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Gene: MPC2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MPC2
Name: mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2
RGD ID: 1604029
Description: Exhibits identical protein binding activity. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial pyruvate transmembrane transport. Localizes to mitochondrion; INTERACTS WITH 17beta-hydroxy-5alpha-androstan-3-one; 2-hydroxypropanoic acid; 5-fluorouracil.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: brain protein 44; BRP44; DKFZp564B167; MGC125752; MGC125753; SLC54A2
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mpc2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mpc2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mpc2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MPC2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MPC2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mpc2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MPC2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MPC2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mpc2 (mitochondrial pyruvate carrier 2)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1167,916,675 - 167,937,072 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381167,916,675 - 167,937,072 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371167,885,913 - 167,906,307 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361166,153,934 - 166,171,857 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Celera1140,996,568 - 141,015,532 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q24.2NCBI
HuRef1139,131,551 - 139,151,946 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11169,308,123 - 169,328,511 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on MPC2
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1604029
Created: 2007-04-28
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-11-10
Status: ACTIVE


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