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Gene: H2AW (H2A.W histone) Homo sapiens
Symbol: H2AW
Name: H2A.W histone
CRRD ID: 1320935
Description: Exhibits DNA binding activity. Involved in UV-damage excision repair and nucleosome disassembly. Localizes to nuclear nucleosome.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: HIST3H2A; histone 3, H2a; histone cluster 3 H2A; histone cluster 3, H2a; histone H2A type 3; MGC3165
Mus musculus (house mouse) : H2aw (H2A.W histone)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : LOC102022141 (histone H2A type 1-D)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LOC100975117 (histone H2A type 3)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : H2AW (H2A.W histone)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : LOC101961805 (histone H2A type 3)
Sus scrofa (pig) : LOC100621538 (histone H2A type 3)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : HIST3H2A (histone cluster 3, H2a)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : LOC101721636 (histone H2A type 3)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1228,456,979 - 228,457,873 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381228,457,364 - 228,457,873 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371228,645,065 - 228,645,560 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361226,711,688 - 226,712,183 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341224,951,799 - 224,952,295NCBI
Celera1201,834,960 - 201,835,455 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q42.13NCBI
HuRef1199,159,700 - 199,160,195 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11229,917,336 - 229,917,831 (-)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 H2AW
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1320935
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-16
Status: ACTIVE


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