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Aliases for VGLL3 Gene

Aliases for VGLL3 Gene

  • Vestigial-Like Family Member 3 2 3
  • VGL-3 3 4
  • VGL3 3 6
  • Transcription Cofactor Vestigial-Like Protein 3 3
  • Colon Carcinoma Related Protein 3
  • Vestigial Like 3 (Drosophila) 2
  • Vestigial Like 3 3
  • Vestigial-Like 3 3

External Ids for VGLL3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VGLL3 Gene

  • GC03M087071

Summaries for VGLL3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for VGLL3 Gene

VGLL3 (Vestigial-Like Family Member 3) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is VGLL2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VGLL3 Gene

  • May act as a specific coactivator for the mammalian TEFs.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for VGLL3 Gene

Genomics for VGLL3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for VGLL3 Gene

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Genomic Location for VGLL3 Gene

86,937,969 bp from pter
86,991,260 bp from pter
53,292 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for VGLL3 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for VGLL3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for VGLL3 Gene

Proteins for VGLL3 Gene

  • Protein details for VGLL3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Transcription cofactor vestigial-like protein 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DU37
    • Q504T7

    Protein attributes for VGLL3 Gene

    326 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36009 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for VGLL3 Gene


neXtProt entry for VGLL3 Gene

Proteomics data for VGLL3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for VGLL3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for VGLL3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for VGLL3 Gene

Domains for VGLL3 Gene

Gene Families for VGLL3 Gene

Protein Domains for VGLL3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for VGLL3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the vestigial family.
  • Belongs to the vestigial family.
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Function for VGLL3 Gene

Molecular function for VGLL3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May act as a specific coactivator for the mammalian TEFs.

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miRNA for VGLL3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target VGLL3

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for VGLL3

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for VGLL3 Gene

Localization for VGLL3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VGLL3 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for VGLL3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for VGLL3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for VGLL3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
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Pathways for VGLL3 Gene

SuperPathways for VGLL3 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for VGLL3 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000381436 A8MV65-VGLL3_HUMAN for VGLL3 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for VGLL3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with VGLL3: view

No data available for Pathways by source for VGLL3 Gene

Transcripts for VGLL3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for VGLL3 Gene

Vestigial like 3 (Drosophila):
Representative Sequences:

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for VGLL3

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for VGLL3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for VGLL3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for VGLL3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for VGLL3 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for VGLL3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for VGLL3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for VGLL3 Gene Hs.744116

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for VGLL3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Enriched in placenta.
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Expression partners for VGLL3 Gene

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for VGLL3 Gene

Orthologs for VGLL3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for VGLL3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia VGLL3 35
  • 89.54 (n)
  • 88.62 (a)
VGLL3 36
  • 82 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia VGLL3 35
  • 92.4 (n)
  • 91.58 (a)
VGLL3 36
  • 90 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Vgll3 35
  • 89.44 (n)
  • 89.13 (a)
Vgll3 16
Vgll3 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia VGLL3 35
  • 99.39 (n)
  • 99.69 (a)
VGLL3 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Vgll3 35
  • 90.53 (n)
  • 89.2 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia VGLL3 36
  • 83 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia VGLL3 36
  • 81 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves VGLL3 35
  • 76.87 (n)
  • 73.47 (a)
VGLL3 36
  • 73 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia VGLL3 36
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia vgll3 35
  • 67.53 (n)
  • 66.95 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100331764 35
  • 50.76 (n)
  • 43.56 (a)
VGLL3 36
  • 41 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta vg 36
  • 14 (a)
Species with no ortholog for VGLL3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 VGLL3 Gene

Gene Tree for VGLL3 (if available)
Gene Tree for VGLL3 (if available)

Paralogs for VGLL3 Gene

Paralogs for VGLL3 Gene

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Variants for VGLL3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for VGLL3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs13356 -- 86,940,929(-) ACAAG(A/C)AGTTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs14416 -- 86,938,567(-) TCAGC(A/T)TTGAT utr-variant-3-prime
rs959081 -- 86,972,963(-) TTACT(A/G)GGTTT intron-variant
rs1025631 -- 86,972,224(-) TTTCA(A/G)TAATA intron-variant
rs1046713 -- 86,941,442(-) ATTTC(C/T)AGACT utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for VGLL3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv519148 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv527279 CNV Gain 19592680

Relevant External Links for VGLL3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VGLL3 Gene

Disorders for VGLL3 Gene

Relevant External Links for VGLL3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for VGLL3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for VGLL3 Gene

Publications for VGLL3 Gene

  1. Mammalian vestigial-like 2, a cofactor of TEF-1 and MEF2 transcription factors that promotes skeletal muscle differentiation. (PMID: 12376544) Maeda T. … Stewart A.F.R. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 2 3 4 23
  2. Thirty new loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. (PMID: 21102462) Elks C.E. … Murray A. (Nat. Genet. 2010) 3 48
  3. A genome-wide search for loci interacting with known prostate cancer risk-associated genetic variants. (PMID: 22219177) Tao S. … Sun J. (Carcinogenesis 2012) 3
  4. Vestigial-like 3 is an inhibitor of adipocyte differentiation. (PMID: 23152581) Halperin D.S. … Tontonoz P. (J. Lipid Res. 2013) 3
  5. Novel genetic loci identified for the pathophysiology of childhood obesity in the Hispanic population. (PMID: 23251661) Comuzzie A.G. … Butte N.F. (PLoS ONE 2012) 3

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