Aliases for PEX5L Gene

Aliases for PEX5L Gene

  • Peroxisomal Biogenesis Factor 5 Like 2 3 5
  • TRIP8b 2 3 4
  • PEX5R 2 3 4
  • PXR2 2 3 4
  • Tetratricopeptide Repeat-Containing Rab8b-Interacting Protein 3 4
  • Peroxisome Biogenesis Factor 5-Like 3 4
  • HCN Channel Auxiliary Subunit 2 3
  • Peroxin-5-Related Protein 3 4
  • PEX5-Related Protein 3 4
  • PEX2-Related Protein 3 4
  • PEX5-Like Protein 3 4
  • Pex5p-Related Protein 3
  • PEX5RP 3
  • Pex5Rp 4
  • PXR2B 3
  • PEX5L 5

External Ids for PEX5L Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PEX5L Gene

  • GC03M181000
  • GC03M179512
  • GC03M176922

Summaries for PEX5L Gene

GeneCards Summary for PEX5L Gene

PEX5L (Peroxisomal Biogenesis Factor 5 Like) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PEX5L include Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata, Type 5 and Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata, Type 2. Among its related pathways are Peroxisome. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include small GTPase binding and peroxisome matrix targeting signal-1 binding. An important paralog of this gene is PEX5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for PEX5L Gene

  • Accessory subunit of hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels, regulating their cell-surface expression and cyclic nucleotide dependence.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for PEX5L Gene

Genomics for PEX5L Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements Pubs

Promoters and enhancers for PEX5L 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
GH03J180035 Promoter/Enhancer 1.7 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas 250.7 +0.6 552 2.6 ZIC2 SIN3A REST CTBP1 BHLHE40 SMARCE1 TAF1 MIER2 IKZF1 SP1 PEX5L lnc-USP13-6 lnc-MRPL47-6 piR-32023-156 ENSG00000287645 HSALNG0030991 lnc-PEX5L-1 USP13
GH03J179562 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE CraniofacialAtlas 10.1 +473.6 473591 2.9 CHD2 TBP MXD4 SP1 FEZF1 MNT IKZF1 SMAD5 ETS1 MBD2 ACTL6A PEX5L lnc-MRPL47-3 MRPL47
GH03J179955 Enhancer 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.8 +79.9 79852 2.8 SP1 BCL11A TRIM22 EBF1 CBFB NFE2 BHLHE40 POLR2A STAT5A NFATC1 ENSG00000287645 HSALNG0030991 PEX5L-AS1 PEX5L piR-31292-132 lnc-MRPL47-6 USP13
GH03J179960 Enhancer 0.7 dbSUPER 14.8 +75.4 75424 5.2 TRIM22 BHLHE40 FOXA1 ZNF24 IKZF1 NR2F1 TCF12 ZNF217 POLR2A ATF7 PEX5L PEX5L-AS1 USP13 ENSG00000287645 HSALNG0030991 piR-31292-132 lnc-MRPL47-6
GH03J179949 Enhancer 0.4 Ensembl dbSUPER 14.7 +86.9 86852 1.6 POU5F1 PEX5L HSALNG0030991 ENSG00000287645 PEX5L-AS2 lnc-MRPL47-6 USP13
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around PEX5L on the GeneHancer Hub at the UCSC Golden Path

Cistromic (ChIP-Seq) regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for PEX5L

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the PEX5L gene promoter:
  • AhR
  • Arnt
  • Max1
  • Nkx3-1
  • Nkx3-1 v1
  • Nkx3-1 v2
  • Nkx3-1 v3
  • Pax-4a
  • POU2F1
  • POU2F1a

Genomic Locations for PEX5L Gene

Latest Assembly
242,096 bases
Minus strand

Previous Assembly
(GRCh37/hg19 by Entrez Gene)
241,980 bases
Minus strand

(GRCh37/hg19 by Ensembl)
242,096 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PEX5L Gene

Genes around PEX5L on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PEX5L Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PEX5L Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PEX5L Gene

Proteins for PEX5L Gene

  • Protein details for PEX5L Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    PEX5-related protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7Z2A5
    • B7Z305
    • B7Z318
    • B7Z5Z5
    • B7Z8P2
    • E7EUV8
    • E7EUZ0
    • E9PEC1
    • E9PH97
    • Q9NQD1
    • Q9P2U3
    • Q9P2U4

    Protein attributes for PEX5L Gene

    626 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    69697 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with RAB8B. Forms an obligate 4:4 complex with HCN2 (By similarity). May interact with the C-terminal PTS1-type tripeptide peroxisomal targeting signal (SKL-type); the relevance of such interaction is however unclear (PubMed:11463335). Interacts with HCN3 (By similarity).
    • Sequence=CAC01120.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for PEX5L Gene

neXtProt entry for PEX5L Gene

Post-translational modifications for PEX5L Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PEX5L Gene

Domains & Families for PEX5L Gene

Gene Families for PEX5L Gene

Protein Domains for PEX5L Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PEX5L Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • cDNA FLJ59678, highly similar to PEX5-related protein (B7Z219_HUMAN)
  • cDNA FLJ61674, highly similar to PEX5-related protein (B7Z8P2_HUMAN)
  • Peroxisome biogenesis factor 5-like (PEX5R_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the peroxisomal targeting signal receptor family.
  • Belongs to the peroxisomal targeting signal receptor family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PEX5L: view

Function for PEX5L Gene

Molecular function for PEX5L Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Accessory subunit of hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels, regulating their cell-surface expression and cyclic nucleotide dependence.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for PEX5L Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PEX5L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000268 peroxisome targeting sequence binding IDA 18346465
GO:0005052 peroxisome matrix targeting signal-1 binding IBA 21873635
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI --
GO:0031267 small GTPase binding IPI 18346465
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PEX5L: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with PEX5L: view

Animal Models for PEX5L Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PEX5L:
  • Pex5l Pex5l<tm1(KOMP)Vlcg>
  • Pex5l Pex5l<tm1.1Chet>

Inhibitory RNAs for research

  • Search GeneCopoeia for shRNA, lentivirus and/or AAV clone products for PEX5L

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PEX5L Gene

Localization for PEX5L Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PEX5L Gene

Cytoplasm. Membrane. Peripheral membrane protein. Note=Some fraction is membrane associated via its interaction with RAB8B. {ECO:0000250}.

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 PEX5L gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
peroxisome 4
nucleus 3
plasma membrane 2
extracellular 1
cytoskeleton 1
mitochondrion 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
endosome 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PEX5L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005778 peroxisomal membrane IBA 21873635
GO:0005829 cytosol IBA 21873635
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0043235 receptor complex IDA 23382219
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PEX5L: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for PEX5L Gene

Pathways & Interactions for PEX5L Gene

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SuperPathways for PEX5L Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Peroxisome
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with PEX5L: view

Pathways by source for PEX5L Gene

1 KEGG pathway for PEX5L Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PEX5L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016560 protein import into peroxisome matrix, docking IBA 21873635
GO:0043949 regulation of cAMP-mediated signaling ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PEX5L: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for PEX5L Gene

Drugs & Compounds for PEX5L Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for PEX5L Gene

mRNA/cDNA for PEX5L Gene

15 NCBI additional mRNA sequence :
18 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 PEX5L

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PEX5L Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14a · 14b ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17a · 17b · 17c
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP5: - -
SP6: -
SP7: - - - -

Relevant External Links for PEX5L Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for

Expression for PEX5L Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for PEX5L Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PEX5L Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x8.3), Brain - Substantia nigra (x6.0), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x5.9), Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x5.5), Brain - Hippocampus (x5.2), and Brain - Cortex (x4.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PEX5L Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (34.5), Brain (18.4), and Spinal cord (11.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for PEX5L Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for PEX5L Gene

- Elite partner

Transcriptomic regulation report from SPP (The Signaling Pathways Project) for PEX5L

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PEX5L Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PEX5L Gene:

Tissue specificity: Mainly expressed in brain. Also expressed in pancreas, testis and pituitary.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for PEX5L Gene

  • Nervous system(4.8)
  • Kidney(4.2)
  • Liver(4.2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with PEX5L: view

Primer products for research

No data available for Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for PEX5L Gene

Orthologs for PEX5L Gene

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

Orthologs for PEX5L Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PEX5L 30 31
  • 97.8 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PEX5L 31
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PEX5L 30 31
  • 93.42 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PEX5L 31
  • 93 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PEX5L 30 31
  • 90.27 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pex5l 30
  • 88.43 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pex5l 30 17 31
  • 87.09 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PEX5L 30 31
  • 79.01 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PEX5L 31
  • 81 (a)
Tropical Clawed Frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pex5l 30
  • 72.46 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pex5la 30 31
  • 65.69 (n)
PEX5L (2 of 2) 31
  • 57 (a)
Fruit Fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Pex5 31
  • 29 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea prx-5 31
  • 29 (a)
Baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PEX5 31
  • 23 (a)
-- 31
  • 20 (a)
Sea Squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 31
  • 32 (a)
Species where no ortholog for PEX5L 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 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 PEX5L Gene

Gene Tree for PEX5L (if available)
Gene Tree for PEX5L (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for PEX5L: view image

Paralogs for PEX5L Gene

Paralogs for PEX5L Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for PEX5L Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

  • C9IZ09_HUMAN
  • C9JB85_HUMAN
genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with PEX5L: view

Variants for PEX5L Gene

Sequence variations, with clinical significance, from ClinVar and Humsavar, with links to dbSNP for PEX5L Gene

SNP ID Clinical significance and condition Chr 03 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs146906651 A colorectal cancer sample p.Ala226Thr

dbSNP identifiers (rs#s) for variants without ClinVar clinical significance for PEX5L 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 PEX5L Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv20e24 CNV loss 17666407
dgv2645n106 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
dgv78n68 CNV gain 17160897
esv1008971 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1009120 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1408102 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1977016 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2395412 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2554672 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2667315 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2676913 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2726258 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2726259 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2726260 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2726261 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2726262 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2742991 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3302536 CNV tandem duplication 20981092
esv33044 CNV loss 17666407
esv33250 CNV loss 17666407
esv3353750 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3384637 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3414403 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3562977 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3562978 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3569144 CNV loss 25503493
esv3598848 CNV loss 21293372
esv3598849 CNV loss 21293372
esv3598851 CNV loss 21293372
esv3598852 CNV loss 21293372
esv8438 CNV loss 19470904
nsv1109568 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv236140 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv955519 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for PEX5L Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 25.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.96; 36.30% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for PEX5L 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 for PEX5L Gene

Disorders for PEX5L Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(11) MalaCards diseases for PEX5L Gene - From: COP

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search PEX5L in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for PEX5L

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
Open Targets Platform
Open Targets Platform
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with PEX5L: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PEX5L Gene

Publications for PEX5L Gene

  1. Identification of PEX5p-related novel peroxisome-targeting signal 1 (PTS1)-binding proteins in mammals. (PMID: 11463335) Amery L … Van Veldhoven PP (The Biochemical journal 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Transferability of type 2 diabetes implicated loci in multi-ethnic cohorts from Southeast Asia. (PMID: 21490949) Sim X … Tai ES (PLoS genetics 2011) 3 41
  3. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose JE … Uhl GR (Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 2010) 3 41
  4. Association with the auxiliary subunit PEX5R/Trip8b controls responsiveness of HCN channels to cAMP and adrenergic stimulation. (PMID: 19555650) Zolles G … Klöcker N (Neuron 2009) 2 3
  5. Comparison of the PTS1- and Rab8b-binding properties of Pex5p and Pex5Rp/TRIP8b. (PMID: 18346465) Fransen M … Van Veldhoven PP (Biochimica et biophysica acta 2008) 3 23

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