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Aliases for DCAF12 Gene

Aliases for DCAF12 Gene

  • DDB1 And CUL4 Associated Factor 12 2 3
  • KIAA1892 2 3 4
  • Testis Cancer Centrosome-Related Protein 3 4
  • Centrosome-Related Protein TCC52 3 4
  • WD Repeat-Containing Protein 40A 3 4
  • Cancer/Testis Antigen 102 2 3
  • WD Repeat Domain 40A 2 3
  • WDR40A 3 4
  • TCC52 3 4
  • DDB1- And CUL4-Associated Factor 12 3
  • CT102 3

External Ids for DCAF12 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DCAF12 Gene

  • KIAA1892
  • WDR40A

Summaries for DCAF12 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DCAF12 Gene

  • This gene encodes a WD repeat-containing protein that interacts with the COP9 signalosome, a macromolecular complex that interacts with cullin-RING E3 ligases and regulates their activity by hydrolyzing cullin-Nedd8 conjugates. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2009]

GeneCards Summary for DCAF12 Gene

DCAF12 (DDB1 And CUL4 Associated Factor 12) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is DCAF12L1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF12 Gene

  • May function as a substrate receptor for CUL4-DDB1 E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DCAF12 Gene

Genomics for DCAF12 Gene

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Genomic Location for DCAF12 Gene

34,086,383 bp from pter
34,127,399 bp from pter
41,017 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for DCAF12 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for DCAF12 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for DCAF12 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for DCAF12 Gene

Proteins for DCAF12 Gene

  • Protein details for DCAF12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    DDB1- and CUL4-associated factor 12
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8KA70
    • D3DRL6
    • Q5T6E9
    • Q5T6F1
    • Q6P3V0
    • Q7L4F8
    • Q96PZ5
    • Q9NXA9
    • Q9UFJ1

    Protein attributes for DCAF12 Gene

    453 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    50517 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with DDB1.
    • Sequence=BAA91106.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=27; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB67785.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI15300.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI15302.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for DCAF12 Gene

neXtProt entry for DCAF12 Gene

Proteomics data for DCAF12 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DCAF12 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DCAF12 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for DCAF12

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DCAF12 Gene

Domains for DCAF12 Gene

Gene Families for DCAF12 Gene

  • DCAF :DDB1 and CUL4 associated factors
  • WDR :WD repeat domain containing

Protein Domains for DCAF12 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DCAF12 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q5T6F0
  • Belongs to the WD repeat DCAF12 family.
  • Contains 6 WD repeats.
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Function for DCAF12 Gene

Molecular function for DCAF12 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May function as a substrate receptor for CUL4-DDB1 E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DCAF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for DCAF12 Gene

Localization for DCAF12 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF12 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton, microtubule organizing center, centrosome.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DCAF12 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DCAF12 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
nucleus 3
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DCAF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 18957058
GO:0005813 centrosome IDA 18957058
GO:0080008 Cul4-RING E3 ubiquitin ligase complex IDA 16949367
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Pathways for DCAF12 Gene

SuperPathways for DCAF12 Gene

No Data Available

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q5T6F0-DCA12_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; protein ubiquitination

Interacting Proteins for DCAF12 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DCAF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016567 protein ubiquitination IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DCAF12: view

No data available for Pathways by source for DCAF12 Gene

Transcripts for DCAF12 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DCAF12 Gene

DDB1 and CUL4 associated factor 12:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DCAF12 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DCAF12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DCAF12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DCAF12 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for DCAF12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (9.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for DCAF12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Synovial fluid (63.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for DCAF12 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DCAF12 Gene Hs.493750

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DCAF12 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in lung cancer tissues and some cancer cell lines. Restricted expression in normal testis.
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Expression partners for DCAF12 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for DCAF12 Gene

Orthologs for DCAF12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for DCAF12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DCAF12 35
  • 93.89 (n)
  • 98.01 (a)
DCAF12 36
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DCAF12 35
  • 94.19 (n)
  • 99.34 (a)
DCAF12 36
  • 99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dcaf12 35
  • 91.61 (n)
  • 98.45 (a)
Dcaf12 16
Dcaf12 36
  • 98 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DCAF12 35
  • 99.77 (n)
  • 99.31 (a)
DCAF12 36
  • 95 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC682812 35
  • 83.22 (n)
  • 88.29 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DCAF12 36
  • 89 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia DCAF12 36
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DCAF12 35
  • 80.5 (n)
  • 91.27 (a)
DCAF12 36
  • 90 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DCAF12 36
  • 92 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia dcaf12 35
  • 73.69 (n)
  • 80.04 (a)
MGC76023 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.3728 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii dcaf12 35
  • 68.83 (n)
  • 77.35 (a)
dcaf12 36
  • 70 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP002260 35
  • 51.74 (n)
  • 47.14 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG3313 35
  • 51.2 (n)
  • 43.75 (a)
CG3313 36
  • 38 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DCAF12:
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for DCAF12 Gene

Gene Tree for DCAF12 (if available)
Gene Tree for DCAF12 (if available)

Paralogs for DCAF12 Gene

Paralogs for DCAF12 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for DCAF12 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for DCAF12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DCAF12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1378 -- 34,107,506(-) GACCG(A/G)GAGCC synonymous-codon, reference
rs1052656 -- 34,087,362(-) CCCCC(A/G)TGGCT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1052694 -- 34,086,582(-) GATTT(C/T)TTAGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1980886 -- 34,101,103(-) CAGAG(C/T)CAGAA intron-variant
rs1980887 -- 34,100,919(-) GCTCA(C/T)GCCTT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DCAF12 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv893028 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv520467 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv893030 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv893033 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv6525 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv819806 CNV Gain 19587683
dgv1336e199 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv509300 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv2676427 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv1229280 CNV Insertion 17803354

Relevant External Links for DCAF12 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF12 Gene

Disorders for DCAF12 Gene

No disorders were found for DCAF12 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for DCAF12 Gene

Publications for DCAF12 Gene

  1. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XXI. The complete sequences of 60 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins. (PMID: 11572484) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 2001) 2 3 4
  2. Large-scale concatenation cDNA sequencing. (PMID: 9110174) Yu W. … Gibbs R.A. (Genome Res. 1997) 2 3
  3. A family of diverse Cul4-Ddb1-interacting proteins includes Cdt2, which is required for S phase destruction of the replication factor Cdt1. (PMID: 16949367) Jin J. … Walter J.C. (Mol. Cell 2006) 3 4
  4. Molecular architecture and assembly of the DDB1-CUL4A ubiquitin ligase machinery. (PMID: 16964240) Angers S. … Zheng N. (Nature 2006) 3 4
  5. Novel centrosome protein, TCC52, is a cancer-testis antigen. (PMID: 18957058) Li S. … He D. (Cancer Sci. 2008) 3 4

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