Aliases for FITM2 Gene
External Ids for FITM2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FITM2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FITM2 Gene
FIT2 belongs to an evolutionarily conserved family of proteins involved in fat storage (Kadereit et al., 2008 [PubMed 18160536]).[supplied by OMIM, May 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FITM2 Gene
FITM2 (Fat Storage Inducing Transmembrane Protein 2) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FITM1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FITM2 Gene
Plays an important role in lipid droplet accumulation. Plays a role in the regulation of cell morphology and cytoskeletal organization.