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Gene Info

Gene Information For:Hs. ATXN2, ataxin 2
Sequence ID:NM_002973
RefSeqGene ID:NG_011572
Entrez Gene ID:6311
Ensembl ID:ENSG00000204842

Database Links

UniGeneEntrez GeneOMIMEnsembl GeneHPRDVegaDTPSNPSNP: GeneViewSNP: VarViewAssembliesCancer AberrationsRNAi

Gene Expression Data

  • This gene is found in these cDNA libraries from the following tissue types:
    b-cell, bone, brain, cartilage, cerebellum, cerebrum, cervix, colon, embryonic tissue, endocrine, esophagus, eye, fetus, gastrointestinal tract, heart, kidney, liver, lung, lymph node, lymphoreticular, mammary gland, muscle, nervous, ovary, pancreas, pancreatic islet, parathyroid, peripheral nervous system, pituitary gland, placenta, pooled tissue, prostate, retina, skin, spleen, stem cell, stomach, testis, thymus, thyroid, uncharacterized tissue, uterus, vascular
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Associated Diseases (from OMIM)

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Cytogenetic Location (from UniGene)

Cytogenetic Location:12q24.1Mitelman Breakpoint Data

Chromosomal Position (from UCSC)

Chromosomal Position:12: 111890254 - 111893858

 Exon Info From UCSC:

Full-Length MGC Clones for This Gene

IMAGE IdStatusAccession GenBank Def Line
40027340Full LengthBC114546ataxin 2
40027338IncompleteBC111757ataxin 2

Protein Similarities Based on Shared Motif Content

Find gene products sharing protein motifs with:  NP_002964  

Protein Infomation

NM_002973 NP_002964 Q99700 Ataxin-2_N

Related Sequences

U70323 AAB19200 Q99700
BC111757 AAI11758 Q2M2R5
BC114546 AAI14547 Q24JQ7
AK128613 BAC87528 Q99700
Y08262 CAA69589 Q99700

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 ATXN2 NP_002964 M.musculus Atxn2 20239 Gene Info NP_033151 91
R.norvegicus Atxn2 288663   XP_213779 85
D.melanogaster Atx2 41883   NP_732033 30
C.elegans atx-2 176465   NP_001122690 26

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