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MORC family CW-type zinc finger 3
Symbols MORC3 ; NXP2; ZCW5; ZCWCC3
External IDs OMIM610078 MGI2136841 HomoloGene32257 GeneCards: MORC3 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 23515 338467
Ensembl ENSG00000159256 ENSMUSG00000039456
UniProt Q14149 Q6A0C2
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_015358 NM_001045529
RefSeq (protein) NP_056173 NP_001038994
Location (UCSC) Chr 21:
37.69 – 37.76 Mb
Chr 16:
93.83 – 93.88 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

MORC family CW-type zinc finger protein 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MORC3 gene.[1][2]

This gene encodes a protein that localizes to the nuclear matrix. The protein also has RNA binding activity, and has a predicted coiled-coil domain.[2]


  1. ^ Perry J, Zhao Y (Nov 2003). "The CW domain, a structural module shared amongst vertebrates, vertebrate-infecting parasites and higher plants". Trends Biochem Sci 28 (11): 576–80. doi:10.1016/j.tibs.2003.09.007. PMID 14607086. 
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: MORC3 MORC family CW-type zinc finger 3". 

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