Gene: Kmt2a (lysine (K)-specific methyltransferase 2A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kmt2a
Name: lysine (K)-specific methyltransferase 2A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits chromatin binding (ortholog); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K4 specific) (ortholog); identical protein binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN anterior/posterior pattern specification (ortholog); DNA methylation (ortholog); embryonic hemopoiesis (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute (ortholog); Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (ortholog); histone methyltransferase complex (ortholog); MLL1 complex (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2,4-dinitrotoluene; 2,6-dinitrotoluene; dibutyl phthalate
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: histone-lysine N-methyltransferase MLL; Mixed-lineage leukemia (also acute lymphocytic leukemia 1 or tritorax Drosophila gene); Mll; Mll1; Mll_mapped; myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia; myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia (mapped); myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia (trithorax homolog, Drosophila); myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia 1
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4
Rat Cytogenetic Map8q22 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0847,728,915 - 47,804,551-NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4847,759,175 - 47,834,586-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly844,701,780 - 44,779,960-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1586165
Created: 2006-11-19
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2014-08-12
Status: ACTIVE