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Aliases for ELN Gene

Aliases for ELN Gene

  • Elastin 2 3
  • Tropoelastin 2 3 4
  • Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis 2
  • Williams-Beuren Syndrome 2
  • SVAS 3
  • WBS 3
  • WS 3

External Ids for ELN Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ELN Gene

  • GC07P072082
  • GC07P072840
  • GC07P072854
  • GC07P072887
  • GC07P073080
  • GC07P073442
  • GC07P069326

Summaries for ELN Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ELN Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein that is one of the two components of elastic fibers. The encoded protein is rich in hydrophobic amino acids such as glycine and proline, which form mobile hydrophobic regions bounded by crosslinks between lysine residues. Deletions and mutations in this gene are associated with supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) and autosomal dominant cutis laxa. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ELN Gene

ELN (Elastin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ELN include cutis laxa, autosomal dominant and eln-related cutis laxa. Among its related pathways are Phospholipase-C Pathway and ERK Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix structural constituent and extracellular matrix constituent conferring elasticity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ELN Gene

  • Major structural protein of tissues such as aorta and nuchal ligament, which must expand rapidly and recover completely. Molecular determinant of the late arterial morphogenesis, stabilizing arterial structure by regulating proliferation and organization of vascular smooth muscle (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for ELN Gene

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

Genomics for ELN Gene

Regulatory Elements for ELN Gene

Genomic Location for ELN Gene

Chromosome:
7
Start:
74,027,772 bp from pter
End:
74,069,907 bp from pter
Size:
42,136 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for ELN Gene

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Genomic Location for ELN Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ELN Gene

Proteins for ELN Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    P15502-ELN_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Elastin
    Protein Accession:
    P15502
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KTS6
    • O15336
    • O15337
    • Q14233
    • Q14234
    • Q14235
    • Q14238
    • Q6P0L4
    • Q6ZWJ6
    • Q75MU5
    • Q7Z316
    • Q7Z3F5
    • Q9UMF5

    Protein attributes for ELN Gene

    Size:
    786 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    68469 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • The polymeric elastin chains are cross-linked together into an extensible 3D network. Forms a ternary complex with BGN and MFAP2. Interacts with MFAP2 via divalent cations (calcium > magnesium > manganese) in a dose-dependent and saturating manner. Interacts with FBLN5.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=CAD98065.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for ELN Gene

neXtProt entry for ELN Gene

Proteomics data for ELN Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ELN Gene

  • Elastin is formed through the cross-linking of its soluble precursor tropoelastin. Cross-linking is initiated through the action of lysyl oxidase on exposed lysines to form allysine. Subsequent spontaneous condensation reactions with other allysine or unmodified lysine residues result in various bi-, tri-, and tetrafunctional cross-links. The most abundant cross-links in mature elastin fibers are lysinonorleucine, allysine aldol, desmosine, and isodesmosine
  • Hydroxylation on proline residues within the sequence motif, GXPG, is most likely 4-hydroxy as this fits the requirement for 4-hydroxylation in vertebrates.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ELN Gene

Domains & Families for ELN Gene

Protein Domains for ELN Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P15502

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

ELN_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the elastin family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the elastin family.
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No data available for Gene Families for ELN Gene

Function for ELN Gene

Molecular function for ELN Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
elastin,expressed during third trimester of fetal development and early postnatal years,synthesized by the smooth muscle secreted as tropo-elastin,organized into insoluble polymers forming elastic lamellae around the arterial lumen
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Major structural protein of tissues such as aorta and nuchal ligament, which must expand rapidly and recover completely. Molecular determinant of the late arterial morphogenesis, stabilizing arterial structure by regulating proliferation and organization of vascular smooth muscle (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ELN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005201 extracellular matrix structural constituent IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11805834
GO:0050840 extracellular matrix binding --
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Animal Models for ELN Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ELN:

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

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ELN Gene

Localization for ELN Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ELN Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix. Note=Extracellular matrix of elastic fibers. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:17035250}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for ELN Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ELN gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
cytoskeleton 2
lysosome 2
nucleus 2
plasma membrane 2
vacuole 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ELN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix IEA --
GO:0005739 mitochondrion --
GO:0071953 elastic fiber IDA 7534784
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Pathways & Interactions for ELN Gene

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Pathways by source for ELN Gene

1 KEGG pathway for ELN Gene
1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for ELN Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for ELN Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ELN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007519 skeletal muscle tissue development --
GO:0007585 respiratory gaseous exchange TAS 9873040
GO:0008015 blood circulation TAS 8096434
GO:0008283 cell proliferation TAS 9607766
GO:0009887 organ morphogenesis TAS 9580666
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Drugs & Compounds for ELN Gene

(44) Drugs for ELN Gene - From: NovoSeek, HMDB, DrugBank, and DGIdb

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Bleomycin Approved Pharma 142
Calcium carbonate Approved Pharma 185
Chloramphenicol Approved Pharma 6
Dexamethasone Approved, Investigational Pharma Agonist 1806
Doxycycline Approved, Investigational Pharma 204

(85) Additional Compounds for ELN Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
(4-Aminophenyl)mercuric acetate
1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)carbodiimide hydrochloride
Actinomycin D
Agar
ALGINATE
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Transcripts for ELN Gene

Unigene Clusters for ELN Gene

Elastin:
Representative Sequences:

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

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16a ·
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ExUns: 16b ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20a · 20b · 20c · 20d ^ 21 ^ 22a · 22b · 22c · 22d · 22e ^ 23a · 23b ^ 24 ^ 25 ^ 26a · 26b ^ 27 ^ 28 ^ 29a · 29b ^ 30 ^ 31 ^
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Relevant External Links for ELN Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ELN
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
ELN

Expression for ELN Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ELN Gene

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

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Aorta (x14.2), Artery - Coronary (x7.2), and Artery - Tibial (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ELN Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus (18.3), Skin (10.4), Gallbladder (9.6), and Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (7.1).

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



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ELN Gene Hs.647061

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ELN Gene

P15502-ELN_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed within the outer myometrial smooth muscle and throughout the arteriolar tree of uterus (at protein level). Also expressed in the large arteries, lung and skin.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for ELN Gene

- Elite partner

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

Orthologs for ELN Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ELN Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Eln 16
Eln 36
  • 59 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ELN 36
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ELN 36
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ELN 36
  • 51 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ELN 36
  • 46 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ELN 36
  • 95 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ELN 36
  • 45 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ELN 36
  • 52 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for ELN:
  • 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)
  • 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 ELN Gene

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

Paralogs for ELN Gene

No data available for Paralogs for ELN Gene

Variants for ELN Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ELN Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs8326 -- 74,069,359(+) CCATC(C/G)GTCCG utr-variant-3-prime
rs868005 -- 74,030,784(-) CAGGG(A/G)TTCTT intron-variant
rs870424 -- 74,033,328(-) CCCTC(A/G)TTCTT intron-variant
rs873647 -- 74,033,176(-) CTGTG(C/T)GACCT intron-variant
rs884843 -- 74,031,459(+) CTCTC(A/G)CTACT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv888373 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv888374 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv888375 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv824162 CNV Gain 20364138

Variation tolerance for ELN Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 68.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.81; 73.73% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ELN Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
ELN
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
ELN

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

Disorders for ELN Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(72) MalaCards diseases for ELN Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cutis laxa, autosomal dominant
  • autosomal dominant cutis laxa
eln-related cutis laxa
williams-beuren syndrome
  • fanconi schlesinger syndrome
supravalvar aortic stenosis
  • supravalvular aortic stenosis
cutis laxa, ad
  • cutis laxa, autosomal dominant, 1
- elite association
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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

ELN_HUMAN
  • Cutis laxa, autosomal dominant, 1 (ADCL1) [MIM:123700]: A connective tissue disorder characterized by loose, hyperextensible skin with decreased resilience and elasticity leading to a premature aged appearance. Face, hands, feet, joints, and torso may be differentially affected. Additional variable clinical features are gastrointestinal diverticula, hernia, and genital prolapse. Rare manifestations are pulmonary artery stenosis, aortic aneurysm, bronchiectasis, and emphysema. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:9873040}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Note=ELN is located in the Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) critical region. WBS results from a hemizygous deletion of several genes on chromosome 7q11.23, thought to arise as a consequence of unequal crossing over between highly homologous low-copy repeat sequences flanking the deleted region. Haploinsufficiency of ELN may be the cause of certain cardiovascular and musculo-skeletal abnormalities observed in the disease.
  • Supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) [MIM:185500]: Congenital narrowing of the ascending aorta which can occur sporadically, as an autosomal dominant condition, or as one component of Williams-Beuren syndrome. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10942104}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for ELN

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
ELN
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
ELN
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
ELN
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No data available for Genatlas for ELN Gene

Publications for ELN Gene

  1. Covalent binding of rofecoxib, but not other cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, to allysine aldehyde in elastin of human aorta. (PMID: 17620346) Oitate M. … Ikeda T. (Drug Metab. Dispos. 2007) 23 25 67
  2. Identification and characterization of seven novel mutations of elastin gene in a cohort of patients affected by supravalvular aortic stenosis. (PMID: 19844261) Micale L. … Merla G. (Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2010) 23 67
  3. Two ply tubular scaffolds comprised of proteins/poliglecaprone/polycaprolactone fibers. (PMID: 19902335) Zhang X. … Vohra Y.K. (J Mater Sci Mater Med 2010) 23 67
  4. A three-layered electrospun matrix to mimic native arterial architecture using polycaprolactone, elastin, and collagen: a preliminary study. (PMID: 20060934) McClure M.J. … Bowlin G.L. (Acta Biomater 2010) 23 67
  5. Interaction of L-lysine and soluble elastin with the semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase in the context of its vascular-adhesion and tissue maturation functions. (PMID: 20079884) Olivieri A. … Tipton K.F. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2010) 23 67

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