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Gene: H2BC5 (H2B clustered histone 5) Homo sapiens
Symbol: H2BC5
Name: H2B clustered histone 5
Description: Exhibits identical protein binding activity. Involved in antimicrobial humoral immune response mediated by antimicrobial peptide and defense response to other organism. Localizes to cytosol; extracellular space; and nucleoplasm.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: dJ221C16.6; H2B histone family, member B; H2B.1B; H2B/a; H2B/b; H2B/g; H2B/h; H2B/k; H2B/l; H2BFA; H2BFB; H2BFG; H2BFH; H2BFK; H2BFL; HIRA-interacting protein 2; HIRIP2; HIST1H2BC; HIST1H2BD; HIST1H2BE; HIST1H2BF; HIST1H2BG; HIST1H2BI; histone 1, H2bd; histone cluster 1 H2B family member d; histone cluster 1, H2bd; Histone H2B type 1-C/E/F/G/I; histone H2B type 1-D; Histone H2B.1 A; histone H2B.1 B; Histone H2B.a; histone H2B.b; Histone H2B.g; Histone H2B.h; Histone H2B.k; Histone H2B.l; MGC90432
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl626,158,146 - 26,171,349 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38626,158,008 - 26,171,349 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37626,157,419 - 26,171,577 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36626,266,328 - 26,279,556 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34626,266,327 - 26,279,553NCBI
Celera627,387,650 - 27,400,878 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map6p22.2NCBI
HuRef626,101,321 - 26,114,581 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1626,160,553 - 26,173,776 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Comparative Map Data
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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on H2BC5
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1316135
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-07-07
Status: ACTIVE


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