Zinc finger protein basonuclin-2

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BNC2
Identifiers
Aliases BNC2, BSN2, basonuclin 2
External IDs MGI: 2443805 HomoloGene: 18243 GeneCards: BNC2
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_017637
NM_001317939
NM_001317940

NM_172870

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001304868
NP_001304869
NP_060107

NP_766458.3
NP_766458

Location (UCSC) Chr 9: 16.41 – 16.87 Mb Chr 4: 84.28 – 84.68 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
Wikidata
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Zinc finger protein basonuclin-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BNC2 gene.[3][4] BCN2 has recently been shown to influence skin pigmentation levels in Europeans.[5] Genomic region spanning the BCN2 gene has 60% Neanderthal DNA sequence.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  3. ^ Ota T, Suzuki Y, Nishikawa T, Otsuki T, Sugiyama T, Irie R, et al. (Jan 2004). "Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs". Nature Genetics. 36 (1): 40–5. doi:10.1038/ng1285. PMID 14702039. 
  4. ^ "Entrez Gene: BNC2 basonuclin 2". 
  5. ^ Jacobs LC, Wollstein A, Lao O, Hofman A, Klaver CC, Uitterlinden AG, Nijsten T, Kayser M, Liu F (Feb 2013). "Comprehensive candidate gene study highlights UGT1A and BNC2 as new genes determining continuous skin color variation in Europeans". Human Genetics. 132 (2): 147–58. doi:10.1007/s00439-012-1232-9. PMID 23052946. 
  6. ^ Vattathil S, Akey JM (Oct 2015). "Small Amounts of Archaic Admixture Provide Big Insights into Human History". Cell. 163 (2): 281–4. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2015.09.042. PMID 26451479. 

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