Aliases for MIGA1 Gene

Aliases for MIGA1 Gene

  • Mitoguardin 1 2 3 4 5
  • Protein FAM73A 3 4
  • FAM73A 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 73, Member A 3
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 73 Member A 2
  • FLJ35093 2
  • MIGA1 5

External Ids for MIGA1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MIGA1 Gene

  • FAM73A

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MIGA1 Gene

  • GC01P077781
  • GC01P077783
  • GC01P077786
  • GC01P077789
  • GC01P077794

Summaries for MIGA1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MIGA1 Gene

MIGA1 (Mitoguardin 1) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is MIGA2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for MIGA1 Gene

  • Regulator of mitochondrial fusion: acts by forming homo- and heterodimers at the mitochondrial outer membrane and facilitating the formation of PLD6/MitoPLD dimers. May act by regulating phospholipid metabolism via PLD6/MitoPLD.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for MIGA1 Gene

Genomics for MIGA1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements Pubs

Promoters and enhancers for MIGA1 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
GH01J077778 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas 250.7 +0.4 377 2.4 BCLAF1 MYC SIX5 ZNF580 POLR2A ZNF10 YY1 MXD4 KLF11 SIN3A HSALNG0004593 MIGA1 RNA5SP21 GIPC2 ENSG00000219201 NEXN
GH01J077829 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.8 +53.0 53017 6.7 IKZF1 JUND ZNF217 FOXA2 RUNX1 NFE2 PRDM6 GATA3 TCF7L2 FOXA1 RNA5SP21 MIGA1 ACTG1P21 USP33 IFI44 NEXN FUBP1 RF00017-220 NSRP1P1
GH01J077823 Enhancer 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.5 +45.4 45392 2.4 ZNF600 CEBPB CTCF SMC3 RAD21 SCRT1 JUND BHLHE40 HLF MYNN MIGA1 RNA5SP21 ACTG1P21 RF00017-220 NSRP1P1 NEXN
GH01J077686 Promoter/Enhancer 0.9 ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas 10.4 -92.0 -92011 0.7 POLR2A CTCF SIN3A TAF1 ZBTB33 EGR1 SP1 RAD21 ACTG1P21 MIGA1 RNA5SP21 GIPC2 ZZZ3 lnc-MIGA1-3 piR-32285-005 USP33
GH01J077926 Promoter 0.8 Ensembl 10.8 +147.5 147477 2.2 ATF4 JUNB L3MBTL2 ZSCAN4 SPI1 CDC5L ZNF512 RUNX3 ZSCAN29 BRD9 GIPC2 ENSG00000213560 RNU6-1102P MIGA1 RNA5SP21 ACTG1P21 NEXN MN308952 RF00017-221 NONHSAG001877.2
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around MIGA1 on the GeneHancer Hub at the UCSC Golden Path

Cistromic (ChIP-Seq) regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for MIGA1

Genomic Locations for MIGA1 Gene

Latest Assembly
99,917 bases
Plus strand

Previous Assembly
(GRCh37/hg19 by Entrez Gene)
99,917 bases
Plus strand

(GRCh37/hg19 by Ensembl)
98,798 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for MIGA1 Gene

Genes around MIGA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MIGA1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MIGA1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MIGA1 Gene

Proteins for MIGA1 Gene

  • Protein details for MIGA1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Mitoguardin 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6MZG0

    Protein attributes for MIGA1 Gene

    632 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    71006 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer and heterodimer; forms heterodimers with MIGA2 (PubMed:26711011). Interacts with PLD6/MitoPLD (PubMed:26711011).

    Alternative splice isoforms for MIGA1 Gene


neXtProt entry for MIGA1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MIGA1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MIGA1 Gene

Domains & Families for MIGA1 Gene

Gene Families for MIGA1 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for MIGA1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MIGA1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • FAM73A protein (B7ZLZ8_HUMAN)
  • Protein FAM73A (FA73A_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the mitoguardin family.
  • Belongs to the mitoguardin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MIGA1: view

Function for MIGA1 Gene

Molecular function for MIGA1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Regulator of mitochondrial fusion: acts by forming homo- and heterodimers at the mitochondrial outer membrane and facilitating the formation of PLD6/MitoPLD dimers. May act by regulating phospholipid metabolism via PLD6/MitoPLD.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for MIGA1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MIGA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 26711011
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IDA 26711011
GO:0046982 protein heterodimerization activity IDA 26711011
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MIGA1: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MIGA1: view

Animal Models for MIGA1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MIGA1:
  • Miga1 Miga1<tm1b(EUCOMM)Wtsi>

Inhibitory RNAs for research

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for MIGA1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MIGA1 Gene

Localization for MIGA1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MIGA1 Gene

Mitochondrion outer membrane. Single-pass 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 MIGA1 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
mitochondrion 4
nucleus 2
extracellular 1
cytoskeleton 1
cytosol 1
peroxisome 0

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MIGA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IEA,IDA --
GO:0005741 mitochondrial outer membrane IEA --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane IDA 26711011
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MIGA1: view

Pathways & Interactions for MIGA1 Gene

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SuperPathways for MIGA1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for MIGA1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MIGA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008053 mitochondrial fusion IEA,IDA 26711011
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MIGA1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for MIGA1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MIGA1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MIGA1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MIGA1 Gene

7 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
9 Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

Inhibitory RNAs for research

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for MIGA1

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MIGA1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MIGA1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for

Expression for MIGA1 Gene

Transcriptomic regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for MIGA1

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for MIGA1 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.6)
  • Liver(4.3)
  • Kidney(2.1)
No Expression Related Data Available

Primer products for research

No data available for mRNA expression in normal human tissues , mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MIGA1 Gene

Orthologs for MIGA1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MIGA1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM73A 29 30
  • 99.58 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM73A 29 30
  • 92.57 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM73A 29 30
  • 92.22 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM73A 30
  • 86 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam73a 29 30
  • 84.06 (n)
Miga1 16
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam73a 29
  • 81.13 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM73A 30
  • 73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM73A 29 30
  • 80.3 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM73A 30
  • 78 (a)
Tropical Clawed Frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam73a 29
  • 69.38 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam73a 29 30
  • 63.32 (n)
Dr.18613 29
Rainbow Trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.1985 29
Fruit Fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG12125 30
  • 27 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea K01D12.6 30
  • 26 (a)
Sea Squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 30
  • 42 (a)
Species where no ortholog for MIGA1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Eremothecium 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)
  • Rice (Oryza sativa)
  • Rice Blast Fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • Schistosome Parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • Sea Anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • Sea Vase (Ciona intestinalis)
  • 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 MIGA1 Gene

Gene Tree for MIGA1 (if available)
Gene Tree for MIGA1 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for MIGA1: view image
Alliance of Genome Resources:
Additional Orthologs for MIGA1

Paralogs for MIGA1 Gene

Paralogs for MIGA1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MIGA1: view

Variants for MIGA1 Gene

dbSNP identifiers (rs#s) for variants without ClinVar clinical significance for MIGA1 Gene

All consequence types are included: molecular consequences (e.g. missense, synonymous), and location-based (e.g. intron, upstream).

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MIGA1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2674622 CNV deletion 23128226
esv3586530 CNV loss 21293372
nsv470719 CNV gain 18288195
nsv546591 CNV gain 21841781
nsv830303 CNV loss 17160897
nsv946006 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv946007 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv947433 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for MIGA1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 17.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.15; 23.34% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for MIGA1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
Leiden Open Variation Database (LOVD)

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assays for research

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Sequence variations, with clinical significance, from ClinVar and Humsavar, with links to dbSNP for MIGA1 Gene

Disorders for MIGA1 Gene

Additional Disease Information for MIGA1

No disorders were found for MIGA1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MIGA1 Gene

Publications for MIGA1 Gene

  1. Mitoguardin Regulates Mitochondrial Fusion through MitoPLD and Is Required for Neuronal Homeostasis. (PMID: 26711011) Zhang Y … Tong C (Molecular cell 2016) 3 4
  2. Mitoguardin-1 and -2 promote maturation and the developmental potential of mouse oocytes by maintaining mitochondrial dynamics and functions. (PMID: 26716412) Liu XM … Fan HY (Oncotarget 2016) 2 3
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4
  4. A High-Density Human Mitochondrial Proximity Interaction Network. (PMID: 32877691) Antonicka H … Shoubridge EA (Cell metabolism 2020) 3
  5. VIRMA mediates preferential m6A mRNA methylation in 3'UTR and near stop codon and associates with alternative polyadenylation. (PMID: 29507755) Yue Y … Liu J (Cell discovery 2018) 3

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