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Hoxa2 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Hoxa2
  • Name
    homeobox A2
  • Synonyms
    Hox-1.11
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:96174
    NCBI Gene: 15399
  • Member of
    Hoxa cluster
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    4 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr6:52139397-52141811 bp, - strand
    From Ensembl annotation of GRCm39
  • View this region in JBrowse
  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 6, 25.40 cM
  • Mapping Data
    6 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    3 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • PCR
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_96174
protein coding gene Chr6:52139389-52141811 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0030739
protein coding gene Chr6:51397827-51400241 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0030709
protein coding gene Chr6:48997935-49000349 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0030635
protein coding gene Chr6:50703399-50705813 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0030720
protein coding gene Chr6:49357299-49359713 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0030434
protein coding gene Chr6:50712131-50714545 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0031175
protein coding gene Chr6:52535391-52537805 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0028382
protein coding gene Chr6:46646026-46648416 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0029836
protein coding gene Chr6:50524198-50526614 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0030407
protein coding gene Chr6:54731149-54733563 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0030557
protein coding gene Chr6:48920904-48923318 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0030509
protein coding gene Chr6:48530974-48533388 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0030642
protein coding gene Chr6:51382602-51385016 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0030543
protein coding gene Chr6:57367167-57369581 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0031205
protein coding gene Chr6:50627939-50630353 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0029549
protein coding gene Chr6:48542643-48545058 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0029384
protein coding gene Chr6:49965839-49968253 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0029913
protein coding gene Chr6:50645158-50647572 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    HOXA2, homeobox A2
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    2
Vertebrate Orthology Source
Alliance of Genome Resources
  • Human Ortholog
    HOXA2, homeobox A2
  • Synonyms
    HOX1K, MCOHI
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 3199
    neXtProt AC: NX_O43364
    UniProt: O43364

  • Chr Location
    7p15.2; chr7:27100354-27102686 (-)  GRCh38

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    93 phenotypes from 12 alleles in 16 genetic backgrounds
    19 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    63 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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Mutant homozygotes lack skeletal elements normally derived from the second branchial arch and show duplication of elements derived from the first branchial arch, such as ossification centers of the middle ear. Mutants die perinatally with cleft palate.
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 differentiation
cell population proliferation
cellular component organization
DNA-templated transcription
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
programmed cell death
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
protein-containing complex
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
  • Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic ENSMUSG00000014704 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 2415 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000014848 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 1775 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000014848 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 372 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 73
      Genomic 8
      cDNA 29
      Primer pair 15
      Other 21

      Microarray probesets 4
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-10817, MGD-MRK-10875, MGI:2141392
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 203
      Developmental Gene Expression 136
      Gene Ontology 17
      Phenotypes 63
    • Earliest
      J:621 Hunt P, et al., A distinct Hox code for the branchial region of the vertebrate head. Nature. 1991 Oct 31;353(6347):861-4
    • Latest
      J:345621 Adams DJ, et al., Genetic determinants of micronucleus formation in vivo. Nature. 2024 Mar;627(8002):130-136

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    last database update
    06/12/2024
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory