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Aliases for CGN Gene

Aliases for CGN Gene

  • Cingulin 2 3
  • KIAA1319 4

External Ids for CGN Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CGN Gene

  • GC01P149325
  • GC01P147231
  • GC01P148258
  • GC01P148700
  • GC01P148296
  • GC01P149750
  • GC01P122861

Summaries for CGN Gene

GeneCards Summary for CGN Gene

CGN (Cingulin) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include actin binding and motor activity. An important paralog of this gene is CGNL1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CGN Gene

  • Probably plays a role in the formation and regulation of the tight junction (TJ) paracellular permeability barrier

Gene Wiki entry for CGN Gene

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

Genomics for CGN Gene

Regulatory Elements for CGN Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for CGN Gene

151,510,510 bp from pter
151,538,692 bp from pter
28,183 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for CGN Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for CGN Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CGN Gene

Proteins for CGN Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A6H8L3
    • A7MD22
    • Q5T386
    • Q9NR25

    Protein attributes for CGN Gene

    1197 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    136386 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer (By similarity). Interacts with TJP1/ZO-1.
    • Sequence=AAF74498.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAI52446.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA92557.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAF82696.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI16590.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW53434.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for CGN Gene


neXtProt entry for CGN Gene

Proteomics data for CGN Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CGN Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys461, Lys580, and Lys658
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CGN Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CGN Gene

Domains for CGN Gene

Protein Domains for CGN Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CGN Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9P2M7
  • Deletion of the ZO-1 interaction motif (ZIM) decreases but does not abolish colocalization with ZO-1
  • Belongs to the cingulin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CGN: view

No data available for Gene Families for CGN Gene

Function for CGN Gene

Molecular function for CGN Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probably plays a role in the formation and regulation of the tight junction (TJ) paracellular permeability barrier

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CGN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003774 motor activity IEA --
GO:0003779 actin binding ISS --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11042084
GO:0008017 microtubule binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CGN: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CGN: view

Animal Models for CGN Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CGN:
  • Cgn tm1.1Citi

miRNA for CGN Gene

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

Localization for CGN Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CGN Gene

Cell junction, tight junction. Note=Localizes to the apical junction complex composed of tight and adherens junctions. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CGN Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CGN gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
golgi apparatus 3
nucleus 3
plasma membrane 3
cytoskeleton 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CGN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005923 bicellular tight junction NAS 12529927
GO:0016459 myosin complex IEA --
GO:0030054 cell junction TAS --
GO:0043296 apical junction complex --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CGN: view

Pathways for CGN Gene

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

PCR Array Products

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CGN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000226 microtubule cytoskeleton organization IEA --
GO:0003382 epithelial cell morphogenesis IEA --
GO:0007179 transforming growth factor beta receptor signaling pathway TAS --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0008152 metabolic process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CGN: view

Compounds for CGN Gene

(4) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for CGN Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
biotin 30.6 1
calcium 22.2 5
cycloheximide 20.2 1
serine 10.5 1
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with CGN: view

Transcripts for CGN Gene

Unigene Clusters for CGN Gene

Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for CGN

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CGN Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CGN Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CGN Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Colon - Transverse (6.4) and Liver (5.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for CGN Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (23.5), Ovary (9.7), and Islet of Langerhans (6.6).

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CGN Gene Hs.591464

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CGN Gene

Tissue specificity: Localized on the cytoplasmic face of tight junctions of polarized epithelia and some endothelia. Expressed in pancreas, kidney, liver and lung, but not in skeletal muscle, placenta, brain or heart
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with CGN: view

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for Expression partners for CGN Gene

Orthologs for CGN Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for CGN Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CGN 35
  • 88.92 (n)
  • 88.11 (a)
CGN 36
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CGN 35
  • 87.51 (n)
  • 85.88 (a)
CGN 36
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cgn 35
  • 85.7 (n)
  • 87.07 (a)
Cgn 16
Cgn 36
  • 87 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CGN 35
  • 99.5 (n)
  • 99.09 (a)
CGN 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Cgn 35
  • 85.83 (n)
  • 86.11 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CGN 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CGN 36
  • 46 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CGN 35
  • 63.29 (n)
  • 56.88 (a)
CGN 36
  • 50 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia cgn 35
  • 62.19 (n)
  • 56.02 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii cgnb 35
  • 49.89 (n)
  • 40.32 (a)
cgna 36
  • 34 (a)
cgnb 36
  • 32 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CGN:
  • 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 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for CGN Gene

Gene Tree for CGN (if available)
Gene Tree for CGN (if available)

Paralogs for CGN Gene

Paralogs for CGN Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for CGN Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with CGN: view

Variants for CGN Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CGN Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1418823 -- 151,537,550(-) TGAAA(C/T)GTCCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1573129 -- 151,524,900(-) CCCTG(C/T)TCTTG intron-variant
rs1573130 -- 151,524,664(-) AGAAA(A/G)TAAAG intron-variant
rs1891594 -- 151,509,893(-) ttgtt(G/T)ttttt upstream-variant-2KB
rs2096232 -- 151,529,222(-) tagtt(C/T)ggcag intron-variant

Relevant External Links for CGN Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CGN Gene

Disorders for CGN Gene

(4) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for CGN Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
adenocarcinoma 9.21 2
metastasis 0.241 1
carcinoma squamous cell 0 2
tumors 0 2

Relevant External Links for CGN

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with CGN: view

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES and Genatlas for CGN Gene

Publications for CGN Gene

  1. Human and Xenopus cingulin share a modular organization of the coiled-coil rod domain: predictions for intra- and intermolecular assembly. (PMID: 11042084) Citi S. … Parry D.A.D. (J. Struct. Biol. 2000) 2 3 4 23
  2. Evidence for a functional interaction between cingulin and ZO-1 in cultured cells. (PMID: 12023291) D'Atri F. … Citi S. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 3 4 23
  3. Tight junctions of the blood-brain barrier: development, composition and regulation. (PMID: 12529927) Wolburg H. … Lippoldt A. (Vascul. Pharmacol. 2002) 2 3 23
  4. Binding of GEF-H1 to the tight junction-associated adaptor cingulin results in inhibition of Rho signaling and G1/S phase transition. (PMID: 15866167) Aijaz S. … Matter K. (Dev. Cell 2005) 3 23
  5. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3 4

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