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Aliases for TSPY2 Gene

Aliases for TSPY2 Gene

  • Testis Specific Protein, Y-Linked 2 2 3
  • Testis-Specific Y-Encoded Protein Q1 3 4
  • TSPYQ1 3 4
  • Testis-Specific Y-Encoded Protein 2 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TSPY2 Gene

  • GC0YP005819
  • GC0YP009897
  • GC0YP006114

Summaries for TSPY2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for TSPY2 Gene

TSPY2 (Testis Specific Protein, Y-Linked 2) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is TSPYL5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPY2 Gene

  • Unknown. May be involved in sperm differentiation and proliferation (By similarity).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TSPY2 Gene

Genomics for TSPY2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TSPY2 Gene

Genomic Location for TSPY2 Gene

6,246,223 bp from pter
6,249,019 bp from pter
2,797 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TSPY2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for TSPY2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for TSPY2 Gene

Proteins for TSPY2 Gene

  • Protein details for TSPY2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Testis-specific Y-encoded protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for TSPY2 Gene

    308 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35100 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for TSPY2 Gene

Proteomics data for TSPY2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TSPY2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for TSPY2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TSPY2 Gene

Domains for TSPY2 Gene

Protein Domains for TSPY2 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TSPY2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • A6NKD2
  • Belongs to the nucleosome assembly protein (NAP) family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TSPY2: view

No data available for Gene Families for TSPY2 Gene

Function for TSPY2 Gene

Molecular function for TSPY2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Unknown. May be involved in sperm differentiation and proliferation (By similarity).

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for TSPY2 Gene

Localization for TSPY2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPY2 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TSPY2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TSPY2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for TSPY2 Gene

Pathways for TSPY2 Gene

SuperPathways for TSPY2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TSPY2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006334 nucleosome assembly IEA --
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis IEA --
GO:0007506 gonadal mesoderm development IEA --
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TSPY2: view

No data available for Pathways by source for TSPY2 Gene

Transcripts for TSPY2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for TSPY2 Gene

(8) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Additional mRNA sequences :
(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(5) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for TSPY2 Gene

Testis specific protein, Y-linked 2:
Representative Sequences:

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  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for TSPY2
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  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TSPY2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for TSPY2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TSPY2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TSPY2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TSPY2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (49.8).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TSPY2 Gene Hs.646249

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with TSPY2: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein expression and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TSPY2 Gene

Orthologs for TSPY2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for TSPY2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 95 (a)
LOC101059018 35
  • 88.85 (n)
  • 77.59 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 43 (a)
-- 36
  • 35 (a)
-- 36
  • 34 (a)
-- 36
  • 37 (a)
-- 36
  • 33 (a)
-- 36
  • 31 (a)
-- 36
  • 28 (a)
-- 36
  • 35 (a)
-- 36
  • 27 (a)
-- 36
  • 40 (a)
TSPY-M2 36
  • 35 (a)
TSPY-M2 36
  • 41 (a)
TSPY-M2 36
  • 40 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 24 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 26 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii TSPY2 36
  • 16 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Set 36
  • 26 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea spr-2 36
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.9132 36
  • 19 (a)
Species with no ortholog for TSPY2:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for TSPY2 Gene

Gene Tree for TSPY2 (if available)
Gene Tree for TSPY2 (if available)

Paralogs for TSPY2 Gene

Paralogs for TSPY2 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for TSPY2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins: Pseudogenes for TSPY2 Gene

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Variants for TSPY2 Gene

Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPY2 Gene

Maps to a tandemly repeated region on chromosome Yp11; additionally at least one copy is reported originating from Yq. The gene is thought to be present with an inter-individual variation in copy number and between 20 and 60 copies per Y chromosome are expected. PubMed:12815422 reports 35 tandemly repeated gene copies on Yp11 originating from one individual

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TSPY2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0Y pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs28399807 -- 6,247,032(+) TGAAG(C/T)TATTT intron-variant
rs28437872 -- 6,246,897(+) GAAAG(C/G)CGGAG intron-variant
rs28713512 -- 6,246,903(+) CGGAG(A/C)AGGCG intron-variant
rs112253183 -- 6,245,919(+) CCTAA(G/T)GAAGA upstream-variant-2KB
rs201475959 -- 6,246,522(+) CGTGG(A/G)GCGGC missense, reference

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TSPY2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2495e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv2496e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv15n29 CNV Loss 16826518
nsv7473 OTHER Inversion 18451855
nsv510873 CNV Loss 20534489
nsv10012 CNV Gain+Loss 18304495

Relevant External Links for TSPY2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

Disorders for TSPY2 Gene

No disorders were found for TSPY2 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TSPY2 Gene

Publications for TSPY2 Gene

  1. Characterization of a new TSPY gene family member in Yq (TSPYq1). (PMID: 10773691) Ratti A. … Palka G. (Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 2000) 2 3
  2. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3
  3. Interactions of pathological hallmark proteins: tubulin polymerization promoting protein/p25, beta-amyloid, and alpha-synuclein. (PMID: 21832049) OlA!h J. … OvA!di J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2011) 3
  4. Systematic and quantitative assessment of the ubiquitin-modified proteome. (PMID: 21906983) Kim W. … Gygi S.P. (Mol. Cell 2011) 3
  5. The male-specific region of the human Y chromosome is a mosaic of discrete sequence classes. (PMID: 12815422) Skaletsky H. … Page D.C. (Nature 2003) 4

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