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Aliases for DCD Gene

Aliases for DCD Gene

  • Dermcidin 2 3
  • Preproteolysin 2 3 4
  • Diffusible Survival/Evasion Peptide 2 3
  • Proteolysis Inducing Factor 2 3
  • Survival Promoting Peptide 2 3
  • DSEP 3 4
  • AIDD 3 4
  • EC 3.4.-.- 4
  • DCD-1 3
  • HCAP 3
  • PIF 3

External Ids for DCD Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DCD Gene

  • GC12P049932
  • GC12M055152
  • GC12M054755
  • GC12M053324
  • GC12M055038
  • GC12M052076

Summaries for DCD Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DCD Gene

  • This antimicrobial gene encodes a secreted protein that is subsequently processed into mature peptides of distinct biological activities. The C-terminal peptide is constitutively expressed in sweat and has antibacterial and antifungal activities. The N-terminal peptide, also known as diffusible survival evasion peptide, promotes neural cell survival under conditions of severe oxidative stress. A glycosylated form of the N-terminal peptide may be associated with cachexia (muscle wasting) in cancer patients. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2014]

GeneCards Summary for DCD Gene

DCD (Dermcidin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DCD include root caries and burns. GO annotations related to this gene include peptidase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCD Gene

  • DCD-1 displays antimicrobial activity thereby limiting skin infection by potential pathogens in the first few hours after bacterial colonization. Highly effective against E.coli, E.faecalis, S.aureus and C.albicans. Optimal pH and salt concentration resemble the conditions in sweat. Also exhibits proteolytic activity

  • Survival-promoting peptide promotes survival of neurons and displays phosphatase activity. It may bind IgG

Gene Wiki entry for DCD Gene

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

Genomics for DCD Gene

Regulatory Elements for DCD Gene

Genomic Location for DCD Gene

Start:
54,644,591 bp from pter
End:
54,648,493 bp from pter
Size:
3,903 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for DCD Gene

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for DCD Gene

Proteins for DCD Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    P81605-DCD_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Dermcidin
    Protein Accession:
    P81605
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A5JHP2
    • A5JHP3
    • P58461
    • Q53YJ2

    Protein attributes for DCD Gene

    Size:
    110 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    11284 Da
    Cofactor:
    Name=Mn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29035; Note=Mn(2+) is required for survival-promoting peptide.;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for DCD Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for DCD Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for DCD Gene

Proteomics data for DCD Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DCD Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DCD Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DCD Gene

Domains for DCD Gene

Protein Domains for DCD Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DCD Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCD Gene

Function for DCD Gene

Molecular function for DCD Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: Preferential cleavage: Arg- -Xaa, Lys- -Xaa
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: DCD-1 displays antimicrobial activity thereby limiting skin infection by potential pathogens in the first few hours after bacterial colonization. Highly effective against E.coli, E.faecalis, S.aureus and C.albicans. Optimal pH and salt concentration resemble the conditions in sweat. Also exhibits proteolytic activity
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Survival-promoting peptide promotes survival of neurons and displays phosphatase activity. It may bind IgG

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for DCD Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DCD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0008233 peptidase activity IEA --
GO:0044822 poly(A) RNA binding IDA 22658674
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Phenotypes for DCD Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for DCD:
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miRNA for DCD Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target DCD

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No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for DCD Gene

Localization for DCD Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCD Gene

Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for DCD Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DCD gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DCD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IDA 9736629
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 19056867
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Pathways for DCD Gene

SuperPathways for DCD Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DCD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006508 proteolysis IEA --
GO:0031640 killing of cells of other organism IEA --
GO:0042742 defense response to bacterium IEA --
GO:0050832 defense response to fungus IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for DCD Gene

Compounds for DCD Gene

(1) HMDB Compounds for DCD Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Manganese
  • manganese
7439-96-5
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Transcripts for DCD Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DCD Gene

(8) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(7) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for DCD Gene

Dermcidin:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DCD Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
DCD
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
DCD

Expression for DCD Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DCD Gene

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

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (29.6) and Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (21.8).

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

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DCD Gene Hs.350570

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DCD Gene

P81605-DCD_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Specifically and constitutively expressed in eccrine sweat gland cells. Secreted into the sweat at a concentration of 1-10 micrograms/ml
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for DCD Gene

Orthologs for DCD Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of human and chimp.

Orthologs for DCD Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DCD 35
  • 99.7 (n)
  • 100 (a)
DCD 36
  • 83 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for DCD:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for DCD Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for DCD (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for DCD (if available)

Paralogs for DCD Gene

No data available for Paralogs for DCD Gene

Variants for DCD Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DCD Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs868690 -- 54,647,491(-) TAGAG(C/T)AGGTG intron-variant
rs903768 -- 54,647,295(-) TTGTG(A/T)AGCAG intron-variant
rs1495928 -- 54,646,721(-) TCAGG(A/G)TATCC intron-variant
rs2029851 -- 54,647,653(-) acact(A/G)tctgt intron-variant
rs2222876 -- 54,645,737(+) AATAA(A/T)AGCTA intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv832421 CNV Gain 17160897

Relevant External Links for DCD Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
DCD

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

Disorders for DCD Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (4) Diseases for DCD Gene including...

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(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for DCD Gene

(4) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for DCD Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
skin diseases 29.1 1
breast cancer 18.8 4
tumors 2.58 2
cancer 1.58 4

Relevant External Links for DCD

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
DCD
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
DCD
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCD Gene

Publications for DCD Gene

  1. Dermcidin: a novel human antibiotic peptide secreted by sweat glands. (PMID: 11694882) Schittek B. … Garbe C. (Nat. Immunol. 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Identification of dermcidin in human gestational tissue and characterization of its proteolytic activity. (PMID: 17448443) Lee Motoyama J.P. … Suzuki K. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2007) 3 4 23
  3. Analysis of the solution structure of the human antibiotic peptide dermcidin and its interaction with phospholipid vesicles. (PMID: 20510021) Jung H.H. … Kim J.I. (BMB Rep. 2010) 3 4 23
  4. Signal peptide prediction based on analysis of experimentally verified cleavage sites. (PMID: 15340161) Zhang Z. … Henzel W.J. (Protein Sci. 2004) 3 4
  5. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data and large-scale replication identifies additional susceptibility loci for type 2 diabetes. (PMID: 18372903) Zeggini E. … Altshuler D. (Nat. Genet. 2008) 3 48

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