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Aliases for ACY3 Gene

Aliases for ACY3 Gene

  • Aminoacylase 3 2 3
  • HCBP1 3 4 6
  • Hepatitis C Virus Core-Binding Protein 1 3 4
  • Aspartoacylase (Aminoacylase) 3 2 3
  • HCV Core-Binding Protein 1 3 4
  • Aspartoacylase-2 3 4
  • Aminoacylase-3 3 4
  • Acylase III 3 4
  • ACY-3 3 4
  • N-Acyl-Aromatic-L-Amino Acid Amidohydrolase (Carboxylate-Forming) 3
  • N-Acyl-Aromatic-L-Amino Acid Amidohydrolase 2
  • Aspartoacylase (Aminocyclase) 3 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 63
  • ASPA2 4

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Summaries for ACY3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ACY3 Gene

ACY3 (Aminoacylase 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ACY3 include hepatitis c and hepatitis c virus. Among its related pathways are Alanine, aspartate and glutamate metabolism and Histidine metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding and aminoacylase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ASPA.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ACY3 Gene

  • Plays an important role in deacetylating mercapturic acids in kidney proximal tubules. Also acts on N-acetyl-aromatic amino acids (By similarity).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ACY3 Gene

Genomics for ACY3 Gene

Genomic Location for ACY3 Gene

67,642,555 bp from pter
67,650,659 bp from pter
8,105 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ACY3 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for ACY3 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ACY3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ACY3 Gene

Proteins for ACY3 Gene

  • Protein details for ACY3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    N-acyl-aromatic-L-amino acid amidohydrolase (carboxylate-forming)
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for ACY3 Gene

    319 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35241 Da
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105; Note=Binds 1 zinc ion per subunit.;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Exists as a mixture of homodimers and homotetramer, both catalytically active (By similarity). Interacts with HCV core protein.

neXtProt entry for ACY3 Gene

Proteomics data for ACY3 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for ACY3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ACY3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ACY3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains for ACY3 Gene

Protein Domains for ACY3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ACY3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the AspA/AstE family. Aspartoacylase subfamily.:
    • Q96HD9
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No data available for Gene Families for ACY3 Gene

Function for ACY3 Gene

Molecular function for ACY3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: An N-acyl-aromatic-L-amino acid + H(2)O = an aromatic-L-amino acid + a carboxylate
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: An N-acetyl-L-cysteine-S-conjugate + H(2)O = an L-cysteine-S-conjugate + acetate
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Plays an important role in deacetylating mercapturic acids in kidney proximal tubules. Also acts on N-acetyl-aromatic amino acids (By similarity).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ACY3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ACY3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
GO:0004046 aminoacylase activity ISS --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 21516116
GO:0016788 hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds IEA --
GO:0016811 hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amides --
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No data available for Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ACY3 Gene

Localization for ACY3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ACY3 Gene

Apical cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein. Cytoplasm. Note=Predominantly localized in the apical membrane of cells in the S1 segment. In the proximal straight tubules (S2 and S3 segments) is expressed diffusely throughout the cytoplasm.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ACY3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ACY3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ACY3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane --
GO:0016324 apical plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 19056867
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Pathways for ACY3 Gene

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Pathways by source for ACY3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ACY3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006805 xenobiotic metabolic process TAS --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0016032 viral process IEA --
GO:0044281 small molecule metabolic process TAS --
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Compounds for ACY3 Gene

(14) HMDB Compounds for ACY3 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Acetic acid
  • Acetate
Arachidic acid
  • Arachate
Arachidonic acid
  • 5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid
Formic acid
  • Add-F
Heptadecanoic acid
  • Heptadecanoate

(1) Drugbank Compounds for ACY3 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
L-Aspartic Acid
  • (+)-Aspartic acid
56-84-8 target
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Transcripts for ACY3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ACY3 Gene

Aspartoacylase (aminocyclase) 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ACY3 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for ACY3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ACY3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ACY3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ACY3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Kidney - Cortex (17.0), Liver (6.8), Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (6.3), and Pancreas (4.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for ACY3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ACY3 Gene Hs.126265

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ACY3 Gene

Orthologs for ACY3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ACY3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ACY3 35
  • 99.27 (n)
  • 99.37 (a)
ACY3 36
  • 99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Acy3 35
  • 77.14 (n)
  • 70.19 (a)
Acy3 16
Acy3 36
  • 69 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ACY3 36
  • 54 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Acy3 35
  • 76.11 (n)
  • 69.75 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ACY3 36
  • 56 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia acy3 35
  • 56.72 (n)
  • 52.54 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.7431 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii acy3.1 35
  • 52.73 (n)
  • 46.49 (a)
acy3.1 36
  • 10 (a)
acy3.2 36
  • 22 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 38 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ACY3:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ACY3 Gene

Gene Tree for ACY3 (if available)
Gene Tree for ACY3 (if available)

Paralogs for ACY3 Gene

Paralogs for ACY3 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for ACY3 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for ACY3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ACY3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs948444 -- 67,646,775(+) CCAAC(C/T)GCCTG intron-variant
rs948445 - 67,647,021(+) GCTCC(C/T)GGGGC missense, reference
rs948446 -- 67,649,167(+) GTTCC(C/T)TCCTT intron-variant
rs1111928 -- 67,649,137(+) GTCAG(C/T)AGAGG intron-variant
rs1871038 -- 67,650,041(-) TCACA(C/G)GGTGG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ACY3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv897801 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1194n71 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2422195 CNV Duplication 17116639
dgv1196n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv468606 CNV Gain 19166990
dgv1197n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv154n27 CNV Loss 19166990
dgv1198n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1199n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv468609 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv469963 CNV Loss 18288195
nsv897826 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for ACY3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ACY3 Gene

Disorders for ACY3 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ACY3 Gene

Publications for ACY3 Gene

  1. Structural characterization, tissue distribution, and functional expression of murine aminoacylase III. (PMID: 14656720) Pushkin A. … Kurtz I. (Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 2004) 2 3
  2. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  3. Identification of a novel protein binding to hepatitis C virus core protein. (PMID: 19486448) Chen Y.R. … Liu M. (J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2009) 3 4
  4. Identification of NPC2 protein as interaction molecule with C2 domain of human Nedd4L. (PMID: 19664597) Araki N. … Umemura S. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2009) 3
  5. Next-generation sequencing to generate interactome datasets. (PMID: 21516116) Yu H. … Vidal M. (Nat. Methods 2011) 3

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