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Aliases for KLRG2 Gene

Aliases for KLRG2 Gene

  • Killer Cell Lectin Like Receptor G2 2 3
  • Killer Cell Lectin-Like Receptor Subfamily G, Member 2 2 3 5
  • C-Type Lectin Domain Family 15 Member B 3 4
  • CLEC15B 3 4
  • C-Type Lectin Domain Family 15, Member B 3
  • C-Type Lectin Domain Family 15 2
  • Member B 2

External Ids for KLRG2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KLRG2 Gene

  • GC07M138787
  • GC07M139137
  • GC07M133447

Summaries for KLRG2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for KLRG2 Gene

KLRG2 (Killer Cell Lectin Like Receptor G2) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include carbohydrate binding. An important paralog of this gene is CLEC2L.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KLRG2 Gene

Genomics for KLRG2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KLRG2 Gene

Enhancers for KLRG2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around KLRG2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for KLRG2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around KLRG2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for KLRG2 Gene

139,426,933 bp from pter
139,483,712 bp from pter
56,780 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for KLRG2 Gene

Genes around KLRG2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
KLRG2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for KLRG2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for KLRG2 Gene

Proteins for KLRG2 Gene

  • Protein details for KLRG2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily G member 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2NL79
    • Q6ZTV6

    Protein attributes for KLRG2 Gene

    409 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    42851 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for KLRG2 Gene


neXtProt entry for KLRG2 Gene

Proteomics data for KLRG2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KLRG2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KLRG2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KLRG2 Gene

Domains & Families for KLRG2 Gene

Protein Domains for KLRG2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KLRG2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 C-type lectin domain.
  • Contains 1 C-type lectin domain.
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Function for KLRG2 Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for KLRG2 Gene

Localization for KLRG2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KLRG2 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for KLRG2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KLRG2 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KLRG2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for KLRG2 Gene

SuperPathways for KLRG2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for KLRG2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KLRG2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for KLRG2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for KLRG2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for KLRG2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for KLRG2 Gene

(4) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(10) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for KLRG2 Gene

Killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily G, member 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KLRG2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KLRG2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for KLRG2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KLRG2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KLRG2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nerve - Tibial (x8.6), Esophagus - Mucosa (x8.6), Thyroid (x7.1), Minor Salivary Gland (x5.4), Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x5.2), and Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x4.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for KLRG2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (42.5), Fetal ovary (16.4), and Fetal testis (10.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for KLRG2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KLRG2 Gene Hs.17572

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for KLRG2 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KLRG2 Gene

Orthologs for KLRG2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for KLRG2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia KLRG2 35
  • 78.21 (n)
  • 66.41 (a)
KLRG2 36
  • 62 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia KLRG2 35
  • 82.46 (n)
  • 76.97 (a)
-- 36
  • 50 (a)
-- 36
  • 34 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Klrg2 35
  • 72.39 (n)
  • 63.81 (a)
Klrg2 16
Klrg2 36
  • 61 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KLRG2 35
  • 99.35 (n)
  • 99.27 (a)
KLRG2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Klrg2 35
  • 72.65 (n)
  • 64.08 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KLRG2 36
  • 43 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves KLRG2 36
  • 23 (a)
Species with no ortholog for KLRG2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for KLRG2 Gene

Gene Tree for KLRG2 (if available)
Gene Tree for KLRG2 (if available)

Paralogs for KLRG2 Gene

Paralogs for KLRG2 Gene

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Variants for KLRG2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KLRG2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1860150 - 139,483,188(-) CCTCA(A/C)GGTGC reference, missense
rs17160911 - 139,454,204(+) ATCTG(C/G)CCAGG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs887056 -- 139,476,386(-) gtctg(C/G)acctg intron-variant
rs1006482 -- 139,483,870(-) GCTGC(C/T)GTTCT upstream-variant-2KB
rs6950466 -- 139,434,700(+) ACAGG(A/G)GAAGT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KLRG2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2735212 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv526825 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv526644 CNV Loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for KLRG2 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 10.32; 90.71% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for KLRG2 Gene

Disorders for KLRG2 Gene

Relevant External Links for KLRG2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for KLRG2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for KLRG2 Gene

Publications for KLRG2 Gene

  1. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3 67
  2. Fine-mapping of prostate cancer aggressiveness loci on chromosome 7q22-35. (PMID: 20945404) Liu X. … Witte J.S. (Prostate 2011) 3
  3. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3
  4. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3

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