Aliases for MTG2 Gene
External Ids for MTG2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for MTG2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MTG2 Gene
Small G proteins, such as GTPBP5, act as molecular switches that play crucial roles in the regulation of fundamental cellular processes such as protein synthesis, nuclear transport, membrane trafficking, and signal transduction (Hirano et al., 2006 [PubMed 17054726]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for MTG2 Gene
MTG2 (Mitochondrial Ribosome Associated GTPase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MTG2 include Esophageal Disease. GO annotations related to this gene include GTP binding and magnesium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is GTPBP10.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTG2 Gene
Plays a role in the regulation of the mitochondrial ribosome assembly and of translational activity. Displays GTPase activity. Involved in the ribosome maturation process.