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FUT2

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Full namefucosyltransferase 2 (secretor status included)
EntrezGene2524
PheGenI2524
VariationViewer2524
ClinVarFUT2
dbSNP2524
SADR2524
HugeNav2524
wikipediaFUT2
googleFUT2
gopubmedFUT2
EVSFUT2
HEFalMpFUT2
23andMeFUT2
UniProtQ10981
EnsemblENSG00000176920
OMIM182100
EVSFUT2
# SNPs8
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
Rs104778148,703,374
Rs28137748,703,346
Rs4926021.548,703,160
Rs50327948,705,753
Rs50496348,705,608
Rs51624648,702,915
Rs6013382.548,703,417
Rs602662248,703,728

The fucosyltransferase 2 gene FUT2 (secretor status) confers the ability to secrete the ABO blood group antigen. It also affects Lewis antigen status.

FUT2 has active (Se) and non-secretory (se) alleles; Secretory status is dominant. Phenotype affects immunity to norovirus and influenza. Recessive (sese) carriers are resistant to the Norwalk strain.