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Aliases for EPC2 Gene

Aliases for EPC2 Gene

  • Enhancer Of Polycomb Homolog 2 2 3
  • Enhancer Of Polycomb Homolog 2 (Drosophila) 2 5
  • EPC-LIKE 3 4

External Ids for EPC2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EPC2 Gene

  • GC02P149614
  • GC02P149236
  • GC02P149118
  • GC02P149402
  • GC02P141400

Summaries for EPC2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EPC2 Gene

EPC2 (Enhancer Of Polycomb Homolog 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EPC2 include lymph node tuberculosis and peptic esophagitis. An important paralog of this gene is EPC1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPC2 Gene

  • May play a role in transcription or DNA repair.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EPC2 Gene

Genomics for EPC2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for EPC2 Gene

Promoters for EPC2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around EPC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for EPC2 Gene

148,644,440 bp from pter
148,788,491 bp from pter
144,052 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EPC2 Gene

Genes around EPC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EPC2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EPC2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EPC2 Gene

Proteins for EPC2 Gene

  • Protein details for EPC2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Enhancer of polycomb homolog 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KWT7
    • D3DP89
    • Q7L9J1
    • Q96RR7
    • Q9NUT8
    • Q9NVR1
    • Q9UFM9

    Protein attributes for EPC2 Gene

    807 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    91095 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH93818.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH93820.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAK60500.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA91688.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA92032.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for EPC2 Gene

Proteomics data for EPC2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for EPC2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for EPC2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EPC2 Gene

Domains & Families for EPC2 Gene

Protein Domains for EPC2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EPC2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the enhancer of polycomb family.
  • Belongs to the enhancer of polycomb family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EPC2: view

No data available for Gene Families for EPC2 Gene

Function for EPC2 Gene

Molecular function for EPC2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May play a role in transcription or DNA repair.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EPC2: view

Animal Models for EPC2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EPC2:
  • Epc2 tm1b(EUCOMM)Wtsi

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EPC2 Gene

Localization for EPC2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPC2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for EPC2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for EPC2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2
cytoskeleton 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EPC2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for EPC2 Gene

SuperPathways for EPC2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EPC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006357 regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EPC2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for EPC2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EPC2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EPC2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EPC2 Gene

Enhancer of polycomb homolog 2 (Drosophila):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EPC2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EPC2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EPC2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for EPC2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EPC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (47.1), CD8 Tcells (9.7), and Retina (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for EPC2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EPC2 Gene Hs.23270

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EPC2: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EPC2 Gene

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for EPC2 Gene

Orthologs for EPC2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for EPC2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EPC2 35
  • 96.7 (n)
  • 97.4 (a)
EPC2 36
  • 97 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EPC2 35
  • 97.42 (n)
  • 98.78 (a)
EPC2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Epc2 35
  • 94.47 (n)
  • 97.03 (a)
Epc2 16
Epc2 36
  • 97 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EPC2 35
  • 99.8 (n)
  • 99.7 (a)
EPC2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Epc2 35
  • 94.38 (n)
  • 96.53 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EPC2 36
  • 97 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EPC2 36
  • 91 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EPC2 35
  • 88.06 (n)
  • 94.42 (a)
EPC2 36
  • 94 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EPC2 36
  • 93 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia epc2 35
  • 81.03 (n)
  • 86.55 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.19469 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii epc2 35
  • 64.21 (n)
  • 65.8 (a)
zgc55784 35
epc2 36
  • 62 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta E(Pc) 36
  • 12 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea epc-1 36
  • 21 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 31 (a)
Species with no ortholog for EPC2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for EPC2 Gene

Gene Tree for EPC2 (if available)
Gene Tree for EPC2 (if available)

Paralogs for EPC2 Gene

Paralogs for EPC2 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for EPC2 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with EPC2: view

Variants for EPC2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EPC2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs921240 -- 148,690,728(-) CCAAG(A/G)TCATG intron-variant
rs921241 -- 148,674,641(-) GAAAC(A/C/G)TATGT intron-variant
rs895869 -- 148,653,363(-) CTTCA(A/G/T)GGCTT intron-variant
rs1055664 -- 148,788,412(+) TGGAG(G/T)TGGTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1057456 -- 148,692,173(+) TTGAA(G/T)TCTTC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EPC2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2751831 CNV Gain 17911159
nsv508873 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv2496316 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2619674 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv271844 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv1388120 CNV Insertion 17803354

Variation tolerance for EPC2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 12.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.16; 39.13% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for EPC2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EPC2 Gene

Disorders for EPC2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for EPC2 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
lymph node tuberculosis
  • king's evil
peptic esophagitis
  • esophagitis or esophageal reflux
mowat-wilson syndrome
  • hirschsprung disease mental retardation syndrome
esophagitis, eosinophilic, 1
  • eosinophilic esophagitis
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search EPC2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for EPC2

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 EPC2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EPC2 Gene

Publications for EPC2 Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study of CSF biomarkers Abeta1-42, t-tau, and p-tau181p in the ADNI cohort. (PMID: 21123754) Kim S. … Saykin A.J. (Neurology 2011) 3 48 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Enhancers of Polycomb EPC1 and EPC2 sustain the oncogenic potential of MLL leukemia stem cells. (PMID: 24166297) Huang X. … Somervaille T.C. (Leukemia 2014) 3
  4. Intronic RNAs mediate EZH2 regulation of epigenetic targets. (PMID: 22659877) Guil S. … Esteller M. (Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2012) 3
  5. MRG15 binds directly to PALB2 and stimulates homology-directed repair of chromosomal breaks. (PMID: 20332121) Hayakawa T. … Andreassen P.R. (J. Cell Sci. 2010) 3

Products for EPC2 Gene

Sources for EPC2 Gene

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