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NPW neuropeptide W [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 283869, updated on 5-Jan-2022

Summary

Official Symbol
NPWprovided by HGNC
Official Full Name
neuropeptide Wprovided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:30509
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000183971 MIM:607997
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Homo sapiens
Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
L8; L8C; PPL8; PPNPW
Summary
The product of this gene is processed into 23- and 30-amino acid neuropeptides that bind and activate two G-protein coupled receptors in the central nervous system. The neuropeptides have been shown to enhance cortisol secretion from adrenal cells through the adenylate cyclase/protein kinase A signaling cascade. The preproprotein is translated using a non-AUG initiation codon that is inferred from analyses of the mouse ortholog. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Expression
Biased expression in liver (RPKM 2.8), stomach (RPKM 0.8) and 1 other tissue See more
Orthologs
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Genomic context

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Location:
16p13.3
Exon count:
2
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
109.20211119 current GRCh38.p13 (GCF_000001405.39) 16 NC_000016.10 (2019785..2020755)
105.20201022 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 16 NC_000016.9 (2069786..2070756)

Chromosome 16 - NC_000016.10Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene zinc finger protein 598, E3 ubiquitin ligase Neighboring gene RNA, 7SL, cytoplasmic 219, pseudogene Neighboring gene CRISPRi-validated cis-regulatory element chr16.496 Neighboring gene SLC9A3 regulator 2

Genomic regions, transcripts, and products

Expression

  • Project title: HPA RNA-seq normal tissues
  • Description: RNA-seq was performed of tissue samples from 95 human individuals representing 27 different tissues in order to determine tissue-specificity of all protein-coding genes
  • BioProject: PRJEB4337
  • Publication: PMID 24309898
  • Analysis date: Wed Apr 4 07:08:55 2018

Bibliography

GeneRIFs: Gene References Into Functions

What's a GeneRIF?

Interactions

Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

General gene information

Homology

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
enables G protein-coupled receptor binding IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
enables protein binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
involved_in G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
involved_in G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
involved_in feeding behavior IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
PubMed 
involved_in feeding behavior IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
involved_in neuropeptide signaling pathway IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
located_in extracellular region TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 

General protein information

Preferred Names
neuropeptide W
Names
hPPL8
prepro-neuropeptide W
preproprotein L8

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_001099456.3NP_001092926.2  neuropeptide W preproprotein

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_001092926.2

    Status: REVIEWED

    Source sequence(s)
    AB084276, BM985063
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS42102.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    Q8N729
    Related
    ENSP00000456974.3, ENST00000566435.4
    Conserved Domains (1) summary
    pfam15180
    Location:30113
    NPBW; Neuropeptides B and W

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Updated Annotation Release 109.20211119

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

Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000016.10 Reference GRCh38.p13 Primary Assembly

    Range
    2019785..2020755
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