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Aliases for BANF2 Gene

Aliases for BANF2 Gene

  • Barrier To Autointegration Factor 2 2 3
  • Barrier-To-Autointegration Factor 2 3 4
  • C20orf179 3 4
  • BAF-L 3 4
  • BAFL 3 4
  • Barrier-To-Autointegration Factor-Like Protein 3
  • Chromosome 20 Open Reading Frame 179 2
  • BAF2 3

External Ids for BANF2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for BANF2 Gene

  • C20orf179

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BANF2 Gene

  • GC20P017630

Summaries for BANF2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for BANF2 Gene

BANF2 (Barrier To Autointegration Factor 2) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is BANF1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BANF2 Gene

  • May play a role in BANF1 regulation and influence tissue-specific roles of BANF1

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BANF2 Gene

Genomics for BANF2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for BANF2 Gene

Genomic Location for BANF2 Gene

17,693,672 bp from pter
17,735,872 bp from pter
42,201 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for BANF2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for BANF2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for BANF2 Gene

Proteins for BANF2 Gene

  • Protein details for BANF2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Barrier-to-autointegration factor-like protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DW25
    • F5H3F6
    • Q7Z4M6

    Protein attributes for BANF2 Gene

    90 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    10309 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Heterodimerizes with BANF1

    Alternative splice isoforms for BANF2 Gene


neXtProt entry for BANF2 Gene

Proteomics data for BANF2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for BANF2 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for BANF2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BANF2 Gene

Domains for BANF2 Gene

Protein Domains for BANF2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for BANF2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the BAF family.
  • Belongs to the BAF family.
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No data available for Gene Families for BANF2 Gene

Function for BANF2 Gene

Molecular function for BANF2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in BANF1 regulation and influence tissue-specific roles of BANF1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BANF2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for BANF2

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for BANF2 Gene

Localization for BANF2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BANF2 Gene

Nucleus. Cytoplasm.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for BANF2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for BANF2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2
extracellular 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BANF2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 21630459
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
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Pathways for BANF2 Gene

SuperPathways for BANF2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for BANF2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BANF2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for BANF2 Gene

Transcripts for BANF2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for BANF2 Gene

Barrier to autointegration factor 2:
Representative Sequences:

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for BANF2

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BANF2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b
SP1: -
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for BANF2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BANF2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for BANF2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for BANF2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (50.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for BANF2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for BANF2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BANF2 Gene Hs.115366

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BANF2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed strongly in testis and pancreas. Also detected in brain, colon, liver, lung, ovary, placenta, prostate, small intestine, spleen and thymus. Not detected in heart, kidney and skeletal muscle
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Expression partners for BANF2 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for BANF2 Gene

Orthologs for BANF2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for BANF2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BANF2 35
  • 84.07 (n)
  • 85.56 (a)
BANF2 36
  • 86 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BANF2 35
  • 88.89 (n)
  • 90 (a)
BANF2 36
  • 90 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Banf2 35
  • 85.56 (n)
  • 87.78 (a)
Banf2 16
Banf2 36
  • 88 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BANF2 35
  • 98.89 (n)
  • 97.78 (a)
BANF2 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Banf2 35
  • 86.23 (n)
  • 88.04 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BANF2 36
  • 59 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia BANF2 36
  • 46 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:dkey-211g8.4 36
  • 35 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea baf-1 36
  • 37 (a)
Species with no ortholog for BANF2:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for BANF2 Gene

Gene Tree for BANF2 (if available)
Gene Tree for BANF2 (if available)

Paralogs for BANF2 Gene

Paralogs for BANF2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for BANF2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for BANF2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BANF2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs371682 -- 17,712,408(+) TGACT(A/G)TTGTT intron-variant, utr-variant-5-prime
rs391778 -- 17,718,924(+) acaag(A/G)acttt intron-variant
rs399077 -- 17,712,407(+) GTGAC(C/T)GTTGT intron-variant, utr-variant-5-prime
rs406004 -- 17,714,535(+) AGGTG(A/G)AGGCT intron-variant
rs427456 -- 17,715,594(+) GTGGT(C/T)ATTAG intron-variant

Relevant External Links for BANF2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BANF2 Gene

Disorders for BANF2 Gene

Relevant External Links for BANF2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for BANF2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for BANF2 Gene

Publications for BANF2 Gene

  1. Barrier-to-autointegration factor-like (BAF-L): a proposed regulator of BAF. (PMID: 16337940) Tifft K.E. … Wilson K.L. (Exp. Cell Res. 2006) 3 4 23
  2. Isolation of novel and known genes from a human fetal cochlear cDNA library using subtractive hybridization and differential screening. (PMID: 7829101) Robertson N.G. … Morton C.C. (Genomics 1994) 3 4
  3. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20. (PMID: 11780052) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2001) 3 4
  4. 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
  5. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48

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