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Aliases for FOXD2 Gene

Aliases for FOXD2 Gene

  • Forkhead Box D2 2 3 5
  • Forkhead-Related Transcription Factor 9 3 4
  • Forkhead-Related Protein FKHL17 3 4
  • FREAC-9 3 4
  • FKHL17 3 4
  • FREAC9 3 4
  • Forkhead, Drosophila, Homolog-Like 17 3
  • Forkhead-Related Activator 9 3
  • Forkhead Box Protein D2 3
  • Forkhead-Like 17 3

External Ids for FOXD2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FOXD2 Gene

  • FKHL17

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FOXD2 Gene

  • GC01P047527
  • GC01P046790
  • GC01P047260
  • GC01P047271
  • GC01P047613
  • GC01P047674
  • GC01P047901
  • GC01P046020

Summaries for FOXD2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for FOXD2 Gene

  • This gene belongs to the forkhead family of transcription factors which is characterized by a distinct forkhead domain. The specific function of this gene has not yet been determined. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for FOXD2 Gene

FOXD2 (Forkhead Box D2) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include DNA binding transcription factor activity and RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXD1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXD2 Gene

  • Probable transcription factor involved in embryogenesis and somatogenesis.

Additional gene information for FOXD2 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FOXD2 Gene

Genomics for FOXD2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for FOXD2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for FOXD2 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
GH01I047436 Promoter/Enhancer 1.8 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 550.8 +1.3 1308 2.6 HDGF SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 IRF4 POLR2B CBX5 E2F8 LINC01389 GC01M047436 FOXD2 CMPK1
GH01I047188 Promoter/Enhancer 1.9 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10 -244.8 -244782 4.5 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZNF48 PDZK1IP1 ENSG00000226252 TAL1 FOXE3 LINC01389 FOXD2 FOXD2-AS1 GC01M047220
GH01I047332 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 4.6 -101.7 -101728 4.2 HDGF SMAD1 FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 POLR2B ZNF766 CMPK1 ENSG00000226252 FOXE3 TAL1 LINC01389 PDZK1IP1 FOXD2 GC01P047350
GH01I047695 Enhancer 1 ENCODE dbSUPER 11.4 +262.2 262234 4.6 FOXA2 THRB RAD21 ZBTB40 RARA YY1 RXRA CEBPB GLIS1 ZNF341 FOXD2 FOXD2-AS1 LINC01389 FOXE3 LINC01738 PIR52707 GC01P047709
GH01I047758 Enhancer 1.2 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 9.5 +323.2 323180 1.6 JUN MAX RAD21 BRCA1 RFX5 ZFHX2 POLR2A NFYB SMC3 RCOR1 FOXD2 FOXD2-AS1 ENSG00000225028 ENSG00000223814 GC01M047709
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around FOXD2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the FOXD2 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for FOXD2 Gene

Genomic Locations for FOXD2 Gene
4,675 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FOXD2 Gene

Genes around FOXD2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FOXD2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FOXD2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FOXD2 Gene

Proteins for FOXD2 Gene

  • Protein details for FOXD2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Forkhead box protein D2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5SVZ3

    Protein attributes for FOXD2 Gene

    495 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    48748 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FOXD2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for FOXD2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FOXD2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FOXD2 Gene

Domains & Families for FOXD2 Gene

Gene Families for FOXD2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Transcription factors

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FOXD2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FOXD2: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXD2 Gene

Function for FOXD2 Gene

Molecular function for FOXD2 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
transcription factor-like 17,with a Drosophila homeo forkhead DNA binding domain homolog,kidney expressed
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable transcription factor involved in embryogenesis and somatogenesis.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for FOXD2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FOXD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000981 RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding IBA --
GO:0001228 transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA binding IC --
GO:0003677 DNA binding IEA --
GO:0003700 DNA binding transcription factor activity TAS 9403061
GO:0043565 sequence-specific DNA binding IDA 23332764
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FOXD2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FOXD2: view

Animal Models for FOXD2 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FOXD2:

miRNA for FOXD2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FOXD2

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FOXD2 Gene

Localization for FOXD2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXD2 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 FOXD2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FOXD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FOXD2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for FOXD2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FOXD2 Gene

SuperPathways for FOXD2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FOXD2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006366 transcription by RNA polymerase II IEA --
GO:0009653 anatomical structure morphogenesis IBA --
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FOXD2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FOXD2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FOXD2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FOXD2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FOXD2 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Additional mRNA sequences :
(8) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for FOXD2 Gene

Forkhead box D2:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FOXD2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FOXD2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FOXD2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for FOXD2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FOXD2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Colon - Transverse (x9.9), Nerve - Tibial (x8.8), and Artery - Aorta (x5.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for FOXD2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FOXD2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FOXD2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FOXD2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FOXD2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Kidney specific.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FOXD2: view

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for FOXD2 Gene

Orthologs for FOXD2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FOXD2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FOXD2 33
  • 96.62 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FOXD2 33 34
  • 89.72 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Foxd2 33 16 34
  • 82.99 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Foxd2 33
  • 82.24 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FOXD2 34
  • 67 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FOXD2 34
  • 64 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FOXD1 34
  • 83 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FOXD2 34
  • 57 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii foxd1 34
  • 51 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta fd59A 35 34
  • 84 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-130 35 34
  • 77 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 28 (a)
CSA.2032 34
  • 28 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FOXD2 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for FOXD2 Gene

Gene Tree for FOXD2 (if available)
Gene Tree for FOXD2 (if available)

Paralogs for FOXD2 Gene

(9) SIMAP similar genes for FOXD2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FOXD2: view

Variants for FOXD2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FOXD2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000176777 -- 47,434,464(+) C/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000589236 -- 47,440,217(+) G/T 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001340469 -- 47,435,611(+) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1001482835 -- 47,439,989(+) A/G 3_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001538155 -- 47,435,373(+) CCTCCTC/CCTC upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FOXD2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1001779 CNV gain 25217958
nsv950710 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for FOXD2 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 5.22; 69.94% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for FOXD2 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 for FOXD2 Gene

Disorders for FOXD2 Gene

Additional Disease Information for FOXD2

No disorders were found for FOXD2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FOXD2 Gene

Publications for FOXD2 Gene

  1. Cloning and characterization of freac-9 (FKHL17), a novel kidney-expressed human forkhead gene that maps to chromosome 1p32-p34. (PMID: 9403061) Ernstsson S … Enerbäck S (Genomics 1997) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Pharmacogenomic study of side-effects for antidepressant treatment options in STAR*D. (PMID: 22041458) Clark SL … van den Oord EJ (Psychological medicine 2012) 3 44 58
  3. A winged helix forkhead (FOXD2) tunes sensitivity to cAMP in T lymphocytes through regulation of cAMP-dependent protein kinase RIalpha. (PMID: 12621056) Johansson CC … Taskén K (The Journal of biological chemistry 2003) 2 3 58
  4. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  5. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin EL … Gygi SP (Cell 2015) 3 58

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