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Gene: DDX42 (DEAD-box helicase 42) Homo sapiens
Symbol: DDX42
Name: DEAD-box helicase 42
Description: Exhibits RNA binding activity. Involved in protein localization and regulation of apoptotic process. Localizes to cytosol and nuclear speck. Biomarker of myelodysplastic syndrome.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: ATP-dependent RNA helicase DDX42; DDX42P; DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box helicase 42; DEAD (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp) box polypeptide 42; DEAD box protein 42; FLJ43179; RHELP; RNA helicase-like protein; RNA helicase-related protein; RNAHP; SF3b DEAD box protein; SF3b125; SF3b125 DEAD-box protein; SF3B8; splicing factor 3b, subunit 8; splicing factor 3B-associated 125 kDa protein
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ddx42 (DEAD box helicase 42)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Ddx42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ddx42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : DDX42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : DDX42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ddx42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Sus scrofa (pig) : DDX42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : DDX42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Ddx42 (DEAD-box helicase 42)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1763,773,603 - 63,819,317 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381763,773,856 - 63,819,317 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371761,851,549 - 61,896,677 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361759,205,299 - 59,250,409 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Celera1756,239,688 - 56,284,798 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map17q23.3NCBI
HuRef1757,219,540 - 57,264,739 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11761,915,888 - 61,961,028 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on DDX42
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1312619
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-08-04
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.