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Aliases for MED15 Gene

Aliases for MED15 Gene

  • Mediator Complex Subunit 15 2 3 4
  • ARC105 3 4 6
  • PCQAP 3 4 6
  • TIG1 3 4 6
  • PC2 (Positive Cofactor 2, Multiprotein Complex) Glutamine/Q-Rich-Associated Protein 2 3
  • Positive Cofactor 2 Glutamine/Q-Rich-Associated Protein 3 4
  • Activator-Recruited Cofactor 105 KDa Component 3 4
  • Trinucleotide Repeat-Containing Gene 7 Protein 3 4
  • PC2 Glutamine/Q-Rich-Associated Protein 3 4
  • Trinucleotide Repeat Containing 7 2 3
  • TPA-Inducible Gene 1 Protein 3 4
  • CTG Repeat Protein 7a 3 4
  • TNRC7 3 4
  • CTG7A 3 4
  • TIG-1 3 4
  • Positive Cofactor 2, Glutamine/Q-Rich-Associated Protein 3
  • Mediator Of RNA Polymerase II Transcription Subunit 15 3
  • PC2-Glutamine-Rich-Associated Protein 3
  • Activator-Recruited Cofactor, 105-KD 3
  • TPA Inducible Protein 3
  • TPA Inducible Gene-1 3
  • CAG7A 3

External Ids for MED15 Gene

Previous Symbols for MED15 Gene

  • TNRC7
  • PCQAP

Summaries for MED15 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MED15 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a subunit of the multiprotein complexes PC2 and ARC/DRIP and may function as a transcriptional coactivator in RNA polymerase II transcription. This gene contains stretches of trinucleotide repeats and is located in the chromosome 22 region which is deleted in DiGeorge syndrome. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2014]

GeneCards Summary for MED15 Gene

MED15 (Mediator Complex Subunit 15) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MED15 include epicondylitis. Among its related pathways are L1CAM interactions and Regulation of Cholesterol Biosynthesis by SREBP (SREBF). GO annotations related to this gene include RNA polymerase II transcription cofactor activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MED15 Gene

  • Component of the Mediator complex, a coactivator involved in the regulated transcription of nearly all RNA polymerase II-dependent genes. Mediator functions as a bridge to convey information from gene-specific regulatory proteins to the basal RNA polymerase II transcription machinery. Mediator is recruited to promoters by direct interactions with regulatory proteins and serves as a scaffold for the assembly of a functional preinitiation complex with RNA polymerase II and the general transcription factors. Required for cholesterol-dependent gene regulation. Positively regulates the Nodal signaling pathway.

Gene Wiki entry for MED15 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MED15 Gene

Genomics for MED15 Gene

Genomic Location for MED15 Gene

Start:
20,495,913 bp from pter
End:
20,587,632 bp from pter
Size:
91,720 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for MED15 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MED15 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MED15 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MED15 Gene

Proteins for MED15 Gene

  • Protein details for MED15 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q96RN5-MED15_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Mediator of RNA polymerase II transcription subunit 15
    Protein Accession:
    Q96RN5
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DX31
    • D3DX32
    • O15413
    • Q6IC31
    • Q8NF16
    • Q96CT0
    • Q96IH7
    • Q9P1T3

    Protein attributes for MED15 Gene

    Size:
    788 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    86753 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the Mediator complex, which is composed of MED1, MED4, MED6, MED7, MED8, MED9, MED10, MED11, MED12, MED13, MED13L, MED14, MED15, MED16, MED17, MED18, MED19, MED20, MED21, MED22, MED23, MED24, MED25, MED26, MED27, MED29, MED30, MED31, CCNC, CDK8 and CDC2L6/CDK11. The MED12, MED13, CCNC and CDK8 subunits form a distinct module termed the CDK8 module. Mediator containing the CDK8 module is less active than Mediator lacking this module in supporting transcriptional activation. Individual preparations of the Mediator complex lacking one or more distinct subunits have been variously termed ARC, CRSP, DRIP, PC2, SMCC and TRAP. Interacts with SMAD2, SMAD3, SREBF1 and SREBF2. Interacts with WWTR1. Interacts with TRIM11.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAC12944.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=13, 600, 749; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB85034.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Several sequencing errors.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAC03446.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MED15 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for MED15 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for MED15 Gene

Proteomics data for MED15 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MED15 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MED15 Gene

Domains for MED15 Gene

Protein Domains for MED15 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

MED15_HUMAN
Family:
  • Belongs to the Mediator complex subunit 15 family.:
    • Q96RN5
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MED15: view

No data available for Gene Families for MED15 Gene

Function for MED15 Gene

Molecular function for MED15 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Component of the Mediator complex, a coactivator involved in the regulated transcription of nearly all RNA polymerase II-dependent genes. Mediator functions as a bridge to convey information from gene-specific regulatory proteins to the basal RNA polymerase II transcription machinery. Mediator is recruited to promoters by direct interactions with regulatory proteins and serves as a scaffold for the assembly of a functional preinitiation complex with RNA polymerase II and the general transcription factors. Required for cholesterol-dependent gene regulation. Positively regulates the Nodal signaling pathway.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction: By 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MED15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001104 RNA polymerase II transcription cofactor activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16799563
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MED15: view

Phenotypes for MED15 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for MED15:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MED15: view

miRNA for MED15 Gene

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MED15 Gene

Localization for MED15 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MED15 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for MED15 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MED15 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
golgi apparatus 4
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MED15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 19946888
GO:0016592 mediator complex IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MED15: view

Pathways for MED15 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MED15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0006366 transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter --
GO:0006367 transcription initiation from RNA polymerase II promoter TAS --
GO:0010467 gene expression TAS --
GO:0019827 stem cell maintenance IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MED15: view

Compounds for MED15 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for MED15 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
glutamine 47 2
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with MED15: view

Transcripts for MED15 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MED15 Gene

Mediator complex subunit 15:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MED15 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b ^ 14a · 14b ^
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SP12: - - - -
SP13: - - -
SP14: - -
SP15: -
SP16: - - - -
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SP20:

ExUns: 15 ^ 16a · 16b ^ 17a · 17b ^ 18a · 18b · 18c ^ 19 ^ 20 ^ 21a · 21b ^ 22 ^ 23
SP1: - -
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SP16: -
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Relevant External Links for MED15 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
MED15
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
MED15

Expression for MED15 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MED15 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MED15 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MED15 Gene Hs.517421

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MED15 Gene

Q96RN5-MED15_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in all tissues examined, including heart, brain, lung, spleen, thymus, pancreas, blood leukocyte and placenta. However, the level of expression varied, with highest expression in the placenta and peripheral blood and lowest in the pancreas and kidney.
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with MED15: view

Orthologs for MED15 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MED15 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MED15 37
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MED15 37
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MED15 37
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Med15 16
Med15 37
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MED15 37
  • 74 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 37
  • 44 (a)
OneToMany
-- 37
  • 61 (a)
OneToMany
-- 37
  • 89 (a)
OneToMany
-- 37
  • 52 (a)
OneToMany
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MED15 37
  • 65 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia ARC105 36
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.11806 36
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.986 36
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.7497 36
med15 37
  • 59 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta MED15 37
  • 31 (a)
OneToOne
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 37
  • 35 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for MED15:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for MED15 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for MED15 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for MED15 (if available)

Paralogs for MED15 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for MED15 Gene

Variants for MED15 Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MED15 Gene

Q96RN5-MED15_HUMAN
The poly-Gln region from amino acids 235-262 of PCQAP is polymorphic. There are from 15 to 18 repeats in the Italian population

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MED15 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs93173 -- 20,586,507(+) GCCGG(A/G)TGTGC intron-variant
rs94001 -- 20,577,992(-) AGCCA(A/G)GAGTG intron-variant
rs165609 -- 20,554,706(+) AGGAC(C/T)CTGGT intron-variant
rs165614 -- 20,581,386(+) CCAGT(A/C)CTCAC intron-variant
rs165615 -- 20,585,921(+) CTGTG(C/T)GCTCC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MED15 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv518950 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv436867 CNV Insertion 17901297
nsv436864 CNV Insertion 17901297
nsv828954 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv914390 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv914393 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv834136 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv523162 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv834138 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv3561 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv509810 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv819580 CNV Gain 19587683
nsv821342 CNV Deletion 20802225
esv25802 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv828956 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv834139 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv914402 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv914403 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv3562 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv914404 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for MED15 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
MED15

Disorders for MED15 Gene

(1) MalaCards Diseases for MED15 Gene

Search for MED15 Gene in MalaCards »

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MED15 Gene

Relevant External Links for MED15

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
MED15
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
MED15
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MED15 Gene

Publications for MED15 Gene

  1. Isolation and characterization of a novel gene from the DiGeorge chromosomal region that encodes for a mediator subunit. (PMID: 11414760) Berti L. … Meisterernst M. (Genomics 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Association study between CAG trinucleotide repeats in the PCQAP gene (PC2 glutamine/Q-rich-associated protein) and schizophrenia. (PMID: 12497610) De Luca A. … Novelli G. (Am. J. Med. Genet. B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 2003) 3 23 49
  3. An ARC/Mediator subunit required for SREBP control of cholesterol and lipid homeostasis. (PMID: 16799563) Yang F. … Naeaer A.M. (Nature 2006) 3 4 23
  4. A novel glutamine-rich putative transcriptional adaptor protein (TIG- 1), preferentially expressed in placental and bone-marrow tissues. (PMID: 11024300) Abraham S. … Solomon W.B. (Gene 2000) 2 3 4
  5. A set of consensus mammalian mediator subunits identified by multidimensional protein identification technology. (PMID: 15175163) Sato S. … Conaway R.C. (Mol. Cell 2004) 2 3 4

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