Aliases for PCYT2 Gene
External Ids for PCYT2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PCYT2 Gene
This gene encodes an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of CDP-ethanolamine from CTP and phosphoethanolamine in the Kennedy pathway of phospholipid synthesis. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]
GeneCards Summary for PCYT2 Gene
PCYT2 (Phosphate Cytidylyltransferase 2, Ethanolamine) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis and phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis II. GO annotations related to this gene include ethanolamine-phosphate cytidylyltransferase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PCYT2 Gene
Plays an important role in the biosynthesis of the phospholipid phosphatidylethanolamine. Catalyzes the formation of CDP-ethanolamine.