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Aliases for NCR3LG1 Gene

Aliases for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity Receptor 3 Ligand 1 2 3 5
  • B7 Homolog 6 2 3 4
  • B7-H6 3 4
  • B7H6 3 4
  • Putative Ig-Like Domain-Containing Protein DKFZp686O24166/DKFZp686I21167 3
  • Natural Cytotoxicity Triggering Receptor 3 Ligand 1 3
  • DKFZp686O24166 3

External Ids for NCR3LG1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • GC11P017374

Summaries for NCR3LG1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • B7H6 belongs to the B7 family (see MIM 605402) and is selectively expressed on tumor cells. Interaction of B7H6 with NKp30 (NCR3; MIM 611550) results in natural killer (NK) cell activation and cytotoxicity (Brandt et al., 2009 [PubMed 19528259]).[supplied by OMIM, Jan 2011]

GeneCards Summary for NCR3LG1 Gene

NCR3LG1 (Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity Receptor 3 Ligand 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Innate Immune System and Class I MHC mediated antigen processing and presentation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • Triggers NCR3-dependent natural killer cell activation.

Additional gene information for NCR3LG1 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NCR3LG1 Gene

Genomics for NCR3LG1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for NCR3LG1 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for NCR3LG1 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
GH11I017351 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 604.9 +1.3 1298 3.5 PKNOX1 FOXA2 MLX ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 POLR2B ZNF213 NCR3LG1 LOC105376576 KCNJ11 RPS13 PIR55310
GH11I017350 Enhancer 0.4 FANTOM5 569.8 -0.7 -722 0.2 EZH2 NCR3LG1 LOC105376576 RPS13 GC11P017338
GH11I017313 Enhancer 1.2 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 34.3 -37.6 -37615 2 PKNOX1 ZBTB21 INSM2 MZF1 ZEB1 ZNF324 ZNF366 ZSCAN5C ZNF600 GFI1B NCR3LG1 RPS13 SNORD14B GC11P017338 GC11M017256 NUCB2
GH11I017388 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 18.2 +37.7 37712 1.7 ARID4B NEUROD1 ZNF2 ZNF48 GLIS2 ZNF143 KLF7 SP3 NFYC PPARG KCNJ11 NCR3LG1 RPS13 GC11P017387 GC11P017401
GH11I017383 Enhancer 0.6 ENCODE dbSUPER 27.7 +32.0 31993 0.2 CTCF POLR2A NCR3LG1 KCNJ11 GC11M017380 GC11P017387
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around NCR3LG1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for NCR3LG1 Gene

Genomic Locations for NCR3LG1 Gene
29,936 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NCR3LG1 Gene

Genes around NCR3LG1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NCR3LG1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NCR3LG1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for NCR3LG1 Gene

Proteins for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • Protein details for NCR3LG1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Natural cytotoxicity triggering receptor 3 ligand 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q7Z3M6

    Protein attributes for NCR3LG1 Gene

    454 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    50827 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Monomer. Interacts specifically with NCR3, but not with other natural killer cell-activating receptors, including NCR1, NCR2 and KLRK1.
    • Sequence=CAD97811.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for NCR3LG1 Gene

neXtProt entry for NCR3LG1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at isoforms=43, isoforms=57, Asn174, Asn208, isoforms=216, Asn242, and isoforms=260

Other Protein References for NCR3LG1 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NCR3LG1 Gene

Domains & Families for NCR3LG1 Gene

Gene Families for NCR3LG1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NCR3LG1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The C-terminal part is similar to retroviral Gag protein. This putative protein seems to be the result of a fusion between an Ig-like domain-containing protein and a ERV.
  • The C-terminal part is similar to retroviral Gag protein. This putative protein seems to be the result of a fusion between an Ig-like domain-containing protein and a ERV.
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Function for NCR3LG1 Gene

Molecular function for NCR3LG1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Triggers NCR3-dependent natural killer cell activation.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for NCR3LG1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NCR3LG1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005198 structural molecule activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 19528259
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Phenotypes for NCR3LG1 Gene

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miRNA for NCR3LG1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target NCR3LG1

Inhibitory RNA Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NCR3LG1 Gene

Localization for NCR3LG1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCR3LG1 Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein.

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 NCR3LG1 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 2
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NCR3LG1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0019028 viral capsid IEA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for NCR3LG1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for NCR3LG1 Gene

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Pathways by source for NCR3LG1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NCR3LG1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0050776 regulation of immune response TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NCR3LG1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for NCR3LG1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for NCR3LG1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for NCR3LG1 Gene

Natural killer cell cytotoxicity receptor 3 ligand 1:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NCR3LG1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NCR3LG1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NCR3LG1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for NCR3LG1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NCR3LG1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (x5.5) and Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (x5.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NCR3LG1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Milk (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for NCR3LG1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for NCR3LG1 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of NCR3LG1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NCR3LG1 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NCR3LG1 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Not detected in any normal tissue tested. Expressed at the surface of several tumor cell lines including T and B-lymphomas, myeloid leukemias, melanomas, carcinomas and large T SV40 antigen-transformed cells (at protein level).

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for NCR3LG1 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.2)
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for NCR3LG1 Gene

Orthologs for NCR3LG1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for NCR3LG1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NCR3LG1 33 34
  • 99.2 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NCR3LG1 34
  • 44 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NCR3LG1 34
  • 30 (a)
Species where no ortholog for NCR3LG1 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for NCR3LG1 Gene

Gene Tree for NCR3LG1 (if available)
Gene Tree for NCR3LG1 (if available)

Paralogs for NCR3LG1 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for NCR3LG1 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for NCR3LG1 Gene

Variants for NCR3LG1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NCR3LG1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000012167 -- 17,357,714(+) G/A intron_variant
rs1000200262 -- 17,360,898(+) A/C intron_variant
rs1000292047 -- 17,351,584(+) A/G upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000497696 -- 17,376,734(+) G/A 3_prime_UTR_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000529556 -- 17,377,356(+) T/G downstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NCR3LG1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv553583 CNV loss 21841781
nsv553567 CNV gain 21841781
nsv469895 CNV loss 16826518
nsv467712 CNV loss 19166990

Variation tolerance for NCR3LG1 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 4.24; 62.31% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for NCR3LG1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCR3LG1 Gene

Disorders for NCR3LG1 Gene

Additional Disease Information for NCR3LG1

No disorders were found for NCR3LG1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NCR3LG1 Gene

Publications for NCR3LG1 Gene

  1. The B7 family member B7-H6 is a tumor cell ligand for the activating natural killer cell receptor NKp30 in humans. (PMID: 19528259) Brandt CS … Levin SD (The Journal of experimental medicine 2009) 2 3 4 58
  2. Structure of the human activating natural cytotoxicity receptor NKp30 bound to its tumor cell ligand B7-H6. (PMID: 21422170) Li Y … Mariuzza RA (The Journal of experimental medicine 2011) 3 4 58
  3. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  4. Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells Express Functional NKp30 Receptor Inducing Type 2 Cytokine Production. (PMID: 26582946) Salimi M … Ogg GS (Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2016) 3 58
  5. The Stalk Domain of NKp30 Contributes to Ligand Binding and Signaling of a Preassembled NKp30-CD3ζ Complex. (PMID: 27754869) Memmer S … Koch J (The Journal of biological chemistry 2016) 3 58

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