Protein Name DExH-box helicase 9
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 1660
Gene Symbol


UniProt Q08211 (DHX9_HUMAN), B3KU66 (B3KU66_HUMAN)
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DExH-box helicase 9

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a member of the DEAH-containing family of RNA helicases. The encoded protein is an enzyme that catalyzes the ATP-dependent unwinding of double-stranded RNA and DNA-RNA complexes. This protein localizes to both the nucleus and the cytoplasm and functions as a transcriptional regulator. This protein may also be involved in the expression and nuclear export of retroviral RNAs. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. Pseudogenes of this gene are found on chromosomes 11 and 13.[provided by RefSeq, Feb 2010]

  • ATP-dependent RNA helicase A
  • DEAD/H (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp/His) box polypeptide 9
  • DEAH (Asp-Glu-Ala-His) box helicase 9
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