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Summary Expression Gene Literature (336) GO Terms (15) Nucleotides (138) Proteins (51) Interactants (1885) Wiki
Gene Symbol: snai2

Gene Name: snail family zinc finger 2

Synonyms: xslug , xSlu , slug , Snail2 , XSnail2 , snai2-a , snai2-b ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function: zinc finger transcriptional repressor

Protein Function :
Probable transcriptional repressor. Acts downstream of snai1 in the specification of the neural crest and neural crest migration.

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Diseases:  Disease Ontology: Waardenburg syndrome type 2D [+]


External Disease Links: ClinVar, MalaCards, KEGG Disease, DECIPHER
Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-487371 XB-GENE-6255814 XB-GENE-865699
Gene Symbol snai2 snai2.L snai2.S
Chromosome Chr06 chr6L chr6S
Molecules tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 9.1 Version 9.2 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 395065
mRNA RefSeq RefSeq RefSeq
Protein RefSeq TrEMBL TrEMBL RefSeq TrEMBL Swiss-Prot Swiss-Prot RefSeq TrEMBL
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 snai2 snai2.L snai2.S
MOD Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
OMIM:Gene, HGNC, GeneCards SNAI2 OMIM Ensembl, Protein Atlas, Allen Brain Atlas
MGI, AGR Snai2 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Eurexpress, MGI, Allen Brain Atlas
ZFIN, AGR snai2 ZFIN Ensembl
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First Expression of Xenopus snail in mesoderm and prospective neural fold ectoderm., Dev Dyn 1993                
Most Recent Chromatin accessibility and histone acetylation in the regulation of competence in early development., Dev Biol 2020  
All View All Papers 115 paper(s) referencing morpholinos 17 paper(s) referencing OMIMs 24 paper(s) referencing Disease Ontology
Functional Ontologies tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
GO 12 terms 7 terms 2 terms
KEGG Pathways K05706 K05706 K05706
KOG [K] C2H2-type Zn-finger protein
Reagents tropicalis laevis.L laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks snai2
Antibodies Snai2 Ab1 Snai2 Ab1 Snai2 Ab1
Transgenes Tg(alpha-3000:ihh) Tg(alpha-3000:ihh) Tg(alpha-3000:ihh)
Morpholinos snai2 MO1 , snai2 MO2 , snai2 MO3 snai2 MO1 , snai2 MO2 , snai2 MO3 snai2 MO1 , snai2 MO2 , snai2 MO3
ORFs snai2 ORF1 snai2.L ORF1 snai2.S ORF1
Clones EXRC Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience

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