Full gene name: microtubule associated protein 2
Aliases: MAP-2, MAP2A, MAP2B, MAP2C
Gene info: The MAP2 gene in humans encodes a 1827-amino acid protein with a predicted mass of 199.5 kDa. The protein, which has a cytoplasmic localization, is involved with central nervous system neuron development and dendrite development. Note that at least 4 protein isoforms have been reported for this gene.
Orthologs: Mouse, Rat, Bovine, Canine, Chicken, Chimpanzee, Xenopus, Guinea Pig, Porcine, Rabbit, Rhesus Monkey, Sheep, Zebrafish