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Gene: PIWIL2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: PIWIL2
Name: piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2
Description: Exhibits piRNA binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of circadian rhythm. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: 80kDa PIWIL2 short isoform; cancer/testis antigen 80; CT80; FLJ10351; HILI; Hiwi-like; MGC133049; mili; Miwi like; piwi-like 2; piwi-like protein 2; piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2; PIWIL1L; piwil2-like protein; testicular tissue protein Li 141
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Piwil2 (piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Piwil2 (piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Piwil2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : PIWIL2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : PIWIL2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Piwil2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : PIWIL2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : PIWIL2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Piwil2 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl822,275,316 - 22,357,568 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38822,275,314 - 22,357,568 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37822,132,810 - 22,215,560 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36822,188,796 - 22,269,545 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34822,188,800 - 22,269,529NCBI
Celera821,095,224 - 21,174,910 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map8p21.3NCBI
HuRef820,675,010 - 20,755,706 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1822,334,485 - 22,415,561 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on PIWIL2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1315877
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-03-31
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.