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Gene: ERVW-1 (endogenous retrovirus group W member 1, envelope) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ERVW-1
Name: endogenous retrovirus group W member 1, envelope
Description: Involved in syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane and plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: endogenous retroviral family W, env(C7), member 1; endogenous retrovirus group W member 1; endogenous retrovirus group W, member 1; ENV; Env-W; envelope glycoprotein; envelope polyprotein gPr73; envelope protein; enverin; ENVW; ERVWE1; HERV-7q; HERV-7q envelope protein; HERV-tryptophan envelope protein; HERV-W; HERV-W Env glycoprotein; HERV-W envelope protein; HERV-W-ENV; HERV-W_7q21.2 provirus ancestral Env polyprotein; HERV-W{7q21.1} provirus ancestral Env polyprotein; HERV7Q; HERVW; HERVWENV; human endogenous retrovirus W envC7-1 envelope protein; syncytin; syncytin A; syncytin-1
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ERVW-1 (endogenous retrovirus group W member 1, envelope)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : LOC102154491 (protein NYNRIN-like)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38792,468,380 - 92,477,946 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37792,097,694 - 92,107,229 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36791,935,631 - 91,938,674 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34791,742,345 - 91,745,389NCBI
Celera786,802,231 - 86,811,766 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map7q21.2NCBI
HuRef786,706,465 - 86,716,000 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1792,027,730 - 92,037,265 (-)NCBICHM1_1
CRA_TCAGchr7v2791,426,904 - 91,436,439 (-)NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
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Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on ERVW-1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1346740
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


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