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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. ALG8, asparagine-linked glycosylation 8, alpha-1,3-glucosyltransferase homolog (S. cerevisiae)
Sequence ID:NM_001007027
RefSeqGene ID:NG_008926
Entrez Gene ID:79053
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000159063

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Gene Expression Data

  • This gene is found in these cDNA libraries from the following tissue types:
    adrenal cortex, b-cell, bone, bone marrow, 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, placenta, pooled tissue, prostate, retina, salivary gland, skin, soft tissue, spleen, stem cell, stomach, t-cell, testis, thymus, uncharacterized tissue, uterus, vascular
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Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:11q14.1Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:11: 77811990 - 77850652

 Exon Info From UCSC:

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
2966827Full LengthBC001133asparagine-linked glycosylation 8, alpha-1,3-glucosyltransferase homolog (S. cerevisiae)

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_001007028  NP_076984  

Protein Infomation

NM_001007027 NP_001007028     Alg6_Alg8
NM_024079 NP_076984 Q9BVK2 EC Alg6_Alg8

Related Sequences

BC001133 AAH01133 Q9BVK2 EC
EU831448 ACE87135    
AK075194 BAG52080 B3KQL8  
AJ224875 CAA12176 Q9BVK2 EC

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 ALG8 NP_076984 M.musculus Alg8 381903 Gene Info NP_950200 90
R.norvegicus Alg8 293129   NP_001029299 87
A.gambiae AgaP_AGAP003928 1278755   XP_318380 55
D.melanogaster CG4542 31623   NP_572355 53
A.thaliana AT2G44660 819074   NP_181994 48
S.pombe alg8 2542143   NP_594599 46
N.crassa NCU00163 3872823   XP_956676 46
S.cerevisiae ALG8 854233   NP_014710 43

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