Aliases for BCL2L13 Gene
External Ids for BCL2L13 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BCL2L13 include Legionellosis and Cat Eye Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Regulation of Apoptosis by Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein and Mitophagy - animal. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cysteine-type endopeptidase activator activity involved in apoptotic process.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for BCL2L13 Gene
May promote the activation of caspase-3 and apoptosis.