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Aliases for MTUS2 Gene

Aliases for MTUS2 Gene

  • Microtubule Associated Scaffold Protein 2 2 3 5
  • Cardiac Zipper Protein 2 3 4
  • KIAA0774 2 3 4
  • Microtubule Associated Tumor Suppressor Candidate 2 2 3
  • Microtubule Plus-End Tracking Protein TIP150 3 4
  • Tracking Protein Of 150 KDa 3 4
  • +TIP Of 150 KDa 2 3
  • TIP150 3 4
  • CAZIP 3 4
  • Microtubule-Associated Tumor Suppressor Candidate 2 3
  • ICIS 3

External Ids for MTUS2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MTUS2 Gene

  • KIAA0774

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MTUS2 Gene

  • GC13P028497
  • GC13P029599
  • GC13P010420

Summaries for MTUS2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MTUS2 Gene

MTUS2 (Microtubule Associated Scaffold Protein 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and microtubule binding. An important paralog of this gene is MTUS1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTUS2 Gene

  • Binds microtubules. Together with MAPRE1 may target the microtubule depolymerase KIF2C to the plus-end of microtubules. May regulate the dynamics of microtubules at their growing distal tip.

Additional gene information for MTUS2 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MTUS2 Gene

Genomics for MTUS2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for MTUS2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for MTUS2 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
GH13J029427 Promoter/Enhancer 1.7 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 650 +608.4 608367 1.5 MXI1 MAX SIN3A ZNF335 GLIS2 POLR2A ZBTB48 SCRT2 EZH2 MAZ MTUS2 PIR44178 MTUS2-AS1
GH13J028819 Promoter 0.9 Ensembl 650.7 -0.3 -347 0.8 CTCF MXI1 RB1 REST ZEB2 ZNF335 CTBP1 POLR2A EGR1 GLIS1 MTUS2 POM121L13P
GH13J029480 Promoter 0.5 EPDnew 650 +659.0 659019 0.1 MTUS2 MTUS2-AS1 PIR44178
GH13J028820 Enhancer 0.4 FANTOM5 658.2 -1.1 -1075 0.4 ZNF335 GLIS1 RAD21 MTUS2 POM121L13P
GH13J029454 Enhancer 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 11.1 +636.2 636166 3.6 HDAC1 PKNOX1 TAF9B ARNT NFRKB RAD21 NCOA2 TCF12 ZNF143 FOS MTUS2-AS1 MTUS2 PIR44178
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around MTUS2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for MTUS2 Gene

Genomic Locations for MTUS2 Gene
685,600 bases
Plus strand
481,337 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for MTUS2 Gene

Genes around MTUS2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MTUS2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MTUS2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MTUS2 Gene

Proteins for MTUS2 Gene

  • Protein details for MTUS2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Microtubule-associated tumor suppressor candidate 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A7E292
    • B4DF81
    • O94872
    • Q08E97
    • Q5JQR3
    • Q8N5E2

    Protein attributes for MTUS2 Gene

    1369 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    150195 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Interacts with KIF2C and MAPRE1; the interaction is direct and probably targets MTUS2 and KIF2C to microtubules.
    • Sequence=AAI50246.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAA34494.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI39910.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI39912.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI40386.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI40565.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI40566.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI41204.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for MTUS2 Gene


neXtProt entry for MTUS2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MTUS2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MTUS2 Gene

Domains & Families for MTUS2 Gene

Gene Families for MTUS2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for MTUS2 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • In the C-terminal section; belongs to the MTUS1 family.
  • In the C-terminal section; belongs to the MTUS1 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MTUS2: view

Function for MTUS2 Gene

Molecular function for MTUS2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binds microtubules. Together with MAPRE1 may target the microtubule depolymerase KIF2C to the plus-end of microtubules. May regulate the dynamics of microtubules at their growing distal tip.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for MTUS2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MTUS2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
GO:0008017 microtubule binding IDA 19543227
GO:0042803 protein homodimerization activity IPI 19543227
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MTUS2: view
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miRNA for MTUS2 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MTUS2 Gene

Localization for MTUS2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTUS2 Gene

Cytoplasm, cytoskeleton. Note=Associated with the microtubule network at the growing distal tip (the plus-end) of microtubules.

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 MTUS2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytoskeleton 4
cytosol 2
mitochondrion 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Cytokinetic bridge (3)
  • Microtubules (3)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MTUS2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 19806667
GO:0005737 COLOCALIZES_WITH cytoplasm IBA,IEA --
GO:0005813 colocalizes_with centrosome IDA 19543227
GO:0005856 cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0005874 microtubule IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MTUS2: view

Drugs & Compounds for MTUS2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MTUS2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MTUS2 Gene

Microtubule associated tumor suppressor candidate 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MTUS2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MTUS2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MTUS2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for MTUS2 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MTUS2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart - Left Ventricle (x10.5), Heart - Atrial Appendage (x6.4), and Artery - Aorta (x5.8).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MTUS2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal heart (41.6) and Fetal Brain (6.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for MTUS2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for MTUS2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of MTUS2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MTUS2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MTUS2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected in embryonic stem cells differentiating to cardiomyocytes.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for MTUS2 Gene

  • Pancreas(4.4)
  • Nervous system(4.4)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with MTUS2: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MTUS2 Gene

Orthologs for MTUS2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MTUS2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MTUS2 34 33
  • 99.32 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MTUS2 34 33
  • 83.39 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MTUS2 34
  • 83 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MTUS2 34 33
  • 78.2 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mtus2 16 34 33
  • 75.96 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 15 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MTUS2 34 33
  • 61.98 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MTUS2 34
  • 70 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.9204 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii MTUS2 (2 of 2) 34
  • 57 (a)
mtus2 34
  • 28 (a)
Species where no ortholog for MTUS2 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for MTUS2 Gene

Gene Tree for MTUS2 (if available)
Gene Tree for MTUS2 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for MTUS2: view image

Paralogs for MTUS2 Gene

Paralogs for MTUS2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for MTUS2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MTUS2: view

Variants for MTUS2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MTUS2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 13 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000000306 -- 29,280,743(+) G/A genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000000488 -- 29,006,246(+) T/C genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000004691 -- 29,000,776(+) C/T genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000008285 -- 29,124,870(+) G/A genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000008877 -- 29,053,276(+) C/T genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MTUS2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv341e199 CNV deletion 23128226
dgv539e212 CNV loss 25503493
dgv936n106 CNV deletion 24896259
dgv937n106 CNV deletion 24896259
dgv938n106 CNV deletion 24896259
esv1000206 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1003602 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1626402 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1638300 CNV deletion 17803354
esv2028726 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2404495 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2428654 CNV deletion 19546169
esv24526 CNV loss 19812545
esv2592607 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2604500 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2656848 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2671942 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2673934 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2674147 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2674542 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2747194 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747195 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747196 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747198 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747199 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747200 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747201 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747202 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747203 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747204 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747205 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747206 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747207 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2747209 CNV deletion 23290073
esv275414 CNV loss 21479260
esv3249718 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3249829 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3334629 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3354076 CNV duplication 20981092
esv3364547 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3436963 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3445341 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3550242 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3550243 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3550245 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3580586 CNV loss 25503493
esv3631648 CNV loss 21293372
esv3631649 CNV loss 21293372
esv3631652 CNV loss 21293372
esv4893 CNV loss 18987735
esv5230 CNV loss 18987735
esv8958 CNV loss 19470904
esv9584 CNV loss 19470904
esv992274 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1069740 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1070162 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1071089 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1071090 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1113553 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1113554 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1124870 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1127321 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1129545 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
nsv1134296 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1134297 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1134298 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1138208 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1139108 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1139797 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1144671 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1147021 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1149047 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1149120 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1149258 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv455851 CNV loss 19166990
nsv473604 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv561391 CNV loss 21841781
nsv561392 CNV loss 21841781
nsv64203 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv64217 CNV deletion 16902084
nsv819299 CNV loss 19587683
nsv958111 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv958113 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv958117 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv958145 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv976 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv976100 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv977223 CNV duplication 23825009
nsv978 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv983571 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for MTUS2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 94.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.21; 76.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for MTUS2 Gene

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No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MTUS2 Gene

Disorders for MTUS2 Gene

Additional Disease Information for MTUS2

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for MTUS2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MTUS2 Gene

Publications for MTUS2 Gene

  1. TIP150 interacts with and targets MCAK at the microtubule plus ends. (PMID: 19543227) Jiang K … Yao X (EMBO reports 2009) 2 3 4 58
  2. An ATIPical family of angiotensin II AT2 receptor-interacting proteins. (PMID: 20889352) Rodrigues-Ferreira S … Nahmias C (Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM 2010) 2 3 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. CAZIP, a novel protein expressed in the developing heart and nervous system. (PMID: 19806667) Du Puy L … Passier R (Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists 2009) 3 4 58
  5. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XI. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 9872452) Nagase T … Ohara O (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 1998) 3 4 58

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