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Programmed cell death 1 ligand 2
Symbols PDCD1LG2 ; B7DC; Btdc; CD273; PD-L2; PDCD1L2; PDL2; bA574F11.2
External IDs OMIM605723 MGI1930125 HomoloGene10973 GeneCards: PDCD1LG2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 80380 58205
Ensembl ENSG00000197646 ENSMUSG00000016498
UniProt Q9BQ51 Q9WUL5
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_025239 NM_021396
RefSeq (protein) NP_079515 NP_067371
Location (UCSC) Chr 9:
5.51 – 5.57 Mb
Chr 19:
29.41 – 29.47 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Programmed cell death 1 ligand 2 (also known as PD-L2, B7-DC) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PDCD1LG2 gene.[1][2] PDCD1LG2 has also been designated as CD273 (cluster of differentiation 273).


  1. ^ Latchman Y, Wood CR, Chernova T, Chaudhary D, Borde M, Chernova I, Iwai Y, Long AJ, Brown JA, Nunes R, Greenfield EA, Bourque K, Boussiotis VA, Carter LL, Carreno BM, Malenkovich N, Nishimura H, Okazaki T, Honjo T, Sharpe AH, Freeman GJ (Mar 2001). "PD-L2 is a second ligand for PD-1 and inhibits T cell activation". Nat Immunol 2 (3): 261–8. doi:10.1038/85330. PMID 11224527. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: PDCD1LG2 programmed cell death 1 ligand 2". 

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