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Fto Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Fto
  • Name
    fat mass and obesity associated
  • Synonyms
    mKIAA1752
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1347093
    NCBI Gene: 26383
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: FTO
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    9 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr8:91313525-91668439 bp, + strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 8, 44.34 cM
  • Mapping Data
    5 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    4241 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1347093
protein coding gene Chr8:91313491-91668439 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0033932
protein coding gene Chr8:92540390-92920957 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0033915
protein coding gene Chr8:88908058-89261747 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0033841
protein coding gene Chr8:91420658-91784720 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0033907
protein coding gene Chr8:89072648-89433022 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0033617
protein coding gene Chr8:92117323-92476856 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0034428
protein coding gene Chr8:95977604-96348589 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0031369
protein coding gene Chr8:82860125-83210132 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0032949
protein coding gene Chr8:91614508-91999753 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0033593
protein coding gene Chr8:99199995-99572241 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0033747
protein coding gene Chr8:88475519-88820102 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0033694
protein coding gene Chr8:87408297-87751103 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0033839
protein coding gene Chr8:92673667-93041058 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0033736
protein coding gene Chr8:101628961-101998404 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0034446
protein coding gene Chr8:91523321-91889286 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0032651
protein coding gene Chr8:87790530-88146053 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0032488
protein coding gene Chr8:90397842-90748735 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0033061
protein coding gene Chr8:91986415-92345197 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    FTO, FTO, alpha-ketoglutarate dependent dioxygenase
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    FTO, FTO, alpha-ketoglutarate dependent dioxygenase
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    ALKBH9, BMIQ14, GDFD
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 79068
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q9C0B1
    UniProt: Q9C0B1

  • Chr Location
    16q12.2; chr16:53703963-54114467 (+)  GRCh38.p7

  • HomoloGene
    Vertebrate Homology Class 8053
    1 human;1 mouse;1 rat;1 chimpanzee;1 cattle;1 dog;1 chicken;1 zebrafish;1 frog, western clawed;1 macaque, rhesus
  • HCOP
    human homology predictions: FTO
  • Gene Tree
    Fto
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    62 phenotypes from 10 alleles in 9 genetic backgrounds
    13 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    38 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Mice homozygous for an ENU-induced or targeted knock-out allele exhibit decreased body weight, adipose tissue, and body fat and increased metabolism, serum lipids, and serum glucagon that may be gender and diet dependent.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic ENSMUSG00000055932 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 354915 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000069718 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 3564 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000068380 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 502 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    • UniProt
      3 Sequences
    • EC
    • InterPro Domains
      IPR037151 Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase AlkB-like superfamily
      IPR032868 Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase FTO
      IPR024367 Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase FTO, catalytic domain
      IPR024366 Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase FTO, C-terminal
      IPR038413 FTO, C-terminal domain superfamily
    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 167
      Genomic 1
      cDNA 164
      Primer pair 2

      Microarray probesets 5
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:2142818
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 74
      Developmental Gene Expression 5
      Gene Ontology 5
      Phenotypes 38
    • Earliest
      J:57790 Peters T, et al., Cloning of Fatso (Fto), a novel gene deleted by the Fused toes (Ft) mouse mutation. Mamm Genome. 1999 Oct;10(10):983-6
    • Latest
      J:264833 Engel M, et al., The Role of m(6)A/m-RNA Methylation in Stress Response Regulation. Neuron. 2018 Jul 25;99(2):389-403.e9

    Contributing Projects:
    Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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    last database update
    11/06/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory