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Aliases for NTN3 Gene

Aliases for NTN3 Gene

  • Netrin 3 2 3 5
  • Netrin-2-Like Protein 3 4
  • NTN2L 3 4
  • Netrin-2, Chicken, Homolog Of, Like 3
  • Netrin 2 (Chicken)-Like 2
  • Netrin 2-Like (Chicken) 2
  • Netrin-3 2

External Ids for NTN3 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NTN3 Gene

  • NTN2L

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NTN3 Gene

  • GC16P002462
  • GC16P002521

Summaries for NTN3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for NTN3 Gene

NTN3 (Netrin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Axon guidance and Developmental Biology. GO annotations related to this gene include receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is NTN1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NTN3 Gene

  • Netrins control guidance of CNS commissural axons and peripheral motor axons.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NTN3 Gene

Genomics for NTN3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NTN3 Gene

Enhancers for NTN3 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around NTN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for NTN3 Gene

2,471,499 bp from pter
2,474,145 bp from pter
2,647 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NTN3 Gene

Genes around NTN3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NTN3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NTN3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NTN3 Gene

Proteins for NTN3 Gene

  • Protein details for NTN3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for NTN3 Gene

    580 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    61466 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for NTN3 Gene

Proteomics data for NTN3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NTN3 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 104 and Asn 387
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for NTN3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NTN3 Gene

Domains & Families for NTN3 Gene

Gene Families for NTN3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NTN3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 3 laminin EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 3 laminin EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 1 laminin N-terminal domain.
  • Contains 1 NTR domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with NTN3: view

Function for NTN3 Gene

Molecular function for NTN3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Netrins control guidance of CNS commissural axons and peripheral motor axons.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NTN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 receptor binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NTN3: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with NTN3: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for NTN3

miRNA for NTN3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target NTN3

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NTN3 Gene

Localization for NTN3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NTN3 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NTN3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NTN3 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
golgi apparatus 2
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NTN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NTN3: view

Pathways & Interactions for NTN3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with NTN3: view

Pathways by source for NTN3 Gene

3 Reactome pathways for NTN3 Gene
1 KEGG pathway for NTN3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NTN3 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NTN3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for NTN3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for NTN3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NTN3 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for NTN3 Gene

Netrin 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NTN3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NTN3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NTN3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NTN3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NTN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x4.2).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NTN3 Gene Hs.158336

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NTN3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Spinal cord.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NTN3: view

Primer Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for NTN3 Gene

Orthologs for NTN3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NTN3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NTN3 35
  • 88.55 (n)
  • 91.46 (a)
NTN3 36
  • 92 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NTN3 35
  • 87.48 (n)
  • 90.52 (a)
NTN3 36
  • 91 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ntn3 35
  • 83.45 (n)
  • 87.37 (a)
Ntn3 16
Ntn3 36
  • 87 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NTN3 35
  • 98.01 (n)
  • 97.02 (a)
NTN3 36
  • 97 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ntn3 35
  • 83.75 (n)
  • 87.54 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NTN3 36
  • 70 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NTN3 36
  • 70 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NTN3 36
  • 55 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NTN3 36
  • 50 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ntn2 36
  • 53 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta NetA 36
  • 36 (a)
NetB 36
  • 32 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-6 36
  • 42 (a)
Species with no ortholog for NTN3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for NTN3 Gene

Gene Tree for NTN3 (if available)
Gene Tree for NTN3 (if available)

Paralogs for NTN3 Gene

Paralogs for NTN3 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for NTN3 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with NTN3: view

Variants for NTN3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NTN3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_050086 -
rs144596770 -- 2,473,088(+) CGCTG(C/T)GCGCC reference, synonymous-codon
rs375026789 -- 2,473,111(+) AAGCC(A/G)CTCCC reference, missense
rs141616597 -- 2,473,110(+) AAAGC(C/T)GCTCC reference, missense
rs376723478 -- 2,473,085(+) AACCG(A/C)TGCGC reference, synonymous-codon

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NTN3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422427 CNV Duplication 17116639
dgv2545n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv905139 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833121 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv2569n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2570n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv905149 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv905152 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv905153 CNV Loss 21882294
esv29545 CNV Loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for NTN3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 67.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.28; 52.98% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for NTN3 Gene

Disorders for NTN3 Gene

Relevant External Links for NTN3

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for NTN3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NTN3 Gene

Publications for NTN3 Gene

  1. The NTN2L gene encoding a novel human netrin maps to the autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease region on chromosome 16p13.3. (PMID: 9143507) Van Raay T.J. … Burn T.C. (Genomics 1997) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Netrin-3, a mouse homolog of human NTN2L, is highly expressed in sensory ganglia and shows differential binding to netrin receptors. (PMID: 10366627) Wang H. … Tessier-Lavigne M. (J. Neurosci. 1999) 2 3 23
  3. A Floor-Plate Extracellular Protein-Protein Interaction Screen Identifies Draxin as a Secreted Netrin-1 Antagonist. (PMID: 26190107) Gao X. … SAPllner C. (Cell Rep 2015) 3
  4. Autocrine netrin function inhibits glioma cell motility and promotes focal adhesion formation. (PMID: 21980448) Jarjour A.A. … Kennedy T.E. (PLoS ONE 2011) 3
  5. Close encounters: regulation of vertebrate skeletal myogenesis by cell-cell contact. (PMID: 15923648) Krauss R.S. … Kang J.S. (J. Cell. Sci. 2005) 3

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