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Aliases for MKL1 Gene

Aliases for MKL1 Gene

  • Megakaryoblastic Leukemia (Translocation) 1 2 3 5
  • Myocardin-Related Transcription Factor A 2 3 4
  • Megakaryocytic Acute Leukemia Protein 3 4
  • Megakaryoblastic Leukemia 1 Protein 3 4
  • MRTF-A 3 4
  • MAL 3 4
  • Basic, SAP And Coiled-Coil Domain 3
  • Megakaryocytic Acute Leukemia 2
  • SAP And Coiled-Coil Domain 2
  • KIAA1438 4
  • Basic 2
  • BSAC 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MKL1 Gene

  • GC22M037420
  • GC22M039049
  • GC22M039130
  • GC22M040807
  • GC22M023769
  • GC22M040908

Summaries for MKL1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MKL1 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene interacts with the transcription factor myocardin, a key regulator of smooth muscle cell differentiation. The encoded protein is predominantly nuclear and may help transduce signals from the cytoskeleton to the nucleus. This gene is involved in a specific translocation event that creates a fusion of this gene and the RNA-binding motif protein-15 gene. This translocation has been associated with acute megakaryocytic leukemia. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2013]

GeneCards Summary for MKL1 Gene

MKL1 (Megakaryoblastic Leukemia (Translocation) 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MKL1 include megakaryoblastic acute myeloid leukemia with t(1;22)(p13;q13) and megakaryocytic leukemia. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by Rho GTPases. GO annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and actin binding. An important paralog of this gene is MKL2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MKL1 Gene

  • Transcriptional coactivator of serum response factor (SRF) with the potential to modulate SRF target genes. Suppresses TNF-induced cell death by inhibiting activation of caspases; its transcriptional activity is indispensable for the antiapoptotic function. It may up-regulate antiapoptotic molecules, which in turn inhibit caspase activation (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for MKL1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MKL1 Gene

Genomics for MKL1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MKL1 Gene

Promoters for MKL1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around MKL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for MKL1 Gene

Chromosome:
22
Start:
40,410,281 bp from pter
End:
40,636,719 bp from pter
Size:
226,439 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for MKL1 Gene

Genes around MKL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MKL1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MKL1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MKL1 Gene

Proteins for MKL1 Gene

  • Protein details for MKL1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q969V6-MKL1_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    MKL/myocardin-like protein 1
    Protein Accession:
    Q969V6
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q8TCL1
    • Q96SC5
    • Q96SC6
    • Q9P2B0

    Protein attributes for MKL1 Gene

    Size:
    931 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    98919 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Forms with SCAI and SRF a nuclear ternary complex which binds the CArG consensus motif (CArG box) on DNA via SRF. Interacts with ACTB; interaction with ACTB prevents interaction with SCAI. Interacts with MKL2 (By similarity).
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAK56920.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA92676.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAC38828.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAC38829.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MKL1 Gene

neXtProt entry for MKL1 Gene

Proteomics data for MKL1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MKL1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MKL1 Gene

Domains & Families for MKL1 Gene

Protein Domains for MKL1 Gene

InterPro:
Blocks:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MKL1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q969V6

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

MKL1_HUMAN :
  • The N-terminal region is required for nuclear localization and the C-terminal region mediates transcriptional activity.
  • Contains 2 RPEL repeats.
Domain:
  • The N-terminal region is required for nuclear localization and the C-terminal region mediates transcriptional activity.
  • The RPEL repeats mediate binding to globular actin.
  • Contains 1 SAP domain.
Similarity:
  • Contains 2 RPEL repeats.
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No data available for Gene Families for MKL1 Gene

Function for MKL1 Gene

Molecular function for MKL1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcriptional coactivator of serum response factor (SRF) with the potential to modulate SRF target genes. Suppresses TNF-induced cell death by inhibiting activation of caspases; its transcriptional activity is indispensable for the antiapoptotic function. It may up-regulate antiapoptotic molecules, which in turn inhibit caspase activation (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MKL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003779 actin binding IDA 24440334
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12397177
GO:0043522 leucine zipper domain binding IPI 14970199
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Animal Models for MKL1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MKL1:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for MKL1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MKL1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MKL1 Gene

Localization for MKL1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MKL1 Gene

Nucleus. Cytoplasm. Note=Binding to globular actin is required to maintain cytoplasmic localization. Nuclear localization is regulated by MICAL2, which mediates depolymerization of nuclear globular actin, promoting retention of MKL1 in the nucleus and subsequent formation of an active complex with SRF (PubMed:24440334). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:24440334}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for MKL1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MKL1 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MKL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 14970199
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Pathways & Interactions for MKL1 Gene

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Pathways by source for MKL1 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for MKL1 Gene

Activates:
Inactivates:
Is activated by:
Is inactivated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MKL1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007264 small GTPase mediated signal transduction TAS --
GO:0043086 negative regulation of catalytic activity IEA --
GO:0045893 positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0045944 positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IDA 14970199
GO:2001234 negative regulation of apoptotic signaling pathway IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for MKL1 Gene

(1) Drugs for MKL1 Gene - From: DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
LATRUNCULIN B Experimental Pharma Target 0
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Transcripts for MKL1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MKL1 Gene

Megakaryoblastic leukemia (translocation) 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MKL1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13
SP1: - -
SP2:
SP3: - - -
SP4:
SP5: - -
SP6:

Relevant External Links for MKL1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
MKL1
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
MKL1

Expression for MKL1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MKL1 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MKL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (36.3), Urine (7.4), and Testis (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MKL1 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MKL1 Gene Hs.654688

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MKL1 Gene

Q969V6-MKL1_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed, has been detected in lung, placenta, small intestine, liver, kidney, spleen, thymus, colon, muscle, heart and brain.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for MKL1 Gene

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for MKL1 Gene

Orthologs for MKL1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MKL1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MKL1 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
MKL1 35
  • 98.61 (n)
  • 98.17 (a)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MKL1 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
MKL1 35
  • 87.19 (n)
  • 88.86 (a)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MKL1 35
  • 89.05 (n)
  • 90.56 (a)
MKL1 36
  • 90 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mkl1 16
Mkl1 35
  • 83.62 (n)
  • 84.42 (a)
Mkl1 36
  • 82 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MKL1 36
  • 72 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 83 (a)
OneToMany
-- 36
  • 50 (a)
OneToMany
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mkl1 35
  • 83.77 (n)
  • 85.06 (a)
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MKL1 35
  • 75.62 (n)
  • 76.41 (a)
MKL1 36
  • 71 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MKL1 36
  • 62 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MRTF-A 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.16506 35
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.6190 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mkl1a 36
  • 37 (a)
OneToMany
mkl1b 36
  • 36 (a)
OneToMany
mkl1b 35
  • 59.37 (n)
  • 58.9 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Mrtf 36
  • 14 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.5092 36
  • 38 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for MKL1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for MKL1 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for MKL1 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for MKL1 (if available)

Paralogs for MKL1 Gene

Paralogs for MKL1 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for MKL1 Gene using alignment to 8 proteins:

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Variants for MKL1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MKL1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs878756 - 40,418,496(-) GCCCC(A/G)GCCTC reference, missense
rs133036 -- 40,616,434(+) aatga(C/T)ggacg intron-variant
rs133037 -- 40,617,485(+) acttt(A/G)ggagg intron-variant
rs133038 -- 40,619,265(+) gaaaa(C/G)taaag intron-variant
rs133039 -- 40,619,809(+) ggtgc(A/G)aacct intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MKL1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv4977n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv829233 CNV Loss 20364138
esv2671989 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2422058 CNV Deletion 20811451
nsv829234 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv915110 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv829235 CNV Gain 20364138
dgv771n67 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv459886 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv3634 CNV Insertion 18451855
esv2677254 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2724265 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv829238 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv834205 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
nsv915111 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv915112 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for MKL1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 73.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.13; 69.34% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for MKL1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
MKL1
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
MKL1

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MKL1 Gene

Disorders for MKL1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for MKL1 Gene - From: Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
megakaryoblastic acute myeloid leukemia with t(1;22)(p13;q13)
  • megakaryoblastic aml with t(1;22)(p13;q13)
megakaryocytic leukemia
  • acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia, fab m7
leukemia
endocardium disease
external ear disease
  • preauricular cyst
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search MKL1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

MKL1_HUMAN
  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving MKL1 may be a cause of acute megakaryoblastic leukemia. Translocation t(1;22)(p13;q13) with RBM15. Although both reciprocal fusion transcripts are detected in acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AMKL, FAB-M7), the RBM15-MKL1 chimeric protein has all the putative functional domains encoded by each gene and is the candidate oncogene.

Relevant External Links for MKL1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
MKL1
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
MKL1
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
MKL1
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No data available for Genatlas for MKL1 Gene

Publications for MKL1 Gene

  1. Fusion of two novel genes, RBM15 and MKL1, in the t(1;22)(p13;q13) of acute megakaryoblastic leukemia. (PMID: 11431691) Ma Z. … Hitzler J.K. (Nat. Genet. 2001) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Megakaryoblastic leukemia factor-1 transduces cytoskeletal signals and induces smooth muscle cell differentiation from undifferentiated embryonic stem cells. (PMID: 14970199) Du K.L. … Parmacek M.S. (J. Biol. Chem. 2004) 2 3 23
  3. Identification of a novel transcriptional activator, BSAC, by a functional cloning to inhibit tumor necrosis factor-induced cell death. (PMID: 12019265) Sasazuki T. … Nakano H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 2 3 23
  4. Modulation of SRF-dependent gene expression by association of SPT16 with MKL1. (PMID: 18036521) Kihara T. … Murata M. (Exp. Cell Res. 2008) 3 23
  5. MKL1 mediates TGF-beta1-induced alpha-smooth muscle actin expression in human renal epithelial cells. (PMID: 18337547) Elberg G. … Turman M.A. (Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2008) 3 23

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