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Aliases for POLE2 Gene

Aliases for POLE2 Gene

  • Polymerase (DNA Directed), Epsilon 2, Accessory Subunit 2 3
  • DNA Polymerase Epsilon Subunit B 2 3 4
  • DPE2 3 4 6
  • Polymerase (DNA Directed), Epsilon 2 (P59 Subunit) 2 3
  • DNA Polymerase II Subunit 2 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • DNA Polymerase Epsilon Subunit 2 3

External Ids for POLE2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for POLE2 Gene

  • GC14M047432
  • GC14M043906
  • GC14M048100
  • GC14M049180
  • GC14M050110
  • GC14M030227

Summaries for POLE2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for POLE2 Gene

POLE2 (Polymerase (DNA Directed), Epsilon 2, Accessory Subunit) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cell Cycle, Mitotic and Cell Cycle, Mitotic. GO annotations related to this gene include DNA-directed DNA polymerase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POLE2 Gene

  • Participates in DNA repair and in chromosomal DNA replication

Gene Wiki entry for POLE2 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for POLE2 Gene

Genomics for POLE2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for POLE2 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for POLE2 Gene

49,643,552 bp from pter
49,688,422 bp from pter
44,871 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for POLE2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for POLE2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for POLE2 Gene

Proteins for POLE2 Gene

  • Protein details for POLE2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    DNA polymerase epsilon subunit 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A0AV55
    • A4FU92
    • A4LBB7
    • A6NH58
    • B4DDE6
    • O43560

    Protein attributes for POLE2 Gene

    527 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    59537 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the epsilon DNA polymerase complex consisting of four subunits: POLE, POLE2, POLE3 and POLE4.
    • In eukaryotes there are five DNA polymerases: alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and epsilon which are responsible for different reactions of DNA synthesis

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for POLE2 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for POLE2 Gene


neXtProt entry for POLE2 Gene

Proteomics data for POLE2 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for POLE2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for POLE2 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys270 and Lys523
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for POLE2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains for POLE2 Gene

Gene Families for POLE2 Gene

  • POL :DNA polymerases

Protein Domains for POLE2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for POLE2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P56282
  • Belongs to the DNA polymerase epsilon subunit B family.
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Function for POLE2 Gene

Molecular function for POLE2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: polymerase (DNA directed) epsilon 2,59kDa,potential adaptor between the catalytic subunit and other accessory proteins
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: Deoxynucleoside triphosphate + DNA(n) = diphosphate + DNA(n+1)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Participates in DNA repair and in chromosomal DNA replication

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for POLE2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for POLE2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003887 DNA-directed DNA polymerase activity IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
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Phenotypes for POLE2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for POLE2:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with POLE2: view

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miRNA for POLE2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target POLE2

No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for POLE2 Gene

Localization for POLE2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POLE2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for POLE2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for POLE2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
mitochondrion 3
peroxisome 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for POLE2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
GO:0008622 epsilon DNA polymerase complex IDA 10801849
GO:0043231 intracellular membrane-bounded organelle IDA --
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Pathways for POLE2 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for POLE2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000082 G1/S transition of mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0000278 mitotic cell cycle TAS --
GO:0000722 telomere maintenance via recombination TAS --
GO:0000723 telomere maintenance TAS --
GO:0006260 DNA replication TAS 9405441
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Compounds for POLE2 Gene

(6) HMDB Compounds for POLE2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • 2'-Deoxy-5'-ATP
  • 2'-deoxycytidine-5'-triphosphate
  • 2'-Deoxyguanosine 5'-triphosphate
Phosphoric acid
  • acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
  • (4-)Diphosphoric acid ion

(1) Drugbank Compounds for POLE2 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
  • 2-CdA
4291-63-8 target inhibitor
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Transcripts for POLE2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for POLE2 Gene

Polymerase (DNA directed), epsilon 2, accessory subunit:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for POLE2

Primer Products

  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for POLE2

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for POLE2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for POLE2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for POLE2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for POLE2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for POLE2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for POLE2 Gene Hs.162777

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In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for POLE2 Gene

Orthologs for POLE2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for POLE2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia POLE2 35
  • 99.56 (n)
  • 99.05 (a)
POLE2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia POLE2 35
  • 92.73 (n)
  • 94.88 (a)
POLE2 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia POLE2 35
  • 91.52 (n)
  • 93.55 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Pole2 35
  • 86.27 (n)
  • 90.13 (a)
Pole2 16
Pole2 36
  • 90 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia POLE2 36
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia POLE2 36
  • 86 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Pole2 35
  • 86.53 (n)
  • 90.89 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves POLE2 35
  • 78.05 (n)
  • 82.16 (a)
POLE2 36
  • 82 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia POLE2 36
  • 80 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.1015 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia pole2 35
  • 76.09 (n)
  • 81.02 (a)
Str.3481 35
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.6430 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii pole2 35
  • 65.4 (n)
  • 73.24 (a)
pole2 36
  • 74 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004614 35
  • 50.23 (n)
  • 42.07 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Pole2 35
  • 49.12 (n)
  • 42.86 (a)
Pole2 36
  • 41 (a)
CG10489 37
  • 44 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea pole-2 35
  • 47.19 (n)
  • 31.73 (a)
pole-2 36
  • 27 (a)
F08B4.5 37
  • 30 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes DPB2 36
  • 21 (a)
DPB2 38
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons DPB2 35
  • 48.31 (n)
  • 39.53 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os05g0160800 35
  • 49.77 (n)
  • 40.06 (a)
Species with no ortholog for POLE2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for POLE2 Gene

Gene Tree for POLE2 (if available)
Gene Tree for POLE2 (if available)

Paralogs for POLE2 Gene Pseudogenes for POLE2 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for POLE2 Gene

Variants for POLE2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for POLE2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs942665 -- 49,645,883(-) aggcc(A/C)aggca intron-variant
rs2354454 -- 49,643,128(+) tttat(G/T)tcttt downstream-variant-500B
rs2354455 -- 49,645,870(+) taagt(C/T)atctg intron-variant
rs2354456 -- 49,657,513(+) tcagc(A/T)cactg intron-variant
rs2883443 -- 49,643,184(+) aatgg(C/G)acaat downstream-variant-500B

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for POLE2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv28926 CNV Gain+Loss 19812545
esv2748707 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv3082 CNV Deletion 18987735
esv1091889 CNV Deletion 17803354
esv2748709 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for POLE2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POLE2 Gene

Disorders for POLE2 Gene

Relevant External Links for POLE2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for POLE2 Gene

Publications for POLE2 Gene

  1. Purification, cDNA cloning, and gene mapping of the small subunit of human DNA polymerase epsilon. (PMID: 9405441) Li Y. … Linn S. (J. Biol. Chem. 1997) 2 3 4
  2. The small subunits of human and mouse DNA polymerase epsilon are homologous to the second largest subunit of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae DNA polymerase epsilon. (PMID: 9443964) Jokela M. … Syvaeoja J.E. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1998) 2 3 4
  3. Identification and cloning of two histone fold motif-containing subunits of HeLa DNA polymerase epsilon. (PMID: 10801849) Li Y. … Linn S. (J. Biol. Chem. 2000) 3 4
  4. E2F mediates induction of the Sp1-controlled promoter of the human DNA polymerase varepsilon B-subunit gene POLE2. (PMID: 11433027) Huang D. … Syvaoja J.E. (Nucleic Acids Res. 2001) 3 4
  5. Genetic polymorphisms in 85 DNA repair genes and bladder cancer risk. (PMID: 19237606) Michiels S. … Benhamou S. (Carcinogenesis 2009) 3 48

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