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Aliases for NKX6-1 Gene

Aliases for NKX6-1 Gene

  • NK6 Homeobox 1 2 3
  • NKX6A 3 4 6
  • Homeobox Protein NK-6 Homolog A 3 4
  • NK6 Transcription Factor Related, Locus 1 (Drosophila) 2
  • NK6 Transcription Factor Related, Locus 1 3
  • NK Homeobox (Drosophila), Family 6, A 2
  • NK6 Transcription Factor Homolog A 3
  • NK Homeo Box, Family 6, Member A 3
  • NK Homeobox, Family 6, A 3
  • Homeobox Protein Nkx-6.1 3
  • NKX6.1 3

External Ids for NKX6-1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NKX6-1 Gene

  • NKX6A

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NKX6-1 Gene

  • GC04M085339
  • GC04M085708
  • GC04M085807
  • GC04M085872
  • GC04M085771
  • GC04M081156
  • GC04M085413

Summaries for NKX6-1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NKX6-1 Gene

  • In the pancreas, NKX6.1 is required for the development of beta cells and is a potent bifunctional transcription regulator that binds to AT-rich sequences within the promoter region of target genes Iype et al. (2004) [PubMed 15056733].[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for NKX6-1 Gene

NKX6-1 (NK6 Homeobox 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are L1CAM interactions and Regulation of beta-cell development. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is NKX2-5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX6-1 Gene

  • Transcription factor which binds to specific A/T-rich DNA sequences in the promoter regions of a number of genes. Involved in transcriptional regulation in islet beta cells. Binds to the insulin promoter and is involved in regulation of the insulin gene. Together with NKX2-2 and IRX3 acts to restrict the generation of motor neurons to the appropriate region of the neural tube. Belongs to the class II proteins of neuronal progenitor factors, which are induced by SHH signals (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for NKX6-1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NKX6-1 Gene

Genomics for NKX6-1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NKX6-1 Gene

Genomic Location for NKX6-1 Gene

Start:
84,491,987 bp from pter
End:
84,499,154 bp from pter
Size:
7,168 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for NKX6-1 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for NKX6-1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NKX6-1 Gene

Proteins for NKX6-1 Gene

  • Protein details for NKX6-1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P78426-NKX61_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Homeobox protein Nkx-6.1
    Protein Accession:
    P78426
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for NKX6-1 Gene

    Size:
    367 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    37849 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for NKX6-1 Gene

Proteomics data for NKX6-1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NKX6-1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for NKX6-1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NKX6-1 Gene

Domains for NKX6-1 Gene

Gene Families for NKX6-1 Gene

HGNC:
  • NKL :Homeoboxes / ANTP class : NKL subclass

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NKX6-1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P78426

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

NKX61_HUMAN :
  • P78426
Domain:
  • The C-terminal domain contributes to sequence-specific DNA-binding.
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
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Function for NKX6-1 Gene

Molecular function for NKX6-1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Transcription factor which binds to specific A/T-rich DNA sequences in the promoter regions of a number of genes. Involved in transcriptional regulation in islet beta cells. Binds to the insulin promoter and is involved in regulation of the insulin gene. Together with NKX2-2 and IRX3 acts to restrict the generation of motor neurons to the appropriate region of the neural tube. Belongs to the class II proteins of neuronal progenitor factors, which are induced by SHH signals (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NKX6-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000978 RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0001078 RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity involved in negative regulation of transcription IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding IEA --
GO:0003700 sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX6-1: view
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Animal Models for NKX6-1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NKX6-1:

miRNA for NKX6-1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target NKX6-1
Targeting motifs for NKX6-1 Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif NKX6-1
  • Consensus sequence: GKTAATGR Submotif: canonical Cell Type: Islet GeoId: GSE40975

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) and Transcription Factor Targeting for NKX6-1 Gene

Localization for NKX6-1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX6-1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for NKX6-1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NKX6-1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NKX6-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 19056867
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX6-1: view

Pathways for NKX6-1 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for NKX6-1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NKX6-1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter ISS --
GO:0003323 type B pancreatic cell development --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter --
GO:0006366 transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0007224 smoothened signaling pathway IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX6-1: view

Transcripts for NKX6-1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NKX6-1 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for NKX6-1 Gene

NK6 homeobox 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NKX6-1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NKX6-1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
NKX6-1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
NKX6-1

Expression for NKX6-1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NKX6-1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NKX6-1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Muscularis (23.9) and Esophagus - Gastroesophageal Junction (21.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NKX6-1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NKX6-1 Gene Hs.546270

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NKX6-1 Gene

P78426-NKX61_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Pancreatic beta cells
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with NKX6-1: view

Orthologs for NKX6-1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for NKX6-1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NKX6-1 35
  • 99.64 (n)
  • 99.73 (a)
NKX6-1 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NKX6-1 35
  • 90.14 (n)
  • 95.34 (a)
NKX6-1 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NKX6-1 35
  • 91.23 (n)
  • 94.79 (a)
NKX6-1 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nkx6-1 35
  • 89.01 (n)
  • 96.15 (a)
Nkx6-1 16
Nkx6-1 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NKX6-1 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NKX6-1 36
  • 81 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nkx6-1 35
  • 89.56 (n)
  • 96.15 (a)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NKX6-1 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nkx6-1 35
  • 72.78 (n)
  • 83.54 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nkx6.1 35
  • 70.68 (n)
  • 80.78 (a)
nkx6.1 36
  • 81 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta HGTX 36
  • 30 (a)
OneToMany
barley
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.1836 35
wheat
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.2891 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 34 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for NKX6-1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for NKX6-1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for NKX6-1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for NKX6-1 (if available)

Paralogs for NKX6-1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for NKX6-1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for NKX6-1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NKX6-1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1006852 -- 84,499,081(+) GGGCC(C/T)GGCGA upstream-variant-2KB, intron-variant
rs1562150 -- 84,498,672(-) GCCAC(C/T)CCCAC upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs2278671 -- 84,495,644(-) GAGGG(A/C)TAGGT intron-variant
rs2278672 -- 84,495,290(-) TCCAA(C/G)TTTTT intron-variant
rs3756003 -- 84,499,355(-) TGGTC(C/T)CCCAC upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NKX6-1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv829998 CNV Gain 17160897

Relevant External Links for NKX6-1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
NKX6-1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX6-1 Gene

Disorders for NKX6-1 Gene

Relevant External Links for NKX6-1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
NKX6-1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
NKX6-1
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NKX6-1: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX6-1 Gene

Publications for NKX6-1 Gene

  1. Isolation, characterization, and chromosomal mapping of the human Nkx6.1 gene (NKX6A), a new pancreatic islet homeobox gene. (PMID: 9119408) Inoue H. … Permutt M.A. (Genomics 1997) 2 3 4 23
  2. Distinct regulation of hepatic nuclear factor 1alpha by NKX6.1 in pancreatic beta cells. (PMID: 20106981) Donelan W. … Yang L.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2010) 3 23
  3. Association studies of variants in the genes involved in pancreatic beta-cell function in type 2 diabetes in Japanese subjects. (PMID: 16873704) Yokoi N. … Seino S. (Diabetes 2006) 3 48
  4. Toward a confocal subcellular atlas of the human proteome. (PMID: 18029348) Barbe L. … Andersson-Svahn H. (Mol. Cell Proteomics 2008) 3
  5. Stimulation of human and rat islet beta-cell proliferation with retention of function by the homeodomain transcription factor Nkx6.1. (PMID: 18347054) Schisler J.C. … Newgard C.B. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2008) 3

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