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Aliases for TMEM132E Gene

Aliases for TMEM132E Gene

  • Transmembrane Protein 132E 2 3 5
  • DFNB99 3

External Ids for TMEM132E Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TMEM132E Gene

  • GC17P029932
  • GC17P032907
  • GC17P029094

Summaries for TMEM132E Gene

GeneCards Summary for TMEM132E Gene

TMEM132E (Transmembrane Protein 132E) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is TMEM132C.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMEM132E Gene

  • Required for normal inner ear hair cell function and hearing.

Additional gene information for TMEM132E Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TMEM132E Gene

Genomics for TMEM132E Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for TMEM132E Gene

Promoters and enhancers for TMEM132E 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
GH17I034578 Promoter/Enhancer 1.6 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 556.7 +1.3 1269 4.1 GLIS2 ZNF202 SP3 YY2 ZNF610 GLIS1 WT1 SP7 CTCF KLF1 TMEM132E C17orf102 LIG3 ZNF830 CCL7 GC17M034585
GH17I034412 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10 -166.3 -166318 1.8 PKNOX1 TAF9B NFRKB TCF12 CAVIN1 ELF1 ZNF592 ZNF148 MEF2D MAFF CCL2 CCL7 C17orf102 TMEM132E LIG3 ASIC2 CCL1 CCL8 GC17P034446 GC17M034364
GH17I034542 Enhancer 0.6 ENCODE 17.7 -36.6 -36590 0.2 SCRT1 SMARCA5 CTCF ZNF654 TRIM22 REST DPF2 RAD21 ZKSCAN1 CC2D1A TMEM132E C17orf102 GC17M034550 LOC105371739
GH17I034637 Enhancer 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 11.8 +58.5 58503 1.4 CTCF RB1 KLF17 ZIC2 RAD21 ARID2 SMC3 ZNF143 ZNF600 SMARCE1 TMEM132E C17orf102 GC17M034614 GC17M034729
GH17I034885 Enhancer 0.9 ENCODE 10.3 +305.8 305790 0.2 HDAC1 ATF1 SMAD1 ARNT ZBTB40 TCF12 ZNF766 GATA2 SIRT6 ETV6 C17orf102 TMEM132E GC17P034891 GC17P034858 LOC105371742
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around TMEM132E on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the TMEM132E gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for TMEM132E Gene

Genomic Locations for TMEM132E Gene
59,833 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TMEM132E Gene

Genes around TMEM132E on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TMEM132E Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TMEM132E Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TMEM132E Gene

Proteins for TMEM132E Gene

  • Protein details for TMEM132E Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Transmembrane protein 132E
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8WUF4
    • Q8WVA5

    Protein attributes for TMEM132E Gene

    984 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    107094 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for TMEM132E Gene

Post-translational modifications for TMEM132E Gene

  • Glycosylation at isoforms=91, posLast=228228, and isoforms=309
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for TMEM132E Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TMEM132E Gene

Domains & Families for TMEM132E Gene

Gene Families for TMEM132E Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Disease related genes
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for TMEM132E Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TMEM132E Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the TMEM132 family.
  • Belongs to the TMEM132 family.
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Function for TMEM132E Gene

Molecular function for TMEM132E Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Required for normal inner ear hair cell function and hearing.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for TMEM132E Gene

Phenotypes for TMEM132E Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TMEM132E Gene

Localization for TMEM132E Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMEM132E Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type I 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 TMEM132E gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
extracellular 1
golgi apparatus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TMEM132E Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IBA,IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TMEM132E: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for TMEM132E Gene

Pathways & Interactions for TMEM132E Gene

SuperPathways for TMEM132E Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for TMEM132E Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TMEM132E Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for TMEM132E Gene

Drugs & Compounds for TMEM132E Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for TMEM132E Gene

mRNA/cDNA for TMEM132E Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for TMEM132E Gene

Transmembrane protein 132E:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TMEM132E Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for TMEM132E Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TMEM132E Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for TMEM132E Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TMEM132E Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (x10.1) and Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (x8.6).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TMEM132E Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (65.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for TMEM132E Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for TMEM132E Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of TMEM132E Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TMEM132E Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for TMEM132E Gene

  • Nervous system(4.1)
  • Adrenal gland(4)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with TMEM132E: view

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for TMEM132E Gene

Orthologs for TMEM132E Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TMEM132E Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TMEM132E 33 34
  • 99.31 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TMEM132E 33 34
  • 91.44 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TMEM132E 33 34
  • 90.01 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tmem132e 33
  • 86.61 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tmem132e 33 16 34
  • 86.42 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TMEM132E 34
  • 69 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TMEM132E 34
  • 40 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TMEM132E 33 34
  • 76.28 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TMEM132E 34
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100491853 33
  • 65.26 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii tmem132e 33
  • 63.57 (n)
TMEM132E 34
  • 60 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2901 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG14446 33 34
  • 44.97 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004670 33
  • 40.83 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea Y71H2AM.10 34
  • 17 (a)
Species where no ortholog for TMEM132E was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for TMEM132E Gene

Gene Tree for TMEM132E (if available)
Gene Tree for TMEM132E (if available)

Paralogs for TMEM132E Gene

Paralogs for TMEM132E Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for TMEM132E Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for TMEM132E Gene

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Variants for TMEM132E Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TMEM132E Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs199796805 uncertain-significance, not specified 34,632,725(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant
rs1000055974 -- 34,616,120(+) C/G intron_variant
rs1000079695 -- 34,611,612(+) G/T intron_variant
rs1000129478 -- 34,620,973(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000161989 -- 34,620,771(+) C/T intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TMEM132E Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3141n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv2715864 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2715865 CNV deletion 23290073
esv33292 CNV gain 17666407
esv3572553 CNV gain 25503493
esv3582611 CNV loss 25503493
nsv1055479 CNV gain 25217958
nsv519297 CNV gain 19592680
nsv574714 CNV gain 21841781
nsv833423 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for TMEM132E Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 11.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.00; 68.41% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for TMEM132E Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMEM132E Gene

Disorders for TMEM132E Gene


  • Note=Several lines of evidence link the Gln-420 variant with autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss. This variant has been reported in 2 siblings with prelingual, bilateral, severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss from a Chinese family of consanguineous marriage and was not found in 500 ethnically matched healthy controls. In mouse, TMEM132E is expressed in cochlea hair cells. In addition, knockdown in zebrafish affects the mechanotransduction of hair cells, a phenotype that can be rescued by wild-type human TMEM132E, but not by the Gln-420 variant. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:25331638}.
  • Note=TMEM132E is located in a region involved in a heterozygous deletion of approximately 4.7 Mb; this deletion, involving the NF1 gene and contiguous genes lying in its flanking regions, is observed in a patient 17q11.2 microdeletion syndrome, a syndrome characterized by variable facial dysmorphism, mental retardation, developmental delay, and an excessive number of neurofibromas. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:14569139}.

Additional Disease Information for TMEM132E

No disorders were found for TMEM132E Gene.

No data available for MalaCards and Genatlas for TMEM132E Gene

Publications for TMEM132E Gene

  1. Whole-exome sequencing identifies a variant in TMEM132E causing autosomal-recessive nonsyndromic hearing loss DFNB99. (PMID: 25331638) Li J … Liu Q (Human mutation 2015) 2 3 4 58
  2. Heterogeneity of breakpoints in non-LCR-mediated large constitutional deletions of the 17q11.2 NF1 tumour suppressor region. (PMID: 14569139) Kehrer-Sawatzki H … Jenne DE (Journal of medical genetics 2003) 3 4 58
  3. Genome-wide association analyses of sleep disturbance traits identify new loci and highlight shared genetics with neuropsychiatric and metabolic traits. (PMID: 27992416) Lane JM … Saxena R (Nature genetics 2017) 3 58
  4. Genome-wide association study combining pathway analysis for typical sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Chinese Han populations. (PMID: 24529757) Xie T … Xu R (Neurobiology of aging 2014) 3 58
  5. Are TMEM genes potential candidate genes for panic disorder? (PMID: 24362369) Gregersen NO … Mors O (Psychiatric genetics 2014) 3 58

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