Aliases for ATG2B Gene
External Ids for ATG2B Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for ATG2B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ATG2B Gene
This gene encodes a protein required for autophagy. The encoded protein is involved in autophagosome formation. A germline duplication of a region that includes this gene is associated with predisposition to myeloid malignancies. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2016]
GeneCards Summary for ATG2B Gene
ATG2B (Autophagy Related 2B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ATG2B include Hypertrophy Of Breast. Among its related pathways are Autophagy Pathway and p53 Pathway (RnD). An important paralog of this gene is ATG2A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ATG2B Gene
Required for both autophagosome formation and regulation of lipid droplet morphology and dispersion.