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Summary Expression Gene Literature (6) GO Terms (42) Nucleotides (103) Proteins (29) Interactants (33) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2

ct80 , hili , mili , piwil1l , xili ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
Germ-line stem cell division protein Hiwi/Piwi; negative developmental regulator

Protein Function :
Endoribonuclease that plays a central role during spermatogenesis by repressing transposable elements and preventing their mobilization, which is essential for the germline integrity. Plays an essentia...[+]

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-982236 XB-GENE-6486200 XB-GENE-17338120
Gene Symbol piwil2 piwil2.L piwil2.S
Chromosome Chr3 chr3L
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 10.0 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 100127654
mRNA NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide
Protein RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. NCBI Protein NCBI Protein  More..
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Proteomics X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Embryonic Protein Expression Stage profile:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine piwil2 piwil2.L piwil2.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC AGR, OMIM:Gene, GeneCards PIWIL2 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Piwil2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Piwil2 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR piwil2 ZFIN Ensembl
fruit fly
First Two Piwi proteins, Xiwi and Xili, are expressed in the Xenopus female germline., RNA 2009  
Most Recent Xenopus Piwi proteins interact with a broad proportion of the oocyte transcriptome., RNA 2017  
All View All Papers 1 paper(s) referencing morpholinos
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 41 terms 4 terms 0 term
PANTHER piwil2
KEGG Pathways K02156 K02156
KOG [D] Germ-line stem cell division protein Hiwi/Piwi; negative developmental regulator
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks piwil2
Antibodies piwil2 Ab1 piwil2 Ab1 piwil2 Ab1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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