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Aliases for BPIFB2 Gene

Aliases for BPIFB2 Gene

  • BPI Fold Containing Family B, Member 2 2 3
  • Bactericidal/Permeability-Increasing Protein-Like 1 2 3 4
  • BPIL1 3 4 6
  • Long Palate, Lung And Nasal Epithelium Carcinoma-Associated Protein 2 3 4
  • BPI-Like 1 3 4
  • C20orf184 3 4
  • LPLUNC2 3 4
  • RYSR 3 4
  • BPI Fold-Containing Family B Member 2 3
  • DJ726C3.2 3

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Previous Symbols for BPIFB2 Gene

  • C20orf184
  • BPIL1

Summaries for BPIFB2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for BPIFB2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the lipid transfer/lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LT/LBP) gene family. It is highly expressed in hypertrophic tonsils. This gene and three other members of the LT/LBP gene family form a cluster on the long arm of chromosome 20. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for BPIFB2 Gene

BPIFB2 (BPI Fold Containing Family B, Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include lipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is BPIFB6.

Gene Wiki entry for BPIFB2 Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BPIFB2 Gene

Genomics for BPIFB2 Gene

Genomic Location for BPIFB2 Gene

33,007,578 bp from pter
33,023,709 bp from pter
16,132 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for BPIFB2 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for BPIFB2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for BPIFB2 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for BPIFB2 Gene

Proteins for BPIFB2 Gene

  • Protein details for BPIFB2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    BPI fold-containing family B member 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6UWN3
    • Q6ZME0
    • Q8NFQ7

    Protein attributes for BPIFB2 Gene

    458 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    49172 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for BPIFB2 Gene

Proteomics data for BPIFB2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for BPIFB2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn96, Asn151, Asn293, and Asn332

Other Protein References for BPIFB2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BPIFB2 Gene

Domains for BPIFB2 Gene

Gene Families for BPIFB2 Gene

  • BPIF :BPI fold containing

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the BPI/LBP/Plunc superfamily. BPI/LBP family.:
    • Q8N4F0
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No data available for Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for BPIFB2 Gene

Function for BPIFB2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BPIFB2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008289 lipid binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with BPIFB2: view

Phenotypes for BPIFB2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for BPIFB2:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with BPIFB2: view

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for BPIFB2 Gene

Localization for BPIFB2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BPIFB2 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BPIFB2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 23533145
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No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for BPIFB2 Gene

Pathways for BPIFB2 Gene

SuperPathways for BPIFB2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for BPIFB2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BPIFB2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for BPIFB2 Gene

Transcripts for BPIFB2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for BPIFB2 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(6) Additional mRNA sequences :
(18) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for BPIFB2 Gene

BPI fold containing family B, member 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BPIFB2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for BPIFB2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BPIFB2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for BPIFB2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for BPIFB2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Minor Salivary Gland (48.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for BPIFB2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BPIFB2 Gene Hs.257045

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BPIFB2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in tonsils, especially in hypertrophic tonsils. Detected at very low levels in fetal liver.
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with BPIFB2: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for BPIFB2 Gene

Orthologs for BPIFB2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for BPIFB2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BPIFB2 35
  • 99.49 (n)
  • 99.34 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BPIFB2 35
  • 81.37 (n)
  • 73.53 (a)
  • 72 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BPIFB2 35
  • 83.15 (n)
  • 78.34 (a)
BPIL1 36
  • 78 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Bpifb2 35
  • 77.85 (n)
  • 68.48 (a)
Bpifb2 16
Bpifb2 36
  • 66 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BPIFB2 36
  • 43 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Bpifb2 35
  • 77.83 (n)
  • 69.58 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves BPIFB8 36
  • 17 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia BPIFB2 36
  • 35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for BPIFB2:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for BPIFB2 Gene

Gene Tree for BPIFB2 (if available)
Gene Tree for BPIFB2 (if available)

Paralogs for BPIFB2 Gene

Paralogs for BPIFB2 Gene

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Variants for BPIFB2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BPIFB2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs743171 -- 33,020,037(-) GGTGC(C/T)GAGAA intron-variant
rs2024935 -- 33,013,185(+) AAGTG(C/T)CAATG intron-variant
rs3746388 -- 33,018,431(+) AGGAG(C/T)GGGGG intron-variant
rs3746389 -- 33,018,933(+) AGCTG(A/G)CGCCA intron-variant
rs4315606 -- 33,015,087(+) GATCC(C/G)AGCTC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BPIFB2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1325e1 CNV Complex 17122850
essv2996 CNV CNV 17122850
nsv3351 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv3352 CNV Loss 18451855

Relevant External Links for BPIFB2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BPIFB2 Gene

Disorders for BPIFB2 Gene

No disorders were found for BPIFB2 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BPIFB2 Gene

Publications for BPIFB2 Gene

  1. Three new human members of the lipid transfer/lipopolysaccharide binding protein family (LT/LBP). (PMID: 12185532) Mulero J.J. … Rupp F. (Immunogenetics 2002) 2 3 4
  2. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20. (PMID: 11780052) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2001) 3 4
  3. Expansion of the BPI family by duplication on human chromosome 20: characterization of the RY gene cluster in 20q11.21 encoding olfactory transporters/antimicrobial-like peptides. (PMID: 12837268) Andrault J.-B. … Rouquier S. (Genomics 2003) 3 4
  4. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 3 4
  5. Signal peptide prediction based on analysis of experimentally verified cleavage sites. (PMID: 15340161) Zhang Z. … Henzel W.J. (Protein Sci. 2004) 3 4

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