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Aliases for AVEN Gene

Aliases for AVEN Gene

  • Apoptosis, Caspase Activation Inhibitor 2 3
  • Cell Death Regulator Aven 2 3
  • Programmed Cell Death 12 2 3
  • PDCD12 3

External Ids for AVEN Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AVEN Gene

  • GC15M029400
  • GC15M026866
  • GC15M031737
  • GC15M031874
  • GC15M031945
  • GC15M034158
  • GC15M011021

Summaries for AVEN Gene

GeneCards Summary for AVEN Gene

AVEN (Apoptosis, Caspase Activation Inhibitor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with AVEN include schizoid personality disorder and alexithymia. Among its related pathways are Apoptosis and Autophagy.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AVEN Gene

  • Protects against apoptosis mediated by Apaf-1

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

Genomics for AVEN Gene

Regulatory Elements for AVEN Gene

Genomic Location for AVEN Gene

33,866,227 bp from pter
34,039,176 bp from pter
172,950 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for AVEN Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for AVEN Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for AVEN Gene

Proteins for AVEN Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Cell death regulator Aven
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for AVEN Gene

    362 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    38506 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds Apaf-1, BCL-2 and BAD (Bcl-xl)

neXtProt entry for AVEN Gene

Proteomics data for AVEN Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for AVEN Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for AVEN Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for AVEN (aven)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for AVEN Gene

Domains for AVEN Gene

Protein Domains for AVEN Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for AVEN Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with AVEN: view

No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AVEN Gene

Function for AVEN Gene

Molecular function for AVEN Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Protects against apoptosis mediated by Apaf-1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for AVEN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 10949025
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with AVEN: view

Phenotypes for AVEN Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for AVEN:
inferred from 1 alleles
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with AVEN: view

Animal Model Products

miRNA for AVEN Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target AVEN

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

Localization for AVEN Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AVEN Gene

Endomembrane system; Peripheral membrane protein. Note=Associated with intracellular membranes.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for AVEN Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for AVEN gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for AVEN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IDA 10949025
GO:0012505 endomembrane system IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 10949025
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with AVEN: view

Pathways for AVEN Gene

SuperPathways for AVEN Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Apoptosis and Autophagy
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with AVEN: view

Pathways by source for AVEN Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for AVEN Gene

PCR Array Products

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for AVEN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006915 apoptotic process IEA --
GO:0043066 negative regulation of apoptotic process IDA 10949025
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with AVEN: view

Compounds for AVEN Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for AVEN Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
thapsigargin 35 2
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with AVEN: view

Transcripts for AVEN Gene

Unigene Clusters for AVEN Gene

Apoptosis, caspase activation inhibitor:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for AVEN

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for AVEN Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for AVEN Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for AVEN Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for AVEN Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow stromal cell (24.3) and Pancreas (15.1).

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for AVEN Gene Hs.555966

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for AVEN Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in testis, ovary, thymus, prostate, spleen, small intestine, colon, heart, skeletal muscle, liver, kidney and pancreas
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with AVEN: view

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Expression partners for AVEN Gene

Orthologs for AVEN Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for AVEN Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia AVEN 35
  • 84.44 (n)
  • 77.54 (a)
  • 80 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia AVEN 35
  • 83.27 (n)
  • 79.25 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Aven 35
  • 80.51 (n)
  • 73.65 (a)
Aven 16
Aven 36
  • 74 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia AVEN 35
  • 99.3 (n)
  • 98.95 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Aven 35
  • 78.16 (n)
  • 69.42 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia AVEN 36
  • 67 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia AVEN 36
  • 39 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves AVEN 35
  • 59.15 (n)
  • 53.01 (a)
gga-mir-6683 36
  • 45 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia AVEN 36
  • 42 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii aven 36
  • 37 (a)
Species with no ortholog for AVEN:
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for AVEN Gene

Gene Tree for AVEN (if available)
Gene Tree for AVEN (if available)

Paralogs for AVEN Gene

No data available for Paralogs for AVEN Gene

Variants for AVEN Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for AVEN Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs15510 -- 33,866,606(+) TTTTT(C/T)CCCTT utr-variant-3-prime
rs22824 -- 33,934,717(-) GATAC(A/C)AGGTA intron-variant
rs471977 -- 33,923,912(+) ccatc(A/G)ccccc intron-variant
rs472360 -- 33,911,487(-) TATTT(C/T)TAAGT intron-variant
rs472605 -- 33,955,544(-) ACTAG(C/T)TTAGT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv33337 CNV Gain+Loss 17666407
nsv456789 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv471235 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv903984 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv437798 CNV Loss 16327808
nsv507771 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv5748 OTHER Inversion 19470904
esv2648750 CNV Insertion 19546169
esv1207147 CNV Insertion 17803354
nsv513427 CNV Insertion 21212237
nsv512390 CNV Loss 21212237
esv4730 CNV Deletion 18987735
esv2749546 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2678803 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv94884 CNV Loss 16902084
esv24590 CNV Loss 19812545
esv6930 CNV Loss 19470904
esv27001 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2661499 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv456790 CNV Loss 19166990
dgv310n27 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv516347 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv903985 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for AVEN Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

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

Disorders for AVEN Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

Search for AVEN Gene in MalaCards »

(2) Diseases for AVEN Gene including...

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for AVEN Gene

(2) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for AVEN Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
tumors 0 3
cancer 0 1

Relevant External Links for AVEN

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with AVEN: view

No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for AVEN Gene

Publications for AVEN Gene

  1. Aven, a novel inhibitor of caspase activation, binds Bcl-xL and Apaf- 1. (PMID: 10949025) Chau B.N. … Hardwick J.M. (Mol. Cell 2000) 2 3 4
  2. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  3. Physiogenomic comparison of edema and BMI in patients receiving rosiglitazone or pioglitazone. (PMID: 18996102) RuaA+o G. … Hanks S. (Clin. Chim. Acta 2009) 3 48
  4. Microsatellite scan identifies new candidate genes for susceptibility to alcoholic chronic pancreatitis in Japanese patients. (PMID: 19096130) Kitahara K. … Ota M. (Dis. Markers 2008) 3 48
  5. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48

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