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Figla Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Figla
  • Name
    folliculogenesis specific basic helix-loop-helix
  • Synonyms
    bHLHc8, FIG alpha
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1349421
    NCBI Gene: 26910
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: FIGLA
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    3 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr6:86016494-86020996 bp, + strand
  • From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 6, 37.55 cM
  • Mapping Data
    2 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    123 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1349421
protein coding gene Chr6:86016171-86020996 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0030969
protein coding gene Chr6:87268732-87274812 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0030935
protein coding gene Chr6:83909555-83914392 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0030866
protein coding gene Chr6:86341779-86346635 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0030948
protein coding gene Chr6:83913371-83918196 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0030762
protein coding gene Chr6:98117922-98122822 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0031405
protein coding gene Chr6:89653209-89658033 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0028589
protein coding gene Chr6:82069412-82073368 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0030057
protein coding gene Chr6:86389976-86394870 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0030632
protein coding gene Chr6:93174029-93178898 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0030788
protein coding gene Chr6:83228971-83233809 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0030741
protein coding gene Chr6:82407941-82412810 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0030865
protein coding gene Chr6:87307365-87313813 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0030774
protein coding gene Chr6:97328570-97333408 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0031432
protein coding gene Chr6:86185674-86190574 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0029772
protein coding gene Chr6:82163698-82168561 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0029600
protein coding gene Chr6:85017729-85022565 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0030138
protein coding gene Chr6:86627845-86633842 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    FIGLA, folliculogenesis specific bHLH transcription factor
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    7
  • Human Ortholog
    FIGLA, folliculogenesis specific bHLH transcription factor
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    BHLHC8, FIGALPHA, POF6
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 344018
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q6QHK4
    UniProt: Q6QHK4

  • Chr Location
    2p13.3; chr2:70777310-70790643 (-)  GRCh38.p7

Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    1 with human FIGLA associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    16 phenotypes from 2 alleles in 2 genetic backgrounds
    8 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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Inactivation of this locus results in female sterility owing to an absence of primordial follicles and oocyte depletion. Mutant males are fertile and exhibit no apparent defects of the reproductive system.
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 26910 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 4503 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NM_012013 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 759 C57BL/6  
    polypeptide O55208 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 194 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 10
      cDNA 4
      Primer pair 5
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 3
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 47
      Developmental Gene Expression 19
      Gene Ontology 5
      Phenotypes 8
    • Earliest
      J:51735 Liang L, et al., FIGalpha, a germ cell specific transcription factor involved in the coordinate expression of the zona pellucida genes. Development. 1997 Dec;124(24):4939-47
    • Latest
      J:238887 Park MW, et al., Associations among Sebox and other MEGs and its effects on early embryogenesis. PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0115050

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    last database update
    11/06/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory