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Aliases for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Aliases for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • Chondroitin Sulfate N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2 2 3
  • Chondroitin Beta1,4 N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2 2 3
  • GALNACT-2 3 4
  • GALNACT2 3 4
  • CHGN2 3 4
  • Chondroitin Beta-1,4-N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2 4
  • Beta 4 GalNAcT-2 3
  • Beta4GalNAcT-2 4
  • EC 4
  • PRO0082 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • GC10P042954
  • GC10P043633
  • GC10P040176

Summaries for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the chondroitin N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase family. The encoded protein is involved in elongation during chondroitin sulfate synthesis. A related pseudogene has been identified on chromosome X. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2012]

GeneCards Summary for CSGALNACT2 Gene

CSGALNACT2 (Chondroitin Sulfate N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Disease and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity and glucuronylgalactosylproteoglycan 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is B4GALNT4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • Transfers 1,4-N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) from UDP-GalNAc to the non-reducing end of glucuronic acid (GlcUA). Required for addition of the first GalNAc to the core tetrasaccharide linker and for elongation of chondroitin chains.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Genomics for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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Genomic Location for CSGALNACT2 Gene

43,138,445 bp from pter
43,185,308 bp from pter
46,864 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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Genomic Location for CSGALNACT2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Proteins for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • Protein details for CSGALNACT2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Chondroitin sulfate N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KWL7
    • Q6MZJ5
    • Q6MZP6
    • Q8TCH4
    • Q9P1I6

    Protein attributes for CSGALNACT2 Gene

    542 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    62572 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAF71068.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for CSGALNACT2 Gene


neXtProt entry for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Proteomics data for CSGALNACT2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn41 and Asn333
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CSGALNACT2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Domains for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Gene Families for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  • B4GT :Beta 4-glycosyltransferases

Protein Domains for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q8N6G5
  • Belongs to the chondroitin N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase family.
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Function for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Molecular function for CSGALNACT2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
UDP-N-acetyl-D-galactosamine + beta-D-glucuronyl-(1->3)-D-galactosyl-proteoglycan = UDP + N-acetyl-D-galactosaminyl-(1->4)-beta-D-glucuronyl-(1->3)-beta-D-galactosylproteoglycan
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transfers 1,4-N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) from UDP-GalNAc to the non-reducing end of glucuronic acid (GlcUA). Required for addition of the first GalNAc to the core tetrasaccharide linker and for elongation of chondroitin chains.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CSGALNACT2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0008376 acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity IDA 11788602
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
GO:0047237 glucuronylgalactosylproteoglycan 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity IEA --
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Phenotypes for CSGALNACT2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for CSGALNACT2:
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Localization for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Golgi apparatus, Golgi stack membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CSGALNACT2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CSGALNACT2 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
mitochondrion 2
cytosol 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CSGALNACT2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 19946888
GO:0030173 integral component of Golgi membrane NAS 11788602
GO:0032580 Golgi cisterna membrane IEA --
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Pathways for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CSGALNACT2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005975 carbohydrate metabolic process TAS --
GO:0030166 proteoglycan biosynthetic process IDA 11788602
GO:0030203 glycosaminoglycan metabolic process TAS --
GO:0030204 chondroitin sulfate metabolic process TAS --
GO:0030206 chondroitin sulfate biosynthetic process TAS --
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Compounds for CSGALNACT2 Gene

(2) HMDB Compounds for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • manganese
Uridine diphosphate-N-acetylgalactosamine
  • UDP-N-acetyl-D-galactosamine
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Transcripts for CSGALNACT2 Gene


Unigene Clusters for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Chondroitin sulfate N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CSGALNACT2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP3: - -
SP4: -
SP5: - - -
SP7: -

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Expression for CSGALNACT2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CSGALNACT2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CSGALNACT2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (8.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for CSGALNACT2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (53.1) and Pancreas (15.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous.
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Expression partners for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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Orthologs for CSGALNACT2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CSGALNACT2 35
  • 94.03 (n)
  • 96.31 (a)
  • 96 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CSGALNACT2 35
  • 94.59 (n)
  • 96.49 (a)
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Csgalnact2 35
  • 90.53 (n)
  • 92.62 (a)
Csgalnact2 16
Csgalnact2 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CSGALNACT2 35
  • 99.69 (n)
  • 99.82 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Csgalnact2 35
  • 90.34 (n)
  • 93.54 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CSGALNACT2 36
  • 90 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CSGALNACT2 36
  • 88 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
  • 78.69 (n)
  • 86.06 (a)
  • 86 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CSGALNACT2 36
  • 85 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
LOC560826 35
  • 68.35 (n)
  • 73.27 (a)
csgalnact2 36
  • 73 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG12913 36
  • 37 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.6775 36
  • 35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CSGALNACT2:
  • 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)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Gene Tree for CSGALNACT2 (if available)
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Paralogs for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Paralogs for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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Variants for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CSGALNACT2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1059483 -- 43,184,347(+) ATTAG(C/T)TTATT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1059484 -- 43,184,352(+) TTTAT(G/T)TGAGC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1864393 -- 43,163,205(-) TGGAG(C/T)AGTTA intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1864394 -- 43,160,428(-) AGCAA(C/T)CACAT intron-variant
rs1864395 -- 43,160,249(-) TTTTG(C/T)TTTTG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv644n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv513008 CNV Insertion 21212237
esv1015880 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv28818 CNV Gain 19812545

Relevant External Links for CSGALNACT2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Disorders for CSGALNACT2 Gene

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No disorders were found for CSGALNACT2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for CSGALNACT2 Gene

Publications for CSGALNACT2 Gene

  1. Differential roles of two N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferases, CSGalNAcT-1, and a novel enzyme, CSGalNAcT-2. Initiation and elongation in synthesis of chondroitin sulfate. (PMID: 12446672) Sato T. … Narimatsu H. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 2 3 4
  2. Molecular cloning and expression of a second chondroitin N- acetylgalactosaminyltransferase involved in the initiation and elongation of chondroitin/dermatan sulfate. (PMID: 12433924) Uyama T. … Sugahara K. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 4
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 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. A scan of chromosome 10 identifies a novel locus showing strong association with late-onset Alzheimer disease. (PMID: 16385451) Grupe A. … Goate A. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2006) 3 48

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