Aliases for DDX27 Gene
External Ids for DDX27 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DDX27 Gene
DEAD box proteins, characterized by the conserved motif Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp (DEAD), are putative RNA helicases. They are implicated in a number of cellular processes involving alteration of RNA secondary structure such as translation initiation, nuclear and mitochondrial splicing, and ribosome and spliceosome assembly. Based on their distribution patterns, some members of this family are believed to be involved in embryogenesis, spermatogenesis, and cellular growth and division. This gene encodes a DEAD box protein involved in the processing of 5.8S and 28S ribosomal RNAs. More specifically, the encoded protein localizes to the nucleolus, where it interacts with the PeBoW complex to ensure proper 3' end formation of 47S rRNA. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2017]
GeneCards Summary for DDX27 Gene
DDX27 (DEAD-Box Helicase 27) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DDX27 include Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Distal, Autosomal Recessive, 1 and Autosomal Recessive Distal Hereditary Motor Neuronopathy. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DDX54.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for DDX27 Gene
Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase. Component of the nucleolar ribosomal RNA (rRNA) processing machinery that regulates 3' end formation of ribosomal 47S rRNA (PubMed:25825154).