Aliases for BCL2L13 Gene
External Ids for BCL2L13 Gene
This gene encodes a mitochondrially-localized protein with conserved B-cell lymphoma 2 homology motifs. Overexpression of the encoded protein results in apoptosis. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2012]
GeneCards Summary for BCL2L13 Gene
BCL2L13 (BCL2-Like 13 (Apoptosis Facilitator)) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BCL2L13 include cat eye syndrome. Among its related pathways are Legionellosis. GO annotations related to this gene include cysteine-type endopeptidase activator activity involved in apoptotic process.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BCL2L13 Gene
May promote the activation of caspase-3 and apoptosis