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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. FADS2, fatty acid desaturase 2
Sequence ID:NM_004265
Entrez Gene ID:9415
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000134824

Database Links

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Gene Expression Data

  • This gene is found in these cDNA libraries from the following tissue types:
    adrenal cortex, b-cell, bone, bone marrow, brain, cartilage, cerebellum, cerebrum, cervix, colon, embryonic tissue, endocrine, eye, fetus, gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney, liver, lung, lymphoreticular, mammary gland, muscle, nervous, ovary, pancreas, pancreatic islet, parathyroid, peripheral nervous system, placenta, pooled tissue, prostate, retina, skin, soft tissue, stem cell, stomach, t-cell, testis, thymus, thyroid, uncharacterized tissue, uterus, vascular
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Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:11q12.2Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:11: 61595712 - 61634825

 Exon Info From UCSC:

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
4181037Full LengthBC009011fatty acid desaturase 2

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_004256  

Protein Infomation

NM_004265 NP_004256 O95864 Cyt-b5

Related Sequences

AF126799 AAD20018 O95864
AF084559 AAG23121 O95864
AF108658 AAG43192 O95864
BC009011 AAH09011 O95864
AK027513 BAB55167 O95864
AK074939 BAC11305 O95864
AK290291 BAF82980 O95864
AK027459 BAG51327 B3KNG5
AK027577 BAG51351 B3KNI9
AK074925 BAG52031 B3KQG9
AK123240 BAG53882 B3KVS0
AK299762 BAH13120 B7Z634
AL050118 CAB43280 O95864

Homologs (from HomoloGene)
Note: Both orthologs and paralogs are included.
Organism Symbol Protein Homolog Similarity
(% aa unchanged)
Organism Symbol Entrez
Gene Info Protein
H.sapiens FADS2 NP_004256 M.musculus Fads2 56473 Gene Info NP_062673 88
R.norvegicus Fads2 83512   NP_112634 88

Gene Ontology
Gene classification by the European Bioinformatics Institute, as recorded in GOA (GO Annotation@EBI)