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Aliases for NEPNP Gene

Aliases for NEPNP Gene

  • Nephrocan, Pseudogene 2 3
  • Asporin Pseudogene 3
  • NEPN Pseudogene 3
  • NEPN 3
  • NPN 3

External Ids for NEPNP Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NEPNP Gene

  • GC06P117924

Summaries for NEPNP Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NEPNP Gene

  • Nephrocan is a secreted glycoprotein that acts as an inhibitor of the transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathway. This gene has been inactivated by mutation and is nonfunctional in humans. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]

GeneCards Summary for NEPNP Gene

NEPNP (Nephrocan, Pseudogene) is a Pseudogene.

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

Genomics for NEPNP Gene

Genomic Location for NEPNP Gene

117,602,928 bp from pter
117,645,087 bp from pter
42,160 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NEPNP Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
GeneLoc Logo Gene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NEPNP Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for NEPNP Gene

Proteins for NEPNP Gene

Post-translational modifications for NEPNP Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NEPNP Gene

Domains & Families for NEPNP Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

No data available for Gene Families , Protein Domains , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NEPNP Gene

Function for NEPNP Gene

Animal Model Products

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NEPNP Gene

Localization for NEPNP Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NEPNP Gene

Pathways & Interactions for NEPNP Gene

SuperPathways for NEPNP Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for NEPNP Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NEPNP Gene


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

Drugs & Compounds for NEPNP Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for NEPNP Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NEPNP Gene

(1) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NEPNP Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NEPNP Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NEPNP Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x4.3).
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NEPNP: view

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for NEPNP Gene

Orthologs for NEPNP Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of human and mouse.

Orthologs for NEPNP Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nepn 16
Species with no ortholog for NEPNP:
  • 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)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for NEPNP Gene

Gene Tree for NEPNP (if available)
Gene Tree for NEPNP (if available)

Paralogs for NEPNP Gene

No data available for Paralogs for NEPNP Gene

Variants for NEPNP Gene

Relevant External Links for NEPNP Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Variation tolerance for NEPNP Gene

Disorders for NEPNP Gene

Relevant External Links for NEPNP

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NEPNP: view

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

Publications for NEPNP Gene

  1. Identification and analysis of unitary pseudogenes: historic and contemporary gene losses in humans and other primates. (PMID: 20210993) Zhang Z.D. … Gerstein M. (Genome Biol. 2010) 2 67
  2. Genome-wide association with bone mass and geometry in the Framingham Heart Study. (PMID: 17903296) Kiel D.P. … Karasik D. (BMC Med. Genet. 2007) 67
  3. Comparative genomics search for losses of long-established genes on the human lineage. (PMID: 18085818) Zhu J. … Haussler D. (PLoS Comput. Biol. 2007) 67
  4. Nephrocan, a novel member of the small leucine-rich repeat protein family, is an inhibitor of transforming growth factor-beta signaling. (PMID: 16990280) Mochida Y. … Yamauchi M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 67

Products for NEPNP Gene

Sources for NEPNP Gene

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