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Aliases for RNF121 Gene

Aliases for RNF121 Gene

  • Ring Finger Protein 121 2 3

External Ids for RNF121 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RNF121 Gene

  • GC11P071862
  • GC11P071366
  • GC11P071317
  • GC11P071640
  • GC11P067933

Summaries for RNF121 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RNF121 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene contains a RING finger, a motif present in a variety of functionally distinct proteins and known to be involved in protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions. Several alternatively spliced transcript variants have been noted for this gene, however, not all are likely to encode viable protein products. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2008]

GeneCards Summary for RNF121 Gene

RNF121 (Ring Finger Protein 121) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is RNF175.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RNF121 Gene

Genomics for RNF121 Gene

Regulatory Elements for RNF121 Gene

Genomic Location for RNF121 Gene

71,928,701 bp from pter
71,997,597 bp from pter
68,897 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for RNF121 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for RNF121 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for RNF121 Gene

Proteins for RNF121 Gene

  • Protein details for RNF121 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    RING finger protein 121
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KSW8
    • Q6IA57
    • Q6P449
    • Q96DB4

    Protein attributes for RNF121 Gene

    327 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    37882 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH09672.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH63680.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for RNF121 Gene


neXtProt entry for RNF121 Gene

Proteomics data for RNF121 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for RNF121 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RNF121 Gene

Domains for RNF121 Gene

Gene Families for RNF121 Gene

Protein Domains for RNF121 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the RNF121 family.
  • Contains 1 RING-type zinc finger.
  • Belongs to the RNF121 family.
  • Contains 1 RING-type zinc finger.
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Function for RNF121 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RNF121 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0061630 ubiquitin protein ligase activity IBA --
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miRNA for RNF121 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RNF121

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for RNF121 Gene

Localization for RNF121 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RNF121 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RNF121 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RNF121 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
peroxisome 2
golgi apparatus 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RNF121 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane IBA --
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane IBA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for RNF121 Gene

SuperPathways for RNF121 Gene

No Data Available

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Interacting Proteins for RNF121 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RNF121 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016567 protein ubiquitination IBA --
GO:0030433 ER-associated ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process IBA --
GO:0030968 endoplasmic reticulum unfolded protein response IBA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for RNF121 Gene

Transcripts for RNF121 Gene

Unigene Clusters for RNF121 Gene

Ring finger protein 121:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RNF121 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for RNF121 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RNF121 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RNF121 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for RNF121 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (64.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for RNF121 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RNF121 Gene Hs.368554

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RNF121 Gene

Orthologs for RNF121 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for RNF121 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RNF121 35
  • 94.33 (n)
  • 98.98 (a)
RNF121 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RNF121 35
  • 94.09 (n)
  • 99.39 (a)
RNF121 36
  • 94 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rnf121 35
  • 91.54 (n)
  • 98.17 (a)
Rnf121 16
Rnf121 36
  • 98 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RNF121 35
  • 99.59 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RNF121 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Rnf121 35
  • 91.85 (n)
  • 97.86 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia RNF121 36
  • 93 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RNF121 35
  • 84.51 (n)
  • 94.46 (a)
RNF121 36
  • 91 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RNF121 36
  • 83 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia MGC75651 35
rnf121 35
  • 80.94 (n)
  • 90.83 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC69129 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rnf121 35
  • 73.6 (n)
  • 80.12 (a)
rnf121 36
  • 77 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.10586 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP008041 35
  • 62.05 (n)
  • 61.72 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG15814 35
  • 64.7 (n)
  • 60 (a)
CG15814 36
  • 57 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea rnf-121 35
  • 57.11 (n)
  • 54.33 (a)
rnf-121 36
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.8704 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 64 (a)
Species with no ortholog for RNF121:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 RNF121 Gene

Gene Tree for RNF121 (if available)
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Paralogs for RNF121 Gene

Paralogs for RNF121 Gene

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Variants for RNF121 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RNF121 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs947932 -- 71,945,659(-) TCTTC(C/T)TTGTA intron-variant
rs1055452 -- 71,996,419(+) AGGGG(C/T)GCTTG utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs1892920 -- 71,991,385(-) tggca(C/T)atagc intron-variant
rs1892921 -- 71,991,092(-) tcaac(C/T)gttgt intron-variant
rs1939241 -- 71,994,083(-) gaggg(C/T)ggatc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RNF121 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv396e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv428262 CNV Gain+Loss 18775914
nsv509428 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv32752 CNV Loss 17666407

Relevant External Links for RNF121 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RNF121 Gene

Disorders for RNF121 Gene

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Genetic Association Database (GAD)

No disorders were found for RNF121 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for RNF121 Gene

Publications for RNF121 Gene

  1. 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
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. Transcriptome characterization elucidates signaling networks that control human ES cell growth and differentiation. (PMID: 15146197) Brandenberger R. … Stanton L.W. (Nat. Biotechnol. 2004) 3
  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. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3

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