External Ids for KIF2B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KIF2B Gene
GeneCards Summary for KIF2B Gene
KIF2B (Kinesin Family Member 2B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KIF2B include Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 4C and Hereditary Neuropathies. Among its related pathways are Response to elevated platelet cytosolic Ca2+ and Innate Immune System. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include ATPase activity and microtubule motor activity. An important paralog of this gene is KIF2A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KIF2B Gene
Plus end-directed microtubule-dependent motor required for spindle assembly and chromosome movement. Has microtubule depolymerization activity (PubMed:17538014). Plays a role in chromosome congression (PubMed:23891108).