Aliases for SALL2 Gene
External Ids for SALL2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SALL2 Gene
This gene encodes a protein containing multiple zinc finger domains. The encoded protein functions in optical fissure closure during development of the eye in the embryo. Mutations in this gene are associated with ocular coloboma. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2016]
GeneCards Summary for SALL2 Gene
SALL2 (Spalt Like Transcription Factor 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SALL2 include Coloboma, Ocular, Autosomal Recessive and Coloboma Of Optic Papilla. An important paralog of this gene is SALL1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SALL2 Gene
Probable transcription factor that plays a role in eye development before, during, and after optic fissure closure.