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Aliases for SELPLG Gene

Aliases for SELPLG Gene

  • Selectin P Ligand 2 3 4 5
  • PSGL-1 3 4
  • Cutaneous Lymphocyte-Associated Associated Antigen 3
  • P-Selectin Glycoprotein Ligand 1 3
  • CD162 Antigen 4
  • CD162 3
  • PSGL1 3
  • CLA 3

External Ids for SELPLG Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SELPLG Gene

  • GC12M108122
  • GC12M108896
  • GC12M108948
  • GC12M107518
  • GC12M109015
  • GC12M106080

Summaries for SELPLG Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SELPLG Gene

  • This gene encodes a glycoprotein that functions as a high affinity counter-receptor for the cell adhesion molecules P-, E- and L- selectin expressed on myeloid cells and stimulated T lymphocytes. As such, this protein plays a critical role in leukocyte trafficking during inflammation by tethering of leukocytes to activated platelets or endothelia expressing selectins. This protein requires two post-translational modifications, tyrosine sulfation and the addition of the sialyl Lewis x tetrasaccharide (sLex) to its O-linked glycans, for its high-affinity binding activity. Aberrant expression of this gene and polymorphisms in this gene are associated with defects in the innate and adaptive immune response. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants.[provided by RefSeq, Apr 2011]

GeneCards Summary for SELPLG Gene

SELPLG (Selectin P Ligand) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SELPLG include Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis. Among its related pathways are Response to elevated platelet cytosolic Ca2+ and Cell surface interactions at the vascular wall. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include receptor binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SELPLG Gene

  • A SLe(x)-type proteoglycan, which through high affinity, calcium-dependent interactions with E-, P- and L-selectins, mediates rapid rolling of leukocytes over vascular surfaces during the initial steps in inflammation. Critical for the initial leukocyte capture.

  • (Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for enterovirus 71.

Gene Wiki entry for SELPLG Gene

Additional gene information for SELPLG Gene

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

Genomics for SELPLG Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for SELPLG Gene

Promoters and enhancers for SELPLG 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
GH12I108626 Promoter/Enhancer 2.8 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 561.8 -4.9 -4905 24.2 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT FEZF1 IRF4 POLR2B ZNF766 CBX5 ZNF207 SELPLG PWP1 SART3 PRDM4 UBE3B RNU4-32P CORO1C FICD LOC101929162 TMEM119
GH12I108820 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 13.2 -197.8 -197752 23.4 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 IRF4 YY1 ZNF766 SSH1 SART3 CORO1C SELPLG ALKBH2 UBE3B ACACB CMKLR1 FICD ENSG00000274598
GH12I108726 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.4 -97.1 -97146 9.3 CLOCK MLX FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC CORO1C LOC101929162 RNU4-32P RNU7-169P SSH1 SART3 SELPLG UBE3B PRDM4 ENSG00000257221
GH12I108663 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 12.9 -32.1 -32058 5.8 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 CORO1C SELPLG SSH1 SART3 ISCU ENSG00000257221 MVK ACACB GC12P108669 RNU7-169P
GH12I108684 Enhancer 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.2 -57.7 -57677 13.6 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC MEF2D SSRP1 LOC101929162 CORO1C SART3 PRDM4 RNU7-169P SELPLG RNU4-32P ALKBH2 UBE3B ENSG00000257221
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around SELPLG on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Genomic Locations for SELPLG Gene

Genomic Locations for SELPLG Gene
12,065 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SELPLG Gene

Genes around SELPLG on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for SELPLG Gene

Proteins for SELPLG Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    P-selectin glycoprotein ligand 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K2Y0
    • B4DQC3
    • B7Z5C7
    • J3KMX6
    • Q12775
    • Q6GTW7
    • Q8N7J7

    Protein attributes for SELPLG Gene

    412 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    43201 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer; disulfide-linked. Interaction with P-, E- and L-selectins, through their lectin/EGF domains, is required for promoting recruitment and rolling of leukocytes. These interactions require sialyl Lewis X glycan modification but there is a differing dependence for tyrosine sulfations. Sulfation on Tyr-51 of PSGL1 is most important for high affinity L-selectin/SELL binding while P-selectin/SELP requires sulfation on Tyr-48. E-selectin/SELE binds with much lower affinity and requires the sLe(x) epitope, but apparantly not tyrosine sulfation. Dimerization appears not to be required for P-selectin/SELP binding. Interacts with SNX20. Interacts with MSN and SYK; mediates the activation of SYK by SELPLG.
    • (Microbial infection) Interacts with enterovirus 71 capsid proteins.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for SELPLG Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for SELPLG Gene


neXtProt entry for SELPLG Gene

Post-translational modifications for SELPLG Gene

  • Displays complex, core-2, sialylated and fucosylated O-linked oligosaccharides, at least some of which appear to contain poly-N-acetyllactosamine with varying degrees of substitution. Mainly disialylated or neutral forms of the core-2 tetrasaccharide, Galbeta1-->4GlcNAcbeta1-->6(Galbeta1-->3)GalNAcOH. The GlcN:GalN ratio is approximately 2:1 and the Man:Fuc ratio 3:5. Contains about 14% fucose with alpha-1,3 linkage present in two forms: One species is a disialylated, monofucosylated glycan, and the other, a monosialylated, trifucosylated glycan with a polylactosamine backbone. The fucosylated forms carry the Lewis antigen and are important for interaction with selectins and for functioning in leukocyte rolling. The modification containing the sialyl Lewis X glycan is on Thr-57. No sulfated O-glycans. Some N-glycosylation.
  • Sulfation, in conjunction with the SLe(x)-containing glycan, is necessary for P- and L-selectin binding. High affinity P-selectin binding has a preferred requirement for the isomer sulfated on both Tyr-48 and Tyr-51, whereas L-selectin binding requires predominantly sulfation on Tyr-51 with sulfation on Tyr-48 playing only a minor role. These sulfations play an important role in L- and P-selectin-mediated neutrophil recruitment, and leukocyte rolling.
  • Ubiquitination at posLast=386386
  • Glycosylation at posLast=5757, posLast=6565, isoforms=2111, isoforms=2287, and posLast=302302

Other Protein References for SELPLG Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SELPLG Gene

Domains & Families for SELPLG Gene

Gene Families for SELPLG Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Candidate cardiovascular disease genes
  • CD markers
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for SELPLG Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SELPLG Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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

Function for SELPLG Gene

Molecular function for SELPLG Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
P-selectin glycoprotein ligand with homology to CD43 and GP1BA
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
A SLe(x)-type proteoglycan, which through high affinity, calcium-dependent interactions with E-, P- and L-selectins, mediates rapid rolling of leukocytes over vascular surfaces during the initial steps in inflammation. Critical for the initial leukocyte capture.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
(Microbial infection) Acts as a receptor for enterovirus 71.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for SELPLG Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SELPLG Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001618 virus receptor activity IEA --
GO:0005102 receptor binding NAS 7505206
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11081633
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Animal Models for SELPLG Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SELPLG:

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

Localization for SELPLG Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SELPLG 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 SELPLG gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 4
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SELPLG Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001931 uropod IDA 21696602
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 7505206
GO:0016020 membrane IEA,TAS 7505206
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA,TAS 7541799
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No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for SELPLG Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SELPLG Gene

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Pathways by source for SELPLG Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for SELPLG Gene
2 Reactome pathways for SELPLG Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for SELPLG Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SELPLG Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007155 cell adhesion TAS 7505206
GO:0016032 viral process IEA --
GO:0046718 viral entry into host cell IEA --
GO:0050900 leukocyte migration IDA,TAS --
GO:0050901 leukocyte tethering or rolling IDA 25425738
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Drugs & Compounds for SELPLG Gene

(15) Drugs for SELPLG Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
calcium Approved Nutra 0

(19) Additional Compounds for SELPLG Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for SELPLG Gene

Unigene Clusters for SELPLG Gene

Selectin P ligand:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SELPLG Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SELPLG Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x40.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SELPLG Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (18.1), Monocytes (14.8), Lymph node (10.4), Cerebral cortex (9.2), and CD8 Tcells (7.5).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for SELPLG Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of SELPLG Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SELPLG Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SELPLG Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed on neutrophils, monocytes and most lymphocytes.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for SELPLG Gene

  • Blood(4.9)
  • Nervous system(4.9)
  • Spleen(3.4)
  • Lymph node(2.5)
  • Intestine(2.4)
  • Heart(2.3)
  • Lung(2.3)
  • Bone marrow(2.2)
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No data available for Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for SELPLG Gene

Orthologs for SELPLG Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for SELPLG Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SELPLG 33 34
  • 99.07 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SELPLG 33 34
  • 67.85 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Selplg 33 16 34
  • 67.11 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SELPLG 33 34
  • 64.15 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Selplg 33
  • 63.45 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia SELPLG 34
  • 19 (a)
Species where no ortholog for SELPLG 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)
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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 SELPLG Gene

Gene Tree for SELPLG (if available)
Gene Tree for SELPLG (if available)

Paralogs for SELPLG Gene

No data available for Paralogs for SELPLG Gene

Variants for SELPLG Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SELPLG Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000128794 -- 108,634,327(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000325370 -- 108,626,706(-) G/T intron_variant
rs1000405654 -- 108,628,905(-) T/A intron_variant
rs1000775473 -- 108,624,687(-) TTTTTTCTTTTTTTTT/TTTTTT intron_variant
rs1000874064 -- 108,627,761(-) G/C intron_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2746345 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3630708 CNV loss 21293372
nsv560113 CNV loss 21841781
nsv560114 CNV gain 21841781
nsv883 CNV deletion 18451855

Variation tolerance for SELPLG Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 95.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 9.01; 87.45% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for SELPLG 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 SELPLG Gene

Disorders for SELPLG Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for SELPLG Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for SELPLG

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 SELPLG Gene

Publications for SELPLG Gene

  1. SELP and SELPLG genetic variation is associated with cell surface measures of SELP and SELPLG: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Carotid MRI Study. (PMID: 19395438) Volcik KA … Boerwinkle E (Clinical chemistry 2009) 3 22 44 58
  2. Human P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 is a functional receptor for enterovirus 71. (PMID: 19543284) Nishimura Y … Shimizu H (Nature medicine 2009) 3 4 22 58
  3. SLIC-1/sorting nexin 20: a novel sorting nexin that directs subcellular distribution of PSGL-1. (PMID: 18196517) Schaff UY … Simon SI (European journal of immunology 2008) 3 4 22 58
  4. Specific P-selectin and P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 genotypes/haplotypes are associated with risk of incident CHD and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. (PMID: 17420019) Volcik KA … Boerwinkle E (Atherosclerosis 2007) 3 22 44 58
  5. Turkish population data on the factor XIII Val34Leu,glycoprotein (GP)Ibalpha Kozak and P-selectin glycoprotein ligand 1 (PSGL-1) loci. (PMID: 15386532) Hancer VS … Nalcaci M (Cell biochemistry and function 2005) 3 22 44 58

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