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Gene: MYH2 (myosin heavy chain 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MYH2
Name: myosin heavy chain 2
CRRD ID: 1347033
Description: Predicted to have microfilament motor activity. Involved in muscle contraction. Localizes to cell-cell junction; myofibril; and protein-containing complex. Implicated in inclusion body myositis.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: fast 2a myosin heavy chain; IBM3; inclusion body myopathy 3, autosomal dominant; MYH2A; MYHas8; MyHC-2A; MyHC-IIa; MYHSA2; myosin heavy chain 2a; myosin heavy chain IIa; myosin heavy chain, skeletal muscle, adult 2; myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult; myosin, heavy polypeptide 2, skeletal muscle, adult; myosin-2; MYPOP; type IIA myosin heavy chain
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Myh2 (myosin, heavy polypeptide 2, skeletal muscle, adult)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Myh2 (myosin heavy chain 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Myh2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MYH2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MYH2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Myh2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MYH2 (myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MYH2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Myh2 (myosin heavy chain 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1710,521,148 - 10,549,700 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381710,521,148 - 10,549,658 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371710,424,465 - 10,453,017 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361710,365,190 - 10,393,742 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341710,365,193 - 10,393,700NCBI
Celera1710,455,328 - 10,483,875 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map17p13.1NCBI
HuRef1710,324,058 - 10,352,633 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11710,434,312 - 10,462,875 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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Nomenclature History
More on MYH2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1347033
Created: 2005-03-08
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.