Table 1

Human ATG8 genes

Subfamily

Gene names

Chromosome location

Gene size (kb)*

Coding region introns


GATE-16

GATE-16/GABARAPL2/GEF2

16q22.1

10.9

3

GABARAP

GABARAPL1/GEC1

12p13.31

8.7

3

GABARAP

17p13.1

1.5

3

LC3

MAP1LC3A

20q11.22

1.0

3

MAP1LC3B

16q24.2

10.7

3

MAP1LC3B2

12q24.22

0.4

0

MAP1LC3C

1q43

2.8

3


*Gene sizes are given from the start to the end of the protein coding region, without 5' and 3' UTRs (because their distal ends can be difficult to determine).

Shpilka et al. Genome Biology 2011 12:226   doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-7-226