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Aliases for PAX3 Gene

Aliases for PAX3 Gene

  • Paired Box 3 2 3 5
  • HUP2 3 4
  • Paired Box Gene 3 (Waardenburg Syndrome 1) 2
  • Paired Box Homeotic Gene 3 3
  • Paired Domain Gene HuP2 3
  • Waardenburg Syndrome 1 2
  • Paired Domain Gene 3 3
  • CDHS 3
  • WS3 3
  • WS1 3

External Ids for PAX3 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for PAX3 Gene

  • WS1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PAX3 Gene

  • GC02M221089
  • GC02M221788
  • GC02M223029
  • GC02M223267
  • GC02M222890
  • GC02M222772
  • GC02M214918
  • GC02M223064

Summaries for PAX3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PAX3 Gene

  • This gene is a member of the paired box (PAX) family of transcription factors. Members of the PAX family typically contain a paired box domain and a paired-type homeodomain. These genes play critical roles during fetal development. Mutations in paired box gene 3 are associated with Waardenburg syndrome, craniofacial-deafness-hand syndrome, and alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. The translocation t(2;13)(q35;q14), which represents a fusion between PAX3 and the forkhead gene, is a frequent finding in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Alternative splicing results in transcripts encoding isoforms with different C-termini. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for PAX3 Gene

PAX3 (Paired Box 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PAX3 include Craniofacial-Deafness-Hand Syndrome and Waardenburg Syndrome, Type 1. Among its related pathways are Chromatin organization and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Pathways and Lineage-specific Markers. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and chromatin binding. An important paralog of this gene is PAX4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX3 Gene

  • Transcription factor that may regulate cell proliferation, migration and apoptosis. Involved in neural development and myogenesis.

Gene Wiki entry for PAX3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PAX3 Gene

Genomics for PAX3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PAX3 Gene

Enhancers for PAX3 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 PAX3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for PAX3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around PAX3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for PAX3 Gene

Chromosome:
2
Start:
222,199,887 bp from pter
End:
222,321,263 bp from pter
Size:
121,377 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for PAX3 Gene

Genes around PAX3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PAX3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PAX3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PAX3 Gene

Proteins for PAX3 Gene

  • Protein details for PAX3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P23760-PAX3_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Paired box protein Pax-3
    Protein Accession:
    P23760
    Secondary Accessions:
    • G5E9C1
    • Q16448
    • Q494Z3
    • Q494Z4
    • Q53T90
    • Q6GSJ9
    • Q86UQ2
    • Q86UQ3

    Protein attributes for PAX3 Gene

    Size:
    479 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    52968 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Can bind to DNA as a homodimer or a heterodimer with PAX7. Interacts with PAXBP1; the interaction links PAX3 to a WDR5-containing histone methyltransferase complex. Interacts with DAXX. Interacts with TBX18.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for PAX3 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for PAX3 Gene

neXtProt entry for PAX3 Gene

Proteomics data for PAX3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PAX3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PAX3 Gene

Domains & Families for PAX3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P23760

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

PAX3_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Belongs to the paired homeobox family.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
  • Contains 1 paired domain.
Family:
  • Belongs to the paired homeobox family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PAX3: view

Function for PAX3 Gene

Molecular function for PAX3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
paired box (DNA binding) containing protein 3 (HuP2),with an homeo domain,mouse Pax3,splotch homolog,involved in neurogenesis and in melanogenesis through MITF transactivation ? and other processes (see BARMS2,WS1,WS2,WS3),interacting with HIRA,activating MYOD1 gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor that may regulate cell proliferation, migration and apoptosis. Involved in neural development and myogenesis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PAX3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11029584
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAX3: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with PAX3: view

Human Phenotype Ontology for PAX3 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for PAX3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PAX3:

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PAX3 Gene

Localization for PAX3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX3 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for PAX3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PAX3 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2
extracellular 1
plasma membrane 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PAX3 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for PAX3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with PAX3: view

Pathways by source for PAX3 Gene

1 Cell Signaling Technology pathway for PAX3 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for PAX3 Gene

Activates:
Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PAX3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006915 apoptotic process TAS 10871843
GO:0007399 nervous system development IEA --
GO:0007517 muscle organ development IEA --
GO:0007605 sensory perception of sound TAS 9500554
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PAX3: view

Drugs & Compounds for PAX3 Gene

(4) Drugs for PAX3 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials

(2) Additional Compounds for PAX3 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with PAX3: view

Transcripts for PAX3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PAX3 Gene

Paired box 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PAX3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for PAX3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
PAX3
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
PAX3

Expression for PAX3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PAX3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PAX3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Minor Salivary Gland (x12.3), Brain - Cerebellum (x6.8), and Muscle - Skeletal (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PAX3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for PAX3 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PAX3 Gene Hs.42146

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with PAX3: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for PAX3 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PAX3 Gene

Orthologs for PAX3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PAX3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PAX3 35
  • 93.72 (n)
  • 99.38 (a)
PAX3 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PAX3 35
  • 90.64 (n)
  • 97.92 (a)
PAX3 36
  • 96 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pax3 35
  • 91.79 (n)
  • 98.76 (a)
Pax3 16
Pax3 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PAX3 35
  • 99.59 (n)
  • 100 (a)
PAX3 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pax3 35
  • 90.75 (n)
  • 98.76 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PAX3 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PAX3 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PAX3 35
  • 85.51 (n)
  • 96.69 (a)
PAX3 36
  • 89 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PAX3 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pax3 35
  • 81.34 (n)
  • 92.81 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pax3a 35
  • 71.33 (n)
  • 79.24 (a)
pax3a 36
  • 72 (a)
OneToMany
pax3b 36
  • 68 (a)
OneToMany
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Poxn 37
  • 67 (a)
gsb 36
  • 44 (a)
ManyToMany
gsb-n 36
  • 43 (a)
ManyToMany
prd 36
  • 34 (a)
ManyToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea egl-38 37
  • 59 (a)
K06B9.5 37
  • 69 (a)
K07C11.1 37
  • 61 (a)
pax-3 36
  • 45 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 36 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for PAX3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for PAX3 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for PAX3 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for PAX3 (if available)

Paralogs for PAX3 Gene

Paralogs for PAX3 Gene

(10) SIMAP similar genes for PAX3 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with PAX3: view

Variants for PAX3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PAX3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_003790 Waardenburg syndrome 1 (WS1)
VAR_003791 Waardenburg syndrome 3 (WS3)
VAR_003792 Craniofacial-deafness-hand syndrome (CDHS)
VAR_003793 Waardenburg syndrome 1 (WS1)
VAR_003794 Waardenburg syndrome 1 (WS1)

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PAX3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv834549 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv834550 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv516764 CNV Loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for PAX3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 59.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.12; 51.28% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for PAX3 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
PAX3

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PAX3 Gene

Disorders for PAX3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(29) MalaCards diseases for PAX3 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
craniofacial-deafness-hand syndrome
  • craniofacial deafness hand syndrome
waardenburg syndrome, type 1
  • waardenburg syndrome type i
waardenburg syndrome, type 3
  • waardenburg syndrome type 3
rhabdomyosarcoma 2, alveolar
  • rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar
waardenburg's syndrome
  • waardenburg syndrome, type 4a
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search PAX3 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

PAX3_HUMAN
  • Craniofacial-deafness-hand syndrome (CDHS) [MIM:122880]: Thought to be an autosomal dominant disease which comprises absence or hypoplasia of the nasal bones, hypoplastic maxilla, small and short nose with thin nares, limited movement of the wrist, short palpebral fissures, ulnar deviation of the fingers, hypertelorism and profound sensory-neural deafness. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:8664898}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving PAX3 is a cause of rhabdomyosarcoma. Translocation t(2;2)(q35;p23) with NCOA1 generates the NCOA1-PAX3 oncogene consisting of the N-terminus part of PAX3 and the C-terminus part of NCOA1. The fusion protein acts as a transcriptional activator. Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue carcinoma in childhood, representing 5-8% of all malignancies in children. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:15313887}.
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma 2 (RMS2) [MIM:268220]: A form of rhabdomyosarcoma, a highly malignant tumor of striated muscle derived from primitive mesenchymal cells and exhibiting differentiation along rhabdomyoblastic lines. Rhabdomyosarcoma is one of the most frequently occurring soft tissue sarcomas and the most common in children. It occurs in four forms: alveolar, pleomorphic, embryonal and botryoidal rhabdomyosarcomas. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:8275086}. Note=The gene represented in this entry is involved in disease pathogenesis. A chromosomal aberration involving PAX3 is found in rhabdomyosarcoma. Translocation (2;13)(q35;q14) with FOXO1. The resulting protein is a transcriptional activator. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:8275086}.
  • Waardenburg syndrome 1 (WS1) [MIM:193500]: WS1 is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by non-progressive sensorineural deafness, pigmentary disturbances such as frontal white blaze of hair, heterochromia of irides, white eyelashes, leukoderma, and wide bridge of nose owing to lateral displacement of the inner canthus of each eye (dystopia canthorum). WS1 shows variable clinical expression and some affected individuals do not manifest hearing impairment or iris pigmentation disturbances. Dystopia canthorum is the most consistent sign and is found in 98% of the patients. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10779847, ECO:0000269 PubMed:12949970, ECO:0000269 PubMed:1303193, ECO:0000269 PubMed:1347148, ECO:0000269 PubMed:1347149, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7825605, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7833953, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7981674, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8447316, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8490648, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8533800, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8589691, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8845842, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9067759, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9452070, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9541113, ECO:0000269 Ref.34}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Waardenburg syndrome 3 (WS3) [MIM:148820]: WS3 is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by sensorineural deafness, pigmentary disturbances, dystopia canthorum and limb anomalies such as hypoplasia of the musculoskeletal system, flexion contractures, fusion of the carpal bones, syndactylies. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12949970, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7726174, ECO:0000269 Ref.35}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for PAX3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
PAX3
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
PAX3
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
PAX3
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with PAX3: view

No data available for Genatlas for PAX3 Gene

Publications for PAX3 Gene

  1. An exonic mutation in the HuP2 paired domain gene causes Waardenburg's syndrome. (PMID: 1347149) Baldwin C.T. … Milunsky A. (Nature 1992) 2 3 4 67
  2. Recurrent t(2;2) and t(2;8) translocations in rhabdomyosarcoma without the canonical PAX-FOXO1 fuse PAX3 to members of the nuclear receptor transcriptional coactivator family. (PMID: 19953635) Sumegi J. … Bridge J.A. (Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2010) 3 23
  3. Histone deacetylase 10 relieves repression on the melanogenic program by maintaining the deacetylation status of repressors. (PMID: 20032463) Lai I.L. … Yang W.M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2010) 3 23
  4. PAX3 and SOX10 activate MET receptor expression in melanoma. (PMID: 20067553) Mascarenhas J.B. … Lang D. (Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2010) 3 23
  5. PAX3 expression in normal skin melanocytes and melanocytic lesions (naevi and melanomas). (PMID: 20421967) Medic S. … Ziman M. (PLoS ONE 2010) 3 23

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