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Symbol INHA contributors: - updated : 07-10-2006
HGNC name inhibin, alpha
HGNC id 6065
Location 2q33-q34      Physical location : 220.436.953 - 220.440.427
DNA
TYPE functioning gene
STRUCTURE 3.00 kb     2 Exon(s)
10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
MAPPING cloned Y linked   status confirmed
Physical map
SLC23A3 2q36.1 solute carrier family 23 (nucleobase transporters), member 3 CGI-57 2q36.1 hypothetical protein CGI-57 MGC3035 LOC130617 2q36.1 hypothetical protein BC018415 ABCB6 2q33-q36 ATP-binding cassette, sub-family B (MDR/TAP), member 6 FLJ22169 2q36.1 hypothetical protein FLJ22169 FLJ10415 2q36.1 hypothetical protein FLJ10415 MGC10771 STK16 2q34-q37 serine/threonine kinase 16 TUBA1 2q36.1 tubulin, alpha 1 (testis specific) TUBA4 2q36.2 tubulin, alpha 4 DNAJB2 2q32-q34 DnaJ (Hsp40) homolog, subfamily B, member 2 PTPRN 2q35-q36.1 protein tyrosine phosphatase, receptor type, N LOC389075 2 similar to REGULATED ENDOCRINE SPECIFIC PROTEIN 18 PRECURSOR DNPEP 2q36.3 aspartyl aminopeptidase DES 2q35 desmin APEG1 2q34 desmin LOC389076 2 similar to CAVP-target protein (CAVPT) GMPPA 2q36.1 GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase A ACCN4 2q36.1 amiloride-sensitive cation channel 4, pituitary CHPF 2q36.1 chondroitin polymerizing factor LOC130612 2q36.1 similar to RIKEN cDNA A230078I05 gene KIAA0657 2q36.1 similar to RIKEN cDNA A230078I05 gene INHA 2q33-q34 inhibin, alpha STK11IP 2q36 serine/threonine kinase 11 interacting protein SLC4A3 2q36 solute carrier family 4, anion exchanger, member 3
RNA
TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
EXPRESSION
Type restricted
constitutive of
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Endocrinethyroid    
Nervousbrain    
 spinal cord    
Reproductivefemale systemovary   
Visualeye    
tissue
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Blood / Hematopoieticbone marrow   
Nervouscentral   
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion
at STAGE
physiological period pregnancy
Text placenta
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
mono polymer homomer , heteromer , dimer
isoforms Precursor
HOMOLOGY
Homologene
FAMILY
  • TGFB superfamily member
  • BMP family
  • CATEGORY tumor suppressor , signaling hormone growth factor
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION extracellular
    basic FUNCTION
  • may be both a growth/differentiation factor and a hormone
  • CELLULAR PROCESS cell life, differentiation
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS development
    text neuroregulatory functions
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling hormonal
    a component
  • dimeric, linked by one or more disulfide bonds
  • inhibin A is a dimer of alpha and beta-A
  • inhibin B is a dimer of alpha and beta-B
  • INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other negative regulator of gonadal stromal cell proliferation
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s)
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    tumoral     --low  
    in prostate cancer, not detectable in poorly differentiated tumor cells
    Susceptibility
    Variant & Polymorphism
    Candidate gene
    Marker
    Therapy target
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS