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Aliases for CERS1 Gene

Aliases for CERS1 Gene

  • Ceramide Synthase 1 2 3
  • LASS1 3 4 6
  • UOG1 3 4 6
  • Longevity Assurance (LAG1, S. Cerevisiae) Homolog 1 2 3
  • Longevity Assurance Gene 1 Protein Homolog 1 3 4
  • Protein UOG-1 3 4
  • LAG1 3 4
  • LAG1 Longevity Assurance Homolog 1 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • LAG1 Longevity Assurance Homolog 1 4
  • LAG1 Homolog, Ceramide Synthase 1 2
  • Upstream Of GDF1 3
  • CerS1 4
  • EPM8 3

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Previous HGNC Symbols for CERS1 Gene

  • LASS1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CERS1 Gene

  • GC19M018982

Summaries for CERS1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CERS1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) family and the TGF-beta superfamily. This group of proteins is characterized by a polybasic proteolytic processing site that is cleaved to produce a mature protein containing seven conserved cysteine residues. Members of this family are regulators of cell growth and differentiation in both embryonic and adult tissues. Studies in yeast suggest that the encoded protein is involved in aging. This protein is transcribed from a monocistronic mRNA as well as a bicistronic mRNA, which also encodes growth differentiation factor 1. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for CERS1 Gene

CERS1 (Ceramide Synthase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Sphingolipid metabolism and Sphingolipid metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include sphingosine N-acyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CERS5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CERS1 Gene

  • May be either a bona fide (dihydro)ceramide synthase or a modulator of its activity. When overexpressed in cells is involved in the production of sphingolipids containing mainly one fatty acid donor (N-linked stearoyl- (C18) ceramide) in a fumonisin B1-independent manner (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for CERS1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CERS1 Gene

Genomics for CERS1 Gene

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Genomic Location for CERS1 Gene

Start:
18,868,545 bp from pter
End:
18,896,727 bp from pter
Size:
28,183 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for CERS1 Gene

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Genomic Location for CERS1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for CERS1 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for CERS1 Gene

Proteins for CERS1 Gene

  • Protein details for CERS1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P27544-CERS1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Ceramide synthase 1
    Protein Accession:
    P27544
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for CERS1 Gene

    Size:
    350 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39536 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    Miscellaneous:
    • This protein is produced by a bicistronic gene which also produces the GDF1 protein from a non-overlapping reading frame

    Alternative splice isoforms for CERS1 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for CERS1 Gene

Proteomics data for CERS1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CERS1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys318
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CERS1 Gene

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CERS1 Gene

Domains for CERS1 Gene

Protein Domains for CERS1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P27544

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

CERS1_HUMAN :
  • P27544
Domain:
  • Contains 1 TLC (TRAM/LAG1/CLN8) domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CERS1: view

No data available for Gene Families and Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CERS1 Gene

Function for CERS1 Gene

Molecular function for CERS1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: May be either a bona fide (dihydro)ceramide synthase or a modulator of its activity. When overexpressed in cells is involved in the production of sphingolipids containing mainly one fatty acid donor (N-linked stearoyl- (C18) ceramide) in a fumonisin B1-independent manner (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CERS1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
GO:0005125 cytokine activity --
GO:0008083 growth factor activity --
GO:0050291 sphingosine N-acyltransferase activity ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CERS1: view
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Animal Models for CERS1 Gene

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miRNA for CERS1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target CERS1

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for CERS1 Gene

Localization for CERS1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CERS1 Gene

Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.
Isoform 1: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Note=Isoform 1 may recycle from the Golgi to the endoplasmic reticulum.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CERS1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space --
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum IDA 17699106
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane TAS --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CERS1: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for CERS1 Gene

Pathways for CERS1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with CERS1: view

Pathways by source for CERS1 Gene

Interacting Proteins for CERS1 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: P27544-CERS1_HUMAN for CERS1 Gene via MINT I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CERS1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006665 sphingolipid metabolic process TAS --
GO:0030148 sphingolipid biosynthetic process TAS --
GO:0035690 cellular response to drug IDA 19800881
GO:0036146 cellular response to mycotoxin IDA 12105227
GO:0040007 growth --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CERS1: view

Compounds for CERS1 Gene

(2) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for CERS1 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
dihydroceramide 92.7 3
ceramide 77 7
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with CERS1: view

Transcripts for CERS1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CERS1 Gene

Ceramide synthase 1:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CERS1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CERS1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
CERS1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
CERS1

Expression for CERS1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CERS1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CERS1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (8.5), Brain - Cortex (5.2), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (4.3), and Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (4.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for CERS1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CERS1 Gene Hs.412355

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CERS1 Gene

Orthologs for CERS1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CERS1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CERS1 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
LASS1 35
  • 98.08 (n)
  • 96.67 (a)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CERS1 35
  • 88.46 (n)
  • 90.15 (a)
LASS1 36
  • 75 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CERS1 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cers1 35
  • 80.71 (n)
  • 82.49 (a)
Cers1 16
Cers1 36
  • 81 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CERS1 36
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CERS1 36
  • 79 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Cers1 35
  • 80.81 (n)
  • 81.9 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CERS1 35
  • 75.27 (n)
  • 72.11 (a)
CERS1 36
  • 72 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia cers1 35
  • 61.56 (n)
  • 63.36 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii cers1 35
  • 63.19 (n)
  • 56.85 (a)
cers1 36
  • 53 (a)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea lagr-1 35
  • 45.96 (n)
  • 40.15 (a)
lagr-1 36
  • 29 (a)
OneToOne
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 41 (a)
OneToMany
-- 36
  • 40 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for CERS1:
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 CERS1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for CERS1 (if available)
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Gene Tree for CERS1 (if available)

Paralogs for CERS1 Gene

Paralogs for CERS1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for CERS1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for CERS1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CERS1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs886853 -- 18,898,661(+) GGGGG(C/T)GGGGG upstream-variant-2KB
rs71168780 -- 18,898,553(+) CCCCC(-/C)ACCCA upstream-variant-2KB
rs71336702 -- 18,898,547(+) AGTGT(-/C)CCCCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs139421035 -- 18,898,498(+) CAGCT(-/G)GGGGA upstream-variant-2KB
rs147841081 -- 18,898,316(+) AGCCA(C/T)CTCCC upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CERS1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3786n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833777 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv3787n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv911299 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv470132 CNV Loss 18288195
nsv828473 CNV Gain 20364138
dgv3788n71 CNV Loss 21882294
esv28733 CNV Loss 19812545

Relevant External Links for CERS1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
CERS1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CERS1 Gene

Disorders for CERS1 Gene

No disorders were found for CERS1 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CERS1 Gene

Publications for CERS1 Gene

  1. Expression of growth/differentiation factor 1 in the nervous system: conservation of a bicistronic structure. (PMID: 2034669) Lee S.-J. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1991) 2 3 4
  2. Homologs of the yeast longevity gene LAG1 in Caenorhabditis elegans and human. (PMID: 9872981) Jiang J.C. … Jazwinski S.M. (Genome Res. 1998) 2 3 4
  3. The DNA sequence and biology of human chromosome 19. (PMID: 15057824) Grimwood J. … Lucas S.M. (Nature 2004) 3 4
  4. Upstream of growth and differentiation factor 1 (uog1), a mammalian homolog of the yeast longevity assurance gene 1 (LAG1), regulates N-stearoyl-sphinganine (C18-(dihydro)ceramide) synthesis in a fumonisin B1-independent manner in mammalian cells. (PMID: 12105227) Venkataraman K. … Futerman A.H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 3 23
  5. Human homologues of LAG1 reconstitute Acyl-CoA-dependent ceramide synthesis in yeast. (PMID: 12869556) Guillas I. … Conzelmann A. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 23

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