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Aliases for UTF1 Gene

Aliases for UTF1 Gene

  • Undifferentiated Embryonic Cell Transcription Factor 1 2 3

External Ids for UTF1 Gene

Summaries for UTF1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for UTF1 Gene

UTF1 (Undifferentiated Embryonic Cell Transcription Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UTF1 include testicular germ cell tumor. Among its related pathways are Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency and Oct4 in Mammalian ESC Pluripotency. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription coactivator activity and HMG box domain binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTF1 Gene

  • Acts as a transcriptional coactivator of ATF2.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UTF1 Gene

Genomics for UTF1 Gene

Genomic Location for UTF1 Gene

133,230,274 bp from pter
133,231,558 bp from pter
1,285 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for UTF1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for UTF1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for UTF1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for UTF1 Gene

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the UTF1 gene promoter:

Proteins for UTF1 Gene

  • Protein details for UTF1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Undifferentiated embryonic cell transcription factor 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O75833
    • Q6J1H3

    Protein attributes for UTF1 Gene

    341 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36439 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds to the N-terminal region of ATF2. Associates with the TFIID complex through interaction with TBP.
    • Sequence=AAT38949.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for UTF1 Gene

Proteomics data for UTF1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for UTF1 Gene

Other Protein References for UTF1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for UTF1 Gene

Domains for UTF1 Gene

Protein Domains for UTF1 Gene



  • The leucine-zipper domain is required for coactivation activity. When this domain is deleted, the protein is able to stimulate transcription from a number of gene promoters (By similarity).:
    • Q5T230
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No data available for Gene Families for UTF1 Gene

Function for UTF1 Gene

Molecular function for UTF1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: undifferentiated embryonic cell transcription factor 1 from the mouse F9 teratocarcinoma cell line,homolog,potentiating ATF-2 (activating transcription factor)-2 activity
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Acts as a transcriptional coactivator of ATF2.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UTF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003713 transcription coactivator activity IDA 9748258
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 9748258
GO:0071837 HMG box domain binding IEA --
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Animal Models for UTF1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for UTF1:

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for UTF1 Gene

Localization for UTF1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTF1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for UTF1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for UTF1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
mitochondrion 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UTF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 18281244
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Pathways for UTF1 Gene

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Pathways by source for UTF1 Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for UTF1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UTF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter TAS 9748258
GO:0008584 male gonad development IEP 18281244
GO:0045944 positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 9748258
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Transcripts for UTF1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for UTF1 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UTF1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for UTF1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UTF1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for UTF1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for UTF1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (38.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for UTF1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UTF1 Gene Hs.458406

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Orthologs for UTF1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for UTF1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UTF1 36
  • 95.17 (n)
  • 92.41 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia UTF1 37
  • 68 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Utf1 36
  • 69.45 (n)
  • 64.31 (a)
Utf1 16
Utf1 37
  • 63 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Utf1 36
  • 70.63 (n)
  • 65.59 (a)
Species with no ortholog for UTF1:
  • 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for UTF1 Gene

Gene Tree for UTF1 (if available)
Gene Tree for UTF1 (if available)

Paralogs for UTF1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for UTF1 Gene

Variants for UTF1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UTF1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2998111 -- 133,231,518(-) GAACG(A/G)GGGTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs2998112 -- 133,228,454(-) cccat(C/G)tctgc upstream-variant-2KB
rs3008362 -- 133,231,531(-) TGAAC(A/G)TACCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs4313492 -- 133,229,125(+) GGGTT(A/T)TGACC upstream-variant-2KB
rs4357613 -- 133,232,008(+) AGGTC(C/T)TCCCA downstream-variant-500B

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UTF1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv896182 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv856n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv528260 CNV Loss 19592680
dgv327e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv328e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv896258 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv832036 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv832038 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
dgv878n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv896267 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv879n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv880n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv832039 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv881n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv470980 CNV Loss 18288195
dgv2e196 CNV Duplication 17116639
dgv882n71 CNV Loss 21882294
essv9566 CNV CNV 17122850
nsv8750 CNV Gain+Loss 18304495
dgv883n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv884n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv885n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv185n67 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv820950 CNV Deletion 20802225

Relevant External Links for UTF1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

Disorders for UTF1 Gene

(2) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for UTF1 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTF1 Gene

Publications for UTF1 Gene

  1. Characterization of functional domains of an embryonic stem cell coactivator UTF1 which are conserved and essential for potentiation of ATF-2 activity. (PMID: 9748258) Fukushima A. … Muramatsu M. (J. Biol. Chem. 1998) 2 3 4
  2. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 10. (PMID: 15164054) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2004) 3 4
  3. Presumed pluripotency markers UTF-1 and REX-1 are expressed in human adult testes and germ cell neoplasms. (PMID: 18281244) Kristensen D.M. … Leffers H. (Hum. Reprod. 2008) 2 3
  4. Two supporting factors greatly improve the efficiency of human iPSC generation. (PMID: 18983962) Zhao Y. … Deng H. (Cell Stem Cell 2008) 3
  5. Characterization of human UTF1, a chromatin-associated protein with repressor activity expressed in pluripotent cells. (PMID: 19393592) Kooistra S.M. … Eggen B.J. (Stem Cell Res 2009) 3

Products for UTF1 Gene

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat
  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate UTF1
    • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
    • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
    • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat
    • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for UTF1
    • Block miRNA regulation of UTF1 using miScript Target Protectors

    Sources for UTF1 Gene

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