Aliases for SPATA16 Gene
External Ids for SPATA16 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SPATA16 Gene
This gene encodes a testis-specific protein that belongs to the tetratricopeptide repeat-like superfamily. The encoded protein localizes to the Golgi apparatus and may play a role in spermatogenesis. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]
GeneCards Summary for SPATA16 Gene
SPATA16 (Spermatogenesis Associated 16) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SPATA16 include Spermatogenic Failure 6 and Spermatogenic Failure 9. An important paralog of this gene is SPAG1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for SPATA16 Gene
Involved in the formation of sperm acrosome, which implicated its potential role in spermatogenesis and sperm-egg fusion.