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Aliases for BZRAP1 Gene

Aliases for BZRAP1 Gene

  • Benzodiazepine Receptor (Peripheral) Associated Protein 1 2 3
  • RIMBP1 3 4 6
  • Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor-Interacting Protein 3 4
  • RIMS-Binding Protein 1 3 4
  • KIAA0612 4 6
  • RIM-BP1 3 4
  • PBR-IP 3 4
  • PRAX-1 3 4
  • PRAX1 3 6
  • Peripheral-Type Benzodiazepine Receptor-Associated Protein 1 3
  • Benzodiazapine Receptor (Peripheral) Associated Protein 1 3
  • Benzodiazapine Receptor Peripheral-Associated Protein 1 3
  • RBP1 4

External Ids for BZRAP1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BZRAP1 Gene

  • GC17M058860
  • GC17M056720
  • GC17M056853
  • GC17M053733
  • GC17M056379
  • GC17M051739

Summaries for BZRAP1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for BZRAP1 Gene

BZRAP1 (Benzodiazepine Receptor (Peripheral) Associated Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include benzodiazepine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is RIMBP3C.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BZRAP1 Gene

Genomics for BZRAP1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for BZRAP1 Gene

Genomic Location for BZRAP1 Gene

58,301,227 bp from pter
58,328,791 bp from pter
27,565 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for BZRAP1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for BZRAP1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for BZRAP1 Gene

Proteins for BZRAP1 Gene

  • Protein details for BZRAP1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor-associated protein 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O75111
    • Q8N5W3

    Protein attributes for BZRAP1 Gene

    1857 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    200051 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with RIMS1 and RIMS2 (By similarity). Interacts with BZRP.
    • Sequence=BAA31587.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for BZRAP1 Gene


neXtProt entry for BZRAP1 Gene

Proteomics data for BZRAP1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for BZRAP1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for BZRAP1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BZRAP1 Gene

Domains for BZRAP1 Gene

Protein Domains for BZRAP1 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • O95153
  • The SH3 and proline-rich domain is required for the interaction with BZRP and the second SH3 domain mediates binding to a proline-rich motif in RIMS1 and RIMS2.
  • Contains 3 fibronectin type-III domains.
  • Contains 3 SH3 domains.
  • Belongs to the RIMBP family.
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No data available for Gene Families for BZRAP1 Gene

Function for BZRAP1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BZRAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 21078624
GO:0030156 benzodiazepine receptor binding IPI 9915832
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miRNA for BZRAP1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target BZRAP1

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for BZRAP1 Gene

Localization for BZRAP1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BZRAP1 Gene

Cytoplasm. Mitochondrion. Note=Preferentially expressed in the mitochondria in the presence of BZRP.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for BZRAP1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for BZRAP1 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
nucleus 3
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BZRAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 9915832
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IDA 9915832
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
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Pathways for BZRAP1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BZRAP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007268 synaptic transmission TAS --
GO:0007269 neurotransmitter secretion TAS --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0014047 glutamate secretion TAS --
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Transcripts for BZRAP1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for BZRAP1 Gene

Benzodiazapine receptor (peripheral) associated protein 1:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BZRAP1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18a · 18b · 18c ^ 19 ^ 20a · 20b ^ 21 ^ 22 ^ 23 ^
SP2: -
SP4: - -

ExUns: 24 ^ 25 ^ 26 ^ 27a · 27b · 27c
SP5: - -
SP7: -

Relevant External Links for BZRAP1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BZRAP1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for BZRAP1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for BZRAP1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Amygdala (4.1) and Brain - Cortex (4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for BZRAP1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (55.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for BZRAP1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BZRAP1 Gene Hs.112499

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BZRAP1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Predominantly expressed in brain, pituitary gland and thymus in adults. In adult brain, highest expression found in temporal lobe and the putamen, followed by amygdala, caudate nucleus, cerebral cortex, occipital and frontal lobe. A high expression level is also observed in fetal tissues like brain, heart, kidney and thymus.
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Expression partners for BZRAP1 Gene

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Orthologs for BZRAP1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for BZRAP1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BZRAP1 35
  • 83.16 (n)
  • 80.58 (a)
  • 71 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BZRAP1 35
  • 86.5 (n)
  • 84.26 (a)
  • 84 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Bzrap1 35
  • 83.04 (n)
  • 81.85 (a)
Bzrap1 16
Bzrap1 36
  • 83 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BZRAP1 35
  • 96.88 (n)
  • 95.89 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Bzrap1 35
  • 83.13 (n)
  • 81.36 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BZRAP1 36
  • 62 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia BZRAP1 36
  • 47 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves BZRAP1 35
  • 62.46 (n)
  • 59.4 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 46 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia bzrap1 35
  • 62.26 (n)
  • 61.92 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rimbp2 36
  • 6 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Rbp 36
  • 18 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea tag-168 36
  • 21 (a)
Species with no ortholog for BZRAP1:
  • 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 BZRAP1 Gene

Gene Tree for BZRAP1 (if available)
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Paralogs for BZRAP1 Gene

Paralogs for BZRAP1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for BZRAP1 Gene using alignment to 6 proteins:

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Variants for BZRAP1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BZRAP1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1053809 -- 58,301,420(-) GGGTT(C/T)TCCGC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1053810 -- 58,301,400(-) ATCCA(A/C)TCCAT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1053811 -- 58,301,384(-) ACCCT(C/T)TGAGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs2057807 -- 58,308,148(-) CTCGC(A/G)GGCTG intron-variant
rs2072143 -- 58,316,187(-) AGGAC(A/G)TGGAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BZRAP1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv517229 CNV Gain+Loss 19592680
nsv509663 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv2109 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv908638 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3235n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv457859 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv470593 CNV Loss 18288195
nsv457860 CNV Loss 19166990

Relevant External Links for BZRAP1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BZRAP1 Gene

Disorders for BZRAP1 Gene

Relevant External Links for BZRAP1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for BZRAP1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for BZRAP1 Gene

Publications for BZRAP1 Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of PRAX-1. A new protein that specifically interacts with the peripheral benzodiazepine receptor. (PMID: 9915832) Galiegue S. … Casellas P. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 2 3 4 23
  2. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. X. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which can code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 9734811) Ishikawa K. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 1998) 2 3 4
  3. 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
  4. Genome-wide analyses of exonic copy number variants in a family-based study point to novel autism susceptibility genes. (PMID: 19557195) Bucan M. … Hakonarson H. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 48
  5. Comparison of an expanded ataxia interactome with patient medical records reveals a relationship between macular degeneration and ataxia. (PMID: 21078624) Kahle J.J. … Zoghbi H.Y. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2011) 3

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