Aliases for APOL2 Gene
External Ids for APOL2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for APOL2 Gene
This gene is a member of the apolipoprotein L gene family. The encoded protein is found in the cytoplasm, where it may affect the movement of lipids or allow the binding of lipids to organelles. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for APOL2 Gene
APOL2 (Apolipoprotein L2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with APOL2 include Schizophrenia and Phencyclidine Abuse. Among its related pathways are Cholesterol and Sphingolipids transport / Recycling to plasma membrane in lung (normal and CF). Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include signaling receptor binding and high-density lipoprotein particle binding. An important paralog of this gene is APOL1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for APOL2 Gene
May affect the movement of lipids in the cytoplasm or allow the binding of lipids to organelles.