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Epm2a Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Epm2a
  • Name
    epilepsy, progressive myoclonic epilepsy, type 2 gene alpha
  • Synonyms
    laforin, TG-B, Tg(TcraK,TcrbK)TG-BFlv
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1341085
    NCBI Gene: 13853
  • Alliance
Location & Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr10:11343404-11459644 bp, + strand
  • From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

    Mouse Genome Browser

  • Download
    Sequence
      116241 bp   ±  kb flank

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 10, 3.66 cM, cytoband A
  • Mapping Data
    1 experiment
Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    EPM2A, EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    EPM2A, EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    EPM2, MELF
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 7957
    neXtProt AC: NX_O95278
    UniProt: B3EWF7, O95278

  • Chr Location
    6q24.3; chr6:145500744-145736018 (-)  GRCh38.p7

  • HomoloGene
    Vertebrate Homology Class 38087
    1 human;1 mouse;1 rat;1 chimpanzee;1 cattle;1 dog;1 chicken;1 zebrafish;1 frog, western clawed;1 macaque, rhesus
  • HCOP
    human homology predictions: EPM2A
  • Gene Tree
Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    2 with Epm2a mouse models; 1 with human EPM2A associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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IDs
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    2 with disease annotations
  • References
    3 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    39 phenotypes from 2 alleles in 4 genetic backgrounds
    7 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    39 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
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

Click cells to view annotations.
Mice homozygous for a targeted null mutation exhibit behavioral deficits, ataxia, myoclonus epilepsy, and widespread degeneration of neurons in the presence of only a few small Lafora inclusions, providing a putative mouse model of human Lafora disease.
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
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
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
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic OTTMUSG00000031733 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 116241 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript OTTMUST00000078597 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 3287 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide OTTMUSP00000041817 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 330 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Polymorphisms
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    • SNPs within 2kb
      578 from dbSNP Build 142
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 9
      Genomic 1
      cDNA 8

      Microarray probesets 4
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:3764831
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 68
      Developmental Gene Expression 1
      Diseases 3
      Gene Ontology 12
      Phenotypes 39
    • Earliest
      J:107545 Geiger T, et al., T-cell responsiveness to an oncogenic peripheral protein and spontaneous autoimmunity in transgenic mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Apr 1;89(7):2985-9
    • Latest
      J:262451 Nitschke F, et al., Abnormal glycogen chain length pattern, not hyperphosphorylation, is critical in Lafora disease. EMBO Mol Med. 2017 Jul;9(7):906-917

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    Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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    last database update
    07/31/2018
    MGI 6.12
    The Jackson Laboratory