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Aliases for ERC2 Gene

Aliases for ERC2 Gene

  • ELKS/RAB6-Interacting/CAST Family Member 2 2 3 5
  • CAZ-Associated Structural Protein 3
  • Cytomatrix Protein P110 3
  • ERC Protein 2 3
  • KIAA0378 4
  • SPBC110 3
  • Spc110 3
  • CAST1 3
  • ELKSL 3
  • CAST 3

External Ids for ERC2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ERC2 Gene

  • GC03M055520

Summaries for ERC2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ERC2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein that belongs to the Rab3-interacting molecule (RIM)-binding protein family. Members of this protein family form part of the cytomatrix at the active zone (CAZ) complex and function as regulators of neurotransmitter release. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2015]

GeneCards Summary for ERC2 Gene

ERC2 (ELKS/RAB6-Interacting/CAST Family Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ERC2 include Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, 1P. Among its related pathways are Diurnally Regulated Genes with Circadian Orthologs. An important paralog of this gene is ERC1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ERC2 Gene

  • Thought to be involved in the organization of the cytomatrix at the nerve terminals active zone (CAZ) which regulates neurotransmitter release. Seems to act together with BSN. May recruit liprin-alpha proteins to the CAZ.

Gene Wiki entry for ERC2 Gene

Additional gene information for ERC2 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ERC2 Gene

Genomics for ERC2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for ERC2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for ERC2 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
GH03J056467 Promoter/Enhancer 1.8 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 650.7 +0.5 465 1.8 PKNOX1 SIN3A ZNF335 GLIS2 ZNF143 ZNF350 FOS ZNF680 SP3 NFYC ERC2 FAM208A CCDC66 LOC105377099
GH03J055610 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 650 +857.4 857436 0.1 LOC105377100 ERC2 GC03P055654
GH03J056494 Enhancer 1 ENCODE 11.3 -26.5 -26522 0.2 MLX ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 IRF4 SLC30A9 ZNF766 ERC2 GC03P056532
GH03J056323 Enhancer 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 9.2 +144.3 144302 1.4 FOSL1 JUND JUN FOS ZNF600 ERC2 GC03M056325 GC03P056281
GH03J056269 Enhancer 0.4 ENCODE 8.5 +198.3 198272 0.5 KLF1 ZNF610 WT1 ERC2 GC03P056281 GC03P056185
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GeneHancers around ERC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the ERC2 gene promoter:
  • Evi-1
  • Olf-1
  • c-Fos
  • GATA-3
  • MyoD
  • AP-1
  • c-Jun
  • FosB
  • Fra-1
  • JunB

Genomic Locations for ERC2 Gene

Genomic Locations for ERC2 Gene
960,059 bases
Minus strand
960,056 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ERC2 Gene

Genes around ERC2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ERC2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ERC2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ERC2 Gene

Proteins for ERC2 Gene

  • Protein details for ERC2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    ERC protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2T9F6
    • Q86TK4

    Protein attributes for ERC2 Gene

    957 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    110558 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with BSN, ERC1, PPFIA1, PPFIA2, PPFIA3 and PPFIA4. Interacts through its C-terminus with the PDZ domain of RIMS1. Part of a complex consisting of ERC2, RIMS1 and UNC13A.
    • Sequence=BAA20832.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for ERC2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ERC2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ERC2 Gene

Domains & Families for ERC2 Gene

Gene Families for ERC2 Gene

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

Protein Domains for ERC2 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ERC2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with ERC2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ERC2 Gene

Function for ERC2 Gene

Molecular function for ERC2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Thought to be involved in the organization of the cytomatrix at the nerve terminals active zone (CAZ) which regulates neurotransmitter release. Seems to act together with BSN. May recruit liprin-alpha proteins to the CAZ.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for ERC2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ERC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12923177
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ERC2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with ERC2: view

Animal Models for ERC2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ERC2:

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ERC2 Gene

Localization for ERC2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ERC2 Gene

Cytoplasm. Cell junction, synapse. Cell junction, synapse, synaptosome. Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Note=In neurons, localized to synapses, and colocalizes with PCLO. Localized to the active zone of presynaptic density (By similarity). {ECO:0000250}.

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 ERC2 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 4
cytoskeleton 4
nucleus 3
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ERC2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0030054 cell junction IEA --
GO:0030426 growth cone ISS --
GO:0042734 presynaptic membrane ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ERC2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for ERC2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for ERC2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with ERC2: view

Pathways by source for ERC2 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for ERC2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ERC2 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ERC2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ERC2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ERC2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ERC2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ERC2 Gene

ELKS/RAB6-interacting/CAST family member 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ERC2 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10a · 10b · 10c ^ 11a · 11b · 11c · 11d
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - -
SP3: -
SP5: -
SP7: - - - - -

Relevant External Links for ERC2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ERC2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for ERC2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ERC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x7.6), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x7.0), Brain - Amygdala (x5.9), Brain - Cortex (x4.9), and Brain - Hippocampus (x4.3).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ERC2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain (44.2) and Esophagus (7.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for ERC2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ERC2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ERC2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ERC2 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for ERC2 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.7)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ERC2: view

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for ERC2 Gene

Orthologs for ERC2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ERC2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ERC2 34 33
  • 99.76 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ERC2 34
  • 99 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ERC2 34
  • 96 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ERC2 34 33
  • 93.45 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Erc2 16 34 33
  • 90.65 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Erc2 33
  • 90.12 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 87 (a)
-- 34
  • 57 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ERC2 34 33
  • 82.1 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ERC2 34
  • 72 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia erc2 33
  • 76.96 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii CR936337.1 34
  • 82 (a)
LOC572002 33
  • 72.19 (n)
ERC2 (2 of 2) 34
  • 51 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta brp 34
  • 8 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea elks-1 34
  • 13 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 43 (a)
Cin.4539 33
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4539 33
Species where no ortholog for ERC2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • 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 (Oryza sativa)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for ERC2 Gene

Gene Tree for ERC2 (if available)
Gene Tree for ERC2 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for ERC2: view image

Paralogs for ERC2 Gene

Paralogs for ERC2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for ERC2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

  • H7C4G9_HUMAN
genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with ERC2: view

Variants for ERC2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ERC2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000003631 -- 55,717,631(-) CAAC/ intron_variant
rs1000005325 -- 56,302,005(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000007197 -- 55,787,967(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000009357 -- 55,785,873(-) A/G intron_variant
rs1000010263 -- 56,042,395(-) G/A/C/T intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ERC2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv999867 CNV gain 25217958
nsv822096 CNV loss 20364138
nsv590361 CNV loss 21841781
nsv522496 CNV loss 19592680
nsv520599 CNV loss 19592680
nsv517851 CNV gain 19592680
nsv509826 OTHER sequence alteration 20534489
nsv509825 OTHER sequence alteration 20534489
nsv508930 CNV insertion 20534489
nsv508929 CNV insertion 20534489
nsv478176 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv477635 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv477581 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv475742 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv473412 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv3834 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv3833 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv3831 CNV insertion 18451855
nsv235 CNV insertion 15895083
nsv1143051 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
nsv1117338 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
nsv1109517 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1074595 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1013405 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1012098 CNV gain 25217958
esv3596209 CNV gain 21293372
esv3596208 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596207 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596203 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596201 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596199 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596198 CNV loss 21293372
esv3596196 CNV loss 21293372
esv3371872 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3359640 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3335896 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3306778 CNV mobile element insertion 20981092
esv3303094 CNV tandem duplication 20981092
esv2759150 CNV loss 17122850
esv2725298 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2725297 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2725295 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2674565 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2668864 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2668305 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2662090 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2659142 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2645094 CNV deletion 19546169
esv1936904 CNV deletion 18987734
esv1042880 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1005418 CNV insertion 20482838

Variation tolerance for ERC2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 3.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.17; 69.58% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for ERC2 Gene

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ERC2 Gene

Disorders for ERC2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for ERC2 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cardiomyopathy, dilated, 1p
  • cmd1p
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search ERC2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Additional Disease Information for ERC2

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 ERC2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ERC2 Gene

Publications for ERC2 Gene

  1. Interaction of the ERC family of RIM-binding proteins with the liprin-alpha family of multidomain proteins. (PMID: 12923177) Ko J … Kim E (The Journal of biological chemistry 2003) 3 4 22 58
  2. Case-case genome-wide association analysis shows markers differentially associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and implicates calcium channel genes. (PMID: 21057379) Curtis D … Gurling HM (Psychiatric genetics 2011) 3 44 58
  3. Human variation in alcohol response is influenced by variation in neuronal signaling genes. (PMID: 20201926) Joslyn G … White RL (Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research 2010) 3 44 58
  4. 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
  5. Molecular genetics of successful smoking cessation: convergent genome-wide association study results. (PMID: 18519826) Uhl GR … Lerman C (Archives of general psychiatry 2008) 3 44 58

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