|Mus musculus Gene: Pcdhb2|
|Last Modified||2014-10-13 [Report errors or provide feedback]|
|Gene Name||protocadherin beta 2|
protocadherin beta 2
|Useful resources||Stemformatics EHFPI ImmGen|
This gene does not have any Entrez summary - the following is the summary from its human ortholog ENSG00000112852:
This gene is a member of the protocadherin beta gene cluster, one of three related gene clusters tandemly linked on chromosome five. The gene clusters demonstrate an unusual genomic organization similar to that of B-cell and T-cell receptor gene clusters. The beta cluster contains 16 genes and 3 pseudogenes, each encoding 6 extracellular cadherin domains and a cytoplasmic tail that deviates from others in the cadherin superfamily. The extracellular domains interact in a homophilic manner to specify differential cell-cell connections. Unlike the alpha and gamma clusters, the transcripts from these genes are made up of only one large exon, not sharing common 3' exons as expected. These neural cadherin-like cell adhesion proteins are integral plasma membrane proteins. Their specific functions are unknown but they most likely play a critical role in the establishment and function of specific cell-cell neural connections. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
|Genomic Location||Chromosome 18:37294840-37297613|
|Number of Interactions||
This gene and/or its encoded proteins are associated with 0 experimentally validated interaction(s) in this database.
They are also associated with 1 interaction(s) predicted by orthology.
|UniProt Splice Variant|
|EMBL||AC020974 AF326295 AY013781|
|RNA Seq Atlas||93873|