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Aliases for NKX2-2 Gene

Aliases for NKX2-2 Gene

  • NK2 Homeobox 2 2 3 5
  • Homeobox Protein NK-2 Homolog B 3 4
  • NKX2.2 3 4
  • NKX2B 3 4
  • NK2 Transcription Factor Related, Locus 2 (Drosophila) 2
  • NK2 Transcription Factor Related, Locus 2 3
  • NK2 Transcription Factor-Like Protein B 3
  • NK-2 (Drosophila) Homolog B 2
  • Homeobox Protein Nkx-2.2 3

External Ids for NKX2-2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for NKX2-2 Gene

  • NKX2B

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NKX2-2 Gene

  • GC20M021479
  • GC20M021486
  • GC20M021439
  • GC20M021491
  • GC20M021453

Summaries for NKX2-2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for NKX2-2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene contains a homeobox domain and may be involved in the morphogenesis of the central nervous system. This gene is found on chromosome 20 near NKX2-4, and these two genes appear to be duplicated on chromosome 14 in the form of TITF1 and NKX2-8. The encoded protein is likely to be a nuclear transcription factor. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for NKX2-2 Gene

NKX2-2 (NK2 Homeobox 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NKX2-2 include Maturity-Onset Diabetes Of The Young and Oligodendroglioma. Among its related pathways are Regulation of beta-cell development and Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation Pathways and Lineage-specific Markers. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and chromatin binding. An important paralog of this gene is NKX2-1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-2 Gene

  • Acts as a transcriptional activator. Required for the maintenance of NEUROD1 expression in the horomone-producing endocrine cells of the pancreas. May be involved in specifying diencephalic neuromeric boundaries, and in controlling the expression of genes that play a role in axonal guidance. Associates with chromatin at the NEUROD1 promoter region. Binds to a subset of consensus elements within the NEUROD1 promoter (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for NKX2-2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for NKX2-2 Gene

Genomics for NKX2-2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for NKX2-2 Gene

Enhancers for NKX2-2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH20F021521 0.5 FANTOM5 21.4 -7.3 -7275 0.6 CTCF SUZ12 ZFHX2 GLIS2 PATZ1 EGR2 EZH2 ZBTB10 ZNF654 RNF2 NKX2-2 PAX1 NKX2-4 KIZ GC20P021523
GH20F021507 1.3 VISTA FANTOM5 11.1 +5.4 5378 1.5 CBX8 RNF2 SUZ12 CBX2 CEBPB PRDM1 EZH2 NKX2-2 PAX1 NKX2-2-AS1 ENSG00000278041
GH20F021520 0.5 FANTOM5 6 -6.7 -6681 0.3 RNF2 SUZ12 CBX2 MNT EZH2 PAX1 NKX2-2 GC20P021523
GH20F021548 0.5 FANTOM5 5.7 -34.5 -34529 0.2 RAD51 MTA2 IKZF1 TRIM22 EBF1 TBX21 SPI1 RELA NKX2-2 ENSG00000233492 ENSG00000279082
GH20F021516 0.5 FANTOM5 3.4 -1.8 -1805 0.4 SUZ12 CBX2 CTBP2 ZNF24 EZH2 NKX2-2 GC20P021523
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around NKX2-2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for NKX2-2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001836241 26 401 MAX ZNF76 ZFHX2 ZNF366 PATZ1 PRDM10 KLF8 EGR2 EZH2 ZBTB10

Genomic Location for NKX2-2 Gene

Chromosome:
20
Start:
21,499,260 bp from pter
End:
21,514,026 bp from pter
Size:
14,767 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for NKX2-2 Gene

Genes around NKX2-2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
NKX2-2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for NKX2-2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for NKX2-2 Gene

Proteins for NKX2-2 Gene

  • Protein details for NKX2-2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    O95096-NKX22_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Homeobox protein Nkx-2.2
    Protein Accession:
    O95096

    Protein attributes for NKX2-2 Gene

    Size:
    273 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    30133 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with OLIG2.

neXtProt entry for NKX2-2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for NKX2-2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for NKX2-2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for NKX2-2 (NKX2-2)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for NKX2-2 Gene

Domains & Families for NKX2-2 Gene

Gene Families for NKX2-2 Gene

Protein Domains for NKX2-2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for NKX2-2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

O95096

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

NKX22_HUMAN :
  • The homeodomain is essential for interaction with OLIG2.
  • Belongs to the NK-2 homeobox family.
Domain:
  • The homeodomain is essential for interaction with OLIG2.
  • Contains 1 homeobox DNA-binding domain.
Family:
  • Belongs to the NK-2 homeobox family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with NKX2-2: view

Function for NKX2-2 Gene

Molecular function for NKX2-2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a transcriptional activator. Required for the maintenance of NEUROD1 expression in the horomone-producing endocrine cells of the pancreas. May be involved in specifying diencephalic neuromeric boundaries, and in controlling the expression of genes that play a role in axonal guidance. Associates with chromatin at the NEUROD1 promoter region. Binds to a subset of consensus elements within the NEUROD1 promoter (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for NKX2-2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001159 core promoter proximal region DNA binding ISS --
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003682 chromatin binding ISS --
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003713 transcription coactivator activity ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX2-2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with NKX2-2: view

Animal Models for NKX2-2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for NKX2-2:

Animal Model Products

Transcription Factor Targets for NKX2-2 Gene

Selected GeneGlobe predicted Target genes for NKX2-2
Targeted motifs for NKX2-2 Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif NKX2-2
  • Consensus sequence: BTBRAGTGSN Submotif: canonical Cell Type: NPC GEO ID: GSE61673

Clone Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) and Human Phenotype Ontology for NKX2-2 Gene

Localization for NKX2-2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for NKX2-2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for NKX2-2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for NKX2-2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA --
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX2-2: view

Pathways & Interactions for NKX2-2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with NKX2-2: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for NKX2-2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003323 type B pancreatic cell development IEA --
GO:0003326 pancreatic A cell fate commitment IEA --
GO:0003327 type B pancreatic cell fate commitment IEA --
GO:0003329 pancreatic PP cell fate commitment IEA --
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with NKX2-2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for NKX2-2 Gene

Transcripts for NKX2-2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for NKX2-2 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for NKX2-2 Gene

NK2 homeobox 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for NKX2-2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for NKX2-2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
NKX2-2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
NKX2-2

Expression for NKX2-2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for NKX2-2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for NKX2-2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x12.3), Brain - Substantia nigra (x6.4), and Pituitary (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for NKX2-2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (63.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for NKX2-2 Gene



Protein tissue co-expression partners for NKX2-2 Gene

- Elite partner

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for NKX2-2 Gene:

Hs.516922
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with NKX2-2: view

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for NKX2-2 Gene

Orthologs for NKX2-2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for NKX2-2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia NKX2-2 34 35
  • 99.63 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia NKX2-2 34 35
  • 95.85 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia NKX2-2 34 35
  • 94.75 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Nkx2-2 34 16 35
  • 93.16 (n)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia NKX2-2 35
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Nkx2-2 34
  • 92.55 (n)
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia NKX2-2 35
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves NKX2-2 34
  • 83.09 (n)
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia NKX2-2 35
  • 84 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia nkx2-2 34
  • 75.89 (n)
MGC75807 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia nkx2-2-A 34
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii nkx2.2a 34 35
  • 71.75 (n)
nkx2.2 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta vnd 35
  • 19 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ceh-22 35
  • 22 (a)
OneToMany
Species where no ortholog for NKX2-2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for NKX2-2 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for NKX2-2 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for NKX2-2 (if available)

Paralogs for NKX2-2 Gene

(6) SIMAP similar genes for NKX2-2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with NKX2-2: view

Variants for NKX2-2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for NKX2-2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs111625848 -- 21,512,749(+) TTTGG(A/G)GGGGG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs112294834 -- 21,511,268(+) AAACA(-/C)AAAAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs112314876 -- 21,513,357(+) GGCTG(C/G)GGCTG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs112966405 -- 21,513,543(+) CCTCT(G/T)GGCTG upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs112998704 -- 21,514,395(+) CGGGG(A/C)GAGCC upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for NKX2-2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2659363 CNV deletion 23128226
nsv1072108 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1118909 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv833941 CNV gain 17160897
nsv952998 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for NKX2-2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 62.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.68; 57.12% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for NKX2-2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
NKX2-2
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
NKX2-2

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NKX2-2 Gene

Disorders for NKX2-2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for NKX2-2 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
maturity-onset diabetes of the young
  • mason-type diabetes
oligodendroglioma
  • oligodendroglial neoplasm
partington syndrome
  • partington x-linked mental retardation syndrome
ewing sarcoma
  • neuroepithelioma
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for NKX2-2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
NKX2-2
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
NKX2-2
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
NKX2-2
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with NKX2-2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for NKX2-2 Gene

Publications for NKX2-2 Gene

  1. Beta-cell transcription factors and diabetes: mutations in the coding region of the BETA2/NeuroD1 (NEUROD1) and Nkx2.2 (NKX2B) genes are not associated with maturity-onset diabetes of the young in Japanese. (PMID: 9703340) Furuta H. … Bell G.I. (Diabetes 1998) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Association studies of variants in the genes involved in pancreatic beta-cell function in type 2 diabetes in Japanese subjects. (PMID: 16873704) Yokoi N. … Seino S. (Diabetes 2006) 3 46 64
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 64
  4. The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 20. (PMID: 11780052) Deloukas P. … Rogers J. (Nature 2001) 3 4 64
  5. Regional expression of the homeobox gene Nkx-2.2 in the developing mammalian forebrain. (PMID: 1346742) Price M. … Di Lauro R. (Neuron 1992) 2 3 64

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