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PRDM8 PR/SET domain 8 [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 56978, updated on 17-Jun-2024

Summary

Official Symbol
PRDM8provided by HGNC
Official Full Name
PR/SET domain 8provided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:13993
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000152784 MIM:616639; AllianceGenome:HGNC:13993
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
PFM5; EPM10; KMT8D
Summary
This gene encodes a protein that belongs to a conserved family of histone methyltransferases that predominantly act as negative regulators of transcription. The encoded protein contains an N-terminal Su(var)3-9, Enhancer-of-zeste, and Trithorax (SET) domain and a double zinc-finger domain. Knockout of this gene in mouse results in mistargeting by neurons of the dorsal telencephalon, abnormal itch-like behavior, and impaired differentiation of rod bipolar cells. In humans, the protein has been shown to interact with the phosphatase laforin and the ubiquitin ligase malin, which regulate glycogen construction in the cytoplasm. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2016]
Expression
Broad expression in prostate (RPKM 8.4), brain (RPKM 5.3) and 17 other tissues See more
Orthologs
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Genomic context

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Location:
4q21.21
Exon count:
10
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
RS_2023_10 current GRCh38.p14 (GCF_000001405.40) 4 NC_000004.12 (80185270..80204329)
RS_2023_10 current T2T-CHM13v2.0 (GCF_009914755.1) 4 NC_060928.1 (83515641..83534739)
105.20220307 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) 4 NC_000004.11 (81106424..81125483)

Chromosome 4 - NC_000004.12Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene uncharacterized LOC124900724 Neighboring gene CRISPRi-validated cis-regulatory element chr4.2002 Neighboring gene CRISPRi-validated cis-regulatory element chr4.2004 Neighboring gene ribosomal protein SA pseudogene 39 Neighboring gene CRISPRi-validated cis-regulatory element chr4.2006 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15517 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15518 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15519 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15520 Neighboring gene Sharpr-MPRA regulatory region 11700 Neighboring gene OCT4-NANOG-H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81111011-81111527 Neighboring gene PRDM8 antisense RNA 1 Neighboring gene OCT4-NANOG-H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81111528-81112043 Neighboring gene OCT4-NANOG-H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81117267-81117884 Neighboring gene H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81117885-81118500 Neighboring gene CDK7 strongly-dependent group 2 enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81121978-81123177 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15521 Neighboring gene ATAC-STARR-seq lymphoblastoid silent region 15522 Neighboring gene uncharacterized LOC124900725 Neighboring gene H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81184495-81184996 Neighboring gene H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81187513-81188044 Neighboring gene H3K4me1 hESC enhancer GRCh37_chr4:81189787-81190357 Neighboring gene fibroblast growth factor 5

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?

Phenotypes

Associated conditions

Description Tests
Early-onset Lafora body disease
MedGen: C4225258 OMIM: 616640 GeneReviews: Not available
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EBI GWAS Catalog

Description
Gene-age interactions in blood pressure regulation: a large-scale investigation with the CHARGE, Global BPgen, and ICBP Consortia.
EBI GWAS Catalog
Genome-wide association study identifies eight loci associated with blood pressure.
EBI GWAS Catalog

Interactions

Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

General gene information

Markers

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
enables DNA binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
enables chromatin binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
enables histone H3K9 methyltransferase activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
enables metal ion binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
enables protein binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
enables transcription corepressor activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
involved_in chromatin remodeling IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in corpus callosum morphogenesis IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in corticospinal tract morphogenesis IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in methylation IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in negative regulation of DNA-templated transcription IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
involved_in oligodendrocyte development IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
involved_in regulation of DNA-templated transcription IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
located_in nuclear body IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
located_in nucleoplasm IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
 
is_active_in nucleus IBA
Inferred from Biological aspect of Ancestor
more info
 
located_in nucleus IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 

General protein information

Preferred Names
PR domain zinc finger protein 8
Names
PR domain 8
PR-domain containing protein 8

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.

Genomic

  1. NG_046725.1 RefSeqGene

    Range
    17234..24060
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    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_001099403.2NP_001092873.1  PR domain zinc finger protein 8

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_001092873.1

    Status: REVIEWED

    Description
    Transcript Variant: This variant (2) differs in the 5' UTR compared to variant 1. Variants 1 and 2 both encode the same protein.
    Source sequence(s)
    AI077328, BC027929, BC058908, BC071584, BP219935
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS43243.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    A8K7X2, Q6IQ36, Q9NQV8
    Related
    ENSP00000406998.2, ENST00000415738.3
    Conserved Domains (3) summary
    sd00017
    Location:627647
    ZF_C2H2; C2H2 Zn finger [structural motif]
    pfam00096
    Location:667688
    zf-C2H2; Zinc finger, C2H2 type
    pfam00856
    Location:29131
    SET; SET domain
  2. NM_020226.4NP_064611.3  PR domain zinc finger protein 8

    See identical proteins and their annotated locations for NP_064611.3

    Status: REVIEWED

    Description
    Transcript Variant: This variant (1) represents the longer transcript. Variants 1 and 2 both encode the same protein.
    Source sequence(s)
    AF275815, AI077328, BC027929, BC058908, BC071584
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS43243.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    A8K7X2, Q6IQ36, Q9NQV8
    Related
    ENSP00000339764.4, ENST00000339711.8
    Conserved Domains (3) summary
    sd00017
    Location:627647
    ZF_C2H2; C2H2 Zn finger [structural motif]
    pfam00096
    Location:667688
    zf-C2H2; Zinc finger, C2H2 type
    pfam00856
    Location:29131
    SET; SET domain

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: GCF_000001405.40-RS_2023_10

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

Reference GRCh38.p14 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000004.12 Reference GRCh38.p14 Primary Assembly

    Range
    80185270..80204329
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Alternate T2T-CHM13v2.0

Genomic

  1. NC_060928.1 Alternate T2T-CHM13v2.0

    Range
    83515641..83534739
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