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Gene: UTS2 (urotensin 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: UTS2
Name: urotensin 2
CRRD ID: 737599
Description: Predicted to have signaling receptor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in regulation of blood pressure and regulation of blood vessel diameter. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Implicated in gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Biomarker of artery disease (multiple); asthma; diabetic retinopathy; heart disease (multiple); and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: prepro U-II; PRO1068; U-II; UCN2; UII; urotensin II; urotensin-2
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Uts2 (urotensin 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Uts2 (urotensin 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Uts2 (urotensin 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : UTS2 (urotensin 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : UTS2 (urotensin 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Uts2 (urotensin 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : UTS2 (urotensin 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : UTS2 (urotensin 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl17,843,083 - 7,853,512 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3817,846,345 - 7,913,615 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3717,907,672 - 7,913,551 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3617,830,262 - 7,836,159 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 3417,841,940 - 7,847,838NCBI
Celera17,015,352 - 7,021,232 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1p36.23NCBI
HuRef17,055,968 - 7,061,853 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_117,895,413 - 7,901,298 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on UTS2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 737599
Created: 2004-02-06
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-11-10
Status: ACTIVE


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