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Gene: PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4) Homo sapiens
Symbol: PIWIL4
Name: piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4
Description: Exhibits piRNA binding activity. Involved in epithelial structure maintenance. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: DKFZp686P01248; FLJ36156; HIWI2; MIWI2; piwi-like 4; piwi-like protein 4; piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4; testis tissue sperm-binding protein Li 85P
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Piwil4 (piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Piwil4 (piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Piwil4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Piwil4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Sus scrofa (pig) : PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Piwil4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl1194,543,840 - 94,621,421 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381194,567,368 - 94,621,421 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371194,279,876 - 94,354,587 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361193,940,182 - 93,994,234 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341193,940,181 - 93,994,234NCBI
Celera1191,588,283 - 91,642,396 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map11q21NCBI
HuRef1190,365,674 - 90,419,786 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11194,183,460 - 94,237,568 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on PIWIL4
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1322245
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-03-24
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.