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Aliases for ORMDL2 Gene

Aliases for ORMDL2 Gene

  • ORMDL Sphingolipid Biosynthesis Regulator 2 2 3 5
  • Adoplin-2 3 4
  • ORM1 (S. Cerevisiae)-Like 2 2
  • ORM1-Like 2 (S. Cerevisiae) 2
  • Expressed In Normal Aorta 3
  • ORM1-Like Protein 2 3
  • HSPC160 3
  • MSTP095 3
  • MST095 3

External Ids for ORMDL2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ORMDL2 Gene

  • GC12P056308
  • GC12P056433
  • GC12P055928
  • GC12P054498
  • GC12P054499
  • GC12P056211
  • GC12P053250

Summaries for ORMDL2 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ORMDL2 Gene

ORMDL2 (ORMDL Sphingolipid Biosynthesis Regulator 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ORMDL2 include Retinitis Pigmentosa 26. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Sphingolipid metabolism. An important paralog of this gene is ORMDL1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ORMDL2 Gene

  • Negative regulator of sphingolipid synthesis.

Additional gene information for ORMDL2 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 ORMDL2 Gene

Genomics for ORMDL2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for ORMDL2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for ORMDL2 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
GH12I055815 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 -0.1 -137 3.8 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YBX1 ZNF2 IRF4 ORMDL2 SARNP BAZ2A ZC3H10 DNAJC14 RN7SL809P CDK2 STAT2 RDH5 ENSG00000258317
GH12I055742 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 19.9 -73.5 -73493 4.6 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 YBX1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B GDF11 BAZ2A DNAJC14 MMP19 RN7SL809P CDK2 ZC3H10 TMEM198B ORMDL2 RNU6-343P
GH12I055925 Promoter/Enhancer 2.8 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.2 +115.4 115419 16.2 FEZF1 YBX1 IRF4 YY1 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 NFYC ZNF610 GLIS1 PYM1 DGKA BAZ2A DNAJC14 RN7SL809P ZC3H10 TMEM198B RNU6-343P PRIM1 CDK2
GH12I055715 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.2 -99.2 -99247 7.1 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 RDH5 BLOC1S1 PIR46127 PIR49113 BAZ2A DNAJC14 RN7SL809P TMEM198B PAN2 CDK2
GH12I056156 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.1 +342.0 342016 6.4 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 E2F8 ZNF143 NFYC ZFP41 MEF2D ENSG00000257809 MYL6 NEMP1 BAZ2A DNAJC14 TMEM198B ZC3H10 RN7SL809P ENSG00000257740 SMARCC2
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around ORMDL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the ORMDL2 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for ORMDL2 Gene

Genomic Locations for ORMDL2 Gene
3,961 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ORMDL2 Gene

Genes around ORMDL2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ORMDL2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ORMDL2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ORMDL2 Gene

Proteins for ORMDL2 Gene

  • Protein details for ORMDL2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    ORM1-like protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RA58
    • Q7Z4E5
    • Q8NFX0
    • Q9P004

    Protein attributes for ORMDL2 Gene

    153 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    17363 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for ORMDL2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ORMDL2 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for ORMDL2 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ORMDL2 Gene

Domains & Families for ORMDL2 Gene

Gene Families for ORMDL2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted membrane proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Protein Domains for ORMDL2 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ORMDL2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the ORM family.
  • Belongs to the ORM family.
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Function for ORMDL2 Gene

Molecular function for ORMDL2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Negative regulator of sphingolipid synthesis.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for ORMDL2 Gene

Phenotypes for ORMDL2 Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for ORMDL2:
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ORMDL2 Gene

Localization for ORMDL2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ORMDL2 Gene

Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

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 ORMDL2 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
plasma membrane 3
extracellular 2
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1
golgi apparatus 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Endoplasmic reticulum (3)
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Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ORMDL2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum IDA 12093374
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0035339 SPOTS complex IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ORMDL2: view

Pathways & Interactions for ORMDL2 Gene

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Pathways by source for ORMDL2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ORMDL2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006672 ceramide metabolic process IMP 20182505
GO:0090155 negative regulation of sphingolipid biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0090156 cellular sphingolipid homeostasis IBA --
GO:1900060 negative regulation of ceramide biosynthetic process IMP 25691431
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ORMDL2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ORMDL2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ORMDL2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ORMDL2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ORMDL2 Gene

ORM1-like 2 (S. cerevisiae):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ORMDL2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c
SP2: -
SP3: - -

Relevant External Links for ORMDL2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ORMDL2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for ORMDL2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ORMDL2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (29.3), Fetal testis (15.5), and Lung (12.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for ORMDL2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ORMDL2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ORMDL2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ORMDL2 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ORMDL2 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Expressed in adult and fetal heart, brain, lung, liver, skeletal muscle and kidney. Expressed in adult pancreas and placenta and in fetal spleen abd thymus.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for ORMDL2 Gene

  • Blood(4.2)
  • Pancreas(4.2)
  • Nervous system(4.2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ORMDL2: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for ORMDL2 Gene

Orthologs for ORMDL2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for ORMDL2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ORMDL2 33 34
  • 99.56 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 97 (a)
  • 93.46 (n)
-- 34
  • 88 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ORMDL2 33 34
  • 93.25 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ormdl2 33 16 34
  • 90.63 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ormdl2 33
  • 90.2 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ORMDL2 34
  • 86 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ormdl2 33
  • 79.52 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.24171 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ormdl2 33 34
  • 76.47 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta ORMDL 35 34
  • 50 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes ORM2 34
  • 27 (a)
ORM1 34
  • 24 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G01230 33
  • 51.02 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os07g0452500 33
  • 52.45 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 63 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.4417 33
Species where no ortholog for ORMDL2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ORMDL2 Gene

Gene Tree for ORMDL2 (if available)
Gene Tree for ORMDL2 (if available)

Paralogs for ORMDL2 Gene

Paralogs for ORMDL2 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for ORMDL2 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins: Pseudogenes for ORMDL2 Gene

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Variants for ORMDL2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ORMDL2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 12 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000323363 -- 55,818,037(+) A/C 5_prime_UTR_variant
rs1000878438 -- 55,818,088(+) G/A/C 5_prime_UTR_variant
rs1001253250 -- 55,817,996(+) G/C upstream_transcript_variant
rs1002167516 -- 55,818,311(+) C/T intron_variant
rs1002511602 -- 55,818,771(+) A/G intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ORMDL2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv832423 CNV gain 17160897
nsv559010 CNV loss 21841781
esv22731 CNV loss 19812545

Variation tolerance for ORMDL2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 49.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.94; 19.39% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for ORMDL2 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ORMDL2 Gene

Disorders for ORMDL2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for ORMDL2 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
retinitis pigmentosa 26
  • rp26
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for ORMDL2

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ORMDL2 Gene

Publications for ORMDL2 Gene

  1. ORMDL proteins are a conserved new family of endoplasmic reticulum membrane proteins. (PMID: 12093374) Hjelmqvist L … Gonzàlez-Duarte R (Genome biology 2002) 2 3 4 58
  2. Mammalian ORMDL proteins mediate the feedback response in ceramide biosynthesis. (PMID: 23066021) Siow DL … Wattenberg BW (The Journal of biological chemistry 2012) 2 3 58
  3. Orm family proteins mediate sphingolipid homeostasis. (PMID: 20182505) Breslow DK … Weissman JS (Nature 2010) 3 4 58
  4. A family of membrane proteins associated with presenilin expression and gamma-secretase function. (PMID: 17928364) Araki W … Tabira T (FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 2008) 4 22 58
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 58

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