The ATXN2 gene homepage

A Parkinson's disease Mutation Database
General information
Gene symbol ATXN2
Gene name ataxin 2
Chromosome 12
Chromosomal band q23-q24.1
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_011572.3
Transcript reference NM_002973.3
Exon/intron information NM_002973.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases PD, SCA-2
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) The Parkinson's Institute - Birgitt Schuele
Total number of public variants reported 77
Unique public DNA variants reported 60
Individuals with public variants 32
Hidden variants 10
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Notes A Parkinson's disease Mutation Database
Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, Nederland.
Date created May 03, 2013
Date last updated September 17, 2021
Version ATXN2:210917

Graphical displays and utilities
Graphs Graphs displaying summary information of all variants in the database »
Reading frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes. Active for: NM_002973.3.
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
Homepage URL
HGNC 10555
Entrez Gene 6311
PubMed articles ATXN2
OMIM - Gene 601517
OMIM - Diseases PD (Parkinson disease (PD))
SCA-2 (ALS-13)
GeneCards ATXN2
GeneTests ATXN2
Orphanet ATXN2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00003161 12 ataxin 2 NM_002973.3 NP_002964.3 77

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