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UGID:142202     UniGene Hs.98008     Homo sapiens (human)   GK2
Glycerol kinase 2 (GK2)

Human protein-coding gene GK2. Represented by 134 ESTs from 11 cDNA libraries. EST representation biased toward testis; normal; adult. Corresponds to reference sequence NM_033214.2. [UniGene 142202 - Hs.98008]

Comparison of cluster transcripts with RefSeq proteins. The alignments can suggest function of the cluster.
Best Hits and Hits from model organismsSpeciesId(%)Len(aa)
NP_149991.2 GK2 gene product H. sapiens 100.0 552
XP_003310374.1 PREDICTED: glycerol kinase 2 P. troglodytes 99.8 552
NP_997609.1 Gyk gene product M. musculus 88.1 552
NP_001080640.1 glycerol kinase X. laevis 78.6 561
NP_001108056.1 zgc:172295 gene product D. rerio 78.0 523
NP_524655.1 glycerol kinase, isoform A D. melanogaster 55.3 530
XP_001692205.1 hypothetical protein CHLREDRAFT_128764 C. reinhardtii 54.4 465
XP_958813.2 glycerol kinase N. crassa 53.1 454
NP_178161.1 glycerol kinase A. thaliana 51.3 507
NP_494721.1 Protein R11F4.1 C. elegans 49.2 498
Other hits (2 of 58) [Show all]SpeciesId(%)Len(aa)
XP_001090807.1 PREDICTED: glycerol kinase 2-like M. mulatta 98.4 552
XP_003898762.1 PREDICTED: glycerol kinase 2 P. anubis 98.2 552

Tissues and development stages from this gene's sequences survey gene expression. Links to other NCBI expression resources.
Restricted Expression: testis [show more like this]
normal [show more like this]
adult [show more like this]
EST Profile: Approximate expression patterns inferred from EST sources.
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GEO Profiles: Experimental gene expression data (Gene Expression Omnibus).
cDNA Sources: testis; brain; mixed; prostate; uncharacterized tissue
Genomic location specified by transcript mapping, radiation hybrid mapping, genetic mapping or cytogenetic mapping.
Chromosome: 4
Map position: 4q13
UniSTS entry: Chr 4 SHGC-107631
UniSTS entry: Chr 4 RH123019
UniSTS entry: Chr 4 D4S3232 [Map Viewer]
Sequences representing this gene; mRNAs, ESTs, and gene predictions supported by transcribed sequences.

mRNA sequences (8)

BC048274.1 Homo sapiens glycerol kinase 2, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:51785 IMAGE:5166566), complete cds PA
BC058888.1 Homo sapiens glycerol kinase 2, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:64903 IMAGE:5172337), complete cds PA
NM_033214.2 Homo sapiens glycerol kinase 2 (GK2), mRNA PA
AK292241.1 Homo sapiens cDNA FLJ75853 complete cds, highly similar to Homo sapiens glycerol kinase 2 (GK2), mRNA PA
AK312768.1 Homo sapiens cDNA, FLJ93182 P
BC029820.1 Homo sapiens glycerol kinase 2, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:35147 IMAGE:5169374), complete cds PA
X78712.1 H.sapiens mRNA for glycerol kinase testis specific 2 PA
BC027598.1 Homo sapiens cDNA clone IMAGE:4827415, containing frame-shift errors PA

EST sequences (10 of 134) [Show all sequences]

AA922118.1 Clone IMAGE:1543649 mixed 3' read PA
BX110115.1 Clone IMAGp998G141825_;_IMAGE:743077 testis P
CD251912.1 Clone IMAGE:30383173 testis 5' read P
AW573209.1 Clone IMAGE:2933761 mixed 3' read PA
CV030192.1 mixed 5' read P
BP326019.1 Clone PRS00986 prostate 5' read P
BP327588.1 Clone PRS07201 prostate 5' read P
BP368941.1 Clone TST00633 testis 5' read P
BP369337.1 Clone TST01727 testis 5' read P
BP371209.1 Clone TST08260 testis 5' read P

Key to Symbols

P Has similarity to known Proteins (after translation)
A Contains a poly-Adenylation signal
S Sequence is a Suboptimal member of this cluster
M Clone is putatively CDS-complete by MGC criteria

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