Lncrna info
HGNC approved symbolAIRN
Alternative namesAIR, NCRNA00088, IGF2RAS, IGF2R-AS1
HGNC approved nameantisense of IGF2R non-protein coding RNA
Entrez gene IDGeneID:100271873
(SSTAR profile)
HGNC gene family tag#
HGNC gene family descriptionLong non-coding RNAs with non-systematic symbols
FunctionHistone modifier recruitment, Transcription machinery interference
PMID for reference on functionPMID:29685978, PMID:18988810
Target molecule typeDNA, Protein
Specific targetEHMT2
Target UniProt IDEHMT2_HUMAN
PMID for reference on targets and productsPMID:29685978, PMID:18988810
CommentRecruits PRC2 to distal genes Slc22a2 and Slc22a3. Recruits G9a and promotes H3K9me3 histone modification causing gene silencing. Transcription  of Airn in cis reduct accessibility of its overlapping protein-coding gene Igf2r, causing the displacement of Pol II from the overlapping promoter.
Status of entryNew

Expression statistics
Expression range: N/A
Mean expression: N/A
Median expression: N/A
Sample class Sample Expression (RLE-normalized CAGE tags per million)
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