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Aliases for KDF1 Gene

Aliases for KDF1 Gene

  • Keratinocyte Differentiation Factor 1 2 3
  • C1orf172 3 4
  • Chromosome 1 Open Reading Frame 172 2
  • RP11-344H11.3 3

External Ids for KDF1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for KDF1 Gene

  • C1orf172

Summaries for KDF1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for KDF1 Gene

KDF1 (Keratinocyte Differentiation Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KDF1 Gene

  • Plays a role in the regulation of the epidermis formation during early development. Required both as an inhibitor of basal cell proliferation and a promoter of differentiation of basal progenitor cell progeny (By similarity).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KDF1 Gene

Genomics for KDF1 Gene

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  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for KDF1 Gene

26,949,556 bp from pter
26,960,410 bp from pter
10,855 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for KDF1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for KDF1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for KDF1 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for KDF1 Gene

Proteins for KDF1 Gene

  • Protein details for KDF1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Keratinocyte differentiation factor 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5QP32
    • Q8N0S7

    Protein attributes for KDF1 Gene

    398 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    43642 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH33143.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for KDF1 Gene

Proteomics data for KDF1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KDF1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KDF1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KDF1 Gene

Domains for KDF1 Gene

Protein Domains for KDF1 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KDF1 Gene

Function for KDF1 Gene

Molecular function for KDF1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Plays a role in the regulation of the epidermis formation during early development. Required both as an inhibitor of basal cell proliferation and a promoter of differentiation of basal progenitor cell progeny (By similarity).

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miRNA for KDF1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target KDF1

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for KDF1

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for KDF1 Gene

Localization for KDF1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KDF1 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cell junction. Note=Localized at cell borders in single layered keratinocytes. Localized at cell borders in the basal and spinous layers but is more diffusely localized in the granular layer. Colocalized with actin near the cell membrane, especially in cellular protrusions (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KDF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm ISS --
GO:0005938 cell cortex IEA --
GO:0030054 cell junction ISS --
GO:0031252 cell leading edge IEA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for KDF1 Gene

Pathways for KDF1 Gene

SuperPathways for KDF1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for KDF1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KDF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003334 keratinocyte development IEA --
GO:0010482 regulation of epidermal cell division ISS --
GO:0010839 negative regulation of keratinocyte proliferation IEA --
GO:0016331 morphogenesis of embryonic epithelium ISS --
GO:0045606 positive regulation of epidermal cell differentiation ISS --
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No data available for Pathways by source for KDF1 Gene

Transcripts for KDF1 Gene

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for KDF1

Primer Products

  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for KDF1
  • 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

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KDF1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KDF1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KDF1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KDF1 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for KDF1 Gene

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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 and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KDF1 Gene

Orthologs for KDF1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for KDF1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C1H1orf172 35
  • 99.41 (n)
  • 99.25 (a)
C1orf172 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C2H1orf172 35
  • 88.69 (n)
  • 92.21 (a)
MGC159903 36
  • 92 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia C1orf172 36
  • 93 (a)
C2H1orf172 35
  • 90.18 (n)
  • 93.45 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia 1810019J16Rik 35
  • 86.23 (n)
  • 90.93 (a)
1810019J16Rik 16
1810019J16Rik 36
  • 91 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia C1orf172 36
  • 68 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia RGD1303271 35
  • 85.39 (n)
  • 91.44 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves C1orf172 36
  • 50 (a)
C23H1ORF172 35
  • 64.9 (n)
  • 60.88 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia C1orf172 36
  • 50 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia c1orf172 35
  • 57.26 (n)
  • 54.81 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii C16H1orf172 (1 of 2) 36
  • 31 (a)
C19H1orf172 (2 of 2) 36
  • 34 (a)
si:ch73-112l20.2 35
  • 50.11 (n)
  • 40.4 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KDF1:
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for KDF1 Gene

Gene Tree for KDF1 (if available)
Gene Tree for KDF1 (if available)

Paralogs for KDF1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for KDF1 Gene

Variants for KDF1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KDF1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2065932 -- 26,955,137(-) ctcat(G/T)cctgt intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs3010109 -- 26,952,062(-) GTGTG(C/T)GGGGA reference, missense
rs3010110 -- 26,952,030(-) GAGGA(C/T)TCCAC reference, synonymous-codon
rs6702915 -- 26,955,015(+) accac(A/G)cccag intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs11576397 -- 26,950,385(+) AGACC(A/G)CAACA intron-variant

Relevant External Links for KDF1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KDF1 Gene

Disorders for KDF1 Gene

No disorders were found for KDF1 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KDF1 Gene

Publications for KDF1 Gene

  1. Forward genetics identifies Kdf1/1810019J16Rik as an essential regulator of the proliferation-differentiation decision in epidermal progenitor cells. (PMID: 24075906) Lee S. … Weatherbee S.D. (Dev. Biol. 2013) 2 3
  2. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 2 3
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  4. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3
  5. 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) 4

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