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Aliases for PCA3 Gene

Subcategory (RNA class) for PCA3 Gene


Quality Score for this RNA gene is


Aliases for PCA3 Gene

  • Prostate Cancer Associated 3 (Non-Protein Coding) 2 3
  • Prostate Cancer Associated Transcript 3 (Non-Protein Coding) 2 3
  • Prostate Cancer Antigen 3 (Non-Protein Coding) 2 3
  • DD3 3 6
  • Prostate-Specific Gene DD3 3
  • Non-Protein Coding RNA 19 2
  • Prostate Cancer Antigen 3 2
  • NCRNA00019 3
  • PCAT3 3

External Ids for PCA3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PCA3 Gene

  • GC09U990136
  • GC09P079379
  • GC09P049208

Summaries for PCA3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for PCA3 Gene

PCA3 (Prostate Cancer Associated 3 (Non-Protein Coding)) is an RNA Gene, and is affiliated with the lncRNA class. Diseases associated with PCA3 include prostate cancer.

Gene Wiki entry for PCA3 Gene

fRNAdb sequence ontologies for PCA3 Gene

  • ncRNA: An RNA transcript that does not encode for a protein rather the RNA molecule is the gene product.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary and piRNA Summary for PCA3 Gene

Genomics for PCA3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PCA3 Gene

Genomic Location for PCA3 Gene

76,764,436 bp from pter
76,787,569 bp from pter
23,134 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for PCA3 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PCA3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PCA3 Gene

Proteins for PCA3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for PCA3 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PCA3 Gene

Domains for PCA3 Gene

Gene Families for PCA3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PCA3: view

No data available for Protein Domains , Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PCA3 Gene

Function for PCA3 Gene

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PCA3 Gene

Localization for PCA3 Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PCA3 Gene

Pathways for PCA3 Gene

SuperPathways for PCA3 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for PCA3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PCA3 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for PCA3 Gene

Transcripts for PCA3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for PCA3 Gene

(7) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for PCA3 Gene

Prostate cancer antigen 3 (non-protein coding):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PCA3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for PCA3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PCA3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PCA3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PCA3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Prostate (28.6).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PCA3 Gene Hs.663766

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with PCA3: view

Primer Products

  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Expression partners for PCA3 Gene

Orthologs for PCA3 Gene

Evolution for PCA3 Gene

Gene Tree for PCA3 (if available)
Gene Tree for PCA3 (if available)

No data available for Orthologs for PCA3 Gene

Paralogs for PCA3 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for PCA3 Gene

Variants for PCA3 Gene

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PCA3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2390e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv2738601 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv824952 CNV Loss 20364138
esv2663601 CNV Deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for PCA3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PCA3 Gene

Disorders for PCA3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Disease for PCA3 Gene

(5) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for PCA3 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
prostate cancer 75.6 57
prostate carcinoma 58.6 5
benign prostatic hyperplasia 56.1 2
cancer 32.9 13
tumors 19.5 7
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with PCA3: view

No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Genatlas and External Links for PCA3 Gene

Publications for PCA3 Gene

  1. DD3: a new prostate-specific gene, highly overexpressed in prostate cancer. (PMID: 10606244) Bussemakers M.J. … Isaacs W.B. (Cancer Res. 1999) 2 3 23
  2. Is DD3 a new prostate-specific gene? (PMID: 12680228) Gandini O. … Cardillo M.R. (Anticancer Res. 2003) 3 23
  3. PCA3 noncoding RNA is involved in the control of prostate-cancer cell survival and modulates androgen receptor signaling. (PMID: 23130941) Ferreira L.B. … Gimba E.R. (BMC Cancer 2012) 2 3
  4. A multicenter evaluation of the PCA3 molecular urine test: pre-analytical effects, analytical performance, and diagnostic accuracy. (PMID: 18061575) Sokoll L.J. … Vessella R.L. (Clin. Chim. Acta 2008) 3 23
  5. New genomic structure for prostate cancer specific gene PCA3 within BMCC1: implications for prostate cancer detection and progression. (PMID: 19319183) Clarke R.A. … Gardiner R.A. (PLoS ONE 2009) 3 23

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