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Aliases for ANKRA2 Gene

Aliases for ANKRA2 Gene

  • Ankyrin Repeat, Family A (RFXANK-Like), 2 2 3
  • ANKRA 3 4 6
  • RFXANK-Like Protein 2 3 4
  • Ankyrin Repeat Family A Protein 2 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ANKRA2 Gene

  • GC05M071653
  • GC05M073081
  • GC05M072886
  • GC05M072932
  • GC05M072883
  • GC05M068053
  • GC05M072849

Summaries for ANKRA2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ANKRA2 Gene

ANKRA2 (Ankyrin Repeat, Family A (RFXANK-Like), 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling events mediated by HDAC Class II. GO annotations related to this gene include histone deacetylase binding and low-density lipoprotein particle binding. An important paralog of this gene is RFXANK.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ANKRA2 Gene

  • May facilitate endocytosis by linking megalin to components of the cytoskeleton or endocytic machinery

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ANKRA2 Gene

Genomics for ANKRA2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ANKRA2 Gene

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Genomic Location for ANKRA2 Gene

73,552,200 bp from pter
73,565,696 bp from pter
13,497 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ANKRA2 Gene

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Genomic Location for ANKRA2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ANKRA2 Gene

Proteins for ANKRA2 Gene

  • Protein details for ANKRA2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ankyrin repeat family A protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for ANKRA2 Gene

    313 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34272 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with the cytoplasmic tail of LRP2/megalin, HDAC4, HDAC5, and HDAC9, all these interactions occur via the recognition of a PxLPxI/L motif. Interacts with AHRR (By similarity). Interacts with NEK6.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for ANKRA2 Gene

neXtProt entry for ANKRA2 Gene

Proteomics data for ANKRA2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ANKRA2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ANKRA2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for ANKRA2 Gene

Gene Families for ANKRA2 Gene

Protein Domains for ANKRA2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ANKRA2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The three central ANK repeats mediate binding to the PxLPxI/L motif of interactors.
  • Contains 5 ANK repeats.
  • The three central ANK repeats mediate binding to the PxLPxI/L motif of interactors.
  • Contains 5 ANK repeats.
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Function for ANKRA2 Gene

Molecular function for ANKRA2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May facilitate endocytosis by linking megalin to components of the cytoskeleton or endocytic machinery

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ANKRA2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003712 transcription cofactor activity IBA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0030169 low-density lipoprotein particle binding IDA 11095640
GO:0042826 histone deacetylase binding IEA --
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Phenotypes for ANKRA2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for ANKRA2:
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for ANKRA2 Gene

Localization for ANKRA2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ANKRA2 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Membrane; Peripheral membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

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Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 2
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ANKRA2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IBA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0005829 cytosol IDA 11095640
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 11095640
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Pathways for ANKRA2 Gene

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Pathways by source for ANKRA2 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for ANKRA2 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ANKRA2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IBA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
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Transcripts for ANKRA2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ANKRA2 Gene

Ankyrin repeat, family A (RFXANK-like), 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ANKRA2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b · 8c · 8d · 8e
SP1: - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: -
SP4: - -

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Expression for ANKRA2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ANKRA2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for ANKRA2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adipocyte (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for ANKRA2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ANKRA2 Gene Hs.239154

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Expression partners for ANKRA2 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ANKRA2 Gene

Orthologs for ANKRA2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ANKRA2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ANKRA2 35
  • 92.97 (n)
  • 96.81 (a)
  • 97 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ANKRA2 35
  • 93.5 (n)
  • 97.44 (a)
  • 97 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ankra2 35
  • 88.78 (n)
  • 95.19 (a)
Ankra2 16
Ankra2 36
  • 95 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ANKRA2 35
  • 99.47 (n)
  • 99.68 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ankra2 35
  • 89.24 (n)
  • 96.49 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ANKRA2 36
  • 91 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ANKRA2 36
  • 87 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ANKRA2 35
  • 80.94 (n)
  • 92.65 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ANKRA2 36
  • 92 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ankra2 35
  • 79.17 (n)
  • 87.5 (a)
Str.3915 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ankra2 35
  • 72.72 (n)
  • 82.19 (a)
ankra2 36
  • 80 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG5846 36
  • 29 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ANKRA2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ANKRA2 Gene

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Paralogs for ANKRA2 Gene

Paralogs for ANKRA2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for ANKRA2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for ANKRA2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ANKRA2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1640 -- 73,557,489(-) GTCCT(A/G)AAGAC intron-variant
rs15082 -- 73,552,400(-) TGAAT(A/T)AAAAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs171062 -- 73,563,158(+) TGCCA(C/T)TAATT intron-variant
rs189341 -- 73,562,174(-) CCGGG(C/T)ATGGT intron-variant
rs237118 -- 73,563,599(-) TAATC(G/T)GAACA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ANKRA2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv830346 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv830347 CNV Gain 17160897

Relevant External Links for ANKRA2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ANKRA2 Gene

Disorders for ANKRA2 Gene

No disorders were found for ANKRA2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for ANKRA2 Gene

Publications for ANKRA2 Gene

  1. Identification of the ankyrin repeat proteins ANKRA and RFXANK as novel partners of class IIa histone deacetylases. (PMID: 15964851) Wang A.H. … Yang X.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2005) 3 23
  2. Assignment of ankyrin repeat, family A (RFXANK-like) 2 (ANKRA2) to human chromosome 5q12-->q13 by radiation hybrid mapping and somatic cell hybrid PCR. (PMID: 10965114) Rader K. … Arden K.C. (Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 2000) 2 3
  3. Characterization of ANKRA, a novel ankyrin repeat protein that interacts with the cytoplasmic domain of megalin. (PMID: 11095640) Rader K. … Farquhar M.G. (J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 2000) 3 4
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4

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