Gene: Adra2b (adrenoceptor alpha 2B) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Adra2b
Name: adrenoceptor alpha 2B
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits alpha2-adrenergic receptor activity; adrenergic receptor activity (ortholog); epinephrine binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN activation of MAPK activity; female pregnancy; positive regulation of blood pressure; ASSOCIATED WITH Hypertension; Death, Sudden, Cardiac (ortholog); Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 (ortholog); FOUND IN integral component of membrane (inferred); INTERACTS WITH ammonium chloride; C60 fullerene; dibutyl phthalate
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Adrenergic alpha2B- receptor class III; adrenergic receptor, alpha 2b; adrenergic, alpha-2B-, receptor; Adrenergic, alpha2B-, receptor class III; alpha-2B adrenergic receptor; alpha-2B adrenoceptor; alpha-2B adrenoreceptor; alpha-2BAR
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.03119,805,941 - 119,809,987 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.03126,332,318 - 126,336,364 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.43114,867,357 - 114,869,680 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.13114,772,929 - 114,775,253 (+)NCBI
Celera3113,423,833 - 113,427,879 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map3q36NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2057
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-08-23
Status: ACTIVE