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Aliases for VEZF1 Gene

Aliases for VEZF1 Gene

  • Vascular Endothelial Zinc Finger 1 2 3 5
  • Zinc Finger Protein 161 2 3 4
  • Putative Transcription Factor DB1 3 4
  • ZNF161 3 4
  • DB1 3 4

External Ids for VEZF1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for VEZF1 Gene

  • ZNF161

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VEZF1 Gene

  • GC17M053403
  • GC17M056048
  • GC17M051410

Summaries for VEZF1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for VEZF1 Gene

  • Transcriptional regulatory proteins containing tandemly repeated zinc finger domains are thought to be involved in both normal and abnormal cellular proliferation and differentiation. ZNF161 is a C2H2-type zinc finger protein (Koyano-Nakagawa et al., 1994 [PubMed 8035792]). See MIM 603971 for general information on zinc finger proteins.[supplied by OMIM, Sep 2008]

GeneCards Summary for VEZF1 Gene

VEZF1 (Vascular Endothelial Zinc Finger 1) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding. An important paralog of this gene is PATZ1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VEZF1 Gene

  • Possible transcription factor. Specifically binds to the CT/GC-rich region of the interleukin-3 promoter and mediates tax transactivation of IL-3.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for VEZF1 Gene

Genomics for VEZF1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for VEZF1 Gene

Enhancers for VEZF1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around VEZF1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for VEZF1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around VEZF1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for VEZF1 Gene

57,971,547 bp from pter
57,988,259 bp from pter
16,713 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for VEZF1 Gene

Genes around VEZF1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
VEZF1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for VEZF1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for VEZF1 Gene

Proteins for VEZF1 Gene

  • Protein details for VEZF1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Vascular endothelial zinc finger 1
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for VEZF1 Gene

    521 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    56931 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with ARHGAP22.

neXtProt entry for VEZF1 Gene

Proteomics data for VEZF1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for VEZF1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for VEZF1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for VEZF1 Gene

Domains & Families for VEZF1 Gene

Gene Families for VEZF1 Gene

Protein Domains for VEZF1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for VEZF1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 6 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 6 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
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Function for VEZF1 Gene

Molecular function for VEZF1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Possible transcription factor. Specifically binds to the CT/GC-rich region of the interleukin-3 promoter and mediates tax transactivation of IL-3.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with VEZF1: view

Animal Models for VEZF1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for VEZF1:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for VEZF1 Gene

Localization for VEZF1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VEZF1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for VEZF1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for VEZF1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for VEZF1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for VEZF1 Gene

SuperPathways for VEZF1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for VEZF1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for VEZF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006968 cellular defense response TAS 8035792
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VEZF1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for VEZF1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for VEZF1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for VEZF1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for VEZF1 Gene

Vascular endothelial zinc finger 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for VEZF1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for VEZF1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for VEZF1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for VEZF1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for VEZF1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Ovary (13.6), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (13.6), Rectum (7.3), and Retina (6.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for VEZF1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for VEZF1 Gene Hs.463569

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for VEZF1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed. Highest levels in skeletal muscle and kidney.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for VEZF1 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for VEZF1 Gene

Orthologs for VEZF1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for VEZF1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia VEZF1 35
  • 92.91 (n)
  • 98.82 (a)
VEZF1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia VEZF1 35
  • 95.71 (n)
  • 98.83 (a)
VEZF1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Vezf1 35
  • 94.59 (n)
  • 98.46 (a)
Vezf1 16
Vezf1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia VEZF1 35
  • 99.54 (n)
  • 99.8 (a)
VEZF1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Vezf1 35
  • 93.52 (n)
  • 98.62 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia VEZF1 36
  • 93 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia VEZF1 36
  • 91 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves VEZF1 35
  • 86.56 (n)
  • 95.2 (a)
VEZF1 36
  • 89 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia VEZF1 36
  • 93 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia vezf1 35
  • 73.56 (n)
  • 81.31 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.29971 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii vezf1b 35
  • 67.81 (n)
  • 71.56 (a)
VEZF1 (3 of 3) 36
  • 34 (a)
vezf1a 36
  • 59 (a)
vezf1b 36
  • 64 (a)
Species with no ortholog for VEZF1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for VEZF1 Gene

Gene Tree for VEZF1 (if available)
Gene Tree for VEZF1 (if available)

Paralogs for VEZF1 Gene

Paralogs for VEZF1 Gene Pseudogenes for VEZF1 Gene

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Variants for VEZF1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for VEZF1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs11839 -- 57,972,468(-) CGTGT(A/G)GGGAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1135655 -- 57,979,189(-) ACACT(C/G)AGACT reference, synonymous-codon
rs1135656 -- 57,974,810(+) GTCTG(A/C/G/T)GACTA reference, missense
rs1136678 -- 57,972,463(-) AGGGA(A/G)AGCCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs2228270 -- 57,982,854(-) AATCG(A/G)CACAA reference, synonymous-codon

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for VEZF1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833497 CNV Loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for VEZF1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 8.85% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.72; 66.26% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for VEZF1 Gene

Disorders for VEZF1 Gene

Relevant External Links for VEZF1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for VEZF1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for VEZF1 Gene

Publications for VEZF1 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning of a novel human cDNA encoding a zinc finger protein that binds to the interleukin-3 promoter. (PMID: 8035792) Koyano-Nakagawa N. … Yokota T. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 1994) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein M.Y. … Mann M. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Vezf1 protein binding sites genome-wide are associated with pausing of elongating RNA polymerase II. (PMID: 22308494) Gowher H. … Felsenfeld G. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012) 3
  4. Ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis of HuR by heat shock. (PMID: 19322201) Abdelmohsen K. … Gorospe M. (EMBO J. 2009) 3
  5. Toward a confocal subcellular atlas of the human proteome. (PMID: 18029348) Barbe L. … Andersson-Svahn H. (Mol. Cell Proteomics 2008) 3

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