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Aliases for DRGX Gene

Aliases for DRGX Gene

  • Dorsal Root Ganglia Homeobox 2 3 5
  • Paired-Like Homeodomain Trancription Factor DRG11 2 3
  • Paired Related Homeobox-Like 1 2 3
  • PRRXL1 3 4
  • Paired-Related Homeobox Protein-Like 1 4
  • DRG11 3

External Ids for DRGX Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DRGX Gene

  • PRRXL1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DRGX Gene

  • GC10M050243
  • GC10M050573
  • GC10M044838

Summaries for DRGX Gene

GeneCards Summary for DRGX Gene

DRGX (Dorsal Root Ganglia Homeobox) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is PRRX2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DRGX Gene

  • Transcription factor required for the formation of correct projections from nociceptive sensory neurons to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord and normal perception of pain.

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

Genomics for DRGX Gene

Regulatory Elements for DRGX Gene

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

Genomic Location for DRGX Gene

49,364,066 bp from pter
49,396,016 bp from pter
31,951 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for DRGX Gene

Genes around DRGX on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for DRGX Gene

Proteins for DRGX Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Dorsal root ganglia homeobox protein
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for DRGX Gene

    263 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    28672 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with RGMB.

neXtProt entry for DRGX Gene

Proteomics data for DRGX Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DRGX Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DRGX Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for DRGX
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for DRGX

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DRGX Gene

Domains & Families for DRGX Gene

Gene Families for DRGX Gene

Protein Domains for DRGX Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DRGX Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the paired homeobox family.
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the paired homeobox family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with DRGX: view

Function for DRGX Gene

Molecular function for DRGX Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor required for the formation of correct projections from nociceptive sensory neurons to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord and normal perception of pain.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with DRGX: view

Animal Model Products

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

Localization for DRGX Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DRGX Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DRGX Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DRGX gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DRGX Gene

Pathways & Interactions for DRGX Gene

SuperPathways for DRGX Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for DRGX Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DRGX Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001764 neuron migration IEA --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0007399 nervous system development IEA --
GO:0007409 axonogenesis IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DRGX: view

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

Drugs & Compounds for DRGX Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for DRGX Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DRGX Gene

(4) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(0) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for DRGX Gene

Dorsal root ganglia homeobox:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DRGX Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DRGX Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DRGX Gene

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

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x22.5), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x6.7), and Brain - Cortex (x6.1).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DRGX Gene Hs.534530

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with DRGX: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for DRGX Gene

Orthologs for DRGX Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for DRGX Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DRGX 35
  • 89.1 (n)
  • 95.82 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DRGX 35
  • 86.95 (n)
  • 94.3 (a)
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DRGX 35
  • 99.08 (n)
  • 99.21 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Drgx 35
  • 89.35 (n)
  • 95.06 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DRGX 36
  • 88 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Prrxl1 36
  • 78 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia DRGX 36
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DRGX 35
  • 76.79 (n)
  • 85.77 (a)
DRG11 36
  • 84 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DRGX 36
  • 77 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia drgx 35
  • 69.11 (n)
  • 76.06 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii drgx 35
  • 72.8 (n)
  • 83.26 (a)
drgx 36
  • 66 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG34340 36
  • 17 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea alr-1 36
  • 20 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DRGX:
  • 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)
  • 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 DRGX Gene

Gene Tree for DRGX (if available)
Gene Tree for DRGX (if available)

Paralogs for DRGX Gene

Paralogs for DRGX Gene

(9) SIMAP similar genes for DRGX Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with DRGX: view

Variants for DRGX Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DRGX Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1570645 -- 49,384,617(+) ACAGA(C/T)GTTTG intron-variant
rs1924495 -- 49,379,276(+) TGAGT(A/T)AAACG intron-variant
rs1977293 -- 49,384,773(+) GCCCT(C/T)GGTCT intron-variant
rs1998592 -- 49,383,235(+) ACCAC(A/G)CTACC intron-variant
rs877517 -- 49,367,752(-) GGGAC(A/G)CAAGT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv7203 OTHER Inversion 18451855
nsv895365 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv895369 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv895375 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv526843 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv895377 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for DRGX Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 48.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.52; 29.59% 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 DRGX Gene

Disorders for DRGX Gene

Relevant External Links for DRGX

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for DRGX Gene.

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

Publications for DRGX Gene

  1. A genome-wide association study of inflammatory biomarker changes in response to fenofibrate treatment in the Genetics of Lipid Lowering Drug and Diet Network. (PMID: 22228203) Aslibekyan S. … Arnett D.K. (Pharmacogenet. Genomics 2012) 3 48 67
  2. Identification by differential RT-PCR of a novel paired homeodomain protein specifically expressed in sensory neurons and a subset of their CNS targets. (PMID: 7496632) Saito T. … Anderson D.J. (Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 1995) 2 3
  3. Genome-wide association analysis of Sasang constitution in the Korean population. (PMID: 22394158) Kim B.Y. … Kim J.Y. (J Altern Complement Med 2012) 3

Products for DRGX Gene

Sources for DRGX Gene