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Aliases for TCF12 Gene

Aliases for TCF12 Gene

  • Transcription Factor 12 2 3 5
  • Class B Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Protein 20 3 4
  • Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factor 4 2 3
  • Transcription Factor HTF-4 3 4
  • DNA-Binding Protein HTF4 3 4
  • E-Box-Binding Protein 3 4
  • BHLHb20 3 4
  • TCF-12 3 4
  • HTF4 3 4
  • HEB 3 4
  • HsT17266 3
  • CRS3 3

External Ids for TCF12 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TCF12 Gene

  • GC15P052769
  • GC15P050257
  • GC15P054789
  • GC15P054926
  • GC15P054998
  • GC15P057210
  • GC15P034034

Summaries for TCF12 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TCF12 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) E-protein family that recognizes the consensus binding site (E-box) CANNTG. This encoded protein is expressed in many tissues, among them skeletal muscle, thymus, B- and T-cells, and may participate in regulating lineage-specific gene expression through the formation of heterodimers with other bHLH E-proteins. Several alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene have been described, but the full-length nature of some of these variants has not been determined. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for TCF12 Gene

TCF12 (Transcription Factor 12) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TCF12 include craniosynostosis 3 and chondrosarcoma, extraskeletal myxoid. Among its related pathways are Developmental Biology and CDO in myogenesis. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is TCF4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCF12 Gene

  • Transcriptional regulator. Involved in the initiation of neuronal differentiation. Activates transcription by binding to the E box (5-CANNTG-3).

Gene Wiki entry for TCF12 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TCF12 Gene

Genomics for TCF12 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TCF12 Gene

Promoters for TCF12 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around TCF12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for TCF12 Gene

Chromosome:
15
Start:
56,918,289 bp from pter
End:
57,299,281 bp from pter
Size:
380,993 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for TCF12 Gene

Genes around TCF12 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TCF12 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TCF12 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TCF12 Gene

Proteins for TCF12 Gene

  • Protein details for TCF12 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q99081-HTF4_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Transcription factor 12
    Protein Accession:
    Q99081
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4E1W1
    • Q7Z3D9
    • Q86TC1
    • Q86VM2

    Protein attributes for TCF12 Gene

    Size:
    682 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    72965 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein. Forms homo- or heterooligomers with myogenin, E12 and ITF2 proteins. Interacts with PTF1A. Interacts with NEUROD2 (By similarity). Interacts with RUNX1T1. Interacts with BHLHA9 (PubMed:25466284).

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for TCF12 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for TCF12 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for TCF12 Gene

Proteomics data for TCF12 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TCF12 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 110, Lys 151, and Lys 571
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for TCF12 (TCF12)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TCF12 Gene

Domains & Families for TCF12 Gene

Gene Families for TCF12 Gene

Protein Domains for TCF12 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q99081

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

HTF4_HUMAN :
  • the 9aaTAD motif is a transactivation domain present in a large number of yeast and animal transcription factors.
Domain:
  • the 9aaTAD motif is a transactivation domain present in a large number of yeast and animal transcription factors.
  • Contains 1 bHLH (basic helix-loop-helix) domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TCF12: view

Function for TCF12 Gene

Molecular function for TCF12 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
transcription factor 12,involved in differentiation of muscle cells and in regulation of gene expression during hematopoiesis
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional regulator. Involved in the initiation of neuronal differentiation. Activates transcription by binding to the E box (5-CANNTG-3).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TCF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001077 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding IDA 11802795
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 11802795
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11802795
GO:0008134 transcription factor binding IPI 21828274
GO:0035326 enhancer binding IC 21828274
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TCF12: view
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Human Phenotype Ontology for TCF12 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for TCF12 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for TCF12:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

Targeted motifs for TCF12 Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif TCF12
  • Consensus sequence: ACAGCTGCTG Submotif: canonical Cell Type: GM12878 GEO ID: GSE32465

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Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) and Transcription Factor Targets for TCF12 Gene

Localization for TCF12 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCF12 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for TCF12 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TCF12 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TCF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0090575 RNA polymerase II transcription factor complex IDA 11802795
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TCF12: view

Pathways & Interactions for TCF12 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with TCF12: view

Pathways by source for TCF12 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for TCF12 Gene

Activates:
Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TCF12 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006955 immune response TAS 1312219
GO:0045944 positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 11802795
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TCF12: view

Drugs & Compounds for TCF12 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for TCF12 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TCF12 Gene

Transcription factor 12:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TCF12 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e ^ 3a · 3b · 3c · 3d · 3e ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17a ·
SP1: - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - -
SP5:
SP6: - - - - - - - - -
SP7: -
SP8: - -
SP9: - -
SP10:
SP11:
SP12: - - -
SP13: -
SP14:

ExUns: 17b ^ 18 ^ 19a · 19b ^ 20 ^ 21 ^ 22 ^ 23 ^ 24 ^ 25 ^ 26a · 26b ^ 27a · 27b · 27c
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: - - - -
SP6:
SP7:
SP8:
SP9:
SP10:
SP11: -
SP12:
SP13:
SP14:

Relevant External Links for TCF12 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
TCF12
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
TCF12

Expression for TCF12 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TCF12 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TCF12 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (56.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for TCF12 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TCF12 Gene Hs.511504

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TCF12 Gene

Q99081-HTF4_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in several tissues and cell types including skeletal muscle, thymus, and a B-cell line.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with TCF12: view

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for TCF12 Gene

Orthologs for TCF12 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TCF12 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TCF12 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
TCF12 35
  • 99.72 (n)
  • 99.43 (a)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TCF12 35
  • 95.41 (n)
  • 98.68 (a)
TCF12 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TCF12 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
TCF12 35
  • 95.9 (n)
  • 98.14 (a)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tcf12 16
Tcf12 36
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
Tcf12 35
  • 91.45 (n)
  • 95.61 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TCF12 36
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TCF12 36
  • 87 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tcf12 35
  • 91.83 (n)
  • 96.03 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TCF12 35
  • 83.39 (n)
  • 88.74 (a)
TCF12 36
  • 83 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TCF12 36
  • 78 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.8165 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.13108 35
tcf12 35
  • 79.99 (n)
  • 84.24 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.10475 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii tcf12 36
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
tcf12 35
  • 69.8 (n)
  • 73.64 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP008814 35
  • 48.95 (n)
  • 48.11 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta da 37
  • 65 (a)
da 36
  • 25 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea hlh-2 36
  • 25 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4501 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 26 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for TCF12:
  • 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)
  • 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 TCF12 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for TCF12 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for TCF12 (if available)

Paralogs for TCF12 Gene

Paralogs for TCF12 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with TCF12: view

Variants for TCF12 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TCF12 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs12442879 - 57,232,784(+) ATCGC(A/G)GCAGT reference, missense
VAR_070096 Craniosynostosis 3 (CRS3)
VAR_070097 Craniosynostosis 3 (CRS3)
VAR_072271 Craniosynostosis 3 (CRS3)
rs190039 -- 56,941,300(+) aaatc(A/G)aggct intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TCF12 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833020 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
nsv457162 CNV Gain 19166990
esv9081 CNV Gain 19470904
nsv904250 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv904251 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2749733 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv94861 CNV Loss 16902084
nsv457164 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv833021 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv1546 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv526342 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv94818 CNV Insertion 16902084
nsv94799 CNV Insertion 16902084

Variation tolerance for TCF12 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 11.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.40; 54.24% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for TCF12 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
TCF12
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
TCF12

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TCF12 Gene

Disorders for TCF12 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(16) MalaCards diseases for TCF12 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
craniosynostosis 3
  • crs3
chondrosarcoma, extraskeletal myxoid
  • extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma
tcf12-related craniosynostosis
  • craniosynostosis 3
craniosynostosis, adelaide type
cole-carpenter syndrome 2
  • clcrp2
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search TCF12 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

HTF4_HUMAN
  • Craniosynostosis 3 (CRS3) [MIM:615314]: A primary abnormality of skull growth involving premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures. The growth velocity of the skull often cannot match that of the developing brain resulting in an abnormal head shape and, in some cases, increased intracranial pressure, which must be treated promptly to avoid permanent neurodevelopmental disability. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:23354436, ECO:0000269 PubMed:25271085}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for TCF12

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
TCF12
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
TCF12
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
TCF12
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No data available for Genatlas for TCF12 Gene

Publications for TCF12 Gene

  1. HTF4: a new human helix-loop-helix protein. (PMID: 1886779) Zhang Y. … Bina M. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1991) 2 3 4 67
  2. AML1/ETO oncoprotein is directed to AML1 binding regions and co-localizes with AML1 and HEB on its targets. (PMID: 19043539) Gardini A. … Alcalay M. (PLoS Genet. 2008) 3 23
  3. CBFA2T3-ZNF652 corepressor complex regulates transcription of the E-box gene HEB. (PMID: 18456661) Kumar R. … Callen D.F. (J. Biol. Chem. 2008) 3 23
  4. Regulation of pT alpha gene expression by a dosage of E2A, HEB, and SCL. (PMID: 12566462) Tremblay M. … Hoang T. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 23
  5. Genomic organization of human TCF12 gene and spliced mRNA variants producing isoforms of transcription factor HTF4. (PMID: 12826747) Gan T.I. … Bina M. (Cytogenet. Genome Res. 2002) 3 23

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