Aliases for VCX2 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VCX2 Gene
This gene belongs to the VCX/Y gene family, which has multiple members on both X and Y chromosomes that are expressed exclusively in male germ cells. The VCX gene cluster is polymorphic in terms of copy number; different individuals may have a different number of VCX genes. This gene contains two copies of a 30 nt tandem repeat. Deletion of a nearby member of this family was implicated in mental retardation. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2015]
GeneCards Summary for VCX2 Gene
VCX2 (Variable Charge, X-Linked 2) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is VCY1B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VCX2 Gene
May mediate a process in spermatogenesis or may play a role in sex ratio distortion