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Aliases for DPH2 Gene

Aliases for DPH2 Gene

  • DPH2 Homolog 2 3 5
  • S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine:L-Histidine 3-Amino-3-Carboxypropyltransferase 2 3 4
  • Diphtheria Toxin Resistance Protein 2 3 4
  • Diphthamide Biosynthesis Protein 2 3 4
  • DPH2L2 3 4
  • Diptheria Toxin Resistance Protein Required For Diphthamide Biosynthesis-Like 2 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • Diptheria Toxin Resistance Protein Required For Diphthamide Biosynthesis-Like 2 3
  • 2-(3-Amino-3-Carboxypropyl)Histidine Synthase Subunit 2 3
  • Diphthamide Biosynthesis Protein 2 Homolog-Like 2 3
  • Diphthamide Biosynthesis-Like Protein 2 3
  • DPH2 Homolog (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • DPH2-Like 2 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • EC 4
  • DPH2-Like 2 3

External Ids for DPH2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DPH2 Gene

  • DPH2L2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DPH2 Gene

  • GC01P044105
  • GC01P044208
  • GC01P044435
  • GC01P042552

Summaries for DPH2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DPH2 Gene

  • This gene is one of two human genes similar to the yeast gene dph2. The yeast gene was identified by its ability to complement a diphthamide mutant strain, and thus probably functions in diphthamide biosynthesis. Diphthamide is a post-translationally modified histidine residue present in elongation factor 2 (EF2) that is the target of diphtheria toxin ADP-ribosylation. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2016]

GeneCards Summary for DPH2 Gene

DPH2 (DPH2 Homolog) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DPH2 include Diphtheria. Among its related pathways are Metabolism of proteins and Gamma carboxylation, hypusine formation and arylsulfatase activation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include 2-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)histidine synthase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DPH2 Gene

  • Required for the first step in the synthesis of diphthamide, a post-translational modification of histidine which occurs in translation elongation factor 2 (EEF2).

Additional gene information for DPH2 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DPH2 Gene

Genomics for DPH2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for DPH2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for DPH2 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH01I043969 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +0.2 163 1.6 PKNOX1 ATF1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 YY1 ETS1 POLR2B ZNF766 DPH2 PIR55688 ATP6V0B SZT2 KIF2C
GH01I044027 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.8 +60.5 60522 5 HDGF PKNOX1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 POLR2B ZNF766 ZNF207 ZNF143 ENSG00000230615 SLC6A9 ERI3-IT1 IPO13 DPH2 ARTN CCDC24 B4GALT2
GH01I044805 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 6.2 +840.5 840470 10.7 MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 E2F8 ZNF143 MEF2D SSRP1 BTBD19 TOE1 GPBP1L1 RPS8 HECTD3 MUTYH RPL7AP16 RPS15AP10 ENSG00000225721 UROD
GH01I043853 Enhancer 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.6 -116.4 -116426 0.9 NFIB ZNF133 MZF1 ZNF2 ZNF366 ZSCAN5C ZNF391 RUNX3 EGR2 ZNF362 SHMT1P1 GC01M043853 ARTN IPO13 DPH2 LOC101929609 KDM4A-AS1 ST3GAL3
GH01I043857 Enhancer 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.3 -111.4 -111395 1.2 MZF1 FEZF1 ZNF2 ZNF366 RCOR1 SP3 USF2 ELF1 ZNF217 GLIS1 GC01M043857 ARTN IPO13 DPH2 ST3GAL3 KDM4A-AS1 LOC101929592 LOC101929609 GC01M043853
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around DPH2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the DPH2 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for DPH2 Gene

Genomic Locations for DPH2 Gene
3,391 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DPH2 Gene

Genes around DPH2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DPH2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DPH2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DPH2 Gene

Proteins for DPH2 Gene

  • Protein details for DPH2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    2-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)histidine synthase subunit 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MVC9
    • B2RDE3
    • B4DNI8
    • O60623

    Protein attributes for DPH2 Gene

    489 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    52083 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with DPH1.

    Alternative splice isoforms for DPH2 Gene


neXtProt entry for DPH2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DPH2 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at posLast=256256
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DPH2 Gene

Domains & Families for DPH2 Gene

Gene Families for DPH2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Enzymes
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for DPH2 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the DPH1/DPH2 family. DPH2 subfamily.
  • Belongs to the DPH1/DPH2 family. DPH2 subfamily.
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Function for DPH2 Gene

Molecular function for DPH2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
L-histidine-[translation elongation factor 2] + S-adenosyl-L-methionine = 2-((3S)-3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)-L-histidine-[translation elongation factor 2] + S-methyl-5-thioadenosine.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Required for the first step in the synthesis of diphthamide, a post-translational modification of histidine which occurs in translation elongation factor 2 (EEF2).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for DPH2 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for DPH2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DPH2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
GO:0090560 2-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)histidine synthase activity EXP 20559380
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DPH2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with DPH2: view

Animal Models for DPH2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for DPH2:
  • Dph2 tm2(EUCOMM)Wtsi

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DPH2 Gene

Localization for DPH2 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DPH2 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
peroxisome 2
nucleus 2
mitochondrion 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DPH2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DPH2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DPH2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for DPH2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with DPH2: view

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9BQC3-DPH2_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthesis.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DPH2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0017183 peptidyl-diphthamide biosynthetic process from peptidyl-histidine TAS,IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DPH2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for DPH2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for DPH2 Gene

(1) Drugs for DPH2 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with DPH2: view

Transcripts for DPH2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DPH2 Gene

DPH2 homolog (S. cerevisiae):
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DPH2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b · 4c · 4d · 4e · 4f ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7 ^ 8a ·
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - -
SP5: - - - - - - - - -
SP6: - - - - -
SP7: - - - -
SP8: - - - - -
SP9: - - -
SP10: - - - -
SP11: - - - - - -
SP12: - - - - -
SP13: - - - - -
SP15: - -
SP16: -
SP17: -

ExUns: 8b

Relevant External Links for DPH2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DPH2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for DPH2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DPH2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (15.9), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (15.4), Blymphocyte (15.1), and Fetal Brain (7.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for DPH2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for DPH2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of DPH2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DPH2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DPH2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Strongly expressed in skeletal muscle. Moderately expressed in heart, small intestine, liver, pancreas, testis and colon. Weakly expressed in brain, placenta, kidney, spleen, thymus, prostate, ovary and lymphocytes.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for DPH2 Gene

  • Intestine(4.3)
  • Kidney(4.2)
  • Pancreas(4.2)
  • Nervous system(3.4)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with DPH2: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for DPH2 Gene

Orthologs for DPH2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for DPH2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DPH2 33 34
  • 88.39 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DPH2 33 34
  • 87.79 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Dph2 33
  • 81.97 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dph2 33 16 34
  • 81.76 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia DPH2 34
  • 72 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DPH2 34
  • 67 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DPH2 33 34
  • 58.46 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DPH2 34
  • 47 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia dph2 33
  • 54.31 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii dph2 33 34
  • 49.65 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG7265 33 34
  • 47.63 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000934 33
  • 45.92 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea dph-2 34
  • 30 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AER097C 33
  • 43.99 (n)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0D02948g 33
  • 41.87 (n)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes DPH2 33 34 36
  • 41.01 (n)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT3G59630 33
  • 41.91 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os11g0265600 33
  • 45.16 (n)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU06168 33
  • 44.77 (n)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes dph2 33
  • 43.93 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 34 (a)
Species where no ortholog for DPH2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for DPH2 Gene

Gene Tree for DPH2 (if available)
Gene Tree for DPH2 (if available)

Paralogs for DPH2 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for DPH2 Gene

Variants for DPH2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DPH2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000148039 -- 43,971,132(+) C/T 5_prime_UTR_variant, coding_sequence_variant, intron_variant, missense_variant
rs1000553596 -- 43,969,743(+) TTC/ upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000624774 -- 43,970,836(+) A/G intron_variant
rs1000769331 -- 43,970,671(+) T/C 5_prime_UTR_variant, coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, synonymous_variant
rs1001653886 -- 43,971,604(+) G/A coding_sequence_variant, intron_variant, synonymous_variant

Variation tolerance for DPH2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 44.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.35; 26.71% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for DPH2 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assay Products

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DPH2 Gene

Disorders for DPH2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for DPH2 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
  • corynebacterium infection
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search DPH2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for DPH2

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with DPH2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for DPH2 Gene

Publications for DPH2 Gene

  1. Cloning and localization of a human diphthamide biosynthesis-like protein-2 gene, DPH2L2. (PMID: 9782084) Schultz DC … Godwin AK (Genomics 1998) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Identification of the proteins required for biosynthesis of diphthamide, the target of bacterial ADP-ribosylating toxins on translation elongation factor 2. (PMID: 15485916) Liu S … Leppla SH (Molecular and cellular biology 2004) 2 3 22 58
  3. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose JE … Uhl GR (Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 2010) 3 44 58
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 58
  5. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58

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