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Aliases for TECPR2 Gene

Aliases for TECPR2 Gene

  • Tectonin Beta-Propeller Repeat Containing 2 2 3 5
  • KIAA0329 2 3 4
  • WD Repeat-Containing Protein KIAA0329/KIAA0297 4
  • KIAA0297 4
  • SPG49 3

External Ids for TECPR2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for TECPR2 Gene

  • KIAA0329

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TECPR2 Gene

  • GC14P101901
  • GC14P102829
  • GC14P083006

Summaries for TECPR2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TECPR2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the tectonin beta-propeller repeat-containing (TECPR) family, and contains both TECPR and tryptophan-aspartic acid repeat (WD repeat) domains. This gene has been implicated in autophagy, as reduced expression levels of this gene have been associated with impaired autophagy. Recessive mutations in this gene have been associated with a hereditary form of spastic paraparesis (HSP). HSP is characterized by progressive spasticity and paralysis of the legs. There is also some evidence linking mutations in this gene with birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR), which results in inflammation of the choroid and retina. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2015]

GeneCards Summary for TECPR2 Gene

TECPR2 (Tectonin Beta-Propeller Repeat Containing 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TECPR2 include Spastic Paraplegia 49, Autosomal Recessive and Spastic Paraplegia 49. An important paralog of this gene is HPS5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TECPR2 Gene

  • Probably plays a role as positive regulator of autophagy.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TECPR2 Gene

Genomics for TECPR2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TECPR2 Gene

Enhancers for TECPR2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around TECPR2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for TECPR2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around TECPR2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for TECPR2 Gene

102,362,963 bp from pter
102,502,481 bp from pter
139,519 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TECPR2 Gene

Genes around TECPR2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TECPR2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TECPR2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TECPR2 Gene

Proteins for TECPR2 Gene

  • Protein details for TECPR2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Tectonin beta-propeller repeat-containing protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A5PKY3
    • A6NFY9
    • A7E2X3
    • H0YMM9
    • Q9UEG6

    Protein attributes for TECPR2 Gene

    1411 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    153848 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with the ATG8 family members GABARAP, GABARAPL1, GABARAPL2, MAP1LC3B and MAP1LC3C.
    • Sequence=BAA20787.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for TECPR2 Gene


neXtProt entry for TECPR2 Gene

Proteomics data for TECPR2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TECPR2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for TECPR2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TECPR2 Gene

Domains & Families for TECPR2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TECPR2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the WD repeat KIAA0329 family.
  • Contains 6 TECPR repeats.
  • Belongs to the WD repeat KIAA0329 family.
  • Contains 6 TECPR repeats.
  • Contains 7 WD repeats.
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No data available for Gene Families for TECPR2 Gene

Function for TECPR2 Gene

Molecular function for TECPR2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probably plays a role as positive regulator of autophagy.

Phenotypes for TECPR2 Gene

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Human Phenotype Ontology for TECPR2 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

miRNA for TECPR2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target TECPR2

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TECPR2 Gene

Localization for TECPR2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TECPR2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TECPR2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TECPR2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for TECPR2 Gene

SuperPathways for TECPR2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TECPR2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for TECPR2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for TECPR2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for TECPR2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TECPR2 Gene

Tectonin beta-propeller repeat containing 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TECPR2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for TECPR2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TECPR2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TECPR2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TECPR2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (x4.9).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TECPR2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Retina (16.9), Testis (15.6), and Frontal cortex (14.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for TECPR2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TECPR2 Gene Hs.195667

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TECPR2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Detected in skin fibroblast (at protein level).
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for TECPR2 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for TECPR2 Gene

Orthologs for TECPR2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TECPR2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TECPR2 35
  • 82.11 (n)
  • 83.04 (a)
  • 81 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TECPR2 35
  • 86.39 (n)
  • 86.74 (a)
  • 86 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tecpr2 35
  • 83.03 (n)
  • 82.7 (a)
Tecpr2 16
Tecpr2 36
  • 82 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TECPR2 35
  • 96.41 (n)
  • 95.86 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tecpr2 35
  • 82.73 (n)
  • 83.23 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TECPR2 36
  • 76 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TECPR2 36
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TECPR2 35
  • 70.36 (n)
  • 73.5 (a)
  • 67 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TECPR2 36
  • 62 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia tecpr2 35
  • 64.82 (n)
  • 66.32 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.25330 35
tecpr2 35
  • 64.1 (n)
  • 65.38 (a)
tecpr2 36
  • 54 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11141 36
  • 23 (a)
Species with no ortholog for TECPR2:
  • 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 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for TECPR2 Gene

Gene Tree for TECPR2 (if available)
Gene Tree for TECPR2 (if available)

Paralogs for TECPR2 Gene

Paralogs for TECPR2 Gene

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Variants for TECPR2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TECPR2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1309353 - 102,428,256(+) CCACA(A/G)TTGCT reference, missense
rs11845676 - 102,431,867(+) CAGGG(A/G)CCACA intron-variant, reference, missense
rs2273906 - 102,432,026(+) GCCAG(C/T)CCCTG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs10149146 - 102,434,864(+) AGGAC(A/G)TCCTA reference, missense
rs7140484 -- 102,398,983(+) AGGGG(C/T)CAGGT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TECPR2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2671371 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv2749150 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv5763 CNV Gain 19470904
nsv832880 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv470671 CNV Gain 18288195
dgv263n27 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv902255 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2676040 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv23885 CNV Gain 19812545
nsv522878 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2670585 CNV Deletion 23128226
dgv1984n71 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for TECPR2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 11% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.68; 72.97% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for TECPR2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TECPR2 Gene

Disorders for TECPR2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(7) MalaCards diseases for TECPR2 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
spastic paraplegia 49, autosomal recessive
  • autosomal recessive spastic paraplegia type 49
spastic paraplegia 49
  • spastic paraplegia 49, autosomal recessive
birdshot chorioretinopathy
  • birdshot chorioretinitis
spastic paraparesis
vici syndrome
  • immunodeficiency with cleft lip/palate, cataract, hypopigmentation, and absent corpus callosum
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards


  • Spastic paraplegia 49, autosomal recessive (SPG49) [MIM:615031]: A form of spastic paraplegia, a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a slow, gradual, progressive weakness and spasticity of the lower limbs. Rate of progression and the severity of symptoms are quite variable. Initial symptoms may include difficulty with balance, weakness and stiffness in the legs, muscle spasms, and dragging the toes when walking. In some forms of the disorder, bladder symptoms (such as incontinence) may appear, or the weakness and stiffness may spread to other parts of the body. Complicated forms are recognized by additional variable features including spastic quadriparesis, seizures, dementia, amyotrophy, extrapyramidal disturbance, cerebral or cerebellar atrophy, optic atrophy, and peripheral neuropathy, as well as by extra neurological manifestations. SPG49 is characterized by delayed psychomotor development, mental retardation, and onset of spastic paraplegia in the first decade. Affected individuals also have dysmorphic features, thin corpus callosum on brain imaging, and episodes of central apnea, which may be fatal. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:23176824}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for TECPR2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for TECPR2 Gene

Publications for TECPR2 Gene

  1. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. VII. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which can code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 9205841) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 1997) 2 3 4 67
  2. TECPR2 Cooperates with LC3C to Regulate COPII-Dependent ER Export. (PMID: 26431026) Stadel D. … Behrends C. (Mol. Cell 2015) 3
  3. TECPR2 mutations cause a new subtype of familial dysautonomia like hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy with intellectual disability. (PMID: 26542466) Heimer G. … Ben Zeev B. (Eur. J. Paediatr. Neurol. 2015) 3
  4. A genome-wide association study identifies a functional ERAP2 haplotype associated with birdshot chorioretinopathy. (PMID: 24957906) Kuiper J.J. … Koeleman B.P. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2014) 3
  5. TECPR2: a new autophagy link for neurodegeneration. (PMID: 23439247) Oz-Levi D. … Lancet D. (Autophagy 2013) 3

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