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Aliases for WWTR1 Gene

Aliases for WWTR1 Gene

  • WW Domain Containing Transcription Regulator 1 2 3 5
  • Transcriptional Coactivator With PDZ-Binding Motif 3 4
  • TAZ 3 4
  • WW Domain-Containing Transcription Regulator Protein 1 3
  • Transcriptional Co-Activator With PDZ-Binding Motif 3

External Ids for WWTR1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for WWTR1 Gene

  • GC03M150721
  • GC03M149235
  • GC03M146607

Summaries for WWTR1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for WWTR1 Gene

WWTR1 (WW Domain Containing Transcription Regulator 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with WWTR1 include Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma. Among its related pathways are Regulation of lipid metabolism by Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARalpha) and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and transcription corepressor activity. An important paralog of this gene is YAP1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WWTR1 Gene

  • Transcriptional coactivator which acts as a downstream regulatory target in the Hippo signaling pathway that plays a pivotal role in organ size control and tumor suppression by restricting proliferation and promoting apoptosis. The core of this pathway is composed of a kinase cascade wherein STK3/MST2 and STK4/MST1, in complex with its regulatory protein SAV1, phosphorylates and activates LATS1/2 in complex with its regulatory protein MOB1, which in turn phosphorylates and inactivates YAP1 oncoprotein and WWTR1/TAZ. WWTR1 enhances PAX8 and NKX2-1/TTF1-dependent gene activation. Regulates the nuclear accumulation of SMADS and has a key role in coupling them to the transcriptional machinery such as the mediator complex. Regulates embryonic stem-cell self-renewal, promotes cell proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

Gene Wiki entry for WWTR1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for WWTR1 Gene

Genomics for WWTR1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for WWTR1 Gene

Enhancers for WWTR1 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
GH03F149506 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 19.4 +229.0 228995 3.4 PKNOX1 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 FOS SP5 JUNB MXD4 COMMD2 WWTR1 TM4SF4 WWTR1-AS1 RNF13 LOC100421817 RNU6-1098P
GH03F149571 1 Ensembl ENCODE 17.7 +152.2 152231 26.4 HDGF PKNOX1 WRNIP1 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 YY1 CBX5 ZNF207 WWTR1 COMMD2 WWTR1-AS1 RNU6-1098P GC03P149613
GH03F149546 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 16.2 +188.5 188481 3.2 GATAD2A ESRRA RFX1 FOXA3 SIN3A CEBPG DPF2 NR3C1 RAD21 NR2F2 WWTR1 RNU6-1098P WWTR1-AS1 TM4SF4 GC03P149613
GH03F149531 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 15.8 +199.0 198955 11.7 PKNOX1 SIN3A ZNF766 FOS TBX21 MAFF SMARCA4 IKZF1 CTCF TEAD4 WWTR1 WWTR1-AS1 TM4SF1 TM4SF4 RNU6-1098P GC03P149613
GH03F149613 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 15 +118.5 118521 8.4 ELF3 SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF48 RAD21 RARA GTF3C2 GATA4 ZNF366 SCRT2 WWTR1 WWTR1-AS1 EIF2A COMMD2 TM4SF18 TM4SF1 GC03P149613 WWTR1-IT1
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around WWTR1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for WWTR1 Gene

Chromosome:
3
Start:
149,517,235 bp from pter
End:
149,736,714 bp from pter
Size:
219,480 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for WWTR1 Gene

Genes around WWTR1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
WWTR1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for WWTR1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for WWTR1 Gene

Proteins for WWTR1 Gene

  • Protein details for WWTR1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q9GZV5-WWTR1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    WW domain-containing transcription regulator protein 1
    Protein Accession:
    Q9GZV5
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DNH7
    • Q8N3P2
    • Q9Y3W6

    Protein attributes for WWTR1 Gene

    Size:
    400 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    44101 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Binds to SLC9A3R2 via the PDZ motif at the plasma membrane. Binds to YWHAZ in vivo and in vitro through the phosphoserine-binding motif RSHSSP (By similarity). Interacts (via coiled-coil domain) with SMAD2 (via MH1 domain), SMAD3 and SMAD4. Interacts with MED15, PAX8 and NKX2-1. Interacts with TEAD1, TEAD2, TEAD3 and TEAD4.

neXtProt entry for WWTR1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for WWTR1 Gene

  • Phosphorylated by LATS2 and STK3/MST2. Phosphorylation by LATS2 results in creation of 14-3-3 binding sites, retention in the cytoplasm, and functional inactivation. Phosphorylation results in the inhibition of transcriptional coactivation through YWHAZ-mediated nuclear export.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for WWTR1 (TAZ)
  • Abcam antibodies for WWTR1
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for WWTR1

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for WWTR1 Gene

Domains & Families for WWTR1 Gene

Protein Domains for WWTR1 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for WWTR1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q9GZV5

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

WWTR1_HUMAN :
  • The PDZ-binding motif is essential for stimulated gene transcription. It localizes the protein into both punctate nuclear foci and plasma membrane-associated complexes (By similarity).
Domain:
  • The PDZ-binding motif is essential for stimulated gene transcription. It localizes the protein into both punctate nuclear foci and plasma membrane-associated complexes (By similarity).
  • Binds to transcription factors via its WW domain.
  • Contains 1 WW domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with WWTR1: view

No data available for Gene Families for WWTR1 Gene

Function for WWTR1 Gene

Molecular function for WWTR1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional coactivator which acts as a downstream regulatory target in the Hippo signaling pathway that plays a pivotal role in organ size control and tumor suppression by restricting proliferation and promoting apoptosis. The core of this pathway is composed of a kinase cascade wherein STK3/MST2 and STK4/MST1, in complex with its regulatory protein SAV1, phosphorylates and activates LATS1/2 in complex with its regulatory protein MOB1, which in turn phosphorylates and inactivates YAP1 oncoprotein and WWTR1/TAZ. WWTR1 enhances PAX8 and NKX2-1/TTF1-dependent gene activation. Regulates the nuclear accumulation of SMADS and has a key role in coupling them to the transcriptional machinery such as the mediator complex. Regulates embryonic stem-cell self-renewal, promotes cell proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for WWTR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003713 transcription coactivator activity NAS 11118213
GO:0003714 transcription corepressor activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16099986
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IEA --
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Animal Models for WWTR1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for WWTR1:

Animal Model Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for WWTR1 Gene

Localization for WWTR1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WWTR1 Gene

Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Note=Concentrates along specific portions of the plasma membrane, and accumulates in punctate nuclear bodies. When phosphorylated, is retained in cytoplasm by YWHAZ. Can be retained in the nucleus by MED15.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for WWTR1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for WWTR1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for WWTR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus NAS 11118213
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA,TAS --
GO:0005667 transcription factor complex IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 20412773
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
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Pathways & Interactions for WWTR1 Gene

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Pathways by source for WWTR1 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for WWTR1 Gene

Activates:
Inactivates:
Is inactivated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for WWTR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0001649 osteoblast differentiation IEA --
GO:0001933 negative regulation of protein phosphorylation IMP 20412773
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated NAS 11118213
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with WWTR1: view

Transcripts for WWTR1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for WWTR1 Gene

WW domain containing transcription regulator 1:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for WWTR1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d · 7e ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16a · 16b · 16c
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP3:
SP4: - - -
SP5:
SP6: - - - - - -
SP7: - - - - -
SP8:
SP9: - - -
SP10: -

Relevant External Links for WWTR1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
WWTR1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
WWTR1

Expression for WWTR1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for WWTR1 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for WWTR1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for WWTR1 Gene



Protein tissue co-expression partners for WWTR1 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of WWTR1 Gene:

WWTR1

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for WWTR1 Gene:

Hs.477921

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for WWTR1 Gene:

Q9GZV5-WWTR1_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in kidney, heart, placenta and lung. Expressed in the thyroid tissue.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with WWTR1: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for WWTR1 Gene

Orthologs for WWTR1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for WWTR1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia WWTR1 34 35
  • 99.83 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia WWTR1 34 35
  • 91.99 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia WWTR1 34 35
  • 91.75 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Wwtr1 34 16 35
  • 89.09 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Wwtr1 34
  • 88.48 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia WWTR1 35
  • 86 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia WWTR1 35
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves WWTR1 34 35
  • 77.22 (n)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia WWTR1 35
  • 78 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia wwtr1 34
  • 73.07 (n)
Str.8743 34
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wwtr1 34 35
  • 69.06 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta yki 35
  • 15 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.7043 35
  • 17 (a)
OneToMany
Species where no ortholog for WWTR1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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 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 WWTR1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for WWTR1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for WWTR1 (if available)

Paralogs for WWTR1 Gene

Paralogs for WWTR1 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for WWTR1 Gene using alignment to 8 proteins:

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Variants for WWTR1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for WWTR1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1010655 -- 149,686,469(+) atacc(A/T)atgaa intron-variant
rs1010656 -- 149,686,539(+) TCTCT(A/C)TATAT intron-variant
rs1011227 -- 149,560,548(+) TACGG(C/G)AGAAA intron-variant
rs10154942 -- 149,672,823(+) tggtc(A/T)cccaa intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs10446281 -- 149,535,014(+) TAAAC(A/G)GCAGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for WWTR1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv831n67 CNV loss 20364138
dgv8644n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv8645n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv8646n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv8647n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv8648n54 CNV loss 21841781
esv2311493 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2483367 CNV deletion 19546169
esv25506 CNV loss 19812545
esv2670574 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2674585 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2726042 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2726043 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2833014 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3307369 CNV mobile element insertion 20981092
esv34142 CNV loss 18971310
esv3417310 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3562709 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3569053 CNV loss 25503493
esv3598147 CNV loss 21293372
esv3893785 CNV gain 25118596
esv996267 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1071510 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1131737 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv237898 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv4057 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv518493 CNV loss 19592680
nsv522752 CNV loss 19592680
nsv525253 CNV loss 19592680
nsv592008 CNV loss 21841781
nsv819268 CNV loss 19587683
nsv829754 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for WWTR1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 76.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.57; 82.52% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for WWTR1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
WWTR1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WWTR1 Gene

Disorders for WWTR1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for WWTR1 Gene - From: Orphanet and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
  • hemangioendothelioma epithelioid
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search WWTR1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for WWTR1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
WWTR1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
WWTR1
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
WWTR1
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for WWTR1 Gene

Publications for WWTR1 Gene

  1. TAZ: a novel transcriptional co-activator regulated by interactions with 14-3-3 and PDZ domain proteins. (PMID: 11118213) Kanai F. … Yaffe M.B. (EMBO J. 2000) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. TAZ is a coactivator for Pax8 and TTF-1, two transcription factors involved in thyroid differentiation. (PMID: 19010321) Di Palma T. … Zannini M. (Exp. Cell Res. 2009) 3 4 64
  3. Integrative predictive model of coronary artery calcification in atherosclerosis. (PMID: 19948975) McGeachie M. … Ramoni M.F. (Circulation 2009) 3 46 64
  4. TEAD transcription factors mediate the function of TAZ in cell growth and epithelial-mesenchymal transition. (PMID: 19324877) Zhang H. … Guan K.L. (J. Biol. Chem. 2009) 3 4 64
  5. TAZ promotes cell proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition and is inhibited by the hippo pathway. (PMID: 18227151) Lei Q.Y. … Guan K.L. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2008) 3 4 64

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