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Aliases for SLC44A5 Gene

Aliases for SLC44A5 Gene

  • Solute Carrier Family 44 Member 5 2 3 4 5
  • CTL5 3 4
  • Choline Transporter-Like Protein 5 3
  • Solute Carrier Family 44, Member 5 2

External Ids for SLC44A5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SLC44A5 Gene

  • GC01M075385
  • GC01M075667
  • GC01M073802

Summaries for SLC44A5 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SLC44A5 Gene

SLC44A5 (Solute Carrier Family 44 Member 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SLC44A5 include Medium-Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Phospholipase D signaling pathway. An important paralog of this gene is SLC44A2.

Additional gene information for SLC44A5 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 SLC44A5 Gene

Genomics for SLC44A5 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for SLC44A5 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for SLC44A5 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
GH01J075722 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 650.7 -0.8 -790 6 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ACADM SLC44A5 ENSG00000178193 RABGGTB SNORD45A SNORD45C MSH4 DLSTP1 PIR54256
GH01J075614 Promoter/Enhancer 1.9 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 650.1 +108.6 108578 2.6 SIN3A ZNF2 YY1 TCF12 GLIS2 YY2 REST ZNF610 GLIS1 KDM1A SLC44A5 MSH4 GC01M075617 GC01M075599
GH01J075589 Promoter 0.6 EPDnew 650.1 +134.5 134543 0.1 ZNF7 SLC44A5 GC01P075583 GC01M075599
GH01J075611 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 650.1 +113.2 113224 0.1 SLC44A5 GC01M075599 GC01M075617
GH01J075472 Enhancer 0.7 ENCODE 20.5 +251.3 251284 0.6 HDAC1 JUN TAL1 CHAMP1 TCF12 CC2D1A ZNF766 POLR2A CBFA2T2 TRIM24 SLC44A5 LOC100422213 PIR34113 GC01P075427
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GeneHancers around SLC44A5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the SLC44A5 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for SLC44A5 Gene

Genomic Locations for SLC44A5 Gene
522,192 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SLC44A5 Gene

Genes around SLC44A5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SLC44A5 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SLC44A5 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SLC44A5 Gene

Proteins for SLC44A5 Gene

  • Protein details for SLC44A5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Choline transporter-like protein 5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B5MCU3
    • Q4G0K0
    • Q8NA44
    • Q8NB86

    Protein attributes for SLC44A5 Gene

    719 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    81674 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAC03655.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for SLC44A5 Gene


neXtProt entry for SLC44A5 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SLC44A5 Gene

  • Glycosylation at posLast=314314, posLast=190190, and posLast=8888
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SLC44A5 Gene

Domains & Families for SLC44A5 Gene

Gene Families for SLC44A5 Gene

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

Protein Domains for SLC44A5 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SLC44A5 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the CTL (choline transporter-like) family.
  • Belongs to the CTL (choline transporter-like) family.
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Function for SLC44A5 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for SLC44A5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SLC44A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0015220 choline transmembrane transporter activity TAS --
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Animal Models for SLC44A5 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SLC44A5:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

miRNA for SLC44A5 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SLC44A5

Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SLC44A5 Gene

Localization for SLC44A5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC44A5 Gene

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 SLC44A5 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SLC44A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SLC44A5 Gene

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Pathways by source for SLC44A5 Gene

Interacting Proteins for SLC44A5 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: Q8NCS7-CTL5_HUMAN ENSP00000359892 for SLC44A5 Gene via IID STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SLC44A5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006656 phosphatidylcholine biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0015871 choline transport IEA --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SLC44A5: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SLC44A5 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SLC44A5 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SLC44A5 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SLC44A5 Gene

Solute carrier family 44, member 5:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SLC44A5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SLC44A5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SLC44A5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for SLC44A5 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SLC44A5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (x4.6) and Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x4.5).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SLC44A5 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SLC44A5 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for SLC44A5 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.4)
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No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for SLC44A5 Gene

Orthologs for SLC44A5 Gene

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

Orthologs for SLC44A5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SLC44A5 34 33
  • 97.29 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SLC44A5 34 33
  • 85.03 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SLC44A5 34 33
  • 83.85 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Slc44a5 16 34 33
  • 77.18 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Slc44a5 33
  • 76.01 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 70 (a)
-- 34
  • 66 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SLC44A5 34
  • 45 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SLC44A5 34 33
  • 71.52 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SLC44A5 34
  • 56 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia slc44a5 33
  • 68.18 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii slc44a5b 34 33
  • 65.15 (n)
slc44a5a 34
  • 61 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11880 34
  • 31 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea chtl-1 34
  • 34 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PNS1 36 34
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 42 (a)
Species where no ortholog for SLC44A5 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)
  • 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 SLC44A5 Gene

Gene Tree for SLC44A5 (if available)
Gene Tree for SLC44A5 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for SLC44A5: view image

Paralogs for SLC44A5 Gene

Paralogs for SLC44A5 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for SLC44A5 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

  • B7Z473_HUMAN
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Variants for SLC44A5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SLC44A5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1052086885 uncertain-significance, Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency 75,724,484(-) A/G upstream_transcript_variant
rs1057516778 likely-pathogenic, Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency 75,724,788(-) A/G upstream_transcript_variant
rs114005461 likely-benign, Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency 75,724,387(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1251076 likely-benign, Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency 75,724,426(-) T/C upstream_transcript_variant
rs17848068 likely-benign, Medium-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency 75,724,531(-) G/A/T upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SLC44A5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv111n106 CNV deletion 24896259
dgv55e212 CNV gain 25503493
esv1008813 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1010081 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1169956 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1320217 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1527298 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1700928 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1954052 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2613586 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2749974 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2749985 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2758943 CNV loss 17122850
esv2762155 CNV loss 21179565
esv3390264 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3564248 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3564259 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3581249 CNV gain 25503493
esv3586478 CNV loss 21293372
esv3586482 CNV loss 21293372
esv3586483 CNV loss 21293372
esv3586484 CNV loss 21293372
esv3586485 CNV loss 21293372
esv3586487 CNV gain 21293372
esv4835 CNV loss 18987735
esv7181 CNV loss 19470904
esv994396 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1011915 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1077946 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1078521 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1078876 OTHER inversion 25765185
nsv1119696 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1121765 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1139481 CNV duplication 24896259
nsv1153366 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1455 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv159607 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv435643 CNV deletion 17901297
nsv475085 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv477434 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv498673 CNV loss 21111241
nsv508304 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv519329 CNV gain 19592680
nsv546581 CNV loss 21841781
nsv830270 CNV loss 17160897
nsv945999 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv950195 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv957940 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv997508 CNV gain 25217958

Variation tolerance for SLC44A5 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 9.49% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.66; 31.78% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for SLC44A5 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SLC44A5 Gene

Disorders for SLC44A5 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for SLC44A5 Gene - From: GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
medium-chain acyl-coenzyme a dehydrogenase deficiency
  • acadm deficiency
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for SLC44A5

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SLC44A5 Gene

Publications for SLC44A5 Gene

  1. Molecular characterization of the family of choline transporter-like proteins and their splice variants. (PMID: 15715662) Traiffort E … Meunier FM (Journal of neurochemistry 2005) 2 3 4 58
  2. Genome-wide association with MRI atrophy measures as a quantitative trait locus for Alzheimer's disease. (PMID: 21116278) Furney SJ … AddNeuroMed Consortium (Molecular psychiatry 2011) 3 44 58
  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 44 58
  4. 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
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58

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