Non-SMC condensin II complex, subunit G2
Symbols NCAPG2; CAP-G2; FLJ20311; LUZP5; MTB; hCAP-G2
External IDs OMIM608532 MGI1923294 HomoloGene9820 GeneCards: NCAPG2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 54892 76044
Ensembl ENSG00000146918 ENSMUSG00000042029
UniProt Q86XI2 Q3UU24
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_017760 NM_133762.3
RefSeq (protein) NP_060230 NP_598523.3
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
158.42 – 158.5 Mb
Chr 12:
117.64 – 117.7 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Condensin-2 complex subunit G2 (CAP-G2) also known as chromosome-associated protein G2 (CAP-G2) or leucine zipper protein 5 (LUZP5) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NCAPG2 gene.[1][2] CAP-G2 is a subunit of condensin II, a large protein complex involved in chromosome condensation.


  1. ^ Ono T, Losada A, Hirano M, Myers MP, Neuwald AF, Hirano T (Oct 2003). "Differential contributions of condensin I and condensin II to mitotic chromosome architecture in vertebrate cells". Cell 115 (1): 109–21. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(03)00724-4. PMID 14532007. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: NCAPG2 non-SMC condensin II complex, subunit G2". 

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