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Aliases for MAZ Gene

Aliases for MAZ Gene

  • MYC-Associated Zinc Finger Protein (Purine-Binding Transcription Factor) 2 3
  • ZF87 3 4 6
  • Purine-Binding Transcription Factor 3 4
  • Serum Amyloid A-Activating Factor-1 3 4
  • Transcription Factor Zif87 3 4
  • Zinc Finger Protein 801 3 4
  • ZNF801 3 4
  • Pur-1 3 4
  • SAF-1 3 4
  • PUR1 3 6
  • MAZI 3 4
  • Serum Amyloid A Activating Factor 1 3
  • Serum Amyloid A Activating Factor 2 3
  • Zinc-Finger Protein, 87 Kilodaltons 3
  • Myc-Associated Zinc Finger Protein 3
  • SAF-2 3
  • SAF-3 3
  • Zif87 3

External Ids for MAZ Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MAZ Gene

  • GC16M029338
  • GC16P030140
  • GC16P029816
  • GC16P029855
  • GC16P029725
  • GC16P029817
  • GC16P027479

Summaries for MAZ Gene

GeneCards Summary for MAZ Gene

MAZ (MYC-Associated Zinc Finger Protein (Purine-Binding Transcription Factor)) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MAZ include chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Among its related pathways are SIDS Susceptibility Pathways. GO annotations related to this gene include RNA binding and sequence-specific DNA binding RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is PATZ1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAZ Gene

  • May function as a transcription factor with dual roles in transcription initiation and termination. Binds to two sites, ME1a1 and ME1a2, within the MYC promoter having greater affinity for the former. Also binds to multiple G/C-rich sites within the promoter of the Sp1 family of transcription factors. Regulates inflammation-induced expression of serum amyloid A proteins.

Gene Wiki entry for MAZ Gene

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

Genomics for MAZ Gene

Regulatory Elements for MAZ Gene

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Genomic Location for MAZ Gene

Start:
29,806,096 bp from pter
End:
29,812,328 bp from pter
Size:
6,233 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for MAZ Gene

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for MAZ Gene

Proteins for MAZ Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    P56270-MAZ_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Myc-associated zinc finger protein
    Protein Accession:
    P56270
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8QJL9
    • C6G496
    • G5E927
    • H3BQD6
    • Q15703
    • Q8NFN7
    • Q99443

    Protein attributes for MAZ Gene

    Size:
    477 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    48608 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with BPTF.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAB04121.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA12728.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for MAZ Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for MAZ Gene

Proteomics data for MAZ Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MAZ Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MAZ Gene

Domains for MAZ Gene

Gene Families for MAZ Gene

HGNC:
  • ZNF :Zinc fingers, C2H2-type

Protein Domains for MAZ Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MAZ Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P56270

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

MAZ_HUMAN :
  • P56270
Similarity:
  • Contains 6 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
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Function for MAZ Gene

Molecular function for MAZ Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
MYC-associated zinc finger gene,60kDa,housekeeping gene,involved in transcription termination and initiation,widely expressed except in kidney
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May function as a transcription factor with dual roles in transcription initiation and termination. Binds to two sites, ME1a1 and ME1a2, within the MYC promoter having greater affinity for the former. Also binds to multiple G/C-rich sites within the promoter of the Sp1 family of transcription factors. Regulates inflammation-induced expression of serum amyloid A proteins.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MAZ Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000979 RNA polymerase II core promoter sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 1502157
GO:0000981 sequence-specific DNA binding RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity IEA --
GO:0003676 nucleic acid binding --
GO:0003677 DNA binding --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MAZ: view

Phenotypes for MAZ Gene

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Targeting motifs for MAZ Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif MAZ
  • Consensus sequence: GGGGGGGG Submotif: canonical Cell Type: HepG2 GeoId: GSE31477

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models and Transcription Factor Targeting for MAZ Gene

Localization for MAZ Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAZ Gene

Nucleus. Note=In brains of Alzheimer disease patients, present in a plaque-like structures.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for MAZ Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MAZ gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytosol 1
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MAZ Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
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Pathways for MAZ Gene

SuperPathways for MAZ Gene

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Pathways by source for MAZ Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for MAZ Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MAZ Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006367 transcription initiation from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 1502157
GO:0006369 termination of RNA polymerase II transcription IDA 1502157
GO:0045944 positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MAZ: view

Compounds for MAZ Gene

(8) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for MAZ Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
zinc 71.4 46
alanine 33 7
chloramphenicol 25.8 2
oligonucleotide 9.37 1
threonine 4.33 1
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Transcripts for MAZ Gene

Unigene Clusters for MAZ Gene

MYC-associated zinc finger protein (purine-binding transcription factor):
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e · 2f ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c · 4d ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d ^ 9
SP1: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - -
SP5: - - - - -
SP6: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP7: - - - - -
SP8: - -
SP9: - - -
SP10: -

Relevant External Links for MAZ Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
MAZ
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
MAZ

Expression for MAZ Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MAZ Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MAZ Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (15.1), NK cells (10.2), Fetal Brain (10.2), and Platelet (10.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MAZ Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MAZ Gene Hs.23650

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MAZ Gene

P56270-MAZ_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Present in kidney, liver and brain. In the brain, highest levels are found in motor cortex and midfrontal cortex (at protein level).
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Expression partners for MAZ Gene

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for MAZ Gene

Orthologs for MAZ Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MAZ Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MAZ 35
  • 97.79 (n)
  • 100 (a)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MAZ 35
  • 94.83 (n)
  • 97.82 (a)
MAZ 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Maz 35
  • 93.21 (n)
  • 98.36 (a)
Maz 16
Maz 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MAZ 35
  • 99.75 (n)
  • 100 (a)
MAZ 36
  • 84 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Maz 35
  • 92.66 (n)
  • 98.36 (a)
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 77 (a)
ManyToMany
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MAZ 36
  • 52 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia maz 35
  • 72.63 (n)
  • 75.17 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia LOC398491 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100148700 35
  • 64.07 (n)
  • 59.66 (a)
maza 36
  • 37 (a)
ManyToMany
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2801 35
Species with no ortholog for MAZ:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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 MAZ Gene

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

Paralogs for MAZ Gene

Paralogs for MAZ Gene

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Variants for MAZ Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MAZ Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1043766 -- 29,808,663(+) AGATG(A/C)TGAGC missense, reference, nc-transcript-variant, downstream-variant-500B
rs2516820 -- 29,807,894(+) GCCTG(C/G)CCGTG intron-variant
rs2516821 -- 29,807,952(+) TCCCA(C/G)GGCGG intron-variant
rs2516822 -- 29,808,010(+) GTCGA(C/G)GAGGT intron-variant
rs2516823 -- 29,808,751(+) ATGCC(A/G)AGGGC intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv34n68 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv833186 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv2667n71 CNV Loss 21882294
esv22680 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv827610 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv827611 CNV Gain 20364138

Relevant External Links for MAZ Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
MAZ

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

Disorders for MAZ Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Diseases for MAZ Gene including...

(8) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for MAZ Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
amyloidosis 53 2
carcinoma embryonal 46.8 1
atherosclerosis 27 3
arthritis 25.5 3
rheumatoid arthritis 1.93 1

Relevant External Links for MAZ

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
MAZ
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
MAZ
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES and Genatlas for MAZ Gene

Publications for MAZ Gene

  1. MAZ, a zinc finger protein, binds to c-MYC and C2 gene sequences regulating transcriptional initiation and termination. (PMID: 1502157) Bossone S.A. … Marcu K.B. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1992) 2 3 4 23
  2. Isolation of a novel cDNA encoding a zinc-finger protein that binds to two sites within the c-myc promoter. (PMID: 1567856) Pyrc J.J. … Hall D.J. (Biochemistry 1992) 2 3 4 23
  3. The serotonin 1a receptor gene contains a TATA-less promoter that responds to MAZ and Sp1. (PMID: 8626793) Parks C.L. … Shenk T. (J. Biol. Chem. 1996) 3 4 23
  4. Members of the MAZ family: a novel cDNA clone for MAZ from human pancreatic islet cells. (PMID: 8831693) Tsutsui H. … Yokoyama K.K. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1996) 3 4 23
  5. Genomic organization and expression of a human gene for Myc- associated zinc finger protein (MAZ). (PMID: 9685418) Song J. … Yokoyama K.K. (J. Biol. Chem. 1998) 3 4 23

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