Gene: Tfap2a (transcription factor AP-2 alpha) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Tfap2a
Name: transcription factor AP-2 alpha
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits sequence-specific DNA binding; transcription factor binding; chromatin binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; response to lipopolysaccharide; response to organic substance; ASSOCIATED WITH Branchio-Oto-Renal Syndrome (ortholog); Cardiomyopathy, Dilated (ortholog); FOUND IN cytosol; nucleus; centrosome (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; bisphenol A; carbamazepine
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: activating enhancer-binding protein 2 alpha; activating enhancer-binding protein 2-alpha; activator protein 2; AP-2 transcription factor; AP2-alpha; LOC306862; Tcfap2a; transcription factor AP-2, alpha; transcription factor AP-2-alpha
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.01724,647,833 - 24,670,457+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map17p12 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.01726,596,839 - 26,634,214+NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.41730,017,580 - 30,034,852+NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly1723,700,225 - 23,715,767+NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.11730,020,346 - 30,035,192+NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1310267
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-05-12
Status: ACTIVE