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Tbio
ABO
Histo-blood group ABO system transferase

Protein Summary
Description
This protein is the basis of the ABO blood group system. The histo-blood group ABO involves three carbohydrate antigens: A, B, and H. A, B, and AB individuals express a glycosyltransferase activity that converts the H antigen to the A antigen (by addition of UDP-GalNAc) or to the B antigen (by addition of UDP-Gal), whereas O individuals lack such activity. This gene encodes proteins related to the first discovered blood group system, ABO. Which allele is present in an individual determines the blood group. The 'O' blood group is caused by a deletion of guanine-258 near the N-terminus of the protein which results in a frameshift and translation of an almost entirely different protein. Individuals with the A, B, and AB alleles express glycosyltransferase activities that convert the H antigen into the A or B antigen. Other minor alleles have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Illumination Graph
Knowledge Table
Most Knowledge About
Knowledge Value (0 to 1 scale)
co-expressed gene
1
trait
1
tissue sample
0.92
disease
0.87
cellular component
0.74


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: 347.81   (req: < 5)
Gene RIFs: 152   (req: <= 3)
Antibodies: 0   (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: 347.81   (req: >= 5)
Gene RIFs: 152   (req: > 3)
Antibodies: 0   (req: > 50)

- OR - satisfy the following criterion:

Gene Ontology Terms: 9
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