Subcategory (RNA class) for HINT2 Gene
Aliases for HINT2 Gene
External Ids for HINT2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HINT2 Gene
Histidine triad proteins, such as HINT2, are nucleotide hydrolases and transferases that act on the alpha-phosphate of ribonucleotides (Brenner, 2002 [PubMed 12119013]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for HINT2 Gene
HINT2 (Histidine Triad Nucleotide Binding Protein 2) is a Protein Coding gene, and is affiliated with the lncRNA class. Diseases associated with HINT2 include hepatocellular carcinoma. GO annotations related to this gene include nucleotide binding and hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is HINT1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HINT2 Gene
Hydrolase probably involved in steroid biosynthesis. May play a role in apoptosis. Has adenosine phosphoramidase activity.