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Aliases for ASH1L Gene

Aliases for ASH1L Gene

  • Ash1 (Absent, Small, Or Homeotic)-Like (Drosophila) 2 3
  • Absent Small And Homeotic Disks Protein 1 Homolog 3 4
  • Lysine N-Methyltransferase 2H 3 4
  • ASH1-Like Protein 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • KIAA1420 4 6
  • KMT2H 3 4
  • ASH1 3 6
  • Probable Histone-Lysine N-Methyltransferase ASH1L 3
  • Histone-Lysine N-Methyltransferase ASH1L 3
  • ASH1L1 3
  • HuASH1 4

External Ids for ASH1L Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ASH1L Gene

  • GC01M152084
  • GC01M152523
  • GC01M152119
  • GC01M153571
  • GC01M155305
  • GC01M126666

Summaries for ASH1L Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ASH1L Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the trithorax group of transcriptional activators. The protein contains four AT hooks, a SET domain, a PHD-finger motif, and a bromodomain. It is localized to many small speckles in the nucleus, and also to cell-cell tight junctions. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ASH1L Gene

ASH1L (Ash1 (Absent, Small, Or Homeotic)-Like (Drosophila)) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Tight junction and Lysine degradation. GO annotations related to this gene include histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is EHMT1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASH1L Gene

  • Histone methyltransferase specifically methylating Lys-36 of histone H3 (H3K36me).

Gene Wiki entry for ASH1L Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ASH1L Gene

Genomics for ASH1L Gene

Regulatory Elements for ASH1L Gene

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Genomic Location for ASH1L Gene

155,335,261 bp from pter
155,562,825 bp from pter
227,565 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ASH1L Gene

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Genomic Location for ASH1L Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ASH1L Gene

Proteins for ASH1L Gene

  • Protein details for ASH1L Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Histone-lysine N-methyltransferase ASH1L
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q59GP1
    • Q5T714
    • Q5T715
    • Q9P2C7

    Protein attributes for ASH1L Gene

    2969 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    332790 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAA92658.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for ASH1L Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for ASH1L Gene


neXtProt entry for ASH1L Gene

Proteomics data for ASH1L Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for ASH1L Gene

Post-translational modifications for ASH1L Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys402 and Lys406
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for ASH1L Gene

Domains for ASH1L Gene

Gene Families for ASH1L Gene

  • KMT :Chromatin-modifying enzymes / K-methyltransferases
  • PHF :Zinc fingers, PHD-type

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ASH1L Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9NR48
  • Contains 3 A.T hook DNA-binding domains.
  • Contains 1 AWS domain.
  • Contains 1 BAH domain.
  • Contains 1 bromo domain.
  • Contains 1 post-SET domain.
  • Contains 1 SET domain.
  • Belongs to the class V-like SAM-binding methyltransferase superfamily. Histone-lysine methyltransferase family. SET2 subfamily.
  • Contains 1 PHD-type zinc finger.
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Function for ASH1L Gene

Molecular function for ASH1L Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + L-lysine-[histone] = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + N(6)-methyl-L-lysine-[histone].
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Histone methyltransferase specifically methylating Lys-36 of histone H3 (H3K36me).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ASH1L Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ASH1L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0018024 histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity --
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No data available for Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ASH1L Gene

Localization for ASH1L Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASH1L Gene

Nucleus. Cell junction, tight junction. Chromosome. Note=The relevance of tight junction localization is however unclear.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ASH1L Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ASH1L gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
golgi apparatus 4
cytosol 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ASH1L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus TAS 10860993
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005694 chromosome IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IDA --
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Pathways for ASH1L Gene

SuperPathways for ASH1L Gene

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Pathways by source for ASH1L Gene

2 KEGG pathways for ASH1L Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ASH1L Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002674 negative regulation of acute inflammatory response IEA --
GO:0006323 DNA packaging TAS 10860993
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated --
GO:0006366 transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter TAS 10860993
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling TAS 10860993
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Compounds for ASH1L Gene

(2) HMDB Compounds for ASH1L Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • (S)-5'-(S)-(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)-5'-thioadenosine
  • (3S)-5'-[(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)methylsulfonio]-5'-deoxyadenosine
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Transcripts for ASH1L Gene

Unigene Clusters for ASH1L Gene

Ash1 (absent, small, or homeotic)-like (Drosophila):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ASH1L Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20 ^ 21a · 21b ^ 22 ^
SP1: -
SP2: -
SP3: -
SP4: -

ExUns: 23a · 23b ^ 24 ^ 25a · 25b · 25c ^ 26 ^ 27 ^ 28a · 28b ^ 29
SP1: - -
SP4: -

Relevant External Links for ASH1L Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ASH1L Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ASH1L Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for ASH1L Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal Brain (53.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for ASH1L Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ASH1L Gene Hs.491060

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ASH1L Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed, with highest level in brain, heart and kidney.
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Expression partners for ASH1L Gene

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for ASH1L Gene

Orthologs for ASH1L Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for ASH1L Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ASH1L 35
  • 93.68 (n)
  • 95.85 (a)
ASH1L 36
  • 96 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ASH1L 35
  • 91.74 (n)
  • 94.4 (a)
ASH1L 36
  • 94 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ash1l 35
  • 89.02 (n)
  • 92.22 (a)
Ash1l 16
Ash1l 36
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ASH1L 35
  • 99.75 (n)
  • 99.76 (a)
ASH1L 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ash1l 35
  • 89.35 (n)
  • 92.8 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ASH1L 36
  • 89 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ASH1L 36
  • 91 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ASH1L 35
  • 75.56 (n)
  • 80.88 (a)
ASH1L 36
  • 80 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ASH1L 36
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.20154 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.4459 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wufi34d11 35
ash1l 36
  • 48 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ash1 36
  • 30 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea set-25 36
  • 17 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes BYE1 38
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.2897 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 36 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ASH1L:
  • 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)
  • 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 ASH1L Gene

Gene Tree for ASH1L (if available)
Gene Tree for ASH1L (if available)

Paralogs for ASH1L Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for ASH1L Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for ASH1L Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ASH1L Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs950619 -- 155,492,733(-) TTGTT(C/T)TCAAA intron-variant
rs959485 -- 155,379,447(-) CCATT(C/G)GGAAA intron-variant
rs1047304 -- 155,335,886(-) GTGGG(A/G)CTAGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1052674 -- 155,480,206(-) CCAAA(A/G)AAGAG reference, synonymous-codon
rs1325908 -- 155,443,513(-) TACAT(G/T)GTAAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ASH1L Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3n68 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv132e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv872457 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv831636 CNV Loss 17160897
esv33869 CNV Loss 17666407
nsv872467 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv872468 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2476624 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2718418 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for ASH1L Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASH1L Gene

Disorders for ASH1L Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for ASH1L Gene

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No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for ASH1L Gene

Publications for ASH1L Gene

  1. huASH1 protein, a putative transcription factor encoded by a human homologue of the Drosophila ash1 gene, localizes to both nuclei and cell-cell tight junctions. (PMID: 10860993) Nakamura T. … Canaani E. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2000) 2 3 4 23
  2. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XVI. The complete sequences of 150 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 10718198) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 2000) 3 4
  3. An anthropoid-specific segmental duplication on human chromosome 1q22. (PMID: 16545939) Kuryshev V.Y. … Wiemann S. (Genomics 2006) 2 3
  4. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3 4
  5. The proteomic reactor facilitates the analysis of affinity-purified proteins by mass spectrometry: application for identifying ubiquitinated proteins in human cells. (PMID: 17203973) Vasilescu J. … Figeys D. (J. Proteome Res. 2007) 3 4

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