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Aliases for ASCL1 Gene

Aliases for ASCL1 Gene

  • Achaete-Scute Family BHLH Transcription Factor 1 2 3
  • ASH1 3 4 6
  • Class A Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Protein 46 3 4
  • BHLHa46 3 4
  • ASH-1 3 4
  • HASH1 3 4
  • Achaete-Scute Complex (Drosophila) Homolog-Like 1 2
  • Achaete-Scute Complex Homolog 1 (Drosophila) 2
  • Achaete-Scute Complex-Like 1 (Drosophila) 2
  • Achaete-Scute Complex Homolog 1 3
  • Achaete-Scute Complex-Like 1 3
  • Achaete-Scute Homolog 1 3
  • Achaete Scute Protein 3
  • MASH1 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ASCL1 Gene

  • GC12P102450
  • GC12P103310
  • GC12P101854
  • GC12P101855
  • GC12P101856
  • GC12P101875
  • GC12P100410
  • GC12P103352

Summaries for ASCL1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ASCL1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the basic helix-loop-helix (BHLH) family of transcription factors. The protein activates transcription by binding to the E box (5'-CANNTG-3'). Dimerization with other BHLH proteins is required for efficient DNA binding. This protein plays a role in the neuronal commitment and differentiation and in the generation of olfactory and autonomic neurons. Mutations in this gene may contribute to the congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) phenotype in rare cases. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ASCL1 Gene

ASCL1 (Achaete-Scute Family BHLH Transcription Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ASCL1 include central hypoventilation syndrome, congenital and differentiating neuroblastoma. Among its related pathways are Neural Crest Differentiation and Notch-mediated HES/HEY network. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is ASCL4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASCL1 Gene

  • Transcription factor that controls transcriptional expression of its target genes by binding to the E box (5-CANNTG-3). Plays a role at early stages of development of specific neural lineages in most regions of the CNS, and of several lineages in the PNS. Acts synergistically with FOXN4 to specify the identity of V2b neurons rather than V2a from bipotential p2 progenitors during spinal cord neurogenesis, probably through DLL4-NOTCH signaling activation. Essential for the generation of olfactory and autonomic neurons (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for ASCL1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ASCL1 Gene

Genomics for ASCL1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ASCL1 Gene

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Genomic Location for ASCL1 Gene

Start:
102,957,674 bp from pter
End:
102,960,516 bp from pter
Size:
2,843 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for ASCL1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for ASCL1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ASCL1 Gene

Proteins for ASCL1 Gene

  • Protein details for ASCL1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P50553-ASCL1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Achaete-scute homolog 1
    Protein Accession:
    P50553
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K3C4
    • Q9BQ30

    Protein attributes for ASCL1 Gene

    Size:
    236 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    25454 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein. Forms a heterodimer with TCF3

neXtProt entry for ASCL1 Gene

Proteomics data for ASCL1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ASCL1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ASCL1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ASCL1 Gene

Domains for ASCL1 Gene

Gene Families for ASCL1 Gene

HGNC:
  • bHLH :Basic helix-loop-helix proteins

Protein Domains for ASCL1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ASCL1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P50553

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

ASCL1_HUMAN :
  • P50553
Domain:
  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
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Function for ASCL1 Gene

Molecular function for ASCL1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
Drosophila achaete-scute homolog 1,downregulated in differentiating neuroblastoma cells
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor that controls transcriptional expression of its target genes by binding to the E box (5-CANNTG-3). Plays a role at early stages of development of specific neural lineages in most regions of the CNS, and of several lineages in the PNS. Acts synergistically with FOXN4 to specify the identity of V2b neurons rather than V2a from bipotential p2 progenitors during spinal cord neurogenesis, probably through DLL4-NOTCH signaling activation. Essential for the generation of olfactory and autonomic neurons (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ASCL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000978 RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 11736660
GO:0000989 transcription factor binding transcription factor activity ISS --
GO:0001078 RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity involved in negative regulation of transcription IDA 11736660
GO:0003677 DNA binding ISS --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ASCL1: view
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Animal Models for ASCL1 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ASCL1 Gene

Localization for ASCL1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASCL1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for ASCL1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ASCL1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ASCL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 12858003
GO:0043025 neuronal cell body IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ASCL1: view

Pathways for ASCL1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ASCL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 11736660
GO:0001764 neuron migration IEA --
GO:0003358 noradrenergic neuron development ISS --
GO:0003359 noradrenergic neuron fate commitment IMP 14532329
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
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Compounds for ASCL1 Gene

(6) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for ASCL1 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
lithium chloride 34.7 2
retinoic acid 24.5 8
lysine 0 2
phenylalanine 0 1
tyrosine 0 1
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Transcripts for ASCL1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ASCL1 Gene

(140) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(8) Additional mRNA sequences :
(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for ASCL1 Gene

Achaete-scute complex homolog 1 (Drosophila):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ASCL1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ASCL1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ASCL1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
ASCL1

Expression for ASCL1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ASCL1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ASCL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (10.3) and Brain - Amygdala (4.7).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ASCL1 Gene Hs.703025

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No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for ASCL1 Gene

Orthologs for ASCL1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ASCL1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ASCL1 35
  • 88.43 (n)
  • 87.67 (a)
ASCL1 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ASCL1 35
  • 90.33 (n)
  • 90.91 (a)
ASCL1 36
  • 89 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ascl1 35
  • 88.6 (n)
  • 92.21 (a)
Ascl1 16
Ascl1 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ASCL1 35
  • 98.55 (n)
  • 97.5 (a)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ascl1 35
  • 90.13 (n)
  • 95.71 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ASCL1 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ASCL1 36
  • 89 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ascl1 35
  • 81.41 (n)
  • 93.33 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia ascl1-A 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ascl1a 35
  • 79.37 (n)
  • 91.67 (a)
asha 35
ascl1a 36
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea hlh-6 36
  • 17 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 14 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for ASCL1:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 ASCL1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for ASCL1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for ASCL1 (if available)

Paralogs for ASCL1 Gene

Paralogs for ASCL1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for ASCL1 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for ASCL1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ASCL1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs9506 -- 102,958,136(+) CTTTT(C/T)TTTCC utr-variant-5-prime
rs9782 -- 102,958,048(-) AAAAA(A/G)GTGAA utr-variant-5-prime
rs731682 Benign 102,958,871(+) CCGGT(C/G)TCATC reference, synonymous-codon
rs1042851 -- 102,957,918(-) TCTAA(A/G)AAAAA utr-variant-5-prime
rs1353762 -- 102,960,724(-) GTACA(C/T)ACACA downstream-variant-500B

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ASCL1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv899475 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for ASCL1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
ASCL1
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
ASCL1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASCL1 Gene

Disorders for ASCL1 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for ASCL1 Gene (100790)

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for ASCL1 Gene

(17) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for ASCL1 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
neuroendocrine tumors 70.2 10
thyroid carcinoma medullary 68.8 4
small cell lung cancer 65.1 9
central hypoventilation syndrome, congenital 64 1
carcinoid 54.1 11

Relevant External Links for ASCL1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
ASCL1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
ASCL1
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ASCL1 Gene

Publications for ASCL1 Gene

  1. Identification of a human achaete-scute homolog highly expressed in neuroendocrine tumors. (PMID: 8390674) Ball D.W. … Nelkin B.D. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1993) 2 3 4 23
  2. Examination of the MASH1 gene in patients with Parkinson's disease. (PMID: 20097173) Deng H. … Jankovic J. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2010) 3 23 48
  3. ASCL1 regulates the expression of the CHRNA5/A3/B4 lung cancer susceptibility locus. (PMID: 20124469) Improgo M.R. … Gardner P.D. (Mol. Cancer Res. 2010) 3 23
  4. MASH1: a useful marker in differentiating pulmonary small cell carcinoma from Merkel cell carcinoma. (PMID: 18587322) Ralston J. … Nonaka D. (Mod. Pathol. 2008) 3 23
  5. Translational regulation of the human achaete-scute homologue-1 by fragile X mental retardation protein. (PMID: 19097999) FAohling M. … Scholz H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2009) 3 23

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