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Aliases for NCAN Gene

Aliases for NCAN Gene

  • Neurocan 2 3 5
  • Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 3 2 4
  • Neurocan Proteoglycan 2 3
  • CSPG3 3 4
  • Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 3 (Neurocan) 3
  • Neurocan Core Protein 3
  • NEUR 4

External Ids for NCAN Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NCAN Gene

  • CSPG3

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NCAN Gene

  • GC19P019183
  • GC19P019322
  • GC19P018887

Summaries for NCAN Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NCAN Gene

  • Neurocan is a chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan thought to be involved in the modulation of cell adhesion and migration.[supplied by OMIM, Jul 2002]

GeneCards Summary for NCAN Gene

NCAN (Neurocan) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Defective B4GALT7 causes EDS, progeroid type and NCAM1 interactions. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and extracellular matrix structural constituent. An important paralog of this gene is VCAN.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCAN Gene

  • May modulate neuronal adhesion and neurite growth during development by binding to neural cell adhesion molecules (NG-CAM and N-CAM). Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan; binds to hyaluronic acid.

Gene Wiki entry for NCAN Gene

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

Genomics for NCAN Gene

Regulatory Elements for NCAN Gene

Enhancers for NCAN 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
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around NCAN on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for NCAN Gene

Chromosome:
19
Start:
19,211,964 bp from pter
End:
19,252,252 bp from pter
Size:
40,289 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for NCAN Gene

Genes around NCAN on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for NCAN Gene

Proteins for NCAN Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    O14594-NCAN_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Neurocan core protein
    Protein Accession:
    O14594
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9UPK6

    Protein attributes for NCAN Gene

    Size:
    1321 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    143093 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for NCAN Gene

Post-translational modifications for NCAN Gene

Other Protein References for NCAN Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NCAN Gene

Domains & Families for NCAN Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NCAN Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

O14594

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

NCAN_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 C-type lectin domain.
  • Belongs to the aggrecan/versican proteoglycan family.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 C-type lectin domain.
  • Contains 2 EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 1 Ig-like V-type (immunoglobulin-like) domain.
  • Contains 2 Link domains.
  • Contains 1 Sushi (CCP/SCR) domain.
Family:
  • Belongs to the aggrecan/versican proteoglycan family.
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Function for NCAN Gene

Molecular function for NCAN Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May modulate neuronal adhesion and neurite growth during development by binding to neural cell adhesion molecules (NG-CAM and N-CAM). Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan; binds to hyaluronic acid.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NCAN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005201 extracellular matrix structural constituent IBA --
GO:0005509 calcium ion binding IEA --
GO:0005540 hyaluronic acid binding IBA --
GO:0030246 carbohydrate binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NCAN: view
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Animal Models for NCAN Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NCAN:

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  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for NCAN

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NCAN Gene

Localization for NCAN Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCAN Gene

Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for NCAN Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NCAN gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
golgi apparatus 4
lysosome 4
vacuole 4
cytoskeleton 3
plasma membrane 3
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NCAN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix IBA --
GO:0005796 Golgi lumen TAS --
GO:0043202 lysosomal lumen TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NCAN: view

Pathways & Interactions for NCAN Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with NCAN: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NCAN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001501 skeletal system development IBA --
GO:0007155 cell adhesion IBA --
GO:0007417 central nervous system development IBA --
GO:0030198 extracellular matrix organization TAS --
GO:0030203 glycosaminoglycan metabolic process TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NCAN: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NCAN Gene

Drugs & Compounds for NCAN Gene

(5) Drugs for NCAN Gene - From: DrugBank and HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Hyaluronic acid Approved, Vet_approved Pharma Target, binder 419
Chondroitin sulfate Approved Nutra 0
Beta-D-Glucose Experimental Pharma Target 0
Thiodigalactoside Experimental Pharma Target 0
Chondroitin Nutra 43
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with NCAN: view

Transcripts for NCAN Gene

Unigene Clusters for NCAN Gene

Neurocan:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14
SP1: -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for NCAN Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
NCAN
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
NCAN

Expression for NCAN Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NCAN Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (x6.5), Brain - Amygdala (x6.4), Brain - Caudate (basal ganglia) (x6.1), Brain - Cortex (x5.7), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x5.5), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (x5.5), Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x5.2), and Brain - Hippocampus (x4.6).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NCAN Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal Brain (23.5), Frontal cortex (14.2), Brain (11.3), and Vitreous humor (6.7).

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



Protein tissue co-expression partners for NCAN Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NCAN Gene:

NCAN

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NCAN Gene:

Hs.169047

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NCAN Gene:

O14594-NCAN_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Brain.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NCAN: view

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Orthologs for NCAN Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for NCAN Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NCAN 34
  • 82.44 (n)
  • 78.27 (a)
NCAN 35
  • 77 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NCAN 34
  • 83.59 (n)
  • 78.14 (a)
NCAN 35
  • 75 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ncan 34
  • 73.91 (n)
  • 70.8 (a)
Ncan 16
Ncan 35
  • 69 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NCAN 34
  • 99.27 (n)
  • 98.71 (a)
NCAN 35
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ncan 34
  • 73.52 (n)
  • 70.93 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NCAN 35
  • 50 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NCAN 35
  • 38 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NCAN 35
  • 43 (a)
OneToOne
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.20279 34
ncana 35
  • 34 (a)
OneToMany
ncanb 35
  • 38 (a)
OneToMany
Species where no ortholog for NCAN 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)
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for NCAN Gene

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

Paralogs for NCAN Gene

Paralogs for NCAN Gene

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Variants for NCAN Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NCAN Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1064389 - 19,248,823(+) TGTGG(C/T)CACCA reference, missense
rs2228603 - 19,219,115(+) ACTTG(A/C/T)CCATC reference, missense
rs2228601 - 19,219,049(+) GCGCA(A/G)CCCGA reference, missense
rs10425084 -- 19,234,690(+) AGCCT(A/G)TTTTT intron-variant
rs10426537 -- 19,228,133(+) CCCCA(A/G)TGATG intron-variant, reference, missense

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1138677 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1151217 CNV deletion 26484159

Variation tolerance for NCAN Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 6.15% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.12; 69.20% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NCAN Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
NCAN
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
NCAN

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

Disorders for NCAN Gene

Relevant External Links for NCAN

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

No disorders were found for NCAN Gene.

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

Publications for NCAN Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study identifies genetic variation in neurocan as a susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder. (PMID: 21353194) Cichon S. … NAPthen M.M. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2011) 2 3 46 65
  2. Characterization of the human neurocan gene, CSPG3. (PMID: 9795216) Prange C.K. … Lennon G.G. (Gene 1998) 3 4 22 65
  3. Common variants at 30 loci contribute to polygenic dyslipidemia. (PMID: 19060906) Kathiresan S. … Cupples L.A. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 46 65
  4. Loci influencing lipid levels and coronary heart disease risk in 16 European population cohorts. (PMID: 19060911) Aulchenko Y.S. … Peltonen L. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 46 65
  5. Genetic differences between the determinants of lipid profile phenotypes in African and European Americans: the Jackson Heart Study. (PMID: 19148283) Deo R.C. … Wilson J.G. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 46 65

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