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Aliases for CHIC2 Gene

Aliases for CHIC2 Gene

  • Cysteine Rich Hydrophobic Domain 2 2 3 5
  • BTL 3 4
  • Cysteine-Rich Hydrophobic Domain-Containing Protein 2 3
  • Cysteine-Rich Hydrophobic Domain 2 Protein 3
  • Cysteine-Rich Hydrophobic Domain 2 2
  • BRX-Like Translocated In Leukemia 3
  • Cystein-Rich Hydrophobic Domain 2 3
  • BrX-Like Translocated In Leukemia 4

External Ids for CHIC2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CHIC2 Gene

  • GC04M054686
  • GC04M054845
  • GC04M054725
  • GC04M054791
  • GC04M054716
  • GC04M054570
  • GC04M054875
  • GC04M050822

Summaries for CHIC2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CHIC2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the CHIC family of proteins. The encoded protein contains a cysteine-rich hydrophobic (CHIC) motif, and is localized to vesicular structures and the plasma membrane. This gene is associated with some cases of acute myeloid leukemia. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for CHIC2 Gene

CHIC2 (Cysteine Rich Hydrophobic Domain 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CHIC2 include Leukemia, Acute Myeloid and Calcific Tendinitis. An important paralog of this gene is CHIC1.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CHIC2 Gene

Genomics for CHIC2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CHIC2 Gene

Enhancers for CHIC2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH04F053918 1.3 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 17.7 +145.7 145705 1.8 CHIC2 ENSG00000249706 PDGFRA GSX2 GC04M053928
GH04F053943 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 13.5 +121.4 121446 1.2 PKNOX1 INSM2 ZNF76 SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 ZEB1 ZNF366 SCRT2 KLF7 ENSG00000251105 MORF4L2P1 ENSG00000248317 ENSG00000251256 LOC105377658 CHIC2 ENSG00000249706 LOC100129728 RPL21P44
GH04F053076 0.7 VISTA 13.4 +988.3 988304 2.0 PKNOX1 ZNF76 INSM2 SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 ZEB1 ZNF366 SCRT2 KLF7 ENSG00000251105 CHIC2 LINC01618 PIR32665 LOC101928658
GH04F054091 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 11.5 -26.4 -26374 1.6 FEZF1 DMAP1 ZSCAN9 DNMT3B ZNF2 RARA YY1 EGR1 SCRT2 EGR2 CHIC2 ENSG00000249706 GC04P054087 GSX2
GH04F053993 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE 11.5 +71.4 71405 1.2 JUN NR2F2 CHIC2 GSX2 ENSG00000272650 RPL21P44
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around CHIC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for CHIC2 Gene

54,008,373 bp from pter
54,065,427 bp from pter
57,055 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CHIC2 Gene

Genes around CHIC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CHIC2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CHIC2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for CHIC2 Gene

Proteins for CHIC2 Gene

  • Protein details for CHIC2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Cysteine-rich hydrophobic domain-containing protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R639

    Protein attributes for CHIC2 Gene

    165 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    19254 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for CHIC2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for CHIC2 Gene

  • Palmitoylation in the CHIC motif is required for membrane association.
  • Ubiquitination at Lys 77 and Lys 117
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CHIC2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CHIC2 Gene

Domains & Families for CHIC2 Gene

Protein Domains for CHIC2 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CHIC2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the CHIC family.
  • Belongs to the CHIC family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CHIC2: view

No data available for Gene Families for CHIC2 Gene

Function for CHIC2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CHIC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CHIC2: view
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Animal Models for CHIC2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CHIC2:

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miRNA for CHIC2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target CHIC2

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CHIC2 Gene

Localization for CHIC2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CHIC2 Gene

Cell membrane. Cytoplasmic vesicle. Note=Also present at a Golgi-like vesicular compartment and at scattered vesicles.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CHIC2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CHIC2 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 4
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CHIC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IEA --
GO:0005798 Golgi-associated vesicle IEA,IBA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA,IBA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CHIC2: view

Pathways & Interactions for CHIC2 Gene

SuperPathways for CHIC2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CHIC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006893 Golgi to plasma membrane transport IBA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CHIC2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for CHIC2 Gene

Transcripts for CHIC2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CHIC2 Gene

Cysteine-rich hydrophobic domain 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CHIC2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CHIC2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CHIC2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for CHIC2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CHIC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x6.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CHIC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (32.1), CD4 Tcells (11.3), Retina (7.4), and Liver (6.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for CHIC2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for CHIC2 Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of CHIC2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CHIC2 Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CHIC2: view

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CHIC2 Gene

Orthologs for CHIC2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CHIC2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CHIC2 35
  • 100 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CHIC2 34 35
  • 99.6 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CHIC2 34 35
  • 99.47 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CHIC2 34 35
  • 97.98 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Chic2 34 16 35
  • 95.96 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Chic2 34
  • 95.76 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CHIC2 35
  • 81 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CHIC2 34 35
  • 92.32 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CHIC2 35
  • 84 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia chic2 34
  • 87.47 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.32435 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii chic2 34 35
  • 78.62 (n)
zgc55670 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG5938 36 34 35
  • 62.8 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP001278 34
  • 61.01 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea tag-266 35
  • 44 (a)
Species where no ortholog for CHIC2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)

Evolution for CHIC2 Gene

Gene Tree for CHIC2 (if available)
Gene Tree for CHIC2 (if available)

Paralogs for CHIC2 Gene

Paralogs for CHIC2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for CHIC2 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for CHIC2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CHIC2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10002384 -- 54,060,870(+) AATGG(G/T)GACTG intron-variant
rs10007736 -- 54,037,657(+) ctgta(C/T)tcaag intron-variant
rs10022005 -- 54,039,785(+) ggaaa(C/G)tcagt intron-variant
rs10023788 -- 54,043,144(+) CGGCC(A/G)GGCGC intron-variant
rs10032159 -- 54,050,783(+) aagtt(C/T)gtata intron-variant

Variation tolerance for CHIC2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 43.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.18; 4.01% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for CHIC2 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CHIC2 Gene

Disorders for CHIC2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for CHIC2 Gene - From: OMIM and DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
leukemia, acute myeloid
  • leukemia, acute myeloid, somatic
calcific tendinitis
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  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving CHIC2 is found in a form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Translocation t(4;12)(q12;p13) with ETV6. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10477709}.

Relevant External Links for CHIC2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for CHIC2 Gene

Publications for CHIC2 Gene

  1. A new family of small, palmitoylated, membrane-associated proteins, characterized by the presence of a cysteine-rich hydrophobic motif. (PMID: 11257495) Cools J. … Marynen P. (FEBS Lett. 2001) 3 4 22 64
  2. Fusion of a novel gene, BTL, to ETV6 in acute myeloid leukemias with a t(4;12)(q11-q12;p13). (PMID: 10477709) Cools J. … Marynen P. (Blood 1999) 2 3 4 64
  3. 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 64
  4. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3 64
  5. A proteome-scale map of the human interactome network. (PMID: 25416956) Rolland T. … Vidal M. (Cell 2014) 3 64

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