Gene Summary

Dmx-like 2
E130119P06Rik,  6430411K14Rik

IMPC Data Collections

IMPC Phenotype Summary

Not Significant
Not tested


The IMPC applies a panel of phenotyping screens to characterise single-gene knockout mice by comparison to wild types. Click on the different tabs to visualise significant phenotypes identified by the IMPC, as well as all data that was measured.

Phenotype System Allele Zyg Sex Life Stage P Value
preweaning lethality, complete penetrance Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi HOM   Early adult 0.00
decreased circulating cholesterol level Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi HET Early adult 4.53×10-05
decreased bone mineral content Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi HET Early adult 4.80×10-07
decreased lean body mass Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi HET Early adult 2.87×10-05
increased total body fat amount Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi HET Early adult 2.16×10-05

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lacZ Expression

Expression data not available

Associated Images

Images submitted by IMPC centres for a selection of procedures. Each set of images is available to view in our image comparator.


XRay Images Whole Body Dorso Ventral

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XRay Images Skull Lateral Orientation

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XRay Images Whole Body Lateral Orientation

14 Images


XRay Images Skull Dorso Ventral Orientation

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XRay Images Forepaw

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Legacy Phenotype Associated Images

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Human diseases caused by Dmxl2 mutations

The analysis uses data from IMPC, along with published data on other mouse mutants, in comparison to human disease reports in OMIM, Orphanet, and DECIPHER.

Phenotype comparisons summarize the similarity of mouse phenotypes with human disease phenotypes.

The table below shows human diseases associated to Dmxl2 by orthology or direct annotation.

Disease Similarity of
Matching phenotypes Source
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy
Failure to thrive, Umbilical hernia ORPHA:1934
Polyendocrine-Polyneuropathy Syndrome
Deafness, Autosomal Dominant 71
Developmental And Epileptic Encephalopathy 81
Polyendocrine-Polyneuropathy Syndrome

The table below shows human diseases predicted to be associated to Dmxl2 by phenotypic similarity.

Disease Similarity of
Matching phenotypes Source
Familial Apolipoprotein Gene Cluster Deletion Syndrome
Decreased circulating apolipoprotein AI concentration, Hypocholesterolemia, Decreased HDL cholest... OMIM:620058
Cholesterol-Ester Transfer Protein Deficiency
Hyperlipidemia, Hyperlipoproteinemia, Increased HDL cholesterol concentration, Hypotriglyceridemi... ORPHA:79506
Chylomicron Retention Disease
Failure to thrive, Steatorrhea, Hypocholesterolemia, Decreased LDL cholesterol concentration, Hyp... OMIM:246700
Hypertriglyceridemia 2
Hypertriglyceridemia, Decreased HDL cholesterol concentration, Hypercholesterolemia OMIM:619324
Gaucher Disease, Atypical, Due To Saposin C Deficiency
Osteopenia, Hypocholesterolemia OMIM:610539
Microcephaly, Congenital Cataract, And Psoriasiform Dermatitis
Failure to thrive, Hypocholesterolemia, Decreased HDL cholesterol concentration, Decreased LDL ch... OMIM:616834
Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder 3B
Failure to thrive, Hypocholesterolemia, Osteoporosis, Steatorrhea OMIM:266510
Increased LDL cholesterol concentration, Elevated circulating transferrin concentration, Osteopor... OMIM:616000
Hypobetalipoproteinemia, Familial, 1
Steatorrhea, Decreased HDL cholesterol concentration, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hypocholesterolemia, ... OMIM:615558
Squalene Synthase Deficiency
Increased circulating farnesol concentration, Hypocholesterolemia, Decreased LDL cholesterol conc... OMIM:618156
Bile Acid Synthesis Defect, Congenital, 1
Failure to thrive, Hyperbilirubinemia, Steatorrhea, Hypocholesterolemia, Rickets OMIM:607765
Hypercholesterolemia, Familial, 4
Hypertriglyceridemia, Increased VLDL cholesterol concentration, Hypercholesterolemia OMIM:603813
Hyperlipidemia, Familial Combined, 3
Elevated circulating apolipoprotein B concentration, Hyperlipidemia, Increased LDL cholesterol co... OMIM:144250
Citrullinemia, Type Ii, Neonatal-Onset
Failure to thrive, Hyperbilirubinemia, Decreased HDL cholesterol concentration, Hypermethioninemi... OMIM:605814
Potocki-Lupski Syndrome
Failure to thrive, Hypocholesterolemia, Small for gestational age OMIM:610883
Chylomicron Retention Disease
Failure to thrive, Hypocholesterolemia, Steatorrhea ORPHA:71
Congenital Disorder Of Glycosylation, Type Ia
Failure to thrive, Flexion contracture, Steatorrhea, Osteopenia, Hypocholesterolemia, Hypoalbumin... OMIM:212065
Maternal Uniparental Disomy Of Chromosome 4
Decreased body weight, Abetalipoproteinemia, Elevated circulating creatine kinase concentration, ... ORPHA:96180
Failure to thrive, Abnormal bone ossification, Abnormal adipose tissue morphology, Camptodactyly,... ORPHA:79324
Failure to thrive, Abnormal circulating apolipoprotein concentration, Hyperbilirubinemia, Steator... ORPHA:14
Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia, Hypotonia, And Respiratory Insufficiency Syndrome, Neonatal Lethal
Hypocholesterolemia OMIM:618810
Kaufman Oculocerebrofacial Syndrome
Failure to thrive, Hypocholesterolemia OMIM:244450
Dubowitz Syndrome
Hypocholesterolemia, Inguinal hernia OMIM:223370
Secondary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
Reduced circulating transferrin concentration, Secondary hyperaldosteronism, Decreased prealbumin... ORPHA:90363
Tangier Disease
Hypertriglyceridemia, Hypocholesterolemia ORPHA:31150
Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome
Failure to thrive, Elevated 7-dehydrocholesterol, Hypocholesterolemia, Hypoalbuminemia, Epiphysea... OMIM:270400
Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy
Failure to thrive, Umbilical hernia ORPHA:1934
Polyendocrine-Polyneuropathy Syndrome
Deafness, Autosomal Dominant 71
Developmental And Epileptic Encephalopathy 81
Polyendocrine-Polyneuropathy Syndrome


Summary table of phenotypes displayed during the Histopathology procedure which are considered significant. Full histopathology data table, including submitted images, can be accessed by clicking any row in this table.

There is no histopathology data for Dmxl2

IMPC related publications

The table below lists publications which used either products generated by the IMPC or data produced by the phenotyping efforts of the IMPC. These publications have also been associated to Dmxl2.

There are 8 publications which use IMPC produced mice or data.

Title Journal IMPC Allele PubMed ID
A Genome-Wide Screen in Mice To Identify Cell-Extrinsic Regulators of Pulmonary Metastatic Colonisation. G3 (Bethesda, Md.) (June 2020) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC7263671
Large-scale neuroanatomical study uncovers 198 gene associations in mouse brain morphogenesis. Nature communications (August 2019) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC6671969
Mouse screen reveals multiple new genes underlying mouse and human hearing loss. PLoS biology (April 2019) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC6459510
Dual role of DMXL2 in olfactory information transmission and the first wave of spermatogenesis. PLoS genetics (February 2019) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC6383954
WD40-repeat 47, a microtubule-associated protein, is essential for brain development and autophagy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (October 2017) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC5676932
Genome wide in vivo mouse screen data from studies to assess host regulation of metastatic colonisation. Scientific data (September 2017) Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC5827107
Rabconnectin-3α is required for the morphological maturation of GnRH neurons and kisspeptin responsiveness. Scientific reports (February 2017) Dmxl2tm1c(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC5314327
Haploinsufficiency of Dmxl2, encoding a synaptic protein, causes infertility associated with a loss of GnRH neurons in mouse. PLoS biology (September 2014) Dmxl2tm1c(EUCOMM)Wtsi Dmxl2tm1a(EUCOMM)Wtsi PMC4172557

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