Gene: Bscl2 (BSCL2, seipin lipid droplet biogenesis associated) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Bscl2
Name: BSCL2, seipin lipid droplet biogenesis associated
Description: INVOLVED IN fat cell differentiation (ortholog); lipid particle organization (ortholog); lipid storage (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (ortholog); Encephalopathy, Progressive, with or without Lipodystrophy (ortholog); Lipodystrophy (ortholog); FOUND IN integral component of endoplasmic reticulum membrane (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; bisphenol A; cobalt dichloride
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: Berardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy 2 (seipin); Bernardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy 2 homolog; Bernardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy 2 homolog (human); bernardinelli-Seip congenital lipodystrophy type 2 protein homolog; LOC361722; MGC109260; seipin
Is Marker For: Strains:   F344-Bscl2m1Kyo  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01225,035,956 - 225,046,137 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01231,972,073 - 231,983,764 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41211,509,675 - 211,518,963 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11211,668,104 - 211,677,392 (+)NCBI
Celera1203,246,734 - 203,256,205 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q43NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1308135
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-09-02
Status: ACTIVE