Aliases for GFPT2 Gene
External Ids for GFPT2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GFPT2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for GFPT2 Gene
GFPT2 (Glutamine-Fructose-6-Phosphate Transaminase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GFPT2 include Pancreatic Steatorrhea and Lipodystrophy, Familial Partial, Type 2. Among its related pathways are Amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism and Insulin resistance. GO annotations related to this gene include carbohydrate binding and glutamine-fructose-6-phosphate transaminase (isomerizing) activity. An important paralog of this gene is GFPT1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GFPT2 Gene
Controls the flux of glucose into the hexosamine pathway. Most likely involved in regulating the availability of precursors for N- and O-linked glycosylation of proteins.