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Aliases for ADORA3 Gene

Aliases for ADORA3 Gene

  • Adenosine A3 Receptor 2 3 5
  • Adenosine Receptor A3 3
  • A3AR 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ADORA3 Gene

  • GC01M112458
  • GC01M110913
  • GC01M111144
  • GC01M111340
  • GC01M111326
  • GC01M111739
  • GC01M111827
  • GC01M112025
  • GC01M109897
  • GC01M111484

Summaries for ADORA3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ADORA3 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the family of adenosine receptors, which are G-protein-coupled receptors that are involved in a variety of intracellular signaling pathways and physiological functions. The receptor encoded by this gene mediates a sustained cardioprotective function during cardiac ischemia, it is involved in the inhibition of neutrophil degranulation in neutrophil-mediated tissue injury, it has been implicated in both neuroprotective and neurodegenerative effects, and it may also mediate both cell proliferation and cell death. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. This gene shares its 5' terminal exon with some transcripts from overlapping GeneID:57413, which encodes an immunoglobulin domain-containing protein. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]

GeneCards Summary for ADORA3 Gene

ADORA3 (Adenosine A3 Receptor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ADORA3 include Ischemia and Reflex Epilepsy. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Peptide ligand-binding receptors. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and G-protein coupled adenosine receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is ADORA1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ADORA3 Gene

  • Receptor for adenosine. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins which inhibits adenylyl cyclase. Possible role in reproduction.

Tocris Summary for ADORA3 Gene

  • The adenosine A3 receptor is a member of the adenosine receptor group of G-protein-coupled receptors that also includes A1, A2A and A2B. They display high expression levels in the testes and mast cells of rats, with low expression levels in the thyroid, liver, kidney and heart.

Gene Wiki entry for ADORA3 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ADORA3 Gene

Genomics for ADORA3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ADORA3 Gene

Enhancers for ADORA3 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
GH01F111539 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 12.1 -34.3 -34298 0.4 ZBTB33 MAFK TMIGD3 ADORA3 RAP1A
GH01F111534 1.1 FANTOM5 ENCODE 12.1 -31.6 -31630 2.5 ELF3 TBP DMAP1 ZNF48 RAD21 RARA CREM MIXL1 MIER2 PPARG TMIGD3 ADORA3 KRT18P57 RNU6-151P LOC105378909 RAP1A
GH01F111538 1.1 ENCODE 12.1 -34.7 -34673 0.2 NFIA ATF3 HNF4G ZBTB33 TMIGD3 ADORA3 RAP1A
GH01F111591 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 11 -91.3 -91325 7.6 HDGF ARNT WRNIP1 YBX1 FEZF1 GLIS2 ZNF207 KLF7 FOS SP3 RAP1A DDX20 CEPT1 KRT18P57 RNU6-151P TMIGD3 ADORA3 ENSG00000243960 C1orf162 FAM212B
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Enhancers around ADORA3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ADORA3 Gene

111,499,429 bp from pter
111,504,121 bp from pter
4,693 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ADORA3 Gene

Genes around ADORA3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ADORA3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ADORA3 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ADORA3 Gene

Proteins for ADORA3 Gene

  • Protein details for ADORA3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Adenosine receptor A3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A2A3P4
    • P33765
    • Q6UWU0
    • Q9BYZ1

    Protein attributes for ADORA3 Gene

    318 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36185 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for ADORA3 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for ADORA3 Gene


neXtProt entry for ADORA3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ADORA3 Gene

  • Phosphorylation on Ser-317 may be crucial for rapid desensitization.
  • Glycosylation at Asn 3, Asn 4, and Asn 12
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for ADORA3 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ADORA3 Gene

Domains & Families for ADORA3 Gene

Protein Domains for ADORA3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
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Function for ADORA3 Gene

Molecular function for ADORA3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
adenosine receptor A3,widely expressed,most abundant in brain and some endocrine tissues,G protein coupled receptor superfamily,activating adenylate cyclase
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Receptor for adenosine. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins which inhibits adenylyl cyclase. Possible role in reproduction.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ADORA3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001609 G-protein coupled adenosine receptor activity IEA --
GO:0004871 signal transducer activity IEA --
GO:0004930 G-protein coupled receptor activity IEA --
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Animal Models for ADORA3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ADORA3:

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ADORA3 Gene

Localization for ADORA3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ADORA3 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ADORA3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ADORA3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 2
golgi apparatus 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ADORA3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA,TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ADORA3 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for ADORA3 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: P0DMS8-AA3R_HUMAN for ADORA3 Gene via IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ADORA3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001973 adenosine receptor signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction IEA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ADORA3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ADORA3 Gene

(156) Drugs for ADORA3 Gene - From: DrugBank, ApexBio, DGIdb, IUPHAR, HMDB, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Adenosine Approved, Investigational Pharma Agonist, agonist, Target 397
Theophylline Approved Pharma Antagonist, antagonist 62
Aminophylline Approved Pharma Target, antagonist 24
Nicardipine Approved Pharma Antagonist, blocker 30
Regadenoson Approved Pharma Agonist Highly selective and low affinity A2A adenosine agonist 62

(31) Additional Compounds for ADORA3 Gene - From: Novoseek, IUPHAR, and Tocris

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
MRS 5698

(5) Tocris Compounds for ADORA3 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
2-Cl-IB-MECA Highly selective A3 agonist 163042-96-4
IB-MECA A3 selective agonist 152918-18-8
MRE 3008F20 Highly potent and selective adenosine A3 receptor antagonist 252979-43-4
MRS 1220 Highly potent, selective hA3 antagonist 183721-15-5
MRS 5698 High affinity and selective A3 adenosine receptor agonist 1377273-00-1

(50) ApexBio Compounds for ADORA3 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
1,3-Dipropyl-8-phenylxanthine 85872-53-3
1-Deazaadenosine 14432-09-8
2-Chloroadenosine 146-77-0
2-Cl-IB-MECA 163042-96-4
2'-MeCCPA 205171-12-6
8-(3-Chlorostyryl)caffeine 147700-11-6
8-Aminoadenine Adenine receptor agonist 28128-33-8
Adenine HCl Adenine receptor agonist 2922-28-3
CGH 2466 dihydrochloride Antagonist of adenosine A1/A2B/A3 receptor and p38 MAPK inhibitor 1177618-54-0
CGS 15943 104615-18-1
CGS 21680 HCl A2 adenosine receptor agonist 124431-80-7
CV 1808 53296-10-9
DPCPX 102146-07-6
HEMADO 403842-38-6
Istradefylline (KW-6002) Selective A2A receptor antagonist 155270-99-8
KW 3902 136199-02-5
Lu AA 47070 913842-25-8
LUF 5834 333962-91-7
LUF6000 A3 AR modulator 890087-21-5
MRE 3008F20 252979-43-4
MRS 1220 183721-15-5
MRS 1334 192053-05-7
MRS 1706 264622-53-9
MRS 1754 264622-58-4
MRS 3777 hemioxalate
N6-Cyclopentyladenosine 41552-82-3
NECA adenosine receptor agonist, non-selective 35920-39-9
Nicergoline 27848-84-6
PD 81723 132861-87-1
Preladenant Adenosine A2A receptor antagonist 377727-87-2
PSB 0777 ammonium salt
PSB 0788 1027513-54-7
PSB 10 hydrochloride 591771-91-4
PSB 11 hydrochloride 453591-58-7
PSB 1115 152529-79-8
PSB 36 524944-72-7
PSB 603 1092351-10-4
Reversine A3 adenosine receptor antagonist,ARK-1/-2/-3 inhibitor 656820-32-5
SCH 442416 316173-57-6
SCH 58261 160098-96-4
SDZ WAG 994 130714-47-5
SLV 320 251945-92-3
TC-G 1004 1061747-72-5
Ticlopidine HCl 53885-35-1
UK 14,304 59803-98-4
Valsartan Angiotensin II AT1 receptor antagonist 137862-53-4
VUF 5574 280570-45-8
XAC 96865-92-8
XCC 96865-83-7
ZM 241385 139180-30-6
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Transcripts for ADORA3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ADORA3 Gene

Adenosine A3 receptor:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ADORA3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c · 5d ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10a · 10b ·
SP1: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - -
SP5: - - - - -
SP6: -
SP7: - -
SP8: - - - - -
SP9: -

ExUns: 10c ^ 11a · 11b
SP1: -
SP2: -
SP3: -
SP4: -

Relevant External Links for ADORA3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ADORA3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for ADORA3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ADORA3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x5.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ADORA3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (35.0) and Testis (34.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for ADORA3 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ADORA3 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ADORA3 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ADORA3 Gene:

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ADORA3 Gene

Orthologs for ADORA3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ADORA3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ADORA3 34
  • 99.79 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ADORA3 34
  • 87.69 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ADORA3 34
  • 87.28 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Adora3 34 16
  • 78.9 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ADORA3 34
  • 62.9 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC101734629 34
  • 61.04 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC571410 34
  • 56.41 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG9753 36
  • 32 (a)
Species where no ortholog for ADORA3 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)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 ADORA3 Gene

Gene Tree for ADORA3 (if available)
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Paralogs for ADORA3 Gene

Paralogs for ADORA3 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for ADORA3 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for ADORA3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ADORA3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs746154553 A colorectal cancer sample 111,503,042(+) CACAG(C/T)GATGG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs10686710 -- 111,502,192(+) TATAT(-/TC)ATTAT intron-variant
rs10776727 -- 111,504,404(+) ATCCC(A/C)GCAGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10776728 -- 111,504,498(+) GCCAT(A/T)GTTAT intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10857887 -- 111,504,723(+) ACTTC(A/G)GAGTG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ADORA3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv1401225 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1773706 CNV deletion 17803354
esv2669491 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2716229 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716240 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716252 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716263 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716274 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3305815 CNV mobile element insertion 20981092
esv3323849 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3587189 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1113156 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1142068 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
nsv2410 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv2421 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv463250 CNV loss 19166990
nsv547535 CNV loss 21841781
nsv947443 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for ADORA3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 70.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.92; 19.06% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ADORA3 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 ADORA3 Gene

Disorders for ADORA3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for ADORA3 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
reflex epilepsy
  • epilepsy, sensory-induced
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for ADORA3

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 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ADORA3 Gene

Publications for ADORA3 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and characterization of the human A3 adenosine receptor. (PMID: 8234299) Salvatore C.A. … Johnson R.G. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1993) 3 4 22 64
  2. cDNA cloning and sequence analysis of the human A3 adenosine receptor. (PMID: 8399349) Sajjadi F.G. … Firestein G.S. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1993) 3 4 22 64
  3. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 46 64
  4. Physiogenomic analysis of statin-treated patients: domain-specific counter effects within the ACACB gene on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol? (PMID: 20602615) RuaA+o G. … Wu A.H. (Pharmacogenomics 2010) 3 46 64
  5. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey S.D. … Anand S. (Diabetes Care 2010) 3 46 64

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