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Aliases for LECT2 Gene

Aliases for LECT2 Gene

  • Leukocyte Cell Derived Chemotaxin 2 2 3
  • Leukocyte Cell-Derived Chemotaxin 2 2 3 5
  • Chondromodulin-II 3
  • Chm-II 3
  • LECT-2 4
  • HLECT2 4
  • Chm2 3

External Ids for LECT2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LECT2 Gene

  • GC05M135158
  • GC05M135313
  • GC05M135358
  • GC05M135310
  • GC05M130471

Summaries for LECT2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for LECT2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a secreted, 16 kDa protein that acts as a chemotactic factor to neutrophils and stimulates the growth of chondrocytes and osteoblasts. This protein has high sequence similarity to the chondromodulin repeat regions of the chicken myb-induced myeloid 1 protein. A polymorphism in this gene may be associated with rheumatoid arthritis. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for LECT2 Gene

LECT2 (Leukocyte Cell Derived Chemotaxin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are C-MYB transcription factor network. GO annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LECT2 Gene

  • Has a neutrophil chemotactic activity. Also a positive regulator of chondrocyte proliferation.

Gene Wiki entry for LECT2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for LECT2 Gene

Genomics for LECT2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for LECT2 Gene

Enhancers for LECT2 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 LECT2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for LECT2 Gene

135,922,279 bp from pter
135,955,034 bp from pter
32,756 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for LECT2 Gene

Genes around LECT2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
LECT2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for LECT2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for LECT2 Gene

Proteins for LECT2 Gene

  • Protein details for LECT2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin-2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RA90
    • O14565
    • Q52M49

    Protein attributes for LECT2 Gene

    151 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    16390 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for LECT2 Gene

Proteomics data for LECT2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for LECT2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for LECT2 Gene

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for LECT2 Gene

Domains & Families for LECT2 Gene

Protein Domains for LECT2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for LECT2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the LECT2/MIM-1 family.
  • Belongs to the LECT2/MIM-1 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for LECT2 Gene

Function for LECT2 Gene

Molecular function for LECT2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxia 2,16kDa,specifically expressed in liver,identical to chondromodulin II,growth stimulator of bovine chondrocyte
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Has a neutrophil chemotactic activity. Also a positive regulator of chondrocyte proliferation.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
By phytohemagglutinin (PHA).
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Animal Models for LECT2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for LECT2:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for LECT2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target LECT2

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for LECT2 Gene

Localization for LECT2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LECT2 Gene

Cytoplasm. Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for LECT2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for LECT2 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for LECT2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005615 extracellular space TAS 9266841
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Pathways & Interactions for LECT2 Gene

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Pathways by source for LECT2 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for LECT2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for LECT2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006935 chemotaxis IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with LECT2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for LECT2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for LECT2 Gene

(6) Drugs for LECT2 Gene - From: ClinicalTrials and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Antibodies Pharma 5531
Immunoglobulins Pharma 5531
Immunologic Factors Pharma 23243
Liver Extracts Pharma 3644

(1) Additional Compounds for LECT2 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for LECT2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for LECT2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for LECT2 Gene

Leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for LECT2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for LECT2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for LECT2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for LECT2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for LECT2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (x46.8).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for LECT2 Gene Hs.512580

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for LECT2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in adult and fetal liver and weakly in testis. Not expressed in bone marrow.
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Primer Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for LECT2 Gene

Orthologs for LECT2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for LECT2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LECT2 35
  • 85.43 (n)
  • 86.09 (a)
LECT2 36
  • 86 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LECT2 35
  • 85.87 (n)
  • 86.75 (a)
LECT2 36
  • 87 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Lect2 35
  • 83.22 (n)
  • 82.78 (a)
Lect2 16
Lect2 36
  • 83 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LECT2 35
  • 99.34 (n)
  • 99.34 (a)
LECT2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Lect2 35
  • 81.9 (n)
  • 84.11 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia LECT2 36
  • 71 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia LECT2 36
  • 40 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LECT2 35
  • 59.6 (n)
  • 53.64 (a)
LECT2 36
  • 25 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii lect2l 35
  • 58.85 (n)
  • 54.48 (a)
BX005069.2 36
  • 53 (a)
BX005069.4 36
  • 42 (a)
LECT2 (4 of 4) 36
  • 36 (a)
lect2l 36
  • 50 (a)
Species with no ortholog for LECT2:
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for LECT2 Gene

Gene Tree for LECT2 (if available)
Gene Tree for LECT2 (if available)

Paralogs for LECT2 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for LECT2 Gene

Variants for LECT2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for LECT2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs31517 - 135,951,340(-) TGGAC(A/G)TCTTG reference, missense
rs727967 -- 135,947,142(-) AACAA(A/C)TACAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs31513 -- 135,954,420(-) CTGGT(A/G)TGGAT intron-variant
rs31514 -- 135,953,415(-) AGACC(A/G)TCCTG intron-variant
rs31515 -- 135,952,424(-) CTGGC(C/T)CAGGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for LECT2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1853e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv6338n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv471050 CNV Loss 18288195

Variation tolerance for LECT2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 58.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.54; 44.24% 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 LECT2 Gene

Disorders for LECT2 Gene

Relevant External Links for LECT2

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

No disorders were found for LECT2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for LECT2 Gene

Publications for LECT2 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning, structural characterization, and chromosomal mapping of the human LECT2 gene. (PMID: 9545637) Yamagoe S. … Suzuki K. (Genomics 1998) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Identification of the leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2 as a direct target gene of beta-catenin in the liver. (PMID: 15239100) Ovejero C. … Perret C. (Hepatology 2004) 3 23
  3. Molecular cloning of human and bovine LECT2 having a neutrophil chemotactic activity and its specific expression in the liver. (PMID: 9524238) Yamagoe S. … Suzuki K. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1998) 3 23
  4. Systemic expression of a newly recognized protein, LECT2, in the human body. (PMID: 9832057) Nagai H. … Suzuki K. (Pathol. Int. 1998) 3 23
  5. Expression of a neutrophil chemotactic protein LECT2 in human hepatocytes revealed by immunochemical studies using polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies to a recombinant LECT2. (PMID: 9266841) Yamagoe S. … Suzuki K. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1997) 3 23

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