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Aliases for NAV2 Gene

Aliases for NAV2 Gene

  • Neuron Navigator 2 2 3
  • RAINB1 3 4 6
  • Pore Membrane And/Or Filament-Interacting-Like Protein 2 3 4
  • Retinoic Acid Inducible Gene In Neuroblastoma 1 2 3
  • Unc-53 Homolog 2 3 4
  • Steerin-2 3 4
  • STEERIN2 3 4
  • KIAA1419 4 6
  • UNC53H2 3 4
  • POMFIL2 3 4
  • HELAD1 3 4
  • Pore Membrane And/Or Filament Interacting Like Protein 2 2
  • Retinoic Acid Inducible In Neuroblastoma 1 4
  • Helicase, APC Down-Regulated 1 3
  • Helicase APC Down-Regulated 1 4
  • APC Down-Regulated 1 2
  • EC 4
  • Helicase 2

External Ids for NAV2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NAV2 Gene

  • GC11P020896
  • GC11P020678
  • GC11P019411
  • GC11P019699
  • GC11P019691
  • GC11P019056
  • GC11P019372

Summaries for NAV2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NAV2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the neuron navigator gene family, which may play a role in cellular growth and migration. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]

GeneCards Summary for NAV2 Gene

NAV2 (Neuron Navigator 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NAV2 include neuroblastoma. GO annotations related to this gene include heparin binding and helicase activity. An important paralog of this gene is NAV3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NAV2 Gene

  • Possesses 3 to 5 helicase activity and exonuclease activity. Involved in neuronal development, specifically in the development of different sensory organs.

Gene Wiki entry for NAV2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NAV2 Gene

Genomics for NAV2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NAV2 Gene

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Genomic Location for NAV2 Gene

19,350,724 bp from pter
20,121,601 bp from pter
770,878 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for NAV2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for NAV2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for NAV2 Gene

Proteins for NAV2 Gene

  • Protein details for NAV2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Neuron navigator 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A6NEC1
    • Q8IVK3
    • Q8IVK4
    • Q8IVK5
    • Q8IVK6
    • Q8IVK7
    • Q8IVK8
    • Q8NHC9
    • Q8NHD0
    • Q8TDE9
    • Q8TDF0
    • Q8TEB3
    • Q96B30
    • Q9NUZ6
    • Q9NVM7
    • Q9P2C8

    Protein attributes for NAV2 Gene

    2488 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    268167 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAA92657.3; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB85038.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=2074; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for NAV2 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for NAV2 Gene

neXtProt entry for NAV2 Gene

Proteomics data for NAV2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for NAV2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NAV2 Gene

Domains for NAV2 Gene

Protein Domains for NAV2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NAV2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 CH (calponin-homology) domain.
  • Belongs to the Nav/unc-53 family.
  • Contains 1 CH (calponin-homology) domain.
  • Belongs to the Nav/unc-53 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for NAV2 Gene

Function for NAV2 Gene

Molecular function for NAV2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
ATP + H(2)O = ADP + phosphate
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Possesses 3 to 5 helicase activity and exonuclease activity. Involved in neuronal development, specifically in the development of different sensory organs.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
By all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA). Up-regulated in colorectal carcinomas.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for NAV2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NAV2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004386 helicase activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
GO:0008201 heparin binding IEA --
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miRNA for NAV2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target NAV2

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No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for NAV2 Gene

Localization for NAV2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NAV2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for NAV2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NAV2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
extracellular 2
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NAV2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005614 interstitial matrix IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0031012 extracellular matrix --
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Pathways for NAV2 Gene

SuperPathways for NAV2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NAV2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003025 regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure by baroreceptor feedback IEA --
GO:0007399 nervous system development --
GO:0007605 sensory perception of sound IEA --
GO:0007608 sensory perception of smell IEA --
GO:0007626 locomotory behavior IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for NAV2 Gene

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(4) HMDB Compounds for NAV2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Adenosine triphosphate
  • 5'-(Tetrahydrogen triphosphate) Adenosine
  • Adenosindiphosphorsaeure
Phosphoric acid
  • Acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
  • Dihydrogen oxide
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Transcripts for NAV2 Gene

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NAV2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^ 20 ^ 21 ^ 22 ^ 23 ^ 24 ^ 25a ·
SP1: -
SP2: - -
SP5: -
SP7: -

ExUns: 25b ^ 26 ^ 27a · 27b ^ 28a · 28b
SP1: -
SP4: -

Relevant External Links for NAV2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for NAV2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for NAV2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NAV2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Aorta (4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for NAV2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (24.2), Serum (21.5), Adipocyte (9.9), and Frontal cortex (6.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for NAV2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NAV2 Gene Hs.502116

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NAV2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in the brain, kidney and liver. Also expressed in the thyroid, mammary gland, spinal cord, heart, placenta and lung. Abundantly expressed in colon cancers.
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Orthologs for NAV2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NAV2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NAV2 35
  • 89.58 (n)
  • 94.12 (a)
NAV2 36
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NAV2 35
  • 90.81 (n)
  • 95.84 (a)
NAV2 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nav2 35
  • 87.95 (n)
  • 93.31 (a)
Nav2 16
Nav2 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NAV2 35
  • 99.46 (n)
  • 99.72 (a)
NAV2 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nav2 35
  • 87.7 (n)
  • 93.84 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NAV2 36
  • 90 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NAV2 36
  • 89 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NAV2 35
  • 79.49 (n)
  • 87.31 (a)
NAV2 36
  • 87 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NAV2 36
  • 84 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nav2 35
  • 74.36 (n)
  • 79.46 (a)
Str.4535 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.34129 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nav2 35
  • 66.35 (n)
  • 68.91 (a)
NAV2 (2 of 2) 36
  • 67 (a)
nav2b 36
  • 62 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta sick 36
  • 25 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-53 36
  • 25 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 39 (a)
Species with no ortholog for NAV2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for NAV2 Gene

Gene Tree for NAV2 (if available)
Gene Tree for NAV2 (if available)

Paralogs for NAV2 Gene

Paralogs for NAV2 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for NAV2 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for NAV2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NAV2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs8526 -- 20,121,348(-) AAAAA(A/T)TTCAT utr-variant-3-prime
rs713356 -- 19,672,036(+) TCTTG(C/G)GGAAG intron-variant
rs714585 -- 19,646,892(+) CTTAT(A/G)CTACA intron-variant
rs716133 -- 19,853,622(-) TACAA(A/G)GCAGG intron-variant
rs716172 -- 19,919,370(-) TTTCC(A/T)TAAGG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NAV2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv271353 CNV Insertion 20981092
nsv825779 CNV Loss 20364138
esv26763 CNV Gain 19812545
essv13326 CNV CNV 17122850
esv2666507 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv22573 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv524289 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2676711 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2619010 CNV Deletion 19546169
esv2397419 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv29003 CNV Loss 19812545
esv1174411 CNV Insertion 17803354
esv2289070 CNV Deletion 18987734
esv2664376 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv897031 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv523404 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv526704 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2673508 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv524136 CNV Loss 19592680
esv1611893 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2667194 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv519433 CNV Loss 19592680
esv270078 CNV Insertion 20981092
nsv7700 CNV Insertion 18451855
esv2673296 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2617564 CNV Insertion 19546169
esv273349 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv268827 CNV Insertion 20981092
esv2744179 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv2744180 CNV Deletion 23290073
nsv528404 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv518583 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv524632 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv522845 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv818801 CNV Gain 17921354
nsv516382 CNV Gain 19592680
nsv524463 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv469939 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv467720 CNV Gain 19166990
esv22357 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv825780 CNV Gain 20364138

Relevant External Links for NAV2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NAV2 Gene

Disorders for NAV2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database.

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(1) Disease for NAV2 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for NAV2 Gene

Relevant External Links for NAV2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for NAV2 Gene

Publications for NAV2 Gene

  1. Pore membrane and/or filament interacting like protein 1 (POMFIL1) is predominantly expressed in the nervous system and encodes different protein isoforms. (PMID: 12062803) Coy J.F. … Poustka A. (Gene 2002) 2 3 4
  2. Neuron navigator: a human gene family with homology to unc-53, a cell guidance gene from Caenorhabditis elegans. (PMID: 12079279) Maes T. … Buesa C. (Genomics 2002) 2 3 4
  3. A mammalian homolog of unc-53 is regulated by all-trans retinoic acid in neuroblastoma cells and embryos. (PMID: 11904404) Merrill R.A. … Clagett-Dame M. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3 4 23
  4. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XVI. The complete sequences of 150 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 10718198) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 2000) 3 4
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4

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