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Aliases for YY2 Gene

Aliases for YY2 Gene

  • YY2 Transcription Factor 2 3
  • ZNF631 3 4 6
  • Transcription Factor Yin Yang 2 2 3
  • Zinc Finger Protein 631 3 4
  • Yin And Yang 2 3 4
  • Transcription Factor YY2 3
  • YY-2 4

External Ids for YY2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for YY2 Gene

  • GC0XU900516
  • GC0XP021634
  • GC0XP021784
  • GC0XP019615
  • GC0XP021874

Summaries for YY2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for YY2 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a transcription factor that includes several Kruppel-like zinc fingers in its C-terminal region. It possesses both activation and repression domains, and it can therefore have both positive and negative effects on the transcription of target genes. This gene has an intronless coding region, and it appears to have arisen by retrotransposition of the related YY1 transcription factor gene, which is located on chromosome 14. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]

GeneCards Summary for YY2 Gene

YY2 (YY2 Transcription Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with YY2 include genital herpes and colorectal cancer. An important paralog of this gene is ZFP42.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for YY2 Gene

  • Functions as a multifunctional transcription factor that may exhibit positive and negative control on a large number of genes. May antagonize YY1 and function in development and differentiation.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for YY2 Gene

Genomics for YY2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for YY2 Gene

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Genomic Location for YY2 Gene

21,855,987 bp from pter
21,858,727 bp from pter
2,741 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for YY2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for YY2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for YY2 Gene

Proteins for YY2 Gene

  • Protein details for YY2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Transcription factor YY2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RP10
    • Q6Q1S4

    Protein attributes for YY2 Gene

    372 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    41347 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • The gene encoding this protein appears to have arisen by retrotransposition of the YY1 gene in placental mammals. It is encoded by a single exon found in an intron of the gene MBTPS2

neXtProt entry for YY2 Gene

Proteomics data for YY2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for YY2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for YY2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for YY2 Gene

Domains for YY2 Gene

Gene Families for YY2 Gene

  • ZNF :Zinc fingers, C2H2-type

Protein Domains for YY2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for YY2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • O15391
  • Belongs to the YY transcription factor family.
  • Contains 4 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
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Function for YY2 Gene

Molecular function for YY2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Functions as a multifunctional transcription factor that may exhibit positive and negative control on a large number of genes. May antagonize YY1 and function in development and differentiation.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for YY2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with YY2: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for YY2 Gene

Localization for YY2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for YY2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for YY2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for YY2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for YY2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with YY2: view

Pathways for YY2 Gene

SuperPathways for YY2 Gene

No Data Available

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for YY2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with YY2: view

No data available for Pathways by source for YY2 Gene

Transcripts for YY2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for YY2 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for YY2 Gene

YY2 transcription factor:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for YY2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for YY2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for YY2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for YY2 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for YY2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for YY2 Gene Hs.673601

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for YY2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in kidney, liver, spleen and testis but not in colon.
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with YY2: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for YY2 Gene

Orthologs for YY2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for YY2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia YY2 35
  • 98.84 (n)
  • 98.12 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC102152457 35
  • 75.05 (n)
  • 65.3 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Yy2 35
  • 66.48 (n)
  • 57.3 (a)
Yy2 16
Yy2 36
  • 50 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 50 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 79 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves YY1 36
  • 72 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 72 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii yy1a 36
  • 57 (a)
yy1b 36
  • 54 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta pho 36
  • 27 (a)
phol 36
  • 19 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 44 (a)
Species with no ortholog for YY2:
  • 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)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for YY2 Gene

Gene Tree for YY2 (if available)
Gene Tree for YY2 (if available)

Paralogs for YY2 Gene

Paralogs for YY2 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for YY2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for YY2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for YY2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_039586 A breast cancer sample

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for YY2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2740003 CNV Deletion 23290073

Relevant External Links for YY2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for YY2 Gene

Disorders for YY2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

MalaCards: The human disease database. (2) Diseases for YY2 Gene including...

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(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for YY2 Gene

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for YY2 Gene

Publications for YY2 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and functional characterization of the transcription factor YY2. (PMID: 15087442) Nguyen N. … Seto E. (J. Biol. Chem. 2004) 3 4 23
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 2 3 4
  3. Enhanceosome formation over the beta interferon promoter underlies a remote-control mechanism mediated by YY1 and YY2. (PMID: 16260628) Klar M. … Bode J. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2005) 3 4
  4. Transcriptional activity of the novel identified human yy2 promoter is modified by DNA methylation. (PMID: 19026728) Klar M. … Dame C. (Gene 2009) 3 23
  5. Rapid evolution of a recently retroposed transcription factor YY2 in mammalian genomes. (PMID: 16377127) Luo C. … Kim J. (Genomics 2006) 3 4

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