MAP2 - Microtubule-associated protein 2 - human protein (Function)
 
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MAP2 »  Microtubule-associated protein 2  (MAP-2)
 
Gene name:  MAP2
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
The exact function of MAP2 is unknown but MAPs may stabilize the microtubules against depolymerization. They also seem to have a stiffening effect on microtubules.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Calmodulin bindingdefinition[GO:0005516]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Dystroglycan bindingdefinition[GO:0002162]  
1
  • IPIUniProtKB
Microtubule bindingdefinition[GO:0008017] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
1
  • IPIIntAct
Structural molecule activitydefinition[GO:0005198]  
1
  • NASPINC
GO biological process 
Axonogenesisdefinition[GO:0007409] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Cellular response to organic substancedefinition[GO:0071310] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Central nervous system neuron developmentdefinition[GO:0021954]  
1
  • IEPDFLAT
Dendrite morphogenesisdefinition[GO:0048813]  
1
  • IEPDFLAT
Microtubule bundle formationdefinition[GO:0001578] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Neuron projection developmentdefinition[GO:0031175]  
1
  • IEPDFLAT
Peptidyl-threonine phosphorylationdefinition[GO:0018107] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
 

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Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: MAP2
GenomeRNAi: 4133
PRO: PR:P11137