GYS2 Transfers the glycosyl residue from UDP-Glc to the non-reducing end of alpha-1,4-glucan. Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 3 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Carbohydrate Metabolism - starch and sucrose; Cytoskeletal; EC; Transferase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 4q44
Cellular Component:  cell cortex; cortical actin cytoskeleton; cytoplasm; cytoskeleton; cytosol; ectoplasm
Molecular Function:  glucose binding; glycogen (starch) synthase activity
Biological Process:  glycogen biosynthetic process; glycogen metabolic process; response to glucose
Reference #:  P17625 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: Glycogen [starch] synthase, liver; glycogen synthase 2; Glycogen synthase 2 (liver); GLYSN; Gys2
Gene Symbols: Gys2
Molecular weight: 80,734 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.64  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
CST Pathways:  Actin Dynamics  |  AMPK Signaling  |  Insulin Receptor Signaling  |  PI3K/Akt Signaling
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  Reactome  |  BioGPS  |  Pfam  |  ENZYME  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene