The MYH2 gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol MYH2
Gene name myosin, heavy chain 2, skeletal muscle, adult
Chromosome 17
Chromosomal band p13.1
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_013014.1
Transcript reference NM_017534.5
Exon/intron information NM_017534.5 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases IBM-3
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) Homa Tajsharghi
Total number of public variants reported 85
Unique public DNA variants reported 56
Individuals with public variants 298
Hidden variants 22
Date created May 03, 2013
Date last updated April 08, 2021
Version MYH2:210408

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_017534.5.
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 Orphanet
HGNC 7572
Entrez Gene 4620
PubMed articles MYH2
OMIM - Gene 160740
OMIM - Diseases IBM-3 (myopathy, inclusion body, type 3 (IBM-3))
GeneCards MYH2
GeneTests MYH2
Orphanet MYH2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00014134 17 transcript variant 1 NM_017534.5 NP_060004.3 85

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