Subcategory (RNA class) for MT2A Gene
Aliases for MT2A Gene
External Ids for MT2A Gene
ORGUL Members for MT2A Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for MT2A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MT2A Gene
GeneCards Summary for MT2A Gene
MT2A (Metallothionein 2A) is a Protein Coding gene, and is affiliated with the lncRNA class. Diseases associated with MT2A include Inverted Papilloma and Scrapie. Among its related pathways are Response to metal ions and Interleukin-3, 5 and GM-CSF signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include drug binding. An important paralog of this gene is MT1G.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MT2A Gene
Metallothioneins have a high content of cysteine residues that bind various heavy metals; these proteins are transcriptionally regulated by both heavy metals and glucocorticoids.
fRNAdb sequence ontologies for MT2A Gene
ncRNA: An RNA transcript that does not encode for a protein rather the RNA molecule is the gene product.