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Aliases for ZIM2 Gene

Aliases for ZIM2 Gene

  • Zinc Finger Imprinted 2 2 3
  • Zinc Finger, Imprinted 2 3 5
  • Zinc Finger Protein 656 3 4
  • ZNF656 3 4

External Ids for ZIM2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZIM2 Gene

  • GC19M058168
  • GC19M057740
  • GC19M061851
  • GC19M061978
  • GC19M061395
  • GC19M061979
  • GC19M061980
  • GC19M057289
  • GC19M057290

Summaries for ZIM2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ZIM2 Gene

  • In human, ZIM2 and PEG3 (GeneID:5178) are two distinct genes that share a set of 5' exons and have a common promoter, and both genes are paternally expressed. Alternative splicing events connect the shared exons either with the remaining 4 exons unique to ZIM2, or with the remaining 2 exons unique to PEG3. This is in contrast to mouse and cow, where ZIM2 and PEG3 genes do not share exons in common, and the imprinting status of ZIM2 is also not conserved amongst mammals. Additional 5' alternatively spliced transcripts encoding the same protein have been found for the human ZIM2 gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]

GeneCards Summary for ZIM2 Gene

ZIM2 (Zinc Finger Imprinted 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Gene Expression. GO annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is ZNF274.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZIM2 Gene

  • May be involved in transcriptional regulation.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ZIM2 Gene

Genomics for ZIM2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ZIM2 Gene

Enhancers for ZIM2 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 ZIM2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ZIM2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around ZIM2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ZIM2 Gene

56,774,547 bp from pter
56,840,729 bp from pter
66,183 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ZIM2 Gene

Genes around ZIM2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ZIM2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ZIM2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ZIM2 Gene

Proteins for ZIM2 Gene

  • Protein details for ZIM2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Zinc finger imprinted 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2M3K1

    Protein attributes for ZIM2 Gene

    527 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    61164 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for ZIM2 Gene

Proteomics data for ZIM2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ZIM2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ZIM2 Gene

Domains & Families for ZIM2 Gene

Gene Families for ZIM2 Gene

Protein Domains for ZIM2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ZIM2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 KRAB domain.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 5 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
  • Contains 1 KRAB domain.
  • Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.
  • Contains 5 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with ZIM2: view

Function for ZIM2 Gene

Molecular function for ZIM2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May be involved in transcriptional regulation.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with ZIM2: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ZIM2 Gene

Localization for ZIM2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZIM2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ZIM2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ZIM2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ZIM2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for ZIM2 Gene

SuperPathways for ZIM2 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Gene Expression
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with ZIM2: view

Pathways by source for ZIM2 Gene

2 Reactome pathways for ZIM2 Gene

Interacting Proteins for ZIM2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ZIM2 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ZIM2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ZIM2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ZIM2 Gene

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ZIM2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ZIM2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ZIM2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ZIM2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ZIM2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x17.4) and Ovary (x5.2).

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ZIM2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Highest levels of expression in adult testis; modest levels in fetal kidney and brain.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ZIM2: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for ZIM2 Gene

Orthologs for ZIM2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for ZIM2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ZIM2 35
  • 76.32 (n)
  • 65.53 (a)
ZIM2 36
  • 56 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC102154522 35
  • 80.75 (n)
  • 71.93 (a)
ZIM2 36
  • 63 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 29 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ZIM2:
  • 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)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for ZIM2 Gene

Gene Tree for ZIM2 (if available)
Gene Tree for ZIM2 (if available)

Paralogs for ZIM2 Gene

Paralogs for ZIM2 Gene

(15) SIMAP similar genes for ZIM2 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with ZIM2: view

Variants for ZIM2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ZIM2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_021896 -
VAR_052931 -
VAR_052932 -
rs758750 -- 56,803,860(+) AAGGC(C/G)ACCAA intron-variant
rs7260644 -- 56,802,414(+) CCCCA(A/G)TGATT intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ZIM2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833884 CNV Loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for ZIM2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 89.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.89; 59.17% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for ZIM2 Gene

Disorders for ZIM2 Gene

Relevant External Links for ZIM2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for ZIM2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ZIM2 Gene

Publications for ZIM2 Gene

  1. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 67
  2. Lineage-specific imprinting and evolution of the zinc-finger gene ZIM2. (PMID: 15203203) Kim J. … Stubbs L. (Genomics 2004) 3
  3. 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
  4. Exon sharing of a novel human zinc-finger gene, ZIM2, and paternally expressed gene 3 (PEG3). (PMID: 10708526) Kim J. … Stubbs L. (Genomics 2000) 3

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