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Aliases for ZACN Gene

Aliases for ZACN Gene

  • Zinc Activated Ligand-Gated Ion Channel 2 3
  • LGICZ1 3 4 6
  • ZAC 3 4 6
  • L2 3 4 6
  • Ligand-Gated Ion Channel, Zinc Activated 1 2 3
  • Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Zinc-Activated 1 3 4
  • Ligand-Gated Ion-Channel Receptor L2 3 4
  • LGICZ 3 4
  • Zinc Activated Ligand-Gated Ion Channel 1 3
  • Zinc-Activated Ligand-Gated Ion Channel 3
  • Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Subunit 3
  • ZAC1 3

External Ids for ZACN Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for ZACN Gene

  • LGICZ1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZACN Gene

  • GC17P071588
  • GC17P074075
  • GC17P069504

Summaries for ZACN Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZACN Gene

  • LGICZ1 is a zinc-activated ligand-gated ion channel that defines a new subgroup of the cysteine-loop superfamily of ligand-gated ion channels (Davies et al., 2003 [PubMed 12381728]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ZACN Gene

ZACN (Zinc Activated Ligand-Gated Ion Channel) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ZACN include long qt syndrome. GO annotations related to this gene include extracellular ligand-gated ion channel activity. An important paralog of this gene is HTR3A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZACN Gene

  • Zinc-activated ligand-gated ion channel.

Gene Wiki entry for ZACN Gene

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

Genomics for ZACN Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZACN Gene

Genomic Location for ZACN Gene

76,071,961 bp from pter
76,083,666 bp from pter
11,706 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ZACN Gene

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for ZACN Gene

Proteins for ZACN Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc-activated ligand-gated ion channel
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2TB29
    • Q6ZWK3
    • Q86YW4

    Protein attributes for ZACN Gene

    412 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    45816 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • The mouse and rat orthologous proteins do not exist
    • Sequence=AAI10598.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAO20969.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW89365.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for ZACN Gene


neXtProt entry for ZACN Gene

Proteomics data for ZACN Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ZACN Gene

Other Protein References for ZACN Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZACN Gene

Domains for ZACN Gene

Gene Families for ZACN Gene

  • ZACN :Ligand-gated ion channels / Zinc activated channels

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ZACN Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q401N2
  • Belongs to the ligand-gated ion channel (TC 1.A.9) family.
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Function for ZACN Gene

Molecular function for ZACN Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Zinc-activated ligand-gated ion channel.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ZACN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005230 extracellular ligand-gated ion channel activity IEA --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IC 12381728
GO:0015276 ligand-gated ion channel activity IDA 12381728
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ZACN Gene

Localization for ZACN Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZACN Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ZACN Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZACN gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZACN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IDA 16083862
GO:0016020 membrane --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for ZACN Gene

SuperPathways for ZACN Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ZACN Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZACN Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006810 transport --
GO:0006811 ion transport --
GO:0010043 response to zinc ion IDA 12381728
GO:0034220 ion transmembrane transport IDA 12381728
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No data available for Pathways by source for ZACN Gene

Compounds for ZACN Gene

(2) IUPHAR Ligand for ZACN Gene

Ligand Type Action Affinity Pubmed IDs
Zn2+ Channel blocker None 6
(+)-tubocurarine Antagonist Antagonist 5.2

(3) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for ZACN Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
potassium 33.9 1
calcium 31.7 2
sodium 21 1
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Transcripts for ZACN Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ZACN Gene

(6) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(6) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for ZACN Gene

Zinc activated ligand-gated ion channel:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ZACN Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ZACN Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZACN Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ZACN Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Colon - Sigmoid (18.5), Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (14.0), and Colon - Transverse (4.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for ZACN Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZACN Gene Hs.714919

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZACN Gene

Tissue specificity: Detected in pancreas, brain, liver, placenta, trachea, kidney, spinal cord, stomach and fetal brain. In the adult brain region expression is detected in the hippocampus, striatum, amygdala and thalamus.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for ZACN Gene

Orthologs for ZACN Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ZACN Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZACN 35
  • 98.07 (n)
  • 96.73 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZACN 35
  • 79.57 (n)
  • 71.79 (a)
  • 71 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZACN 35
  • 82.69 (n)
  • 78.15 (a)
  • 76 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ZACN 36
  • 62 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ZACN 36
  • 15 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ZACN 36
  • 40 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ZACN (1 of 5) 36
  • 20 (a)
ZACN (2 of 5) 36
  • 18 (a)
ZACN (3 of 5) 36
  • 18 (a)
ZACN (4 of 5) 36
  • 20 (a)
ZACN (5 of 5) 36
  • 21 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ZACN:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ZACN Gene

Gene Tree for ZACN (if available)
Gene Tree for ZACN (if available)

Paralogs for ZACN Gene

Paralogs for ZACN Gene Pseudogenes for ZACN Gene

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Variants for ZACN Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZACN Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs881265 -- 76,078,829(-) CTTGA(A/G)AGTCT upstream-variant-2KB
rs2256879 -- 76,079,151(+) CCCCA(A/G)AGTCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs2257020 - 76,080,334(+) CCCTC(A/G)CCACG missense, reference
rs2443164 -- 76,078,133(+) AGAGG(G/T)TTTTT upstream-variant-2KB
rs2443165 -- 76,078,148(+) TTCTG(G/T)TTTTT upstream-variant-2KB

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv908824 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833546 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv3270n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv509674 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv2142 CNV Insertion 18451855

Relevant External Links for ZACN Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

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

Disorders for ZACN Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (1) Diseases for ZACN Gene including...

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(1) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for ZACN Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
epilepsy 0 2
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZACN Gene

Publications for ZACN Gene

  1. Cloning and expression of ligand-gated ion-channel receptor L2 in central nervous system. (PMID: 16083862) Houtani T. … Sugimoto T. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2005) 2 3 4 23
  2. A novel class of ligand-gated ion channel is activated by Zn2+. (PMID: 12381728) Davies P.A. … Kirkness E.F. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 2 3 4 23
  3. [News on the old histamine. II. Ion channels in Drosophila]. (PMID: 12677960) Stark H. (Pharm Unserer Zeit 2003) 23
  4. Exploring new gene discoveries in idiopathic generalized epilepsy. (PMID: 12752457) Noebels J.L. (Epilepsia 2003) 23
  5. The skeletal muscle channelopathies: distinct entities and overlapping syndromes. (PMID: 14501839) Davies N.P. … Hanna M.G. (Curr. Opin. Neurol. 2003) 23

Products for ZACN Gene

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