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Aliases for HEPN1 Gene

Aliases for HEPN1 Gene

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Down-Regulated 1 2 3
  • Cancer Susceptibility Gene HEPN1 2
  • HEPACAM Opposite Strand 1 2

External Ids for HEPN1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HEPN1 Gene

  • GC11U900685
  • GC11P124294
  • GC11P124789
  • GC11P120731

Summaries for HEPN1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HEPN1 Gene

  • This gene is expressed in the liver, and encodes a short peptide that is localized predominantly to the cytoplasm. Transient transfection studies showed that expression of this gene significantly inhibited cell growth, and it may have a role in apoptosis. Expression of this gene is downregulated or lost in hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC), suggesting that loss of this gene is involved in carcinogenesis of hepatocytes (PMID:12971969). Also to note is that this gene maps to the 3'-noncoding region of HEPACAM gene (GeneID:220296) on the antisense strand (PMID:15885354). [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]

GeneCards Summary for HEPN1 Gene

HEPN1 (Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Down-Regulated 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HEPN1 include hepatocellular carcinoma.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HEPN1 Gene

Genomics for HEPN1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for HEPN1 Gene

Genomic Location for HEPN1 Gene

124,919,244 bp from pter
124,920,677 bp from pter
1,434 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for HEPN1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for HEPN1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for HEPN1 Gene

Proteins for HEPN1 Gene

  • Protein details for HEPN1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Putative cancer susceptibility gene HEPN1 protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for HEPN1 Gene

    88 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    10305 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for HEPN1 Gene

Proteomics data for HEPN1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for HEPN1 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for HEPN1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HEPN1 Gene

Domains for HEPN1 Gene

Protein Domains for HEPN1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for HEPN1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HEPN1 Gene

Function for HEPN1 Gene

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miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for HEPN1

In Situ Assay Products

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for HEPN1 Gene

Localization for HEPN1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HEPN1 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for HEPN1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for HEPN1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HEPN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with HEPN1: view

Pathways for HEPN1 Gene

SuperPathways for HEPN1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for HEPN1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HEPN1 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for HEPN1 Gene

Transcripts for HEPN1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for HEPN1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for HEPN1 Gene

Hepatocellular carcinoma, down-regulated 1:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for HEPN1

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HEPN1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for HEPN1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HEPN1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HEPN1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HEPN1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HEPN1 Gene Hs.159863

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HEPN1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in liver. Expression is either down-regulated or lost in hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC).
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with HEPN1: view

Primer Products

  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Expression partners for HEPN1 Gene

Orthologs for HEPN1 Gene

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

Orthologs for HEPN1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HEPN1 35
  • 99.24 (n)
  • 97.73 (a)
HEPN1 36
  • 98 (a)
Species with no ortholog for HEPN1:
  • 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 HEPN1 Gene

Gene Tree for HEPN1 (if available)
Gene Tree for HEPN1 (if available)

Paralogs for HEPN1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for HEPN1 Gene

Variants for HEPN1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HEPN1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs11822898 -- 124,917,633(+) gctgc(C/T)gggtg upstream-variant-2KB
rs34349523 -- 124,918,247(+) AAAAA(-/A)TTCCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs34940465 -- 124,918,247(+) AAAAA(A/T)TTCCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs35273423 -- 124,917,516(+) TGCCT(-/A)GGTGT upstream-variant-2KB
rs35807880 -- 124,917,935(+) TGCTT(-/A)AAAAT upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HEPN1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2745189 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for HEPN1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HEPN1 Gene

Disorders for HEPN1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Disease for HEPN1 Gene

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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for HEPN1 Gene

Publications for HEPN1 Gene

  1. HEPN1, a novel gene that is frequently down-regulated in hepatocellular carcinoma, suppresses cell growth and induces apoptosis in HepG2 cells. (PMID: 12971969) Moh M.C. … Shen S. (J. Hepatol. 2003) 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. Silencing of HEPN1 is responsible for the aggressive biological behavior of pituitary somatotroph adenomas. (PMID: 23548416) Peng H. … Liao J. (Cell. Physiol. Biochem. 2013) 2 3
  4. Reactive oxygen species increase HEPN1 expression via activation of the XBP1 transcription factor. (PMID: 25448679) Kim H.S. … Jung G. (FEBS Lett. 2014) 3
  5. Cloning and characterization of hepaCAM, a novel Ig-like cell adhesion molecule suppressed in human hepatocellular carcinoma. (PMID: 15885354) Moh M.C. … Shen S. (J. Hepatol. 2005) 3

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