The LAMA2 gene homepage

This database is one of the gene variant databases from the "Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages" (LMDp).
General information
Gene symbol LAMA2
Gene name laminin, alpha 2
Chromosome 6
Chromosomal band q22-q23
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_008678.1
Transcript reference NM_000426.3
Exon/intron information NM_000426.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases ID, LGMDR23, MDC, MDC1A
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (2) Johan den Dunnen and Jorge Oliveira
Total number of public variants reported 2605
Unique public DNA variants reported 868
Individuals with public variants 1690
Hidden variants 48
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Notes This database is one of the gene variant databases from the "Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages" (LMDp).
Date created March 30, 2002
Date last updated November 27, 2023
Version LAMA2:231127

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_000426.3.
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 6482
Entrez Gene 3908
PubMed articles LAMA2
OMIM - Gene 156225
OMIM - Diseases LGMDR23 (dystrophy, muscular, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 23 (LGMDR-23))
MDC1A (dystrophy, muscular, congential, merosin deficient, type 1a (MDC-1A))
GeneCards LAMA2
GeneTests LAMA2
Orphanet LAMA2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000065 6 laminin, alpha 2 NM_000426.3 NP_000417.2 2605

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