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Aliases for PHF21B Gene

Aliases for PHF21B Gene

  • PHD Finger Protein 21B 2 3 5
  • PHD Finger Protein 4 2 3
  • KIAA1661 4
  • BHC80L 3
  • PHF4 3

External Ids for PHF21B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for PHF21B Gene

  • PHF4

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PHF21B Gene

  • GC22M043598
  • GC22M045277
  • GC22M028224

Summaries for PHF21B Gene

GeneCards Summary for PHF21B Gene

PHF21B (PHD Finger Protein 21B) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is PHF21A.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PHF21B Gene

Genomics for PHF21B Gene

Regulatory Elements for PHF21B Gene

Enhancers for PHF21B 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
GH22F045005 1 FANTOM5 ENCODE 29.2 +1.7 1679 5.3 ZNF76 KLF17 GLIS2 ZNF366 EGR2 SP3 YY2 REST ZEB2 ZFP69B PHF21B LOC101927551 NUP50-AS1 KIAA0930
GH22F044975 0.4 ENCODE 12.6 +34.2 34244 0.2 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A ZNF48 SLC30A9 ZNF143 KLF7 KLF13 ZNF263 LOC105373065 PHF21B LOC101927551 PIR52779 PIR53183
GH22F044952 0.7 ENCODE 6.4 +56.0 56001 2.5 HDGF BHLHE40 EBF1 ZIC2 EP300 RELA ZNF664 EED IKZF1 GLIS1 PHF21B RIBC2 LOC105373063 GC22M044923
GH22F044957 0.5 ENCODE 6.1 +52.4 52393 0.6 ARID1B CTCF SMARCA4 SMC3 ZEB2 ZIC2 PHF21B LOC101927551 LOC105373063 GC22M044923
GH22F044956 0.4 ENCODE 6.1 +52.9 52873 0.3 ARID1B ZFHX2 SMARCA4 POLR2A ZEB2 DPF2 EGR2 PHF21B LOC105373063 GC22M044923
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Enhancers around PHF21B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for PHF21B Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001533194 1599 4401 ZNF76 KLF17 GLIS2 ZNF366 EGR2 YY2 REST ZEB2 ZFP69B ZNF341

Genomic Location for PHF21B Gene

44,868,432 bp from pter
45,009,999 bp from pter
141,568 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PHF21B Gene

Genes around PHF21B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PHF21B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PHF21B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PHF21B Gene

Proteins for PHF21B Gene

  • Protein details for PHF21B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    PHD finger protein 21B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B0QYW3
    • B0QYW4
    • B3KRU4
    • B7Z4F8
    • Q5TFL2
    • Q6ICC0

    Protein attributes for PHF21B Gene

    531 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    57455 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for PHF21B Gene


neXtProt entry for PHF21B Gene

Post-translational modifications for PHF21B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PHF21B Gene

Domains & Families for PHF21B Gene

Gene Families for PHF21B Gene

Protein Domains for PHF21B Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 PHD-type zinc finger.
  • Contains 1 PHD-type zinc finger.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PHF21B: view

Function for PHF21B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PHF21B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000977 RNA polymerase II regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IBA --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IBA --
GO:0003712 transcription cofactor activity IBA --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0042393 histone binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PHF21B: view
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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PHF21B Gene

Localization for PHF21B Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PHF21B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PHF21B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PHF21B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PHF21B: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PHF21B Gene

Pathways & Interactions for PHF21B Gene

SuperPathways for PHF21B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for PHF21B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PHF21B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PHF21B: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for PHF21B Gene

Transcripts for PHF21B Gene

Unigene Clusters for PHF21B Gene

PHD finger protein 21B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PHF21B Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13a · 13b · 13c ^ 14a · 14b ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20 ^
SP1: - - - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - - - -
SP5: - - - - - -
SP6: - - - - - - -
SP8: -

ExUns: 21 ^ 22

Relevant External Links for PHF21B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PHF21B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for PHF21B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PHF21B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (x11.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PHF21B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal gut (14.9), Urinary Bladder (12.1), Rectum (12.1), and Gallbladder (10.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for PHF21B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for PHF21B Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of PHF21B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PHF21B Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with PHF21B: view

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PHF21B Gene

Orthologs for PHF21B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for PHF21B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PHF21B 35
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PHF21B 34 35
  • 92.65 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PHF21B 34 35
  • 91.21 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Phf21b 34 16 35
  • 88.2 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Phf21b 34
  • 88.07 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PHF21B 35
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PHF21B 35
  • 24 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PHF21B 34 35
  • 76.88 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PHF21B 35
  • 74 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100495715 34
  • 73.32 (n)
Str.16953 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.12693 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii PHF21B (2 of 2) 35
  • 53 (a)
CABZ01111990.1 35
  • 47 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes RCO1 35
  • 7 (a)
Species where no ortholog for PHF21B 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)
  • 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 PHF21B Gene

Gene Tree for PHF21B (if available)
Gene Tree for PHF21B (if available)

Paralogs for PHF21B Gene

Paralogs for PHF21B Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for PHF21B Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for PHF21B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PHF21B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1005368 -- 44,987,350(+) TTTCT(A/G)AAGCC intron-variant
rs10212046 -- 44,945,784(+) CACGA(C/G)GGGTC intron-variant
rs10212051 -- 45,003,980(+) acaca(C/T)acata intron-variant
rs1022622 -- 44,952,436(+) ATATG(C/G)TCATT intron-variant
rs1028492 -- 44,996,489(+) AACTT(C/T)CAATC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PHF21B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv739e201 CNV deletion 23290073
dgv775n67 CNV gain 20364138
esv1006365 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1527783 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1949381 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2457019 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2499028 CNV insertion 19546169
esv2661257 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2724375 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724376 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724378 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724379 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724380 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724381 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724382 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724383 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2724385 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2762125 CNV loss 21179565
esv3027123 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3334624 CNV duplication 20981092
esv3558234 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3568443 CNV loss 25503493
esv3647914 CNV loss 21293372
esv4033 CNV loss 18987735
esv7819 CNV loss 19470904
nsv1072218 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1121598 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1136689 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1146040 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv191258 CNV insertion 16902084
nsv191598 CNV insertion 16902084
nsv471209 CNV loss 18288195
nsv513594 CNV insertion 21212237
nsv979686 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv9919 CNV gain+loss 18304495

Variation tolerance for PHF21B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 69.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.29; 70.39% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for PHF21B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PHF21B Gene

Disorders for PHF21B Gene

Relevant External Links for PHF21B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for PHF21B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PHF21B Gene

Publications for PHF21B Gene

  1. 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
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  3. A genome annotation-driven approach to cloning the human ORFeome. (PMID: 15461802) Collins J.E. … Dunham I. (Genome Biol. 2004) 3 4 64
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 64
  5. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 2 3 64

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