Aliases for AADACL2 Gene

Aliases for AADACL2 Gene

  • Arylacetamide Deacetylase Like 2 2 3 5
  • Arylacetamide Deacetylase-Like 2 3 4
  • EC 3.1.1.- 4

External Ids for AADACL2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AADACL2 Gene

  • GC03P152936
  • GC03P151451
  • GC03P148843

Summaries for AADACL2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for AADACL2 Gene

AADACL2 (Arylacetamide Deacetylase Like 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and carboxylic ester hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is AADAC.

Additional gene information for AADACL2 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , Rfam classification and piRNA Summary for AADACL2 Gene

Genomics for AADACL2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for AADACL2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for AADACL2 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH03J151733 Promoter 0.3 EPDnew 750.6 0.0 -6 0.1 AADACL2 piR-56692-023 AADACL2-AS1
GH03J151199 Promoter/Enhancer 1.4 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.3 -532.3 -532323 4.3 LCORL NFIB CREM IKZF2 POLR2A BCL11A RUNX3 NFIC NFIA ATF7 GPR171 P2RY14 AADAC AADACL2 MF281437-038 RNA5SP145 RF00001-229 MED12L
GH03J151135 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.4 -598.7 -598715 3.2 SMARCE1 TEAD4 CBFA2T2 ZIC2 RFX1 PRDM10 PKNOX1 HDAC1 LEF1 EP300 MED12L AADACL2 lnc-SELENOT-5
GH03J152195 Enhancer 1.3 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 2.5 +467.3 467294 10 ZNF24 SMARCE1 JUND MYC CC2D1A ELF1 RELA MAX DACH1 TEAD4 MBNL1 MBNL1-AS1 ENSG00000243305 ENSG00000201217 AADACL2 LOC101928166 piR-37663-038 KR024014
GH03J151160 Enhancer 0.2 Ensembl 5 -572.8 -572815 1 MED12L AADACL2 hsa-miR-1273e-049 RF00994-691
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around AADACL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the AADACL2 gene promoter:
  • aMEF-2
  • Brachyury
  • Cdc5
  • FOXC1
  • FOXD1
  • FOXO1
  • FOXO1a
  • FOXO4
  • MEF-2A

Genomic Locations for AADACL2 Gene

Genomic Locations for AADACL2 Gene
27,424 bases
Plus strand
27,424 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for AADACL2 Gene

Genes around AADACL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
AADACL2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for AADACL2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for AADACL2 Gene

Proteins for AADACL2 Gene

  • Protein details for AADACL2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Arylacetamide deacetylase-like 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5HYJ4

    Protein attributes for AADACL2 Gene

    401 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    46099 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH65724.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI46075.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Wrong choice of CDS.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for AADACL2 Gene


neXtProt entry for AADACL2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for AADACL2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for AADACL2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for AADACL2 Gene

Domains & Families for AADACL2 Gene

Gene Families for AADACL2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for AADACL2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:
  • Arylacetamide deacetylase-like 2 (ADCL2_HUMAN)

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the 'GDXG' lipolytic enzyme family.
  • Belongs to the 'GDXG' lipolytic enzyme family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with AADACL2: view

Function for AADACL2 Gene

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for AADACL2 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for AADACL2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for AADACL2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
GO:0052689 carboxylic ester hydrolase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with AADACL2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with AADACL2: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for AADACL2 Gene

Localization for AADACL2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AADACL2 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for AADACL2 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endoplasmic reticulum 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for AADACL2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with AADACL2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for AADACL2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for AADACL2 Gene

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SuperPathways for AADACL2 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for AADACL2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for AADACL2 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for AADACL2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for AADACL2 Gene

(2) Drugs for AADACL2 Gene - From: DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Gibberellin A3 Experimental Pharma Target 0
GIBBERELLIN A4 Experimental Pharma Target 0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with AADACL2: view

Transcripts for AADACL2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for AADACL2 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(17) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links to gene/alias where relevant :

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for AADACL2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for AADACL2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for AADACL2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for AADACL2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for AADACL2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x25.4) and Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x22.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for AADACL2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of AADACL2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for AADACL2 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for AADACL2 Gene

  • Heart(2.7)
  • Pancreas(2.7)
  • Liver(2.3)
  • Nervous system(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with AADACL2: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for AADACL2 Gene

Orthologs for AADACL2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for AADACL2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia AADACL2 33 32
  • 99.58 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia AADACL2 33 32
  • 81.96 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Aadacl2 17 33 32
  • 81.05 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC100910567 32
  • 80.47 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia AADACL2 33 32
  • 74.23 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 33
  • 60 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 33
  • 50 (a)
-- 33
  • 50 (a)
-- 33
  • 49 (a)
-- 33
  • 33 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 33
  • 47 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 33
  • 49 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii aadac 33
  • 43 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea Y43F8A.3 33
  • 25 (a)
trcs-1 33
  • 21 (a)
F16F9.4 33
  • 20 (a)
T09B9.1 33
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 33
  • 24 (a)
Species where no ortholog for AADACL2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for AADACL2 Gene

Gene Tree for AADACL2 (if available)
Gene Tree for AADACL2 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for AADACL2: view image

Paralogs for AADACL2 Gene

Paralogs for AADACL2 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for AADACL2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with AADACL2: view

Variants for AADACL2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for AADACL2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000027872 -- 151,739,815(+) G/A intron_variant
rs1000093004 -- 151,741,033(+) T/C intron_variant
rs1000302470 -- 151,753,303(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1000396371 -- 151,759,773(+) T/A 3_prime_UTR_variant, genic_downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000411538 -- 151,753,007(+) A/T intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for AADACL2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2759189 CNV loss 17122850
esv3598186 CNV loss 21293372
nsv511102 OTHER complex 20534489
nsv522472 CNV loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for AADACL2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 78.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.61; 30.99% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for AADACL2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AADACL2 Gene

Disorders for AADACL2 Gene

Additional Disease Information for AADACL2

No disorders were found for AADACL2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for AADACL2 Gene

Publications for AADACL2 Gene

  1. Isolation and characterization of arylacetamide deacetylase in cynomolgus macaques. (PMID: 25715734) Uno Y … Imai T (The Journal of veterinary medical science 2015) 2 3 56
  2. Phylogenetic-based propagation of functional annotations within the Gene Ontology consortium. (PMID: 21873635) Gaudet P … Thomas PD (Briefings in bioinformatics 2011) 3 56
  3. The full-ORF clone resource of the German cDNA Consortium. (PMID: 17974005) Bechtel S … Schupp I (BMC genomics 2007) 4 56
  4. Large-scale identification of human genes implicated in epidermal barrier function. (PMID: 17562024) Toulza E … Guerrin M (Genome biology 2007) 3 56
  5. hORFeome v3.1: a resource of human open reading frames representing over 10,000 human genes. (PMID: 17207965) Lamesch P … Vidal M (Genomics 2007) 3 56

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