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, 2. Among its related pathways are Synthesis of substrates in N-glycan biosythesis and Metabolism of proteins. 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.