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Casein beta
Symbols CSN2 ; CASB
External IDs OMIM115460 MGI88541 HomoloGene1426 GeneCards: CSN2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 1447 12991
Ensembl ENSG00000135222 ENSMUSG00000063157
UniProt P05814 P10598
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001891 NM_001286020
RefSeq (protein) NP_001882 NP_001272949
Location (UCSC) Chr 4:
70.82 – 70.83 Mb
Chr 5:
87.69 – 87.7 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Beta-casein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CSN2 gene.[1][2] It is in the class of phosphoproteins and generally occurs in mammalian milk.


  1. ^ Menon RS, Chang YF, Jeffers KF, Jones C, Ham RG (Jun 1992). "Regional localization of human beta-casein gene (CSN2) to 4pter-q21". Genomics 13 (1): 225–6. doi:10.1016/0888-7543(92)90227-J. PMID 1577486. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: CSN2 casein beta". 

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