Protein Name patatin like phospholipase domain containing 2
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 57104
Gene Symbol

PNPLA2

UniProt Q96AD5 (PLPL2_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 170
Total Number of Articles : 269
Description

patatin like phospholipase domain containing 2

Gene Summary

This gene encodes an enzyme which catalyzes the first step in the hydrolysis of triglycerides in adipose tissue. Mutations in this gene are associated with neutral lipid storage disease with myopathy. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2010]

synonyms
  • patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing protein 2
  • IPLA2-zeta
  • TTS2.2
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Properties