Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating TNP2 and embryonal testis carcinoma

TNP2 [ENSP00000325738]

Transition protein 2 (during histone to protamine replacement); Plays a key role in the replacement of histones to protamine in the elongating spermatids of mammals. In condensing spermatids, loaded onto the nucleosomes, where it promotes the recruitment and processing of protamines, which are responsible for histone eviction.

Synonyms:  TNP2,  TNP2p,  hTNP2,  Q05952,  Q4VB56 ...

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