Gene: Ehmt2 (euchromatic histone lysine N-methyltransferase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Ehmt2
Name: euchromatic histone lysine N-methyltransferase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits C2H2 zinc finger domain binding (ortholog); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K27 specific) (ortholog); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K9 specific) (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to drug; long-term memory; regulation of DNA methylation; PARTICIPATES IN histone modification pathway; lysine degradation pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Adenocarcinoma of Lung (ortholog); Alopecia Areata (ortholog); Colorectal Neoplasms (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleus; nuclear chromatin (ortholog); nucleoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2,6-dinitrotoluene; bisphenol A; C60 fullerene
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Bat8; euchromatic histone-lysine N-methyltransferase 2; G9a; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EHMT2; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase, H3 lysine-9 specific 3; HLA-B associated transcript 8, rat orthologue; Ng36
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0204,576,062 - 4,592,980+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map20p12 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0206,656,049 - 6,672,967+NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4204,021,679 - 4,033,709-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly204,093,733 - 4,109,892+NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.1204,021,905 - 4,033,936-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1302972
Created: 2004-12-03
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-02-02
Status: ACTIVE