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Aliases for NFE2L3 Gene

Aliases for NFE2L3 Gene

  • Nuclear Factor, Erythroid 2 Like 3 2 3 5
  • Nuclear Factor (Erythroid-Derived 2)-Like 3 2 3
  • Nuclear Factor, Erythroid Derived 2, Like 3 3 4
  • Nuclear Factor, Erythroid 2-Like 3 2 3
  • NF-E2-Related Factor 3 3 4
  • NFE2-Related Factor 3 3 4
  • NRF3 3 4
  • Nuclear Factor-Erythroid 2 P45-Related Factor 3 3
  • Nuclear Factor-Erythroid 2-Related Factor 3 3

External Ids for NFE2L3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NFE2L3 Gene

  • GC07P025834
  • GC07P025934
  • GC07P025965
  • GC07P026158
  • GC07P026191

Summaries for NFE2L3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NFE2L3 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the cap 'n' collar basic-region leucine zipper family of transcription factors. The encoded protein heterodimerizes with small musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma factors to bind antioxidant response elements in target genes. This protein is a membrane bound glycoprotein that is targeted to the endoplasmic reticulum and the nuclear envelope. Pseudogenes of this gene are found on chromosomes 16, 17, and 18. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2009]

GeneCards Summary for NFE2L3 Gene

NFE2L3 (Nuclear Factor, Erythroid 2 Like 3) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and transcription coactivator activity. An important paralog of this gene is NFE2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NFE2L3 Gene

  • Activates erythroid-specific, globin gene expression.

Gene Wiki entry for NFE2L3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NFE2L3 Gene

Genomics for NFE2L3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NFE2L3 Gene

Enhancers for NFE2L3 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 NFE2L3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NFE2L3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around NFE2L3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for NFE2L3 Gene

26,152,227 bp from pter
26,187,137 bp from pter
34,911 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NFE2L3 Gene

Genes around NFE2L3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NFE2L3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NFE2L3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NFE2L3 Gene

Proteins for NFE2L3 Gene

  • Protein details for NFE2L3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6NUS0
    • Q7Z498
    • Q86UJ4
    • Q86VR5
    • Q9UQA4

    Protein attributes for NFE2L3 Gene

    694 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    76154 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer with MAFG, MAFK and other small MAF proteins that binds to the MAF recognition elements (MARE).
    • Sequence=AAP22344.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA76288.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for NFE2L3 Gene

Proteomics data for NFE2L3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NFE2L3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for NFE2L3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NFE2L3 Gene

Domains & Families for NFE2L3 Gene

Gene Families for NFE2L3 Gene

Protein Domains for NFE2L3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NFE2L3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 bZIP (basic-leucine zipper) domain.
  • Belongs to the bZIP family. CNC subfamily.
  • Contains 1 bZIP (basic-leucine zipper) domain.
  • Belongs to the bZIP family. CNC subfamily.
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Function for NFE2L3 Gene

Molecular function for NFE2L3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 3,Capncollar (CNC) family of transcription factor,highly expressed in placenta,B cell and monocyte lineage
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Activates erythroid-specific, globin gene expression.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NFE2L3 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 transcriptional repressor activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 20102225
GO:0043565 sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NFE2L3: view
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Animal Models for NFE2L3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NFE2L3:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NFE2L3 Gene

Localization for NFE2L3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NFE2L3 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NFE2L3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NFE2L3 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
endoplasmic reticulum 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NFE2L3 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for NFE2L3 Gene

SuperPathways for NFE2L3 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NFE2L3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0045893 positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NFE2L3: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for NFE2L3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for NFE2L3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for NFE2L3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NFE2L3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NFE2L3 Gene

Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NFE2L3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NFE2L3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NFE2L3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NFE2L3 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NFE2L3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NFE2L3 Gene Hs.404741

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NFE2L3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in human placenta and also in B-cell and monocyte cell lines. Low expression in heart, brain, lung, skeletal muscle, kidney and pancreas.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NFE2L3: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for NFE2L3 Gene

Orthologs for NFE2L3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NFE2L3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NFE2L3 35
  • 83.5 (n)
  • 78.41 (a)
NFE2L3 36
  • 76 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NFE2L3 35
  • 83.52 (n)
  • 78.15 (a)
NFE2L3 36
  • 79 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nfe2l3 35
  • 77.49 (n)
  • 69.82 (a)
Nfe2l3 16
Nfe2l3 36
  • 70 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NFE2L3 35
  • 98.99 (n)
  • 98.27 (a)
NFE2L3 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nfe2l3 35
  • 76.32 (n)
  • 68.01 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NFE2L3 36
  • 58 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NFE2L3 36
  • 46 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nfe2l3 35
  • 56.25 (n)
  • 47.92 (a)
Str.17162 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nfe2l3 36
  • 29 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta cnc 37
  • 48 (a)
cnc 36
  • 14 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 16 (a)
Species with no ortholog for NFE2L3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for NFE2L3 Gene

Gene Tree for NFE2L3 (if available)
Gene Tree for NFE2L3 (if available)

Paralogs for NFE2L3 Gene

Paralogs for NFE2L3 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for NFE2L3 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins: Pseudogenes for NFE2L3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with NFE2L3: view

Variants for NFE2L3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NFE2L3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_055562 -
rs985948 -- 26,159,449(+) CTGCA(C/G)TGGCT intron-variant
rs6964215 -- 26,157,199(+) TTTTG(A/G)GACAG intron-variant
rs13228646 -- 26,150,573(+) TTCTC(C/T)TGTTT upstream-variant-2KB
rs17153328 -- 26,159,900(+) GTCTC(A/G)TTCAT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NFE2L3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv7393 OTHER Inversion 18451855
nsv887849 CNV Gain 21882294
esv1600800 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv1335165 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2671129 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv22494 CNV Loss 19812545
esv2659850 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2734156 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for NFE2L3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 70.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.73; 66.31% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for NFE2L3 Gene

Disorders for NFE2L3 Gene

Relevant External Links for NFE2L3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for NFE2L3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NFE2L3 Gene

Publications for NFE2L3 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and functional characterization of a new Cap'n' collar family transcription factor Nrf3. (PMID: 10037736) Kobayashi A. … Yamamoto M. (J. Biol. Chem. 1999) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Endoplasmic reticulum association and N-linked glycosylation of the human Nrf3 transcription factor. (PMID: 17976382) Nouhi Z. … Blank V. (FEBS Lett. 2007) 3 23
  3. Functional and placental expression analysis of the human NRF3 transcription factor. (PMID: 15388789) ChAcnais B. … Blank V. (Mol. Endocrinol. 2005) 3 23
  4. Expression of transcription factors during megakaryocytic differentiation of CD34+ cells from human cord blood induced by thrombopoietin. (PMID: 11286316) Terui K. … Ito E. (Tohoku J. Exp. Med. 2000) 3 23
  5. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3

Products for NFE2L3 Gene

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