Free for academic non-profit institutions. Other users need a Commercial license

Aliases for DHRS4L2 Gene

Aliases for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • Dehydrogenase/Reductase (SDR Family) Member 4 Like 2 2 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 25C Member 3 3 4
  • SDR25C3 3 4
  • NADP(H)-Dependent Retinol Dehydrogenase/Reductase Short Isoform-Like Protein 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 25C, Member 3 3
  • Dehydrogenase/Reductase (SDR Family) Member 4 Like 2A3 3
  • Dehydrogenase/Reductase SDR Family Member 4-Like 2 3
  • Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 25C 2
  • EC 63
  • EC 1.1.-.- 4
  • Member 3 2
  • EC 1.1.1 63

External Ids for DHRS4L2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • GC14U900021
  • GC14P022448
  • GC14P023527
  • GC14P024458
  • GC14P004556
  • GC14P024444

Summaries for DHRS4L2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the short chain dehydrogenase reductase family. The encoded protein may be an NADPH dependent retinol oxidoreductase. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2010]

GeneCards Summary for DHRS4L2 Gene

DHRS4L2 (Dehydrogenase/Reductase (SDR Family) Member 4 Like 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Chemical carcinogenesis. GO annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DECR2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • Probable oxidoreductase.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DHRS4L2 Gene

Genomics for DHRS4L2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for DHRS4L2 Gene

Genomic Location for DHRS4L2 Gene

23,969,874 bp from pter
24,006,408 bp from pter
36,535 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DHRS4L2 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for DHRS4L2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DHRS4L2 Gene

Proteins for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • Protein details for DHRS4L2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Dehydrogenase/reductase SDR family member 4-like 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q3YLD4

    Protein attributes for DHRS4L2 Gene

    230 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    24586 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for DHRS4L2 Gene


neXtProt entry for DHRS4L2 Gene

Proteomics data for DHRS4L2 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for DHRS4L2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn181
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Domains for DHRS4L2 Gene

Gene Families for DHRS4L2 Gene

  • SDRC1 :Short chain dehydrogenase/reductase superfamily / Classical SDR fold cluster 1

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q6PKH6
  • Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with DHRS4L2: view

Function for DHRS4L2 Gene

Molecular function for DHRS4L2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Probable oxidoreductase.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for DHRS4L2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DHRS4L2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DHRS4L2: view

Phenotypes for DHRS4L2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for DHRS4L2:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with DHRS4L2: view

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for DHRS4L2 Gene

Localization for DHRS4L2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DHRS4L2 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DHRS4L2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DHRS4L2 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
mitochondrion 3
cytosol 2
peroxisome 2
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DHRS4L2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DHRS4L2: view

Pathways for DHRS4L2 Gene

SuperPathways for DHRS4L2 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Metabolism
2 Chemical carcinogenesis
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with DHRS4L2: view

Pathways by source for DHRS4L2 Gene

2 KEGG pathways for DHRS4L2 Gene

Interacting Proteins for DHRS4L2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DHRS4L2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DHRS4L2: view

Compounds for DHRS4L2 Gene

(2) Drugbank Compounds for DHRS4L2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
  • (-)-Matairesinol
580-72-3 target
53-84-9 target
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with DHRS4L2: view

Transcripts for DHRS4L2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DHRS4L2 Gene

Dehydrogenase/reductase (SDR family) member 4 like 2:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for DHRS4L2

Primer Products

  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for DHRS4L2
  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DHRS4L2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DHRS4L2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DHRS4L2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DHRS4L2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for DHRS4L2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DHRS4L2 Gene Hs.743442

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with DHRS4L2: view

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DHRS4L2 Gene

Orthologs for DHRS4L2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for DHRS4L2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DHRS4L1 36
  • 60 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DHRS4 36
  • 63 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DHRS4 36
  • 63 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dhrs4 36
  • 61 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 44 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 25 (a)
-- 36
  • 18 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 49 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii DHRS2 36
  • 46 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG10672 36
  • 32 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea dhs-13 36
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 38 (a)
-- 36
  • 21 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DHRS4L2:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)

Evolution for DHRS4L2 Gene

Gene Tree for DHRS4L2 (if available)
Gene Tree for DHRS4L2 (if available)

Paralogs for DHRS4L2 Gene

Paralogs for DHRS4L2 Gene Pseudogenes for DHRS4L2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with DHRS4L2: view

Variants for DHRS4L2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DHRS4L2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1028677 -- 23,984,249(+) GGGAA(C/G)AGTTA intron-variant
rs1811890 -- 24,000,929(+) AGAAA(C/T)GAGGG reference, stop-gained, intron-variant
rs1885803 -- 23,991,080(+) GCTCA(A/C/G)GGCAC intron-variant
rs1885804 -- 23,991,085(+) GGGCA(C/T)ACACT intron-variant
rs1957677 -- 23,983,938(+) ATGAC(A/G)TGTTG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DHRS4L2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1217 CNV Loss 18451855
nsv89 CNV Loss 15895083
nsv1218 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv9124 CNV Loss 18304495
esv2748487 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv509528 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv511030 OTHER Complex 20534489
esv2421714 CNV Deletion 20811451
dgv1854n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv901497 CNV Gain 21882294
esv33403 CNV Loss 17666407
nsv436726 CNV Insertion 17901297
dgv20n47 CNV Gain 21111241
nsv512352 CNV Loss 21212237
nsv513749 CNV Insertion 21212237
esv28806 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv436830 CNV Insertion 17901297
nsv826901 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv482169 CNV Gain 20164927
esv2748488 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv510630 CNV Loss 20534489
nsv91 CNV Loss 15895083
esv988372 CNV Deletion 20482838
esv1586699 CNV Deletion 17803354
nsv84893 CNV Loss 16902084

Relevant External Links for DHRS4L2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DHRS4L2 Gene

Disorders for DHRS4L2 Gene

No disorders were found for DHRS4L2 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DHRS4L2 Gene

Publications for DHRS4L2 Gene

  1. 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
  2. Non-EST based prediction of exon skipping and intron retention events using Pfam information. (PMID: 16204458) Hiller M. … Backofen R. (Nucleic Acids Res. 2005) 3 4
  3. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3
  4. hORFeome v3.1: a resource of human open reading frames representing over 10,000 human genes. (PMID: 17207965) Lamesch P. … Vidal M. (Genomics 2007) 3
  5. Expression of a novel alternatively spliced variant of NADP(H)- dependent retinol dehydrogenase/reductase with deletion of exon 3 in cervical squamous carcinoma. (PMID: 17230527) Song X.-H. … Huang D.-Y. (Int. J. Cancer 2007) 3

Products for DHRS4L2 Gene

Sources for DHRS4L2 Gene

Back to Top