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Date of Report

Apr 05, 2018

Full Name

lysine methyltransferase 2B

Chromosome 19 (19q13.12)


The gene encodes a protein that is involved in gene activation (Shao et al., 2014).

Database Links

GeneCards: GC19P036411

Genetics Home Reference: KMT2B

NCBI Gene: 9757

OMIM: 606834

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: Q9UMN6

Clinical Significance

A change in this gene was identified in a UDN participant with childhood onset dystonia.

Gene KMT2B
Inheritance Pattern Autosomal dominant
Position Chr19: 36220881
Transcript NM_014727.2
DNA Change c.4931G>T
Protein Change p.Cys1644Phe
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