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Aliases for GOLGA5 Gene

Aliases for GOLGA5 Gene

  • Golgin A5 2 3 5
  • Cell Proliferation-Inducing Gene 31 Protein 3 4
  • Golgi Autoantigen, Golgin Subfamily A, 5 2 3
  • Golgi Integral Membrane Protein 5 2 3
  • RET-Fused Gene 5 Protein 3 4
  • Golgin-84 3 4
  • RFG5 3 4
  • Golgin Subfamily A Member 5 3
  • Protein Ret-II 4
  • GOLIM5 3
  • Ret-II 3
  • RETII 4

External Ids for GOLGA5 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GOLGA5 Gene

  • GC14P090767
  • GC14P087077
  • GC14P091250
  • GC14P092330
  • GC14P093260
  • GC14P073443

Summaries for GOLGA5 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for GOLGA5 Gene

  • The Golgi apparatus, which participates in glycosylation and transport of proteins and lipids in the secretory pathway, consists of a series of stacked cisternae (flattened membrane sacs). Interactions between the Golgi and microtubules are thought to be important for the reorganization of the Golgi after it fragments during mitosis. This gene encodes one of the golgins, a family of proteins localized to the Golgi. This protein is a coiled-coil membrane protein that has been postulated to play a role in vesicle tethering and docking. Translocations involving this gene and the ret proto-oncogene have been found in tumor tissues; the chimeric sequences have been designated RET-II and PTC5. A pseudogene of this gene is located on the short arm of chromosome 5. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]

GeneCards Summary for GOLGA5 Gene

GOLGA5 (Golgin A5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GOLGA5 include Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma and Thyroid Cancer, Nonmedullary, 1. Among its related pathways are Vesicle-mediated transport and Golgi-to-ER retrograde transport. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and Rab GTPase binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GOLGA5 Gene

  • Involved in maintaining Golgi structure. Stimulates the formation of Golgi stacks and ribbons. Involved in intra-Golgi retrograde transport.

Gene Wiki entry for GOLGA5 Gene

Additional gene information for GOLGA5 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GOLGA5 Gene

Genomics for GOLGA5 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for GOLGA5 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for GOLGA5 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
GH14J092792 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 666.1 0.0 -43 3.2 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B YY1 POLR2B GOLGA5 ATXN3 CPSF2 BTBD7 TRIP11 LGMN GC14P092353
GH14J092038 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 10.9 -754.4 -754376 3.3 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 POLR2B TRIP11 PIR36842 PPP4R3A ATXN3 CPSF2 GOLGA5 TC2N CATSPERB NDUFB1 GC14P091891
GH14J093183 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 11 +390.8 390784 3.1 HDGF PKNOX1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B YY1 POLR2B ZNF207 MOAP1 ENSG00000259066 TMEM251 BTBD7 GOLGA5 UBR7
GH14J093038 Enhancer 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.4 +254.2 254206 19.8 HDGF PKNOX1 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 FOS SP3 SP5 CHGA GOLGA5 ITPK1 ITPK1-AS1 GC14P093068 PIR52280
GH14J093149 Enhancer 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 9.8 +356.7 356667 2.9 ELF3 PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARID4B BMI1 RAD21 BRCA1 RARA YY1 GTF3C2 BTBD7 GOLGA5 ENSG00000258595 MOAP1
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around GOLGA5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the GOLGA5 gene promoter:
  • ATF6
  • MRF-2
  • Chx10
  • IRF-2
  • Pax-6
  • POU2F1a
  • POU2F1
  • SREBP-1a
  • SREBP-1b
  • SREBP-1c

Genomic Locations for GOLGA5 Gene

Genomic Locations for GOLGA5 Gene
45,733 bases
Plus strand
45,733 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for GOLGA5 Gene

Genes around GOLGA5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GOLGA5 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GOLGA5 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for GOLGA5 Gene

Proteins for GOLGA5 Gene

  • Protein details for GOLGA5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Golgin subfamily A member 5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • C9JRU1
    • O95287
    • Q03962
    • Q2TS49
    • Q9UQQ7

    Protein attributes for GOLGA5 Gene

    731 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    83024 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Interacts with RAB1A that has been activated by GTP-binding, and possibly also with OCRL1. Interacts with isoform CASP of CUX1.
    • Sequence=CAA33787.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Chimeric cDNA. A chimeric cDNA originating from chromosomes 14 and 10.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for GOLGA5 Gene


neXtProt entry for GOLGA5 Gene

Post-translational modifications for GOLGA5 Gene

  • Highly phosphorylated during mitosis. Phosphorylation is barely detectable during interphase.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for GOLGA5 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for GOLGA5
  • Boster Bio Antibodies for GOLGA5

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for GOLGA5 Gene

Domains & Families for GOLGA5 Gene

Gene Families for GOLGA5 Gene

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

Protein Domains for GOLGA5 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GOLGA5 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GOLGA5 Gene

Function for GOLGA5 Gene

Molecular function for GOLGA5 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in maintaining Golgi structure. Stimulates the formation of Golgi stacks and ribbons. Involved in intra-Golgi retrograde transport.
GENATLAS Biochemistry:
Golgi autoantigen,golgin-84,subfamily A,member 5,ubiquitously expressed,abundantly in testis,forming the RET-II oncogene when fused by its coiled coil domain to the RET tyrosine kinase domain

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for GOLGA5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GOLGA5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0017137 Rab GTPase binding IDA 12538640
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IPI 9915833
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GOLGA5 Gene

Localization for GOLGA5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GOLGA5 Gene

Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type IV membrane protein. Note=Found throughout the Golgi, both on cisternae and, at higher abundance, on the tubulo-vesicular structures of the cis-Golgi network.

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 GOLGA5 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
nucleus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
plasma membrane 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
cytosol 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Golgi apparatus (3)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GOLGA5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane TAS --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IDA,IEA 9915833
GO:0005801 cis-Golgi network IDA 12538640
GO:0016020 membrane IEA,HDA 19946888
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA,IDA 9915833
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Pathways & Interactions for GOLGA5 Gene

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Pathways by source for GOLGA5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GOLGA5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000301 retrograde transport, vesicle recycling within Golgi IBA --
GO:0007030 Golgi organization IEA,IMP 12538640
GO:0048193 Golgi vesicle transport IMP 12538640
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GOLGA5 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for GOLGA5 Gene

(2) Drugs for GOLGA5 Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Guanosine triphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
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Transcripts for GOLGA5 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for GOLGA5 Gene

Unigene Clusters for GOLGA5 Gene

Golgin A5:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GOLGA5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for GOLGA5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GOLGA5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for GOLGA5 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for GOLGA5 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (35.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for GOLGA5 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for GOLGA5 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of GOLGA5 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GOLGA5 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GOLGA5 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous. Highly expressed in seminiferous tubules and Leydig cells in testis, and detected at much lower levels in the other tissues tested. Expression is very low or not detectable in spermatozoa.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for GOLGA5 Gene

  • Liver(4.4)
  • Thyroid gland(4.3)
  • Nervous system(2.1)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for GOLGA5 Gene

Germ Layers:
  • endoderm
  • endocrine
Head and neck:
  • neck
  • thyroid
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for GOLGA5 Gene

Orthologs for GOLGA5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for GOLGA5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GOLGA5 34 33
  • 99.36 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GOLGA5 34 33
  • 89.32 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GOLGA5 34 33
  • 89.1 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Golga5 33
  • 83.97 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Golga5 16 34 33
  • 83.04 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GOLGA5 34
  • 78 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 73 (a)
-- 34
  • 62 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GOLGA5 34 33
  • 74.17 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GOLGA5 34
  • 71 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia golga5 33
  • 69.16 (n)
Str.15767 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii golga5 34 33
  • 59.99 (n)
wufd50h11 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Golgin84 34
  • 29 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T24B1.1 34 33
  • 44.68 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.4460 34
  • 34 (a)
Species where no ortholog for GOLGA5 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)
  • 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 GOLGA5 Gene

Gene Tree for GOLGA5 (if available)
Gene Tree for GOLGA5 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for GOLGA5: view image

Paralogs for GOLGA5 Gene Pseudogenes for GOLGA5 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for GOLGA5 Gene

Variants for GOLGA5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GOLGA5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000028225 -- 92,831,992(+) T/G intron_variant
rs1000042338 -- 92,795,931(+) C/G intron_variant
rs1000109764 -- 92,798,848(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1000157705 -- 92,835,902(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000199042 -- 92,793,733(+) A/G upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GOLGA5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv522417 CNV gain 19592680
nsv819955 CNV loss 19587683

Variation tolerance for GOLGA5 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 63.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.20; 80.94% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for GOLGA5 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 GOLGA5 Gene

Disorders for GOLGA5 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for GOLGA5 Gene - From: GTR, Orphanet, and DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
differentiated thyroid carcinoma
  • papillary or follicular thyroid carcinoma
thyroid cancer, nonmedullary, 1
  • nmtc1
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving GOLGA5 is found in papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTCs). Translocation t(10;14)(q11;q32) with RET. The translocation generates the RET/GOLGA5 (PTC5) oncogene. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:2734021, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9443391}.

Additional Disease Information for GOLGA5

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No data available for Genatlas for GOLGA5 Gene

Publications for GOLGA5 Gene

  1. Detection of a novel type of RET rearrangement (PTC5) in thyroid carcinomas after Chernobyl and analysis of the involved RET-fused gene RFG5. (PMID: 9443391) Klugbauer S … Rabes HM (Cancer research 1998) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Golgin tethers define subpopulations of COPI vesicles. (PMID: 15718469) Malsam J … Warren G (Science (New York, N.Y.) 2005) 3 4 22 58
  3. The COG and COPI complexes interact to control the abundance of GEARs, a subset of Golgi integral membrane proteins. (PMID: 15004235) Oka T … Krieger M (Molecular biology of the cell 2004) 2 3 22 58
  4. The coiled-coil membrane protein golgin-84 is a novel rab effector required for Golgi ribbon formation. (PMID: 12538640) Diao A … Lowe M (The Journal of cell biology 2003) 3 4 22 58
  5. Identification and characterization of golgin-84, a novel Golgi integral membrane protein with a cytoplasmic coiled-coil domain. (PMID: 9915833) Bascom RA … Nussbaum RL (The Journal of biological chemistry 1999) 3 4 22 58

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