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Aliases for MPEG1 Gene

Aliases for MPEG1 Gene

  • Macrophage Expressed 1 2 3 5
  • Macrophage Expressed Gene 1 2 3
  • Macrophage Gene 1 Protein 3 4
  • Mpg-1 3 4
  • Macrophage-Expressed Gene 1 Protein 3
  • Perforin 2 3
  • MPS1 3
  • MPG1 3

External Ids for MPEG1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MPEG1 Gene

  • GC11M059228
  • GC11M058753
  • GC11M058751
  • GC11M058733
  • GC11M058975
  • GC11M055321

Summaries for MPEG1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MPEG1 Gene

MPEG1 (Macrophage Expressed 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cell cycle.

Additional gene information for MPEG1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MPEG1 Gene

Genomics for MPEG1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for MPEG1 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for MPEG1 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
GH11I059206 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 550.8 +2.7 2664 6.9 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 SIN3A BMI1 BATF IRF4 RAD21 YY1 TCF12 MPEG1 DTX4 PIR62528
GH11I059215 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.7 -4.1 -4148 2.5 PKNOX1 SMAD1 BMI1 BATF KLF5 IRF4 ATF7 ETV6 BCLAF1 IKZF2 DTX4 MPEG1 PATL1 FAM111A OSBP RN7SL42P WARSP1
GH11I059182 Enhancer 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.4 +25.4 25430 10.6 ELF3 RB1 SIN3A RAD21 YY1 SCRT2 ZNF143 ZNF548 RUNX3 SMARCA5 DTX4 ENSG00000269570 OR5A2 MPEG1 OR4D6 OR5A1 GC11M058947
GH11I059197 Enhancer 1.3 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 7.5 +13.9 13891 3 PKNOX1 SMAD1 RB1 BMI1 YBX1 ZBTB40 BATF IRF4 ZNF335 ZNF143 DTX4 OR5A2 OR5AN1 MPEG1 PATL1 OR4D6 FAM111A GC11M058947
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around MPEG1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the MPEG1 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for MPEG1 Gene

Genomic Locations for MPEG1 Gene
4,512 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MPEG1 Gene

Genes around MPEG1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MPEG1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MPEG1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MPEG1 Gene

Proteins for MPEG1 Gene

  • Protein details for MPEG1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Macrophage-expressed gene 1 protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2M1T6
    • Q8TEF8

    Protein attributes for MPEG1 Gene

    716 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    78587 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAB84992.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for MPEG1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MPEG1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn185, Asn255, isoforms=269, and Asn375

Other Protein References for MPEG1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MPEG1 Gene

Domains & Families for MPEG1 Gene

Gene Families for MPEG1 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted membrane proteins
  • Transporters

Protein Domains for MPEG1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MPEG1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MPEG1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPEG1 Gene

Function for MPEG1 Gene

Phenotypes for MPEG1 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for MPEG1:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MPEG1: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MPEG1 Gene

Localization for MPEG1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPEG1 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type I 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 MPEG1 gene
Compartment Confidence
peroxisome 2
plasma membrane 1
extracellular 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MPEG1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MPEG1: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for MPEG1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for MPEG1 Gene

SuperPathways for MPEG1 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Cell cycle
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with MPEG1: view

Pathways by source for MPEG1 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for MPEG1 Gene

Interacting Proteins for MPEG1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MPEG1 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for MPEG1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MPEG1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MPEG1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MPEG1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for MPEG1 Gene

Macrophage expressed 1:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MPEG1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MPEG1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MPEG1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for MPEG1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MPEG1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (25.5), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (25.1), and Monocytes (11.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for MPEG1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for MPEG1 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of MPEG1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MPEG1 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MPEG1 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in macrophages and peripheral blood monocytes.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for MPEG1 Gene

  • Spleen(4.5)
  • Nervous system(4.3)
  • Intestine(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with MPEG1: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MPEG1 Gene

Orthologs for MPEG1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MPEG1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MPEG1 33 34
  • 99.58 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MPEG1 33 34
  • 83.89 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MPEG1 33 34
  • 81.82 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mpeg1 33
  • 80.15 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mpeg1 33 16 34
  • 79.34 (n)
Pfpl 34
  • 63 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MPEG1 34
  • 70 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MPEG1 34
  • 66 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MPEG1 33 34
  • 65.04 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MPEG1 34
  • 56 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mpeg1 33 34
  • 54.79 (n)
MPEG1 (1 of 3) 34
  • 47 (a)
MPEG1 (3 of 3) 34
  • 47 (a)
wufb14d06 33
Species where no ortholog for MPEG1 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)

Evolution for MPEG1 Gene

Gene Tree for MPEG1 (if available)
Gene Tree for MPEG1 (if available)

Paralogs for MPEG1 Gene Pseudogenes for MPEG1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MPEG1: view

No data available for Paralogs for MPEG1 Gene

Variants for MPEG1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MPEG1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1001207587 -- 59,209,523(-) C/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001973456 -- 59,208,620(-) A/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1003761457 -- 59,210,141(-) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1004091080 -- 59,214,156(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1004174771 -- 59,212,959(-) C/T 5_prime_UTR_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MPEG1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1050013 CNV gain 25217958
esv2759830 CNV gain 17122850

Variation tolerance for MPEG1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 60.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.89; 83.75% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for MPEG1 Gene

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

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPEG1 Gene

Disorders for MPEG1 Gene

Additional Disease Information for MPEG1

No disorders were found for MPEG1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MPEG1 Gene

Publications for MPEG1 Gene

  1. Isolation of a novel macrophage-specific gene by differential cDNA analysis. (PMID: 7888681) Spilsbury K … Takayama Y (Blood 1995) 2 3 4 58
  2. Inhibition of intracellular bacterial replication in fibroblasts is dependent on the perforin-like protein (perforin-2) encoded by macrophage-expressed gene 1. (PMID: 23257510) McCormack R … Podack ER (Journal of innate immunity 2013) 2 3 58
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  4. Regulation of expression and trafficking of perforin-2 by LPS and TNF-α. (PMID: 28705375) Xiong P … Ogawa Y (Cellular immunology 2017) 3 58
  5. Phospho-tyrosine dependent protein-protein interaction network. (PMID: 25814554) Grossmann A … Stelzl U (Molecular systems biology 2015) 3 58

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