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Aliases for DCAF17 Gene

Aliases for DCAF17 Gene

  • DDB1 And CUL4 Associated Factor 17 2 3 5
  • C2orf37 3 4
  • Chromosome 2 Open Reading Frame 37 2
  • Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome 2

External Ids for DCAF17 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DCAF17 Gene

  • C2orf37

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DCAF17 Gene

  • GC02P171999
  • GC02P172290
  • GC02P164177

Summaries for DCAF17 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DCAF17 Gene

  • This gene encodes a nuclear transmembrane protein that associates with cullin 4A/damaged DNA binding protein 1 ubiquitin ligase complex. Mutations in this gene are associated with Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]

GeneCards Summary for DCAF17 Gene

DCAF17 (DDB1 And CUL4 Associated Factor 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DCAF17 include Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome and Sakati Syndrome.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF17 Gene

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

Gene Wiki entry for DCAF17 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DCAF17 Gene

Genomics for DCAF17 Gene

Regulatory Elements for DCAF17 Gene

Enhancers for DCAF17 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 DCAF17 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for DCAF17 Gene

171,434,173 bp from pter
171,491,027 bp from pter
56,855 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DCAF17 Gene

Genes around DCAF17 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DCAF17 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DCAF17 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DCAF17 Gene

Proteins for DCAF17 Gene

  • Protein details for DCAF17 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    DDB1- and CUL4-associated factor 17
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RTW5
    • Q53TN3
    • Q9H908

    Protein attributes for DCAF17 Gene

    520 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    58778 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with DDB1, CUL4A and CUL4B.

    Alternative splice isoforms for DCAF17 Gene


neXtProt entry for DCAF17 Gene

Proteomics data for DCAF17 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DCAF17 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DCAF17 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DCAF17 Gene

Domains & Families for DCAF17 Gene

Gene Families for DCAF17 Gene

Protein Domains for DCAF17 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DCAF17 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF17 Gene

Function for DCAF17 Gene

Molecular function for DCAF17 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May function as a substrate receptor for CUL4-DDB1 E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase complex.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with DCAF17: view

Human Phenotype Ontology for DCAF17 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DCAF17 Gene

Localization for DCAF17 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCAF17 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Nucleus, nucleolus. Note=According to PubMed:19026396, it is a nucleolar protein, while sequence analysis programs clearly predict 2 transmembrane regions.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DCAF17 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DCAF17 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
mitochondrion 2
cytosol 1
extracellular 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DCAF17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0080008 Cul4-RING E3 ubiquitin ligase complex IDA 16949367
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Pathways & Interactions for DCAF17 Gene

SuperPathways for DCAF17 Gene

No Data Available

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q5H9S7-DCA17_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; protein ubiquitination.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DCAF17 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for DCAF17 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for DCAF17 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for DCAF17 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DCAF17 Gene

DDB1 and CUL4 associated factor 17:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DCAF17 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DCAF17 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DCAF17 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DCAF17 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DCAF17 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for DCAF17 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DCAF17 Gene Hs.659439

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DCAF17 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for DCAF17 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for DCAF17 Gene

Orthologs for DCAF17 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for DCAF17 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DCAF17 35
  • 88.84 (n)
  • 86.25 (a)
DCAF17 36
  • 85 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DCAF17 35
  • 93.9 (n)
  • 92.87 (a)
DCAF17 36
  • 88 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dcaf17 35
  • 89.64 (n)
  • 90.93 (a)
Dcaf17 16
Dcaf17 36
  • 90 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DCAF17 35
  • 99.68 (n)
  • 99.42 (a)
DCAF17 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Dcaf17 35
  • 89.43 (n)
  • 91.12 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DCAF17 36
  • 83 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia DCAF17 36
  • 82 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DCAF17 35
  • 74.4 (n)
  • 74.85 (a)
DCAF17 36
  • 70 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DCAF17 36
  • 64 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia dcaf17 35
  • 66.87 (n)
  • 64.8 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii dcaf17 35
  • 59.27 (n)
  • 52.02 (a)
dcaf17 36
  • 49 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DCAF17:
  • 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)
  • 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 DCAF17 Gene

Gene Tree for DCAF17 (if available)
Gene Tree for DCAF17 (if available)

Paralogs for DCAF17 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for DCAF17 Gene

Variants for DCAF17 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DCAF17 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs3731984 - 171,453,141(-) AAAAC(A/T)TGTTG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs1558936 -- 171,471,940(-) cctct(C/T)ggcct intron-variant
rs1558937 -- 171,471,939(-) ctctt(A/G)gcctc intron-variant
rs888428 -- 171,483,454(-) AGAAT(A/G)CAGAA intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1861899 -- 171,480,473(-) ATTTA(C/T)AATTG intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B

Variation tolerance for DCAF17 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 22.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.25; 52.73% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for DCAF17 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DCAF17 Gene

Disorders for DCAF17 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for DCAF17 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
woodhouse-sakati syndrome
  • weaver syndrome
sakati syndrome
  • sakati-nyhan syndrome
neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation disorders
  • hallervorden-spatz disease
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome (WoSaS) [MIM:241080]: Rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by hypogonadism, alopecia, diabetes mellitus, mental retardation, and extrapyramidal syndrome. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:19026396}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for DCAF17

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for DCAF17 Gene

Publications for DCAF17 Gene

  1. 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) 2 3 4 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Novel compound heterozygous frameshift mutations of C2orf37 in a familial Indian case of Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome. (PMID: 26440089) Abdulla M.C. … Musambil M. (J. Genet. 2015) 3
  4. The syndrome of deafness-dystonia: clinical and genetic heterogeneity. (PMID: 23418071) Kojovic M. … Bhatia K.P. (Mov. Disord. 2013) 3
  5. Alopecia and Hypotrichosis as Characteristic Findings in Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome: Report of a Family with Mutation in the C2orf37 Gene. (PMID: 24015686) Nanda A. … Betz R.C. (Pediatr Dermatol 2013) 3

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