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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 MAZ.

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.

Additional gene information for VEZF1 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , 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 Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH17H058005 2.4 ENCODE dbSUPER 13.8 -18.2 -18246 4.1 MLX ZFP64 YBX1 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC SRSF1 MKS1 TEX14 ENSG00000264914 OR4D1 SETP3 LOC101927557 VEZF1 RAD51C CCDC182
GH17H058630 1.5 ENCODE dbSUPER 21.1 -643.6 -643623 2.6 MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 YBX1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 SP3 ZC3H11A NFYC SRSF1 MKS1 TRIM37 DHX40 RAD51C SMG8 VEZF1 SKA2 TEX14 TSPOAP1
GH17H058679 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE 21.1 -691.4 -691420 1.3 HDGF HNRNPUL1 PKNOX1 ARNT ARID4B FEZF1 ZNF2 ZNF143 ZNF207 SP3 SRSF1 MKS1 TRIM37 SKA2 SMG8 VEZF1 DHX40 TSPOAP1 RNF43 GC17M058678
GH17H057848 1.4 ENCODE dbSUPER 19.7 +136.6 136556 6 MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC PPARGC1A MEF2D SRSF1 MKS1 VEZF1 COIL ENSG00000262298 CUEDC1 MRPS23 SUPT4H1 PIR35014 GC17P057856
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

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

Genomic Locations for VEZF1 Gene

Genomic Locations for VEZF1 Gene
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

Post-translational modifications for VEZF1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for VEZF1 Gene

Domains & Families for VEZF1 Gene

Gene Families for VEZF1 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Transcription factors

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.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with VEZF1: view

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.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for VEZF1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for VEZF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000977 RNA polymerase II regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 11504723
GO:0001228 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific binding IDA 11504723
GO:0003676 nucleic acid binding IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VEZF1: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with VEZF1: view

Animal Models for VEZF1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for VEZF1:

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , 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

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for VEZF1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for VEZF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VEZF1: view

Pathways & Interactions for VEZF1 Gene

SuperPathways for VEZF1 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for VEZF1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001525 angiogenesis IEA --
GO:0001885 endothelial cell development IEA --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter 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:

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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 from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE 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, MaxQB, and MOPED for VEZF1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for VEZF1 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of VEZF1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for VEZF1 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for VEZF1 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed. Highest levels in skeletal muscle and kidney.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for VEZF1 Gene

  • Heart(2.7)
  • Nervous system(2.7)
  • Muscle(2.5)
  • Intestine(2)
  • Kidney(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with VEZF1: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer 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
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia VEZF1 34 33
  • 99.54 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia VEZF1 34 33
  • 95.71 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Vezf1 16 34 33
  • 94.59 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Vezf1 33
  • 93.52 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia VEZF1 34
  • 93 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia VEZF1 34 33
  • 92.91 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia VEZF1 34
  • 91 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves VEZF1 34 33
  • 86.56 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia VEZF1 34
  • 93 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia vezf1 33
  • 73.56 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.29971 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii vezf1b 33 34
  • 67.81 (n)
vezf1a 34
  • 59 (a)
VEZF1 (3 of 3) 34
  • 34 (a)
Species where no ortholog for VEZF1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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

Variants for VEZF1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for VEZF1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1000074295 -- 57,987,831(+) TGTGC(-/GT)GTGTG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1000255549 -- 57,990,028(+) TGTGA(C/T)GCACT nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1000492814 -- 57,972,764(+) AGATC(-/ATTTATAAAATT)ATTTT cds-indel
rs1000742703 -- 57,976,939(+) TCCTC(C/T)TCCGT intron-variant
rs1000962650 -- 57,988,574(+) TGGCC(A/C)GCTGG nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv978441 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv960125 CNV duplication 23825009
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)

Relevant External Links for VEZF1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot 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 (Molecular and cellular biology 1994) 2 3 4 22 60
  2. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein MY … Mann M (Cell 2015) 3 60
  3. Toward a comprehensive characterization of a human cancer cell phosphoproteome. (PMID: 23186163) Zhou H … Mohammed S (Journal of proteome research 2013) 4 60
  4. Vezf1 protein binding sites genome-wide are associated with pausing of elongating RNA polymerase II. (PMID: 22308494) Gowher H … Felsenfeld G (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012) 3 60
  5. Quantitative phosphoproteomics reveals widespread full phosphorylation site occupancy during mitosis. (PMID: 20068231) Olsen JV … Mann M (Science signaling 2010) 4 60

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