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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. CERS5, ceramide synthase 5
Sequence ID:NM_147190
Entrez Gene ID:91012
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000139624

Database Links

UniGeneEntrez GeneEnsembl GeneHPRDVegaSNPSNP: GeneViewSNP: VarViewAssembliesCancer AberrationsRNAi

Gene Expression Data

  • This gene is found in these cDNA libraries from the following tissue types:
    adrenal cortex, b-cell, bone, brain, cartilage, cerebellum, cerebrum, cervix, colon, embryonic tissue, endocrine, esophagus, eye, fetus, gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney, liver, lung, lymph node, lymphoreticular, mammary gland, muscle, nervous, ovary, pancreas, pancreatic islet, peripheral nervous system, pineal gland, placenta, pooled tissue, prostate, retina, skin, soft tissue, spleen, stem cell, stomach, synovium, t-cell, testis, thymus, thyroid, uncharacterized tissue, uterus, vascular
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  • Two-dimensional array displays (similar expression pattern in NCI60 microarray data or SAGE data)

Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:12q13.12Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:12: 50523580 - 50561122

NM_147190 exon info from UCSC:

Transcript StartTranscript EndChromosomal Start Chromosomal End

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
5580489Full LengthBC032565LAG1 homolog, ceramide synthase 5

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_671723  

Protein Infomation

NM_147190 NP_671723 Q8N5B7 Homeobox

Related Sequences

BC032565 AAH32565 Q8N5B7
BC033558 AAH33558 Q49AQ3
AK294521 BAG57732 B4DGC1
AK298924 BAG61029 B4DQR7
AK300937 BAG62566 B4DV54

Homologs (from HomoloGene)
Note: Both orthologs and paralogs are included.
Organism Symbol Protein Homolog Similarity
(% aa unchanged)
Organism Symbol Entrez
Gene Info Protein
H.sapiens CERS5 NP_671723 R.norvegicus Cers5 366984   NP_001102463 79
M.musculus Lass5 71949 Gene Info NP_082291 77
D.melanogaster schlank 50392   NP_652526 46
A.gambiae AgaP_AGAP001761 1281413   XP_321321 42
C.elegans hyl-1 177660   NP_501459 36
C.elegans hyl-2 180743   NP_508803 34
A.thaliana LOH2 821460   NP_188557 32

Gene Ontology
Gene classification by the European Bioinformatics Institute, as recorded in GOA (GO Annotation@EBI)