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Dffa Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Dffa
  • Name
    DNA fragmentation factor, alpha subunit
  • Synonyms
    A330085O09Rik, DFF35, Dff45, ICAD-L, ICAD-S
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1196227
    NCBI Gene: 13347
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: DFFA
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    3 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr4:149104146-149120647 bp, + strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 4, 78.87 cM
  • Mapping Data
    1 experiment
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    199 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    17
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1196227
protein coding gene Chr4:149104142-149120653 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0029133
protein coding gene Chr4:152910262-152934271 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0029098
protein coding gene Chr4:146546358-146561658 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0029046
protein coding gene Chr4:150557592-150576485 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0029114
protein coding gene Chr4:147054950-147070543 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0028835
protein coding gene Chr4:151115938-151136814 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0029563
protein coding gene Chr4:158427995-158455838 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0026809
protein coding gene Chr4:138973127-138989522 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0028248
protein coding gene Chr4:148331422-148351302 (+)
CBA/J no annotation
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0028946
protein coding gene Chr4:146659917-146679195 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0028910
protein coding gene Chr4:145761918-145779905 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0029036
protein coding gene Chr4:152856573-152874638 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0028937
protein coding gene Chr4:166323734-166352698 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0029595
protein coding gene Chr4:151049599-151072091 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0027968
protein coding gene Chr4:142655679-142672603 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0027802
protein coding gene Chr4:145288695-145305519 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0028328
protein coding gene Chr4:151209350-151228310 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    DFFA, DNA fragmentation factor subunit alpha
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    DFFA, DNA fragmentation factor subunit alpha
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    DFF1, DFF-45, ICAD
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 1676
    neXtProt AC: NX_O00273
    UniProt: O00273

  • Chr Location
    1p36.22; chr1:10460531-10472556 (-)  GRCh38.p7

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    4 phenotypes from 1 allele in 1 genetic background
    1 phenotype from multigenic genotypes
    13 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

Click cells to view annotations.
Mice homozygous for a knock-out allele show increased resistance to apoptosis in response to several apoptotic stimuli, enhanced spatial learning and memory, higher granule cell density and total granule cell number in the dentate gyrus, and resistance to kainic acid-induced CA3 neuronal cell death.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic ENSMUSG00000028974 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 16502 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000030816 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 2457 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000030816 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 331 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 49
      cDNA 48
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 4
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:2443522
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 49
      Developmental Gene Expression 1
      Gene Ontology 10
      Phenotypes 13
    • Earliest
      J:45015 Enari M, et al., A caspase-activated DNase that degrades DNA during apoptosis, and its inhibitor ICAD [see comments]. Nature. 1998 Jan 1;391(6662):43-50
    • Latest
      J:198289 Errami Y, et al., ICAD deficiency in human colon cancer and predisposition to colon tumorigenesis: linkage to apoptosis resistance and genomic instability. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57871

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    last database update
    11/13/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory