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Butyrophilin-like 2 (MHC class II associated)
External IDs OMIM606000 MGI1859549 HomoloGene10482 GeneCards: BTNL2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 56244 547431
Ensembl ENSG00000204290 ENSMUSG00000024340
UniProt Q9UIR0 O70355
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_019602 NM_079835
RefSeq (protein) NP_062548 NP_524574
Location (UCSC) Chr 6:
32.36 – 32.37 Mb
Chr 17:
34.35 – 34.37 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Butyrophilin-like protein 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BTNL2 gene.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Stammers M, Rowen L, Rhodes D, Trowsdale J, Beck S (May 2000). "BTL-II: a polymorphic locus with homology to the butyrophilin gene family, located at the border of the major histocompatibility complex class II and class III regions in human and mouse". Immunogenetics 51 (4–5): 373–82. doi:10.1007/s002510050633. PMID 10803852. 
  2. ^ Valentonyte R, Hampe J, Huse K, Rosenstiel P, Albrecht M, Stenzel A, Nagy M, Gaede KI, Franke A, Haesler R, Koch A, Lengauer T, Seegert D, Reiling N, Ehlers S, Schwinger E, Platzer M, Krawczak M, Muller-Quernheim J, Schurmann M, Schreiber S (Mar 2005). "Sarcoidosis is associated with a truncating splice site mutation in BTNL2". Nat Genet 37 (4): 357–64. doi:10.1038/ng1519. PMID 15735647. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: BTNL2 butyrophilin-like 2 (MHC class II associated)". 

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