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Aliases for ARHGAP42 Gene

Aliases for ARHGAP42 Gene

  • Rho GTPase Activating Protein 42 2 3
  • Rho-Type GTPase-Activating Protein 42 3 4
  • GRAF3 3 4
  • Rho GTPase-Activating Protein 10-Like 4
  • Rho GTPase-Activating Protein 42 3

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Summaries for ARHGAP42 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ARHGAP42 Gene

ARHGAP42 (Rho GTPase Activating Protein 42) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cytoskeletal Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include phospholipid binding and GTPase activator activity. An important paralog of this gene is CHN1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ARHGAP42 Gene

  • May influence blood pressure by functioning as a GTPase-activating protein for RHOA in vascular smooth muscle.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ARHGAP42 Gene

Genomics for ARHGAP42 Gene

Genomic Location for ARHGAP42 Gene

100,687,653 bp from pter
100,991,937 bp from pter
304,285 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ARHGAP42 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for ARHGAP42 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ARHGAP42 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for ARHGAP42 Gene

Proteins for ARHGAP42 Gene

  • Protein details for ARHGAP42 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Rho GTPase-activating protein 42
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q96M56

    Protein attributes for ARHGAP42 Gene

    874 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    98569 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAB71456.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Probable cloning artifact.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BF511460; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contaminating sequence. Sequence of unknown origin in the C-terminal part.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for ARHGAP42 Gene

Proteomics data for ARHGAP42 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ARHGAP42 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ARHGAP42 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ARHGAP42 Gene

Domains for ARHGAP42 Gene

Gene Families for ARHGAP42 Gene

  • ARHGAP :Rho GTPase activating proteins

Protein Domains for ARHGAP42 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ARHGAP42 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 BAR domain.:
    • A6NI28
  • Contains 1 PH domain.:
    • A6NI28
  • Contains 1 Rho-GAP domain.:
    • A6NI28
  • Contains 1 SH3 domain.:
    • A6NI28
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Function for ARHGAP42 Gene

Molecular function for ARHGAP42 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May influence blood pressure by functioning as a GTPase-activating protein for RHOA in vascular smooth muscle.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ARHGAP42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005096 GTPase activator activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
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miRNA for ARHGAP42 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target ARHGAP42

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ARHGAP42 Gene

Localization for ARHGAP42 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ARHGAP42 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ARHGAP42 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
nucleus 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ARHGAP42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ARHGAP42 Gene

Pathways for ARHGAP42 Gene

SuperPathways for ARHGAP42 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Cytoskeletal Signaling
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Pathways by source for ARHGAP42 Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for ARHGAP42 Gene

Interacting Proteins for ARHGAP42 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ARHGAP42 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IEA --
GO:0043547 positive regulation of GTPase activity IEA --
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Transcripts for ARHGAP42 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ARHGAP42 Gene

Rho GTPase activating protein 42:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ARHGAP42 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for ARHGAP42 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ARHGAP42 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ARHGAP42 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for ARHGAP42 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ARHGAP42 Gene Hs.741465

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ARHGAP42 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly and selectively expressed in smooth muscle cells.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for ARHGAP42 Gene

Orthologs for ARHGAP42 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ARHGAP42 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ARHGAP42 35
  • 99.32 (n)
  • 100 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ARHGAP42 35
  • 90.35 (n)
  • 97.83 (a)
FLJ32810 36
  • 97 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ARHGAP42 35
  • 92.43 (n)
  • 96.72 (a)
  • 97 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Arhgap42 35
  • 87.82 (n)
  • 96.19 (a)
Arhgap42 16
Arhgap42 36
  • 96 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ARHGAP42 36
  • 95 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ARHGAP42 36
  • 94 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Arhgap42 35
  • 88.33 (n)
  • 96.68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ARHGAP42 35
  • 81.88 (n)
  • 92.79 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ARHGAP42 36
  • 90 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia arhgap42 35
  • 76.5 (n)
  • 85.99 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii arhgap42 35
  • 67.56 (n)
  • 74.04 (a)
  • 72 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Graf 36
  • 33 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T04C9.1 36
  • 36 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ARHGAP42:
  • 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)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for ARHGAP42 Gene

Gene Tree for ARHGAP42 (if available)
Gene Tree for ARHGAP42 (if available)

Paralogs for ARHGAP42 Gene

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Variants for ARHGAP42 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ARHGAP42 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs3573 -- 100,989,859(-) AAGGA(C/T)AGACT utr-variant-3-prime
rs471180 -- 100,939,163(-) CTGGC(G/T)CTTCC intron-variant
rs472066 -- 100,939,256(+) TGCCT(C/T)ATTTA intron-variant
rs473765 -- 100,958,445(-) CCATC(A/C)ATGGG intron-variant
rs474651 -- 100,948,994(-) GGATA(C/T)GTATG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ARHGAP42 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv520995 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv832246 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv826057 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv898327 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv38828 CNV Insertion 16902084
nsv460 CNV Insertion 18451855
esv2667203 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv468849 CNV Loss 19166990
esv2529193 CNV Insertion 19546169
esv273001 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv267405 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv990975 CNV Insertion 20482838
esv1333643 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv2678215 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2659208 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv268466 CNV Insertion 20981092

Relevant External Links for ARHGAP42 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ARHGAP42 Gene

Disorders for ARHGAP42 Gene

Relevant External Links for ARHGAP42

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ARHGAP42 Gene

Publications for ARHGAP42 Gene

  1. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  2. A BAR domain-mediated autoinhibitory mechanism for RhoGAPs of the GRAF family. (PMID: 18954304) Eberth A. … Ahmadian M.R. (Biochem. J. 2009) 2 3
  3. The smooth muscle-selective RhoGAP GRAF3 is a critical regulator of vascular tone and hypertension. (PMID: 24335996) Bai X. … Taylor J.M. (Nat Commun 2013) 3 4
  4. Genome-wide association study identifies six new loci influencing pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure. (PMID: 21909110) Wain L.V. … van Duijn C.M. (Nat. Genet. 2011) 3 48
  5. Genetic variants in novel pathways influence blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk. (PMID: 21909115) . … Johnson T. (Nature 2011) 3 48

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