Gene Detail

Gene Symbol EHMT2
Synonyms BAT8 | C6orf30 | G9A | GAT8 | KMT1C | NG36
Gene Description EHMT2, euchromatic histone-lysine N-methyltransferase 2, is a methyltransferase involved in dimethylation of histone H3 at lysine 9, which is associated with gene repression (PMID: 23466651). Overexpression of Ehmt2 is associated with several tumor types (PMID: 27748874, PMID: 24832370) and with aggressive tumor behavior in melanoma (PMID: 24658378).
Entrez Id 10919
Chromosome 6
Map Location 6p21.33
Canonical Transcript NM_006709


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