NELL2

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NEL-like 2 (chicken)
Identifiers
Symbols NELL2 ; NRP2
External IDs OMIM602320 MGI1858510 HomoloGene4488 GeneCards: NELL2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 4753 54003
Ensembl ENSG00000184613 ENSMUSG00000022454
UniProt Q99435 Q61220
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001145107 NM_016743
RefSeq (protein) NP_001138579 NP_058023
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
44.9 – 45.32 Mb
Chr 15:
95.22 – 95.53 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Protein kinase C-binding protein NELL2 is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the NELL2 gene.[1]

This gene encodes a cytoplasmic protein that contains epidermal growth factor (EGF) -like repeats. The encoded heterotrimeric protein may be involved in cell growth regulation and differentiation. A similar protein in rodents is involved in craniosynostosis. An alternative splice variant has been described but its full length sequence has not been determined.[1]

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