The PARK2 gene homepage

A Parkinson's disease Mutation Database
General information
Gene symbol PARK2
Gene name parkinson protein 2, E3 ubiquitin protein ligase (parkin)
Chromosome 6
Chromosomal band q25.2-q27
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NC_000006.11
Transcript reference NM_004562.2
Exon/intron information NM_004562.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases cancer, lung, cancer, ovarian, LPRS2, PARK2
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) The Parkinson's Institute - Birgitt Schuele
Total number of public variants reported 259
Unique public DNA variants reported 170
Individuals with public variants 183
Hidden variants 5
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Notes A Parkinson's disease Mutation Database
NOTE: gene name changed from PARK2 to PRKN
Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, Nederland.
Date created May 27, 2008
Date last updated January 11, 2023
Version PARK2:230111

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_004562.2.
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 8607
Entrez Gene 5071
PubMed articles PARK2
OMIM - Gene 602544
OMIM - Diseases cancer, lung (cancer, lung (adenocarcinoma))
cancer, ovarian
LPRS2 (leprosy, type 2 (LPRS-2))
PARK2 (Parkinson disease, type 2 (PARK-2))
GeneCards PARK2
GeneTests PARK2
Orphanet PARK2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00001486 6 transcript variant 1 NM_004562.2 NP_004553.2 259

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