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Summary Expression Gene Literature (474) GO Terms (26) Nucleotides (523) Proteins (37) Interactants (2479) Wiki
Gene Symbol: sox2

Gene Name: SRY-box 2

Synonyms: XLSOX-2 , Sox-2 , XSox2 , Xsox-2 , anop3 , mcops3 ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function: HMG-box transcription factor

Protein Function :
Transcriptional activator. Functions as a switch in neuronal development, participating in the differentiation of embryonic neuroectodermal cells into neural tissues by making the ectodermal cells resp...[+]

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Diseases:  Disease Ontology: microphthalmia


External Disease Links: ClinVar, MalaCards, KEGG Disease, DECIPHER
Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-484553 XB-GENE-865099 XB-GENE-17341038
Gene Symbol sox2 sox2.L sox2.S
Chromosome Chr05 chr5L
Molecules tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 9.1 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 407873
mRNA RefSeq RefSeq
Protein RefSeq Swiss-Prot RefSeq Swiss-Prot
Genomic tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
Genome Browser
Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
Summary for
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Proteomics tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
Embryonic Protein Expression Stage profile:
Data Mining tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
XenMine sox2 sox2.L sox2.S
MOD Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
OMIM:Gene, HGNC, GeneCards SOX2 OMIM Ensembl, Protein Atlas, Allen Brain Atlas
MGI, AGR Sox2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Eurexpress, MGI, Allen Brain Atlas
ZFIN, AGR sox2 ZFIN Ensembl
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First Neural crest formation in Xenopus laevis: mechanisms of Xslug induction., Dev Biol 1996          
Most Recent Heparan sulfate proteoglycans regulate BMP signalling during neural crest induction., Dev Biol 2020          
All View All Papers 145 paper(s) referencing morpholinos 11 paper(s) referencing OMIMs 16 paper(s) referencing Disease Ontology
Functional Ontologies tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
GO 26 terms 6 terms 0 term
KEGG Pathways K16796 K16796
KOG [K] HMG-box transcription factor
Reagents tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks sox2
Mutants Xtr.sox2emHorb
Antibodies Sox2 Ab5 , Sox2 Ab1 , Sox2 Ab2 , Sox2 Ab3 , Sox2 Ab6 , Sox2 Ab7 , sox2 Ab8 Sox2 Ab5 , Sox2 Ab1 , Sox2 Ab3 , Sox2 Ab6 , Sox2 Ab7 , sox2 Ab8 Sox2 Ab5 , Sox2 Ab1 , Sox2 Ab3 , Sox2 Ab6 , Sox2 Ab7 , sox2 Ab8
Morpholinos sox2 MO1 , sox2 MO2 , sox2 MO3 , sox2 MO4 , sox2 MO5 sox2 MO1 , sox2 MO2 , sox2 MO3 , sox2 MO4 , sox2 MO5 sox2 MO1 , sox2 MO2 , sox2 MO3 , sox2 MO4 , sox2 MO5
ORFs sox2 ORF1
Clones EXRC Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience

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