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Aliases for DDX53 Gene

Aliases for DDX53 Gene

  • DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) Box Polypeptide 53 2 3
  • Cancer/Testis Antigen 26 2 3 4
  • Cancer-Associated Gene Protein 3 4
  • DEAD Box Protein 53 3 4
  • CAGE 3 4
  • CT26 3 4
  • Probable ATP-Dependent RNA Helicase DDX53 3
  • Cancer Associated Gene 2
  • DEAD-Box Protein CAGE 3
  • DEAD Box Protein CAGE 4
  • EC 4
  • EC 3.6.1 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DDX53 Gene

  • GC0XU900468
  • GC0XP022379
  • GC0XP022777
  • GC0XP022927
  • GC0XP020758

Summaries for DDX53 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DDX53 Gene

  • This intronless gene encodes a protein which contains several domains found in members of the DEAD-box helicase protein family. Other members of this protein family participate in ATP-dependent RNA unwinding. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]

GeneCards Summary for DDX53 Gene

DDX53 (DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) Box Polypeptide 53) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DDX53 include autism spectrum disorder. GO annotations related to this gene include RNA binding and ATP-dependent helicase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DDX43.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DDX53 Gene

Genomics for DDX53 Gene

Regulatory Elements for DDX53 Gene

Genomic Location for DDX53 Gene

22,999,961 bp from pter
23,003,589 bp from pter
3,629 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DDX53 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for DDX53 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DDX53 Gene

Proteins for DDX53 Gene

  • Protein details for DDX53 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase DDX53
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q0D2N2
    • Q6NVV4

    Protein attributes for DDX53 Gene

    631 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    71154 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for DDX53 Gene

neXtProt entry for DDX53 Gene

Proteomics data for DDX53 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for DDX53 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DDX53 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DDX53 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains for DDX53 Gene

Gene Families for DDX53 Gene

  • DDX :DEAD-boxes

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DDX53 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q86TM3
  • Contains 1 helicase ATP-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 helicase C-terminal domain.
  • Contains 1 KH domain.
  • Belongs to the DEAD box helicase family.
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Function for DDX53 Gene

Molecular function for DDX53 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: ATP + H(2)O = ADP + phosphate

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for DDX53 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DDX53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003676 nucleic acid binding --
GO:0003723 RNA binding IEA --
GO:0004004 ATP-dependent RNA helicase activity IBA --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
GO:0008026 ATP-dependent helicase activity --
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Phenotypes for DDX53 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for DDX53:
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No data available for Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for DDX53 Gene

Localization for DDX53 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DDX53 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DDX53 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DDX53 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DDX53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005730 nucleolus IBA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IBA --
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Pathways for DDX53 Gene

SuperPathways for DDX53 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DDX53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006200 obsolete ATP catabolic process --
GO:0010501 RNA secondary structure unwinding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DDX53: view

No data available for Pathways by source for DDX53 Gene

Transcripts for DDX53 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DDX53 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for DDX53 Gene

DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box polypeptide 53:
Representative Sequences:

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for DDX53

Primer Products

  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DDX53 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DDX53 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DDX53 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DDX53 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for DDX53 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (51.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for DDX53 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DDX53 Gene Hs.434416

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DDX53 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in testis. Wide expression in various cancer tissues and cancer cell lines.
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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for DDX53 Gene

Orthologs for DDX53 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for DDX53 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DDX53 35
  • 98.57 (n)
  • 96.51 (a)
DDX53 36
  • 97 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DDX53 36
  • 68 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DDX53 35
  • 77.67 (n)
  • 69.07 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 56 (a)
-- 36
  • 56 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 60 (a)
-- 36
  • 63 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 36
  • 54 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 55 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ddx43 36
  • 46 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG7878 36
  • 39 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea Y54G11A.3 36
  • 38 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes DBP2 36
  • 35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DDX53:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)

Evolution for DDX53 Gene

Gene Tree for DDX53 (if available)
Gene Tree for DDX53 (if available)

Paralogs for DDX53 Gene

Paralogs for DDX53 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for DDX53 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for DDX53 Gene

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Variants for DDX53 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DDX53 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_052168 -
VAR_052169 -
VAR_052170 -
VAR_064707 -

Relevant External Links for DDX53 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DDX53 Gene

Disorders for DDX53 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for DDX53 Gene including...

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Relevant External Links for DDX53

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with DDX53: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DDX53 Gene

Publications for DDX53 Gene

  1. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  2. Identification and characterization of a novel cancer/testis antigen gene CAGE. (PMID: 11922625) Cho B. … Jeoung D.I. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2002) 3 4
  3. Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders. (PMID: 20531469) Pinto D. … Betancur C. (Nature 2010) 3 48
  4. Comparative structural analysis of human DEAD-box RNA helicases. (PMID: 20941364) Schutz P. … Schuler H. (PLoS ONE 2010) 3 4
  5. Systematic and quantitative assessment of the ubiquitin-modified proteome. (PMID: 21906983) Kim W. … Gygi S.P. (Mol. Cell 2011) 3

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