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Aliases for CDYL2 Gene

Aliases for CDYL2 Gene

  • Chromodomain Protein, Y-Like 2 2 3 5
  • CDY-Like 2 3 4
  • Prostate Cancer Candidate Protein 1, PCCP1 3
  • Chromodomain Y-Like Protein 2 2
  • PCCP1 3

External Ids for CDYL2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CDYL2 Gene

  • GC16M080376
  • GC16M080417
  • GC16M079195
  • GC16M080637
  • GC16M066394

Summaries for CDYL2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for CDYL2 Gene

CDYL2 (Chromodomain Protein, Y-Like 2) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include methylated histone binding. An important paralog of this gene is CDY1B.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CDYL2 Gene

Genomics for CDYL2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CDYL2 Gene

Enhancers for CDYL2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around CDYL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for CDYL2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around CDYL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for CDYL2 Gene

80,597,899 bp from pter
80,805,043 bp from pter
207,145 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CDYL2 Gene

Genes around CDYL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CDYL2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CDYL2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CDYL2 Gene

Proteins for CDYL2 Gene

  • Protein details for CDYL2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Chromodomain Y-like protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q7Z5I8

    Protein attributes for CDYL2 Gene

    506 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    56500 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts (via chromo domain) with histone H3K9me3.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CDYL2 Gene

neXtProt entry for CDYL2 Gene

Proteomics data for CDYL2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CDYL2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for CDYL2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CDYL2 Gene

Domains & Families for CDYL2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CDYL2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 chromo domain.
  • Contains 1 chromo domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CDYL2: view

No data available for Gene Families for CDYL2 Gene

Function for CDYL2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CDYL2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003824 catalytic activity IEA --
GO:0035064 methylated histone binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CDYL2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CDYL2: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for CDYL2

miRNA for CDYL2 Gene

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CDYL2 Gene

Localization for CDYL2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CDYL2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CDYL2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CDYL2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CDYL2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CDYL2 Gene

SuperPathways for CDYL2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for CDYL2 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q8N8U2-CDYL2_HUMAN for CDYL2 Gene via UniProtKB

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CDYL2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for CDYL2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CDYL2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for CDYL2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CDYL2 Gene

Chromodomain protein, Y-like 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CDYL2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CDYL2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CDYL2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CDYL2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CDYL2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (x5.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CDYL2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for CDYL2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CDYL2 Gene Hs.373908

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CDYL2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CDYL2: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for CDYL2 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for CDYL2 Gene

Orthologs for CDYL2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for CDYL2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CDYL2 35
  • 88.32 (n)
  • 94.26 (a)
CDYL2 36
  • 94 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CDYL2 35
  • 90.68 (n)
  • 96.78 (a)
CDYL2 36
  • 76 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cdyl2 35
  • 85.75 (n)
  • 92.05 (a)
Cdyl2 16
Cdyl2 36
  • 92 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CDYL2 35
  • 99.03 (n)
  • 99.33 (a)
CDYL2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Cdyl2 35
  • 87.31 (n)
  • 94.72 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CDYL2 36
  • 87 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CDYL2 35
  • 74.22 (n)
  • 85.77 (a)
CDYL2 36
  • 85 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CDYL2 36
  • 86 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia cdyl2 35
  • 71.49 (n)
  • 81.93 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG3680 36
  • 11 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes DCI1 36
  • 24 (a)
ECI1 36
  • 21 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.2946 36
  • 26 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CDYL2:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for CDYL2 Gene

Gene Tree for CDYL2 (if available)
Gene Tree for CDYL2 (if available)

Paralogs for CDYL2 Gene

Paralogs for CDYL2 Gene

(8) SIMAP similar genes for CDYL2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with CDYL2: view

Variants for CDYL2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CDYL2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1629 -- 80,607,380(-) CCAGA(A/C)CCTTG intron-variant
rs10395 -- 80,598,393(-) GAAGA(A/G)GTGGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs4061956 -- 80,644,918(+) tgctg(C/G)gaaaa intron-variant
rs4061957 -- 80,703,265(-) CACAT(A/G)TATTT intron-variant
rs8062215 -- 80,728,490(+) agtga(C/T)gggga intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CDYL2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv275156 CNV Loss 21479260
esv2673789 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv268803 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv273920 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv27892 CNV Gain 19812545
esv33408 CNV Loss 17666407
nsv833301 CNV Loss 17160897
esv2636902 OTHER Inversion 19546169
esv2618788 CNV Insertion 19546169
nsv525885 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv523459 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv521339 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2675473 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv457560 CNV Loss 19166990
esv26401 CNV Loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for CDYL2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 9.26% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.35; 26.74% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for CDYL2 Gene

Disorders for CDYL2 Gene

Relevant External Links for CDYL2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for CDYL2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for CDYL2 Gene

Publications for CDYL2 Gene

  1. The CDY-related gene family: coordinated evolution in copy number, expression profile and protein sequence. (PMID: 12837688) Dorus S. … Lahn B.T. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2003) 2 3 4 67
  2. A human interactome in three quantitative dimensions organized by stoichiometries and abundances. (PMID: 26496610) Hein M.Y. … Mann M. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Genome-wide association study of smoking behaviours among Bangladeshi adults. (PMID: 24665060) Argos M. … Ahsan H. (J. Med. Genet. 2014) 3
  4. A Y2H-seq approach defines the human protein methyltransferase interactome. (PMID: 23455924) Weimann M. … Stelzl U. (Nat. Methods 2013) 3
  5. Large-scale genotyping identifies 41 new loci associated with breast cancer risk. (PMID: 23535729) Michailidou K. … Easton D.F. (Nat. Genet. 2013) 3

Products for CDYL2 Gene

Sources for CDYL2 Gene