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Gene: Ehmt2 (euchromatic histone lysine N-methyltransferase 2) Mus musculus
Symbol: Ehmt2
Name: euchromatic histone lysine N-methyltransferase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits C2H2 zinc finger domain binding; histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K27 specific); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K9 specific); INVOLVED IN behavioral response to cocaine; cellular response to cocaine; DNA methylation; PARTICIPATES IN histone modification pathway; lysine degradation pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH abnormal apoptosis; abnormal cell physiology; abnormal female meiosis; ASSOCIATED WITH acute myeloid leukemia; alopecia areata (ortholog); Chromosome Breakage (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleus; nuclear chromatin (ortholog); nuclear speck (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 4,4'-diaminodiphenylmethane
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Bat8; D17Ertd710e; euchromatic histone-lysine N-methyltransferase 2; G9a; H3-K9-HMTase 3; histone H3-K9 methyltransferase 3; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EHMT2; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase, H3 lysine-9 specific 3; HLA-B associated transcript 8; HLA-B-associated transcript 8; KMT1C; NG36
Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm381734,898,463 - 34,914,073 (+)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv371735,035,444 - 35,050,992 (+)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv361734,506,555 - 34,522,103 (+)NCBImm8
Celera1737,993,800 - 38,010,283 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map17 B1NCBI
cM Map1718.45NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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QTLs in Region (GRCm38)
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Additional Information

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More on Ehmt2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: mm9 mm10
MGI Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1550173
Created: 2005-09-30
Species: Mus musculus
Last Modified: 2019-09-12
Status: ACTIVE


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