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Mesp2 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Mesp2
  • Name
    mesoderm posterior 2
  • Synonyms
    bHLHc6
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1096325
    NCBI Gene: 17293
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: MESP2
Location & Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr7:79810727-79813439 bp, + strand
  • From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

    Mouse Genome Browser

  • Download
    Sequence
      2713 bp   ±  kb flank

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 7, 45.18 cM
  • Mapping Data
    2 experiments
Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    MESP2, mesoderm posterior bHLH transcription factor 2
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    7
  • Human Ortholog
    MESP2, mesoderm posterior bHLH transcription factor 2
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    bHLHc6, SCDO2
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 145873
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q0VG99

  • Chr Location
    15q26.1; chr15:89776358-89778754 (+)  GRCh38.p2

Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    2 with human MESP2 associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
       Spondylocostal Dysostosis 1, Autosomal Recessive; SCDO1   OMIM: 277300
Spondylocostal Dysostosis 2, Autosomal Recessive; SCDO2   OMIM: 608681
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Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    52 phenotypes from 14 alleles in 6 genetic backgrounds
    20 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    35 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
integument
immune system
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
neoplasm
vision/eye

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  • All Mutations and Alleles
    25
  • Chemically induced (other)
    1
  • Gene trapped
    1
  • Radiation induced
    2
  • Targeted
    21
  • Genomic Mutations
    3 involving Mesp2
  • Incidental Mutations
    APF
Homozygotes for a targeted null mutation exhibit absence of segmented somites, fused vertebral columns and dorsal root ganglia, and impaired sclerotomal polarity. Mutants die shortly after birth.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
receptor
receptor binding
RNA binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

nucleic acid-templated transcription
carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
Interactions
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Sequences &
Gene Models
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Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic OTTMUSG00000058591 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 2713 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript OTTMUST00000143871 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 1944 Not Applicable  
polypeptide OTTMUSP00000075000 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 370 Not Applicable  
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Polymorphisms
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  • RFLP
Protein
Information
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Molecular
Reagents
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  • All nucleic 26
    cDNA 15
    Primer pair 3
    Other 8

    Microarray probesets 3
References
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  • Summaries
    All 106
    Developmental Gene Expression 78
    Gene Ontology 7
    Phenotypes 35
  • Earliest
    J:42014 Saga Y, et al., Mesp2: a novel mouse gene expressed in the presegmented mesoderm and essential for segmentation initiation. Genes Dev. 1997 Jul 15;11(14):1827-39
  • Latest
    J:223069 Chal J, et al., Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to muscle fiber to model Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Nat Biotechnol. 2015 Aug 3;

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last database update
11/22/2016
MGI 6.06
The Jackson Laboratory