Promoters and enhancers for METTL7A 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
GH12J050921 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas dbSUPER 750.6 +2.2 2228 7.4 ZBTB40 LCORL MLX RBPJ NR2F1 NR2F6 ZNF362 NFYC ETV6 L3MBTL2 METTL7A SLC11A2 LETMD1 TFCP2 ENSG00000257298 LIMA1 SMARCD1 HNRNPA3P10 RNU6-1273P FAM186A
GH12J050930 Promoter/Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.8 +10.1 10089 5.1 ZBTB40 SREBF1 FOXA1 SMARCE1 NR2F1 ATF1 NR2F6 CREB1 MIXL1 CC2D1A ENSG00000274156 SLC11A2 RNU6-1273P HNRNPA3P10 CSRNP2 METTL7A
GH12J051398 Enhancer 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 3.6 +479.6 479640 10.2 MYC HLF ZNF121 BCL6B SP7 PRDM1 PKNOX1 POLR2A ZBTB8A PRDM10 GALNT6 HIGD1C SCN8A ENSG00000271065 SLC4A8 METTL7A piR-57460-128
GH12J051004 Enhancer 0.9 ENCODE dbSUPER 4.9 +82.2 82170 2.7 SREBF1 ZNF217 SP1 BCL6B CREB1 REST TARDBP CTBP1 RFX1 SMARCA5 SLC11A2 CSRNP2 METTL7A RNU7-39P RF00066-046 lnc-CSRNP2-3 lnc-CSRNP2-2
GH12J050919 Enhancer 0.3 Ensembl dbSUPER 0.6 -3.6 -3571 0.2 SLC11A2 RNU6-1273P METTL7A piR-46847-063
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around METTL7A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the METTL7A gene promoter:
  • c-Myc
  • CREB
  • deltaCREB
  • E47
  • Hand1
  • Lmo2
  • MRF-2
  • Pbx1a
  • SEF-1 (1)
  • ZIC2

Genomic Locations for METTL7A Gene

Genomic Locations for METTL7A Gene
9,046 bases
Plus strand
9,046 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for METTL7A Gene

Genes around METTL7A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
METTL7A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for METTL7A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for METTL7A Gene

Proteins for METTL7A Gene

  • Protein details for METTL7A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Methyltransferase-like protein 7A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9H7R3
    • Q9UHZ7
    • Q9Y422

    Protein attributes for METTL7A Gene

    244 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    28319 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Self-associates.
    • Sequence=AAF20268.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for METTL7A Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for METTL7A Gene


Post-translational modifications for METTL7A Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys34
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for METTL7A Gene

Domains & Families for METTL7A Gene

Gene Families for METTL7A Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for METTL7A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for METTL7A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • cDNA FLJ52156, moderately similar to Mus musculus methyltransferase like 7A (Mettl7a), mRNA (B4DDW1_HUMAN)
  • Protein AAM-B (MET7A_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the methyltransferase superfamily.
  • Belongs to the methyltransferase superfamily.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with METTL7A: view

Function for METTL7A Gene

Molecular function for METTL7A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable methyltransferase.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for METTL7A Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for METTL7A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008168 methyltransferase activity IEA --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with METTL7A: view

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CRISPR Products

miRNA for METTL7A Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target METTL7A

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for METTL7A

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for METTL7A Gene

Localization for METTL7A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for METTL7A Gene

Lipid droplet. Endoplasmic reticulum. Membrane.

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 METTL7A gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
endoplasmic reticulum 3
plasma membrane 2
golgi apparatus 1
mitochondrion 0
peroxisome 0
cytosol 0
lysosome 0

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Lipid droplets (3)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum IEA --
GO:0005811 lipid droplet IEA,IDA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view

Pathways & Interactions for METTL7A Gene

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SuperPathways for METTL7A Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with METTL7A: view

Pathways by source for METTL7A Gene

3 Reactome pathways for METTL7A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for METTL7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0032259 methylation IEA --
GO:0043312 neutrophil degranulation TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with METTL7A: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for METTL7A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for METTL7A Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for METTL7A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for METTL7A Gene

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for METTL7A

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for METTL7A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for METTL7A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for METTL7A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for METTL7A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for METTL7A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (12.2) and Liver (9.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for METTL7A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for METTL7A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of METTL7A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for METTL7A Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for METTL7A Gene

  • Liver(4.6)
  • Thyroid gland(4.4)
  • Pancreas(4.3)
  • Nervous system(3.8)
  • Kidney(2.8)
  • Stomach(2.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with METTL7A: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for METTL7A Gene

Orthologs for METTL7A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for METTL7A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia METTL7A 33 32
  • 99.04 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia METTL7A 33 32
  • 87.7 (n)
-- 33
  • 80 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia METTL7A 33 32
  • 84.58 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mettl7a1 17 33 32
  • 83.61 (n)
Mettl7a2 33
  • 79 (a)
Mettl7a3 33
  • 78 (a)
AB099516 33
  • 53 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mettl7a 32
  • 83.61 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves METTL7A 32
  • 65.15 (n)
-- 33
  • 60 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 33
  • 63 (a)
-- 33
  • 59 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mettl7a 32
  • 63.25 (n)
Str.4191 32
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.20056 32
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:ch211-173n18.3 33 32
  • 58.94 (n)
si:ch211-173n18.4 33
  • 52 (a)
mettl7a 33
  • 51 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G69523 32
  • 51.32 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os02g0744100 32
  • 49.35 (n)
Species where no ortholog for METTL7A was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for METTL7A Gene

Gene Tree for METTL7A (if available)
Gene Tree for METTL7A (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for METTL7A: view image

Paralogs for METTL7A Gene

Paralogs for METTL7A Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for METTL7A Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

  • H0YI09_HUMAN Pseudogenes for METTL7A Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with METTL7A: view

Variants for METTL7A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for METTL7A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1001066648 -- 50,928,516(+) G/A intron_variant
rs1001274023 -- 50,930,434(+) C/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001405059 -- 50,930,217(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001457539 -- 50,929,817(+) T/C intron_variant
rs1001503330 -- 50,923,837(+) A/G upstream_transcript_variant

Variation tolerance for METTL7A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 34.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.45; 54.77% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for METTL7A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for METTL7A Gene

Disorders for METTL7A Gene

Additional Disease Information for METTL7A

No disorders were found for METTL7A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for METTL7A Gene

Publications for METTL7A Gene

  1. 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) 2 3 4 56
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 56
  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 56
  4. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 56
  5. The STUbL RNF4 regulates protein group SUMOylation by targeting the SUMO conjugation machinery. (PMID: 29180619) Kumar R … Vertegaal ACO (Nature communications 2017) 3 56

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