Human Gene ASXL1 (ENST00000542461.5) Description and Page Index
Description: additional sex combs like 1, transcriptional regulator (from HGNC ASXL1) RefSeq Summary (NM_001164603): This gene is similar to the Drosophila additional sex combs gene, which encodes a chromatin-binding protein required for normal determination of segment identity in the developing embryo. The protein is a member of the Polycomb group of proteins, which are necessary for the maintenance of stable repression of homeotic and other loci. The protein is thought to disrupt chromatin in localized areas, enhancing transcription of certain genes while repressing the transcription of other genes. The protein encoded by this gene functions as a ligand-dependent co-activator for retinoic acid receptor in cooperation with nuclear receptor coactivator 1. Mutations in this gene are associated with myelodysplastic syndromes and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]. Gencode Transcript: ENST00000542461.5 Gencode Gene: ENSG00000171456.19 Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: hg38 chr20:32,358,344-32,372,547 Size: 14,204 Total Exon Count: 4 Strand: + Coding Region Position: hg38 chr20:32,358,776-32,372,169 Size: 13,394 Coding Exon Count: 4
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on Q498B9
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.