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Ataxin-2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ataxin-2
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.725.452.125
D12.776.631.069.750
D12.776.660.075.750
D12.776.664.962.452.125
Unique ID
D000067698
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000067698
Scope Note
A Poly(A) RNA-binding protein that negatively regulates EGFR ENDOCYTOSIS. An increased risk for developing AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS 13 is observed in patients who have more than 23 CAG repeats in the ATXN2 gene coding sequence. Larger CAG expansions in the ATXN2 gene occur in SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA 2 patients.
Entry Term(s)
ATXN2 Protein
Ataxin-2 Protein
Atx-2 Protein
SCA2 Protein
Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2 Protein
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Nerve Tissue Proteins (2005-2015)
Proteins (1996-2005)
See Also
Spinocerebellar Ataxias
Public MeSH Note
2016; ATAXIN-2 was indexed under PROTEINS 1996-2005, and under NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 2005-2015
History Note
2016; use SCA2 PROTEIN (NM) 1996-2015
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/06
Revision Date
2015/11/23
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