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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. BECN1, beclin 1, autophagy related
Sequence ID:NM_003766
Entrez Gene ID:8678
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000126581

Database Links

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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, ear, embryonic tissue, endocrine, esophagus, eye, fetus, gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney, liver, lung, lymph node, lymphoreticular, mammary gland, muscle, nervous, ovary, pancreas, pancreatic islet, parathyroid, peripheral nervous system, pineal gland, pituitary gland, placenta, pooled tissue, prostate, salivary gland, skin, soft tissue, spleen, stem cell, stomach, synovium, t-cell, testis, thymus, thyroid, uncharacterized tissue, uterus, vascular
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Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:17q21Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:17: 40962777 - 40975895

 Exon Info From UCSC:

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
2901072Full LengthBC010276beclin 1, autophagy related

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_003757  

Protein Infomation

NM_003766 NP_003757 Q14457 APG6

Related Sequences

L38932 AAB59573 Q14457
AF077301 AAC68653 Q14457
AF139131 AAD27650 Q14457
BC010276 AAH10276 Q14457
DQ891633 ABM82559  
DQ894823 ABM85749  
AK223411 BAD97131 Q53F78
AK312651 BAG35534 B2R6N7
AK298619 BAG60798 B4DQ36
AK299616 BAG61544 B4DS82

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 BECN1 NP_003757 M.musculus Becn1 56208 Gene Info NP_062530 98
R.norvegicus Becn1 114558   NP_001029289 98
A.gambiae AgaP_AGAP003858 1271595   XP_310418 56
D.melanogaster Atg6 42850   NP_651209 53
N.crassa NCU03122 3881139   XP_964981 36
S.cerevisiae VPS30 855983   NP_015205 35
A.thaliana ATG6 825344   NP_567116 34
S.pombe SPAC20G8.10c 3361548   NP_001018232 33
C.elegans bec-1 177345   NP_500844 31

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