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Apolipoprotein L, 6
External IDs OMIM607256 MGI1919189 HomoloGene49940 GeneCards: APOL6 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 80830 71939
Ensembl ENSG00000221963 ENSMUSG00000033576
UniProt Q9BWW8 B7ZC54
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_030641 NM_001163621
RefSeq (protein) NP_085144 NP_001157093
Location (UCSC) Chr 22:
36.04 – 36.06 Mb
Chr 15:
77.04 – 77.06 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Apolipoprotein L6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the APOL6 gene.[1][2][3]

This gene is a member of the apolipoprotein L gene family. The encoded protein is found in the cytoplasm, where it may affect the movement of lipids or allow the binding of lipids to organelles.[3]


  1. ^ Page NM, Butlin DJ, Lomthaisong K, Lowry PJ (May 2001). "The human apolipoprotein L gene cluster: identification, classification, and sites of distribution". Genomics 74 (1): 71–8. doi:10.1006/geno.2001.6534. PMID 11374903. 
  2. ^ Liu Z, Lu H, Jiang Z, Pastuszyn A, Hu CA (Jan 2005). "Apolipoprotein l6, a novel proapoptotic Bcl-2 homology 3-only protein, induces mitochondria-mediated apoptosis in cancer cells". Mol Cancer Res 3 (1): 21–31. PMID 15671246. 
  3. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: APOL6 apolipoprotein L, 6". 

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