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Aliases for NARF Gene

Aliases for NARF Gene

  • Nuclear Prelamin A Recognition Factor 2 3 5
  • Iron-Only Hydrogenase-Like Protein 2 2 3 4
  • IOP2 3 4
  • Prenyl-Dependent Prelamin A Binding Protein 3

External Ids for NARF Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NARF Gene

  • GC17P079555
  • GC17P083333
  • GC17P080945
  • GC17P081095
  • GC17P078009
  • GC17P080416
  • GC17P075814

Summaries for NARF Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NARF Gene

  • Several proteins have been found to be prenylated and methylated at their carboxyl-terminal ends. Prenylation was initially believed to be important only for membrane attachment. However, another role for prenylation appears to be its importance in protein-protein interactions. The only nuclear proteins known to be prenylated in mammalian cells are prelamin A- and B-type lamins. Prelamin A is farnesylated and carboxymethylated on the cysteine residue of a carboxyl-terminal CaaX motif. This post-translationally modified cysteine residue is removed from prelamin A when it is endoproteolytically processed into mature lamin A. The protein encoded by this gene binds to the prenylated prelamin A carboxyl-terminal tail domain. It may be a component of a prelamin A endoprotease complex. The encoded protein is located in the nucleus, where it partially colocalizes with the nuclear lamina. It shares limited sequence similarity with iron-only bacterial hydrogenases. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified for this gene, including one with a novel exon that is generated by RNA editing. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for NARF Gene

NARF (Nuclear Prelamin A Recognition Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include iron-sulfur cluster binding and lamin binding. An important paralog of this gene is NARFL.

Gene Wiki entry for NARF Gene

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

Genomics for NARF Gene

Regulatory Elements for NARF Gene

Enhancers for NARF Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH17F082433 0.7 ENCODE 46.1 -23.8 -23779 1.1 ZNF121 PKNOX1 HLF CEBPB NARF TEX19 UTS2R CSNK1D HEXDC-IT1 C17orf62
GH17F082492 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 44.5 +37.8 37825 7.0 CREB3L1 ZFP64 DMAP1 FEZF1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF416 ZNF143 ZNF263 SP3 NARF ARL2BPP9 ALYREF ENSG00000262049 OGFOD3 ENSG00000262652 HGS LOC105371942 NARF-IT1 SECTM1
GH17F082456 0.5 ENCODE 43.5 0.0 -29 3.4 MLX CREB3L1 ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC NARF ENSG00000262049 ENSG00000265678 ENSG00000262652 RFNG ENSG00000229947 HGS NPLOC4 OGFOD3 NARF-IT1
GH17F082461 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 42.9 +4.2 4176 1.7 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT SIN3A ARID4B FOS REST KAT8 ZFP41 MIER3 NARF ENSG00000262049 ARL16 HGS LOC105371941 ENSG00000279744
GH17F082438 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 41.9 -16.1 -16059 7.5 CTCF MAX KLF17 ZIC2 ZEB1 HIC1 ZNF121 GATA3 ZFHX2 POLR2A NARF TEX19 C17orf62 CSNK1D SECTM1 HEXDC HEXDC-IT1
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Enhancers around NARF on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NARF Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for NARF Gene

82,458,180 bp from pter
82,490,537 bp from pter
32,358 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NARF Gene

Genes around NARF on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for NARF Gene

Proteins for NARF Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Nuclear prelamin A recognition factor
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A6NCJ3
    • B3KPX2
    • K4DI98
    • Q96AY9
    • Q9BWC6

    Protein attributes for NARF Gene

    456 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    51156 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with LMNA and binds to the farnesylated C-terminal domain.

    Alternative splice isoforms for NARF Gene


neXtProt entry for NARF Gene

Post-translational modifications for NARF Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 206, Lys 308, and Lys 394
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NARF Gene

Domains & Families for NARF Gene

Protein Domains for NARF Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



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

No data available for Gene Families for NARF Gene

Function for NARF Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NARF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005521 lamin binding IPI 10514485
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NARF: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with NARF: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NARF Gene

Localization for NARF Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NARF Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NARF Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NARF gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 4
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NARF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005638 lamin filament IDA 10514485
GO:0005652 nuclear lamina TAS 10514485
GO:0031981 nuclear lumen IDA 10514485
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Pathways & Interactions for NARF Gene

SuperPathways for NARF Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NARF Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for NARF Gene

Transcripts for NARF Gene

Unigene Clusters for NARF Gene

Nuclear prelamin A recognition factor:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: -
SP8: - - - - - - - -
SP9: - - - - -
SP10: -
SP11: -

Relevant External Links for NARF Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NARF Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x7.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NARF Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Amniocyte (51.7), Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (8.7), and Stomach (6.3).

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

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NARF Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NARF Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NARF Gene:

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous. Predominantly expressed in skeletal muscle, heart and brain.
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No data available for Protein tissue co-expression partners for NARF Gene

Orthologs for NARF Gene

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

Orthologs for NARF Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NARF 34 35
  • 94.22 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NARF 35
  • 84 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NARF 34 35
  • 83.92 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Narf 34 16 35
  • 82.97 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Narf 34
  • 82.75 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NARF 35
  • 70 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NARF 35
  • 65 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NARF 34 35
  • 70.98 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NARF 35
  • 64 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia narf 34
  • 65.27 (n)
Str.10161 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii narf 34 35 35
  • 62.23 (n)
wufa03c01 34
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.3129 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG17683 36 35
  • 42 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea oxy-4 35
  • 30 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes NAR1 35
  • 24 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 35 (a)
Species where no ortholog for NARF 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)
  • 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 NARF Gene

Gene Tree for NARF (if available)
Gene Tree for NARF (if available)

Paralogs for NARF Gene

Variants for NARF Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NARF Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1065627 -- 82,458,768(+) CTGAG(G/T)CTGAG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs11077995 -- 82,461,848(+) TCTCC(C/T)GGTTG intron-variant
rs111252777 -- 82,481,016(+) GTTCT(C/G)GGCAC intron-variant
rs111339730 -- 82,464,817(+) TAGAC(C/G)GATCA intron-variant
rs111397779 -- 82,479,947(+) TCCAC(A/G)TGCTG intron-variant, reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv21913 CNV gain+loss 19812545
esv2762577 CNV gain+loss 21179565
esv3641424 CNV gain 21293372
nsv1062980 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1067194 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1160502 CNV deletion 26073780
nsv428351 CNV gain 18775914
nsv469561 CNV loss 16826518
nsv828144 CNV gain 20364138
nsv833574 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for NARF Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 17.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.63; 31.34% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NARF Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for NARF Gene

Relevant External Links for NARF

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for NARF Gene.

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

Publications for NARF Gene

  1. Prenylated prelamin A interacts with Narf, a novel nuclear protein. (PMID: 10514485) Barton R.M. … Worman H.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 46 64
  3. Beyond DNA: RNA editing and steps toward Alu exonization in primates. (PMID: 18680752) Moller-Krull M. … Schmitz J. (J. Mol. Biol. 2008) 3 22 64
  4. RNA-editing-mediated exon evolution. (PMID: 17326827) Lev-Maor G. … Ast G. (Genome Biol. 2007) 3 22 64
  5. Eukaryotic Fe-hydrogenases -- old eukaryotic heritage or adaptive acquisitions? (PMID: 15667261) Hackstein J.H. (Biochem. Soc. Trans. 2005) 2 3 64

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