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Aliases for ADNP Gene

Aliases for ADNP Gene

  • Activity Dependent Neuroprotector Homeobox 2 3 5
  • Activity-Dependent Neuroprotective Protein 3 4
  • Activity-Dependent Neuroprotector 2 3
  • ADNP Homeobox 1 2 3
  • ADNP1 3 4
  • Activity-Dependent Neuroprotector Homeobox Protein 3
  • KIAA0784 4
  • HVDAS 3
  • MRD28 3

External Ids for ADNP Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ADNP Gene

  • GC20M049235
  • GC20M050145
  • GC20M050192
  • GC20M048940
  • GC20M049505
  • GC20M046255

Summaries for ADNP Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ADNP Gene

  • Vasoactive intestinal peptide is a neuroprotective factor that has a stimulatory effect on the growth of some tumor cells and an inhibitory effect on others. This gene encodes a protein that is upregulated by vasoactive intestinal peptide and may be involved in its stimulatory effect on certain tumor cells. The encoded protein contains one homeobox and nine zinc finger domains, suggesting that it functions as a transcription factor. This gene is also upregulated in normal proliferative tissues. Finally, the encoded protein may increase the viability of certain cell types through modulation of p53 activity. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been described. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ADNP Gene

ADNP (Activity Dependent Neuroprotector Homeobox) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ADNP include Helsmoortel-Van Der Aa Syndrome and Adnp-Related Intellectual Disability And Autism Spectrum Disorder. GO annotations related to this gene include chromatin binding. An important paralog of this gene is ADNP2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ADNP Gene

  • Potential transcription factor. May mediate some of the neuroprotective peptide VIP-associated effects involving normal growth and cancer proliferation.

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

Genomics for ADNP Gene

Regulatory Elements for ADNP Gene

Enhancers for ADNP Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH20F050899 0.6 FANTOM5 13.9 +31.4 31402 0.1 ADNP BCAS4 PIR37010 PSMD10P1
GH20F050848 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 12 +81.1 81060 4.2 KLF1 ZFP64 MAX ZIC2 ZKSCAN1 ZNF664 EED ETV6 FOS CREM BCAS4 ADNP TMSB4XP6 PIR61506
GH20F050843 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 12 +86.5 86493 3.3 HDGF WRNIP1 SIN3A ZNF2 YY1 GLIS2 ZNF143 FOS JUNB TBX21 BCAS4 ADNP DPM1 TMSB4XP6 PIR61506
GH20F050813 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 11.4 +114.4 114384 6.3 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT CREB3L1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YBX1 ZNF2 YY1 BCAS4 ADNP DPM1 ENSG00000232043 PSMD10P1 TMSB4XP6
GH20F050894 0.6 ENCODE 11.3 +36.0 36034 1.5 ELF3 HDAC1 PKNOX1 YBX1 PLRG1 ZNF48 ZSCAN9 ZNF366 ZNF207 MIXL1 ADNP DPM1 ENSG00000232043 PSMD10P1 BCAS4 PIR37010
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Enhancers around ADNP on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ADNP Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001449634 640 2801 CREB3L1 MLX DMAP1 YBX1 YY1 ZNF143 SP3 TBX21 SSRP1 ZNF610

Genomic Location for ADNP Gene

50,888,918 bp from pter
50,931,240 bp from pter
42,323 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ADNP Gene

Genes around ADNP on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ADNP Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ADNP Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ADNP Gene

Proteins for ADNP Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Activity-dependent neuroprotector homeobox protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • E1P5Y2
    • O94881
    • Q5BKU2
    • Q9UG34

    Protein attributes for ADNP Gene

    1102 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    123563 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • When isolated from the sequence, neuroprotective peptide (NAP) provides neuroprotection against the beta-amyloid peptide.

neXtProt entry for ADNP Gene

Post-translational modifications for ADNP Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 126, Lys 773, and Lys 777
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for ADNP

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ADNP Gene

Domains & Families for ADNP Gene

Gene Families for ADNP Gene

Protein Domains for ADNP Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ADNP Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 9 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 9 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
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Function for ADNP Gene

Molecular function for ADNP Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Potential transcription factor. May mediate some of the neuroprotective peptide VIP-associated effects involving normal growth and cancer proliferation.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ADNP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IEA --
GO:0005507 copper ion binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 20562864
GO:0042277 peptide binding IEA --
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Human Phenotype Ontology for ADNP Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for ADNP Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ADNP:

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Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ADNP Gene

Localization for ADNP Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ADNP Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ADNP Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ADNP gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 3
cytosol 2
extracellular 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ADNP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0030424 axon IEA --
GO:0030425 dendrite IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ADNP Gene

SuperPathways for ADNP Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ADNP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0007614 short-term memory IEA --
GO:0009743 response to carbohydrate IEA --
GO:0010035 response to inorganic substance IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ADNP Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ADNP Gene

(1) Drugs for ADNP Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(1) Additional Compounds for ADNP Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for ADNP Gene

Unigene Clusters for ADNP Gene

Activity-dependent neuroprotector homeobox:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ADNP Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ADNP Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ADNP Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ADNP Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (13.5), Fetal testis (7.0), and CD8 Tcells (6.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for ADNP Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ADNP Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ADNP Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ADNP Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ADNP Gene:

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Strong expression in heart, skeletal muscle, kidney and placenta. In brain, expression is stronger in the cerebellum and cortex regions. No expression detected in the colon. Strong increase of expression in colon and breast cancer tissues.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for ADNP Gene

Orthologs for ADNP Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ADNP Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ADNP 34 35
  • 99.67 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia bta-mir-6527 35
  • 97 (a)
  • 92.13 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ADNP 34 35
  • 94.46 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ADNP 35
  • 91 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Adnp 34
  • 90.25 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Adnp 34 16 35
  • 90.12 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ADNP 35
  • 84 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ADNP 34 35
  • 80.78 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ADNP 35
  • 19 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia adnp 34
  • 69.87 (n)
Str.4445 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii adnp 34
  • 63.34 (n)
adnpb 35
  • 54 (a)
adnpa 35
  • 48 (a)
wufi72f04 34
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.4117 34
Species where no ortholog for ADNP was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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 ADNP Gene

Gene Tree for ADNP (if available)
Gene Tree for ADNP (if available)

Paralogs for ADNP Gene

Paralogs for ADNP Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for ADNP Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for ADNP Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ADNP Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs587777114 Pathogenic 50,935,173(+) GAAAG(A/G)TACTA intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs587777522 Pathogenic 50,892,220(+) TTTAT(-/TTAA)TTCTT reference, frameshift-variant
rs587777523 Pathogenic 50,892,215(+) TTGAC(-/TTTA)TTTAA reference, frameshift-variant
rs587777524 Pathogenic 50,893,503(+) GGCCC(A/C/G/T)ATGAG reference, missense, stop-gained
rs587777525 Pathogenic 50,891,906(+) GTTTC(-/G)TATTT reference, frameshift-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1072547 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1143987 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv834002 CNV loss 17160897
nsv954057 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for ADNP Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 3.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.16; 39.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ADNP Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for ADNP Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for ADNP Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
helsmoortel-van der aa syndrome
  • mental retardation, autosomal dominant 28
adnp-related intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder
  • helsmoortel-van der aa syndrome
adnp syndrome
  • helsmoortel-van der aa syndrome
autism spectrum disorder
  • asd
fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
  • fetal alcohol syndrome
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  • Helsmoortel-van der Aa syndrome (HVDAS) [MIM:615873]: A disorder characterized by intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and dysmorphic facial features including prominent forehead, high hairline, downslanting palpebral fissures, notched eyelids, broad nasal bridge, thin upper lip, and smooth philtrum. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:24531329}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for ADNP

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for ADNP Gene

Publications for ADNP Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of the human activity-dependent neuroprotective protein. (PMID: 11013255) Zamostiano R. … Gozes I. (J. Biol. Chem. 2001) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XI. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 9872452) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 1998) 2 3 4 64
  3. A SWI/SNF-related autism syndrome caused by de novo mutations in ADNP. (PMID: 24531329) Helsmoortel C. … Van der Aa N. (Nat. Genet. 2014) 3 4 64
  4. Expression of activity-dependent neuroprotective protein in the immune system: possible functions and relevance to multiple sclerosis. (PMID: 19923857) Braitch M. … Constantinescu C.S. (Neuroimmunomodulation 2010) 3 22 64
  5. Activity-dependent neuroprotective protein constitutes a novel element in the SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex. (PMID: 17878164) Mandel S. … Gozes I. (J. Biol. Chem. 2007) 3 22 64

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