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Aliases for SFXN1 Gene

Aliases for SFXN1 Gene

  • Sideroflexin 1 2 3 5
  • Tricarboxylate Carrier Protein 3 4
  • TCC 3 4
  • Sideroflexin-1 3
  • SLC56A1 3

External Ids for SFXN1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SFXN1 Gene

  • GC05U990169
  • GC05P175644
  • GC05P174840
  • GC05P174886
  • GC05P174838
  • GC05P170004

Summaries for SFXN1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SFXN1 Gene

SFXN1 (Sideroflexin 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SFXN1 include Aceruloplasminemia. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cation transmembrane transporter activity and ion transmembrane transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is SFXN3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SFXN1 Gene

  • Might be involved in the transport of a component required for iron utilization into or out of the mitochondria.

Gene Wiki entry for SFXN1 Gene

Additional gene information for SFXN1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SFXN1 Gene

Genomics for SFXN1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for SFXN1 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for SFXN1 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
GH05I175477 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 557.5 +2.3 2325 2.9 ATF1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZNF48 YY1 ZNF766 GLIS2 SFXN1 ENSG00000270839
GH05I175516 Enhancer 1.1 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.4 +40.8 40818 1.8 HDAC1 ATF1 FOXA2 TAF9B ARNT RFX5 TCF12 ZNF766 EGR1 FOS SFXN1 GC05M175542 ENSG00000270839
GH05I175521 Enhancer 0.6 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.3 +44.5 44539 0.4 SFXN1 GC05M175542 ENSG00000270839
GH05I175494 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE 7 +17.3 17341 0.1 PKNOX1 NFIB NEUROD1 SIN3A CEBPG E4F1 CTBP1 GATA3 POLR3A RCOR1 SFXN1 ENSG00000270839 GC05M175542
GH05I175506 Enhancer 0.2 dbSUPER 11.9 +30.4 30388 1.4 SFXN1 ENSG00000270839 GC05M175542
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around SFXN1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the SFXN1 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for SFXN1 Gene

Genomic Locations for SFXN1 Gene
52,681 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SFXN1 Gene

Genes around SFXN1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SFXN1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SFXN1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SFXN1 Gene

Proteins for SFXN1 Gene

  • Protein details for SFXN1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KPW3
    • D3DQN2
    • Q9HA53

    Protein attributes for SFXN1 Gene

    322 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35619 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH20517.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB14003.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Cloning artifact.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB14318.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for SFXN1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SFXN1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at isoforms=72 and posLast=170170
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SFXN1 Gene

Domains & Families for SFXN1 Gene

Gene Families for SFXN1 Gene

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

Protein Domains for SFXN1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SFXN1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the sideroflexin family.
  • Belongs to the sideroflexin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SFXN1: view

Function for SFXN1 Gene

Molecular function for SFXN1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Might be involved in the transport of a component required for iron utilization into or out of the mitochondria.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for SFXN1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SFXN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0015075 ion transmembrane transporter activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SFXN1: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SFXN1: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SFXN1

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SFXN1 Gene

Localization for SFXN1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SFXN1 Gene

Mitochondrion membrane; Multi-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 SFXN1 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
peroxisome 2
cytosol 2
nucleus 1
golgi apparatus 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SFXN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IDA --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0031966 mitochondrial membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SFXN1: view

Pathways & Interactions for SFXN1 Gene

SuperPathways for SFXN1 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SFXN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006810 transport IEA --
GO:0006811 ion transport IEA --
GO:0006826 iron ion transport IEA --
GO:0030218 erythrocyte differentiation IEA --
GO:0034220 ion transmembrane transport IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SFXN1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SFXN1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SFXN1 Gene

(1) Additional Compounds for SFXN1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Armco iron
  • Carbonyl iron
  • FE
  • Ferrovac e
  • Hematite
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with SFXN1: view

Transcripts for SFXN1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SFXN1 Gene

Sideroflexin 1:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SFXN1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b · 3c · 3d ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - - - -
SP4: - -
SP5: -
SP6: -
SP7: -

Relevant External Links for SFXN1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SFXN1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for SFXN1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SFXN1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (22.0) and Bone (6.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for SFXN1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for SFXN1 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SFXN1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SFXN1 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for SFXN1 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.5)
  • Liver(4.4)
  • Lung(4.2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SFXN1: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for SFXN1 Gene

Orthologs for SFXN1 Gene

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

Orthologs for SFXN1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SFXN1 33 34
  • 99.69 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SFXN1 34
  • 92 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SFXN1 33 34
  • 91.93 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SFXN1 34
  • 90 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SFXN1 33 34
  • 89.86 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Sfxn1 33
  • 85.09 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Sfxn1 33 16 34
  • 84.58 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SFXN1 33 34
  • 81.37 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SFXN1 34
  • 81 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia sfxn1 33
  • 78.99 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia xm278-prov 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii sfxn1 33 34
  • 75.05 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004519 33
  • 60.02 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11739 33 34
  • 55.38 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea sfxn-1.5 33 34
  • 58.01 (n)
sfxn-1.4 34
  • 51 (a)
sfxn-1.1 34
  • 48 (a)
sfxn-1.2 34
  • 48 (a)
sfxn-1.3 34
  • 47 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes FSF1 34
  • 37 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.10377 34
  • 64 (a)
Species where no ortholog for SFXN1 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)
  • 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 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 SFXN1 Gene

Gene Tree for SFXN1 (if available)
Gene Tree for SFXN1 (if available)

Paralogs for SFXN1 Gene

Paralogs for SFXN1 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for SFXN1 Gene using alignment to 6 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with SFXN1: view

Variants for SFXN1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SFXN1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000008053 -- 175,486,528(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000037758 -- 175,515,440(+) A/C genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000095326 -- 175,507,736(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1000127874 -- 175,478,886(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1000130445 -- 175,529,992(+) T/C downstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SFXN1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv3607650 CNV gain 21293372
nsv469707 CNV loss 16826518
nsv472628 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878

Variation tolerance for SFXN1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 66.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.64; 31.45% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for SFXN1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assay Products

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SFXN1 Gene

Disorders for SFXN1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for SFXN1 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • hypoceruloplasminemia, hereditary
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search SFXN1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for SFXN1

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with SFXN1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SFXN1 Gene

Publications for SFXN1 Gene

  1. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. (PMID: 20877624) Hendrickson SL … O'Brien SJ (PloS one 2010) 3 44 58
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  3. 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 58
  4. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  5. Mitochondrial Protein Interaction Mapping Identifies Regulators of Respiratory Chain Function. (PMID: 27499296) Floyd BJ … Pagliarini DJ (Molecular cell 2016) 3 58

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