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Aliases for PAX9 Gene

Aliases for PAX9 Gene

  • Paired Box 9 2 3
  • STHAG3 3 6
  • Paired Box Protein Pax-9 3
  • Paired Domain Gene 9 3
  • Paired Box Gene 9 2

External Ids for PAX9 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PAX9 Gene

  • GC14P034511
  • GC14P030988
  • GC14P035120
  • GC14P036200
  • GC14P037126
  • GC14P017241

Summaries for PAX9 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PAX9 Gene

  • This gene is a member of the paired box (PAX) family of transcription factors. Members of this gene family typically contain a paired box domain, an octapeptide, and a paired-type homeodomain. These genes play critical roles during fetal development and cancer growth. The specific function of the paired box 9 gene is unknown but it may involve development of stratified squamous epithelia as well as various organs and skeletal elements. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for PAX9 Gene

PAX9 (Paired Box 9) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PAX9 include tooth agenesis, selective, 3 and tooth agenesis. Among its related pathways are TGF-beta/Smad Signaling. An important paralog of this gene is PAX4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX9 Gene

  • Transcription factor required for normal development of thymus, parathyroid glands, ultimobranchial bodies, teeth, skeletal elements of skull and larynx as well as distal limbs.

Gene Wiki entry for PAX9 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PAX9 Gene

Genomics for PAX9 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PAX9 Gene

Epigenetics Products

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Genomic Location for PAX9 Gene

36,657,568 bp from pter
36,679,715 bp from pter
22,148 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for PAX9 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PAX9 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PAX9 Gene

Proteins for PAX9 Gene

  • Protein details for PAX9 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Paired box protein Pax-9
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q99582
    • Q9UQR4

    Protein attributes for PAX9 Gene

    341 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36310 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with KDM5B.

neXtProt entry for PAX9 Gene

Proteomics data for PAX9 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PAX9 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for PAX9 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for PAX9 (PAX9)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PAX9 Gene

Domains for PAX9 Gene

Gene Families for PAX9 Gene

  • PAX :Paired boxes

Protein Domains for PAX9 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for PAX9 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P55771
  • Contains 1 paired domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PAX9: view

Function for PAX9 Gene

Molecular function for PAX9 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: paired box (DNA binding) containing protein 9,with homeo domain,expressed in esophagus
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Transcription factor required for normal development of thymus, parathyroid glands, ultimobranchial bodies, teeth, skeletal elements of skull and larynx as well as distal limbs.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PAX9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000977 RNA polymerase II regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0001228 RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity involved in positive regulation of transcription IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12657635
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAX9: view
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Animal Models for PAX9 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PAX9:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for PAX9 Gene

Localization for PAX9 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX9 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PAX9 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PAX9 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
mitochondrion 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PAX9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAX9: view

Pathways for PAX9 Gene

SuperPathways for PAX9 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 TGF-beta/Smad Signaling
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with PAX9: view

Pathways by source for PAX9 Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for PAX9 Gene

PCR Array Products

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PAX9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated --
GO:0007492 endoderm development IEA --
GO:0042476 odontogenesis IEA --
GO:0042481 regulation of odontogenesis IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAX9: view

Compounds for PAX9 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for PAX9 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
proline 13.6 2
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with PAX9: view

Transcripts for PAX9 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PAX9 Gene

Paired box 9:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for PAX9

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PAX9 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b · 6c
SP1: - -
SP3: - - -

Relevant External Links for PAX9 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PAX9 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PAX9 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PAX9 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (33.1) and Minor Salivary Gland (9.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for PAX9 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PAX9 Gene Hs.132576

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with PAX9: view

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PAX9 Gene

Orthologs for PAX9 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PAX9 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PAX9 35
  • 98.14 (n)
  • 97.94 (a)
PAX9 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PAX9 35
  • 93.84 (n)
  • 98.24 (a)
PAX9 36
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PAX9 35
  • 92.96 (n)
  • 97.65 (a)
PAX9 36
  • 97 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pax9 35
  • 92.77 (n)
  • 98.53 (a)
Pax9 16
Pax9 36
  • 98 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PAX9 36
  • 94 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PAX9 36
  • 90 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pax9 35
  • 91.59 (n)
  • 97.65 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PAX-9 36
  • 88 (a)
PAX9 35
  • 82.75 (n)
  • 90 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PAX9 36
  • 90 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia pax9-A 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pax9 35
  • 77.31 (n)
  • 84.94 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pax9 35
  • 67.45 (n)
  • 74.19 (a)
pax9 36
  • 74 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Poxm 36
  • 44 (a)
sv 37
  • 70 (a)
Poxn 37
  • 67 (a)
Poxm 37
  • 85 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea pax-1 36
  • 37 (a)
K07C11.1 37
  • 72 (a)
egl-38 37
  • 67 (a)
K06B9.5 37
  • 55 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.13184 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 40 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PAX9:
  • 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)
  • 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 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 PAX9 Gene

Gene Tree for PAX9 (if available)
Gene Tree for PAX9 (if available)

Paralogs for PAX9 Gene

Paralogs for PAX9 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for PAX9 Gene using alignment to 6 proteins:

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Variants for PAX9 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PAX9 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs752132 -- 36,658,048(-) AGGGA(A/G)GGTCC intron-variant
rs1955734 -- 36,669,423(+) TAACT(C/T)GAATG intron-variant
rs2073240 -- 36,659,692(+) GAGGC(C/G)ACATG intron-variant
rs2073241 -- 36,659,731(+) GGAGA(G/T)ATGGC intron-variant
rs2073242 -- 36,660,136(+) CCCCT(A/C)CGATG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PAX9 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv819585 CNV Gain 19587683
nsv819749 CNV Loss 19587683

Relevant External Links for PAX9 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX9 Gene

Disorders for PAX9 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (5) Diseases for PAX9 Gene including...

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(1) OMIM Diseases for PAX9 Gene (167416)


  • Tooth agenesis selective 3 (STHAG3) [MIM:604625]: A form of selective tooth agenesis, a common anomaly characterized by the congenital absence of one or more teeth. Selective tooth agenesis without associated systemic disorders has sometimes been divided into 2 types: oligodontia, defined as agenesis of 6 or more permanent teeth, and hypodontia, defined as agenesis of less than 6 teeth. The number in both cases does not include absence of third molars (wisdom teeth). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12786960}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

(4) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for PAX9 Gene

(3) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for PAX9 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
tooth agenesis, selective 97.8 6
hypodontia 94.4 41
cleft lip 47.6 1

Relevant External Links for PAX9

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with PAX9: view

Publications for PAX9 Gene

  1. Evolutionary conservation of gene structures of the Pax1/9 gene family. (PMID: 10899593) Hetzer-Egger C. … Boehm T. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2000) 3 4 23
  2. Haploinsufficiency of PAX9 is associated with autosomal dominant hypodontia. (PMID: 11941488) Das P. … Patel P.I. (Hum. Genet. 2002) 3 23 48
  3. Novel mutation in the paired box sequence of PAX9 gene in a sporadic form of oligodontia. (PMID: 12786960) Mostowska A. … Trzeciak W.H. (Eur. J. Oral Sci. 2003) 3 4 23
  4. A novel missense mutation in the paired domain of PAX9 causes non-syndromic oligodontia. (PMID: 14689302) Jumlongras D. … Olsen B.R. (Hum. Genet. 2004) 3 23 48
  5. Human PLU-1 has transcriptional repression properties and interacts with the developmental transcription factors BF-1 and PAX9. (PMID: 12657635) Tan K. … Freemont P.S. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 4 23

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