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Myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult
Symbols MYH2 ; IBM3; MYH2A; MYHSA2; MYHas8; MYPOP; MyHC-2A; MyHC-IIa
External IDs OMIM160740 MGI1339710 HomoloGene23019 GeneCards: MYH2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 4620 17882
Ensembl ENSG00000125414 ENSMUSG00000033196
UniProt Q9UKX2 G3UW82
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001100112 NM_001039545
RefSeq (protein) NP_001093582 NP_001034634
Location (UCSC) Chr 17:
10.52 – 10.55 Mb
Chr 11:
67.17 – 67.2 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Myosin-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MYH2 gene.[1][2]


  1. ^ Smerdu V, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Campione M, Leinwand L, Schiaffino S (Jan 1995). "Type IIx myosin heavy chain transcripts are expressed in type IIb fibers of human skeletal muscle". Am J Physiol 267 (6 Pt 1): C1723–8. PMID 7545970. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: MYH2 myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult". 

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