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Aliases for EPN3 Gene

Aliases for EPN3 Gene

  • Epsin 3 2 3 5
  • EPS-15-Interacting Protein 3 3 4
  • Epsin-3 3

External Ids for EPN3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EPN3 Gene

  • GC17P048323
  • GC17P051091
  • GC17P048952
  • GC17P049084
  • GC17P045965
  • GC17P048610
  • GC17P043978

Summaries for EPN3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EPN3 Gene

EPN3 (Epsin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are PAK Pathway and Endocytic Trafficking of EGFR. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include lipid binding and EH domain binding. An important paralog of this gene is EPN2.

Additional gene information for EPN3 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EPN3 Gene

Genomics for EPN3 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for EPN3 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for EPN3 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH17I050532 Promoter/Enhancer 1.8 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 576 +1.5 1473 3.8 ARID4B SIN3A GLI4 ZBTB7B GLIS2 ELK1 ZNF143 FOS SP3 ZNF592 EPN3 SPATA20 CACNA1G-AS1 MYCBPAP CACNA1G LOC105371824
GH17I050507 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 24.6 -22.5 -22515 5 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 SIN3A BATF IRF4 ZNF121 ZNF143 ATF7 RCOR1 MYCBPAP ENSG00000249451 EPN3 RSAD1 ACSF2 LOC105371824 SPATA20 CACNA1G CACNA1G-AS1 CHAD
GH17I050633 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.8 +106.4 106409 10.1 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B NEUROD1 SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B ABCC3 MBTD1 ENSG00000262837 CHAD ENSG00000249451 MYCBPAP CACNA1G CACNA1G-AS1 SPATA20 LOC105371824
GH17I050683 Enhancer 1.5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 15.6 +158.0 157999 13.9 CLOCK FOXA2 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ABCC3 ANKRD40 EPN3 LUC7L3 LOC101927253 SPATA20 LOC105371824 CACNA1G-AS1 ENSG00000250976 CACNA1G
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around EPN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the EPN3 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for EPN3 Gene

Genomic Locations for EPN3 Gene
11,208 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EPN3 Gene

Genes around EPN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EPN3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EPN3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EPN3 Gene

Proteins for EPN3 Gene

  • Protein details for EPN3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K6J3
    • A8KAB2
    • Q9BVN6
    • Q9NWK2

    Protein attributes for EPN3 Gene

    632 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    68222 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for EPN3 Gene


neXtProt entry for EPN3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EPN3 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EPN3 Gene

Domains & Families for EPN3 Gene

Gene Families for EPN3 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EPN3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the epsin family.
  • Belongs to the epsin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EPN3: view

Function for EPN3 Gene

Molecular function for EPN3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
In keratinocytes, by wounding or contact with collagen.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for EPN3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EPN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 20709745
GO:0008289 lipid binding IEA --
GO:1990175 EH domain binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPN3: view
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Animal Models for EPN3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EPN3:

miRNA for EPN3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target EPN3

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EPN3 Gene

Localization for EPN3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPN3 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cytoplasm, perinuclear region. Cytoplasmic vesicle, clathrin-coated vesicle. Nucleus. Note=Concentrated in the perinuclear region and associated with clathrin-coated vesicles close to the cell periphery. May shuttle to the nucleus.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for EPN3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Vesicles (3)
  • Nucleoplasm (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EPN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA,IEA 11359770
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005905 clathrin-coated pit IEA --
GO:0019897 extrinsic component of plasma membrane IDA 20709745
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPN3: view

Pathways & Interactions for EPN3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with EPN3: view

Pathways by source for EPN3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EPN3 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for EPN3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EPN3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EPN3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EPN3 Gene

Epsin 3:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EPN3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e · 1f ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b · 3c · 3d · 3e ^ 4a · 4b · 4c ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^
SP3: - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - -
SP5: - - - -
SP6: - - - -
SP7: - - - - - -
SP8: - - - - - - -
SP9: -
SP10: - -
SP11: - - - - - - - -
SP12: -

ExUns: 13

Relevant External Links for EPN3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EPN3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EPN3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for EPN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (x7.7), Stomach (x7.4), and Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EPN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Urinary Bladder (55.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for EPN3 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EPN3 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EPN3 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for EPN3 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected in migrating keratinocytes from wounded skin, but not in differentiating keratinocytes or in normal skin. Detected in chronic wounds, basal cell carcinoma and ulcerative colitis.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EPN3 Gene

  • Intestine(4.3)
  • Skin(4.3)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EPN3: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein tissue co-expression partners and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EPN3 Gene

Orthologs for EPN3 Gene

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

Orthologs for EPN3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EPN3 33
  • 96.51 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EPN3 33 34
  • 89.74 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Epn3 33 16 34
  • 85.66 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Epn3 33
  • 84.23 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EPN3 33 34
  • 83.98 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EPN3 34
  • 81 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EPN3 34
  • 68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EPN3 33 34
  • 70.22 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EPN3 34
  • 66 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia epn3 33
  • 54.65 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC571453 33
  • 63.35 (n)
EPN3 (1 of 2) 34
  • 53 (a)
EPN3 (2 of 2) 34
  • 46 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta lqf 35 34
  • 36 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea epn-1 34
  • 40 (a)
T04C10.2a 35
  • 39 (a)
T04C10.2b 35
  • 39 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes ENT3 34
  • 28 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 36 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EPN3 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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 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 EPN3 Gene

Gene Tree for EPN3 (if available)
Gene Tree for EPN3 (if available)

Paralogs for EPN3 Gene

Paralogs for EPN3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with EPN3: view

Variants for EPN3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EPN3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000045732 -- 50,542,894(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000053970 -- 50,543,628(+) C/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000111981 -- 50,537,898(+) T/C intron_variant
rs1000403921 -- 50,543,974(+) C/T downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000889614 -- 50,542,410(+) T/G 3_prime_UTR_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EPN3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv424e201 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716034 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2716036 CNV deletion 23290073
nsv833477 CNV loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for EPN3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 97.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 11.51; 92.93% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for EPN3 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPN3 Gene

Disorders for EPN3 Gene

Additional Disease Information for EPN3

No disorders were found for EPN3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EPN3 Gene

Publications for EPN3 Gene

  1. Epsin 3 is a novel extracellular matrix-induced transcript specific to wounded epithelia. (PMID: 11359770) Spradling KD … Pilcher BK (The Journal of biological chemistry 2001) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 58
  4. Cloning and initial characterization of human epsin 3, a novel matrix-induced keratinocyte specific transcript (PMID: 10951261) Spradling KD … Pilcher BK (The Journal of investigative dermatology 2000) 2 3 58
  5. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58

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