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Aliases for ZHX2 Gene

Aliases for ZHX2 Gene

  • Zinc Fingers And Homeoboxes 2 2 3
  • Zinc Finger And Homeodomain Protein 2 3 4
  • Zinc-Fingers And Homeoboxes 2 2 3
  • Alpha-Fetoprotein Regulator 1 3 4
  • Regulator Of AFP 3 4
  • AFP Regulator 1 3 4
  • AFR1 3 4
  • RAF 3 4
  • Transcription Factor ZHX2 3
  • KIAA0854 4

External Ids for ZHX2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZHX2 Gene

  • GC08P123462
  • GC08P123750
  • GC08P123863
  • GC08P123793
  • GC08P119119

Summaries for ZHX2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZHX2 Gene

  • The members of the zinc fingers and homeoboxes gene family are nuclear homodimeric transcriptional repressors that interact with the A subunit of nuclear factor-Y (NF-YA) and contain two C2H2-type zinc fingers and five homeobox DNA-binding domains. This gene encodes member 2 of this gene family. In addition to forming homodimers, this protein heterodimerizes with member 1 of the zinc fingers and homeoboxes family. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for ZHX2 Gene

ZHX2 (Zinc Fingers And Homeoboxes 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Hypothetical Network for Drug Addiction. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and identical protein binding. An important paralog of this gene is ZHX1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZHX2 Gene

  • Acts as a transcriptional repressor. Represses the promoter activity of the CDC25C gene stimulated by NFYA.

Gene Wiki entry for ZHX2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZHX2 Gene

Genomics for ZHX2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZHX2 Gene

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Genomic Location for ZHX2 Gene

Chromosome:
8
Start:
122,781,349 bp from pter
End:
122,974,515 bp from pter
Size:
193,167 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for ZHX2 Gene

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Genomic Location for ZHX2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ZHX2 Gene

Proteins for ZHX2 Gene

  • Protein details for ZHX2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q9Y6X8-ZHX2_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Zinc fingers and homeoboxes protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Q9Y6X8

    Protein attributes for ZHX2 Gene

    Size:
    837 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    92307 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Forms a homodimer (via homeobox domain). Forms a heterodimer with ZHX1 (via HD1 domain). Forms a heterodimer with ZHX3. Heterodimerization with ZHX1 is not necessary for repressor activity. Interacts (via homeobox domain) with NFYA (via N-terminus).
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=BAA74877.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for ZHX2 Gene

neXtProt entry for ZHX2 Gene

Proteomics data for ZHX2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ZHX2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ZHX2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZHX2 Gene

Domains & Families for ZHX2 Gene

Protein Domains for ZHX2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ZHX2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q9Y6X8

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

ZHX2_HUMAN :
  • Contains 4 homeobox DNA-binding domains.
  • Belongs to the ZHX family.
  • Contains 2 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
Domain:
  • Contains 4 homeobox DNA-binding domains.
Family:
  • Belongs to the ZHX family.
Similarity:
  • Contains 2 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
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Function for ZHX2 Gene

Molecular function for ZHX2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a transcriptional repressor. Represses the promoter activity of the CDC25C gene stimulated by NFYA.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ZHX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 12741956
GO:0003714 transcription corepressor activity IDA 12741956
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12741956
GO:0042802 identical protein binding IPI 12741956
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miRNA for ZHX2 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZHX2 Gene

Localization for ZHX2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZHX2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for ZHX2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZHX2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZHX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 12741956
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IDA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ZHX2 Gene

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Pathways by source for ZHX2 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for ZHX2 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZHX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 12741956
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter --
GO:0006402 mRNA catabolic process IEA --
GO:0035019 somatic stem cell population maintenance IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ZHX2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ZHX2 Gene

(2) Drugs for ZHX2 Gene - From: DGIdb

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
regorafenib Approved Pharma inhibitor Inhibitor of VEGFR/PDGFR/FGFR/mutant kit/RET/Raf-1, Kinase Inhibitors, Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF receptor (VEGFR) inhibitors 0
Sorafenib Approved, Investigational Pharma inhibitors, inhibitor Raf kinases and tyrosine kinases inhibitor, RAF, VEGFR2, and PDGFR-beta inhibitors, Kinase Inhibitors, Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF receptor (VEGFR) inhibitors 653
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Transcripts for ZHX2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ZHX2 Gene

Zinc fingers and homeoboxes 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZHX2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9
SP1:
SP2: - - - - - -
SP3:

Relevant External Links for ZHX2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ZHX2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
ZHX2

Expression for ZHX2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZHX2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ZHX2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (54.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for ZHX2 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZHX2 Gene Hs.377090

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZHX2 Gene

Q9Y6X8-ZHX2_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed. Expressed in podocytes.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for ZHX2 Gene

Orthologs for ZHX2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ZHX2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZHX2 35
  • 86.94 (n)
  • 91.28 (a)
ZHX2 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZHX2 35
  • 88.77 (n)
  • 91.52 (a)
ZHX2 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Zhx2 35
  • 84.93 (n)
  • 87.2 (a)
Zhx2 16
Zhx2 36
  • 87 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZHX2 35
  • 99.24 (n)
  • 99.64 (a)
ZHX2 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Zhx2 35
  • 84.45 (n)
  • 86.36 (a)
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ZHX2 36
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ZHX2 35
  • 69.85 (n)
  • 70.01 (a)
ZHX2 36
  • 69 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ZHX2 36
  • 60 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.1051 35
zhx2 35
  • 62.87 (n)
  • 61.2 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.13932 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii zhx2 35
  • 56.85 (n)
  • 51.34 (a)
zhx2 36
  • 45 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for ZHX2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 ZHX2 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for ZHX2 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for ZHX2 (if available)

Paralogs for ZHX2 Gene

Paralogs for ZHX2 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for ZHX2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for ZHX2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZHX2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2833 -- 122,974,409(-) TGCGG(C/T)GTACT utr-variant-3-prime
rs7758 -- 122,974,382(-) TGGGA(C/G)GGGGA utr-variant-3-prime
rs727221 -- 122,808,181(+) TAGAT(A/G)TGAGC intron-variant
rs748856 -- 122,802,586(+) AAGCC(C/T)GCATG intron-variant
rs750709 -- 122,803,525(-) GATGC(C/T)GCCAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZHX2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2737525 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for ZHX2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 69.45% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.93; 79.74% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ZHX2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
ZHX2

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZHX2 Gene

Disorders for ZHX2 Gene

Relevant External Links for ZHX2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
ZHX2
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
ZHX2
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
ZHX2
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No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ZHX2 Gene

Publications for ZHX2 Gene

  1. ZHX2 is a repressor of alpha-fetoprotein expression in human hepatoma cell lines. (PMID: 18194454) Shen H. … Ma C. (J. Cell. Mol. Med. 2008) 23 67
  2. Raf 1 represses expression of the tight junction protein occludin via activation of the zinc-finger transcription factor slug. (PMID: 16924233) Wang Z. … Nusrat A. (Oncogene 2007) 23 67
  3. cAMP induces neuronal differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells via activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase/MAPK. (PMID: 16056139) Kim S.S. … Suh-Kim H. (Neuroreport 2005) 23 67
  4. The mouse zinc-fingers and homeoboxes (ZHX) family; ZHX2 forms a heterodimer with ZHX3. (PMID: 14659886) Kawata H. … Miyamoto K. (Gene 2003) 23 67
  5. Zinc-fingers and homeoboxes (ZHX) 2, a novel member of the ZHX family, functions as a transcriptional repressor. (PMID: 12741956) Kawata H. … Miyamoto K. (Biochem. J. 2003) 2 67

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