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Defa8 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Defa8
  • Name
    defensin, alpha, 8
  • Synonyms
    Defcr8
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:99580
    NCBI Gene: 13242
  • Alliance
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Genome coordinates not available from the current reference assembly.
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 8, Syntenic
  • Mapping Data
    1 experiment
Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA1, defensin alpha 1
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    6
Vertebrate Orthology Source
Alliance of Genome Resources
  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA1, defensin alpha 1
  • Synonyms
    DEF1, DEFA2, HNP-1, HP1, HP-1, MRS
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 1667
    neXtProt AC: NX_P59665
    UniProt: P59665

  • Chr Location
    8p23.1; chr8:6977649-6980092 (-)  GRCh38

  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA1B, defensin alpha 1B
  • Synonyms
    HNP-1, HP1, HP-1
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 728358
    neXtProt AC: NX_P59665
    UniProt: P59665

  • Chr Location
    8p23.1; chr8:6996766-6999198 (-)  GRCh38

  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA3, defensin alpha 3
  • Synonyms
    DEF3, HNP3, HNP-3, HP3, HP-3
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 1668
    neXtProt AC: NX_P59666
    UniProt: P59666

  • Chr Location
    8p23.1; chr8:7015869-7018297 (-)  GRCh38

  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA5, defensin alpha 5
  • Synonyms
    DEF5, HD-5
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 1670
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q01523
    UniProt: Q01523

  • Chr Location
    8p23.1; chr8:7055304-7056739 (-)  GRCh38

  • Human Ortholog
    DEFA6, defensin alpha 6
  • Synonyms
    DEF6, HD-6
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 1671
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q01524
    UniProt: Q01524

  • Chr Location
    8p23.1; chr8:6924697-6926076 (-)  GRCh38

Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • 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 differentiation
cell population proliferation
cellular component organization
DNA-templated transcription
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
programmed cell death
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
protein-containing complex
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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  • cDNA Data
  • Other Mouse Links
Sequences &
Gene Models
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  • All Sequences
  • UniProt
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
transcript U03036 GenBank | ENA | DDBJ | MGI Sequence Detail 119 C3H/HeJ  
polypeptide P50706 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 81 Not Applicable  
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Protein
Information
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Molecular
Reagents
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  • All nucleic 1
    cDNA 1
Other
Accession IDs
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MGD-MRK-16362
References
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  • Summaries
    All 8
    Gene Ontology 2
  • Earliest
    J:16918 Huttner KM, et al., Structure and diversity of the murine cryptdin gene family. Genomics. 1994 Feb;19(3):448-53
  • Latest
    J:156769 Amid C, et al., Manual annotation and analysis of the defensin gene cluster in the C57BL/6J mouse reference genome. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:606

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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last database update
06/12/2024
MGI 6.13
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