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Aliases for ZDHHC15 Gene

Aliases for ZDHHC15 Gene

  • Zinc Finger, DHHC-Type Containing 15 2 3
  • Zinc Finger DHHC Domain-Containing Protein 15 3 4
  • DHHC-15 3 4
  • MRX91 3 6
  • Zinc Finger, DHHC Domain Containing 15 3
  • Palmitoyltransferase ZDHHC15 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 2.3.1 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZDHHC15 Gene

  • GC0XM071766
  • GC0XM072806
  • GC0XM073458
  • GC0XM073459
  • GC0XM074375
  • GC0XM074504
  • GC0XM074588
  • GC0XM068222

Summaries for ZDHHC15 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZDHHC15 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family. Mutations in this gene are associated with mental retardatio X-linked type 91 (MRX91). Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]

GeneCards Summary for ZDHHC15 Gene

ZDHHC15 (Zinc Finger, DHHC-Type Containing 15) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include palmitoyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ZDHHC7.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZDHHC15 Gene

  • Palmitoyltransferase specific for GAP43 and DLG4/PSD95.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZDHHC15 Gene

Genomics for ZDHHC15 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZDHHC15 Gene

Genomic Location for ZDHHC15 Gene

75,368,427 bp from pter
75,523,502 bp from pter
155,076 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ZDHHC15 Gene

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Genomic Location for ZDHHC15 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ZDHHC15 Gene

Proteins for ZDHHC15 Gene

  • Protein details for ZDHHC15 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Palmitoyltransferase ZDHHC15
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KVG7
    • Q3SY30
    • Q6UWH3

    Protein attributes for ZDHHC15 Gene

    337 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39331 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for ZDHHC15 Gene


neXtProt entry for ZDHHC15 Gene

Proteomics data for ZDHHC15 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for ZDHHC15 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ZDHHC15 Gene

Other Protein References for ZDHHC15 Gene

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Domains for ZDHHC15 Gene

Protein Domains for ZDHHC15 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The DHHC domain is required for palmitoyltransferase activity
  • Belongs to the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family.
  • Contains 1 DHHC-type zinc finger.
  • The DHHC domain is required for palmitoyltransferase activity
  • Belongs to the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family.
  • Contains 1 DHHC-type zinc finger.
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Function for ZDHHC15 Gene

Molecular function for ZDHHC15 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Palmitoyl-CoA + [protein]-L-cysteine = [protein]-S-palmitoyl-L-cysteine + CoA
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Palmitoyltransferase specific for GAP43 and DLG4/PSD95.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ZDHHC15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ZDHHC15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004872 receptor activity --
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IEA --
GO:0016409 palmitoyltransferase activity IDA 23034182
GO:0019706 protein-cysteine S-palmitoyltransferase activity IEA --
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Phenotypes for ZDHHC15 Gene

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miRNA for ZDHHC15 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target ZDHHC15

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No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZDHHC15 Gene

Localization for ZDHHC15 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZDHHC15 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ZDHHC15 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZDHHC15 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
extracellular 2
cytosol 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZDHHC15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IDA 16647879
GO:0016020 membrane --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 23376485
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Pathways for ZDHHC15 Gene

SuperPathways for ZDHHC15 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ZDHHC15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZDHHC15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007275 multicellular organismal development --
GO:0016188 synaptic vesicle maturation IEA --
GO:0018345 protein palmitoylation IDA 23034182
GO:0045184 establishment of protein localization IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for ZDHHC15 Gene

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(2) HMDB Compounds for ZDHHC15 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Coenzyme A
  • Acetoacetyl coenzyme A sodium salt
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Transcripts for ZDHHC15 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ZDHHC15 Gene

Zinc finger, DHHC-type containing 15:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZDHHC15 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ZDHHC15 Gene

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Expression for ZDHHC15 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZDHHC15 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for ZDHHC15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for ZDHHC15 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZDHHC15 Gene Hs.253211

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZDHHC15 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in placenta, liver, lung, kidney, heart and brain.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for ZDHHC15 Gene

Orthologs for ZDHHC15 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for ZDHHC15 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZDHHC15 35
  • 94.07 (n)
  • 97.63 (a)
ZDHHC15 36
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZDHHC15 35
  • 94.3 (n)
  • 96.77 (a)
ZDHHC15 36
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Zdhhc15 35
  • 93.77 (n)
  • 97.92 (a)
Zdhhc15 16
Zdhhc15 36
  • 98 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZDHHC15 35
  • 97.69 (n)
  • 97.9 (a)
ZDHHC15 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Zdhhc15 35
  • 93.77 (n)
  • 97.33 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ZDHHC15 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ZDHHC15 36
  • 64 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ZDHHC15 35
  • 74.92 (n)
  • 75.23 (a)
ZDHHC15 36
  • 69 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ZDHHC15 36
  • 68 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia zdhhc15 35
  • 69.25 (n)
  • 68.66 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii wufc02b12 35
zdhhc15b 35
  • 66.26 (n)
  • 67.07 (a)
zdhhc15b 36
  • 66 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG1407 36
  • 33 (a)
CG17287 36
  • 33 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea dhhc-4 36
  • 30 (a)
spe-10 36
  • 29 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PFA3 36
  • 24 (a)
PFA3 38
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT3G60800 35
  • 49.65 (n)
  • 40.08 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os03g0804300 35
  • 48.9 (n)
  • 36.36 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU01267 35
  • 42.59 (n)
  • 30.61 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes pfa3 35
  • 46.39 (n)
  • 33.51 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 43 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ZDHHC15:
  • 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)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • 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 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for ZDHHC15 Gene

Gene Tree for ZDHHC15 (if available)
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Paralogs for ZDHHC15 Gene

Paralogs for ZDHHC15 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for ZDHHC15 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for ZDHHC15 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZDHHC15 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs753523 -- 75,401,177(+) GAGCA(C/G)GGACA intron-variant
rs767595 -- 75,373,030(+) ATGCA(A/C)CCATT intron-variant
rs1010616 -- 75,413,860(-) TGCCT(A/G)TATGT intron-variant
rs1017681 -- 75,458,225(+) tagta(A/C)caact intron-variant
rs1017682 -- 75,458,426(+) ttatt(C/G)tcttt intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZDHHC15 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv25282 CNV Gain 19812545
esv2740234 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740235 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740236 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2740237 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv988916 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv1585432 CNV Deletion 17803354
nsv425323 CNV Loss 16902084

Relevant External Links for ZDHHC15 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZDHHC15 Gene

Disorders for ZDHHC15 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for ZDHHC15 Gene (300576)


  • Mental retardation, X-linked 91 (MRX91) [MIM:300577]: A disorder characterized by significantly below average general intellectual functioning associated with impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. Intellectual deficiency is the only primary symptom of non-syndromic X-linked mental retardation, while syndromic mental retardation presents with associated physical, neurological and/or psychiatric manifestations. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

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Genetic Association Database (GAD)

No disorders were found for ZDHHC15 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for ZDHHC15 Gene

Publications for ZDHHC15 Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 3 4
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  4. The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome. (PMID: 15772651) Ross M.T. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2005) 3 4
  5. Loss of ZDHHC15 expression in a woman with a balanced translocation t(X;15)(q13.3;cen) and severe mental retardation. (PMID: 15915161) Mansouri M.R. … Dahl N. (Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2005) 3 4

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