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Aliases for CAMTA1 Gene

Aliases for CAMTA1 Gene

  • Calmodulin Binding Transcription Activator 1 2 3 5
  • KIAA0833 4
  • CANPMR 3

External Ids for CAMTA1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CAMTA1 Gene

  • GC01P006422
  • GC01P006654
  • GC01P006554
  • GC01P006779
  • GC01P005994

Summaries for CAMTA1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for CAMTA1 Gene

CAMTA1 (Calmodulin Binding Transcription Activator 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CAMTA1 include Cerebellar Ataxia, Nonprogressive, With Mental Retardation and Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma. An important paralog of this gene is CAMTA2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CAMTA1 Gene

  • Transcriptional activator. May act as a tumor suppressor.

Gene Wiki entry for CAMTA1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CAMTA1 Gene

Genomics for CAMTA1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CAMTA1 Gene

Enhancers for CAMTA1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around CAMTA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for CAMTA1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around CAMTA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for CAMTA1 Gene

6,785,324 bp from pter
7,769,706 bp from pter
984,383 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for CAMTA1 Gene

Genes around CAMTA1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CAMTA1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CAMTA1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CAMTA1 Gene

Proteins for CAMTA1 Gene

  • Protein details for CAMTA1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Calmodulin-binding transcription activator 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A7MBM4
    • G3V3Z7
    • Q5VUE1
    • Q6V701
    • Q8WYI3
    • Q96S92

    Protein attributes for CAMTA1 Gene

    1673 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    183672 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • May interact with calmodulin.
    • A very small segment of 1p36 located within CAMTA1 is deleted in all oligodendroglial tumors with 1p LOH. This minimal deleted region (MDR) also overlaps the neuroblastoma 1p36 MDR. CAMTA1 shows no evidence of inactivation by somatic mutations.
    • Sequence=AAL39006.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA74856.3; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW71580.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CAMTA1 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for CAMTA1 Gene


neXtProt entry for CAMTA1 Gene

Proteomics data for CAMTA1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CAMTA1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CAMTA1 Gene

Domains & Families for CAMTA1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CAMTA1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 CG-1 DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the CAMTA family.
  • Contains 3 ANK repeats.
  • Contains 1 CG-1 DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 IPT/TIG domain.
  • Contains 3 IQ domains.
  • Belongs to the CAMTA family.
  • Contains 3 ANK repeats.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CAMTA1: view

No data available for Gene Families for CAMTA1 Gene

Function for CAMTA1 Gene

Molecular function for CAMTA1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional activator. May act as a tumor suppressor.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Detected at low levels at interphase and in resting cells. Up-regulated during S phase and mitosis. Levels decrease at the end of mitosis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CAMTA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0043565 sequence-specific DNA binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CAMTA1: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CAMTA1: view

Human Phenotype Ontology for CAMTA1 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for CAMTA1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CAMTA1:

Animal Model Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CAMTA1 Gene

Localization for CAMTA1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CAMTA1 Gene

Nucleus. Cytoplasm.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CAMTA1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CAMTA1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CAMTA1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CAMTA1 Gene

SuperPathways for CAMTA1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for CAMTA1 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000306522 Q9Y6Y1-CMTA1_HUMAN for CAMTA1 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CAMTA1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0050885 neuromuscular process controlling balance IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CAMTA1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for CAMTA1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CAMTA1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for CAMTA1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CAMTA1 Gene

Calmodulin binding transcription activator 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CAMTA1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20a · 20b ^ 21a ·
SP1: - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - -
SP5: - - - -
SP6: - - -
SP9: -

ExUns: 21b ^ 22 ^ 23 ^ 24 ^ 25a · 25b ^ 26a · 26b ^ 27 ^ 28 ^ 29 ^ 30
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for CAMTA1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CAMTA1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CAMTA1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CAMTA1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in CD8 Tcells (36.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for CAMTA1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CAMTA1 Gene Hs.397705

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CAMTA1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Normally expressed in non-neoplastic adult central nervous system tissues: detected in whole brain, cerebellum, brain cortex, occipital lobe, frontal lobe, temporal lobe, putamen. Expression levels are low in oligodendroglial tumors, and are reduced by half in oligodendroglioma and astrocytoma cases with 1p loss of heterozygosity. Detected in neuroblastic-type cultured neuroblastoma cells. Expressed in heart and kidney.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CAMTA1: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for CAMTA1 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for CAMTA1 Gene

Orthologs for CAMTA1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CAMTA1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CAMTA1 35
  • 91.13 (n)
  • 94.22 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CAMTA1 35
  • 92.75 (n)
  • 95.78 (a)
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Camta1 35
  • 90.18 (n)
  • 94.14 (a)
Camta1 16
Camta1 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CAMTA1 35
  • 94.67 (n)
  • 93.95 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Camta1 35
  • 89 (n)
  • 93.6 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 92 (a)
-- 36
  • 79 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CAMTA1 36
  • 84 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CAMTA1 35
  • 79.64 (n)
  • 86.25 (a)
  • 84 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CAMTA1 36
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia camta1 35
  • 74.09 (n)
  • 82.34 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii camta1a 35
  • 68.4 (n)
  • 71.47 (a)
camta1a 36
  • 60 (a)
CR847998.1 36
  • 57 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Camta 36
  • 16 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea camt-1 36
  • 13 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 32 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CAMTA1:
  • 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 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 CAMTA1 Gene

Gene Tree for CAMTA1 (if available)
Gene Tree for CAMTA1 (if available)

Paralogs for CAMTA1 Gene

Paralogs for CAMTA1 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for CAMTA1 Gene using alignment to 8 proteins: Pseudogenes for CAMTA1 Gene

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Variants for CAMTA1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CAMTA1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs41278952 - 7,737,443(+) CAGAA(C/G)CCCAG reference, missense
rs41278954 - 7,737,565(+) CACCA(A/C)CCCAG reference, missense
rs137974312 - 7,738,307(+) GGTGA(C/T)TGGAA reference, missense
rs8918 -- 6,888,144(-) CACTG(A/G)AGATA intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs175823 -- 6,786,492(+) CTCTC(C/T)GTTGA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CAMTA1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv871348 CNV Gain 21882294
esv1979443 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv2740139 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1086035 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv999225 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv25521 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv871178 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2740250 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2556451 CNV Insertion 19546169
nsv512714 CNV Insertion 21212237
esv1590628 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv28688 CNV Loss 19812545
esv2482000 CNV Insertion 19546169
esv988826 CNV Insertion 20482838
nsv519205 CNV Loss 19592680
esv990496 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv2740361 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740472 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2662615 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2444029 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2740584 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740695 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1124399 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2740806 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740917 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2741028 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2741139 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv462394 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv871273 CNV Gain 21882294
esv275496 CNV Loss 21479260
nsv1410 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv871464 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2666029 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv527338 CNV Loss 19592680
esv274189 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv269095 CNV Insertion 20981092
nsv831758 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
nsv871310 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv871370 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv522589 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv518903 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv870872 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2741250 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2741361 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv526782 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2661964 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2647714 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv1935214 CNV Deletion 18987734
nsv527595 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2741472 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2741695 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv13e201 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2741917 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2661908 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv826364 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv7991 CNV Gain 18304495
esv28432 CNV Gain+Loss 19812545
nsv820592 CNV Deletion 20802225
nsv826475 CNV Loss 20364138
esv2592830 CNV Deletion 19546169
nsv819302 CNV Loss 19587683
esv2190574 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv3915 CNV Deletion 18987735
esv2742028 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2657512 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv7233 CNV Loss 19470904
dgv10n67 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv826808 CNV Gain 20364138
dgv15e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv23816 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv512715 CNV Insertion 21212237
nsv870745 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2742139 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2742250 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2742361 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2742472 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2742583 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2659209 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv993163 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv2742694 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1611358 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2742806 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv520077 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2672475 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv871278 CNV Loss 21882294
esv1977744 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv8105 CNV Loss 19470904
nsv871889 CNV Loss 21882294
esv28595 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2671025 CNV Deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for CAMTA1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 6.67% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.36; 76.87% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for CAMTA1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CAMTA1 Gene

Disorders for CAMTA1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(10) MalaCards diseases for CAMTA1 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cerebellar ataxia, nonprogressive, with mental retardation
  • cerebellar ataxia, non-progressive, with mental retardation
epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
  • epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, malignant
histiocytoid hemangioma
  • angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
cerebellar hypoplasia and mental retardation with or without quadrupedal locomotion 1
  • vldlr-associated cerebellar hypoplasia
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Cerebellar ataxia, non-progressive, with mental retardation (CANPMR) [MIM:614756]: A neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by mildly delayed psychomotor development, early onset of cerebellar ataxia, and intellectual disability later in childhood and adult life. Other features may include neonatal hypotonia, dysarthria, and dysmetria. Brain imaging in some patients shows cerebellar atrophy. Dysmorphic facial features are variable. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22693284}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for CAMTA1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with CAMTA1: view

No data available for Genatlas for CAMTA1 Gene

Publications for CAMTA1 Gene

  1. A novel family of calmodulin-binding transcription activators in multicellular organisms. (PMID: 11925432) Bouche N. … Fromm H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 2 3 4 67
  2. Allelic variants of CAMTA1 and FLJ10737 within a commonly deleted region at 1p36 in neuroblastoma. (PMID: 17222547) Henrich K.-O. … Westermann F. (Eur. J. Cancer 2007) 3 23
  3. Calmodulin-binding transcription activator 1 (CAMTA1) alleles predispose human episodic memory performance. (PMID: 17470457) Huentelman M.J. … Stephan D.A. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2007) 3 23
  4. Cell cycle-dependent transcriptional regulation of calmodulin-binding transcription activator 1 in neuroblastoma cells. (PMID: 15138581) Nakatani K. … Nobori T. (Int. J. Oncol. 2004) 3 23
  5. Identification and characterization of FLJ10737 and CAMTA1 genes on the commonly deleted region of neuroblastoma at human chromosome 1p36.31-p36.23. (PMID: 12964007) Katoh M. … Katoh M. (Int. J. Oncol. 2003) 3 23

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