Aliases for CYLC2 Gene
External Ids for CYLC2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CYLC2 Gene
Cylicin II (CYCL2) is specifically expressed in testis and is part of the cytoskeletal calyx of mammalian sperm heads. Cylicin II may play a role in the morphogenesis of the sperm head. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for CYLC2 Gene
CYLC2 (Cylicin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CYLC2 include Retinal Lattice Degeneration and Vitreous Syneresis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include structural constituent of cytoskeleton. An important paralog of this gene is CYLC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CYLC2 Gene
Possible architectural role during spermatogenesis. May be involved in spermatid differentiation.