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AliasesFZD2, Fz2, fz-2, fzE2, hFz2, frizzled class receptor 2, OMOD2
External IDsOMIM: 600667 MGI: 1888513 HomoloGene: 20377 GeneCards: FZD2
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 17 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 17 (human)[1]
Chromosome 17 (human)
Genomic location for FZD2
Genomic location for FZD2
Band17q21.31Start44,557,484 bp[1]
End44,561,262 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
RefSeq (mRNA)



RefSeq (protein)



Location (UCSC)Chr 17: 44.56 – 44.56 MbChr 11: 102.6 – 102.61 Mb
PubMed search[3][4]
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Frizzled-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FZD2 gene.[5][6][7]

Members of the 'frizzled' gene family encode 7-transmembrane domain proteins that are receptors for Wnt signaling proteins. The expression of the FZD2 gene appears to be developmentally regulated, with high levels of expression in fetal kidney and lung and in adult colon and ovary.[7]

See also


  1. ^ a b c GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000180340 - Ensembl, May 2017
  2. ^ a b c GRCm38: Ensembl release 89: ENSMUSG00000050288 - Ensembl, May 2017
  3. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  4. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  5. ^ Zhao Z, Lee CC, Baldini A, Caskey CT (Nov 1995). "A human homologue of the Drosophila polarity gene frizzled has been identified and mapped to 17q21.1". Genomics. 27 (2): 370–3. doi:10.1006/geno.1995.1060. PMID 7558010.
  6. ^ Sagara N, Toda G, Hirai M, Terada M, Katoh M (Dec 1998). "Molecular cloning, differential expression, and chromosomal localization of human frizzled-1, frizzled-2, and frizzled-7". Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 252 (1): 117–22. doi:10.1006/bbrc.1998.9607. PMID 9813155.
  7. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: FZD2 frizzled homolog 2 (Drosophila)".

Further reading

External links

  • "Frizzled Receptors: FZD2". IUPHAR Database of Receptors and Ion Channels. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology.

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