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Aliases for RNF112 Gene

Aliases for RNF112 Gene

  • Ring Finger Protein 112 2 3
  • Zinc Finger Protein 179 2 3 4
  • ZNF179 3 4 6
  • BFP 3 4 6
  • Brain Finger Protein 3 4

External Ids for RNF112 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for RNF112 Gene

  • ZNF179

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RNF112 Gene

  • GC17P019257
  • GC17P018694
  • GC17P019314

Summaries for RNF112 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RNF112 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the RING finger protein family of transcription factors. The protein is primarily expressed in brain. The gene is located within the Smith-Magenis syndrome region on chromosome 17. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for RNF112 Gene

RNF112 (Ring Finger Protein 112) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RNF112 include smith-magenis syndrome. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and GTPase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ATL2.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RNF112 Gene

Genomics for RNF112 Gene

Regulatory Elements for RNF112 Gene

Genomic Location for RNF112 Gene

19,411,125 bp from pter
19,417,276 bp from pter
6,152 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RNF112 Gene

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Genomic Location for RNF112 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RNF112 Gene

Proteins for RNF112 Gene

  • Protein details for RNF112 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    RING finger protein 112
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O60633
    • Q7Z5V9

    Protein attributes for RNF112 Gene

    631 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    68298 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for RNF112 Gene


neXtProt entry for RNF112 Gene

Proteomics data for RNF112 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RNF112 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for RNF112 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RNF112 Gene

Domains for RNF112 Gene

Gene Families for RNF112 Gene

  • RNF :RING-type (C3HC4) zinc fingers

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RNF112 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9ULX5
  • Contains 1 GB1/RHD3-type G (guanine nucleotide-binding) domain.
  • Belongs to the TRAFAC class dynamin-like GTPase superfamily. GB1/RHD3-type GTPase family. GB1 subfamily.
  • Contains 1 RING-type zinc finger.
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Function for RNF112 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RNF112 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003924 GTPase activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0005525 GTP binding IEA --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding NAS 8660987
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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RNF112 Gene

Localization for RNF112 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RNF112 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RNF112 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RNF112 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 2
nucleus 2
cytosol 1
extracellular 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RNF112 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for RNF112 Gene

SuperPathways for RNF112 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RNF112 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006184 obsolete GTP catabolic process --
GO:0008152 metabolic process IEA --
GO:0045666 positive regulation of neuron differentiation IEA --
GO:0045687 positive regulation of glial cell differentiation IEA --
GO:0071158 positive regulation of cell cycle arrest IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for RNF112 Gene

Transcripts for RNF112 Gene

Unigene Clusters for RNF112 Gene

Ring finger protein 112:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RNF112 Gene

No ASD Table

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Expression for RNF112 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RNF112 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for RNF112 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (8.5) and Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (8.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for RNF112 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in CD4 Tcells (64.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for RNF112 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RNF112 Gene Hs.189482

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RNF112 Gene

Tissue specificity: Predominantly expressed in brain.
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Expression partners for RNF112 Gene

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Orthologs for RNF112 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for RNF112 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RNF112 35
  • 84.85 (n)
  • 85.65 (a)
RNF112 36
  • 83 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RNF112 35
  • 86.84 (n)
  • 88.69 (a)
RNF112 36
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rnf112 35
  • 84.29 (n)
  • 88.25 (a)
Rnf112 16
Rnf112 36
  • 85 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RNF112 35
  • 99.63 (n)
  • 99.84 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rnf112 35
  • 84.39 (n)
  • 88.73 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 40 (a)
-- 36
  • 41 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 40 (a)
-- 36
  • 39 (a)
-- 36
  • 40 (a)
-- 36
  • 36 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RNF112 36
  • 36 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rnf112 35
  • 51.09 (n)
  • 37.12 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii RNF112 36
  • 13 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta atl 36
  • 19 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea atln-1 36
  • 19 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 15 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RNF112:
  • 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)
  • 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 RNF112 Gene

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Paralogs for RNF112 Gene

Paralogs for RNF112 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for RNF112 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for RNF112 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RNF112 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs739829 -- 19,411,963(-) CCTCC(A/G)CAACC intron-variant
rs739830 -- 19,411,298(+) CCTTC(C/T)ACCTA utr-variant-5-prime, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1110466 -- 19,410,684(-) CCTCC(A/G)TGTCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs1110467 -- 19,410,402(-) CTCTC(A/G)CCCCA upstream-variant-2KB
rs1295329 -- 19,415,702(-) GTCCT(A/G)TGACA intron-variant

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HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RNF112 Gene

Disorders for RNF112 Gene

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(1) Diseases for RNF112 Gene including...

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for RNF112 Gene

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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for RNF112 Gene

Publications for RNF112 Gene

  1. Chromosome mapping of human (ZNF179), mouse, and rat genes for brain finger protein (bfp), a member of the RING finger family. (PMID: 8660987) Matsuda Y. … Hori T. (Genomics 1996) 2 3 4 23
  2. Molecular cloning, localization, and developmental expression of mouse brain finger protein (Bfp)/ZNF179: distribution of bfp mRNA partially coincides with the affected areas of Smith-Magenis syndrome. (PMID: 9806830) Orimo A. … Muramatsu M. (Genomics 1998) 2 3 23
  3. cDNA cloning of a human brain finger protein, BFP/ZNF179, a member of the RING finger protein family. (PMID: 10574464) Seki N. … Saito T. (DNA Res. 1999) 3 4
  4. 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) 3
  5. TLR8-dependent TNF-(alpha) overexpression in Fanconi anemia group C cells. (PMID: 19850743) Vanderwerf S.M. … Bagby G.C. (Blood 2009) 3

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