Aliases for BNC2 Gene
External Ids for BNC2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BNC2 Gene
This gene encodes a conserved zinc finger protein. The encoded protein functions in skin color saturation. Mutations in this gene are associated with facial pigmented spots. This gene is also associated with susceptibility to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2016]
GeneCards Summary for BNC2 Gene
BNC2 (Basonuclin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BNC2 include Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction, Congenital and Urinary Tract Obstruction. An important paralog of this gene is BNC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for BNC2 Gene
Probable transcription factor specific for skin keratinocytes. May play a role in the differentiation of spermatozoa and oocytes (PubMed:14988505). May also play an important role in early urinary-tract development (PubMed:31051115).