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Aliases for POU4F2 Gene

Aliases for POU4F2 Gene

  • POU Class 4 Homeobox 2 2 3 5
  • Brain-Specific Homeobox/POU Domain Protein 3B 3 4
  • Brain-3B 3 4
  • Brn-3b 3 4
  • BRN3B 3 4
  • POU Domain, Class 4, Transcription Factor 2 2
  • POU Domain Class 4, Transcription Factor 2 2
  • POU Domain Class 4 Transcription Factor 2 3
  • Brn3b POU Domain Transcription Factor 3
  • POU Domain Protein 3
  • BRN3.2 3

External Ids for POU4F2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for POU4F2 Gene

  • BRN3B

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for POU4F2 Gene

  • GC04P148362
  • GC04P147935
  • GC04P148137
  • GC04P147917
  • GC04P147779
  • GC04P147560
  • GC04P143287

Summaries for POU4F2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for POU4F2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the POU-domain transcription factor family and may be involved in maintaining visual system neurons in the retina. The level of the encoded protein is also elevated in a majority of breast cancers, resulting in accelerated tumor growth. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]

GeneCards Summary for POU4F2 Gene

POU4F2 (POU Class 4 Homeobox 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with POU4F2 include wilms tumor susceptibility-5. Among its related pathways are Gene Expression and Direct p53 effectors. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is POU6F1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POU4F2 Gene

  • Transcription factor. May play a role in determining or maintaining the identities of a small subset of visual system neurons.

Gene Wiki entry for POU4F2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for POU4F2 Gene

Genomics for POU4F2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for POU4F2 Gene

Genomic Location for POU4F2 Gene

Chromosome:
4
Start:
146,638,893 bp from pter
End:
146,642,474 bp from pter
Size:
3,582 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for POU4F2 Gene

Genes around POU4F2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
POU4F2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for POU4F2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for POU4F2 Gene

Proteins for POU4F2 Gene

  • Protein details for POU4F2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q12837-PO4F2_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    POU domain, class 4, transcription factor 2
    Protein Accession:
    Q12837
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B1PJR6
    • B2RC84
    • Q13883
    • Q14987

    Protein attributes for POU4F2 Gene

    Size:
    409 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    43087 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for POU4F2 Gene

Proteomics data for POU4F2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for POU4F2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for POU4F2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for POU4F2 Gene

Domains & Families for POU4F2 Gene

Gene Families for POU4F2 Gene

Protein Domains for POU4F2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for POU4F2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q12837

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

PO4F2_HUMAN :
  • The polyhistidine repeat acts as a targeting signal to nuclear speckles.
  • Belongs to the POU transcription factor family. Class-4 subfamily.
Domain:
  • The polyhistidine repeat acts as a targeting signal to nuclear speckles.
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 POU-specific domain.
Family:
  • Belongs to the POU transcription factor family. Class-4 subfamily.
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Function for POU4F2 Gene

Molecular function for POU4F2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
POU domain,class 4,transcription factor 2,expressed in a subset of retinal ganglion cells
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor. May play a role in determining or maintaining the identities of a small subset of visual system neurons.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for POU4F2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001077 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding IEA,IDA 17637757
GO:0001078 transcriptional repressor activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding IEA,ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with POU4F2: view
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Animal Models for POU4F2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for POU4F2:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for POU4F2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target POU4F2

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for POU4F2 Gene

Localization for POU4F2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POU4F2 Gene

Nucleus speckle.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for POU4F2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for POU4F2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for POU4F2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with POU4F2: view

Pathways & Interactions for POU4F2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with POU4F2: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for POU4F2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter ISS --
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis IEA --
GO:0007409 axonogenesis IEA --
GO:0007605 sensory perception of sound IEA --
GO:0030182 neuron differentiation IEA,ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with POU4F2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for POU4F2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for POU4F2 Gene

(3) Drugs for POU4F2 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
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Transcripts for POU4F2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for POU4F2 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for POU4F2 Gene

POU class 4 homeobox 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for POU4F2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for POU4F2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
POU4F2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
POU4F2

Expression for POU4F2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for POU4F2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for POU4F2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x32.8) and Brain - Substantia nigra (x11.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for POU4F2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lavage (68.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for POU4F2 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for POU4F2 Gene Hs.266

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for POU4F2 Gene

Q12837-PO4F2_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Brain. Seems to be specific to the retina.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for POU4F2 Gene

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

Orthologs for POU4F2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for POU4F2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia POU4F2 35
  • 97.62 (n)
  • 97.78 (a)
POU4F2 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia POU4F2 35
  • 91.18 (n)
  • 96.32 (a)
POU4F2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia POU4F2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
POU4F2 35
  • 91.58 (n)
  • 96.32 (a)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pou4f2 35
  • 88.59 (n)
  • 95.11 (a)
Pou4f2 16
Pou4f2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia POU4F2 36
  • 92 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia POU4F2 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pou4f2 35
  • 89.16 (n)
  • 95.6 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves BRN3 36
  • 72 (a)
OneToMany
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pou4f2 35
  • 78.49 (n)
  • 87.47 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pou4f2 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
pou4f2 35
  • 77.55 (n)
  • 86.68 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta acj6 36
  • 50 (a)
OneToMany
acj6 37
  • 49 (a)
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-86 37
  • 75 (a)
unc-86 36
  • 41 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 48 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for POU4F2:
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for POU4F2 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for POU4F2 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for POU4F2 (if available)

Paralogs for POU4F2 Gene

(6) SIMAP similar genes for POU4F2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for POU4F2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for POU4F2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs13152799 - 146,639,259(+) TCCCA(C/T)CGCGC reference, missense
rs6537428 -- 146,636,920(+) TCCCT(A/G)CCCCA upstream-variant-2KB
rs13112057 -- 146,638,267(+) TGGCC(A/G)CAACG upstream-variant-2KB
rs34880635 -- 146,637,759(+) CGAGG(-/GT)GTGTG upstream-variant-2KB
rs35733768 -- 146,639,047(+) TCCCA(A/G)CTCCA utr-variant-5-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for POU4F2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv461675 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv830107 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv880238 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv822768 CNV Gain 20364138

Variation tolerance for POU4F2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 32.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.04; 75.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for POU4F2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
POU4F2

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POU4F2 Gene

Disorders for POU4F2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for POU4F2 Gene - From: DISEASES and Novoseek

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
wilms tumor susceptibility-5
  • wilms tumor
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for POU4F2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
POU4F2
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with POU4F2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for POU4F2 Gene

Publications for POU4F2 Gene

  1. The human Brn-3b POU transcription factor shows only limited homology to the Brn-3a/RDC-1 factor outside the conserved POU domain. (PMID: 8332509) Ring C.J.A. … Latchman D.S. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1993) 2 3 4 67
  2. Proliferation-associated Brn-3b transcription factor can activate cyclin D1 expression in neuroblastoma and breast cancer cells. (PMID: 17637757) Budhram-Mahadeo V.S. … Latchman D.S. (Oncogene 2008) 3 23
  3. The Brn-3b POU family transcription factor represses plakoglobin gene expression in human breast cancer cells. (PMID: 16152597) Samady L. … Latchman D.S. (Int. J. Cancer 2006) 3 23
  4. Expression of the Brn-3b transcription factor correlates with expression of HSP-27 in breast cancer biopsies and is required for maximal activation of the HSP-27 promoter. (PMID: 15833836) Lee S.A. … Budhram-Mahadeo V.S. (Cancer Res. 2005) 3 23
  5. Activation of CDK4 gene expression in human breast cancer cells by the Brn-3b POU family transcription factor. (PMID: 14726699) Samady L. … Latchman D.S. (Cancer Biol. Ther. 2004) 3 23

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