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Summary Expression Phenotypes Gene Literature (6) GO Terms (21) Nucleotides (119) Proteins (44) Interactants (33) Wiki
XB-GENEPAGE-982235
Gene Symbol:
 piwil2

Gene Name: 
piwi-like RNA-mediated gene silencing 2

Synonyms:
ct80 , hili , mili , piwil1l , xili [-] ( Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
Germ-line stem cell division protein Hiwi/Piwi; negative developmental regulator

Protein Function :
Endoribonuclease that plays a central role during spermatogenesis by repressing transposable elements and preventing their mobilization, which is essential for the germline integrity. Plays an essentia...[+]



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Expression                  Development Stages                                               Embryonic Tissues                                                                Adult Tissues
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