Gene Symbol: MKRN2
Description: makorin ring finger protein 2
Alias: HSPC070, RNF62, RING finger protein 62, RING-type E3 ubiquitin transferase makorin-2, makorin RING zinc-finger protein 2
Species: human
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Top Publications

  1. Gray T, Azama K, Whitmore K, Min A, Abe S, Nicholls R. Phylogenetic conservation of the makorin-2 gene, encoding a multiple zinc-finger protein, antisense to the RAF1 proto-oncogene. Genomics. 2001;77:119-26 pubmed
    ..Here, we describe a novel gene, makorin RING zinc finger-2 (MKRN2), that overlaps and is antisense to the gene RAF1 in mammals...
  2. Jiang J, Xu Y, Ren H, Wudu M, Wang Q, Song X, et al. MKRN2 inhibits migration and invasion of non-small-cell lung cancer by negatively regulating the PI3K/Akt pathway. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2018;37:189 pubmed publisher
    Makorin RING zinc finger-2 (MKRN2) belongs to the makorin RING zinc finger family and is a novel ubiquitin E3 ligase targeting the p65 subunit of NF-κB to negatively regulate inflammatory responses; however, the relationship between ..
  3. Ghanbari M, Franco O, de Looper H, Hofman A, Erkeland S, Dehghan A. Genetic Variations in MicroRNA-Binding Sites Affect MicroRNA-Mediated Regulation of Several Genes Associated With Cardio-metabolic Phenotypes. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015;8:473-86 pubmed publisher
    ..rs174545 (FADS1:miR-181a-2), rs1059611 (LPL:miR-136), rs13702 (LPL:miR-410), rs1046875 (FN3KRP:miR-34a), rs7956 (MKRN2:miR-154), rs3217992 (CDKN2B:miR-138-2-3p), and rs11735092 (HSD17B13:miR-375) decrease or abrogate miRNA-dependent ..
  4. B hne A, Darras A, D Cotta H, Baroiller J, Galiana Arnoux D, Volff J. The vertebrate makorin ubiquitin ligase gene family has been shaped by large-scale duplication and retroposition from an ancestral gonad-specific, maternal-effect gene. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:721 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to the already described mkrn1 and mkrn2, mkrn4 is the third example of a makorin gene present in both tetrapods and ray-finned fish...
  5. Lee K, Chan K, Tsang K, Chen Y, Kung H, Ng P, et al. Ubiquitous expression of MAKORIN-2 in normal and malignant hematopoietic cells and its growth promoting activity. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e92706 pubmed publisher
    Makorin-2 (MKRN2) is a highly conserved protein and yet its functions are largely unknown. We investigated the expression levels of MKRN2 and RAF1 in normal and malignant hematopoietic cells, and leukemia cell lines...
  6. Shin C, Ito Y, Ichikawa S, Tokunaga M, Sakata Sogawa K, Tanaka T. MKRN2 is a novel ubiquitin E3 ligase for the p65 subunit of NF-κB and negatively regulates inflammatory responses. Sci Rep. 2017;7:46097 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we identified MKRN2, a RING finger domain-containing protein that belongs to the makorin ring finger protein gene family, as a novel ..