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Aliases for SOX2 Gene

Aliases for SOX2 Gene

  • SRY (Sex Determining Region Y)-Box 2 2 3
  • Sex Determining Region Y-Box 2 3
  • SRY-Related HMG-Box Gene 2 3
  • Transcription Factor SOX2 3
  • MCOPS3 3
  • ANOP3 3

External Ids for SOX2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SOX2 Gene

  • GC03P178128
  • GC03P182273
  • GC03P182831
  • GC03P182750
  • GC03P182912
  • GC03P181429
  • GC03P178834

Summaries for SOX2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SOX2 Gene

  • This intronless gene encodes a member of the SRY-related HMG-box (SOX) family of transcription factors involved in the regulation of embryonic development and in the determination of cell fate. The product of this gene is required for stem-cell maintenance in the central nervous system, and also regulates gene expression in the stomach. Mutations in this gene have been associated with optic nerve hypoplasia and with syndromic microphthalmia, a severe form of structural eye malformation. This gene lies within an intron of another gene called SOX2 overlapping transcript (SOX2OT). [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for SOX2 Gene

SOX2 (SRY (Sex Determining Region Y)-Box 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SOX2 include sox2 anophthalmia syndrome and microphthalmia, syndromic 3. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Developmental Biology. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is SOX3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SOX2 Gene

  • Transcription factor that forms a trimeric complex with OCT4 on DNA and controls the expression of a number of genes involved in embryonic development such as YES1, FGF4, UTF1 and ZFP206 (By similarity). Critical for early embryogenesis and for embryonic stem cell pluripotency. May function as a switch in neuronal development. Downstream SRRT target that mediates the promotion of neural stem cell self-renewal (By similarity). Keeps neural cells undifferentiated by counteracting the activity of proneural proteins and suppresses neuronal differentiation (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for SOX2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SOX2 Gene

Genomics for SOX2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SOX2 Gene

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Genomic Location for SOX2 Gene

Chromosome:
3
Start:
181,711,924 bp from pter
End:
181,714,436 bp from pter
Size:
2,513 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for SOX2 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for SOX2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SOX2 Gene

Proteins for SOX2 Gene

  • Protein details for SOX2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P48431-SOX2_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Transcription factor SOX-2
    Protein Accession:
    P48431
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q14537

    Protein attributes for SOX2 Gene

    Size:
    317 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34310 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with ZSCAN10. Interacts with SOX3 and FGFR1.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAA35997.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAA83435.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for SOX2 Gene

neXtProt entry for SOX2 Gene

Proteomics data for SOX2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SOX2 Gene

  • Sumoylation inhibits binding on DNA and negatively regulates the FGF4 transactivation.
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for SOX2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for SOX2 (SOX2)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SOX2 Gene

Domains & Families for SOX2 Gene

Gene Families for SOX2 Gene

Protein Domains for SOX2 Gene

InterPro:
ProtoNet:

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SOX2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P48431

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

SOX2_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 HMG box DNA-binding domain.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 HMG box DNA-binding domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with SOX2: view

Function for SOX2 Gene

Molecular function for SOX2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
SRY related HMG box gene 2,expressed in inner cell mass,primitive ectoderm,developing CNS,lens,induced by chordin,repressed by BMP4,activating FGF4,repressing osteopontin,inducing beta and delta crystallin expression,modulator of LINE retroposons promoter activity
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transcription factor that forms a trimeric complex with OCT4 on DNA and controls the expression of a number of genes involved in embryonic development such as YES1, FGF4, UTF1 and ZFP206 (By similarity). Critical for early embryogenesis and for embryonic stem cell pluripotency. May function as a switch in neuronal development. Downstream SRRT target that mediates the promotion of neural stem cell self-renewal (By similarity). Keeps neural cells undifferentiated by counteracting the activity of proneural proteins and suppresses neuronal differentiation (By similarity).

LifeMap Function Summary for SOX2 Gene

SOX2 as growth factor is involved in stem cell differentiation protocols towards the derivation of the following cells:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SOX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000976 transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IEA --
GO:0001077 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding IEA --
GO:0003677 DNA binding NAS 7849401
GO:0003700 transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding NAS 7849401
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 18456656
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SOX2: view

Animal Models for SOX2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SOX2:

Animal Model Products

Targeted motifs for SOX2 Gene
HOMER Transcription Factor Regulatory Elements motif SOX2
  • Consensus sequence: CCCATTGTTC Submotif: canonical Cell Type: mES GEO ID: GSE11431

Inhibitory RNA Products

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In Situ Assay Products

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) and Transcription Factor Targets for SOX2 Gene

Localization for SOX2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SOX2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for SOX2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SOX2 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 2
extracellular 2
plasma membrane 2
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SOX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus NAS 7849401
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
GO:0005667 transcription factor complex TAS 19736317
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 18027866
GO:0005829 cytosol IDA 18000303
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX2: view

Pathways & Interactions for SOX2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with SOX2: view

PCR Array Products

SIGNOR curated interactions for SOX2 Gene

Activates:
Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SOX2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter ISS --
GO:0001649 osteoblast differentiation IDA 18187129
GO:0001654 eye development IEP 18285410
GO:0001714 endodermal cell fate specification IDA 21245162
GO:0006325 chromatin organization NAS 7849401
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with SOX2: view

Drugs & Compounds for SOX2 Gene

(1) Drugs for SOX2 Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Zinc Approved Pharma 1404

(1) Additional Compounds for SOX2 Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
retinoic acid
302-79-4
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with SOX2: view

Transcripts for SOX2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SOX2 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for SOX2 Gene

SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 2:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SOX2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SOX2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
SOX2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
SOX2

Expression for SOX2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SOX2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SOX2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Amygdala (x5.1), Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (x5.0), Brain - Caudate (basal ganglia) (x5.0), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (x4.2), and Brain - Hippocampus (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SOX2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal Brain (41.7) and Lung (27.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for SOX2 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SOX2 Gene Hs.518438

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with SOX2: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for SOX2 Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SOX2 Gene

Orthologs for SOX2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SOX2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SOX2 35
  • 94.64 (n)
  • 97.48 (a)
SOX2 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SOX2 35
  • 96.32 (n)
  • 97.16 (a)
SOX2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Sox2 35
  • 93.48 (n)
  • 97.16 (a)
Sox2 16
Sox2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SOX2 35
  • 97.69 (n)
  • 96.53 (a)
SOX2 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Sox2 35
  • 93.8 (n)
  • 97.16 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SOX2 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia SOX2 36
  • 95 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SOX2 35
  • 85.93 (n)
  • 93.97 (a)
SOX2 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia sox2 35
  • 79.42 (n)
  • 87.78 (a)
Str.6201 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.18817 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii sox2 35
  • 81.1 (n)
  • 87.58 (a)
wufc14d07 35
sox2 36
  • 88 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta SoxN 36
  • 26 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea sox-2 36
  • 36 (a)
OneToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4045 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 34 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for SOX2:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for SOX2 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for SOX2 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for SOX2 (if available)

Paralogs for SOX2 Gene

(8) SIMAP similar genes for SOX2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

Pseudogenes.org Pseudogenes for SOX2 Gene

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Variants for SOX2 Gene

Variation tolerance for SOX2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 54.02% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.34; 7.45% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SOX2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
SOX2
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SOX2

PCR Panel Products

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SOX2 Gene

Disorders for SOX2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(30) MalaCards diseases for SOX2 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
sox2 anophthalmia syndrome
  • microphthalmia, syndromic 3
microphthalmia, syndromic 3
  • optic nerve hypoplasia and abnormalities of the central nervous system
sox2-related eye disorders
  • microphthalmia, syndromic 3
esophageal atresia
  • congenital atresia of esophagus
colon squamous cell carcinoma
  • colonic epidermoid carcinoma
- elite association
Search SOX2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

SOX2_HUMAN
  • Microphthalmia, syndromic, 3 (MCOPS3) [MIM:206900]: A disease characterized by the rare association of malformations including uni- or bilateral anophthalmia or microphthalmia, and esophageal atresia with trachoesophageal fistula. Microphthalmia is a disorder of eye formation, ranging from small size of a single eye to complete bilateral absence of ocular tissues (anophthalmia). In many cases, microphthalmia/anophthalmia occurs in association with syndromes that include non-ocular abnormalities. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12612584}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for SOX2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
SOX2
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
SOX2
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
SOX2
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No data available for Genatlas for SOX2 Gene

Publications for SOX2 Gene

  1. Differential expression profiling between atypical teratoid/rhabdoid and medulloblastoma tumor in vitro and in vivo using microarray analysis. (PMID: 19902219) Ma H.I. … Wong T.T. (Childs Nerv Syst 2010) 23 67
  2. SOX2 modulates alternative splicing in transitional cell carcinoma. (PMID: 20138825) Tung C.L. … Li C. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2010) 23 67
  3. Characterization of somatic cell nuclear reprogramming by oocytes in which a linker histone is required for pluripotency gene reactivation. (PMID: 20212135) Jullien J. … Gurdon J.B. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010) 23 67
  4. FM19G11, a new hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) modulator, affects stem cell differentiation status. (PMID: 19897487) Moreno-Manzano V. … SA!nchez-Puelles J.M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2010) 23 67
  5. Expression of the embryonic stem cell transcription factor SOX2 in human skin: relevance to melanocyte and merkel cell biology. (PMID: 20042675) Laga A.C. … Murphy G.F. (Am. J. Pathol. 2010) 23 67

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