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Aliases for ZC4H2 Gene

Aliases for ZC4H2 Gene

  • Zinc Finger C4H2-Type Containing 2 3
  • Zinc Finger, C4H2 Domain Containing 2 3 5
  • KIAA1166 2 3 4
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma-Associated Antigen 127 3 4
  • HCA127 3 4
  • Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome 2
  • WRWF 3
  • WWS 3

External Ids for ZC4H2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for ZC4H2 Gene

  • KIAA1166
  • WWS

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZC4H2 Gene

  • GC0XM064053
  • GC0XM057961
  • GC0XM064136

Summaries for ZC4H2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZC4H2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the zinc finger domain-containing protein family. This family member has a C-terminal zinc finger domain that is characterized by four cysteine residues and two histidine residues, and it also includes a coiled-coil region. This protein has been detected as an autoantigen in hepatocellular carcinoma patients. This gene has been identified as a potential candidate for X-linked mental retardation. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]

GeneCards Summary for ZC4H2 Gene

ZC4H2 (Zinc Finger C4H2-Type Containing) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ZC4H2 include Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome and Intellectual Disability-Developmental Delay-Contractures Syndrome.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZC4H2 Gene

  • May play a role in neuronal development and in neuromuscular junction formation.

Gene Wiki entry for ZC4H2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZC4H2 Gene

Genomics for ZC4H2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZC4H2 Gene

Enhancers for ZC4H2 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 ZC4H2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ZC4H2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around ZC4H2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ZC4H2 Gene

64,915,802 bp from pter
65,034,744 bp from pter
118,943 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ZC4H2 Gene

Genes around ZC4H2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ZC4H2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ZC4H2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ZC4H2 Gene

Proteins for ZC4H2 Gene

  • Protein details for ZC4H2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc finger C4H2 domain-containing protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RDC2
    • B3KVZ5
    • B4DED0
    • E7EM74
    • G3V1L3
    • Q53H73
    • Q5JTF9
    • Q9H9C3
    • Q9H9H7
    • Q9ULQ4

    Protein attributes for ZC4H2 Gene

    224 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    26244 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAA86480.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for ZC4H2 Gene


neXtProt entry for ZC4H2 Gene

Proteomics data for ZC4H2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ZC4H2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ZC4H2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZC4H2 Gene

Domains & Families for ZC4H2 Gene

Gene Families for ZC4H2 Gene

Protein Domains for ZC4H2 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 C4H2-type zinc finger.
  • Contains 1 C4H2-type zinc finger.
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Function for ZC4H2 Gene

Molecular function for ZC4H2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in neuronal development and in neuromuscular junction formation.
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Human Phenotype Ontology for ZC4H2 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZC4H2 Gene

Localization for ZC4H2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZC4H2 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane. Note=Upon transfection into mouse primary hippocampal neurons, localizes at excitatory, but not inhibitory, postsynaptic sites.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ZC4H2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZC4H2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 5
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZC4H2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030054 cell junction IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ZC4H2 Gene

SuperPathways for ZC4H2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZC4H2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ZC4H2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ZC4H2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ZC4H2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ZC4H2 Gene

Zinc finger, C4H2 domain containing:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZC4H2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - -
SP3: - -
SP4: -

Relevant External Links for ZC4H2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ZC4H2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZC4H2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ZC4H2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (55.9) and Rectum (12.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for ZC4H2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZC4H2 Gene Hs.28249

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZC4H2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in fetal tissues, including in brain, intestine, lung, kidney and muscle.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for ZC4H2 Gene

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 ZC4H2 Gene

Orthologs for ZC4H2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ZC4H2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZC4H2 35
  • 94.05 (n)
  • 99.55 (a)
ZC4H2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZC4H2 35
  • 93.15 (n)
  • 100 (a)
ZC4H2 36
  • 88 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Zc4h2 35
  • 90.33 (n)
  • 100 (a)
Zc4h2 16
Zc4h2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZC4H2 35
  • 99.5 (n)
  • 100 (a)
ZC4H2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Zc4h2 35
  • 90.03 (n)
  • 100 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ZC4H2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ZC4H2 36
  • 78 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ZC4H2 35
  • 82.14 (n)
  • 99.55 (a)
ZC4H2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ZC4H2 36
  • 98 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.686 35
zc4h2 35
  • 81.99 (n)
  • 97.77 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.22980 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wufb99f08 35
zc4h2 35
  • 77.83 (n)
  • 94.2 (a)
zc4h2 36
  • 94 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP010728 35
  • 56.49 (n)
  • 55.67 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG13001 35
  • 63.17 (n)
  • 58.01 (a)
CG13001 36
  • 36 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea vab-23 36
  • 28 (a)
ZK930.2 36
  • 24 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.2141 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 45 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ZC4H2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)

Evolution for ZC4H2 Gene

Gene Tree for ZC4H2 (if available)
Gene Tree for ZC4H2 (if available)

Paralogs for ZC4H2 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for ZC4H2 Gene

Variants for ZC4H2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZC4H2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_069621 Wieacker-Wolf syndrome (WRWF)
VAR_069622 Wieacker-Wolf syndrome (WRWF)
VAR_069623 Wieacker-Wolf syndrome (WRWF)
VAR_069624 Wieacker-Wolf syndrome (WRWF)
rs747677694 -- 64,919,136(+) CAGCG(A/G)CCAGG intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZC4H2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv1584074 OTHER Inversion 17803354
dgv2449e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv2663820 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2675440 CNV Deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for ZC4H2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 44.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.22; 4.92% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ZC4H2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZC4H2 Gene

Disorders for ZC4H2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for ZC4H2 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
wieacker-wolff syndrome
  • apraxia, oculomotor, with congenital contractures and muscle atrophy
intellectual disability-developmental delay-contractures syndrome
  • wieacker-wolff syndrome
carpenter syndrome
  • acrocephalopolysyndactyly type ii
adams-oliver syndrome
  • adams oliver syndrome
hepatocellular carcinoma
  • hepatocellular carcinoma, somatic
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search ZC4H2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Wieacker-Wolf syndrome (WRWF) [MIM:314580]: A severe X-linked recessive neurodevelopmental disorder affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems. It is characterized by onset of muscle weakness in utero (fetal akinesia). Affected boys are born with severe contractures, known as arthrogryposis, and have delayed motor development, facial and bulbar weakness, characteristic dysmorphic facial features, and skeletal abnormalities, such as hip dislocation, scoliosis, and pes equinovarus. Those that survive infancy show mental retardation. Carrier females may have mild features of the disorder. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:23623388}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for ZC4H2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for ZC4H2 Gene

Publications for ZC4H2 Gene

  1. ZC4H2 mutations are associated with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and intellectual disability through impairment of central and peripheral synaptic plasticity. (PMID: 23623388) Hirata H. … Kalscheuer V.M. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2013) 2 3 4 67
  2. Large scale identification of human hepatocellular carcinoma- associated antigens by autoantibodies. (PMID: 12097419) Wang Y. … Chen W.-F. (J. Immunol. 2002) 2 3
  3. Characterization of cDNA clones selected by the GeneMark analysis from size-fractionated cDNA libraries from human brain. (PMID: 10574461) Hirosawa M. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 1999) 2 3
  4. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  5. Protein interaction network of alternatively spliced isoforms from brain links genetic risk factors for autism. (PMID: 24722188) Corominas R. … Iakoucheva L.M. (Nat. Commun. 2014) 3

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