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Aliases for PFN1 Gene

Aliases for PFN1 Gene

  • Profilin 1 2 3
  • Epididymis Tissue Protein Li 184a 3 4
  • Profilin I 3 4
  • ALS18 3

External Ids for PFN1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PFN1 Gene

  • GC17M005268
  • GC17M004793
  • GC17M005049
  • GC17M004789
  • GC17M004848

Summaries for PFN1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PFN1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the profilin family of small actin-binding proteins. The encoded protein plays an important role in actin dynamics by regulating actin polymerization in response to extracellular signals. Deletion of this gene is associated with Miller-Dieker syndrome, and the encoded protein may also play a role in Huntington disease. Multiple pseudogenes of this gene are located on chromosome 1. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2012]

GeneCards Summary for PFN1 Gene

PFN1 (Profilin 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PFN1 include pfn1-related amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 18. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Ras signaling pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include poly(A) RNA binding and actin binding. An important paralog of this gene is PFN3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PFN1 Gene

  • Binds to actin and affects the structure of the cytoskeleton. At high concentrations, profilin prevents the polymerization of actin, whereas it enhances it at low concentrations. By binding to PIP2, it inhibits the formation of IP3 and DG. Inhibits androgen receptor (AR) and HTT aggregation and binding of G-actin is essential for its inhibition of AR.

Gene Wiki entry for PFN1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PFN1 Gene

Genomics for PFN1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PFN1 Gene

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Genomic Location for PFN1 Gene

Chromosome:
17
Start:
4,945,650 bp from pter
End:
4,949,086 bp from pter
Size:
3,437 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for PFN1 Gene

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Genomic Location for PFN1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PFN1 Gene

Proteins for PFN1 Gene

  • Protein details for PFN1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P07737-PROF1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Profilin-1
    Protein Accession:
    P07737
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q53Y44

    Protein attributes for PFN1 Gene

    Size:
    140 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    15054 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Occurs in many kinds of cells as a complex with monomeric actin in a 1:1 ratio. Found in a complex with XPO6, Ran, ACTB and PFN1. Interacts with VASP. Interacts with HTT.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for PFN1 Gene

neXtProt entry for PFN1 Gene

Proteomics data for PFN1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PFN1 Gene

  • Phosphorylation at Ser-138 reduces its affinity for G-actin and blocks its interaction with HTT, reducing its ability to inhibit androgen receptor (AR) and HTT aggregation.
  • Ubiquitination at Lys 38, Lys 54, Lys 70, Lys 91, Lys 105, Lys 126, and Lys 127
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for PFN1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for PFN1 (profilin 1)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PFN1 Gene

Domains & Families for PFN1 Gene

Protein Domains for PFN1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PFN1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P07737

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

PROF1_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the profilin family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the profilin family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PFN1: view

No data available for Gene Families for PFN1 Gene

Function for PFN1 Gene

Molecular function for PFN1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
profilin 1,149kDa,G-actin binding protein,preventing its polymerization to F-actin
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binds to actin and affects the structure of the cytoskeleton. At high concentrations, profilin prevents the polymerization of actin, whereas it enhances it at low concentrations. By binding to PIP2, it inhibits the formation of IP3 and DG. Inhibits androgen receptor (AR) and HTT aggregation and binding of G-actin is essential for its inhibition of AR.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PFN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000774 adenyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity IDA 7758455
GO:0003779 actin binding IPI 7758455
GO:0003785 actin monomer binding IDA 18573880
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 9822597
GO:0005546 phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate binding IDA 7758455
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PFN1: view
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Animal Models for PFN1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PFN1:

miRNA for PFN1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target PFN1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PFN1 Gene

Localization for PFN1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PFN1 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for PFN1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PFN1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
cytosol 4
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PFN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 24700464
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 24700464
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0005925 focal adhesion IDA 21423176
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Pathways & Interactions for PFN1 Gene

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PCR Array Products

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SIGNOR curated interactions for PFN1 Gene

Is activated by:
Is inactivated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PFN1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001843 neural tube closure IEA --
GO:0002576 platelet degranulation TAS --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0007596 blood coagulation TAS --
GO:0008064 regulation of actin polymerization or depolymerization --
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Drugs & Compounds for PFN1 Gene

(3) Drugs for PFN1 Gene - From: NovoSeek and DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
7-HYDROXY-4-METHYL-3-(2-HYDROXY-ETHYL)COUMARIN Experimental Pharma Target 0
ATP Pharma Activator 0
proline Nutra 20

(5) Additional Compounds for PFN1 Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate
inositol 1,4,5 trisphosphate
LIPID
phosphoinositide
PIP2
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Transcripts for PFN1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for PFN1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PFN1 Gene

Profilin 1:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PFN1 Gene

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

Relevant External Links for PFN1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
PFN1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
PFN1

Expression for PFN1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PFN1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PFN1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x7.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for PFN1 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PFN1 Gene Hs.494691

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PFN1 Gene

P07737-PROF1_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in epididymis (at protein level).
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Primer Products

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for PFN1 Gene

Orthologs for PFN1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for PFN1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PFN1 35
  • 94.05 (n)
  • 95 (a)
-- 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToMany
PFN1 36
  • 95 (a)
OneToMany
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pfn1 35
  • 94.52 (n)
  • 95.71 (a)
Pfn1 16
Pfn1 36
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PFN1 35
  • 98.25 (n)
  • 95.61 (a)
PFN1 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pfn1 35
  • 94.52 (n)
  • 95.71 (a)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PFN1 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PFN1 36
  • 90 (a)
OneToOne
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pfn2 36
  • 60 (a)
ManyToMany
Species with no ortholog for PFN1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for PFN1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for PFN1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for PFN1 (if available)

Paralogs for PFN1 Gene

Paralogs for PFN1 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for PFN1 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for PFN1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PFN1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs13204 -- 4,945,989(-) TAGTC(A/C/G/T)TGCTG reference, synonymous-codon
rs238242 -- 4,946,479(+) ATCCC(A/G)TGTTC intron-variant
rs238243 -- 4,946,340(+) ATTCA(A/G)GACCC intron-variant
rs1804219 -- 4,946,790(-) GCAAA(G/T)ACCGG reference, missense
rs1804220 -- 4,945,874(-) TCACC(A/C/G/T)CTCCC utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PFN1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833347 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv833349 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv907619 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv907620 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833350 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv907621 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for PFN1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 55.85% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.50; 64.54% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for PFN1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
PFN1
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
PFN1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PFN1 Gene

Disorders for PFN1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for PFN1 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
pfn1-related amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 18
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 18
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 18
miller-dieker syndrome
  • mdls
gallbladder adenoma
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- elite association
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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

PROF1_HUMAN
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 18 (ALS18) [MIM:614808]: A neurodegenerative disorder affecting upper motor neurons in the brain and lower motor neurons in the brain stem and spinal cord, resulting in fatal paralysis. Sensory abnormalities are absent. The pathologic hallmarks of the disease include pallor of the corticospinal tract due to loss of motor neurons, presence of ubiquitin-positive inclusions within surviving motor neurons, and deposition of pathologic aggregates. The etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is likely to be multifactorial, involving both genetic and environmental factors. The disease is inherited in 5-10% of the cases. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22801503}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for PFN1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
PFN1
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No data available for Genatlas for PFN1 Gene

Publications for PFN1 Gene

  1. Profilin-1 overexpression inhibits proliferation of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells partly through p27kip1 upregulation. (PMID: 20143334) Zou L. … Roy P. (J. Cell. Physiol. 2010) 23 67
  2. Characterization of IgE epitopes of Cuc m 2, the major melon allergen, and their role in cross-reactivity with pollen profilins. (PMID: 20205701) Tordesillas L. … DA-az-Perales A. (Clin. Exp. Allergy 2010) 23 67
  3. Incompatibility with formin Cdc12p prevents human profilin from substituting for fission yeast profilin: insights from crystal structures of fission yeast profilin. (PMID: 19028693) Ezezika O.C. … Pollard T.D. (J. Biol. Chem. 2009) 23 67
  4. The interaction of proline-rich ligands with profilin probed with an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. (PMID: 19403918) Veniere S. … Lambrechts A. (J Biomol Screen 2009) 23 67
  5. Involvement of N-acetyltransferase human in the cytotoxic activity of 5-fluorouracil. (PMID: 19561488) Takubo K. … Shiota G. (Anticancer Drugs 2009) 23 67

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