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Gene: H2BC8 (H2B clustered histone 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: H2BC8
Name: H2B clustered histone 8
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: dJ221C16.8; H2B histone family, member A; H2B.1A; H2B/a; H2B/g; H2B/h; H2B/k; H2B/l; H2BC10; H2BC4; H2BC6; H2BC7; H2BFA; HIST1H2BC; HIST1H2BE; HIST1H2BF; HIST1H2BG; HIST1H2BI; histone 1, H2bf; histone 1, H2bg; histone 1, H2bi; histone cluster 1 H2B family member g; histone cluster 1, H2bg; histone H2B type 1-C/E/F/G/I; histone H2B.1 A; histone H2B.a; histone H2B.g; histone H2B.h; histone H2B.k; histone H2B.l
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Hist1h2bl (histone cluster 1 H2B family member l)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LOC100985450 (histone H2B type 1-C/E/F/G/I)
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Related Pseudogenes: H2BC16P   H2BP6  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl626,215,159 - 26,216,692 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38626,216,200 - 26,216,688 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37626,216,428 - 26,216,872 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36626,324,407 - 26,324,851 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34626,324,406 - 26,324,851NCBI
Celera627,445,731 - 27,446,175 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map6p22.2NCBI
HuRef626,159,428 - 26,159,872 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1626,218,589 - 26,219,033 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
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Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on H2BC8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1346575
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-07-28
Status: ACTIVE


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