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NameAryl hydrocarbon receptor
Synonyms
  • Ah receptor
  • BHLHE76
  • Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 76
Gene NameAHR
OrganismHuman
Amino acid sequence
>lcl|BSEQ0017202|Aryl hydrocarbon receptor
MNSSSANITYASRKRRKPVQKTVKPIPAEGIKSNPSKRHRDRLNTELDRLASLLPFPQDV
INKLDKLSVLRLSVSYLRAKSFFDVALKSSPTERNGGQDNCRAANFREGLNLQEGEFLLQ
ALNGFVLVVTTDALVFYASSTIQDYLGFQQSDVIHQSVYELIHTEDRAEFQRQLHWALNP
SQCTESGQGIEEATGLPQTVVCYNPDQIPPENSPLMERCFICRLRCLLDNSSGFLAMNFQ
GKLKYLHGQKKKGKDGSILPPQLALFAIATPLQPPSILEIRTKNFIFRTKHKLDFTPIGC
DAKGRIVLGYTEAELCTRGSGYQFIHAADMLYCAESHIRMIKTGESGMIVFRLLTKNNRW
TWVQSNARLLYKNGRPDYIIVTQRPLTDEEGTEHLRKRNTKLPFMFTTGEAVLYEATNPF
PAIMDPLPLRTKNGTSGKDSATTSTLSKDSLNPSSLLAAMMQQDESIYLYPASSTSSTAP
FENNFFNESMNECRNWQDNTAPMGNDTILKHEQIDQPQDVNSFAGGHPGLFQDSKNSDLY
SIMKNLGIDFEDIRHMQNEKFFRNDFSGEVDFRDIDLTDEILTYVQDSLSKSPFIPSDYQ
QQQSLALNSSCMVQEHLHLEQQQQHHQKQVVVEPQQQLCQKMKHMQVNGMFENWNSNQFV
PFNCPQQDPQQYNVFTDLHGISQEFPYKSEMDSMPYTQNFISCNQPVLPQHSKCTELDYP
MGSFEPSPYPTTSSLEDFVTCLQLPENQKHGLNPQSAIITPQTCYAGAVSMYQCQPEPQH
THVGQMQYNPVLPGQQAFLNKFQNGVLNETYPAELNNINNTQTTTHLQPLHHPSEARPFP
DLTSSGFL
Number of residues848
Molecular Weight96146.705
Theoretical pI6.34
GO Classification
Functions
  • sequence-specific DNA binding
  • Hsp90 protein binding
  • transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II distal enhancer sequence-specific binding
  • transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding
  • enhancer binding
  • E-box binding
  • RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, ligand-activated sequence-specific DNA binding
  • DNA binding
  • protein dimerization activity
  • transcription factor binding
  • protein heterodimerization activity
  • transcription regulatory region DNA binding
Processes
  • response to toxic substance
  • transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
  • xenobiotic metabolic process
  • regulation of transcription, DNA-templated
  • intracellular receptor signaling pathway
  • blood vessel development
  • regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
  • response to xenobiotic stimulus
  • positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated
  • apoptotic process
  • negative regulation of transcription, DNA-templated
  • positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
  • prostate gland development
  • positive regulation of RNA polymerase II transcriptional preinitiation complex assembly
  • regulation of gene expression
  • circadian regulation of gene expression
  • regulation of B cell proliferation
  • cell cycle
  • negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter
Components
  • nucleoplasm
  • cytoplasm
  • cytosolic aryl hydrocarbon receptor complex
  • nucleus
  • nuclear aryl hydrocarbon receptor complex
  • transcription factor complex
General FunctionTranscription regulatory region dna binding
Specific FunctionLigand-activated transcriptional activator. Binds to the XRE promoter region of genes it activates. Activates the expression of multiple phase I and II xenobiotic chemical metabolizing enzyme genes (such as the CYP1A1 gene). Mediates biochemical and toxic effects of halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons. Involved in cell-cycle regulation. Likely to play an important role in the development and maturation of many tissues. Regulates the circadian clock by inhibiting the basal and circadian expression of the core circadian component PER1. Inhibits PER1 by repressing the CLOCK-ARNTL/BMAL1 heterodimer mediated transcriptional activation of PER1.
Pfam Domain Function
Transmembrane RegionsNot Available
GenBank Protein ID533324
UniProtKB IDP35869
UniProtKB Entry NameAHR_HUMAN
Cellular LocationCytoplasm
Gene sequence
>lcl|BSEQ0017203|Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR)
ATGAACAGCAGCAGCGCCAACATCACCTACGCCAGTCGCAAGCGGCGGAAGCCGGTGCAG
AAAACAGTAAAGCCAATCCCAGCTGAAGGAATCAAGTCAAATCCTTCCAAGCGGCATAGA
GACCGACTTAATACAGAGTTGGACCGTTTGGCTAGCCTGCTGCCTTTCCCACAAGATGTT
ATTAATAAGTTGGACAAACTTTCAGTTCTTAGGCTCAGCGTCAGTTACCTGAGAGCCAAG
AGCTTCTTTGATGTTGCATTAAAATCCTCCCCTACTGAAAGAAACGGAGGCCAGGATAAC
TGTAGAGCAGCAAATTTCAGAGAAGGCCTGAACTTACAAGAAGGAGAATTCTTATTACAG
GCTCTGAATGGCTTTGTATTAGTTGTCACTACAGATGCTTTGGTCTTTTATGCTTCTTCT
ACTATACAAGATTATCTAGGGTTTCAGCAGTCTGATGTCATACATCAGAGTGTATATGAA
CTTATCCATACCGAAGACCGAGCTGAATTTCAGCGTCAGCTACACTGGGCATTAAATCCT
TCTCAGTGTACAGAGTCTGGACAAGGAATTGAAGAAGCCACTGGTCTCCCCCAGACAGTA
GTCTGTTATAACCCAGACCAGATTCCTCCAGAAAACTCTCCTTTAATGGAGAGGTGCTTC
ATATGTCGTCTAAGGTGTCTGCTGGATAATTCATCTGGTTTTCTGGCAATGAATTTCCAA
GGGAAGTTAAAGTATCTTCATGGACAGAAAAAGAAAGGGAAAGATGGATCAATACTTCCA
CCTCAGTTGGCTTTGTTTGCGATAGCTACTCCACTTCAGCCACCATCCATACTTGAAATC
CGGACCAAAAATTTTATCTTTAGAACCAAACACAAACTAGACTTCACACCTATTGGTTGT
GATGCCAAAGGAAGAATTGTTTTAGGATATACTGAAGCAGAGCTGTGCACGAGAGGCTCA
GGTTATCAGTTTATTCATGCAGCTGATATGCTTTATTGTGCCGAGTCCCATATCCGAATG
ATTAAGACTGGAGAAAGTGGCATGATAGTTTTCCGGCTTCTTACAAAAAACAACCGATGG
ACTTGGGTCCAGTCTAATGCACGCCTGCTTTATAAAAATGGAAGACCAGATTATATCATT
GTAACTCAGAGACCACTAACAGATGAGGAAGGAACAGAGCATTTACGAAAACGAAATACG
AAGTTGCCTTTTATGTTTACCACTGGAGAAGCTGTGTTGTATGAGGCAACCAACCCTTTT
CCTGCCATAATGGATCCCTTACCACTAAGGACTAAAAATGGCACTAGTGGAAAAGACTCT
GCTACCACATCCACTCTAAGCAAGGACTCTCTCAATCCTAGTTCCCTCCTGGCTGCCATG
ATGCAACAAGATGAGTCTATTTATCTCTATCCTGCTTCAAGTACTTCAAGTACTGCACCT
TTTGAAAACAACTTTTTCAACGAATCTATGAATGAATGCAGAAATTGGCAAGATAATACT
GCACCGATGGGAAATGATACTATCCTGAAACATGAGCAAATTGACCAGCCTCAGGATGTG
AACTCATTTGCTGGAGGTCACCCAGGGCTCTTTCAAGATAGTAAAAACAGTGACTTGTAC
AGCATAATGAAAAACCTAGGCATTGATTTTGAAGACATCAGACACATGCAGAATGAAAAA
TTTTTCAGAAATGATTTTTCTGGTGAGGTTGACTTCAGAGACATTGACTTAACGGATGAA
ATCCTGACGTATGTCCAAGATTCTTTAAGTAAGTCTCCCTTCATACCTTCAGATTATCAA
CAGCAACAGTCCTTGGCTCTGAACTCAAGCTGTATGGTACAGGAACACCTACATCTAGAA
CAGCAACAGCAACATCACCAAAAGCAAGTAGTAGTGGAGCCACAGCAACAGCTGTGTCAG
AAGATGAAGCACATGCAAGTTAATGGCATGTTTGAAAATTGGAACTCTAACCAATTCGTG
CCTTTCAATTGTCCACAGCAAGACCCACAACAATATAATGTCTTTACAGACTTACATGGG
ATCAGTCAAGAGTTCCCCTACAAATCTGAAATGGATTCTATGCCTTATACACAGAACTTT
ATTTCCTGTAATCAGCCTGTATTACCACAACATTCCAAATGTACAGAGCTGGACTACCCT
ATGGGGAGTTTTGAACCATCCCCATACCCCACTACTTCTAGTTTAGAAGATTTTGTCACT
TGTTTACAACTTCCTGAAAACCAAAAGCATGGATTAAATCCACAGTCAGCCATAATAACT
CCTCAGACATGTTATGCTGGGGCCGTGTCGATGTATCAGTGCCAGCCAGAACCTCAGCAC
ACCCACGTGGGTCAGATGCAGTACAATCCAGTACTGCCAGGCCAACAGGCATTTTTAAAC
AAGTTTCAGAATGGAGTTTTAAATGAAACATATCCAGCTGAATTAAATAACATAAATAAC
ACTCAGACTACCACACATCTTCAGCCACTTCATCATCCGTCAGAAGCCAGACCTTTTCCT
GATTTGACATCCAGTGGATTCCTGTAA
GenBank Gene IDD16354
GeneCard IDNot Available
GenAtlas IDNot Available
HGNC IDHGNC:348
Chromosome Location7
Locus7p15
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