SMC2_HUMAN Protein

Name Structural maintenance of chromosomes protein 2
Description Central component of the condensin complex, a complex required for conversion of interphase chromatin into mitotic-like condense chromosomes. The condensin complex probably introduces positive supercoils into relaxed DNA in the presence of type I topoisomerases and converts nicked DNA into positive knotted forms in the presence of type II topoisomerases.
UniProt ID O95347
Gene SMC2