Aliases for OLAH Gene

Aliases for OLAH Gene

  • Oleoyl-ACP Hydrolase 2 3 4 5
  • S-Acyl Fatty Acid Synthase Thioesterase, Medium Chain 2 3 4
  • Thioesterase Domain-Containing Protein 1 3 4
  • Oleoyl-Acyl-Carrier-Protein Hydrolase 2 3
  • Augmented In Rheumatoid Arthritis 1 3 4
  • Thioesterase Domain Containing 1 2 3
  • Thioesterase II 3 4
  • Thioesterase 2 3 4
  • THEDC1 3 4
  • AURA1 3 4
  • SAST 2 3
  • TE2 3 4
  • EC 4
  • FLJ11106 2
  • OLAH 5

External Ids for OLAH Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for OLAH Gene

  • THEDC1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OLAH Gene

  • GC10P015126
  • GC10P014996
  • GC10P015074

Summaries for OLAH Gene

GeneCards Summary for OLAH Gene

OLAH (Oleoyl-ACP Hydrolase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OLAH include Rheumatoid Arthritis and Arthritis. Among its related pathways are Fatty Acyl-CoA Biosynthesis and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds and myristoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for OLAH Gene

  • Contributes to the release of free fatty acids from fatty acid synthase (FASN). Has broad substrate specificity, giving rise to a range of free fatty acids with chain lengths between 10 and 16 carbon atoms (C10 - C16).

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

Genomics for OLAH Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements Pubs

Promoters and enhancers for OLAH 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
GH10J015043 Promoter/Enhancer 0.8 EPDnew Ensembl 250.4 +11.5 11477 1 CEBPA GABPA CEBPG ATF4 TRIM24 OLAH GAPDHP45 ACBD7 RPP38 RPP38-DT DCLRE1CP1 RF00017-600 ACBD7-DCLRE1CP1
GH10J015032 Promoter 0.3 EPDnew 250.7 0.0 -48 0.1 OLAH DCLRE1CP1 piR-57133-044 ACBD7-DCLRE1CP1 DCLRE1C
GH10J015122 Enhancer 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 10.5 +90.8 90802 3.3 TRIM22 SMARCA5 MAX JUND BHLHE40 BATF TCF7L2 IKZF1 TCF7 NR2F1 RPP38-DT ACBD7 GAPDHP45 RPP38 DCLRE1CP1 OLAH lnc-NMT2-2 HSALNG0076352 lnc-RPP38-1 NMT2
GH10J015151 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE 10.5 +120.3 120268 2.2 HOMEZ SMAD4 SAP130 RXRA ETV4 RARA TEAD3 DMAP1 ZBTB33 BCL6 RPP38 RPP38-DT GAPDHP45 OLAH CDNF HSPA14 ACBD7 PPIAP30 LOC107984210 NMT2
GH10J015106 Enhancer 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 10.5 +74.9 74864 1.4 IKZF1 IRF2 CTCF REST IRF4 TRIM22 SMC3 RAD21 SKIL ZNF189 HSALNG0076350 HSALNG0076351 OLAH RPP38-DT RPP38 ACBD7 LOC105376431 lnc-RPP38-1 lnc-NMT2-2 NMT2
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

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

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

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the OLAH gene promoter:
  • Bach1
  • POU2F1
  • POU2F1a
  • SRF
  • SRF (504 AA)
  • YY1

Genomic Locations for OLAH Gene

Latest Assembly
41,630 bases
Plus strand

Previous Assembly
(GRCh37/hg19 by Entrez Gene)
29,911 bases
Plus strand

(GRCh37/hg19 by Ensembl)
41,626 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for OLAH Gene

Genes around OLAH on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for OLAH Gene

Proteins for OLAH Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    S-acyl fatty acid synthase thioesterase, medium chain
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5VUB6
    • Q9NUW1

    Protein attributes for OLAH Gene

    265 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    29931 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (via C-terminus) with FASN.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for OLAH Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for OLAH Gene


neXtProt entry for OLAH Gene

Post-translational modifications for OLAH Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OLAH Gene

Domains & Families for OLAH Gene

Gene Families for OLAH Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Enzymes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for OLAH Gene

  • Thioesterase

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OLAH Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • Thioesterase domain-containing protein 1 (SAST_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the thioesterase family.
  • Belongs to the thioesterase family.
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Function for OLAH Gene

Molecular function for OLAH Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Contributes to the release of free fatty acids from fatty acid synthase (FASN). Has broad substrate specificity, giving rise to a range of free fatty acids with chain lengths between 10 and 16 carbon atoms (C10 - C16).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=(9Z)-octadecenoyl-[ACP] + H2O = (9Z)-octadecenoate + H(+) + holo-[ACP]; Xref=Rhea:RHEA:15057, Rhea:RHEA-COMP:9685, Rhea:RHEA-COMP:9924, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:30823, ChEBI:CHEBI:64479, ChEBI:CHEBI:78783; EC=; Evidence={ECO:0000269|PubMed:26663084};.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=decanoyl-CoA + H2O = CoA + decanoate + H(+); Xref=Rhea:RHEA:40059, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:27689, ChEBI:CHEBI:57287, ChEBI:CHEBI:61430; Evidence={ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P08635};.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=dodecanoyl-CoA + H2O = CoA + dodecanoate + H(+); Xref=Rhea:RHEA:30135, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:18262, ChEBI:CHEBI:57287, ChEBI:CHEBI:57375; Evidence={ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P08635};.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=H2O + tetradecanoyl-CoA = CoA + H(+) + tetradecanoate; Xref=Rhea:RHEA:40119, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:30807, ChEBI:CHEBI:57287, ChEBI:CHEBI:57385; Evidence={ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P08635};.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Reaction=H2O + hexadecanoyl-CoA = CoA + H(+) + hexadecanoate; Xref=Rhea:RHEA:16645, ChEBI:CHEBI:7896, ChEBI:CHEBI:15377, ChEBI:CHEBI:15378, ChEBI:CHEBI:57287, ChEBI:CHEBI:57379; Evidence={ECO:0000250|UniProtKB:P08635};.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for OLAH Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for OLAH Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OLAH Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004320 oleoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase activity IEA --
GO:0016295 myristoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase activity IEA,IDA 26663084
GO:0016296 palmitoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase activity IEA,IDA 26663084
GO:0016297 acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase activity IEA --
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OLAH: view
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Animal Models for OLAH Gene

MGI Knock Outs for OLAH:
  • Olah Olah<tm1b(KOMP)Wtsi>

Inhibitory RNAs for research

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

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OLAH Gene

Localization for OLAH Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OLAH Gene

Cytoplasm, cytosol.

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 OLAH gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 4
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
plasma membrane 0
extracellular 0
peroxisome 0

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OLAH Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OLAH: view

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

Pathways & Interactions for OLAH Gene

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

Interacting Proteins for OLAH Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing top 1 STRING interactants - click image to see details)
STRING Interaction Network
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000367462 Q9NV23-SAST_HUMAN for OLAH Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OLAH Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006629 lipid metabolic process IEA --
GO:0006631 fatty acid metabolic process IEA --
GO:0006633 fatty acid biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0008610 lipid biosynthetic process IBA 21873635
GO:0009058 biosynthetic process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OLAH: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OLAH Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OLAH Gene

(7) Drugs for OLAH Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
lauric acid Approved, Experimental Pharma 0
oleic acid Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Pharma 0
Palmitic Acid Approved Pharma 27
Stearic acid Approved, Experimental Pharma 0
Water Approved Pharma 0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with OLAH: view

Transcripts for OLAH Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OLAH Gene

7 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
8 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 OLAH

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10
SP1: - - -
SP2: -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for OLAH Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for

Expression for OLAH Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x36.6) and Testis (x4.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for OLAH Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Milk (68.4).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for OLAH Gene

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OLAH Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for OLAH Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected both in lactating and non-lactating breast epithelium (at protein level) (PubMed:6589427). Isoform 2 is up-regulated in bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients (PubMed:17082220).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for OLAH Gene

  • Nervous system(4)
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Primer products for research

No data available for Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for OLAH Gene

Orthologs for OLAH Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for OLAH Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OLAH 30 31
  • 97.48 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olah 30 17 31
  • 72.7 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olah 30
  • 70.47 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OLAH 31
  • 52 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia OLAH 31
  • 49 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia OLAH 31
  • 42 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves OLAH 30 31
  • 59.67 (n)
Tropical Clawed Frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia olah 30
  • 57.47 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii olah 30 31
  • 51.47 (n)
Species where no ortholog for OLAH 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)
  • Dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • Lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 Vase (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)
  • Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • Worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for OLAH Gene

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

Paralogs for OLAH Gene

No data available for Paralogs for OLAH Gene

Variants for OLAH Gene

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831793 CNV loss 17160897
nsv831794 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for OLAH Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 54.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.11; 38.54% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for OLAH Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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 OLAH Gene

Disorders for OLAH Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(3) MalaCards diseases for OLAH Gene - From: COP and GCD

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
rheumatoid arthritis
  • ra
  • inflammatory disorder of joint
hypotonia-cystinuria syndrome
  • cystinuria with mitochondrial disease
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search OLAH in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for OLAH

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
Open Targets Platform
Open Targets Platform
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OLAH Gene

Publications for OLAH Gene

  1. Crystal Structure and Substrate Specificity of Human Thioesterase 2: INSIGHTS INTO THE MOLECULAR BASIS FOR THE MODULATION OF FATTY ACID SYNTHASE. (PMID: 26663084) Ritchie MK … Lowther WT (The Journal of biological chemistry 2016) 3 4
  2. Isolation and expression profiling of genes upregulated in bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients. (PMID: 17082220) Nakamura N … Ochi T (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2006) 3 4
  3. A scan of chromosome 10 identifies a novel locus showing strong association with late-onset Alzheimer disease. (PMID: 16385451) Grupe A … Goate A (American journal of human genetics 2006) 3 41
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4
  5. 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

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