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Aliases for PLOD2 Gene

Aliases for PLOD2 Gene

  • Procollagen-Lysine,2-Oxoglutarate 5-Dioxygenase 2 2 3 5
  • Procollagen-Lysine 5-Dioxygenase 2 3
  • Lysyl Hydroxylase 2 3 4
  • Lysyl Hydroxlase 2 2 3
  • EC 4 61
  • LH2 3 4
  • Procollagen-Lysine, 2-Oxoglutarate 5-Dioxygenase (Lysine Hydroxylase) 2 2
  • Procollagen-Lysine, 2-Oxoglutarate 5-Dioxygenase 2 2
  • Telopeptide Lysyl Hydroxylase 3
  • Lysine Hydroxylase 2 3
  • BRKS2 3
  • TLH 3

External Ids for PLOD2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PLOD2 Gene

  • GC03M142579
  • GC03M146646
  • GC03M147068
  • GC03M147109
  • GC03M147110
  • GC03M147269
  • GC03M145787
  • GC03M143165

Summaries for PLOD2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PLOD2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane-bound homodimeric enzyme that is localized to the cisternae of the rough endoplasmic reticulum. The enzyme (cofactors iron and ascorbate) catalyzes the hydroxylation of lysyl residues in collagen-like peptides. The resultant hydroxylysyl groups are attachment sites for carbohydrates in collagen and thus are critical for the stability of intermolecular crosslinks. Some patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VIB have deficiencies in lysyl hydroxylase activity. Mutations in the coding region of this gene are associated with Bruck syndrome. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for PLOD2 Gene

PLOD2 (Procollagen-Lysine,2-Oxoglutarate 5-Dioxygenase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PLOD2 include Bruck Syndrome 2 and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Type Vi. Among its related pathways are Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes and Lysine degradation. GO annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen. An important paralog of this gene is PLOD1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLOD2 Gene

  • Forms hydroxylysine residues in -Xaa-Lys-Gly- sequences in collagens. These hydroxylysines serve as sites of attachment for carbohydrate units and are essential for the stability of the intermolecular collagen cross-links.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PLOD2 Gene

Genomics for PLOD2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for PLOD2 Gene

Enhancers for PLOD2 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
GH03F146142 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 31.7 +20.4 20436 1.7 MAFF PRDM10 MAFK PLOD2 ENSG00000240032 ENSG00000243415 PLSCR4 GC03P146077
GH03F146125 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 31.5 +37.6 37571 1.4 GATAD2A JUN CEBPB CEBPG EP300 RFX5 JUND ATF3 CEBPA STAT3 PLOD2 ENSG00000240032 ENSG00000243415 PLSCR5 ENSG00000261051 GC03P146077
GH03F146130 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 31.5 +31.9 31877 2.3 JUND RFX1 HLF CEBPB FOS PLOD2 ENSG00000261051 ENSG00000240032 ENSG00000243415 GC03P146077
GH03F146115 1.1 ENCODE 31.2 +47.9 47914 1.2 ELF3 PKNOX1 ATF1 MLX ARID4B DMAP1 ZBTB40 ZSCAN9 RAD21 RARA ENSG00000240032 PLOD2 ENSG00000243415 PLSCR4 GC03P146077
GH03F146106 0.2 ENCODE 28.6 +56.5 56537 0.3 PLOD2 ENSG00000240032 ENSG00000243415 PLSCR4 GC03P146077
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Genomic Location for PLOD2 Gene

146,069,436 bp from pter
146,163,653 bp from pter
94,218 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PLOD2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
PLOD2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PLOD2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PLOD2 Gene

Proteins for PLOD2 Gene

  • Protein details for PLOD2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Procollagen-lysine,2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KWS3
    • Q59ED2
    • Q8N170

    Protein attributes for PLOD2 Gene

    737 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    84686 Da
    Name=Fe cation; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:24875;
    Name=L-ascorbate; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:38290;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.
    • Sequence=BAD93116.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for PLOD2 Gene


neXtProt entry for PLOD2 Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for PLOD2 Gene


Post-translational modifications for PLOD2 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 344
  • Glycosylation at Asn 63, Asn 209, Asn 297, Asn 365, Asn 522, Asn 696, and Asn 725
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Domains & Families for PLOD2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 Fe2OG dioxygenase domain.
  • Contains 1 Fe2OG dioxygenase domain.
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Function for PLOD2 Gene

Molecular function for PLOD2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
procollagen-lysine,2-oxoglutarate 5 dioxygenase 2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
L-lysine-[procollagen] + 2-oxoglutarate + O(2) = (2S,5R)-5-hydroxy-L-lysine-[procollagen] + succinate + CO(2).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Forms hydroxylysine residues in -Xaa-Lys-Gly- sequences in collagens. These hydroxylysines serve as sites of attachment for carbohydrate units and are essential for the stability of the intermolecular collagen cross-links.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for PLOD2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PLOD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005506 iron ion binding IEA --
GO:0008475 procollagen-lysine 5-dioxygenase activity IEA,TAS --
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity IEA --
GO:0016705 oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen IEA --
GO:0031418 L-ascorbic acid binding IEA --
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Human Phenotype Ontology for PLOD2 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

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No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PLOD2 Gene

Localization for PLOD2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLOD2 Gene

Rough endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Lumenal side.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PLOD2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PLOD2 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
extracellular 5
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PLOD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum IEA,TAS 9054364
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0030867 rough endoplasmic reticulum membrane IEA --
GO:0070062 extracellular exosome IDA 19199708
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Pathways & Interactions for PLOD2 Gene

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Pathways by source for PLOD2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PLOD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001666 response to hypoxia IEP 15174142
GO:0006464 cellular protein modification process TAS 9054364
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for PLOD2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for PLOD2 Gene

(7) Drugs for PLOD2 Gene - From: DrugBank, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Vitamin C Approved Nutra Target 514,514
Carbon dioxide Approved, Vet_approved Pharma 0
Oxygen Approved, Vet_approved Pharma 0
Water Approved Pharma 0
L-Lysine Approved Nutra Full agonist, Agonist 0

(5) Additional Compounds for PLOD2 Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • (2S,5R)-2,6-diamino-5-hydroxyhexanoate
  • (2S,5R)-2,6-diamino-5-hydroxyhexanoic acid
  • (2S,5R)-5-hydroxylysine
  • (5R)-5-hydroxy-L-lysine
  • 5-Hydroxy-L-lysine
  • Armco iron
  • Carbonyl iron
  • FE
  • Ferrovac e
  • Hematite
Oxoglutaric acid
  • 2-Ketoglutarate
  • 2-Ketoglutaric acid
  • 2-Oxo-1,5-pentanedioate
  • 2-Oxo-1,5-pentanedioic acid
  • 2-Oxoglutarate
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Transcripts for PLOD2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for PLOD2 Gene

Procollagen-lysine, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PLOD2 Gene

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

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GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PLOD2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for PLOD2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PLOD2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow stromal cell (32.4), Amniocyte (10.9), and Islet of Langerhans (6.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for PLOD2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for PLOD2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of PLOD2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PLOD2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PLOD2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in pancreas and muscle. Isoform 1 and isoform 2 are expressed in the majority of the examined cell types. Isoform 2 is specifically expressed in skin, lung, dura and aorta.
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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for PLOD2 Gene

Orthologs for PLOD2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PLOD2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PLOD2 34 35
  • 99.73 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 94 (a)
-- 35
  • 85 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PLOD2 34 35
  • 93.9 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PLOD2 34 35
  • 93.05 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Plod2 34 16 35
  • 87.51 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Plod2 34
  • 87.28 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PLOD2 35
  • 87 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PLOD2 34 35
  • 78.94 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PLOD2 35
  • 80 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia plod2 34
  • 74.78 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii plod2 34 35
  • 68.67 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG6199 36
  • 44 (a)
Plod 35
  • 44 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea let-268 36 35
  • 43 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.10744 35
  • 49 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.15539 34
Species where no ortholog for PLOD2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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 PLOD2 Gene

Gene Tree for PLOD2 (if available)
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Paralogs for PLOD2 Gene

Paralogs for PLOD2 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for PLOD2 Gene using alignment to 7 proteins:

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Variants for PLOD2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PLOD2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs121434459 Bruck syndrome 2 (BRKS2) [MIM:609220], Pathogenic 146,071,386(-) CCCAA(C/T)TGATG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs121434460 Bruck syndrome 2 (BRKS2) [MIM:609220], Pathogenic 146,071,407(-) ATCTG(G/T)TGGTT nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs121434461 Bruck syndrome 2 (BRKS2) [MIM:609220], Pathogenic 146,071,416(-) TAGCC(A/G)TATAT nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs79161810 Likely benign 146,160,993(+) ATATT(C/T)GGCCC nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs115199093 Uncertain significance 146,076,820(+) GTTAT(A/G)ATGGG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PLOD2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1011146 CNV loss 25217958
nsv4046 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv525829 CNV loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for PLOD2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 38% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.55; 44.43% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for PLOD2 Gene

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

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PLOD2 Gene

Disorders for PLOD2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for PLOD2 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
bruck syndrome 2
  • bruck syndrome
ehlers-danlos syndrome, type vi
  • ehlers-danlos syndrome 6
osteogenesis imperfecta
  • brittle bone disease
systemic scleroderma
  • scleroderma, familial progressive
connective tissue disease
  • connective tissue disorder
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  • Bruck syndrome 2 (BRKS2) [MIM:609220]: An autosomal recessive disease characterized by generalized osteopenia, congenital joint contractures, fragile bones with onset of fractures in infancy or early childhood, short stature, severe limb deformity, progressive scoliosis, and pterygia. It is distinguished from osteogenesis imperfecta by the absence of hearing loss and dentinogenesis imperfecta, and by the presence of clubfoot and congenital joint limitations. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12881513, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15523624}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry. The molecular defect leading to Bruck syndrome is an aberrant cross-linking of bone collagen, due to underhydroxylation of lysine residues within the telopeptides of type I collagen, whereas the lysine residues in the triple helix are normal.
  • Note=PLOD2 mutations give rise to a broad variety of phenotypes with variable degrees of severity of bone fragility and joint contractures. Disease-associated mutations have been found in patients with autosomal recessive osteogenesis imperfecta (AR-OI) (PubMed:22689593). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22689593}.

Relevant External Links for PLOD2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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Publications for PLOD2 Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of a novel human lysyl hydroxylase isoform highly expressed in pancreas and muscle. (PMID: 9054364) Valtavaara M. … Myllylae R. (J. Biol. Chem. 1997) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Bruck syndrome (osteogenesis imperfecta with contractures of the large joints) caused by a recessive mutation in PLOD2. (PMID: 15523624) Ha-Vinh R. … Bonafe L. (Am. J. Med. Genet. A 2004) 3 4 22 64
  3. Identification of PLOD2 as telopeptide lysyl hydroxylase, an important enzyme in fibrosis. (PMID: 12881513) van der Slot A.J. … Bank R.A. (J. Biol. Chem. 2003) 3 4 22 64
  4. Tissue specificity of a new splice form of the human lysyl hydroxylase 2 gene. (PMID: 10372558) Yeowell H.N. … Walker L.C. (Matrix Biol. 1999) 3 4 22 64
  5. Mutations in PLOD2 cause autosomal-recessive connective tissue disorders within the Bruck syndrome--osteogenesis imperfecta phenotypic spectrum. (PMID: 22689593) Puig-Hervas M.T. … Ruiz-Perez V.L. (Hum. Mutat. 2012) 3 4 64

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