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Aliases for VBP1 Gene

Aliases for VBP1 Gene

  • Von Hippel-Lindau Binding Protein 1 2 3
  • HIBBJ46 3 4
  • PFDN3 3 4
  • VBP-1 3 4
  • Von Hippel-Lindau-Binding Protein 1 4
  • VHL Binding Protein-1 3
  • VHL-Binding Protein 1 4
  • Prefoldin Subunit 3 3
  • Prefoldin 3 2
  • PFD3 3

External Ids for VBP1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VBP1 Gene

  • GC0XM148650
  • GC0XM150967
  • GC0XP151961
  • GC0XP152866
  • GC0XP154008
  • GC0XP154097
  • GC0XP154444
  • GC0XP142988

Summaries for VBP1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for VBP1 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene interacts with the Von Hippel-Lindau protein to form an intracellular complex. The encoded protein functions as a chaperone protein, and may play a role in the transport of the Von Hippel-Lindau protein from the perinuclear granules to the nucleus or cytoplasm. Alternative splicing and the use of alternate transcription start sites results in multiple transcript variants encoding different protein isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2015]

GeneCards Summary for VBP1 Gene

VBP1 (Von Hippel-Lindau Binding Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with VBP1 include neuroblastoma. Among its related pathways are Biosynthesis of the N-glycan precursor (dolichol lipid-linked oligosaccharide, LLO) and transfer to a nascent protein and Protein folding. GO annotations related to this gene include unfolded protein binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VBP1 Gene

  • Binds specifically to cytosolic chaperonin (c-CPN) and transfers target proteins to it. Binds to nascent polypeptide chain and promotes folding in an environment in which there are many competing pathways for nonnative proteins.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for VBP1 Gene

Genomics for VBP1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for VBP1 Gene

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the VBP1 gene promoter:

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for VBP1 Gene

155,197,007 bp from pter
155,239,817 bp from pter
42,811 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for VBP1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for VBP1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for VBP1 Gene

Proteins for VBP1 Gene

  • Protein details for VBP1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Prefoldin subunit 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R8L5
    • O55228
    • Q15765
    • Q5JT81
    • Q86X96

    Protein attributes for VBP1 Gene

    197 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    22658 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterohexamer of two PFD-alpha type and four PFD-beta type subunits. Binds to the C-terminal part of VHL
    • Sequence=AAC23907.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for VBP1 Gene

Proteomics data for VBP1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for VBP1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys5, Lys59, Lys61, Lys82, and Lys89
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for VBP1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for VBP1 Gene

Domains for VBP1 Gene

Protein Domains for VBP1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P61758
  • Belongs to the prefoldin subunit alpha family.
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No data available for Gene Families for VBP1 Gene

Function for VBP1 Gene

Molecular function for VBP1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
von Hippel-Lindau binding protein 1,unlikely to oinvolved in renal cell carcinoma
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binds specifically to cytosolic chaperonin (c-CPN) and transfers target proteins to it. Binds to nascent polypeptide chain and promotes folding in an environment in which there are many competing pathways for nonnative proteins.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for VBP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 22190034
GO:0051082 unfolded protein binding --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VBP1: view

Phenotypes for VBP1 Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for VBP1:
inferred from 1 alleles
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miRNA for VBP1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target VBP1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for VBP1 Gene

Localization for VBP1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VBP1 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Note=In complex with VHL can translocate to the nucleus.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for VBP1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for VBP1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for VBP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0016272 prefoldin complex IEA --
GO:0043231 intracellular membrane-bounded organelle IDA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VBP1: view

Pathways for VBP1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for VBP1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006457 protein folding TAS --
GO:0044267 cellular protein metabolic process TAS --
GO:0051084 de novo posttranslational protein folding TAS --
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Transcripts for VBP1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for VBP1 Gene

Von Hippel-Lindau binding protein 1:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for VBP1

Primer Products

  • 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

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for VBP1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7
SP1: - -
SP2: - -
SP3: - -
SP5: -

Relevant External Links for VBP1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for VBP1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for VBP1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for VBP1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (21.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for VBP1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for VBP1 Gene Hs.436803

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for VBP1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous
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Expression partners for VBP1 Gene

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for VBP1 Gene

Orthologs for VBP1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for VBP1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia VBP1 35
  • 91.37 (n)
  • 94.92 (a)
VBP1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia VBP1 35
  • 94.42 (n)
  • 96.45 (a)
VBP1 36
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Vbp1 35
  • 91.84 (n)
  • 97.45 (a)
Vbp1 16
Vbp1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia VBP1 35
  • 100 (n)
  • 100 (a)
VBP1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia VBP1 36
  • 92 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves VBP1 35
  • 81.73 (n)
  • 89.34 (a)
VBP1 36
  • 83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia VBP1 36
  • 85 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.6377 35
vbp1 35
  • 77.43 (n)
  • 85.42 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia vbp1-prov 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.29111 35
vbp1 35
  • 71.38 (n)
  • 80.98 (a)
vbp1 36
  • 63 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG6719 37
  • 57 (a)
mgr 35
  • 55.86 (n)
  • 53.3 (a)
CG15676 36
  • 24 (a)
mgr 36
  • 44 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011165 35
  • 56.85 (n)
  • 56.44 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T06G6.9 37
  • 40 (a)
pfd-3 35
  • 50.88 (n)
  • 41.52 (a)
pfd-3 36
  • 34 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AER210C 35
  • 52.26 (n)
  • 45.06 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0C04510g 35
  • 56.1 (n)
  • 46.95 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PAC10 35
  • 50.62 (n)
  • 45.68 (a)
PAC10 36
  • 33 (a)
PAC10 38
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons PFD3 35
  • 51.36 (n)
  • 43.6 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os12g0562900 35
  • 50.17 (n)
  • 44.27 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.5790 35
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU02264 35
  • 53.88 (n)
  • 46.51 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes pac10 35
  • 50.4 (n)
  • 45.18 (a)
Species with no ortholog for VBP1:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for VBP1 Gene

Gene Tree for VBP1 (if available)
Gene Tree for VBP1 (if available)

Paralogs for VBP1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for VBP1 Gene

Variants for VBP1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for VBP1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1313 -- 155,239,688(-) GCTGG(C/T)CAATG utr-variant-3-prime
rs3599 -- 155,239,456(-) TTGCA(A/G)AGACA utr-variant-3-prime
rs11501 -- 155,228,429(+) ATAAC(C/T)TGTAT reference, synonymous-codon
rs11887 -- 155,239,176(-) CAGCC(A/G)ATTAG utr-variant-3-prime
rs480210 -- 155,217,737(-) CTCGA(A/G)TTTTG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for VBP1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv33784 CNV Gain+Loss 17666407
esv29972 CNV Gain 17803354
esv29815 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv528909 CNV Gain 19592680

Relevant External Links for VBP1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VBP1 Gene

Disorders for VBP1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Diseases for VBP1 Gene including...

(1) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for VBP1 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
tumors 27.1 2
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Genatlas and External Links for VBP1 Gene

Publications for VBP1 Gene

  1. Identification of a novel protein (VBP-1) binding to the von Hippel- Lindau (VHL) tumor suppressor gene product. (PMID: 8674032) Tsuchiya H. … Hino O. (Cancer Res. 1996) 2 3 4 23
  2. Characterization of the gene (VBP1) and transcript for the von Hippel-Lindau binding protein and isolation of the highly conserved murine homologue. (PMID: 9339366) Brinke A. … Giannelli F. (Genomics 1997) 2 3 4
  3. Prefoldin, a chaperone that delivers unfolded proteins to cytosolic chaperonin. (PMID: 9630229) Vainberg I.E. … Cowan N.J. (Cell 1998) 3 4
  4. Expression of the von Hippel-Lindau-binding protein-1 (Vbp1) in fetal and adult mouse tissues. (PMID: 9931330) Hemberger M. … Fundele R. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 1999) 3 23
  5. Genomic organization and chromosomal localization of the human CUL2 gene and the role of von Hippel-Lindau tumor suppressor-binding protein (CUL2 and VBP1) mutation and loss in renal-cell carcinoma development. (PMID: 10441001) Clifford S.C. … Maher E.R. (Genes Chromosomes Cancer 1999) 3 23

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