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Gene: WARS2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial) Homo sapiens
Symbol: WARS2
Name: tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial
Description: Predicted to have tryptophan-tRNA ligase activity. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial tryptophanyl-tRNA aminoacylation. Localizes to the mitochondrial matrix and plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: (Mt)TrpRS; mtTrpRS; NEMMLAS; TrpRS; tryptophan tRNA ligase 2, mitochondrial; tryptophan--tRNA ligase; tryptophan--tRNA ligase, mitochondrial; tryptophan-tRNA ligase; tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase, mitochondrial
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Wars2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2 (mitochondrial))  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Wars2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2 (mitochondrial))  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Wars2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : WARS2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : WARS2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Wars2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial)
Sus scrofa (pig) : WARS2 (tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial)
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Related Pseudogenes: WARS2P1  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh381119,031,216 - 119,140,788 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371119,573,839 - 119,683,404 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361119,375,362 - 119,484,818 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341119,285,882 - 119,395,329NCBI
Celera1117,804,670 - 117,914,139 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1p12NCBI
HuRef1117,432,899 - 117,542,355 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11119,689,114 - 119,798,567 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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More on WARS2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1318471
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-10-16
Status: ACTIVE


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