The BSCL2 gene homepage

BSCL2-seipinopathies variation databases - curated by the neurogenetics and metabolic-thyroid disease groups, Instituto de Investigaciones Sanitarias de Santiago de Compostela (IDIS-SERGAS), Spain.
This database is one of the gene variant databases from the "Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages" (LMDp).
General information
Gene symbol BSCL2
Gene name Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy 2 (seipin)
Chromosome 11
Chromosomal band q13
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_008461.1
Transcript reference NM_001122955.3
Exon/intron information NM_001122955.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases CGL2, HMN5A, PELD, SPG17
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (2) María-Jesús Sobrido and Sergio Piñeiro
Total number of public variants reported 356
Unique public DNA variants reported 87
Individuals with public variants 588
Hidden variants 1
Notes This database is one of the gene variant databases from the "Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages" (LMDp).
Variants involved in Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies are also collected by the IPNMDB. We are in the process of joining efforts and merging the two databases.
Date created May 23, 2012
Date last updated July 07, 2023
Version BSCL2:230707

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_001122955.3.
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
External URL Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies Mutation Database
HGNC 15832
Entrez Gene 26580
PubMed articles BSCL2
OMIM - Gene 606158
OMIM - Diseases CGL2 (lipodystrophy, congenital generalized, type 2 (CGL-2))
HMN5A (neuropathy, motor, distal, hereditary, type Va (HMN-5A))
PELD (encephalopathy, progressive, with/without lipodystrophy (PELD))
SPG17 (paraplegia, spastic, autosomal dominant, type 17 (SPG-17, Silver))
GeneCards BSCL2
GeneTests BSCL2
Orphanet BSCL2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00023833 11 transcript variant 1 NM_001122955.3 NP_001116427.1 356

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