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Aliases for UTS2B Gene

Aliases for UTS2B Gene

  • Urotensin 2B 2 3
  • Urotensin-2 Domain-Containing Protein 3 4
  • Urotensin 2 Domain Containing 2 3
  • Urotensin II-Related Peptide 3 4
  • Urotensin IIB 3 4
  • Prepro-URP 2 3
  • UTS2D 3 4
  • U-IIB 3 4
  • UIIB 3 4
  • URP 3 4
  • Urotensin-2B 3
  • U2B 3

External Ids for UTS2B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for UTS2B Gene

  • UTS2D

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UTS2B Gene

  • GC03M190985

Summaries for UTS2B Gene

GeneCards Summary for UTS2B Gene

UTS2B (Urotensin 2B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity and G-protein coupled receptor binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTS2B Gene

  • Potent vasoconstrictor.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UTS2B Gene

Genomics for UTS2B Gene

Genomic Location for UTS2B Gene

191,267,155 bp from pter
191,330,536 bp from pter
63,382 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for UTS2B Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for UTS2B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for UTS2B Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for UTS2B Gene

Proteins for UTS2B Gene

  • Protein details for UTS2B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KQY8
    • D3DNW1
    • Q2M1Z2

    Protein attributes for UTS2B Gene

    119 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    13749 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for UTS2B Gene

Proteomics data for UTS2B Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for UTS2B Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for UTS2B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for UTS2B Gene

Domains for UTS2B Gene

Gene Families for UTS2B Gene


Protein Domains for UTS2B Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q765I0
  • Belongs to the urotensin-2 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with UTS2B: view

No data available for Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for UTS2B Gene

Function for UTS2B Gene

Molecular function for UTS2B Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Potent vasoconstrictor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UTS2B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001664 G-protein coupled receptor binding IEA --
GO:0005179 hormone activity IEA --
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for UTS2B Gene

Localization for UTS2B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTS2B Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UTS2B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for UTS2B Gene

Pathways for UTS2B Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UTS2B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008217 regulation of blood pressure IEA --
GO:0042312 regulation of vasodilation IEA --
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Transcripts for UTS2B Gene

Unigene Clusters for UTS2B Gene

Urotensin 2B:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UTS2B Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b · 6c
SP1: -
SP2: - - -
SP4: - -

Relevant External Links for UTS2B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UTS2B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for UTS2B Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for UTS2B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (7.0) and Brain - Amygdala (4.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for UTS2B Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UTS2B Gene Hs.518492

genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with UTS2B: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for UTS2B Gene

Orthologs for UTS2B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for UTS2B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UTS2D 35
  • 98.6 (n)
  • 96.64 (a)
UTS2D 36
  • 97 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia UTS2B 35
  • 81.51 (n)
  • 73.95 (a)
UTS2B 36
  • 70 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia UTS2B 35
  • 82.35 (n)
  • 74.79 (a)
UTS2B 36
  • 69 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Uts2b 35
  • 69.05 (n)
  • 50.89 (a)
Uts2b 36
  • 50 (a)
Uts2d 16
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Uts2b 35
  • 72.08 (n)
  • 55.56 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves UTS2D 35
  • 58.48 (n)
  • 42.11 (a)
UTS2D 36
  • 37 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia uts2b 35
  • 59.32 (n)
  • 52.54 (a)
Species with no ortholog for UTS2B:
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for UTS2B Gene

Gene Tree for UTS2B (if available)
Gene Tree for UTS2B (if available)

Paralogs for UTS2B Gene

No data available for Paralogs for UTS2B Gene

Variants for UTS2B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UTS2B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs150503 -- 191,303,187(-) ttata(C/T)agtat intron-variant
rs184142 -- 191,304,767(+) ttcat(A/C)accta intron-variant
rs293862 -- 191,302,593(-) AGGAG(G/T)TATAA intron-variant
rs293863 -- 191,303,002(-) tgtta(C/G)ttaat intron-variant
rs293866 -- 191,305,695(+) ttctt(C/T)tgttg intron-variant

Relevant External Links for UTS2B Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UTS2B Gene

Disorders for UTS2B Gene

No disorders were found for UTS2B Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UTS2B Gene

Publications for UTS2B Gene

  1. Identification of urotensin II-related peptide as the urotensin II- immunoreactive molecule in the rat brain. (PMID: 14550283) Sugo T. … Fujino M. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2003) 2 3 4 23
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3
  4. Stable association between G alpha(q) and phospholipase C beta 1 in living cells. (PMID: 16754659) Dowal L. … Scarlata S. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 3
  5. Human urotensin II as a link between hypertension and coronary artery disease. (PMID: 16940699) Watanabe T. … Katagiri T. (Hypertens. Res. 2006) 3

Products for UTS2B Gene

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate UTS2B
    • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
    • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
    • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat
    • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for UTS2B
    • Block miRNA regulation of UTS2B using miScript Target Protectors

    Sources for UTS2B Gene

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