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Aliases for EMILIN2 Gene

Aliases for EMILIN2 Gene

  • Elastin Microfibril Interfacer 2 2 3 4 5
  • Elastin Microfibril Interface-Located Protein 2 3 4
  • Extracellular Glycoprotein EMILIN-2 3
  • Protein FOAP-10 4
  • EMILIN-2 3
  • FOAP-10 3

External Ids for EMILIN2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EMILIN2 Gene

  • GC18P002836

Summaries for EMILIN2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EMILIN2 Gene

EMILIN2 (Elastin Microfibril Interfacer 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EMILIN2 include Porokeratosis and Porokeratosis Of Mibelli. GO annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix constituent conferring elasticity. An important paralog of this gene is EMILIN1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EMILIN2 Gene

  • May be responsible for anchoring smooth muscle cells to elastic fibers, and may be involved not only in the formation of the elastic fiber, but also in the processes that regulate vessel assembly. Has cell adhesive capacity.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EMILIN2 Gene

Genomics for EMILIN2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for EMILIN2 Gene

Enhancers for EMILIN2 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
GH18F003177 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 35.4 +333.1 333127 3.7 PKNOX1 ATF1 WRNIP1 ZNF766 CBX5 ZNF143 ZNF207 JUNB TBX21 MEF2D EMILIN2 TGIF1 MYOM1 ENSG00000252258 MYL12B LPIN2 LOC101927044 GC18P003094
GH18F002846 1.3 FANTOM5 ENCODE 39.4 +1.3 1311 3.3 GLIS2 GATA2 FOS SP3 CBX8 SMARCA4 GLIS1 WT1 SP7 CTCF EMILIN2 ENSG00000266783 PIR35640
GH18F002893 1.3 FANTOM5 ENCODE 22.3 +48.1 48123 1.3 PKNOX1 ATF1 ZNF766 ELK1 GATA2 NCOA1 PPARG MBD2 MEF2D SMARCA4 EMILIN2 ENSG00000252258 PIR35640 GC18P002910 PIR51203
GH18F002975 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 16.2 +135.3 135251 12.2 PKNOX1 MLX ARID4B YY1 SLC30A9 FOS SP5 JUNB MXD4 TBX21 LPIN2 EMILIN2 ENSG00000252258 MYOM1 SMCHD1 TGIF1 MYL12B SNRPCP4 LOC105371963
GH18F002853 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 16.1 +10.2 10233 5.5 HDGF ATF1 PKNOX1 CREB3L1 ARNT SIN3A ZNF766 ELK1 GATA2 FOS EMILIN2 PIR35640
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around EMILIN2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for EMILIN2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000276168 1369 2801 HDAC1 KLF17 ZNF335 GLIS2 GATA2 ZNF366 ZNF391 FOS EGR2 SP3

Genomic Location for EMILIN2 Gene

2,846,231 bp from pter
2,915,993 bp from pter
69,763 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EMILIN2 Gene

Genes around EMILIN2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EMILIN2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EMILIN2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for EMILIN2 Gene

Proteins for EMILIN2 Gene

  • Protein details for EMILIN2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RMY3
    • Q8NBH3
    • Q96JQ4

    Protein attributes for EMILIN2 Gene

    1053 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    115687 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homotrimer associated through a moderately stable interaction of the C-terminal globular C1q domains, allowing the nucleation of the triple helix and then a further quaternary assembly to higher-order polymers via intermolecular disulfide bonds (By similarity). Interacts with EMILIN1.

neXtProt entry for EMILIN2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EMILIN2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 55, Thr 144, Ser 159, Thr 161, Thr 223, Thr 238, Asn 275, Asn 458, Asn 510, Asn 587, Asn 616, Ser 658, Asn 745, and Asn 974
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for EMILIN2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for EMILIN2
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for EMILIN2

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EMILIN2 Gene

Domains & Families for EMILIN2 Gene

Gene Families for EMILIN2 Gene

Protein Domains for EMILIN2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EMILIN2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 1 collagen-like domain.
  • Contains 1 EMI domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EMILIN2: view

Function for EMILIN2 Gene

Molecular function for EMILIN2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be responsible for anchoring smooth muscle cells to elastic fibers, and may be involved not only in the formation of the elastic fiber, but also in the processes that regulate vessel assembly. Has cell adhesive capacity.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EMILIN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 11278945
GO:0030023 extracellular matrix constituent conferring elasticity NAS 11278945
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EMILIN2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EMILIN2: view

Animal Models for EMILIN2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EMILIN2:

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EMILIN2 Gene

Localization for EMILIN2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EMILIN2 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix. Note=Found mainly at the interface between amorphous elastin and microfibrils.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for EMILIN2 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
mitochondrion 2
plasma membrane 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EMILIN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA,IDA 11278945
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix IEA --
GO:0005581 collagen trimer IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix IDA 23658023
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EMILIN2: view

Pathways & Interactions for EMILIN2 Gene

SuperPathways for EMILIN2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for EMILIN2 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 1 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: Q9BXX0-EMIL2_HUMAN ENSP00000254528 for EMILIN2 Gene via IID STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EMILIN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007155 cell adhesion IEA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EMILIN2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for EMILIN2 Gene

Transcripts for EMILIN2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EMILIN2 Gene

Elastin microfibril interfacer 2:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EMILIN2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EMILIN2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EMILIN2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for EMILIN2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for EMILIN2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x11.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EMILIN2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (27.2), NK cells (8.5), Gallbladder (7.6), and Platelet (6.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for EMILIN2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EMILIN2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EMILIN2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EMILIN2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for EMILIN2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Highest levels are present in fetal heart and adult lung. Intermediate levels in peripheral leukocytes, placenta, and spinal cord and low expression in fetal brain, spleen, thymus, and lung and in adult heart, aorta, testis, bone marrow, small intestine, thymus, lymph node, and appendix.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EMILIN2: view

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Orthologs for EMILIN2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for EMILIN2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EMILIN2 34 35
  • 98.1 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EMILIN2 34 35
  • 83.21 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EMILIN2 34 35
  • 79.29 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Emilin2 34
  • 77.69 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Emilin2 34 16 35
  • 76.76 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EMILIN2 35
  • 65 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EMILIN2 35
  • 52 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EMILIN2 34 35
  • 62.17 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 74 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia emilin2 34
  • 57.14 (n)
Str.11831 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100001725 34
  • 49.1 (n)
EMILIN2 (2 of 2) 35
  • 41 (a)
emilin2a 35
  • 32 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EMILIN2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for EMILIN2 Gene

Gene Tree for EMILIN2 (if available)
Gene Tree for EMILIN2 (if available)

Paralogs for EMILIN2 Gene

Paralogs for EMILIN2 Gene Pseudogenes for EMILIN2 Gene

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Variants for EMILIN2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EMILIN2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 18 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10163800 -- 2,900,618(+) CTGTC(A/C)CGCAG intron-variant
rs10163804 -- 2,900,727(+) TCCAG(C/T)ATTTC intron-variant
rs10502308 -- 2,871,768(+) TTGTC(A/G)GAAAT intron-variant
rs10532190 -- 2,869,281(+) TAGTT(-/A)AAAAA intron-variant
rs10538867 -- 2,875,520(+) GGAGG(-/GT)GTGTG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EMILIN2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv576312 CNV loss 21841781
nsv576251 CNV gain 21841781
nsv482935 CNV loss 15286789
nsv2189 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv1152529 CNV duplication 26484159
nsv1149493 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1143694 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1138595 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1112153 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1062247 CNV gain 25217958
esv3641578 CNV loss 21293372
esv3641577 CNV loss 21293372
esv3554962 CNV deletion 23714750
esv2761986 CNV gain 21179565
esv2716681 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2178988 CNV deletion 18987734
esv1259581 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1007840 CNV deletion 20482838

Variation tolerance for EMILIN2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 82.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.18; 75.91% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for EMILIN2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EMILIN2 Gene

Disorders for EMILIN2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for EMILIN2 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
porokeratosis of mibelli
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for EMILIN2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with EMILIN2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EMILIN2 Gene

Publications for EMILIN2 Gene

  1. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 46 64
  2. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey S.D. … Anand S. (Diabetes Care 2010) 3 46 64
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  4. Isolation and characterization of EMILIN-2, a new component of the growing EMILINs family and a member of the EMI domain-containing superfamily. (PMID: 11278945) Doliana R. … Colombatti A. (J. Biol. Chem. 2001) 3 4 64
  5. Multiple-interactions among EMILIN1 and EMILIN2 N- and C-terminal domains. (PMID: 25445627) Bot S. … Doliana R. (Matrix Biol. 2015) 3 64

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