Aliases for BPIFB2 Gene
External Ids for BPIFB2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for BPIFB2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BPIFB2 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the lipid transfer/lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LT/LBP) gene family. It is highly expressed in hypertrophic tonsils. This gene and three other members of the LT/LBP gene family form a cluster on the long arm of chromosome 20. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for BPIFB2 Gene
BPIFB2 (BPI Fold Containing Family B Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BPIFB2 include Midface Dysplasia and Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis. Among its related pathways are Innate Immune System and Defensins. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include lipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is BPIFB3.