Aliases for NT5C2 Gene
External Ids for NT5C2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for NT5C2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NT5C2 Gene
This gene encodes a hydrolase that serves as an important role in cellular purine metabolism by acting primarily on inosine 5'-monophosphate and other purine nucleotides. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]
This gene, when mutated to be over-active, has been linked to chemotherapy resistance in relapsed T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
GeneCards Summary for NT5C2 Gene
NT5C2 (5'-Nucleotidase, Cytosolic II) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NT5C2 include Spastic Paraplegia 45, Autosomal Recessive and Paraplegia. Among its related pathways are ATP/ITP metabolism and Thiopurine Pathway, Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleotide binding and nucleoside phosphotransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is NT5DC4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for NT5C2 Gene
May have a critical role in the maintenance of a constant composition of intracellular purine/pyrimidine nucleotides in cooperation with other nucleotidases. Preferentially hydrolyzes inosine 5'-monophosphate (IMP) and other purine nucleotides.