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Aliases for CTNNAL1 Gene

Aliases for CTNNAL1 Gene

  • Catenin Alpha Like 1 2 3
  • Catenin Alpha-Like 1 2 3 5
  • Catenin (Cadherin-Associated Protein), Alpha-Like 1 2 3
  • Alpha-Catenin-Related Protein 3 4
  • Catenin Alpha-Like Protein 1 3 4
  • Alpha2-Catulin 2 3
  • ACRP 3 4
  • Alpha-Catulin 2
  • Alpha-CATU 3
  • CLLP 3

External Ids for CTNNAL1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CTNNAL1 Gene

  • GC09M102503
  • GC09M103437
  • GC09M105162
  • GC09M107084
  • GC09M108784
  • GC09M110744
  • GC09M111704
  • GC09M081304

Summaries for CTNNAL1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for CTNNAL1 Gene

CTNNAL1 (Catenin Alpha Like 1) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity and cadherin binding. An important paralog of this gene is CTNNA3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CTNNAL1 Gene

  • May modulate the Rho pathway signaling by providing a scaffold for the Lbc Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (ARHGEF1).

Gene Wiki entry for CTNNAL1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CTNNAL1 Gene

Genomics for CTNNAL1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CTNNAL1 Gene

Enhancers for CTNNAL1 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 CTNNAL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for CTNNAL1 Gene

108,942,569 bp from pter
109,018,802 bp from pter
76,234 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CTNNAL1 Gene

Genes around CTNNAL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CTNNAL1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CTNNAL1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CTNNAL1 Gene

Proteins for CTNNAL1 Gene

  • Protein details for CTNNAL1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B5BU47
    • O76084
    • Q53FQ2
    • Q5JTQ7
    • Q5JTQ8
    • Q9Y401

    Protein attributes for CTNNAL1 Gene

    734 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    81896 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with ARHGEF1.

    Alternative splice isoforms for CTNNAL1 Gene


neXtProt entry for CTNNAL1 Gene

Proteomics data for CTNNAL1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CTNNAL1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for CTNNAL1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CTNNAL1 Gene

Domains & Families for CTNNAL1 Gene

Protein Domains for CTNNAL1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CTNNAL1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the vinculin/alpha-catenin family.
  • Belongs to the vinculin/alpha-catenin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CTNNAL1: view

No data available for Gene Families for CTNNAL1 Gene

Function for CTNNAL1 Gene

Molecular function for CTNNAL1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
catenin alpha-catulin-like 1,cadherin-associated protein,widely expressed,including pancreas,heart and skeletal muscle,neural tissues,homolog to alpha-catenin and vinculin
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May modulate the Rho pathway signaling by providing a scaffold for the Lbc Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (ARHGEF1).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Down-regulated in cancer pancreatic cells undergoing differentiation and apoptosis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CTNNAL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0051015 actin filament binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CTNNAL1: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CTNNAL1: view

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

miRNA for CTNNAL1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target CTNNAL1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CTNNAL1 Gene

Localization for CTNNAL1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CTNNAL1 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Cell membrane; Peripheral membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CTNNAL1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CTNNAL1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
cytoskeleton 4
plasma membrane 4
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CTNNAL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CTNNAL1: view

Pathways & Interactions for CTNNAL1 Gene

SuperPathways for CTNNAL1 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CTNNAL1 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for CTNNAL1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CTNNAL1 Gene

(3) Drugs for CTNNAL1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Guanosine diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine monophosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine triphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with CTNNAL1: view

Transcripts for CTNNAL1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CTNNAL1 Gene

Catenin (cadherin-associated protein), alpha-like 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CTNNAL1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16a · 16b ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19a · 19b
SP1: - -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for CTNNAL1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CTNNAL1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CTNNAL1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CTNNAL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal Gland (x9.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CTNNAL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone (29.8) and Cerebrospinal fluid (25.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for CTNNAL1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CTNNAL1 Gene Hs.58488

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CTNNAL1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Expressed at lower level in neural tissues and at the highest level in the adrenal gland.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CTNNAL1: view

Primer Products

No data available for Protein tissue co-expression partners for CTNNAL1 Gene

Orthologs for CTNNAL1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CTNNAL1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CTNNAL1 35
  • 92.26 (n)
  • 92.64 (a)
  • 92 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CTNNAL1 35
  • 92.56 (n)
  • 93.37 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ctnnal1 35
  • 85.08 (n)
  • 87.97 (a)
Ctnnal1 16
Ctnnal1 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CTNNAL1 35
  • 99.23 (n)
  • 99.32 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ctnnal1 35
  • 85.01 (n)
  • 87.43 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CTNNAL1 36
  • 78 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CTNNAL1 36
  • 66 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CTNNAL1 35
  • 76.1 (n)
  • 77.38 (a)
  • 72 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CTNNAL1 36
  • 68 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ctnnal1 35
  • 70.62 (n)
  • 72.07 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.11519 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ctnnal1 35
  • 62.93 (n)
  • 63.26 (a)
ctnnal1 36
  • 60 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta alpha-catenin-related 37
  • 28 (a)
alpha-catenin-related 35
  • 44.15 (n)
  • 32.31 (a)
alpha-catenin-related 36
  • 27 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011097 35
  • 48.81 (n)
  • 41.8 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ctn-1 37
  • 38 (a)
ctn-1 35
  • 50.82 (n)
  • 41.88 (a)
ctn-1 36
  • 35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CTNNAL1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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 CTNNAL1 Gene

Gene Tree for CTNNAL1 (if available)
Gene Tree for CTNNAL1 (if available)

Paralogs for CTNNAL1 Gene

Paralogs for CTNNAL1 Gene

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Variants for CTNNAL1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CTNNAL1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_020924 -
VAR_020925 -
rs7021366 - 108,965,390(+) TCCTT(C/G)AAACA nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs28361167 - 108,952,266(-) TGAGA(A/T)TGTTC nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
VAR_020928 -

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CTNNAL1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv6660 CNV Loss 18451855
esv2676852 CNV Deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for CTNNAL1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 63.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 9.59; 89.01% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for CTNNAL1 Gene

Disorders for CTNNAL1 Gene

Relevant External Links for CTNNAL1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for CTNNAL1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for CTNNAL1 Gene

Publications for CTNNAL1 Gene

  1. Identification and chromosomal localization of CTNNAL1, a novel protein homologous to alpha-catenin. (PMID: 9806841) Zhang J.-S. … Smith D.I. (Genomics 1998) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Wound repair and proliferation of bronchial epithelial cells regulated by CTNNAL1. (PMID: 17647259) Xiang Y. … Liu H.J. (J. Cell. Biochem. 2008) 3 23
  3. Alpha-catulin, a Rho signalling component, can regulate NF-kappaB through binding to IKK-beta, and confers resistance to apoptosis. (PMID: 17952117) Wiesner C. … de Martin R. (Oncogene 2008) 3 23
  4. Distinct activities of the alpha-catenin family, alpha-catulin and alpha-catenin, on beta-catenin-mediated signaling. (PMID: 14993280) Merdek K.D. … Toksoz D. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2004) 3 23
  5. Identification of proteins that interact with the central coiled-coil region of the human protein kinase NEK1. (PMID: 14690447) Surpili M.J. … Kobarg J. (Biochemistry 2003) 3 23

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