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Aliases for ZNF879 Gene

Aliases for ZNF879 Gene

  • Zinc Finger Protein 879 2 3 5
  • DKFZp686E2433 3

External Ids for ZNF879 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZNF879 Gene

  • GC05P178384
  • GC05P178450
  • GC05P173177

Summaries for ZNF879 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ZNF879 Gene

ZNF879 (Zinc Finger Protein 879) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is ZNF34.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZNF879 Gene

  • May be involved in transcriptional regulation.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZNF879 Gene

Genomics for ZNF879 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZNF879 Gene

Enhancers for ZNF879 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 ZNF879 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ZNF879 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around ZNF879 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ZNF879 Gene

179,023,732 bp from pter
179,035,064 bp from pter
11,333 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ZNF879 Gene

Genes around ZNF879 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ZNF879 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ZNF879 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ZNF879 Gene

Proteins for ZNF879 Gene

  • Protein details for ZNF879 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc finger protein 879
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for ZNF879 Gene

    563 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    64577 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for ZNF879 Gene

Proteomics data for ZNF879 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ZNF879 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ZNF879 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZNF879 Gene

Domains & Families for ZNF879 Gene

Gene Families for ZNF879 Gene

Protein Domains for ZNF879 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ZNF879 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 KRAB domain.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 13 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
  • Contains 1 KRAB domain.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 13 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with ZNF879: view

Function for ZNF879 Gene

Molecular function for ZNF879 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in transcriptional regulation.

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZNF879 Gene

Localization for ZNF879 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZNF879 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ZNF879 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZNF879 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZNF879 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for ZNF879 Gene

SuperPathways for ZNF879 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ZNF879 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZNF879 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ZNF879 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ZNF879 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ZNF879 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ZNF879 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for ZNF879 Gene

Zinc finger protein 879:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZNF879 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ZNF879 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ZNF879 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZNF879 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ZNF879 Gene Hs.445740

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ZNF879: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for ZNF879 Gene

Orthologs for ZNF879 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for ZNF879 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZNF879 35
  • 88.73 (n)
  • 89.15 (a)
ZNF879 36
  • 80 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Zfp879 35
  • 79.77 (n)
  • 80.78 (a)
Zfp879 16
Zfp879 36
  • 81 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ZNF879 35
  • 99.41 (n)
  • 99.11 (a)
ZNF879 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Zfp879 35
  • 80.18 (n)
  • 82.7 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ZNF879 36
  • 90 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 49 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ZNF879:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for ZNF879 Gene

Gene Tree for ZNF879 (if available)
Gene Tree for ZNF879 (if available)

Paralogs for ZNF879 Gene

(516) SIMAP similar genes for ZNF879 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins: Pseudogenes for ZNF879 Gene

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Variants for ZNF879 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZNF879 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs16736 -- 179,034,250(-) CAAGT(-/AGTC)AGGAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs6601005 -- 179,025,218(+) ttttt(G/T)ttttt intron-variant
rs6601006 -- 179,028,494(+) TACAT(C/T)CCTCA intron-variant
rs6601007 -- 179,028,795(+) CTTCC(A/C/G)CATTC intron-variant
rs3031586 -- 179,030,715(-) ATCAT(-/ATT/TAT)AAGAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZNF879 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv6389n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv883221 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for ZNF879 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 6.71; 78.65% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for ZNF879 Gene

Disorders for ZNF879 Gene

Relevant External Links for ZNF879

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for ZNF879 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ZNF879 Gene

Publications for ZNF879 Gene

  1. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 5. (PMID: 15372022) Schmutz J. … Rubin E.M. (Nature 2004) 4 67

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