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Aliases for AIP Gene

Aliases for AIP Gene

  • Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Interacting Protein 2 3
  • XAP2 3 4 6
  • HBV X-Associated Protein 2 3 4
  • Immunophilin Homolog ARA9 3 4
  • XAP-2 3 4
  • ARA9 3 6
  • Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor-Interacting Protein 2
  • Aryl-Hydrocarbon Receptor-Interacting Protein 4
  • AH Receptor-Interacting Protein 3
  • FKBP16 3
  • FKBP37 3
  • SMTPHN 3

External Ids for AIP Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AIP Gene

  • GC11P069773
  • GC11P068946
  • GC11P067500
  • GC11P067026
  • GC11P067027
  • GC11P067007
  • GC11P067251
  • GC11P063579

Summaries for AIP Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for AIP Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a receptor for aryl hydrocarbons and a ligand-activated transcription factor. The encoded protein is found in the cytoplasm as part of a multiprotein complex, but upon binding of ligand is transported to the nucleus. This protein can regulate the expression of many xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes. Also, the encoded protein can bind specifically to and inhibit the activity of hepatitis B virus. Three transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2014]

GeneCards Summary for AIP Gene

AIP (Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Interacting Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with AIP include pituitary adenoma, prolactin-secreting and pituitary adenoma, acth-secreting. Among its related pathways are AhR pathway (WikiPathways) and AHR Pathway (Qiagen). GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor binding and transcription coactivator activity. An important paralog of this gene is AIPL1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AIP Gene

  • May play a positive role in AHR-mediated (aromatic hydrocarbon receptor) signaling, possibly by influencing its receptivity for ligand and/or its nuclear targeting

  • Cellular negative regulator of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) X protein

Gene Wiki entry for AIP Gene

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

Genomics for AIP Gene

Regulatory Elements for AIP Gene

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Genomic Location for AIP Gene

67,483,034 bp from pter
67,491,108 bp from pter
8,075 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for AIP Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for AIP Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for AIP Gene

Proteins for AIP Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    AH receptor-interacting protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A0SZW3
    • A0SZW4
    • A0SZW5
    • A0SZW6
    • Q2M3Q2
    • Q99606

    Protein attributes for AIP Gene

    330 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    37636 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with RET in the pituitary gland; this interaction prevents the formation of the AIP-survivin complex.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for AIP Gene

neXtProt entry for AIP Gene

Proteomics data for AIP Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for AIP Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys33, Lys69, Lys103, Lys112, Lys177, Lys210, Lys273, and Lys290
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for AIP Gene

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for AIP Gene

Domains for AIP Gene

Gene Families for AIP Gene

Protein Domains for AIP Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 PPIase FKBP-type domain.
  • Contains 3 TPR repeats.
  • Contains 1 PPIase FKBP-type domain.
  • Contains 3 TPR repeats.
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Function for AIP Gene

Molecular function for AIP Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
arylhydrocarbon receptor associated protein,immunophilin homolog,interacting with HSP90-AHR complex,homologous to the 52kDa,FK506 binding protein (FKBP52)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a positive role in AHR-mediated (aromatic hydrocarbon receptor) signaling, possibly by influencing its receptivity for ligand and/or its nuclear targeting
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Cellular negative regulator of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) X protein

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for AIP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003712 transcription cofactor activity --
GO:0003713 transcription coactivator activity TAS 9447995
GO:0004871 signal transducer activity TAS 9111057
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 14557246
GO:0008134 transcription factor binding TAS 9447995
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Animal Models for AIP Gene

MGI Knock Outs for AIP:

Animal Model Products

miRNA Products

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In Situ Assay Products

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

Localization for AIP Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AIP Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for AIP Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for AIP gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 4
chloroplast 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for AIP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS 14557246
GO:0005886 colocalizes_with plasma membrane IDA 17329248
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Pathways for AIP Gene

SuperPathways for AIP Gene

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Pathways by source for AIP Gene

1 Qiagen pathway for AIP Gene
1 BioSystems pathway for AIP Gene

PCR Array Products

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for AIP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006457 protein folding --
GO:0006626 protein targeting to mitochondrion IDA 14557246
GO:0006805 xenobiotic metabolic process IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction TAS 9111057
GO:0010738 regulation of protein kinase A signaling IEA --
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Transcripts for AIP Gene

Unigene Clusters for AIP Gene

Aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6 ^ 7
SP1: -
SP2: -
SP4: - -
SP5: - - - -

Relevant External Links for AIP Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for AIP Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for AIP Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for AIP Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (13.3), Tlymphocyte (9.3), and Lymph node (7.4).

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for AIP Gene Hs.412433

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for AIP Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Higher levels seen in the heart, placenta and skeletal muscle. Not expressed in the liver
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Expression partners for AIP Gene

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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 AIP Gene

Orthologs for AIP Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for AIP Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia AIP 35
  • 90.51 (n)
  • 93.6 (a)
AIP 36
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia AIP 35
  • 90.81 (n)
  • 94.55 (a)
AIP 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Aip 35
  • 88.59 (n)
  • 94.24 (a)
Aip 16
Aip 36
  • 94 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia AIP 35
  • 99.39 (n)
  • 99.39 (a)
AIP 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Aip 35
  • 88.89 (n)
  • 93.94 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia AIP 36
  • 44 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 40 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves AIP 35
  • 80.04 (n)
  • 79.94 (a)
AIP 36
  • 79 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia AIP 36
  • 81 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia aip 35
  • 62.97 (n)
  • 66.77 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.8054 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100149392 35
  • 64.23 (n)
  • 67.07 (a)
aip 36
  • 64 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG1847 37
  • 39 (a)
CG1847 35
  • 51.88 (n)
  • 39.87 (a)
CG1847 36
  • 38 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000725 35
  • 59.66 (n)
  • 45.22 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C56C10.10 37
  • 34 (a)
C56C10.10 35
  • 44.62 (n)
  • 36.39 (a)
C56C10.10 36
  • 34 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.2723 36
  • 43 (a)
Species with no ortholog for AIP:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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 AIP Gene

Gene Tree for AIP (if available)
Gene Tree for AIP (if available)

Paralogs for AIP Gene

Paralogs for AIP Gene

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Variants for AIP Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for AIP Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs581525 -- 67,487,699(-) AGGTC(A/G)TTTGC intron-variant
rs595130 -- 67,485,518(+) ATTTT(A/T)TTTTT intron-variant
rs604540 -- 67,488,165(-) CAAAC(A/G)TGGGA intron-variant
rs630172 -- 67,486,202(-) CCCTA(G/T)GGGGT intron-variant
rs1049506 -- 67,483,073(+) AAGCT(A/G)CCGAG utr-variant-5-prime

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv897797 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv897801 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1193n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1194n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv521723 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv468604 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv527056 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2422195 CNV Duplication 17116639
nsv825960 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv368 CNV Insertion 18451855

Relevant External Links for AIP Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

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

Disorders for AIP Gene

(3) OMIM Diseases for AIP Gene (605555)


  • Pituitary adenoma, growth hormone-secreting, 1 (PAGH1) [MIM:102200]: A growth hormone-secreting, benign neoplasm of the anterior pituitary gland, also known as somatotropinoma. It clinically results in acromegaly, a condition characterized by coarse facial features, protruding jaw, and enlarged extremities. Excessive production of growth hormone in children or adolescents before the closure of epiphyses causes gigantism, a condition characterized by abnormally tall stature. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:17244780, ECO:0000269 PubMed:17299063, ECO:0000269 PubMed:17360484, ECO:0000269 PubMed:18410548}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma (ASPA) [MIM:219090]: A pituitary adenoma resulting in excessive production of adrenocorticotropic hormone. This leads to hypersecretion of cortisol by the adrenal glands and ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome. Clinical manifestations of Cushing syndrome include facial and truncal obesity, abdominal striae, muscular weakness, osteoporosis, arterial hypertension, diabetes. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:17360484}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Prolactin-secreting pituitary adenoma (PSPA) [MIM:600634]: Most common type of hormonally active pituitary adenoma. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

(10) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for AIP Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
pituitary adenoma 85.6 32
acromegaly 81.4 6
prolactinoma 81.2 1
gigantism 77.6 2
pituitary tumors 73 11

Relevant External Links for AIP

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for Genatlas for AIP Gene

Publications for AIP Gene

  1. XAP2, a novel hepatitis B virus X-associated protein that inhibits X transactivation. (PMID: 8972861) Kuzhandaivelu N. … Seto E. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1996) 2 3 4 23
  2. Mutation analysis of aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein (AIP) gene in colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers. (PMID: 17242703) Georgitsi M. … Aaltonen L.A. (Br. J. Cancer 2007) 3 23 48
  3. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein gene mutations in familial isolated pituitary adenomas: analysis in 73 families. (PMID: 17244780) Daly A.F. … Beckers A. (J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2007) 3 4 23
  4. Germline inactivating mutations of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor- interacting protein gene in a large cohort of sporadic acromegaly: mutations are found in a subset of young patients with macroadenomas. (PMID: 17609395) Cazabat L. … Raffin-Sanson M.L. (Eur. J. Endocrinol. 2007) 3 23 48
  5. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor interacting protein variants in sporadic pituitary adenomas. (PMID: 17018653) Yu R. … Melmed S. (J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2006) 3 23 48

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