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Gene: PAFAH2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: PAFAH2
Name: platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2
Description: Predicted to have 1-alkyl-2-acetylglycerophosphocholine esterase activity. Predicted to be involved in blood coagulation and lipid metabolic process. Predicted to localize to the endoplasmic reticulum membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: FLJ26025; HSD-PLA2; platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 2, 40kDa; platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 2, cytoplasmic; SD-PLA2; serine-dependent phospholipase A2
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Pafah2 (platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Pafah2 (platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Pafah2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : PAFAH2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : PAFAH2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Pafah2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : PAFAH2 (platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38125,959,764 - 25,998,164 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37126,286,258 - 26,326,366 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36126,158,845 - 26,197,235 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34125,971,456 - 26,008,790NCBI
Celera124,682,324 - 24,720,714 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1p36.11NCBI
HuRef124,540,816 - 24,578,700 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1126,399,480 - 26,437,894 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

References - curated
References - uncurated


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on PAFAH2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1349698
Created: 2005-03-08
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.