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Aliases for BCAR4 Gene

Subcategory (RNA class) for BCAR4 Gene

non-coding RNA

Quality Score for this RNA gene is


Aliases for BCAR4 Gene

  • Breast Cancer Anti-Estrogen Resistance 4 (Non-Protein Coding) 2 3 5
  • Breast Cancer Anti-Estrogen Resistance 4 2

External Ids for BCAR4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BCAR4 Gene

  • GC16U900561
  • GC16M011913
  • GC16M011830

Summaries for BCAR4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for BCAR4 Gene

  • This gene produces a spliced long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) that has been implicated in breast cancer metastasis. It was originally identified in a screen for genes responsible for the development of resistance to anti-estrogens in breast cancer cells. It is thought that release of CCL21 enables this lncRNA to bind to the SNIP1 and PNUTS transcription factors, thereby activating a non-canonical GLI-dependent hedgehog signaling pathway that promotes cancer cell migration and invasion. A similar gene in cow expresses a protein in mature oocytes and preimplantation embryos. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2015]

GeneCards Summary for BCAR4 Gene

BCAR4 (Breast Cancer Anti-Estrogen Resistance 4 (Non-Protein Coding)) is an RNA Gene, and is affiliated with the non-coding RNA class. Diseases associated with BCAR4 include Estrogen Resistance and Breast Cancer.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BCAR4 Gene

Genomics for BCAR4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for BCAR4 Gene

Enhancers for BCAR4 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around BCAR4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for BCAR4 Gene

11,819,829 bp from pter
11,828,845 bp from pter
9,017 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for BCAR4 Gene

Genes around BCAR4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
BCAR4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for BCAR4 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for BCAR4 Gene

Proteins for BCAR4 Gene

  • Protein details for BCAR4 Gene (UniProtKB/TrEMBL)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Breast cancer antiestrogen resistance 4 protein
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for BCAR4 Gene

    121 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    13174 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for BCAR4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for BCAR4 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BCAR4 Gene

Domains & Families for BCAR4 Gene

Protein Domains for BCAR4 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BCAR4 Gene

Function for BCAR4 Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for BCAR4 Gene

Localization for BCAR4 Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BCAR4 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for BCAR4 Gene

SuperPathways for BCAR4 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for BCAR4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BCAR4 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for BCAR4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for BCAR4 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for BCAR4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for BCAR4 Gene

Breast cancer anti-estrogen resistance 4 (non-protein coding):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BCAR4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for BCAR4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BCAR4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for BCAR4 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of BCAR4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BCAR4 Gene:

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BCAR4 Gene

Orthologs for BCAR4 Gene

Evolution for BCAR4 Gene

Gene Tree for BCAR4 (if available)
Gene Tree for BCAR4 (if available)

No data available for Orthologs for BCAR4 Gene

Paralogs for BCAR4 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for BCAR4 Gene

Variants for BCAR4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BCAR4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs8061972 -- 11,824,163(+) tgaca(C/G)agtga intron-variant
rs4429311 -- 11,826,089(+) AATGG(C/G)AAGTA intron-variant
rs4493057 -- 11,826,102(+) TATGT(A/C)TTTGC intron-variant
rs4561483 -- 11,826,180(+) TTTAC(A/G)GTATG intron-variant
rs4780403 -- 11,825,640(+) caggc(A/G)tgagc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BCAR4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv3637940 CNV loss 21293372
esv3637941 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1043909 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1120318 CNV tandem duplication 24896259

Relevant External Links for BCAR4 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Variation tolerance for BCAR4 Gene

Disorders for BCAR4 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for BCAR4 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
estrogen resistance
  • estrogen insensitivity
breast cancer
  • breast cancer, invasive ductal
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search BCAR4 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for BCAR4

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for BCAR4 Gene

Publications for BCAR4 Gene

  1. Breast-cancer anti-estrogen resistance 4 (BCAR4) encodes a novel maternal-effect protein in bovine and is expressed in the oocyte of humans and other non-rodent mammals. (PMID: 23202989) Angulo L. … Dalbies-Tran R. (Hum. Reprod. 2013) 2 3 65
  2. Functional screen for genes responsible for tamoxifen resistance in human breast cancer cells. (PMID: 16778085) Meijer D. … Dorssers L.C. (Mol. Cancer Res. 2006) 2 3 65
  3. LncRNA BCAR4 wires up signaling transduction in breast cancer. (PMID: 26016563) Xing Z. … Yang L. (RNA Biol 2015) 3 65
  4. Breast Cancer Anti-Estrogen Resistance 4 (BCAR4) Drives Proliferation of IPH-926 lobular Carcinoma Cells. (PMID: 26317614) van Agthoven T. … Christgen M. (PLoS ONE 2015) 3 65
  5. lncRNA directs cooperative epigenetic regulation downstream of chemokine signals. (PMID: 25416949) Xing Z. … Yang L. (Cell 2014) 3 65

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