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Aliases for SPATA12 Gene

Aliases for SPATA12 Gene

  • Spermatogenesis Associated 12 2 3 5
  • Spermatogenesis-Related Protein 5 3 4
  • SRG5 3 4
  • Spermatogenesis-Associated Protein 12 3
  • Testicular Tissue Protein Li 184 3

External Ids for SPATA12 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SPATA12 Gene

  • GC03P057051

Summaries for SPATA12 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SPATA12 Gene

  • This gene is expressed primarily in testis and may play a role in testicular development and spermatogenesis. The encoded protein may be upregulated in response to ultraviolet-C radiation. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2015]

GeneCards Summary for SPATA12 Gene

SPATA12 (Spermatogenesis Associated 12) is a Protein Coding gene.

Additional gene information for SPATA12 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SPATA12 Gene

Genomics for SPATA12 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for SPATA12 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for SPATA12 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
GH03I057059 Enhancer 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +0.9 871 3.8 FOXA2 ARID4B ZNF48 FOS DEK SP5 SMARCB1 ZNF623 KAT8 SMARCA4 SPATA12 ASB14 ENSG00000272202 ARHGEF3
GH03I057003 Enhancer 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 12.2 -53.6 -53575 6.6 CLOCK SIN3A RAD21 ZNF335 HSF1 RCOR1 FOS SMARCB1 ZNF217 MAFF ARHGEF3 SPATA12 ARHGEF3-AS1
GH03I056980 Enhancer 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.8 -79.1 -79113 1.9 MXI1 JUN MAX CEBPG RAD21 FOSL1 POLR2A CBFA2T2 FOSL2 FOS SPATA12 ARHGEF3 DENND6A ARHGEF3-AS1
GH03I057100 Enhancer 0.8 ENCODE 11.7 +39.8 39847 0.2 ELF3 RB1 ZSCAN4 ARID4B SIN3A ZSCAN9 RAD21 RFX5 ZNF143 SIRT6 ARHGEF3 SPATA12 IL17RD APPL1 HESX1 PIR43010 RPL19P2
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around SPATA12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the SPATA12 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for SPATA12 Gene

Genomic Locations for SPATA12 Gene
15,628 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SPATA12 Gene

Genes around SPATA12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SPATA12 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SPATA12 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SPATA12 Gene

Proteins for SPATA12 Gene

  • Protein details for SPATA12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Spermatogenesis-associated protein 12
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A0AVA8
    • B2RMW1

    Protein attributes for SPATA12 Gene

    190 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    20418 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for SPATA12 Gene

Post-translational modifications for SPATA12 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for SPATA12 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SPATA12 Gene

Domains & Families for SPATA12 Gene

Gene Families for SPATA12 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for SPATA12 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SPATA12 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SPATA12: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SPATA12 Gene

Function for SPATA12 Gene

Phenotypes for SPATA12 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SPATA12: view

miRNA for SPATA12 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target SPATA12

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SPATA12 Gene

Localization for SPATA12 Gene

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 SPATA12 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 3
plasma membrane 2
extracellular 2

Subcellular locations from the

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

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SPATA12 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SPATA12 Gene

SuperPathways for SPATA12 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SPATA12 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: Q7Z6I5-SPT12_HUMAN ENSP00000335392 for SPATA12 Gene via IID STRING UniProtKB

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SPATA12 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SPATA12 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SPATA12 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SPATA12 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SPATA12 Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(18) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for SPATA12 Gene

Spermatogenesis associated 12:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SPATA12 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SPATA12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SPATA12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for SPATA12 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SPATA12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x46.2).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SPATA12 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SPATA12 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SPATA12 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in testis.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SPATA12: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for SPATA12 Gene

Orthologs for SPATA12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of human and chimp.

Orthologs for SPATA12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SPATA12 34 33
  • 98.6 (n)
Species where no ortholog for SPATA12 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)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for SPATA12 Gene

Gene Tree for SPATA12 (if available)
Gene Tree for SPATA12 (if available)

Paralogs for SPATA12 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SPATA12 Gene

Variants for SPATA12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SPATA12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000228611 -- 57,058,528(+) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000850072 -- 57,074,522(+) C/A 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000887899 -- 57,069,097(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000945770 -- 57,062,837(+) TTTT/TTT intron_variant
rs1001106387 -- 57,076,115(+) G/A downstream_transcript_variant

Variation tolerance for SPATA12 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 67.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.10; 22.33% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for SPATA12 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SPATA12 Gene

Disorders for SPATA12 Gene

Additional Disease Information for SPATA12

No disorders were found for SPATA12 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SPATA12 Gene

Publications for SPATA12 Gene

  1. Identification and expression of a novel human testis-specific gene by digital differential display. (PMID: 15603706) Li D … Lu GX (Chinese medical journal 2004) 3 4 22 58
  2. Transcriptional regulation of human novel gene SPATA12 promoter by AP-1 and HSF. (PMID: 22981541) Li D … Liu X (Gene 2012) 2 3 58
  3. Expression and possible functions of a novel gene SPATA12 in human testis. (PMID: 17251597) Dan L … Guangxiu L (Journal of andrology 2007) 2 3 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. [Molecular cloning and expression analysis of a novel human testis-specific gene]. (PMID: 15490870) Li D … Liu G (Yi chuan xue bao = Acta genetica Sinica 2004) 3 4 58

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