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Aliases for OBP2B Gene

Aliases for OBP2B Gene

  • Odorant Binding Protein 2B 2 3 5
  • Odorant-Binding Protein IIb 3 4
  • OBPIIb 3 4
  • LCN14 3

External Ids for OBP2B Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OBP2B Gene

  • GC09P127182
  • GC09M127637
  • GC09M129434
  • GC09M131356
  • GC09M133110
  • GC09M135070
  • GC09M136080
  • GC09M105573

Summaries for OBP2B Gene

GeneCards Summary for OBP2B Gene

OBP2B (Odorant Binding Protein 2B) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include odorant binding. An important paralog of this gene is OBP2A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OBP2B Gene

  • Probably binds and transports small hydrophobic volatile molecules.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OBP2B Gene

Genomics for OBP2B Gene

Regulatory Elements for OBP2B Gene

Enhancers for OBP2B 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 OBP2B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for OBP2B Gene

133,205,277 bp from pter
133,253,397 bp from pter
48,121 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OBP2B Gene

Genes around OBP2B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OBP2B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OBP2B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OBP2B Gene

Proteins for OBP2B Gene

  • Protein details for OBP2B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Odorant-binding protein 2b
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5VSP6
    • Q9NY51
    • Q9NY52

    Protein attributes for OBP2B Gene

    170 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    19457 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for OBP2B Gene


neXtProt entry for OBP2B Gene

Proteomics data for OBP2B Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OBP2B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for OBP2B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OBP2B Gene

Domains & Families for OBP2B Gene

Gene Families for OBP2B Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OBP2B Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
  • Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
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Function for OBP2B Gene

Molecular function for OBP2B Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
odorant binding protein 2B,expressed in genital sphere organs (prostate,mammary glands,deferents ducts) and placenta member of the lipocalin family,of small extracellular proteins outlier group
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probably binds and transports small hydrophobic volatile molecules.
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Animal Models for OBP2B Gene

MGI Knock Outs for OBP2B:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OBP2B Gene

Localization for OBP2B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OBP2B Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OBP2B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OBP2B gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OBP2B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for OBP2B Gene

SuperPathways for OBP2B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for OBP2B Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q9NPH6-OBP2B_HUMAN for OBP2B Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OBP2B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007635 chemosensory behavior TAS 10607840
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No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for OBP2B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OBP2B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for OBP2B Gene

Unigene Clusters for OBP2B Gene

Odorant binding protein 2B:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OBP2B Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OBP2B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OBP2B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OBP2B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for OBP2B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x20.4), Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x10.2), Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x7.5), and Breast - Mammary Tissue (x7.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for OBP2B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for OBP2B Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OBP2B Gene Hs.449629

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for OBP2B Gene

Tissue specificity: Strongly expressed in genital sphere organs such as the prostate and mammary glands.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for OBP2B Gene

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Orthologs for OBP2B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for OBP2B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LOC618559 35
  • 73.64 (n)
  • 61.44 (a)
-- 36
  • 58 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Obp2a 35
  • 59.88 (n)
  • 42.51 (a)
Obp2a 16
Obp2a 36
  • 40 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OBP2B 35
  • 96.27 (n)
  • 92.94 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Obp2a 35
  • 62.33 (n)
  • 48.52 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 30 (a)
-- 36
  • 31 (a)
-- 36
  • 27 (a)
-- 36
  • 31 (a)
-- 36
  • 30 (a)
-- 36
  • 27 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 27 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OBP2B:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for OBP2B Gene

Gene Tree for OBP2B (if available)
Gene Tree for OBP2B (if available)

Paralogs for OBP2B Gene

Paralogs for OBP2B Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for OBP2B Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for OBP2B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OBP2B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_050177 -
rs886082 -- 133,226,612(+) TCAGG(G/T)GTTCA intron-variant
rs1052517 -- 133,205,359(-) GAGCC(C/T)GGACC nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1132279 -- 133,206,408(-) GGAAT(C/T)CTGAT nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs1132280 -- 133,206,405(-) ATTCT(A/G)ATACC nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OBP2B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2739138 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv8321n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv8323n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv951n27 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv469905 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv6748 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv894054 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv894055 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2739155 CNV Deletion 23290073

Variation tolerance for OBP2B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 85.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.34; 7.56% 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 OBP2B Gene

Disorders for OBP2B Gene

Relevant External Links for OBP2B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for OBP2B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OBP2B Gene

Publications for OBP2B Gene

  1. 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 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Linkage analysis identifies a locus for plasma von Willebrand factor undetected by genome-wide association. (PMID: 23267103) Desch K.C. … Ginsburg D. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013) 3
  4. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray S.J. … Dunham I. (Nature 2004) 3
  5. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 3

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