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Aliases for AHR Gene

Aliases for AHR Gene

  • Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor 2 3 5
  • Class E Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Protein 76 3 4
  • Ah Receptor 3 4
  • BHLHe76 3 4
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbon Receptor 3
  • AH-Receptor 3
  • AhR 4

External Ids for AHR Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AHR Gene

  • GC07P016982
  • GC07P017082
  • GC07P017111
  • GC07P017304

Summaries for AHR Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for AHR Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a ligand-activated helix-loop-helix transcription factor involved in the regulation of biological responses to planar aromatic hydrocarbons. This receptor has been shown to regulate xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes such as cytochrome P450. Before ligand binding, the encoded protein is sequestered in the cytoplasm; upon ligand binding, this protein moves to the nucleus and stimulates transcription of target genes. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2015]

GeneCards Summary for AHR Gene

AHR (Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with AHR include Toxic Oil Syndrome and Eosinophilic Fasciitis. Among its related pathways are Adipogenesis and AhR pathway (WikiPathways). GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000283321.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AHR Gene

  • Ligand-activated transcriptional activator. Binds to the XRE promoter region of genes it activates. Activates the expression of multiple phase I and II xenobiotic chemical metabolizing enzyme genes (such as the CYP1A1 gene). Mediates biochemical and toxic effects of halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Involved in cell-cycle regulation. Likely to play an important role in the development and maturation of many tissues. Regulates the circadian clock by inhibiting the basal and circadian expression of the core circadian component PER1. Inhibits PER1 by repressing the CLOCK-ARNTL/BMAL1 heterodimer mediated transcriptional activation of PER1.

Tocris Summary for AHR Gene

  • Aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AHRs) are cytosolic transcription factors that exist bound to co-chaperones in the resting state. Ligand binding causes the co-chaperones to dissociate, allowing AHR to translocate to the nucleus, dimerize and alter transcription of target genes.

Gene Wiki entry for AHR Gene

PharmGKB "VIP" Summary for AHR Gene

No data available for fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for AHR Gene

Genomics for AHR Gene

Regulatory Elements for AHR Gene

Enhancers for AHR 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
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around AHR on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for AHR Gene

Chromosome:
7
Start:
17,298,622 bp from pter
End:
17,346,152 bp from pter
Size:
47,531 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for AHR Gene

Genes around AHR on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
AHR Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for AHR Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for AHR Gene

Proteins for AHR Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    P35869-AHR_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Aryl hydrocarbon receptor
    Protein Accession:
    P35869
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A4D130
    • Q13728
    • Q13803
    • Q13804

    Protein attributes for AHR Gene

    Size:
    848 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    96147 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds MYBBP1A (By similarity). Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein. In the nucleus, heterodimer of AHR and ARNT. Interacts with coactivators including SRC-1, RIP140 and NOCA7, and with the corepressor SMRT. Interacts with NEDD8 and IVNS1ABP. Interacts with ARNTL/BMAL1.

neXtProt entry for AHR Gene

Post-translational modifications for AHR Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for AHR Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for AHR Gene

Domains & Families for AHR Gene

Gene Families for AHR Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for AHR Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P35869

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

AHR_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
  • Contains 1 PAC (PAS-associated C-terminal) domain.
  • Contains 2 PAS (PER-ARNT-SIM) domains.
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Function for AHR Gene

Molecular function for AHR Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
aryl hydrocarbon receptor,unliganded,retained in cytoplasm in resting state in association with HSP90,and with AIP (AH receptor associated protein 9),released after exposure to xenobiotics,dimerizing with ARNT and translocated to the nucleus interacting with pRB1 to induce G1 arrest
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Ligand-activated transcriptional activator. Binds to the XRE promoter region of genes it activates. Activates the expression of multiple phase I and II xenobiotic chemical metabolizing enzyme genes (such as the CYP1A1 gene). Mediates biochemical and toxic effects of halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Involved in cell-cycle regulation. Likely to play an important role in the development and maturation of many tissues. Regulates the circadian clock by inhibiting the basal and circadian expression of the core circadian component PER1. Inhibits PER1 by repressing the CLOCK-ARNTL/BMAL1 heterodimer mediated transcriptional activation of PER1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Induced or repressed by TGFB1 and dioxin in a cell-type specific fashion. Repressed by cAMP, retinoic acid, and 12-O-tetradecanoyl phorbol-13 acetate (TPA).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for AHR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding TAS 19538249
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 11782478
GO:0004874 aryl hydrocarbon receptor activity IEA --
GO:0004879 RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, ligand-activated sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 10395741
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 9079689
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Animal Models for AHR Gene

MGI Knock Outs for AHR:

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miRNA for AHR Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target AHR

Transcription Factor Targets for AHR Gene

Selected GeneGlobe predicted Target genes for AHR

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

Localization for AHR Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AHR Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=Initially cytoplasmic; upon binding with ligand and interaction with a HSP90, it translocates to the nucleus.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for AHR Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for AHR gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for AHR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 10395741
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005667 transcription factor complex TAS 19538249
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 15681594
GO:0034752 cytosolic aryl hydrocarbon receptor complex TAS 19538249
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Pathways & Interactions for AHR Gene

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Pathways by source for AHR Gene

3 BioSystems pathways for AHR Gene
1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for AHR Gene
1 R&D Systems pathway for AHR Gene
1 Qiagen pathway for AHR Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for AHR Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for AHR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001541 ovarian follicle development IEA --
GO:0001568 blood vessel development NAS 19538249
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IDA 10395741
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 15681594
GO:0006366 transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 10395741
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Drugs & Compounds for AHR Gene

(63) Drugs for AHR Gene - From: DrugBank, PharmGKB, ApexBio, FDA Approved Drugs, HMDB, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Leflunomide Approved, Investigational Pharma Target, agonist AHR agonist,immunosuppressive agent 66
Flutamide Approved Pharma Target, agonist 62
Mexiletine Approved Pharma Target, agonist 20
Nimodipine Approved Pharma Potentiation, Activator, Target, agonist 22
atorvastatin Approved Pharma Competitive, Inhibitor, Target, agonist 0

(68) Additional Compounds for AHR Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs

(5) Tocris Compounds for AHR Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
6,2',4'-Trimethoxyflavone Aryl hydrocarbon receptor antagonist 720675-74-1
CH 223191 Potent aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) antagonist 301326-22-7
FICZ High affinity aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) agonist 172922-91-7
ITE Endogenous agonist for the transcription factor aryl hydrocarbon receptor 448906-42-1
L-Kynurenine Tryptophan catabolite; endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand 2922-83-0

(14) ApexBio Compounds for AHR Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
6,2',4'-Trimethoxyflavone 720675-74-1
CH 223191 AhR antagonist 301326-22-7
DiMNF AHR modulator 14756-24-2
FICZ 172922-91-7
ITE AHR agonist 448906-42-1
Kaempferol Apoptosis inducer;antioxidant;flavonoid 520-18-3
Leflunomide AHR agonist,immunosuppressive agent 75706-12-6
L-Kynurenine 2922-83-0
MeBIO CDK/Cyclin/ GSK-3/p25/AhR agonist 667463-95-8
Oltipraz An antischistosomal agent 64224-21-1
Phortress Prodrug of antitumor agent 5F 203 328087-38-3
StemRegenin 1 (SR1) AhR antagonist 1227633-49-9
SU5416 VEGF receptor inhibitor and AHR agonist 204005-46-9
UM 729 Enhancer of AhR antagonists 1448723-60-1
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Transcripts for AHR Gene

Unigene Clusters for AHR Gene

Aryl hydrocarbon receptor:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for AHR Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
AHR
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
AHR

Expression for AHR Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for AHR Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Nerve - Tibial (x4.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for AHR Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (63.9).

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



Protein tissue co-expression partners for AHR Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of AHR Gene:

AHR

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for AHR Gene:

Hs.171189

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for AHR Gene:

P35869-AHR_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in all tissues tested including blood, brain, heart, kidney, liver, lung, pancreas and skeletal muscle.
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Orthologs for AHR Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for AHR Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia AHR 34
  • 84.39 (n)
  • 80.93 (a)
AHR 35
  • 81 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia AHR 34
  • 87.78 (n)
  • 84.93 (a)
AHR 35
  • 85 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ahr 34
  • 79.17 (n)
  • 74.62 (a)
Ahr 16
Ahr 35
  • 73 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia AHR 34
  • 98.9 (n)
  • 98.58 (a)
AHR 35
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ahr 34
  • 77.84 (n)
  • 73.15 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia AHR 35
  • 59 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia AHR 35
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves AHR 34
  • 71.87 (n)
  • 67.39 (a)
AHR 35
  • 65 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ahr 34
  • 65.53 (n)
  • 60.61 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia AHR 34
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ahr1 34
ahr1b 34
  • 60.47 (n)
  • 60.41 (a)
ahr1a 35
  • 41 (a)
OneToOne
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.11494 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ss 36
  • 45 (a)
ss 35
  • 22 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ahr-1 36
  • 34 (a)
ahr-1 35
  • 30 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.12569 34
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 31 (a)
OneToMany
Species where no ortholog for AHR was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for AHR Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for AHR (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for AHR (if available)

Paralogs for AHR Gene

Pseudogenes.org Pseudogenes for AHR Gene

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Variants for AHR Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for AHR Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2066853 - 17,339,486(+) CATCA(A/G)ACACA reference, missense
rs4986826 - 17,339,533(+) GTGAG(A/G)TTGAC reference, missense
rs72552768 - 17,339,374(+) ACCAG(C/T)CTCAG reference, missense
rs72552769 - 17,340,181(+) GTCAG(A/G)TGCAG reference, missense
rs2106728 -- 17,342,116(-) AATCT(A/G)CCTTT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv11225n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv6289n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv6290n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv2422294 CNV duplication 17116639
esv2759515 CNV gain+loss 17122850
esv2764001 CNV gain+loss 21179565
esv34717 CNV gain 17911159
esv3612420 CNV loss 21293372
esv3612421 CNV gain 21293372
esv3891076 CNV gain 25118596
esv3891077 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1029065 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1114920 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv464398 CNV gain 19166990
nsv464399 CNV gain 19166990
nsv606343 CNV gain 21841781
nsv8064 CNV gain 18304495

Variation tolerance for AHR Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 35.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.78; 73.60% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for AHR Gene

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

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

Disorders for AHR Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for AHR Gene - From: Novoseek and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
toxic oil syndrome
eosinophilic fasciitis
  • shulman syndrome
seborrheic dermatitis
  • other seborrheic dermatitis
eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
  • eosinophilia myalgia syndrome
peanut allergy
  • allergy to peanuts
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search AHR in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for AHR

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
AHR
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
AHR
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
AHR
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for AHR Gene

Publications for AHR Gene

  1. Association of human aryl hydrocarbon receptor gene polymorphisms with risk of lung cancer among cigarette smokers in a Chinese population. (PMID: 18818557) Chen D. … Lu D. (Pharmacogenet. Genomics 2009) 3 22 46 65
  2. Genetic polymorphisms of estrogen metabolizing enzyme and breast cancer risk in Thai women. (PMID: 19415745) Sangrajrang S. … Yoshida T. (Int. J. Cancer 2009) 3 22 46 65
  3. Genetic polymorphisms in estrogen-metabolizing genes and breast cancer survival. (PMID: 17429315) Long J.R. … Zheng W. (Pharmacogenet. Genomics 2007) 3 22 46 65
  4. Modifying effect of the AR gene trinucleotide repeats and SNPs in the AHR and AHRR genes on the association between persistent organohalogen pollutant exposure and human sperm Y:X ratio. (PMID: 17244640) Tiido T. … Giwercman Y.L. (Mol. Hum. Reprod. 2007) 3 22 46 65
  5. Estrogen metabolism-related genes and breast cancer risk: the multiethnic cohort study. (PMID: 16103451) Le Marchand L. … Wilkens L.R. (Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 2005) 3 22 46 65

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