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Aliases for NTF3 Gene

Aliases for NTF3 Gene

  • Neurotrophin 3 2 3 5
  • Nerve Growth Factor 2 3 4
  • Neurotrophic Factor 3 4
  • NGF-2 3 4
  • HDNF 3 4
  • NT-3 3 4
  • Neurotrophin-3 3
  • NGF2 3
  • NT3 3

External Ids for NTF3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NTF3 Gene

  • GC12U990064
  • GC12P005487
  • GC12P005420
  • GC12P005473
  • GC12P005541

Summaries for NTF3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NTF3 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the neurotrophin family, that controls survival and differentiation of mammalian neurons. This protein is closely related to both nerve growth factor and brain-derived neurotrophic factor. It may be involved in the maintenance of the adult nervous system, and may affect development of neurons in the embryo when it is expressed in human placenta. NTF3-deficient mice generated by gene targeting display severe movement defects of the limbs. The mature peptide of this protein is identical in all mammals examined including human, pig, rat and mouse. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for NTF3 Gene

NTF3 (Neurotrophin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NTF3 include Hypochondriasis and Diabetic Polyneuropathy. Among its related pathways are Activation of cAMP-Dependent PKA and GPCR Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include receptor binding and chemoattractant activity. An important paralog of this gene is NGF.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NTF3 Gene

  • Seems to promote the survival of visceral and proprioceptive sensory neurons.

Gene Wiki entry for NTF3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NTF3 Gene

Genomics for NTF3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NTF3 Gene

Enhancers for NTF3 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
GH12F005429 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 16.6 +0.1 76 6.0 CTCF KLF1 SUZ12 ZIC2 YY1 ZFHX2 GLIS2 POLR2A PATZ1 SCRT2 NTF3 KCNA5 GC12M005446
GH12F005455 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 13.5 +24.9 24908 2.8 CTCF RFX1 POLR2A SMARCA4 ZBTB33 SPI1 NTF3 GC12M005446 GC12P005469
GH12F006391 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 9.7 +960.3 960323 2.1 ZNF362 ZBTB40 ATF2 ZBTB49 ZNF121 MAFF ZNF791 POLR2A SPI1 LTBR ENSG00000219410 LOC105369628 TNFRSF1A CD27 NCAPD2 SCARNA10 C12orf57 VAMP1 PHB2
GH12F005806 0.9 FANTOM5 ENCODE 9.6 +376.0 375967 4.1 HIC1 ZNF664 HLF USF2 FOS BCL11B EGR2 NTF3 GC12P005823 GC12P005770
GH12F005166 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 10.5 -265.0 -264964 1.1 JUND BHLHE40 FOS LOC105369618 NTF3 LOC105369616 GC12P005137
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around NTF3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NTF3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000086593 489 2800 CTCF KLF1 SUZ12 ZIC2 YY1 ZFHX2 GLIS2 PATZ1 SCRT2 HNF4G

Genomic Location for NTF3 Gene

5,432,112 bp from pter
5,521,536 bp from pter
89,425 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NTF3 Gene

Genes around NTF3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NTF3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NTF3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NTF3 Gene

Proteins for NTF3 Gene

  • Protein details for NTF3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7Z1T5
    • Q6FH50

    Protein attributes for NTF3 Gene

    257 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    29355 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for NTF3 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for NTF3 Gene


neXtProt entry for NTF3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NTF3 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 131
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for NTF3 Gene

Antibody Products

  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for NTF3

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NTF3 Gene

Domains & Families for NTF3 Gene

Gene Families for NTF3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NTF3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the NGF-beta family.
  • Belongs to the NGF-beta family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with NTF3: view

Function for NTF3 Gene

Molecular function for NTF3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
neurotrophic factor (neurotrophin) 3,29.3kDa,ligand for NTRK3 (TRKC),expressed in retina and the anterior segment of the developing eye
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Seems to promote the survival of visceral and proprioceptive sensory neurons.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NTF3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 receptor binding IEA,TAS 2236018
GO:0005165 neurotrophin receptor binding IEA --
GO:0005166 neurotrophin p75 receptor binding IBA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0008083 growth factor activity IEA,IDA 23027130
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NTF3: view
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Animal Models for NTF3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NTF3:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for NTF3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target NTF3

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NTF3 Gene

Localization for NTF3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NTF3 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NTF3 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
nucleus 3
plasma membrane 2
cytoskeleton 2
mitochondrion 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NTF3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NTF3: view

Pathways & Interactions for NTF3 Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for NTF3 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NTF3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000187 activation of MAPK activity IDA 23027130
GO:0002092 positive regulation of receptor internalization IDA 23027130
GO:0007165 signal transduction TAS 2236018
GO:0007169 transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase signaling pathway IDA 23027130
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling TAS 2236018
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NTF3: view

Drugs & Compounds for NTF3 Gene

(46) Drugs for NTF3 Gene - From: DrugBank and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
AV411 Investigational Pharma Target 0

(29) Additional Compounds for NTF3 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for NTF3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NTF3 Gene

(3) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(5) Additional mRNA sequences :
(5) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(6) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for NTF3 Gene

Neurotrophin 3:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NTF3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NTF3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NTF3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NTF3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NTF3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Tibial (x8.1), Artery - Aorta (x6.2), and Artery - Coronary (x6.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NTF3 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NTF3 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NTF3 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NTF3 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Brain and peripheral tissues.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NTF3: view

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for NTF3 Gene

Orthologs for NTF3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for NTF3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NTF3 34 35
  • 98.7 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NTF3 35
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NTF3 34 35
  • 92.1 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ntf3 34
  • 90.62 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ntf3 34 16 35
  • 90 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NTF3 34 35
  • 89.68 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NT-3 35
  • 88 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NTF3 34 35
  • 78.89 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NTF3 35
  • 77 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ntf3 34
  • 73.28 (n)
Str.3752 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.1074 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ntf3 34 35
  • 59.48 (n)
Species where no ortholog for NTF3 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for NTF3 Gene

Gene Tree for NTF3 (if available)
Gene Tree for NTF3 (if available)

Paralogs for NTF3 Gene

Paralogs for NTF3 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for NTF3 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for NTF3 Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NTF3 Gene

Variant Glu-76 (frequently reported as Glu-63) was thought to be associated with severe forms of schizophrenia. This does not seem to be the case.

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NTF3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs540320780 Uncertain significance 5,494,440(+) GGGGA(A/G)GGCCC reference, missense
rs10161033 -- 5,490,480(+) GACAT(C/T)CCCCT intron-variant
rs10492095 -- 5,452,034(+) CCAGT(C/T)TTTAC intron-variant
rs10527557 -- 5,486,881(+) ACGTG(-/GTGTGT)GTGTG intron-variant
rs10735049 -- 5,444,337(+) CTGGG(A/G)CAGAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NTF3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv592 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv557155 CNV gain 21841781
nsv524170 CNV gain 19592680
nsv523152 CNV gain 19592680
nsv513347 CNV insertion 21212237
nsv478052 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv473788 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv470262 CNV gain 18288195
nsv468988 CNV gain 19166990
nsv1152910 CNV duplication 26484159
nsv1110206 CNV duplication 24896259
nsv1051126 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1040098 CNV gain 25217958
esv3358188 CNV duplication 20981092
esv2559368 CNV insertion 19546169
dgv1348n100 CNV gain 25217958

Variation tolerance for NTF3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 35.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.35; 70.82% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NTF3 Gene

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

Disorders for NTF3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(17) MalaCards diseases for NTF3 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • hypochondria
diabetic polyneuropathy
  • diabetes mellitus with polyneuropathy
diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic neuropathies
diabetic autonomic neuropathy
  • diabetic neuropathies
demyelinating disease
  • demyelinating disorder
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search NTF3 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for NTF3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NTF3: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NTF3 Gene

Publications for NTF3 Gene

  1. Human and rat brain-derived neurotrophic factor and neurotrophin-3: gene structures, distributions, and chromosomal localizations. (PMID: 1889806) Maisonpierre P.C. … Yancopoulos G.D. (Genomics 1991) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Association of neurotrophin-3 gene variant with severe forms of schizophrenia. (PMID: 7733919) Hattori M. … Nanko S. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1995) 3 4 46 64
  3. NT-3 gene modified Schwann cells promote TrkC gene modified mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate into neuron-like cells in vitro. (PMID: 19680743) Zhang Y.Q. … Zeng Y.S. (Anat Sci Int 2010) 3 22 64
  4. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 46 64
  5. Increased neurotrophin-3 in drug-free subjects with bipolar disorder during manic and depressive episodes. (PMID: 20060128) Fernandes B.S. … Kapczinski F. (J Psychiatr Res 2010) 3 22 64

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