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NCBI Gene PubMed Count 38
PubMed Score 34.62
PubTator Score 57.61

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  Disease (2)

Disease Target Count P-value
psoriasis 6685 1.8e-05
pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma liver metastasis 1795 3.7e-03
Disease Target Count Z-score Confidence
Gilbert syndrome 4 3.082 1.5


  Differential Expression (2)

Disease log2 FC p
pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma liver m... -3.600 3.7e-03
psoriasis -1.400 1.8e-05

Gene RIF (21)

25948711 These data indicate that knocking down PAPSS increases UGT2B4 transcription and mRNA stability as a compensatory response to the loss of SULT2A1 activity
22367021 The UGT1A8 and UGT2B4 genotypes associated with decreased predicted enzyme activities, were significantly associated with an increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
22092298 Methadone inhibits CYP2D6 and UGT2B7/2B4 in vivo
21660508 The variation pattern upstream UGT2B4 is highly unusual and may be the result of balancing selection.
20734064 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
20628086 Observational study of gene-disease association, gene-environment interaction, and pharmacogenomic / toxicogenomic. (HuGE Navigator)
20214802 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
20142249 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
20139797 Extensive splicing of transcripts of the bile acid-conjugating enzyme UGT2B4 modulates glucuronidation.
19913121 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
19898482 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
19343046 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
18161889 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
17263731 Results strongly indicated that the presence of an aromatic residue at position 33 is important for the activity and specificity of UGTB4.
16849011 Observational study of gene-disease association and pharmacogenomic / toxicogenomic. (HuGE Navigator)
16513443 Observational study of gene-disease association and pharmacogenomic / toxicogenomic. (HuGE Navigator)
15319348 Observational study of genotype prevalence. (HuGE Navigator)
15319348 P.1053: " common in Caucasians...and Africans..."but...still rare in ...Japanese..." P.1054: "...genotyping Japanese...would be useful for studies on... association between haplotypes and pharmacokinetic...parameters."
15318931 Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator)
12810707 UGT2B4 expression is regulated by PPARalpha
12806625 Farnesoid X receptor (FXR) induces the UGT2B4 enzyme in hepatocytes; this study identifies UGT2B4 as a novel FXR target gene.

AA Sequence

LDVTGFLLACVATVIFIITKCLFCVWKFVRTGKKGKRD                                    491 - 528

Text Mined References (42)

PMID Year Title
25948711 2015 Upregulation of UGT2B4 Expression by 3'-Phosphoadenosine-5'-Phosphosulfate Synthase Knockdown: Implications for Coordinated Control of Bile Acid Conjugation.
24275569 2014 An enzyme assisted RP-RPLC approach for in-depth analysis of human liver phosphoproteome.
22367021 2012 High enzyme activity UGT1A1 or low activity UGT1A8 and UGT2B4 genotypes increase esophageal cancer risk.
22092298 2012 Methadone inhibits CYP2D6 and UGT2B7/2B4 in vivo: a study using codeine in methadone- and buprenorphine-maintained subjects.
21660508 2011 A signature of balancing selection in the region upstream to the human UGT2B4 gene and implications for breast cancer risk.
20734064 2010 A large-scale candidate gene association study of age at menarche and age at natural menopause.
20628086 2010 Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study.
20308471 2010 Role of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase isoforms in 13-cis retinoic acid metabolism in humans.
20214802 2010 Genetic variation in the estrogen metabolic pathway and mammographic density as an intermediate phenotype of breast cancer.
20142249 2010 Associations between polymorphisms in glucuronidation and sulfation enzymes and mammographic breast density in premenopausal women in the United States.
20139797 2010 Extensive splicing of transcripts encoding the bile acid-conjugating enzyme UGT2B4 modulates glucuronidation.
20056724 2010 Phase II metabolism of hesperetin by individual UDP-glucuronosyltransferases and sulfotransferases and rat and human tissue samples.
19913121 2009 Gene-centric association signals for lipids and apolipoproteins identified via the HumanCVD BeadChip.
19898482 2009 Genetic variants in TPMT and COMT are associated with hearing loss in children receiving cisplatin chemotherapy.
19343046 2009 Association study between single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 199 drug-related genes and commonly measured quantitative traits of 752 healthy Japanese subjects.
19159218 2009 Glycoproteomics analysis of human liver tissue by combination of multiple enzyme digestion and hydrazide chemistry.
18161889 2008 Detoxification enzyme polymorphisms are not involved in duodenal adenomatosis in familial adenomatous polyposis.
18052087 Disposition of flavonoids via enteric recycling: enzyme stability affects characterization of prunetin glucuronidation across species, organs, and UGT isoforms.
17263731 2007 Substrate specificity of the human UDP-glucuronosyltransferase UGT2B4 and UGT2B7. Identification of a critical aromatic amino acid residue at position 33.
16849011 2006 Contribution of polymorphisms in UDP-glucuronosyltransferase and CYP2D6 to the individual variation in disposition of carvedilol.
16513443 2006 Organic anion transporting polypeptide 1B1 activity classified by SLCO1B1 genotype influences atrasentan pharmacokinetics.
16344560 2006 Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes.
15815621 2005 Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4.
15489334 2004 The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).
15319348 2004 Single nucleotide polymorphisms and haplotype frequencies of UGT2B4 and UGT2B7 in a Japanese population.
15318931 2004 UDP-glucuronosyltransferase and sulfotransferase polymorphisms, sex hormone concentrations, and tumor receptor status in breast cancer patients.
14702039 2004 Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs.
12810707 2003 Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha induces hepatic expression of the human bile acid glucuronidating UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 2B4 enzyme.
12806625 2003 FXR induces the UGT2B4 enzyme in hepatocytes: a potential mechanism of negative feedback control of FXR activity.
12477932 2002 Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.
10748067 2000 Polymorphic gene regulation and interindividual variation of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase activity in human small intestine.
10376768 1999 Characterization and substrate specificity of UGT2B4 (E458): a UDP-glucuronosyltransferase encoded by a polymorphic gene.
10222050 1999 Expression of UDP-glucuronosyltransferases (UGTs) 2B7 and 1A6 in the human brain and identification of 5-hydroxytryptamine as a substrate.
9295054 1997 The UDP glycosyltransferase gene superfamily: recommended nomenclature update based on evolutionary divergence.
9271674 1997 Structure of the human UGT2B4 gene encoding a bile acid UDP-glucuronosyltransferase.
8687483 1996 Glucuronide conjugates of 4-aminobiphenyl and its N-hydroxy metabolites. pH stability and synthesis by human and dog liver.
8333863 1993 cDNA cloning and expression of two new members of the human liver UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 2B subfamily.
7835904 1994 Isolation of a human YAC contig encompassing a cluster of UGT2 genes and its regional localization to chromosome 4q13.
3109396 1987 Cloning of a human liver microsomal UDP-glucuronosyltransferase cDNA.
2492950 1989 Expression of a human liver cDNA encoding a UDP-glucuronosyltransferase catalysing the glucuronidation of hyodeoxycholic acid in cell culture.
1554722 1992 Two human liver cDNAs encode UDP-glucuronosyltransferases with 2 log differences in activity toward parallel substrates including hyodeoxycholic acid and certain estrogen derivatives.
13929 1977 Hepatic microsomal N-glucuronidation and nucleic acid binding of N-hydroxy arylamines in relation to urinary bladder carcinogenesis.