Mouse Gene Pax9 (ENSMUST00000001538.9) Description and Page Index
Description: Mus musculus paired box 9 (Pax9), mRNA. (from RefSeq NM_011041) RefSeq Summary (NM_011041): This gene is a member of the paired box (PAX) family of transcription factors. Members of this gene family typically contain a paired box domain, an octapeptide, and a paired-type homeodomain. These genes play critical roles during fetal development and cancer growth. Mice lacking this gene exhibit impaired development of organs, musculature and the skeleton, including absent and abnormally developed teeth, and neonatal lethality. Mutations in the human gene are associated with selective tooth agenesis-3. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2015]. Sequence Note: This RefSeq record was created from transcript and genomic sequence data to make the sequence consistent with the reference genome assembly. The genomic coordinates used for the transcript record were based on transcript alignments. Publication Note: This RefSeq record includes a subset of the publications that are available for this gene. Please see the Gene record to access additional publications. ##Evidence-Data-START## Transcript exon combination :: AK132404.1, X84000.1 [ECO:0000332] RNAseq introns :: single sample supports all introns SAMN00849375, SAMN00849376 [ECO:0000348] ##Evidence-Data-END## Gencode Transcript: ENSMUST00000001538.9 Gencode Gene: ENSMUSG00000001497.18 Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: mm10 chr12:56,695,639-56,712,822 Size: 17,184 Total Exon Count: 4 Strand: + Coding Region Position: mm10 chr12:56,695,861-56,709,907 Size: 14,047 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 Q3V1K1
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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.
Gene Ontology (GO) Annotations with Structured Vocabulary
Molecular Function: GO:0000977 RNA polymerase II regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding GO:0001228 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific binding GO:0003677 DNA binding GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding