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Symbol DCD contributors: - updated : 06-01-2006
HGNC name dermcidin
HGNC id 14669
Location 12q13.1      Physical location : 55.038.375 - 55.042.149
Synonym symbol(s) PIF, AIDD, DSEP, MGC71930
DNA
TYPE functioning gene
STRUCTURE 3.00 kb     5 Exon(s)
10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
MAPPING cloned Y linked N status provisional
Map cen - ITGA5 - PDE1B - LACRT - DCD - STAT2 - ERBB3 - CDK2 - CDK4 - TSPAN31 - GLI - MDM2 - qter
Physical map
HOXC5 12q13.3 homeo box C5 LOC387863 12 LOC387863 SMUG1 12q13.11-q13.3 single-strand selective monofunctional uracil DNA glycosylase CBX5 12q12 chromobox homolog 5 (HP1 alpha homolog, Drosophila) HNRPA1 12q13.1 heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein A1 NFE2 12q13.1-q13.2 nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2), 45kDa COPZ1 12q13.2-q13.3 coatomer protein complex, subunit zeta 1 GPR84 12q13.13 G protein-coupled receptor 84 ZNF385 12q13.13 zinc finger protein 385 ITGA5 12q11-q13 integrin, alpha 5 (fibronectin receptor, alpha polypeptide) LOC387864 12 LOC387864 FLJ32942 12q13.13 hypothetical protein FLJ32942 HEM1 12q13.1 hematopoietic protein 1 PDE1B 12q13 phosphodiesterase 1B, calmodulin-dependent PPP1R1A 12q13.13 protein phosphatase 1, regulatory (inhibitor) subunit 1A LACRT 12q13 lacritin DCD 12q13.1 dermcidin VDAC5P 12 voltage-dependent anion channel 5, pseudogene LOC118430 12q small breast epithelial mucin KIAA0748 12q13.13 small breast epithelial mucin NEUROD4 12q13.13 neurogenic differentiation 4 LOC121360 12q13.13 similar to seven transmembrane helix receptor LOC341415 12q13.13 similar to Heat shock factor protein 2 (HSF 2) (Heat shock transcription factor 2) (HSTF 2) LOC390317 12 similar to olfactory receptor MOR210-3 LOC390318 12 similar to olfactory receptor GA_x6K02T2LVGG-5968-6912
RNA
TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
EXPRESSION
Type
constitutive of
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Nervousbrainhindbrainpons  
Reproductivefemale systembreastmammary gland  
Skin/Tegumentskin    
 skin appendagesskin glandsweat glandeccrine sweat gland 
tissue
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Epithelialbarrier liningepidermisstratum corneum 
Epithelialsecretoryglandularexocrine 
cells
SystemCellPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Skin/Tegumentkeratinocyte
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion sweat
at STAGE
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
HOMOLOGY
intraspecies homolog to lacritin
Homologene
FAMILY
CATEGORY regulatory , secretory , protooncogene
SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION extracellular
basic FUNCTION
  • broad spectrum, antimicrobial peptide, playing a role in the regulation of human skin flora
  • playing a role in tumorigenesis by means of enhancing cell growth and survival in a subset of breast carcinoma
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS immunity/defense
    text innate immunity
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule metal binding,
    Mn2+ binding
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s)
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    tumoral     --over  
    in invasive breast carcinoma
    Susceptibility
    Variant & Polymorphism
    Candidate gene
    Marker
    Therapy target
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS