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Aliases for NDNF Gene

Aliases for NDNF Gene

  • Neuron-Derived Neurotrophic Factor 2 3 4
  • C4orf31 3 4
  • Fibronectin Type-III Domain-Containing Protein C4orf31 3
  • Chromosome 4 Open Reading Frame 31 2
  • Protein NDNF 3

External Ids for NDNF Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NDNF Gene

  • C4orf31

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NDNF Gene

  • GC04M121957
  • GC04M121958
  • GC04M121962

Summaries for NDNF Gene

GeneCards Summary for NDNF Gene

NDNF (Neuron-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include heparin binding and glycosaminoglycan binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDNF Gene

  • Promotes matrix assembly and cell adhesiveness (By similarity). Promotes neuron migration, growth and survival as well as neurite outgrowth.

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

Genomics for NDNF Gene

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Genomic Location for NDNF Gene

121,035,613 bp from pter
121,073,021 bp from pter
37,409 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for NDNF Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for NDNF Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for NDNF Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for NDNF Gene

Proteins for NDNF Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein NDNF
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K0Q0
    • Q6UWE5
    • Q9H5P7

    Protein attributes for NDNF Gene

    568 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    64673 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds heparin and chondroitin sulfate.
    • Sequence=BAB15573.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB15573.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=364, 435; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for NDNF Gene

Proteomics data for NDNF Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NDNF Gene

Other Protein References for NDNF Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NDNF Gene

Domains for NDNF Gene

Protein Domains for NDNF Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q8TB73
  • Contains 2 fibronectin type-III domains.
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No data available for Gene Families and Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NDNF Gene

Function for NDNF Gene

Molecular function for NDNF Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Promotes matrix assembly and cell adhesiveness (By similarity). Promotes neuron migration, growth and survival as well as neurite outgrowth.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NDNF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0005539 glycosaminoglycan binding ISS --
GO:0008201 heparin binding ISS --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for NDNF Gene

Localization for NDNF Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDNF Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NDNF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IDA 20969804
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix ISS --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for NDNF Gene

Pathways for NDNF Gene

SuperPathways for NDNF Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for NDNF Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NDNF Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001764 neuron migration IDA 20969804
GO:0010811 positive regulation of cell-substrate adhesion ISS --
GO:0010976 positive regulation of neuron projection development IDA 20969804
GO:0016049 cell growth IDA 20969804
GO:0019800 peptide cross-linking via chondroitin 4-sulfate glycosaminoglycan ISS --
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No data available for Pathways by source for NDNF Gene

Transcripts for NDNF Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NDNF Gene

Unigene Clusters for NDNF Gene

Neuron-derived neurotrophic factor:
Representative Sequences:

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for NDNF

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - -

Relevant External Links for NDNF Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NDNF Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NDNF Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (9.4) and Ovary (6.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for NDNF Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NDNF Gene Hs.709520

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NDNF Gene

Orthologs for NDNF Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NDNF Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NDNF 35
  • 99.24 (n)
  • 99.82 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C6H4ORF31 36
  • 93 (a)
  • 87.73 (n)
  • 93.66 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NDNF 35
  • 90.11 (n)
  • 95.3 (a)
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ndnf 35
  • 85.61 (n)
  • 87.95 (a)
Ndnf 16
Ndnf 36
  • 88 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NDNF 36
  • 88 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NDNF 36
  • 90 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ndnf 35
  • 84.59 (n)
  • 85.79 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NDNF 35
  • 80.6 (n)
  • 91.17 (a)
  • 90 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NDNF 36
  • 88 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.24158 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ndnf 35
  • 76.86 (n)
  • 85.61 (a)
Str.14053 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ndnf 35
  • 70.52 (n)
  • 79.96 (a)
ndnf 36
  • 77 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ndnf-1 36
  • 21 (a)
Species with no ortholog for NDNF:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for NDNF Gene

Gene Tree for NDNF (if available)
Gene Tree for NDNF (if available)

Paralogs for NDNF Gene

No data available for Paralogs for NDNF Gene

Variants for NDNF Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NDNF Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs882045 -- 121,061,581(+) TTCTC(A/G)TGTCT intron-variant
rs882046 -- 121,061,859(+) TGATC(A/G)GCTTT intron-variant
rs1045080 -- 121,035,896(-) TCTCT(A/G)TAGAT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1355395 -- 121,042,420(+) GGGGC(A/T)GTGGG intron-variant
rs1397645 -- 121,036,579(+) GTGGC(C/T)GAGGA reference, synonymous-codon

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv879859 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv507193 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv2656850 CNV Deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for NDNF Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

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

Disorders for NDNF Gene

No disorders were found for NDNF Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NDNF Gene

Publications for NDNF Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 2 3 4
  2. Spatio-temporal expression of a novel neuron-derived neurotrophic factor (NDNF) in mouse brains during development. (PMID: 20969804) Kuang X.L. … Sun G.T. (BMC Neurosci. 2010) 2 3 4
  3. Differential effects of Tat proteins derived from HIV-1 subtypes B and recombinant CRF02_AG on human brain microvascular endothelial cells: implications for blood-brain barrier dysfunction. (PMID: 24667918) Woollard S.M. … Kanmogne G.D. (J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab. 2014) 3
  4. Neuron-derived neurotrophic factor functions as a novel modulator that enhances endothelial cell function and revascularization processes. (PMID: 24706764) Ohashi K. … Ouchi N. (J. Biol. Chem. 2014) 3
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 4

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