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Aliases for TUSC2 Gene

Aliases for TUSC2 Gene

  • Tumor Suppressor Candidate 2 2 3 5
  • PDGFA Associated Protein 2 2 3
  • PDGFA-Associated Protein 2 3 4
  • Fusion 1 Protein 3 4
  • Fus-1 Protein 3 4
  • C3orf11 3 4
  • PDAP2 3 4
  • FUS1 3 4
  • LGCC 4
  • PAP 3

External Ids for TUSC2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for TUSC2 Gene

  • PDAP2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TUSC2 Gene

  • GC03M050321
  • GC03M050338

Summaries for TUSC2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TUSC2 Gene

  • This gene is a highly conserved lung cancer candidate gene. No other information about this gene is currently available. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for TUSC2 Gene

TUSC2 (Tumor Suppressor Candidate 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TUSC2 include Lung Cancer.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TUSC2 Gene

  • May function as a tumor suppressor, inhibiting colony formation, causing G1 arrest and ultimately inducing apoptosis in homozygous 3p21.3 120-kb region-deficient cells.

Gene Wiki entry for TUSC2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TUSC2 Gene

Genomics for TUSC2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TUSC2 Gene

Enhancers for TUSC2 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 TUSC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for TUSC2 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around TUSC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the TUSC2 gene promoter:

Genomic Location for TUSC2 Gene

50,320,027 bp from pter
50,328,251 bp from pter
8,225 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for TUSC2 Gene

Genes around TUSC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TUSC2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TUSC2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TUSC2 Gene

Proteins for TUSC2 Gene

  • Protein details for TUSC2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Tumor suppressor candidate 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R4Y9

    Protein attributes for TUSC2 Gene

    110 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    12074 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for TUSC2 Gene

Proteomics data for TUSC2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TUSC2 Gene

Other Protein References for TUSC2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TUSC2 Gene

Domains & Families for TUSC2 Gene

Protein Domains for TUSC2 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TUSC2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the TUSC2 family.
  • Belongs to the TUSC2 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TUSC2: view

No data available for Gene Families for TUSC2 Gene

Function for TUSC2 Gene

Molecular function for TUSC2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May function as a tumor suppressor, inhibiting colony formation, causing G1 arrest and ultimately inducing apoptosis in homozygous 3p21.3 120-kb region-deficient cells.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with TUSC2: view

Animal Models for TUSC2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for TUSC2:

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TUSC2 Gene

Localization for TUSC2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TUSC2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TUSC2 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
mitochondrion 3
nucleus 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TUSC2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for TUSC2 Gene

SuperPathways for TUSC2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TUSC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001779 natural killer cell differentiation IEA --
GO:0006909 phagocytosis IEA --
GO:0006954 inflammatory response IEA --
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling TAS 8780057
GO:0008283 cell proliferation TAS 8780057
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No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for TUSC2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for TUSC2 Gene

(1) Drugs for TUSC2 Gene - From: DGIdb

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
DOTAP:chol-FUS1 Pharma Others 0
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Transcripts for TUSC2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TUSC2 Gene

Tumor suppressor candidate 2:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TUSC2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4a · 4b · 4c
SP1: -
SP3: - -
SP4: - - -

Relevant External Links for TUSC2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TUSC2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TUSC2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TUSC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal Brain (28.9), Fetal testis (22.6), and Spinal cord (10.9).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for TUSC2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TUSC2 Gene Hs.517981

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TUSC2 Gene

Tissue specificity: Strong expression in heart, lung, skeletal muscle, kidney, and pancreas, followed by brain and liver, lowest levels in placenta.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with TUSC2: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for TUSC2 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for TUSC2 Gene

Orthologs for TUSC2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for TUSC2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TUSC2 35
  • 92.73 (n)
  • 94.55 (a)
TUSC2 36
  • 94 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tusc2 35
  • 88.79 (n)
  • 92.73 (a)
Tusc2 16
Tusc2 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TUSC2 35
  • 99.7 (n)
  • 99.09 (a)
TUSC2 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tusc2 35
  • 90 (n)
  • 93.64 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TUSC2 36
  • 88 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TUSC2 36
  • 70 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TUSC2 36
  • 78 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves TUSC2 35
  • 83.89 (n)
  • 88.33 (a)
TUSC2 36
  • 89 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia TUSC2 36
  • 78 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.5198 35
tusc2 35
  • 67.92 (n)
  • 68.87 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC68809 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.15528 35
tusc2a 35
  • 65.15 (n)
  • 70.91 (a)
tusc2a 36
  • 70 (a)
tusc2b 36
  • 65 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.974 35
Species with no ortholog for TUSC2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • 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)

Evolution for TUSC2 Gene

Gene Tree for TUSC2 (if available)
Gene Tree for TUSC2 (if available)

Paralogs for TUSC2 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for TUSC2 Gene

Variants for TUSC2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TUSC2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1044046 -- 50,325,855(-) CAGCA(C/T)AGCAG utr-variant-3-prime
rs9817669 -- 50,326,964(+) AGAAA(A/G)TGGGA intron-variant
rs11549672 -- 50,325,757(+) GTGCT(A/G)TAGCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs11549673 -- 50,324,940(+) AAATT(A/G)AACAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs59053713 -- 50,329,164(+) TTTTT(-/T)GAGTT upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TUSC2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv523662 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv876769 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv470561 CNV Loss 18288195
nsv876770 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1456e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv834692 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv460531 CNV Loss 19166990
dgv5131n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv5132n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv834693 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv3813 CNV Loss 18451855
dgv5133n71 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for TUSC2 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 0.04; 0.83% 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 TUSC2 Gene

Disorders for TUSC2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for TUSC2 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
lung cancer
  • lung cancer, protection against
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search TUSC2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for TUSC2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with TUSC2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for TUSC2 Gene

Publications for TUSC2 Gene

  1. Overexpression of candidate tumor suppressor gene FUS1 isolated from the 3p21.3 homozygous deletion region leads to G1 arrest and growth inhibition of lung cancer cells. (PMID: 11593436) Kondo M. … Minna J.D. (Oncogene 2001) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Loss and reduction of FUS1 protein expression is a frequent phenomenon in the pathogenesis of lung cancer. (PMID: 18172250) Prudkin L. … Wistuba I.I. (Clin. Cancer Res. 2008) 3 23
  3. Myristoylation of the fus1 protein is required for tumor suppression in human lung cancer cells. (PMID: 15126327) Uno F. … Ji L. (Cancer Res. 2004) 3 23
  4. Characterization of a novel platelet-derived growth factor-associated protein. (PMID: 8780057) Fischer W.H. … Schubert D. (J. Neurochem. 1996) 2 3
  5. Exogenous Restoration of TUSC2 Expression Induces Responsiveness to Erlotinib in Wildtype Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Lung Cancer Cells through Context Specific Pathways Resulting in Enhanced Therapeutic Efficacy. (PMID: 26053020) Dai B. … Roth J.A. (PLoS ONE 2015) 3

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