Aliases for PITPNM2 Gene
External Ids for PITPNM2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PITPNM2 Gene
PITPNM2 belongs to a family of membrane-associated phosphatidylinositol transfer domain-containing proteins that share homology with the Drosophila retinal degeneration B (rdgB) protein (Ocaka et al., 2005 [PubMed 15627748]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for PITPNM2 Gene
PITPNM2 (Phosphatidylinositol Transfer Protein, Membrane-Associated 2) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and lipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is PITPNC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PITPNM2 Gene
Catalyzes the transfer of phosphatidylinositol and phosphatidylcholine between membranes (in vitro). Binds calcium ions.