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Aliases for CSAD Gene

Aliases for CSAD Gene

  • Cysteine Sulfinic Acid Decarboxylase 2 3 5
  • P-Selectin Cytoplasmic Tail-Associated Protein 2 3
  • Cysteine-Sulfinate Decarboxylase 3 4
  • Sulfinoalanine Decarboxylase 3 4
  • EC 4 56
  • CSD 3 4
  • Cysteine Sulfinic Acid Decarboxylase-Related Protein 3
  • EC 4.1.1 56
  • PCAP 3

External Ids for CSAD Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CSAD Gene

  • GC12M053710
  • GC12M053465
  • GC12M053268
  • GC12M051837
  • GC12M053551
  • GC12M050594

Summaries for CSAD Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CSAD Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the group 2 decarboxylase family. A similar protein in rodents plays a role in multiple biological processes as the rate-limiting enzyme in taurine biosynthesis, catalyzing the decarboxylation of cysteinesulfinate to hypotaurine. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]

GeneCards Summary for CSAD Gene

CSAD (Cysteine Sulfinic Acid Decarboxylase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CSAD include Disuse Amblyopia and Stiff-Person Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Viral mRNA Translation and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include pyridoxal phosphate binding and carboxy-lyase activity. An important paralog of this gene is GADL1.

Additional gene information for CSAD Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CSAD Gene

Genomics for CSAD Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for CSAD Gene

Promoters and enhancers for CSAD Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH12I053179 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 557.9 -0.8 -809 4.8 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 POLR2B ZNF740 CSAD ATF7 PCBP2 LOC100652999 CALCOCO1 AAAS SP1 ENSG00000270175 SOAT2
GH12I053498 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 21.1 -319.7 -319697 5 CLOCK ZFP64 DMAP1 YY1 ZNF213 ZNF143 ZNF548 ZNF263 SP3 NFYC MAP3K12 ENSG00000270175 TARBP2 ATF7 HNRNPA1 ZNF740 PCBP2 SP1 ENSG00000258344 AAAS
GH12I053003 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 22.3 +174.3 174256 5.3 CLOCK MLX YBX1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 EIF4B ZNF740 AAAS ATF7 CSAD PCBP2 SP1 MAP3K12 HOXC9 ENSG00000257808
GH12I052894 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 19.3 +278.0 277981 16.1 CLOCK MLX FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 GC12M052900 ZNF740 AAAS PCBP2 SP1 MAP3K12 ATF7 LOC100652999 EIF4B ENSG00000257808
GH12I054009 Promoter/Enhancer 3.2 VISTA EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 12 -841.2 -841187 25.8 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 POLR2B CBX5 ZNF213 HOXC4 HOXC6 HOXC5 GC12P054071 GC12P054093 PIR59725 PIR53546 PIR59985 PIR46464 AAAS
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around CSAD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the CSAD gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for CSAD Gene

Genomic Locations for CSAD Gene
23,247 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CSAD Gene

Genes around CSAD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for CSAD Gene

Proteins for CSAD Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K0U4
    • Q4QQH9
    • Q9UNJ5
    • Q9Y601

    Protein attributes for CSAD Gene

    493 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    55023 Da
    Name=pyridoxal 5-phosphate; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:597326;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.
    • Sequence=AAD32546.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH98278.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH98342.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH99717.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAI05919.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CSAD Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for CSAD Gene


neXtProt entry for CSAD Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for CSAD Gene


Post-translational modifications for CSAD Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Domains & Families for CSAD Gene

Gene Families for CSAD Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Enzymes
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the group II decarboxylase family.
  • Belongs to the group II decarboxylase family.
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Function for CSAD Gene

Molecular function for CSAD Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
3-sulfino-L-alanine = hypotaurine + CO(2).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for CSAD Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for CSAD Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CSAD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004782 sulfinoalanine decarboxylase activity IEA --
GO:0016829 lyase activity IEA --
GO:0016831 carboxy-lyase activity IEA --
GO:0030170 pyridoxal phosphate binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CSAD: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CSAD: view

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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CSAD Gene

Localization for CSAD Gene

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CSAD gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 2
mitochondrion 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
nucleus 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CSAD Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CSAD Gene

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Pathways by source for CSAD Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9Y600-CSAD_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Organosulfur biosynthesis; taurine biosynthesis; hypotaurine from L-cysteine: step 2/2.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CSAD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0019752 carboxylic acid metabolic process IEA --
GO:0042412 taurine biosynthetic process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CSAD: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for CSAD Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CSAD Gene

(8) Drugs for CSAD Gene - From: DrugBank, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
L-Cysteine Approved Nutra Target 0
Pyridoxal Phosphate Approved, Investigational Nutra Target, cofactor 17
Taurine Approved Nutra Non-selective, endogenous glycine receptor partial agonist 31
Carbon dioxide Approved, Investigational, Vet_approved Pharma 0
3-Sulfinoalanine Experimental Pharma 0

(4) Additional Compounds for CSAD Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • 5-Glutamyl-taurine
Cysteic acid
  • 2-Amino-3-sulfopropanoate
  • 2-Amino-3-sulfopropanoic acid
  • 2-Amino-3-sulfopropionate
  • 2-Amino-3-sulfopropionic acid
  • 3-Sulfoalanine
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Transcripts for CSAD Gene

Unigene Clusters for CSAD Gene

Cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15a · 15b ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4: - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: -

Relevant External Links for CSAD Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CSAD Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for CSAD Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CSAD Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Salivary gland (24.2), Adipocyte (13.3), and Spinal cord (12.1).

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

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of CSAD Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CSAD Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for CSAD Gene

  • Nervous system(4.5)
  • Liver(2.5)
  • Lung(2.2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CSAD: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for CSAD Gene

Orthologs for CSAD Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CSAD Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CSAD 33 34
  • 99.62 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CSAD 33 34
  • 89.59 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CSAD 33 34
  • 89.18 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Csad 33 16 34
  • 88.24 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Csad 33
  • 87.69 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CSAD 34
  • 83 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CSAD 34
  • 65 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CSAD 33 34
  • 72.88 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CSAD 34
  • 66 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia csad 33
  • 65.76 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii csad 33 34
  • 65.12 (n)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.9083 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta b 35 34
  • 52 (a)
Gad1 35
  • 47 (a)
CG5618 34
  • 46 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.8535 33
Species where no ortholog for CSAD was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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 CSAD Gene

Gene Tree for CSAD (if available)
Gene Tree for CSAD (if available)

Paralogs for CSAD Gene

Paralogs for CSAD Gene

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Variants for CSAD Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CSAD Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000085610 -- 53,181,394(-) G/C upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000291424 -- 53,157,652(-) T/G downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000395353 -- 53,163,409(-) C/G/T intron_variant
rs1000441325 -- 53,174,795(-) A/T genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant, upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000794573 -- 53,168,663(-) A/G genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv832417 CNV gain 17160897
nsv713 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv558994 CNV loss 21841781
nsv517066 CNV loss 19592680
nsv470295 CNV gain 18288195
nsv470294 CNV loss 18288195
nsv469404 CNV loss 19166990
esv3629539 CNV loss 21293372
esv2661808 CNV deletion 23128226
dgv2645n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv2644n54 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for CSAD Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 57.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.23; 40.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for CSAD Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for CSAD Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for CSAD Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
disuse amblyopia
  • deprivation amblyopia
stiff-person syndrome
  • sps
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search CSAD in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for CSAD

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for CSAD Gene

Publications for CSAD Gene

  1. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 2 3 4 58
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  3. Cloning of murine cysteine sulfinic acid decarboxylase and its mRNA expression in murine tissues. (PMID: 11997111) Park E … Schuller-Levis G (Biochimica et biophysica acta 2002) 3 22 58
  4. Phospho-tyrosine dependent protein-protein interaction network. (PMID: 25814554) Grossmann A … Stelzl U (Molecular systems biology 2015) 3 58
  5. Mammalian CSAD and GADL1 have distinct biochemical properties and patterns of brain expression. (PMID: 26327310) Winge I … Haavik J (Neurochemistry international 2015) 3 58

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