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Aliases for OSCAR Gene

Aliases for OSCAR Gene

  • Osteoclast Associated, Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor 2 3 5
  • Polymeric Immunoglobulin Receptor 3 3 4
  • Poly-Ig Receptor 3 3 4
  • PIgR-3 3 4
  • Osteoclast-Associated Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor 3
  • Osteoclast Associated Receptor OSCAR-S1 3
  • Osteoclast Associated Receptor OSCAR-S2 3
  • Osteoclast-Associated Receptor 4
  • HOSCAR 4
  • PIGR3 3
  • PIgR3 4

External Ids for OSCAR Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OSCAR Gene

  • GC19M055243
  • GC19M055022
  • GC19M059273
  • GC19M059289
  • GC19M054597
  • GC19M050913

Summaries for OSCAR Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OSCAR Gene

  • Osteoclasts are multinucleated cells that resorb bone and are essential for bone homeostasis. This gene encodes an osteoclast-associated receptor (OSCAR), which is a member of the leukocyte receptor complex protein family that plays critical roles in the regulation of both innate and adaptive immune responses. The encoded protein may play a role in oxidative stress-mediated atherogenesis as well as monocyte adhesion. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2013]

GeneCards Summary for OSCAR Gene

OSCAR (Osteoclast Associated, Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OSCAR include Chronic Ulcer Of Skin and Decubitus Ulcer. Among its related pathways are Immunoregulatory interactions between a Lymphoid and a non-Lymphoid cell and Innate Immune System. An important paralog of this gene is IGSF1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OSCAR Gene

  • Regulator of osteoclastogenesis which plays an important bone-specific function in osteoclast differentiation.

Gene Wiki entry for OSCAR Gene

Additional gene information for OSCAR Gene

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

Genomics for OSCAR Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for OSCAR Gene

Promoters and enhancers for OSCAR 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
GH19J054102 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 663.6 -0.3 -276 1.7 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 POLR2B ZNF143 SP3 OSCAR NDUFA3 CNOT3 PIR52357
GH19J054100 Promoter/Enhancer 1 EPDnew ENCODE 650.7 +1.8 1827 0.2 ATF4 POLR2A VEZF1 CEBPA GABPA THAP11 NDUFA3 OSCAR TARM1
GH19J054114 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 10.6 -12.5 -12519 2.4 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC PRPF31 GC19P054117 GC19P054118 PIR52942 TFPT LENG8-AS1 ZNF765 CNOT3 LENG8 ZNF845
GH19J054368 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.5 -270.1 -270144 8.9 PKNOX1 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF143 ETV6 ATF7 IKZF2 RUNX3 CREM SMARCA5 LAIR1 FCAR LILRB2 OSCAR LILRA5 VSTM1 LILRB3 LILRB4 LILRB1 LILRA2
GH19J054199 Promoter/Enhancer 2.7 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 8.1 -103.0 -103018 12.1 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 RPS9 PRPF31 LENG8 CNOT3 LENG8-AS1 ZNF525 ZNF845 ENSG00000235681 LILRB5 ZNF765
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around OSCAR on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the OSCAR gene promoter:
  • PPAR-gamma2
  • PPAR-gamma1
  • Pax-2a
  • Pax-2
  • COMP1
  • YY1
  • AML1a
  • NF-1/L
  • NF-1
  • AP-1

Genomic Locations for OSCAR Gene

Genomic Locations for OSCAR Gene
8,025 bases
Minus strand
8,068 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OSCAR Gene

Genes around OSCAR on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for OSCAR Gene

Proteins for OSCAR Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Osteoclast-associated immunoglobulin-like receptor
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7WNS2
    • Q5GRG5
    • Q8N763
    • Q8NHL4
    • Q8WXQ0
    • Q8WXQ1
    • Q8WXQ2

    Protein attributes for OSCAR Gene

    282 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    30481 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for OSCAR Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for OSCAR Gene

neXtProt entry for OSCAR Gene

Post-translational modifications for OSCAR Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OSCAR Gene

Domains & Families for OSCAR Gene

Gene Families for OSCAR Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted membrane proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Protein Domains for OSCAR Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OSCAR Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the leukocyte receptor complex/polymeric immunogobulin receptor (PIR/LRC) family.
  • Belongs to the leukocyte receptor complex/polymeric immunogobulin receptor (PIR/LRC) family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with OSCAR: view

Function for OSCAR Gene

Molecular function for OSCAR Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Regulator of osteoclastogenesis which plays an important bone-specific function in osteoclast differentiation.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for OSCAR Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OSCAR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0038064 collagen receptor activity IMP 21841309
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OSCAR: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OSCAR: view

Animal Models for OSCAR Gene

MGI Knock Outs for OSCAR:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for OSCAR

Clone Products

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

Localization for OSCAR Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OSCAR Gene

Isoform 1: Secreted.
Isoform 2: 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 OSCAR gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 5
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OSCAR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0035580 specific granule lumen TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OSCAR: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for OSCAR Gene

Pathways & Interactions for OSCAR Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with OSCAR: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OSCAR Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030316 osteoclast differentiation IMP 21841309
GO:0038065 collagen-activated signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0043312 neutrophil degranulation TAS --
GO:0050776 regulation of immune response TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OSCAR: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OSCAR Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OSCAR Gene

(1) Drugs for OSCAR Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with OSCAR: view

Transcripts for OSCAR Gene

Unigene Clusters for OSCAR Gene

Osteoclast associated, immunoglobulin-like receptor:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c · 4d ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b · 6c
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: -
SP6: - -

Relevant External Links for OSCAR Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OSCAR Gene

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

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

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x35.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for OSCAR Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Urine (54.4), Serum (7.4), and Monocytes (7.2).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for OSCAR Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of OSCAR Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OSCAR Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for OSCAR Gene

  • Bone(2.4)
  • Bone marrow(2.2)
  • Blood(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with OSCAR: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for OSCAR Gene

Orthologs for OSCAR Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for OSCAR Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OSCAR 34 33
  • 99.13 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OSCAR 34 33
  • 84.56 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OSCAR 34 33
  • 83.2 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Oscar 16 34 33
  • 75.2 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Oscar 33
  • 73.2 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia OSCAR 34
  • 51 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia OSCAR 34
  • 45 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 34
  • 11 (a)
Species where no ortholog for OSCAR 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 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 OSCAR Gene

Gene Tree for OSCAR (if available)
Gene Tree for OSCAR (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for OSCAR: view image

Paralogs for OSCAR Gene

Paralogs for OSCAR Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for OSCAR Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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

Variants for OSCAR Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OSCAR Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000958527 -- 54,096,673(-) C/G intron_variant
rs1000987201 -- 54,102,419(-) A/G intron_variant
rs1001018340 -- 54,102,644(-) C/T intron_variant
rs1002869905 -- 54,094,716(-) C/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1002919296 -- 54,094,598(-) C/G downstream_transcript_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3653n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv1149991 CNV insertion 17803354
esv2718812 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3556615 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3893246 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1056177 CNV gain 25217958
nsv182 CNV deletion 15895083
nsv2542 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv470157 CNV loss 18288195
nsv510773 CNV deletion 20534489
nsv833877 CNV loss 17160897
nsv953613 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for OSCAR Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 3.79; 58.23% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for OSCAR Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assay Products

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

Disorders for OSCAR Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for OSCAR Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
chronic ulcer of skin
  • chronic wounds
decubitus ulcer
  • bedsore
conventional angiosarcoma
mucinous tubular and spindle renal cell carcinoma
  • mucinous tubular and spindle cell renal carcinoma
spindle cell synovial sarcoma
  • synovial sarcoma with spindle cell components
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search OSCAR in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for OSCAR

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with OSCAR: view

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

Publications for OSCAR Gene

  1. A novel member of the leukocyte receptor complex regulates osteoclast differentiation. (PMID: 11805147) Kim N … Choi Y (The Journal of experimental medicine 2002) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. High-density association study of 383 candidate genes for volumetric BMD at the femoral neck and lumbar spine among older men. (PMID: 19453261) Yerges LM … MrOS Research Group (Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2009) 3 44 58
  3. Induction of osteoclast-associated receptor, a key osteoclast costimulation molecule, in rheumatoid arthritis. (PMID: 18821671) Herman S … Schett G (Arthritis and rheumatism 2008) 3 22 58
  4. Association of the OSCAR promoter polymorphism with BMD in postmenopausal women. (PMID: 16007331) Kim GS … Shin HD (Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2005) 3 22 58
  5. Nuclear factor of activated T cells c1 induces osteoclast-associated receptor gene expression during tumor necrosis factor-related activation-induced cytokine-mediated osteoclastogenesis. (PMID: 16109714) Kim K … Kim N (The Journal of biological chemistry 2005) 3 22 58

Products for OSCAR Gene

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