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Aliases for DSCR4 Gene

Aliases for DSCR4 Gene

  • Down Syndrome Critical Region 4 2 3
  • DSCRB 3 4 6
  • Down Syndrome Critical Region Protein B 3 4
  • DCRB 3 4
  • Down Syndrome Critical Region Protein 4 3
  • Down Syndrome Critical Region Gene 4 3

External Ids for DSCR4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DSCR4 Gene

  • GC21M036003
  • GC21M038346
  • GC21M038348
  • GC21M038245
  • GC21M039323
  • GC21M024899

Summaries for DSCR4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DSCR4 Gene

  • The gene is found in a region of chromosome 21 that has been linked to the pathogenesis of Down syndrome. This gene is transcribed from a bi-directional promoter located in an endogenous retrovirus. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2015]

GeneCards Summary for DSCR4 Gene

DSCR4 (Down Syndrome Critical Region 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DSCR4 include gestational choriocarcinoma and down syndrome.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DSCR4 Gene

Genomics for DSCR4 Gene

Genomic Location for DSCR4 Gene

37,951,425 bp from pter
38,121,360 bp from pter
169,936 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for DSCR4 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for DSCR4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DSCR4 Gene

Proteins for DSCR4 Gene

  • Protein details for DSCR4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Down syndrome critical region protein 4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q4VB31

    Protein attributes for DSCR4 Gene

    118 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    12955 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for DSCR4 Gene

Proteomics data for DSCR4 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DSCR4 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for DSCR4 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DSCR4 Gene

Domains for DSCR4 Gene

Protein Domains for DSCR4 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DSCR4 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DSCR4 Gene

Function for DSCR4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DSCR4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
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Phenotypes for DSCR4 Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for DSCR4 Gene

Localization for DSCR4 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DSCR4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DSCR4 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DSCR4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DSCR4: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DSCR4 Gene

Pathways for DSCR4 Gene

SuperPathways for DSCR4 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for DSCR4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DSCR4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DSCR4: view

No data available for Pathways by source for DSCR4 Gene

Transcripts for DSCR4 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DSCR4 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for DSCR4 Gene

Down syndrome critical region gene 4:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DSCR4 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7
SP2: - - - -

Relevant External Links for DSCR4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DSCR4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DSCR4 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for DSCR4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (49.6).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DSCR4 Gene Hs.744972

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DSCR4 Gene

Tissue specificity: Mainly expressed in placenta
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Protein expression for DSCR4 Gene

Orthologs for DSCR4 Gene

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

Orthologs for DSCR4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DSCR4 36
  • 64 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DSCR4:
  • 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 DSCR4 Gene

Gene Tree for DSCR4 (if available)
Gene Tree for DSCR4 (if available)

Paralogs for DSCR4 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for DSCR4 Gene

Variants for DSCR4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DSCR4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 21 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs721469 -- 38,119,108(-) aaaaa(A/C)aaaaa intron-variant
rs762149 -- 38,053,544(+) CTCTA(A/G)CTCCT downstream-variant-500B
rs933128 -- 38,058,349(+) ACAGT(A/T)GAACC intron-variant
rs933129 -- 38,058,544(+) TCATC(C/T)TCCCT intron-variant
rs983553 -- 38,055,400(+) TGAAT(A/C)TAAAC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DSCR4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2469159 CNV Insertion 19546169
nsv513573 CNV Insertion 21212237
esv2617743 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv4330 CNV Deletion 18987735
esv2723414 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv1009477 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv1674631 CNV Deletion 17803354
nsv834097 CNV Gain 17160897

Relevant External Links for DSCR4 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DSCR4 Gene

Disorders for DSCR4 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (2) Diseases for DSCR4 Gene including...

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(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for DSCR4 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DSCR4 Gene

Publications for DSCR4 Gene

  1. A novel gene isolated from human placenta located in Down syndrome critical region on chromosome 21. (PMID: 9455479) Nakamura A. … Sakaki Y. (DNA Res. 1997) 2 3 4
  2. 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
  3. Transcription of two human genes from a bidirectional endogenous retrovirus promoter. (PMID: 16288839) Dunn C.A. … Mager D.L. (Gene 2006) 3
  4. Analysis of the promoter region of human placenta-specific DSCR4 gene. (PMID: 18086574) Asai S. … Shimizu Y. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2008) 3
  5. Hypomethylated DSCR4 is a placenta-derived epigenetic marker for trisomy 21. (PMID: 21268042) Du Y. … Ma D. (Prenat. Diagn. 2011) 3

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