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Aliases for UFSP2 Gene

Aliases for UFSP2 Gene

  • UFM1 Specific Peptidase 2 2 3 5
  • C4orf20 3 4
  • Chromosome 4 Open Reading Frame 20 2
  • Ufm1-Specific Protease 2 3
  • EC 3.4.22.- 4
  • EC 3.4.22 56
  • UfSP2 4
  • BHD 3

External Ids for UFSP2 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for UFSP2 Gene

  • C4orf20

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UFSP2 Gene

  • GC04M186559
  • GC04M186321
  • GC04M182074

Summaries for UFSP2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for UFSP2 Gene

  • This gene encodes a highly conserved cysteine protease. The protein cleaves two C-terminal residues from ubiquitin-fold modifier 1, a ubiquitin-like post-translational modifier protein. Activation of ubiquitin-fold modifier 1 by the encoded protein exposes a C-terminal glycine residue that allows interaction with other proteins and transfer to its target protein. An allelic variant of this gene has been associated with Beukes hip dysplasia. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2016]

GeneCards Summary for UFSP2 Gene

UFSP2 (UFM1 Specific Peptidase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UFSP2 include Beukes Hip Dysplasia. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include thiolester hydrolase activity and ubiquitin-like protein-specific protease activity. An important paralog of this gene is UFSP1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UFSP2 Gene

  • Thiol protease which recognizes and hydrolyzes the peptide bond at the C-terminal Gly of UFM1, a ubiquitin-like modifier protein bound to a number of target proteins. Does not hydrolyze SUMO1 or ISG15 ubiquitin-like proteins. Through TRIP4 deufmylation may regulate intracellular nuclear receptors transactivation and thereby regulate cell proliferation and differentiation.

Additional gene information for UFSP2 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UFSP2 Gene

Genomics for UFSP2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for UFSP2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for UFSP2 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
GH04I185425 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 607.1 +0.2 177 2 HDGF PKNOX1 CLOCK ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 POLR2B CBX5 UFSP2 GC04P185428 PRIMPOL C4orf47 GC04M185416 ENSG00000207231
GH04I185394 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 59.5 +29.8 29808 3.8 HDGF PKNOX1 CLOCK FOXA2 SMAD1 ARNT ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 LRP2BP GC04M185389 ANKRD37 UFSP2 LOC105377591 C4orf47 SNX25 CFAP97
GH04I185424 Enhancer 0.2 Ensembl 562.6 +1.8 1784 0.4 UFSP2 LRP2BP ENSG00000207231 GC04M185416 C4orf47
GH04I185398 Enhancer 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 42.3 +26.6 26581 1.2 NFATC1 JUNB ELF1 BATF SPI1 UFSP2 LRP2BP ANKRD37 C4orf47
GH04I184731 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 12.2 +692.6 692617 3.3 MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 ZNF143 CENPU PRIMPOL UFSP2 SNX25 CFAP97 GC04P184696
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around UFSP2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the UFSP2 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for UFSP2 Gene

Genomic Locations for UFSP2 Gene
26,446 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for UFSP2 Gene

Genes around UFSP2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
UFSP2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for UFSP2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for UFSP2 Gene

Proteins for UFSP2 Gene

  • Protein details for UFSP2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Ufm1-specific protease 2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6IA77
    • Q96FS3

    Protein attributes for UFSP2 Gene

    469 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    53261 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with DDRGK1 (By similarity). Interacts with TRIP4; deufmylates TRIP4 (PubMed:25219498).

neXtProt entry for UFSP2 Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for UFSP2 Gene


Post-translational modifications for UFSP2 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for UFSP2 Gene

Domains & Families for UFSP2 Gene

Gene Families for UFSP2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Disease related genes
  • Enzymes
  • Potential drug targets
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for UFSP2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for UFSP2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the peptidase C78 family.
  • Belongs to the peptidase C78 family.
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Function for UFSP2 Gene

Molecular function for UFSP2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Thiol protease which recognizes and hydrolyzes the peptide bond at the C-terminal Gly of UFM1, a ubiquitin-like modifier protein bound to a number of target proteins. Does not hydrolyze SUMO1 or ISG15 ubiquitin-like proteins. Through TRIP4 deufmylation may regulate intracellular nuclear receptors transactivation and thereby regulate cell proliferation and differentiation.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for UFSP2 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for UFSP2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UFSP2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25219498
GO:0008233 peptidase activity IEA --
GO:0008234 cysteine-type peptidase activity IEA --
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
GO:0016790 thiolester hydrolase activity IMP,IEA 25219498
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with UFSP2: view
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Human Phenotype Ontology for UFSP2 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

miRNA for UFSP2 Gene

Inhibitory RNA Products

No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UFSP2 Gene

Localization for UFSP2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UFSP2 Gene

Cytoplasm. Endoplasmic reticulum. Nucleus.

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 UFSP2 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
endoplasmic reticulum 5
cytosol 2
peroxisome 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Cytosol (2)
  • Nucleus (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UFSP2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus ISS --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm ISS --
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with UFSP2: view

Pathways & Interactions for UFSP2 Gene

SuperPathways for UFSP2 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UFSP2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006508 proteolysis IMP 25219498
GO:0033146 regulation of intracellular estrogen receptor signaling pathway IMP 25219498
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with UFSP2: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for UFSP2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for UFSP2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for UFSP2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for UFSP2 Gene

UFM1-specific peptidase 2:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UFSP2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b
SP1: -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for UFSP2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UFSP2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for UFSP2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for UFSP2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (8.3), Islet of Langerhans (6.8), and Stomach (6.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for UFSP2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for UFSP2 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of UFSP2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UFSP2 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for UFSP2 Gene

  • Nervous system(2.5)

Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for UFSP2 Gene

Germ Layers:
  • ectoderm
  • mesoderm
  • cardiovascular
  • skeleton
Head and neck:
  • head
  • jaw
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • mouth
  • neck
  • skull
  • chest wall
  • clavicle
  • rib
  • rib cage
  • scapula
  • sternum
  • pelvis
  • ankle
  • arm
  • digit
  • elbow
  • femur
  • fibula
  • finger
  • foot
  • forearm
  • hand
  • hip
  • humerus
  • knee
  • lower limb
  • radius
  • shin
  • shoulder
  • thigh
  • tibia
  • toe
  • ulna
  • upper limb
  • wrist
  • blood
  • blood vessel
  • spinal column
  • vertebrae
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with UFSP2: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for UFSP2 Gene

Orthologs for UFSP2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for UFSP2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UFSP2 33 34
  • 99.57 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia UFSP2 33 34
  • 90.76 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia UFSP2 33 34
  • 90.5 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ufsp2 33
  • 84.09 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ufsp2 33 16 34
  • 83.66 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia UFSP2 34
  • 83 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia UFSP2 34
  • 79 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves UFSP2 33 34
  • 75.58 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia UFSP2 34
  • 74 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ufsp2 33
  • 68.25 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.16099 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ufsp2 33 34
  • 63.1 (n)
wufb05c06 33
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011975 33
  • 51.92 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG16979 33 34
  • 50.78 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea odr-8 34
  • 28 (a)
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.7568 33
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.7839 33
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.9740 33
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 67 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.940 33
Species where no ortholog for UFSP2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)

Evolution for UFSP2 Gene

Gene Tree for UFSP2 (if available)
Gene Tree for UFSP2 (if available)

Paralogs for UFSP2 Gene

Paralogs for UFSP2 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for UFSP2 Gene using alignment to 7 proteins:

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Variants for UFSP2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UFSP2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs544351411 likely-pathogenic, Cerebral visual impairment and intellectual disability 185,400,429(-) T/C coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
rs796052130 pathogenic, Hip dysplasia, beukes type, Beukes familial hip dysplasia (BFHD) [MIM:142669] 185,408,399(-) A/G coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant, non_coding_transcript_variant
VAR_079708 Beukes familial hip dysplasia (BFHD) [MIM:142669] p.Asp426Ala
rs1000009846 -- 185,418,288(-) C/T intron_variant
rs10000869 -- 185,418,295(-) A/G intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UFSP2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv527026 CNV gain 19592680
nsv428456 CNV gain+loss 18775914
nsv1033523 CNV gain 25217958
esv3894088 CNV gain 25118596
esv3603493 CNV gain 21293372
esv3603492 CNV gain 21293372
esv2759309 CNV loss 17122850

Variation tolerance for UFSP2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 27.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.44; 54.70% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for UFSP2 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UFSP2 Gene

Disorders for UFSP2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for UFSP2 Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, ClinVar, GTR, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
beukes hip dysplasia
  • bhd
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
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  • Beukes familial hip dysplasia (BFHD) [MIM:142669]: A severe progressive degenerative osteoarthritis of the hip joint with underlying dysplasia confined to that region. Affected individuals are of normal stature and have no associated health problems. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:26428751, ECO:0000269 PubMed:28892125}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Additional Disease Information for UFSP2

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No data available for Genatlas for UFSP2 Gene

Publications for UFSP2 Gene

  1. Identification of a mutation in the ubiquitin-fold modifier 1-specific peptidase 2 gene, UFSP2, in an extended South African family with Beukes hip dysplasia. (PMID: 26428751) Watson CM … Wallis GA (South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde 2015) 3 4 58
  2. Modification of ASC1 by UFM1 is crucial for ERα transactivation and breast cancer development. (PMID: 25219498) Yoo HM … Chung CH (Molecular cell 2014) 3 4 58
  3. Two novel ubiquitin-fold modifier 1 (Ufm1)-specific proteases, UfSP1 and UfSP2. (PMID: 17182609) Kang SH … Chung CH (The Journal of biological chemistry 2007) 2 3 58
  4. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 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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