Gene: Chat (choline O-acetyltransferase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Chat
Name: choline O-acetyltransferase
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits choline binding; choline O-acetyltransferase activity; INVOLVED IN acetylcholine biosynthetic process; antral ovarian follicle growth; memory; PARTICIPATES IN acetylcholine metabolic pathway; acetylcholine signaling pathway via muscarinic acetylcholine receptor; acetylcholine signaling pathway via nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; ASSOCIATED WITH Alzheimer Disease; Asthma; Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome with Episodic Apnea (ortholog); FOUND IN neuron projection; axon (ortholog); cytoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (+)-alpha-tocopherol; (+)-pilocarpine; (R)-lipoic acid
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: CHOACTase; choline acetylase; choline acetyltransferase; LOC290567
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0168,576,858 - 8,686,131 (-)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0168,493,024 - 8,526,303 (-)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
Rnor_5.01610,603,449 - 10,652,313 (-)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4167,913,026 - 7,965,985 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1167,913,023 - 7,968,456 (-)NCBI
Celera167,483,676 - 7,543,221 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map16p16NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1304627
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-09-02
Status: ACTIVE