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APOE
Apolipoprotein E

Protein Summary
Description
APOE is an apolipoprotein, a protein associating with lipid particles, that mainly functions in lipoprotein-mediated lipid transport between organs via the plasma and interstitial fluids (PubMed:6860692, PubMed:1911868, PubMed:14754908). APOE is a core component of plasma lipoproteins and is involved in their production, conversion and clearance (PubMed:6860692, PubMed:2762297, PubMed:1911868, PubMed:1917954, PubMed:9395455, PubMed:14754908, PubMed:23620513). Apoliproteins are amphipathic molecules that interact both with lipids of the lipoprotein particle core and the aqueous environment of the plasma (PubMed:6860692, PubMed:2762297, PubMed:9395455). As such, APOE associates with chylomicrons, chylomicron remnants, very low density lipoproteins (VLDL) and intermediate density lipoproteins (IDL) but shows a preferential binding to high-density lipoproteins (HDL) (PubMed:6860692, PubMed:1911868). It also binds a wide range of cellular receptors including the LDL receptor/LDLR, the LDL r ...more
Uniprot Accession IDs
Gene Name
Ensembl ID
  • ENST00000252486
  • ENSP00000252486
  • ENSG00000130203

Symbol
  • AD2
  • LPG
  • APO-E
  • ApoE4
  • LDLCQ5
Illumination Graph
Knowledge Table
Most Knowledge About
Knowledge Value (0 to 1 scale)
biological process
1
metabolite
1
molecular function
1
chemical
0.95
disease
0.94


IDG Development Level Summary
Tdark

These are targets about which virtually nothing is known. They do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 22340.54   (req: < 5)
Gene RIFs: 2432   (req: <= 3)
Antibodies: 1289   (req: <= 50)
Tbio

These targets do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 22340.54   (req: >= 5)
Gene RIFs: 2432   (req: > 3)
Antibodies: 1289   (req: > 50)

- OR - satisfy the following criterion:

Gene Ontology Terms: 131
Tchem

Target has at least one ChEMBL compound with an activity cutoff of < 30 nM - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Ligand: 0
Tclin

Target has at least one approved drug - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Drug: 0
Protein Sequence and Structure
Residue Counts
Protein Sequence
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Protein-Protein Interactions (482)
1 – 10 of 482
MANSC1
Tdark
Novelty:  0.91681036
p_int:  0.999998892
p_ni:  0.000001108
Data Source:  BioPlex
HLA-DPA1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.01080446
p_int:  0.999998035
p_ni:  0.000001965
Data Source:  BioPlex
MMRN1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.03378128
p_int:  0.999960004
p_ni:  0.000039913
p_wrong:  8.2e-8
Score:  0.2
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
VDAC1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.0011441
p_int:  0.999949506
p_ni:  0.000050386
p_wrong:  1.08e-7
Score:  0.694
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
MMP3
Tchem
Novelty:  0.00041675
p_int:  0.999922274
p_ni:  0.000077208
p_wrong:  5.18e-7
Score:  0.821
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
C16orf92
Tdark
Novelty:  3.33740474
p_int:  0.999920991
p_ni:  0.000079008
p_wrong:  1e-9
Data Source:  BioPlex
C9
Tchem
Novelty:  0.00749298
p_int:  0.999854944
p_ni:  0.000144993
p_wrong:  6.3e-8
Score:  0.401
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
APOC2
Tbio
Novelty:  0.0015496
p_int:  0.999179357
p_ni:  0.000811847
p_wrong:  0.000008796
Score:  0.993
Data Source:  BioPlex,Reactome,STRINGDB
VDAC3
Tbio
Novelty:  0.0095068
p_int:  0.999125127
p_ni:  0.000874846
p_wrong:  2.7e-8
Score:  0.225
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
MMP10
Tchem
Novelty:  0.00112113
p_int:  0.997865595
p_ni:  0.002132562
p_wrong:  0.000001842
Score:  0.694
Data Source:  BioPlex,STRINGDB
Pathways (42)
Binding and Uptake of Ligands by Scavenger Receptors (R-HSA-2173782)

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1 – 5 of 32
Data Source
Name
Explore in Pharos
Explore in Source
Reactome
Binding and Uptake of Ligands by Scavenger Receptors
Reactome
Chylomicron assembly
Reactome
Chylomicron clearance
Reactome
Chylomicron remodeling
Reactome
G alpha (i) signalling events
Name
Explore in Pharos
Explore in Source
Binding and Uptake of Ligands by Scavenger Receptors
Chylomicron assembly
Chylomicron clearance
Chylomicron remodeling
G alpha (i) signalling events
Gene Ontology Terms (158)
Items per page:
10
1 – 10 of 19
GO Term
Evidence
Assigned by
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
UniProtKB
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
UniProtKB
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
UniProtKB
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
UniProtKB
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
Inferred from Direct Assay (IDA)
BHF-UCL
GWAS Traits (119)
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Study Count
SNP Count
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
low density lipoprotein cholesterol measurement
35
75
113
8
100
apolipoprotein B measurement
2
63
64
100
total cholesterol measurement
21
62
91
6.8
100
C-reactive protein measurement
14
58
74
21.8
100
27
63
2
2.7
99.9
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
low density lipoprotein cholesterol measurement
113
8
100
apolipoprotein B measurement
64
100
total cholesterol measurement
91
6.8
100
C-reactive protein measurement
74
21.8
100
2
2.7
99.9
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Orthologs (11)
1 – 5 of 11
Species
Name
Source ID
Gene ID
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
apolipoprotein E
449586
Macaque
apolipoprotein E
714623
Mouse
MGI:88057
11816
Rat
RGD:2138
25728
Dog
apolipoprotein E
VGNC:38002
476438
Species
Name
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
apolipoprotein E
Macaque
apolipoprotein E
Mouse
Rat
Dog
apolipoprotein E
Publication Statistics
PubMed Score 22340.54
PubMed score by year
PubTator Score 11855.59
PubTator score by year