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Aliases for NCOA4 Gene

Aliases for NCOA4 Gene

  • Nuclear Receptor Coactivator 4 2 3 5
  • Androgen Receptor-Associated Protein Of 70 KDa 3 4
  • 70 KDa Androgen Receptor Coactivator 3 4
  • RET-Activating Gene ELE1 2 3
  • 70 KDa AR-Activator 3 4
  • NCoA-4 3 4
  • ARA70 3 4
  • ELE1 3 4
  • RFG 3 4
  • Androgen Receptor Coactivator 70 KDa Protein 4
  • Ret-Activating Protein ELE1 4
  • Ret Fused 3
  • PTC3 3

External Ids for NCOA4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NCOA4 Gene

  • GC10P050408
  • GC10P051457
  • GC10P050916
  • GC10P051235
  • GC10P051565
  • GC10P045675

Summaries for NCOA4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NCOA4 Gene

  • This gene encodes an androgen receptor coactivator. The encoded protein interacts with the androgen receptor in a ligand-dependent manner to enhance its transcriptional activity. Chromosomal translocations between this gene and the ret tyrosine kinase gene, also located on chromosome 10, have been associated with papillary thyroid carcinoma. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described. Pseudogenes are present on chromosomes 4, 5, 10, and 14. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2009]

GeneCards Summary for NCOA4 Gene

NCOA4 (Nuclear Receptor Coactivator 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NCOA4 include Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma and Thyroid Cancer. Among its related pathways are Pathways in cancer and Androgen receptor signaling pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription coactivator activity and androgen receptor binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCOA4 Gene

  • Enhances the androgen receptor transcriptional activity in prostate cancer cells. Ligand-independent coactivator of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma.

Gene Wiki entry for NCOA4 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NCOA4 Gene

Genomics for NCOA4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NCOA4 Gene

Enhancers for NCOA4 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
GH10F046105 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 23.3 -75.8 -75787 2.2 ATF1 ARID4B SIN3A ZNF48 ZNF2 ZNF121 GLIS2 ZNF207 ZNF263 MCM3 NCOA4 AGAP7P MSMB PIR31308
GH10F046090 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 19 -63.8 -63787 7.8 ELF3 PKNOX1 MLX INSM2 ARID4B DMAP1 RAD21 RARA GLIS2 MIXL1 MSMB NCOA4 AGAP7P TIMM23 GC10M046105 PIR51454 RPL23AP61
GH10F046079 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 14.3 -49.7 -49672 2.4 ZNF316 GATA2 HMBOX1 CEBPB ZBTB33 MSMB AGAP7P NCOA4 RPL23AP61 GC10M046105 PIR51454
GH10F046052 0.3 FANTOM5 3.7 -20.5 -20497 0.4 ZNF146 SPI1 AGAP7P MSMB NCOA4 RPL23AP61
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Enhancers around NCOA4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NCOA4 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for NCOA4 Gene

46,005,088 bp from pter
46,030,714 bp from pter
25,627 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for NCOA4 Gene

Genes around NCOA4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NCOA4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NCOA4 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for NCOA4 Gene

Proteins for NCOA4 Gene

  • Protein details for NCOA4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Nuclear receptor coactivator 4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K8W5
    • B4E260
    • E9PAV7
    • J3KQN8
    • Q14239

    Protein attributes for NCOA4 Gene

    614 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    69726 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with the androgen receptor and the retinoid X receptor (RXR) in a ligand-dependent manner.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for NCOA4 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for NCOA4 Gene


neXtProt entry for NCOA4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NCOA4 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 181, Lys 255, Lys 271, Lys 343, Lys 356, Lys 367, Lys 377, Lys 424, Lys 472, Lys 490, Lys 545, and Lys 558
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NCOA4 Gene

Domains & Families for NCOA4 Gene

Protein Domains for NCOA4 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCOA4 Gene

Function for NCOA4 Gene

Molecular function for NCOA4 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
nuclear receptor coactivator 4,in transcriptional activation of target genes upon specific induction by androgens,ligand dependent,70kDa,expressed in prostate cells,fused with RET in papillary thyroid carcinomas
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Enhances the androgen receptor transcriptional activity in prostate cancer cells. Ligand-independent coactivator of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NCOA4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003713 transcription coactivator activity NAS 15572661
GO:0050681 androgen receptor binding NAS 15572661
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Human Phenotype Ontology for NCOA4 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for NCOA4 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NCOA4:

Animal Model Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NCOA4 Gene

Localization for NCOA4 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NCOA4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NCOA4 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 2
extracellular 2
golgi apparatus 2
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NCOA4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus TAS 8643607
GO:0044754 autolysosome IDA 25327288
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No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCOA4 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for NCOA4 Gene

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Pathways by source for NCOA4 Gene

Interacting Proteins for NCOA4 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for NCOA4 Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NCOA4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006622 protein targeting to lysosome IDA 25327288
GO:0008584 male gonad development TAS 8643607
GO:0009725 response to hormone IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for NCOA4 Gene

(9) Drugs for NCOA4 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(2) Additional Compounds for NCOA4 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for NCOA4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NCOA4 Gene

Nuclear receptor coactivator 4:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NCOA4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NCOA4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NCOA4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NCOA4 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NCOA4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NCOA4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (55.6) and Islet of Langerhans (8.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for NCOA4 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for NCOA4 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NCOA4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NCOA4 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NCOA4 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Also detected in adipose tissues and in different cell lines. Isoform Beta is only expressed in testis.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for NCOA4 Gene

Orthologs for NCOA4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for NCOA4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NCOA4 34
  • 99.38 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NCOA4 34
  • 87.55 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NCOA4 34
  • 87.15 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ncoa4 34 16
  • 83.71 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ncoa4 34
  • 82.79 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NCOA4 34
  • 62.39 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ncoa4 34
  • 57.26 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.8113 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ncoa4 34
  • 53.96 (n)
-- 34
Species where no ortholog for NCOA4 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 NCOA4 Gene

Gene Tree for NCOA4 (if available)
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Paralogs for NCOA4 Gene Pseudogenes for NCOA4 Gene

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Variants for NCOA4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NCOA4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10400087 -- 46,032,682(-) TTTAC(A/G)GTGTT nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10740051 -- 46,025,670(-) TGATG(A/G)TGACT intron-variant
rs10761576 -- 46,028,943(-) CCCCC(A/G)GTTGA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10761581 -- 46,027,444(-) CCACT(G/T)TTGCT intron-variant, reference, missense
rs10761618 -- 46,021,216(-) AGCTC(C/T)TTGGA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NCOA4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv3577172 CNV gain 25503493
esv3623185 CNV gain 21293372
esv3623188 CNV gain 21293372
nsv1041519 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1042912 CNV loss 25217958
nsv467192 CNV gain 19166990
nsv470936 CNV gain 18288195
nsv508583 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv510992 OTHER complex 20534489
nsv521269 CNV gain 19592680
nsv550853 CNV gain 21841781

Variation tolerance for NCOA4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 36.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.82; 58.52% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NCOA4 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCOA4 Gene

Disorders for NCOA4 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(10) MalaCards diseases for NCOA4 Gene - From: Orphanet, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
differentiated thyroid carcinoma
  • papillary or follicular thyroid carcinoma
thyroid cancer
  • malignant neoplasm of thyroid gland
papillary carcinoma
  • papillary carcinoma nos
thyroid cancer, monmedullary, 1
  • papillary thyroid carcinoma
prostate cancer
  • prostate cancer, hereditary, 5
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving NCOA4 is found in papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTCs). Inversion inv(10)(q11.2;q11.2) generates the RET/NCOA4 (PTC3) oncogene. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:8187085, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8290261}.

Relevant External Links for NCOA4

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for NCOA4 Gene

Publications for NCOA4 Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of a specific coactivator, ARA70, for the androgen receptor in human prostate cells. (PMID: 8643607) Yeh S. … Chang C. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1996) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Molecular characterization of RET/PTC3; a novel rearranged version of the RETproto-oncogene in a human thyroid papillary carcinoma. (PMID: 8290261) Santoro M. … Fusco A. (Oncogene 1994) 2 3 4 22 64
  3. Interaction of the putative androgen receptor-specific coactivator ARA70/ELE1alpha with multiple steroid receptors and identification of an internally deleted ELE1beta isoform. (PMID: 9892017) Alen P. … Peeters B. (Mol. Endocrinol. 1999) 3 4 22 64
  4. Identification of ARA70 as a ligand-enhanced coactivator for the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma. (PMID: 10347167) Heinlein C.A. … Chang C. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 3 4 22 64
  5. Frequent activation of ret protooncogene by fusion with a new activating gene in papillary thyroid carcinomas. (PMID: 8187085) Bongarzone I. … Pierotti M.A. (Cancer Res. 1994) 3 4 22 64

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