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Gene Family: Competing endogenous long non-coding RNAs (CERNA)

Competing endogenous RNA: In molecular biology, competing endogenous RNAs (abbreviated ceRNAs) regulate other RNA transcripts by competing for shared microRNAs. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 18

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
CCAT1 colon cancer associated transcript 1 (non-protein coding) CARLo-5, onco-lncRNA-40 8q24.21
CERNA1 competing endogenous lncRNA 1 for miR-4707-5p and miR-4767 LOC100129973 15q21.2
CERNA2 competing endogenous lncRNA 2 for microRNA let-7b HOST2
CERNA3 competing endogenous lncRNA 3 for miR-645 CTA 8q12.1
EWSAT1 Ewing sarcoma associated transcript 1 TMEM84, NCRNA00277, LINC00277 FLJ33768 15q23
HOTAIR HOX transcript antisense RNA HOXC-AS4, HOXC11-AS1, NCRNA00072 12q13.13
HULC hepatocellular carcinoma up-regulated long non-coding RNA NCRNA00078, LINC00078, HCCAT1 6p24.3
LINCMD1 long intergenic non-protein coding RNA, muscle differentiation 1 MIR133BHG, LINC-MD1 6p12.2
LINC-ROR long intergenic non-protein coding RNA, regulator of reprogramming lincRNA-RoR, lincRNA-ST8SIA3, ROR 18q21.31
LINC01133 long intergenic non-protein coding RNA 1133 1q23.2
MALAT1 metastasis associated lung adenocarcinoma transcript 1 (non-protein coding) PRO1073, MALAT-1, NCRNA00047, HCN, NEAT2, LINC00047, mascRNA 11q13.1
MHENCR melanoma highly expressed competing endogenous lncRNA for miR-425 and miR-489 20q13.33
PCA3 prostate cancer associated 3 (non-protein coding) DD3, NCRNA00019, PCAT3 9q21.2
SNHG1 small nucleolar RNA host gene 1 UHG, NCRNA00057, LINC00057, lncRNA16 11q12.3
TUG1 taurine up-regulated 1 (non-protein coding) FLJ20618, NCRNA00080, LINC00080 22q12.2
TUSC7 tumor suppressor candidate 7 (non-protein coding) NCRNA00295, LSAMP-AS3 LINC00902, LOC285194 3q13.31
UCA1 urothelial cancer associated 1 (non-protein coding) LINC00178, CUDR, UCAT1, onco-lncRNA-36 19p13.12
ZEB1-AS1 ZEB1 antisense RNA 1 10p11.22


Note that only lncRNAs that function as ceRNAs are listed here, not transcribed pseudogenes or mRNA transcripts of protein-coding genes.