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Aliases for NT5E Gene

Aliases for NT5E Gene

  • 5'-Nucleotidase Ecto 2 3 5
  • Ecto-5'-Nucleotidase 3 4
  • 5'-Nucleotidase 3 4
  • EC 4 56
  • 5'-NT 3 4
  • NT5 3 4
  • NTE 3 4
  • 5'-Nucleotidase, Ecto (CD73) 2
  • Purine 5-Prime-Nucleotidase 3
  • 5' Nucleotidase (CD73) 2
  • CD73 Antigen 4
  • CALJA 3
  • CD73 3
  • E5NT 3
  • ENT 3
  • NT 3
  • EN 3

External Ids for NT5E Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NT5E Gene

  • NT5

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NT5E Gene

  • GC06P086106
  • GC06P086155
  • GC06P086216
  • GC06P083383

Summaries for NT5E Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NT5E Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a plasma membrane protein that catalyzes the conversion of extracellular nucleotides to membrane-permeable nucleosides. The encoded protein is used as a determinant of lymphocyte differentiation. Defects in this gene can lead to the calcification of joints and arteries. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.[provided by RefSeq, Mar 2011]

CIViC summary for NT5E Gene

GeneCards Summary for NT5E Gene

NT5E (5'-Nucleotidase Ecto) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NT5E include Calcification Of Joints And Arteries and Intestinal Tuberculosis. Among its related pathways are HIF-1-alpha transcription factor network and Metabolism of water-soluble vitamins and cofactors. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleotide binding and hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NT5E Gene

  • Hydrolyzes extracellular nucleotides into membrane permeable nucleosides. Exhibits AMP-, NAD-, and NMN-nucleosidase activities.

Gene Wiki entry for NT5E Gene

Additional gene information for NT5E Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NT5E Gene

Genomics for NT5E Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for NT5E Gene

Promoters and enhancers for NT5E 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
GH06J085447 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 633 +1.2 1232 6.2 ELF3 NKRF RERE ZSCAN21 SP7 SP1 HNF1A PPARG SP5 MLLT1 NT5E SNHG5 PKMP3 GC06P085489
GH06J085456 Enhancer 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 32.9 +14.0 13986 14.9 SP1 NKRF CEBPG ZNF384 ZNF687 SP7 CREM PRDM1 MLLT1 IKZF1 SNHG5 NT5E PKMP3 GC06P085489
GH06J085472 Enhancer 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 37 +23.3 23317 1.4 NCOA3 CREB1 CTBP1 SMARCC1 BRCA1 CEBPB JUN JUND PKNOX1 EP300 SNHG5 NT5E GC06P085489
GH06J085401 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 23 -45.0 -44985 6.6 ELF3 CEBPG RERE MAFK TFE3 SP1 HNF1A PPARG SP5 ZNF644 NT5E LINC02535 SNHG5 DUTP5
GH06J085592 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 15 +144.1 144061 3.7 CC2D1A ZFX ELF3 SIX5 NKRF POLR2A MLLT1 ZNF121 GTF2F1 ZNF687 SNX14 SNHG5 SYNCRIP NT5E SNORD50A ENSG00000271793 GC06M085515
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around NT5E on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the NT5E gene promoter:
  • AP-1
  • ATF-2
  • c-Jun
  • GR
  • GR-alpha
  • GR-beta
  • SREBP-1a
  • SREBP-1b
  • SREBP-1c

Genomic Locations for NT5E Gene

Genomic Locations for NT5E Gene
46,208 bases
Plus strand
46,208 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NT5E Gene

Genes around NT5E on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NT5E Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NT5E Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NT5E Gene

Proteins for NT5E Gene

  • Protein details for NT5E Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KQI8
    • O75520
    • Q5W116

    Protein attributes for NT5E Gene

    574 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    63368 Da
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for NT5E Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for NT5E Gene


neXtProt entry for NT5E Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for NT5E Gene


Post-translational modifications for NT5E Gene

  • Glycosylation at isoforms=2333, posLast=403403, posLast=311311, and isoforms=253
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for NT5E Gene

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Domains & Families for NT5E Gene

Gene Families for NT5E Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • CD markers
  • Disease related genes
  • Enzymes
  • Potential drug targets
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted membrane proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NT5E Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • Ecto-5'-nucleotidase (5NTD_HUMAN)
  • cDNA FLJ90527 fis, clone NT2RP4001467, highly similar to 5'-nucleotidase (EC (B3KQI8_HUMAN)
  • Ecto-5'-nucleotidase (Q53Z63_HUMAN)
  • 5'-nucleotidase, ecto (CD73) (Q5JRQ1_HUMAN)
  • 5'-nucleotidase, ecto (CD73) (Q5JRQ2_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the 5'-nucleotidase family.
  • Belongs to the 5'-nucleotidase family.
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Function for NT5E Gene

Molecular function for NT5E Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Hydrolyzes extracellular nucleotides into membrane permeable nucleosides. Exhibits AMP-, NAD-, and NMN-nucleosidase activities.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=a ribonucleoside 5'-phosphate + H2O = a ribonucleoside + phosphate; Xref=Rhea:RHEA:12484, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:18254, ChEBI:CHEBI:43474, ChEBI:CHEBI:58043; EC=;.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for NT5E Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for NT5E Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NT5E Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000166 nucleotide binding IEA --
GO:0008253 5'-nucleotidase activity IDA 7595232
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
GO:0016788 hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
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Human Phenotype Ontology for NT5E Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for NT5E Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NT5E:

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No data available for Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NT5E Gene

Localization for NT5E Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NT5E Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor, GPI-anchor.

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 NT5E gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
nucleus 4
cytosol 4
extracellular 3
cytoskeleton 2
mitochondrion 1
lysosome 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Plasma membrane (3)
  • Cytosol (2)
  • Nucleoplasm (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NT5E Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005829 cytosol IDA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0009986 cell surface HDA 19581412
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 2129526
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Pathways & Interactions for NT5E Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for NT5E Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NT5E Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006195 purine nucleotide catabolic process TAS --
GO:0006196 AMP catabolic process IBA,IEA 21873635
GO:0006259 DNA metabolic process TAS 2129526
GO:0007159 leukocyte cell-cell adhesion IDA 7595232
GO:0009166 nucleotide catabolic process IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for NT5E Gene

(33) Drugs for NT5E Gene - From: DrugBank, ClinicalTrials, DGIdb, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Cytarabine Approved, Experimental, Investigational Pharma Enzyme, substrate 1267
Pentoxifylline Approved, Investigational Pharma Target, inhibitor 116
Calcium Approved Nutra 7611
Etidronic acid Approved Pharma 87
Adenosine Approved, Investigational Pharma Agonist, Channel blocker 599

(24) Additional Compounds for NT5E Gene - From: HMDB, Novoseek, and IUPHAR

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Inhibition, Inhibitor
beta-nicotinamide D-ribonucleotide
  • (2R,3S,5R)-5-(6-amino-9H-Purin-9-yl)-2-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran-3-ol
  • 5-(6-amino-PURIN-9-yl)-2-hydroxymethyl-tetrahydro-furan-3-ol
  • 9-(2-Deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)adenine
  • 9-(2-Deoxy-beta-D-ribofuranosyl)-9H-purin-6-amine
  • Adenine deoxyribonucleoside
Deoxyadenosine monophosphate
  • 2'-dAMP
  • 2'-Deoxy-5'-adenosine monophosphate
  • 2'-Deoxy-AMP
  • 2'-Deoxyadenosine 5'-(dihydrogen phosphate)
  • 2'-Deoxyadenosine 5'-monophosphate
  • 2-amino-9-(2-Deoxy-9-beta-D-ribofuranosyl)-9H-purin-6-ol
  • 9-(2-Deoxy-beta-D-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-guanine
  • dG
  • Guanine deoxy nucleoside
  • 2-amino-9-(2-Deoxy-9-b-D-ribofuranosyl)-9H-purin-6-ol
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Transcripts for NT5E Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NT5E Gene

Unigene Clusters for NT5E Gene

5'-nucleotidase, ecto (CD73):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NT5E Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9
SP1: -
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for NT5E Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NT5E Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for NT5E Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NT5E Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (10.1) and Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (9.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for NT5E Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NT5E Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NT5E Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for NT5E Gene

  • Blood(4.5)
  • Liver(4.5)
  • Nervous system(4.2)
  • Skin(3.6)
  • Lung(3.5)
  • Bone marrow(3.1)
  • Kidney(2.9)
  • Bone(2.5)
  • Heart(2.5)
  • Muscle(2.3)
  • Eye(2.2)
  • Spleen(2.2)
  • Intestine(2)
  • Lymph node(2)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for NT5E Gene

Germ Layers:
  • mesoderm
  • cardiovascular
  • skeleton
  • blood vessel
  • spinal column
  • vertebrae
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NT5E Gene

Orthologs for NT5E Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for NT5E Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NT5E 34 35
  • 99.71 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NT5E 35 34
  • 90.64 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 90 (a)
-- 35
  • 89 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nt5e 34
  • 85.48 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nt5e 17 34 35
  • 85.42 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NT5E 35
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NT5E 35
  • 73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NT5E 34 35
  • 65.75 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 62 (a)
-- 35
  • 55 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nt5e 34
  • 65.42 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.14455 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nt5e 35 34
  • 64.17 (n)
zgc63784 34
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP003629 34
  • 49.97 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta veil 35 34
  • 48.99 (n)
CG30104 36
  • 39 (a)
CG4827 36
  • 39 (a)
NT5E-2 35
  • 38 (a)
CG30103 35 36
  • 36 (a)
CG1961 36
  • 33 (a)
CG42249 35
  • 29 (a)
CG11883 35
  • 17 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU09659 34
  • 48.35 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 13 (a)
Species where no ortholog for NT5E was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for NT5E Gene

Gene Tree for NT5E (if available)
Gene Tree for NT5E (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for NT5E: view image

Paralogs for NT5E Gene

No data available for Paralogs for NT5E Gene

Variants for NT5E Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NT5E Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs373328681 pathogenic, Calcification of joints and arteries 85,471,336(+) C/A/T coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, stop_gained
rs387906620 pathogenic, Calcification of joints and arteries, Calcification of joints and arteries (CALJA) [MIM:211800] 85,487,458(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant
rs1000056641 -- 85,450,378(+) T/G coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant
rs1000059895 -- 85,457,009(+) G/T intron_variant
rs1000169347 -- 85,450,697(+) G/A intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NT5E Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv463939 CNV loss 19166990
nsv470839 CNV loss 18288195
nsv520112 CNV loss 19592680
nsv604092 CNV loss 21841781
nsv604093 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for NT5E Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 76.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.63; 65.53% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for NT5E Gene

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

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NT5E Gene

Disorders for NT5E Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for NT5E Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GTR, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
calcification of joints and arteries
  • calja
intestinal tuberculosis
  • tuberculosis of intestine
  • idiopathic calciphylaxis
arterial calcification of infancy
  • gaci
cecum adenocarcinoma
  • cecal adenocarcinoma
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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  • Calcification of joints and arteries (CALJA) [MIM:211800]: A condition characterized by adult-onset calcification of the lower extremity arteries, including the iliac, femoral and tibial arteries, and hand and foot capsule joints. Age of onset has been reported as early as the second decade of life, usually involving intense joint pain or calcification in the hands. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:21288095, ECO:0000269 PubMed:24887587}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Additional Disease Information for NT5E

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
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Publications for NT5E Gene

  1. Isolation and characterization of the promoter of the human 5'-nucleotidase (CD73)-encoding gene. (PMID: 8566797) Hansen KR … Thompson LF (Gene 1995) 3 4 23 58
  2. NT5E mutations that cause human disease are associated with intracellular mistrafficking of NT5E protein. (PMID: 24887587) Fausther M … Dranoff JA (PloS one 2014) 3 4 58
  3. The high-resolution crystal structure of periplasmic Haemophilus influenzae NAD nucleotidase reveals a novel enzymatic function of human CD73 related to NAD metabolism. (PMID: 21933152) Garavaglia S … Rizzi M (The Biochemical journal 2012) 3 4 58
  4. Crystal structure of the human ecto-5'-nucleotidase (CD73): insights into the regulation of purinergic signaling. (PMID: 23142347) Knapp K … Sträter N (Structure (London, England : 1993) 2012) 3 4 58
  5. NT5E mutations and arterial calcifications. (PMID: 21288095) St Hilaire C … Boehm M (The New England journal of medicine 2011) 3 4 58

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