Aliases for PROM2 Gene
External Ids for PROM2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PROM2 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the prominin family of pentaspan membrane glycoproteins. The encoded protein localizes to basal epithelial cells and may be involved in the organization of plasma membrane microdomains. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]
GeneCards Summary for PROM2 Gene
PROM2 (Prominin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PROM2 include Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cholesterol binding. An important paralog of this gene is PROM1.