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Aliases for CASZ1 Gene

Aliases for CASZ1 Gene

  • Castor Zinc Finger 1 2 3
  • Zinc Finger Protein 693 2 3 4
  • SRG 3 4 6
  • Castor-Related Protein 3 4
  • ZNF693 3 4
  • CST 3 4
  • Castor Homolog 1, Zinc Finger (Drosophila) 2
  • Zinc Finger Protein Castor Homolog 1 3
  • Putative Survival-Related Protein 4
  • Castor Homolog 1, Zinc Finger 3
  • Survival Related Gene 2
  • Survival-Related 3
  • DJ734G22.1 3
  • CAS11 3

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Summaries for CASZ1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CASZ1 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a zinc finger transcription factor. The encoded protein may function as a tumor suppressor, and single nucleotide polymorphisms in this gene are associated with blood pressure variation. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants that encode different protein isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2012]

GeneCards Summary for CASZ1 Gene

CASZ1 (Castor Zinc Finger 1) is a Protein Coding gene.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CASZ1 Gene

  • Transcription factor involved in vascular assembly and morphogenesis through direct transcriptional regulation of EGFL7.

Gene Wiki entry for CASZ1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CASZ1 Gene

Genomics for CASZ1 Gene

Genomic Location for CASZ1 Gene

10,636,604 bp from pter
10,796,676 bp from pter
160,073 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CASZ1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for CASZ1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for CASZ1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CASZ1 Gene

Proteins for CASZ1 Gene

  • Protein details for CASZ1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc finger protein castor homolog 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q078S9
    • Q2EN02
    • Q5T9S1
    • Q6ZNM8
    • Q8WX49
    • Q8WX50
    • Q9BT16
    • Q9NXC6

    Protein attributes for CASZ1 Gene

    1759 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    190069 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Endothelial cells depleted in CASZ1 by siRNAs display dramatic alterations in adhesion, morphology and sprouting; normal behavior can be rescued by restoration of EGFL7 expression. The defects are in part due to diminished RhoA expression and impaired focal adhesion localization
    • Sequence=ABD14411.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of CDS.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA91089.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAC85474.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of CDS.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for CASZ1 Gene


neXtProt entry for CASZ1 Gene

Proteomics data for CASZ1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CASZ1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for CASZ1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CASZ1 Gene

Domains for CASZ1 Gene

Gene Families for CASZ1 Gene

  • ZNF :Zinc fingers, C2H2-type

Protein Domains for CASZ1 Gene



  • Contains 8 C2H2-type zinc fingers.:
    • Q86V15
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Function for CASZ1 Gene

Molecular function for CASZ1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Transcription factor involved in vascular assembly and morphogenesis through direct transcriptional regulation of EGFL7.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CASZ1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for CASZ1 Gene

Localization for CASZ1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CASZ1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CASZ1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CASZ1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CASZ1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0043231 intracellular membrane-bounded organelle IDA --
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Pathways for CASZ1 Gene

SuperPathways for CASZ1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for CASZ1 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000366221 for CASZ1 Gene via STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CASZ1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0007275 multicellular organismal development IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for CASZ1 Gene

Transcripts for CASZ1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CASZ1 Gene

Castor zinc finger 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CASZ1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CASZ1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CASZ1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CASZ1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CASZ1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (5.6) and Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (5.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for CASZ1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CASZ1 Gene Hs.439894

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CASZ1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in heart, lung, skeletal muscle, pancreas, testis, small intestine, and stomach, but it is not detectable in the adult brain.
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Orthologs for CASZ1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CASZ1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CASZ1 36
  • 98.37 (n)
  • 98.01 (a)
CASZ1 37
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CASZ1 36
  • 91.32 (n)
  • 92.48 (a)
CASZ1 37
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CASZ1 36
  • 90.16 (n)
  • 91.59 (a)
CASZ1 37
  • 81 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Casz1 36
  • 88.33 (n)
  • 91.43 (a)
Casz1 16
Casz1 37
  • 89 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CASZ1 37
  • 67 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CASZ1 37
  • 81 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Casz1 36
  • 88.14 (n)
  • 91.78 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CASZ1 36
  • 77.89 (n)
  • 80.41 (a)
CASZ1 37
  • 74 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CASZ1 37
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia casz1 36
  • 66.37 (n)
  • 71.33 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii casz1 36
  • 70.08 (n)
  • 71.61 (a)
casz1 37
  • 66 (a)
wufc21h10 36
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta cas 37
  • 25 (a)
CG7512 37
  • 24 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 37
  • 36 (a)
CSA.2018 37
  • 24 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CASZ1:
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for CASZ1 Gene

Gene Tree for CASZ1 (if available)
Gene Tree for CASZ1 (if available)

Paralogs for CASZ1 Gene Pseudogenes for CASZ1 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for CASZ1 Gene

Variants for CASZ1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CASZ1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs67969 -- 10,689,140(+) AAAAG(C/T)GTTGG intron-variant
rs166911 -- 10,717,725(-) GGTGC(C/T)GGCAG intron-variant
rs166912 -- 10,711,716(-) gacag(A/G)ctcca intron-variant
rs166913 -- 10,729,577(-) tttgc(A/G)aactg intron-variant
rs166914 -- 10,700,018(+) agaca(C/G)agaaa intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CASZ1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv4n27 CNV Loss 19166990
esv29966 CNV Loss 17803354
nsv828030 CNV Gain 20364138
dgv133n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv134n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv135n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv464949 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv525693 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv870849 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv828141 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv828252 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv828364 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv436924 CNV Loss 16327808
nsv871904 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv832314 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv438081 CNV Loss 16468122
nsv508858 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv818888 CNV Loss 17921354
esv2743697 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv997282 CNV Deletion 20482838
dgv18e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv19e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv8546 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv465172 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv871905 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv465283 CNV Loss 19166990
essv11784 CNV CNV 17122850
esv2743708 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2743719 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv136n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv159406 CNV Insertion 16902084

Relevant External Links for CASZ1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

Disorders for CASZ1 Gene

Relevant External Links for CASZ1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CASZ1 Gene

Publications for CASZ1 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and characterization of human Castor, a novel human gene upregulated during cell differentiation. (PMID: 16631614) Liu Z. … Thiele C.J. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2006) 2 3 4
  2. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3 4
  3. Genome-wide association study of blood pressure and hypertension. (PMID: 19430479) Levy D. … van Duijn C.M. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 49
  4. Blood pressure and hypertension are associated with 7 loci in the Japanese population. (PMID: 20479155) Takeuchi F. … Kato N. (Circulation 2010) 3 49
  5. CASZ1, a candidate tumor-suppressor gene, suppresses neuroblastoma tumor growth through reprogramming gene expression. (PMID: 21252912) Liu Z. … Thiele C.J. (Cell Death Differ. 2011) 2 3

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