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Aliases for NKX2-1 Gene

Aliases for NKX2-1 Gene

  • NK2 Homeobox 1 2 3 5
  • Thyroid Transcription Factor 1 2 3 4
  • Thyroid-Specific Enhancer-Binding Protein 3 4
  • Homeobox Protein NK-2 Homolog A 3 4
  • Thyroid Nuclear Factor 1 3 4
  • NKX2A 3 4
  • TITF1 3 4
  • T/EBP 3 4
  • TTF-1 3 4
  • TTF1 3 4
  • Homeobox Protein Nkx-2.1 3
  • NK-2 Homolog A 3
  • Benign Chorea 2
  • NKX2.1 3
  • NMTC1 3
  • NK-2 3
  • TEBP 3
  • BCH 3
  • BHC 3

External Ids for NKX2-1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NKX2-1 Gene

  • NKX2A
  • BCH
  • TITF1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NKX2-1 Gene

  • GC14M036056
  • GC14M036985
  • GC14M017100

Summaries for NKX2-1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NKX2-1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein initially identified as a thyroid-specific transcription factor. The encoded protein binds to the thyroglobulin promoter and regulates the expression of thyroid-specific genes but has also been shown to regulate the expression of genes involved in morphogenesis. Mutations and deletions in this gene are associated with benign hereditary chorea, choreoathetosis, congenital hypothyroidism, and neonatal respiratory distress, and may be associated with thyroid cancer. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. This gene shares the symbol/alias 'TTF1' with another gene, transcription termination factor 1, which plays a role in ribosomal gene transcription. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2014]

GeneCards Summary for NKX2-1 Gene

NKX2-1 (NK2 Homeobox 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NKX2-1 include Chorea, Hereditary Benign and Choreoathetosis, Hypothyroidism, And Neonatal Respiratory Distress. Among its related pathways are Cytoskeleton remodeling Regulation of actin cytoskeleton by Rho GTPases and Neuroscience. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and enzyme binding. An important paralog of this gene is NKX2-4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-1 Gene

  • Transcription factor that binds and activates the promoter of thyroid specific genes such as thyroglobulin, thyroperoxidase, and thyrotropin receptor. Crucial in the maintenance of the thyroid differentiation phenotype. May play a role in lung development and surfactant homeostasis. Forms a regulatory loop with GRHL2 that coordinates lung epithelial cell morphogenesis and differentiation. Activates the transcription of GNRHR and plays a role in enhancing the circadian oscillation of its gene expression. Represses the transcription of the circadian transcriptional repressor NR1D1 (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for NKX2-1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NKX2-1 Gene

Genomics for NKX2-1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NKX2-1 Gene

Enhancers for NKX2-1 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
GH14F036514 1.4 FANTOM5 ENCODE 19.5 +6.3 6301 0.6 RNF2 SUZ12 CBX2 CTBP2 EZH2 SFTA3 NKX2-1 MBIP NKX2-1-AS1
GH14F036508 0.5 FANTOM5 16.3 +12.8 12772 0.1 ZBTB10 MAZ RNF2 CBX2 CBX8 GLIS2 ZBTB48 SMARCA4 PATZ1 ZNF341 NKX2-1 SFTA3 MBIP GC14P036424
GH14F036676 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 10 -155.2 -155232 0.4 ZNF493 INSM2 FEZF1 ZNF2 ZNF155 ZEB1 ZNF335 ZNF121 ZNF23 ZNF366 NKX2-8 RPL29P3 NKX2-1-AS1 NKX2-1 SFTA3 LOC105370455 ENSG00000258690
GH14F036281 0.4 ENCODE 9.9 +239.6 239640 0.2 ATF1 L3MBTL2 HCFC1 NFYC SIX5 MNT ETS1 NFYB GABPB1 ZNF143 SFTA3 NKX2-1 NKX2-1-AS1 RPL29P3 NKX2-8 MBIP RN7SKP21
GH14F036279 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 9.9 +241.4 241376 1.1 CTBP1 GATA3 PKNOX1 HMBOX1 POU5F1 NFE2 SFTA3 NKX2-1-AS1 NKX2-1 RPL29P3 NKX2-8 MBIP RN7SKP21
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around NKX2-1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for NKX2-1 Gene

Chromosome:
14
Start:
36,516,392 bp from pter
End:
36,521,149 bp from pter
Size:
4,758 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for NKX2-1 Gene

Genes around NKX2-1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NKX2-1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NKX2-1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NKX2-1 Gene

Proteins for NKX2-1 Gene

  • Protein details for NKX2-1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P43699-NKX21_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Homeobox protein Nkx-2.1
    Protein Accession:
    P43699
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DSA3
    • O14954
    • O14955
    • Q7KZF6
    • Q9BRJ8

    Protein attributes for NKX2-1 Gene

    Size:
    371 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    38596 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with WWTR1.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAH06221.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA23527.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for NKX2-1 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for NKX2-1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NKX2-1 Gene

Other Protein References for NKX2-1 Gene

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for NKX2-1 (NKX2-1)
  • Abcam antibodies for NKX2-1

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NKX2-1 Gene

Domains & Families for NKX2-1 Gene

Gene Families for NKX2-1 Gene

Protein Domains for NKX2-1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NKX2-1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P43699

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

NKX21_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the NK-2 homeobox family.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
Family:
  • Belongs to the NK-2 homeobox family.
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Function for NKX2-1 Gene

Molecular function for NKX2-1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor that binds and activates the promoter of thyroid specific genes such as thyroglobulin, thyroperoxidase, and thyrotropin receptor. Crucial in the maintenance of the thyroid differentiation phenotype. May play a role in lung development and surfactant homeostasis. Forms a regulatory loop with GRHL2 that coordinates lung epithelial cell morphogenesis and differentiation. Activates the transcription of GNRHR and plays a role in enhancing the circadian oscillation of its gene expression. Represses the transcription of the circadian transcriptional repressor NR1D1 (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NKX2-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000977 RNA polymerase II regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 23143308
GO:0001012 RNA polymerase II regulatory region DNA binding IDA 23143308
GO:0001047 core promoter binding ISS --
GO:0001161 intronic transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding ISS --
GO:0003677 DNA binding IMP 7635972
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX2-1: view
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Human Phenotype Ontology for NKX2-1 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for NKX2-1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NKX2-1:

Animal Model Products

Targeted motifs for NKX2-1 Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif NKX2-1
  • Consensus sequence: RSCACTYRAG Submotif: canonical Cell Type: LungAC GEO ID: GSE43252

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Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) and Transcription Factor Targets for NKX2-1 Gene

Localization for NKX2-1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for NKX2-1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NKX2-1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2
extracellular 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NKX2-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA,IDA 7713914
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm ISS --
GO:0005667 transcription factor complex IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for NKX2-1 Gene

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Pathways by source for NKX2-1 Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for NKX2-1 Gene
1 BioSystems pathway for NKX2-1 Gene
1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for NKX2-1 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for NKX2-1 Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NKX2-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 23143308
GO:0001764 neuron migration IEA --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for NKX2-1 Gene

(14) Drugs for NKX2-1 Gene - From: ClinicalTrials and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Protein C Pharma 115
Pulmonary Surfactants Pharma 107
Respiratory System Agents Pharma 4818

(12) Additional Compounds for NKX2-1 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for NKX2-1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NKX2-1 Gene

NK2 homeobox 1:
Representative Sequences:

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Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NKX2-1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NKX2-1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
NKX2-1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
NKX2-1

Expression for NKX2-1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NKX2-1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NKX2-1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Thyroid (x35.6) and Lung (x12.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NKX2-1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal heart (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NKX2-1 Gene



Protein tissue co-expression partners for NKX2-1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NKX2-1 Gene:

Hs.94367

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NKX2-1 Gene:

P43699-NKX21_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Thyroid and lung.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NKX2-1: view

Orthologs for NKX2-1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NKX2-1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NKX2-1 34 35
  • 99.5 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NKX2-1 35
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
LOC613713 34
  • 94.68 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nkx2-1 34 16 35
  • 92.63 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nkx2-1 34
  • 92.18 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NKX2-1 35
  • 84 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NKX2-1 34 35
  • 76.58 (n)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NKX2-1 35
  • 73 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nkx2-1 34
  • 73.22 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia titf1-A 34
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nkx2.1b 34 35
  • 68.41 (n)
titf1b 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta scro 35
  • 34 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ceh-24 35
  • 32 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CS-TTF1 35
  • 27 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.14238 34
Species where no ortholog for NKX2-1 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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 NKX2-1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for NKX2-1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for NKX2-1 (if available)

Paralogs for NKX2-1 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for NKX2-1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for NKX2-1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NKX2-1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs137852692 Choreoathetosis and congenital hypothyroidism with or without pulmonary dysfunction (CAHTP) [MIM:610978], Pathogenic 36,517,781(-) CGCAG(G/T)TCAAG upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs28936671 Chorea, hereditary benign (BHC) [MIM:118700], Pathogenic 36,517,757(-) ACCAC(A/C)GCTAC upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs28936672 Chorea, hereditary benign (BHC) [MIM:118700], Pathogenic 36,517,771(-) GATCT(G/T)GTTCC upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs537209983 Thyroid cancer, non-medullary, 1 (NMTC1) [MIM:188550] 36,517,378(+) GCAGC(A/G)CCGCG upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
VAR_073040 Choreoathetosis and congenital hypothyroidism with or without pulmonary dysfunction (CAHTP) [MIM:610978]

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NKX2-1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv23132 CNV loss 19812545
nsv564346 CNV loss 21841781
nsv819045 CNV gain 19587683

Variation tolerance for NKX2-1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 49% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.26; 25.25% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NKX2-1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
NKX2-1
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
NKX2-1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-1 Gene

Disorders for NKX2-1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(83) MalaCards diseases for NKX2-1 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
chorea, hereditary benign
  • benign hereditary chorea
choreoathetosis, hypothyroidism, and neonatal respiratory distress
  • choreoathetosis and congenital hypothyroidism with or without pulmonary dysfunction
thyroid cancer, monmedullary, 1
  • papillary thyroid carcinoma
nkx2-1-related disorders
thyroid cancer
  • malignant neoplasm of thyroid gland
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

NKX21_HUMAN
  • Chorea, hereditary benign (BHC) [MIM:118700]: A rare autosomal dominant movement disorder, defined by early onset in childhood, a stable or non-progressive course of chorea, and no mental deterioration. Chorea is characterized by involuntary, forcible, rapid, jerky movements that may be subtle or become confluent, markedly altering normal patterns of movement. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:11971878, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15955952, ECO:0000269 PubMed:26723978}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Choreoathetosis and congenital hypothyroidism with or without pulmonary dysfunction (CAHTP) [MIM:610978]: An autosomal dominant disorder that manifests in infancy with neurological disturbances, hypothyroidism, and respiratory problems. It is characterized by movement abnormalities beginning with muscular hypotonia followed by the development of chorea, athetosis, dystonia, ataxia, and dysarthria. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:11854318, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11854319, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15289765, ECO:0000269 PubMed:24714694}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Thyroid cancer, non-medullary, 1 (NMTC1) [MIM:188550]: A form of non-medullary thyroid cancer (NMTC), a cancer characterized by tumors originating from the thyroid follicular cells. NMTCs represent approximately 95% of all cases of thyroid cancer and are classified into papillary, follicular, Hurthle cell, and anaplastic neoplasms. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:19176457}. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for NKX2-1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
NKX2-1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
NKX2-1
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
NKX2-1
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No data available for Genatlas for NKX2-1 Gene

Publications for NKX2-1 Gene

  1. A germline mutation (A339V) in thyroid transcription factor-1 (TITF-1/NKX2.1) in patients with multinodular goiter and papillary thyroid carcinoma. (PMID: 19176457) Ngan E.S. … Garcia-BarcelA^ M.M. (J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2009) 3 4 46 64
  2. Gene structure and expression of human thyroid transcription factor-1 in respiratory epithelial cells. (PMID: 7713914) Ikeda K. … Whitsett J.A. (J. Biol. Chem. 1995) 3 4 22 64
  3. A large-scale candidate gene association study of age at menarche and age at natural menopause. (PMID: 20734064) He C. … Hunter D.J. (Hum. Genet. 2010) 3 46 64
  4. Napsin A and thyroid transcription factor-1 expression in carcinomas of the lung, breast, pancreas, colon, kidney, thyroid, and malignant mesothelioma. (PMID: 19740516) Bishop J.A. … Illei P.B. (Hum. Pathol. 2010) 3 22 64
  5. Expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 in colorectal carcinoma. (PMID: 20042854) Xu B. … Khoury T. (Appl. Immunohistochem. Mol. Morphol. 2010) 3 22 64

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