Human Gene GOLGA8A (ENST00000359187.4) Description and Page Index
Description: Homo sapiens golgin A8 family member A (GOLGA8A), transcript variant 1, mRNA. (from RefSeq NM_181077) RefSeq Summary (NM_181077): The Golgi apparatus, which participates in glycosylation and transport of proteins and lipids in the secretory pathway, consists of a series of stacked, flattened membrane sacs referred to as cisternae. Interactions between the Golgi and microtubules are thought to be important for the reorganization of the Golgi after it fragments during mitosis. The golgins constitute a family of proteins which are localized to the Golgi. This gene encodes a golgin which structurally resembles its family member GOLGA2, suggesting that they may share a similar function. There are many similar copies of this gene on chromosome 15. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2009]. Sequence Note: The RefSeq transcript and protein were derived from genomic sequence to make the sequence consistent with the reference genome assembly. The genomic coordinates used for the transcript record were based on alignments. ##Evidence-Data-START## Transcript exon combination :: SRR1660809.253585.1, BC093673.1 [ECO:0000332] RNAseq introns :: mixed/partial sample support SAMEA1965299, SAMEA1966682 [ECO:0000350] ##Evidence-Data-END## Gencode Transcript: ENST00000359187.4 Gencode Gene: ENSG00000175265.17 Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: hg38 chr15:34,381,411-34,389,756 Size: 8,346 Total Exon Count: 16 Strand: - Coding Region Position: hg38 chr15:34,381,411-34,389,691 Size: 8,281 Coding Exon Count: 16
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on A7E2F4
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.