XB-FEAT-988823

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nsd2

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nomenclature changes

11NOV 2016

Human symbol has changed for genepage ID: 988823 From whsc1 to NSD2

undated change: Human symbol has changed for genepage ID: 988823 from Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome candidate 1 to nuclear receptor binding SET domain protein 2

summary from NCBI

   This gene encodes a protein that contains four domains present in other developmental proteins: a PWWP domain, an HMG box, a SET domain, and a PHD-type zinc finger. It is expressed ubiquitously in early development. Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) is a malformation syndrome associated with a hemizygous deletion of the distal short arm of chromosome 4. This gene maps to the 165 kb WHS critical region and has also been involved in the chromosomal translocation t(4;14)(p16.3;q32.3) in multiple myelomas. Alternative splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms. Some transcript variants are nonsense-mediated mRNA (NMD) decay candidates, hence not represented as reference sequences. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]