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Protein

Homeobox protein NANOG

Gene

NANOG

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 5 out of 5-Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

Transcription regulator involved in inner cell mass and embryonic stem (ES) cells proliferation and self-renewal. Imposes pluripotency on ES cells and prevents their differentiation towards extraembryonic endoderm and trophectoderm lineages. Blocks bone morphogenetic protein-induced mesoderm differentiation of ES cells by physically interacting with SMAD1 and interfering with the recruitment of coactivators to the active SMAD transcriptional complexes. Acts as a transcriptional activator or repressor. Binds optimally to the DNA consensus sequence 5'-TAAT[GT][GT]-3' or 5'-[CG][GA][CG]C[GC]ATTAN[GC]-3'. Able to autorepress its expression in differentiating (ES) cells: binds to its own promoter following interaction with ZNF281/ZFP281, leading to recruitment of the NuRD complex and subsequent repression of expression. When overexpressed, promotes cells to enter into S phase and proliferation.3 Publications

Regions

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
DNA bindingi95 – 15460HomeoboxPROSITE-ProRule annotationAdd
BLAST

GO - Molecular functioni

  • DNA binding Source: UniProtKB
  • sequence-specific DNA binding Source: InterPro
  • transcription corepressor activity Source: UniProtKB
  • transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding Source: HGNC

GO - Biological processi

  • cell differentiation Source: HGNC
  • cell proliferation Source: HGNC
  • endodermal cell fate specification Source: MGI
  • positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter Source: MGI
  • regulation of cell differentiation Source: HGNC
  • regulation of gene expression Source: UniProtKB
  • regulation of transcription, DNA-templated Source: HGNC
  • somatic stem cell population maintenance Source: UniProtKB
  • stem cell population maintenance Source: BHF-UCL
  • transcription, DNA-templated Source: UniProtKB-KW
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Molecular functioni

Activator, Developmental protein, Repressor

Keywords - Biological processi

Transcription, Transcription regulation

Keywords - Ligandi

DNA-binding

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-HSA-2892245. POU5F1 (OCT4), SOX2, NANOG repress genes related to differentiation.
R-HSA-2892247. POU5F1 (OCT4), SOX2, NANOG activate genes related to proliferation.
R-HSA-452723. Transcriptional regulation of pluripotent stem cells.
SignaLinkiQ9H9S0.

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Homeobox protein NANOG
Alternative name(s):
Homeobox transcription factor Nanog
Short name:
hNanog
Gene namesi
Name:NANOG
OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)
Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo
Proteomesi
  • UP000005640 Componenti: Chromosome 12

Organism-specific databases

HGNCiHGNC:20857. NANOG.

Subcellular locationi

GO - Cellular componenti

  • nucleolus Source: BHF-UCL
  • nucleoplasm Source: Reactome
  • nucleus Source: BHF-UCL
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Nucleus

Pathology & Biotechi

Organism-specific databases

PharmGKBiPA134864904.

Polymorphism and mutation databases

BioMutaiNANOG.
DMDMi118573073.

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Chaini1 – 305305Homeobox protein NANOGPRO_0000261418Add
BLAST

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiQ9H9S0.
PeptideAtlasiQ9H9S0.
PRIDEiQ9H9S0.

PTM databases

iPTMnetiQ9H9S0.
PhosphoSiteiQ9H9S0.

Expressioni

Tissue specificityi

Expressed in testicular carcinoma and derived germ cell tumors (at protein level). Expressed in fetal gonads, ovary and testis. Also expressed in ovary teratocarcinoma cell line and testicular embryonic carcinoma. Not expressed in many somatic organs and oocytes.5 Publications

Developmental stagei

Expressed in embryonic stem (ES) and carcinoma (EC) cells. Expressed in inner cell mass (ICM) of the blastocyst and gonocytes between 14 and 19 weeks of gestation (at protein level). Not expressed in oocytes, unfertilized oocytes, 2-16 cell embryos and early morula (at protein level). Expressed in embryonic stem cells (ES). Expression decreases with ES differentiation.5 Publications

Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSG00000111704.
CleanExiHS_NANOG.
ExpressionAtlasiQ9H9S0. baseline and differential.
GenevisibleiQ9H9S0. HS.

Organism-specific databases

HPAiCAB019380.

Interactioni

Subunit structurei

Interacts with SMAD1 and SALL4. Interacts with ZNF281/ZFP281 (By similarity). Interacts with PCGF1 (PubMed:26687479).By similarity1 Publication

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi123000. 8 interactions.
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000229307.

Structurei

Secondary structure

1
305
Legend: HelixTurnBeta strand
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Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Helixi104 – 11613Combined sources
Beta strandi117 – 1193Combined sources
Helixi122 – 13110Combined sources
Helixi136 – 14813Combined sources
Turni149 – 1513Combined sources

3D structure databases

Select the link destinations:
PDBei
RCSB PDBi
PDBji
Links Updated
EntryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
2KT0NMR-A75-157[»]
ProteinModelPortaliQ9H9S0.
SMRiQ9H9S0. Positions 100-154.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Miscellaneous databases

EvolutionaryTraceiQ9H9S0.

Family & Domainsi

Domains and Repeats

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Repeati196 – 20051
Repeati201 – 20552
Repeati206 – 21053
Repeati216 – 22054
Repeati221 – 22555
Repeati226 – 23056
Repeati231 – 23557
Repeati236 – 24058

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Regioni196 – 240458 X repeats starting with a Trp in each unitAdd
BLAST
Regioni196 – 24045Sufficient for transactivation activityBy similarityAdd
BLAST
Regioni241 – 30565Sufficient for strong transactivation activityBy similarityAdd
BLAST

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the Nanog homeobox family.Curated
Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.PROSITE-ProRule annotation

Keywords - Domaini

Homeobox, Repeat

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG0491. Eukaryota.
ENOG4111UAT. LUCA.
GeneTreeiENSGT00670000098076.
HOGENOMiHOG000236291.
HOVERGENiHBG058783.
InParanoidiQ9H9S0.
KOiK10164.
OMAiTWTNPTW.
OrthoDBiEOG091G0JYT.
PhylomeDBiQ9H9S0.
TreeFamiTF337402.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.10.60. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR017970. Homeobox_CS.
IPR001356. Homeobox_dom.
IPR009057. Homeodomain-like.
[Graphical view]
PfamiPF00046. Homeobox. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SMARTiSM00389. HOX. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF46689. SSF46689. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00027. HOMEOBOX_1. 1 hit.
PS50071. HOMEOBOX_2. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]

Sequences (2)i

Sequence statusi: Complete.

This entry describes 2 isoformsi produced by alternative splicing. AlignAdd to basket

Isoform 1 (identifier: Q9H9S0-1) [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

This isoform has been chosen as the 'canonical' sequence. All positional information in this entry refers to it. This is also the sequence that appears in the downloadable versions of the entry.

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        10         20         30         40         50
MSVDPACPQS LPCFEASDCK ESSPMPVICG PEENYPSLQM SSAEMPHTET
60 70 80 90 100
VSPLPSSMDL LIQDSPDSST SPKGKQPTSA EKSVAKKEDK VPVKKQKTRT
110 120 130 140 150
VFSSTQLCVL NDRFQRQKYL SLQQMQELSN ILNLSYKQVK TWFQNQRMKS
160 170 180 190 200
KRWQKNNWPK NSNGVTQKAS APTYPSLYSS YHQGCLVNPT GNLPMWSNQT
210 220 230 240 250
WNNSTWSNQT QNIQSWSNHS WNTQTWCTQS WNNQAWNSPF YNCGEESLQS
260 270 280 290 300
CMQFQPNSPA SDLEAALEAA GEGLNVIQQT TRYFSTPQTM DLFLNYSMNM

QPEDV
Length:305
Mass (Da):34,620
Last modified:November 28, 2006 - v2
Checksum:iAC3B2E067C591773
GO
Isoform 2 (identifier: Q9H9S0-2) [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
Also known as: Nanog-delta 48

The sequence of this isoform differs from the canonical sequence as follows:
     168-183: Missing.

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Length:289
Mass (Da):32,838
Checksum:i65FB4489711E7742
GO

Natural variant

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Natural varianti82 – 821K → N.4 Publications
Corresponds to variant rs2889551 [ dbSNP | Ensembl ].
VAR_029384

Alternative sequence

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Alternative sequencei168 – 18316Missing in isoform 2. 1 PublicationVSP_021688Add
BLAST

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AB093576 mRNA. Translation: BAC76999.1.
AY230262 mRNA. Translation: AAP49529.1.
AY578089 mRNA. Translation: AAT81526.1.
AK022643 mRNA. Translation: BAB14151.1.
CH471116 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW88649.1.
CH471116 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW88651.1.
CCDSiCCDS31736.1. [Q9H9S0-1]
CCDS73436.1. [Q9H9S0-2]
RefSeqiNP_001284627.1. NM_001297698.1. [Q9H9S0-2]
NP_079141.2. NM_024865.3. [Q9H9S0-1]
UniGeneiHs.635882.

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000229307; ENSP00000229307; ENSG00000111704. [Q9H9S0-1]
ENST00000526286; ENSP00000435288; ENSG00000111704. [Q9H9S0-2]
GeneIDi79923.
KEGGihsa:79923.
UCSCiuc009zfy.2. human. [Q9H9S0-1]

Keywords - Coding sequence diversityi

Alternative splicing, Polymorphism

Cross-referencesi

Web resourcesi

Wikipedia

Nanog entry

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
AB093576 mRNA. Translation: BAC76999.1.
AY230262 mRNA. Translation: AAP49529.1.
AY578089 mRNA. Translation: AAT81526.1.
AK022643 mRNA. Translation: BAB14151.1.
CH471116 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW88649.1.
CH471116 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW88651.1.
CCDSiCCDS31736.1. [Q9H9S0-1]
CCDS73436.1. [Q9H9S0-2]
RefSeqiNP_001284627.1. NM_001297698.1. [Q9H9S0-2]
NP_079141.2. NM_024865.3. [Q9H9S0-1]
UniGeneiHs.635882.

3D structure databases

Select the link destinations:
PDBei
RCSB PDBi
PDBji
Links Updated
EntryMethodResolution (Å)ChainPositionsPDBsum
2KT0NMR-A75-157[»]
ProteinModelPortaliQ9H9S0.
SMRiQ9H9S0. Positions 100-154.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi123000. 8 interactions.
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000229307.

PTM databases

iPTMnetiQ9H9S0.
PhosphoSiteiQ9H9S0.

Polymorphism and mutation databases

BioMutaiNANOG.
DMDMi118573073.

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiQ9H9S0.
PeptideAtlasiQ9H9S0.
PRIDEiQ9H9S0.

Protocols and materials databases

DNASUi79923.
Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000229307; ENSP00000229307; ENSG00000111704. [Q9H9S0-1]
ENST00000526286; ENSP00000435288; ENSG00000111704. [Q9H9S0-2]
GeneIDi79923.
KEGGihsa:79923.
UCSCiuc009zfy.2. human. [Q9H9S0-1]

Organism-specific databases

CTDi79923.
GeneCardsiNANOG.
H-InvDBHIX0010400.
HIX0038147.
HGNCiHGNC:20857. NANOG.
HPAiCAB019380.
MIMi607937. gene.
neXtProtiNX_Q9H9S0.
PharmGKBiPA134864904.
GenAtlasiSearch...

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG0491. Eukaryota.
ENOG4111UAT. LUCA.
GeneTreeiENSGT00670000098076.
HOGENOMiHOG000236291.
HOVERGENiHBG058783.
InParanoidiQ9H9S0.
KOiK10164.
OMAiTWTNPTW.
OrthoDBiEOG091G0JYT.
PhylomeDBiQ9H9S0.
TreeFamiTF337402.

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-HSA-2892245. POU5F1 (OCT4), SOX2, NANOG repress genes related to differentiation.
R-HSA-2892247. POU5F1 (OCT4), SOX2, NANOG activate genes related to proliferation.
R-HSA-452723. Transcriptional regulation of pluripotent stem cells.
SignaLinkiQ9H9S0.

Miscellaneous databases

EvolutionaryTraceiQ9H9S0.
GeneWikiiHomeobox_protein_NANOG.
GenomeRNAii79923.
PROiQ9H9S0.
SOURCEiSearch...

Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSG00000111704.
CleanExiHS_NANOG.
ExpressionAtlasiQ9H9S0. baseline and differential.
GenevisibleiQ9H9S0. HS.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.10.10.60. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR017970. Homeobox_CS.
IPR001356. Homeobox_dom.
IPR009057. Homeodomain-like.
[Graphical view]
PfamiPF00046. Homeobox. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SMARTiSM00389. HOX. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF46689. SSF46689. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00027. HOMEOBOX_1. 1 hit.
PS50071. HOMEOBOX_2. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
ProtoNetiSearch...

Entry informationi

Entry nameiNANOG_HUMAN
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q9H9S0
Secondary accession number(s): D3DUU4, Q2TTG0, Q6JZS5
Entry historyi
Integrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: November 28, 2006
Last sequence update: November 28, 2006
Last modified: September 7, 2016
This is version 135 of the entry and version 2 of the sequence. [Complete history]
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
DisclaimerAny medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. It is not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care.

Miscellaneousi

Miscellaneous

Exists an other tandem duplicated non-processed pseudogene (NANOGP1) and 10 other NANOG-related nucleotide sequences located on different chromosomes, all of which are processed pseudogenes lacking introns (NANOGP2 to NANOGP11); except NANOGP8 which is a retrogene.

Keywords - Technical termi

3D-structure, Complete proteome, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. Human chromosome 12
    Human chromosome 12: entries, gene names and cross-references to MIM
  2. Human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
    List of human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
  3. Human polymorphisms and disease mutations
    Index of human polymorphisms and disease mutations
  4. MIM cross-references
    Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) cross-references in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
  5. PDB cross-references
    Index of Protein Data Bank (PDB) cross-references
  6. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families

Similar proteinsi

Links to similar proteins from the UniProt Reference Clusters (UniRef) at 100%, 90% and 50% sequence identity:
100%UniRef100 combines identical sequences and sub-fragments with 11 or more residues from any organism into one UniRef entry.
90%UniRef90 is built by clustering UniRef100 sequences that have at least 90% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence (a.k.a seed sequence).
50%UniRef50 is built by clustering UniRef90 seed sequences that have at least 50% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence in the cluster.