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Aliases for PDLIM3 Gene

Aliases for PDLIM3 Gene

  • PDZ And LIM Domain 3 2 3
  • ALP 3 4 6
  • Alpha-Actinin-2-Associated LIM Protein 3 4
  • Actinin-Associated LIM Protein 4
  • PDZ And LIM Domain Protein 3 3
  • Enigma Homolog 3

External Ids for PDLIM3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PDLIM3 Gene

  • GC04M187118
  • GC04M186798
  • GC04M186659
  • GC04M186422
  • GC04M182175

Summaries for PDLIM3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PDLIM3 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene contains a PDZ domain and a LIM domain, indicating that it may be involved in cytoskeletal assembly. In support of this, the encoded protein has been shown to bind the spectrin-like repeats of alpha-actinin-2 and to colocalize with alpha-actinin-2 at the Z lines of skeletal muscle. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been observed for this gene. Aberrant alternative splicing of this gene may play a role in myotonic dystrophy. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2012]

GeneCards Summary for PDLIM3 Gene

PDLIM3 (PDZ And LIM Domain 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PDLIM3 include osteitis fibrosa and myotonic dystrophy. GO annotations related to this gene include cytoskeletal protein binding and structural constituent of muscle. An important paralog of this gene is PDLIM4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PDLIM3 Gene

  • May play a role in the organization of actin filament arrays within muscle cells.

Gene Wiki entry for PDLIM3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PDLIM3 Gene

Genomics for PDLIM3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PDLIM3 Gene

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Genomic Location for PDLIM3 Gene

185,500,660 bp from pter
185,535,612 bp from pter
34,953 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PDLIM3 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PDLIM3 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PDLIM3 Gene

Proteins for PDLIM3 Gene

  • Protein details for PDLIM3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    PDZ and LIM domain protein 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R866
    • O43590
    • O60439
    • O60440
    • Q8N6Y6
    • Q9BVP4

    Protein attributes for PDLIM3 Gene

    364 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39232 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with ACTN2.

    Alternative splice isoforms for PDLIM3 Gene


neXtProt entry for PDLIM3 Gene

Proteomics data for PDLIM3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PDLIM3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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Domains for PDLIM3 Gene

Protein Domains for PDLIM3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PDLIM3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 LIM zinc-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 LIM zinc-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 PDZ (DHR) domain.
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No data available for Gene Families for PDLIM3 Gene

Function for PDLIM3 Gene

Molecular function for PDLIM3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in the organization of actin filament arrays within muscle cells.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PDLIM3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 23414517
GO:0008092 cytoskeletal protein binding IEA --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0008307 structural constituent of muscle IEA --
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Animal Models for PDLIM3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PDLIM3:

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miRNA for PDLIM3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PDLIM3

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PDLIM3 Gene

Localization for PDLIM3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PDLIM3 Gene

Cytoplasm, myofibril, sarcomere, Z line. Note=Localizes to myofiber Z-lines.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PDLIM3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PDLIM3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 2
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PDLIM3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0015629 actin cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0030018 Z disc IEA --
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Pathways for PDLIM3 Gene

SuperPathways for PDLIM3 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PDLIM3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007015 actin filament organization IEA --
GO:0007507 heart development IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for PDLIM3 Gene

Drugs for PDLIM3 Gene

(2) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for PDLIM3 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
creatinine 7.74 4
calcium 0 5
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Transcripts for PDLIM3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PDLIM3 Gene

PDZ and LIM domain 3:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PDLIM3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c · 5d ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - -
SP3: -
SP4: - - - - - -
SP5: - -
SP6: -

Relevant External Links for PDLIM3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PDLIM3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PDLIM3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PDLIM3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Muscle - Skeletal (20.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for PDLIM3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cardia (11.9), Prostate (7.2), and Rectum (7.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for PDLIM3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PDLIM3 Gene Hs.701364

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PDLIM3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Isoform 1 is highly expressed in differentiated skeletal muscle. Isoform 2 is heart-specific.
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Expression partners for PDLIM3 Gene

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Orthologs for PDLIM3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for PDLIM3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PDLIM3 35
  • 91.03 (n)
  • 93.41 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PDLIM3 35
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 99.73 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pdlim3 35
  • 86.56 (n)
  • 91.99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pdlim3 16
Pdlim3 36
  • 80 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PDLIM3 36
  • 81 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PDLIM3 36
  • 90 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PDLIM3 36
  • 57 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PDLIM3 36
  • 68 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PDLIM3 36
  • 79 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.13894 35
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.7312 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pdlim3a 36
  • 52 (a)
pdlim3b 36
  • 58 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.3882 36
  • 20 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PDLIM3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for PDLIM3 Gene

Gene Tree for PDLIM3 (if available)
Gene Tree for PDLIM3 (if available)

Paralogs for PDLIM3 Gene

Paralogs for PDLIM3 Gene

(6) SIMAP similar genes for PDLIM3 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for PDLIM3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PDLIM3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1840 -- 185,508,820(+) TGTTT(C/T)ACTAG intron-variant
rs8315 -- 185,502,282(-) GCAGG(C/T)GTGGC utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs13808 -- 185,501,998(-) ACAGC(C/T)ATCAA utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs754837 -- 185,513,936(+) CAGGG(C/T)TTTCC intron-variant
rs1055702 -- 185,502,339(-) ACAAA(A/G)CCCCC synonymous-codon, reference, nc-transcript-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PDLIM3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv881506 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv1724e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv527026 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv517035 CNV Gain+Loss 19592680
nsv4639 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv508339 CNV Loss 20534489
nsv511267 CNV Loss 21212237
esv2430031 CNV Deletion 19546169
nsv10624 CNV Gain 18304495
esv2068423 CNV Deletion 18987734
nsv513187 CNV Loss 21212237
dgv915n67 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv821047 CNV Deletion 20802225
esv2728910 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv4371 CNV Deletion 18987735
dgv134e180 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv28251 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2657042 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv499814 CNV Loss 21111241
esv9232 CNV Loss 19470904
nsv830169 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897

Relevant External Links for PDLIM3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PDLIM3 Gene

Disorders for PDLIM3 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for PDLIM3 Gene

(7) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for PDLIM3 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
muscular dystrophy facioscapulohumeral 73.7 1
osteitis fibrosa 68 1
paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 41.2 1
myopathy 40.1 3
bone diseases 36.3 1

Relevant External Links for PDLIM3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PDLIM3 Gene

Publications for PDLIM3 Gene

  1. Exclusion of muscle specific actinin-associated LIM protein (ALP) gene from 4q35 facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) candidate genes. (PMID: 10063829) Bouju S. … Dechesne C.A. (Neuromuscul. Disord. 1999) 2 3 4 23
  2. Novel gene transcripts preferentially expressed in human muscles revealed by quantitative hybridization of a high density cDNA array. (PMID: 8828038) PiActu G. … Auffray C. (Genome Res. 1996) 2 3
  3. Actinin-associated LIM protein: identification of a domain interaction between PDZ and spectrin-like repeat motifs. (PMID: 9334352) Xia H. … Bredt D.S. (J. Cell Biol. 1997) 3 4
  4. Coding sequence mutations identified in MYH7, TNNT2, SCN5A, CSRP3, LBD3, and TCAP from 313 patients with familial or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. (PMID: 19412328) Hershberger R.E. … Litt M. (Clin Transl Sci 2008) 3 48
  5. The ZASP-like motif in actinin-associated LIM protein is required for interaction with the alpha-actinin rod and for targeting to the muscle Z-line. (PMID: 15084604) Klaavuniemi T. … YlAonne J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2004) 3 23

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