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Gene: ULK2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ULK2
Name: unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2
RGD ID: 1320930
Description: Exhibits protein serine/threonine kinase activity. Involved in autophagy; positive regulation by symbiont of host autophagy; and protein autophosphorylation. Localizes to phagophore assembly site membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: ATG1B; KIAA0623; serine/threonine-protein kinase ULK2; Unc51.2
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ulk2 (unc-51 like kinase 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Ulk2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ulk2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ULK2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ULK2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ulk2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : ULK2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : ULK2 (unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1719,770,829 - 19,867,936 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381719,770,828 - 19,867,936 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371719,674,143 - 19,771,239 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361719,618,058 - 19,711,822 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341719,618,057 - 19,711,822NCBI
Celera1717,087,510 - 17,184,615 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map17p11.2NCBI
HuRef1719,053,022 - 19,150,095 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11719,683,011 - 19,780,062 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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Nomenclature History
More on ULK2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1320930
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-16
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.