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Aliases for MT3 Gene

Subcategory (RNA class) for MT3 Gene


Aliases for MT3 Gene

  • Metallothionein 3 2 3
  • GIFB 3 4 6
  • Metallothionein 3 (Growth Inhibitory Factor (Neurotrophic)) 2 3
  • Growth Inhibitory Factor 3 4
  • Metallothionein-III 3 4
  • MT-III 3 4
  • MT-3 3 4
  • GIF 3 4
  • Metallothionein-3 3
  • ZnMT3 3
  • GRIF 3

External Ids for MT3 Gene

ORGUL Members for MT3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MT3 Gene

  • GC16P047006
  • GC16P056674
  • GC16P056357
  • GC16P056398
  • GC16P055180
  • GC16P056623
  • GC16P042492

Summaries for MT3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MT3 Gene

MT3 (Metallothionein 3) is a Protein Coding gene, and is affiliated with the lncRNA class. Diseases associated with MT3 include pancreatic serous cystadenoma and alzheimer disease. Among its related pathways are Disease and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include copper ion binding and cysteine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity involved in apoptotic process.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MT3 Gene

  • Binds heavy metals. Contains three zinc and three copper atoms per polypeptide chain and only a negligible amount of cadmium. Inhibits survival and neurite formation of cortical neurons in vitro

Gene Wiki entry for MT3 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MT3 Gene

Genomics for MT3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MT3 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for MT3 Gene

56,589,074 bp from pter
56,591,088 bp from pter
2,015 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for MT3 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MT3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MT3 Gene

Proteins for MT3 Gene

  • Protein details for MT3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2V574

    Protein attributes for MT3 Gene

    68 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    6927 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MT3 Gene

neXtProt entry for MT3 Gene

Proteomics data for MT3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MT3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for MT3 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MT3 Gene

Domains for MT3 Gene

Gene Families for MT3 Gene

  • MT :Metallothioneins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MT3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P25713
  • Belongs to the metallothionein superfamily. Type 1 family.
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Function for MT3 Gene

Molecular function for MT3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: metallothionein 3,expressed in brain,growth inhibitory factor,neurotrophic
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Binds heavy metals. Contains three zinc and three copper atoms per polypeptide chain and only a negligible amount of cadmium. Inhibits survival and neurite formation of cortical neurons in vitro

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MT3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005507 copper ion binding TAS 8751715
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 20646067
GO:0008144 drug binding IDA 19536566
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IDA 17712581
GO:0016209 antioxidant activity NAS 12383939
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Animal Models for MT3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MT3:

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MT3 Gene

Localization for MT3 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MT3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MT3 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
cytosol 2
nucleus 2
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MT3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IDA 21818286
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 10355541
GO:0008021 synaptic vesicle ISS --
GO:0016234 inclusion body IDA 20039155
GO:0048471 perinuclear region of cytoplasm IDA 20039155
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No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MT3 Gene

Pathways for MT3 Gene

SuperPathways for MT3 Gene

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Pathways by source for MT3 Gene

PCR Array Products

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Alzheimers Disease in human,mouse,rat
    • Drug Metabolism in human,mouse,rat
    • Neurotrophins & Receptors in human,mouse,rat
    • Nitric Oxide Signaling Pathway in human,mouse,rat
    • Oxidative Stress in human,mouse,rat

Interacting Proteins for MT3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MT3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000060 protein import into nucleus, translocation IDA 18554677
GO:0001666 response to hypoxia IDA 12763630
GO:0001934 positive regulation of protein phosphorylation IDA 18295594
GO:0006112 energy reserve metabolic process ISS --
GO:0006707 cholesterol catabolic process ISS --
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Compounds for MT3 Gene

(1) HMDB Compounds for MT3 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • Cu

(22) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for MT3 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
dtnb 63.1 3
zinc 56 13
cadmium 55.2 10
cysteine 34 4
threonine 13.5 1
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Transcripts for MT3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MT3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MT3 Gene

Metallothionein 3:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MT3

Primer Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MT3 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b
SP1: - -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for MT3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MT3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MT3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MT3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Amygdala (6.2), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (5.6), Brain - Caudate (basal ganglia) (5.4), Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (5.0), Brain - Hippocampus (5.0), and Brain - Substantia nigra (4.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for MT3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MT3 Gene Hs.73133

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MT3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Abundant in a subset of astrocytes in the normal human brain, but greatly reduced in the Alzheimer disease (AD) brain
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Orthologs for MT3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for MT3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MT3 35
  • 99.02 (n)
  • 100 (a)
MT3 36
  • 100 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MT3 36
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MT3 36
  • 93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mt3 16
Mt3 36
  • 87 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MT3:
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for MT3 Gene

Gene Tree for MT3 (if available)
Gene Tree for MT3 (if available)

Paralogs for MT3 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for MT3 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for MT3 Gene

Variants for MT3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MT3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1048970 -- 56,591,026(+) AGTGT(G/T)GCTGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1048972 -- 56,591,027(+) GTGTG(A/C/G)CTGGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1048973 -- 56,591,035(+) GGTGT(A/C/T)CCCTT utr-variant-3-prime
rs2066841 -- 56,590,999(+) GCTCA(G/T)TGCCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs3764334 -- 56,588,459(+) ATCCA(C/G)ATAAT upstream-variant-2KB

Relevant External Links for MT3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MT3 Gene

Disorders for MT3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (3) Diseases for MT3 Gene including...

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(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MT3 Gene

(29) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for MT3 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
alzheimers disease 54.3 32
brain diseases 44.4 5
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 39.9 1
neurodegenerative diseases 34.2 3
prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia 25.7 1

Relevant External Links for MT3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MT3 Gene

Publications for MT3 Gene

  1. MT-III, a brain-specific member of the metallothionein gene family. (PMID: 1631128) Palmiter R.D. … Durnam D.M. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1992) 2 3 4 23
  2. Molecular cloning of human growth inhibitory factor cDNA and its down-regulation in Alzheimer's disease. (PMID: 1464312) Tsuji S. … Miyatake T. (EMBO J. 1992) 3 4 23
  3. The growth inhibitory factor that is deficient in the Alzheimer's disease brain is a 68 amino acid metallothionein-like protein. (PMID: 1873033) Uchida Y. … Tomonaga M. (Neuron 1991) 3 4 23
  4. Modulation of metallothionein-III mRNA content and growth rate of rat C6-glial cells by transfection with human 5-HT1D receptor genes. (PMID: 7677777) Amoureux M.C. … Pauwels P.J. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1995) 3 4 23
  5. Structures of the human and mouse growth inhibitory factor-encoding genes. (PMID: 8039715) Naruse S. … Tsuji S. (Gene 1994) 3 4 23

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