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CEBPD CCAAT enhancer binding protein delta [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 1052, updated on 2-Mar-2021


Official Symbol
CEBPDprovided by HGNC
Official Full Name
CCAAT enhancer binding protein deltaprovided by HGNC
Primary source
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000221869 MIM:116898
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
Homo sapiens
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
CELF; CRP3; C/EBP-delta; NF-IL6-beta
The protein encoded by this intronless gene is a bZIP transcription factor which can bind as a homodimer to certain DNA regulatory regions. It can also form heterodimers with the related protein CEBP-alpha. The encoded protein is important in the regulation of genes involved in immune and inflammatory responses, and may be involved in the regulation of genes associated with activation and/or differentiation of macrophages. The cytogenetic location of this locus has been reported as both 8p11 and 8q11. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2010]
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Genomic context

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Exon count:
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
109.20210226 current GRCh38.p13 (GCF_000001405.39) 8 NC_000008.11 (47736913..47738164, complement)
105.20201022 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 8 NC_000008.10 (48649475..48650726, complement)

Chromosome 8 - NC_000008.11Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene scaffold protein involved in DNA repair Neighboring gene ubiquitin conjugating enzyme E2 N pseudogene Neighboring gene RNA, U6 small nuclear 665, pseudogene Neighboring gene protein kinase, DNA-activated, catalytic subunit Neighboring gene uncharacterized LOC105375818 Neighboring gene origin of replication upstream of MCM4

Genomic regions, transcripts, and products


GeneRIFs: Gene References Into Functions

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HIV-1 interactions

Protein interactions

Protein Gene Interaction Pubs
Envelope surface glycoprotein gp120 env HIV-1 gp120 upregulates C/EBPdelta expression in human mesenchymal stem cells PubMed
Tat tat Microarray analysis indicates HIV-1 Tat-induced upregulation of CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP), delta (CEBPD) in primary human brain microvascular endothelial cells PubMed
Vpr vpr HIV-1 Vpr involves the CEBPD (C/EBP-delta) transcription factor in the induction of CXCL8 (IL8) in astrocytes PubMed
vpr HIV-1 Vpr involves the CEBPD (C/EBP-delta) transcription factor in the induction of IL6 in astrocytes PubMed

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Pathways from PubChem


Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

General gene information



Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Process Evidence Code Pubs
cytokine-mediated signaling pathway TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
regulation of cell differentiation IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
transcription by RNA polymerase II TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
Component Evidence Code Pubs
chromatin ISA
Inferred from Sequence Alignment
more info
nucleoplasm TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info

General protein information

Preferred Names
CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein delta
CCAAT/enhancer binding protein (C/EBP), delta
c/EBP delta
nuclear factor NF-IL6-beta

NCBI Reference Sequences (RefSeq)

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RefSeqs maintained independently of Annotated Genomes

These reference sequences exist independently of genome builds. Explain

These reference sequences are curated independently of the genome annotation cycle, so their versions may not match the RefSeq versions in the current genome build. Identify version mismatches by comparing the version of the RefSeq in this section to the one reported in Genomic regions, transcripts, and products above.

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_005195.4NP_005186.2  CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein delta

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_005186.2

    Status: REVIEWED

    Source sequence(s)
    AC023991, BC105109, BQ773696, M83667
    Consensus CDS
    ENSP00000386165.3, ENST00000408965.4
    Conserved Domains (1) summary
    bZIP_CEBPD; Basic leucine zipper (bZIP) domain of CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein delta (CEBPD): a DNA-binding and dimerization domain

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Updated Annotation Release 109.20210226

The following sections contain reference sequences that belong to a specific genome build. Explain

Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly


  1. NC_000008.11 Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly

    47736913..47738164 complement
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)
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