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COL8A1
Collagen alpha-1(VIII) chain

Protein Summary
Description
Macromolecular component of the subendothelium. Major component of the Descemet's membrane (basement membrane) of corneal endothelial cells. Also component of the endothelia of blood vessels. Necessary for migration and proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells and thus, has a potential role in the maintenance of vessel wall integrity and structure, in particular in atherogenesis. Vastatin, the C-terminal fragment comprising the NC1 domain, inhibits aortic endothelial cell proliferation and causes cell apoptosis. This gene encodes one of the two alpha chains of type VIII collagen. The gene product is a short chain collagen and a major component of the basement membrane of the corneal endothelium. The type VIII collagen fibril can be either a homo- or a heterotrimer. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been observed. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]
Uniprot Accession IDs
Gene Name
Ensembl ID
  • ENST00000261037
  • ENSP00000261037
  • ENSG00000144810
  • ENST00000273342
  • ENSP00000273342

Symbol
  • C3orf7
  • C3orf7
Illumination Graph
Knowledge Table
Most Knowledge About
Knowledge Value (0 to 1 scale)
co-expressed gene
0.99
disease perturbation
0.79
cell type or tissue
0.71
gene perturbation
0.66
disease
0.63


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: 48.63   (req: < 5)
Gene RIFs: 15   (req: <= 3)
Antibodies: 176   (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: 48.63   (req: >= 5)
Gene RIFs: 15   (req: > 3)
Antibodies: 176   (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
Expression Data (0 Tissues)
No expression data found
Protein Sequence and Structure
Residue Counts
Protein Sequence
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Related Tools (4)
Target Illumination GWAS Analytics (TIGA)
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TIGA scores and ranks GWAS discovered associations according to the quantity and quality of the evidence supporting the association.
GENEVA
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GENEVA (GENe Expression Variance Analysis) allows you to identify RNA-sequencing datasets from the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) that contain conditions modulating a gene or a gene signature.
GlyGen
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GlyGen is a data integration and dissemination project for carbohydrate and glycoconjugate related data.
ARCHS4
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ARCHS4 provides access to gene-function predictions based on RNA-seq co-expression, and gene expression levels across cell and tissues.
Approved Drugs (0)
No approved drugs found
Active Ligands (0)
No active ligands found
Protein-Protein Interactions (108)
COL6A3
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00805254
Score:  0.949
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL8A2
Tbio
Novelty:  0.01672103
Score:  0.945
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL6A1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00644855
Score:  0.937
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL1A2
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00048334
Score:  0.936
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL16A1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.11147945
Score:  0.936
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL1A1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00063584
Score:  0.933
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL5A1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00506815
Score:  0.933
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL5A2
Tbio
Novelty:  0.01352973
Score:  0.933
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL4A2
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00782053
Score:  0.931
Data Source:  STRINGDB
COL3A1
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00197327
Score:  0.931
Data Source:  STRINGDB
Nearest Tclin Targets
Nearest Tclin calculations are only available for targets with KEGG Pathway annotations.
Pathways (7)
Assembly of collagen fibrils and other multimeric structures (R-HSA-2022090)

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Data Source
Name
Explore in Pharos
Explore in Source
Reactome
Assembly of collagen fibrils and other multimeric structures
Reactome
Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes
Reactome
Collagen chain trimerization
Reactome
Collagen formation
Reactome
Extracellular matrix organization
Name
Explore in Pharos
Explore in Source
Assembly of collagen fibrils and other multimeric structures
Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes
Collagen chain trimerization
Collagen formation
Extracellular matrix organization
Viral Interactions (0)
No viral interactions found
Disease Associations (null)
No disease associations found
GWAS Traits (15)
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Study Count
SNP Count
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
2
2
0
1.2
87.3
vital capacity
1
1
1
72.4
BMI-adjusted waist circumference
3
6
8
64
forced expiratory volume
1
1
1
56.1
BMI-adjusted hip circumference
1
2
2
47.6
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
0
1.2
87.3
vital capacity
1
72.4
BMI-adjusted waist circumference
8
64
forced expiratory volume
1
56.1
BMI-adjusted hip circumference
2
47.6
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Orthologs (14)
1 – 5 of 14
Species
Name
Source ID
Gene ID
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
VGNC:11970
460550
Macaque
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
100423514
Mouse
MGI:88463
12837
Rat
RGD:1309361
304021
Dog
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
VGNC:39484
487950
Species
Name
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
Macaque
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
Mouse
Rat
Dog
collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
Publication Statistics
PubMed Score 48.63
PubMed score by year
PubTator Score 18.59
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