Gene: Cd44 (CD44 antigen) Mus musculus
Symbol: Cd44
Name: CD44 antigen
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits cytokine binding; cytokine receptor activity; hyaluronic acid binding; INVOLVED IN branching involved in prostate gland morphogenesis; branching involved in ureteric bud morphogenesis; cell adhesion; PARTICIPATES IN cell-extracellular matrix signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH abnormal articular cartilage morphology; abnormal CD4-positive, alpha beta T cell morphology; abnormal CD4-positive, alpha-beta T cell physiology; ASSOCIATED WITH Cholestasis; Pulmonary Eosinophilia; Acute Kidney Injury (ortholog); FOUND IN basolateral plasma membrane; cell surface; external side of plasma membrane; INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: AU023126; AW121933; AW146109; ECMR-III; extracellular matrix receptor III; GP90 lymphocyte homing/adhesion receptor; HERMES; hermes antigen; HUTCH-I; hyaluronate receptor; Ly-24; lymphocyte antigen 24; OTTMUSP00000015733; OTTMUSP00000015734; OTTMUSP00000015735; OTTMUSP00000015737; OTTMUSP00000015738; OTTMUSP00000015739; OTTMUSP00000015740; Pgp-1; PGP-I; phagocytic glycoprotein 1; phagocytic glycoprotein I
Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm382102,811,141 - 102,901,669 (-)NCBIGRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv372102,651,298 - 102,741,822 (-)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv362102,611,980 - 102,702,504 (-)NCBImm8
Celera2104,054,974 - 104,145,651 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map2 E2NCBImapview
cM Map254.13NCBI

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Comparative Map Data
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QTLs in Region (GRCm38)
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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Additional Information

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 10310
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Mus musculus
Last Modified: 2016-10-11
Status: ACTIVE