Gene: Bace1 (beta-secretase 1) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Bace1
Name: beta-secretase 1
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits peptidase activity; aspartic-type endopeptidase activity (ortholog); beta-amyloid binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN beta-amyloid metabolic process; membrane protein ectodomain proteolysis (ortholog); proteolysis (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN Alzheimer disease pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Alzheimer Disease (ortholog); FOUND IN endosome; Golgi apparatus; axon (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; acrolein; all-trans-retinoic acid
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: asp 2; ASP2; aspartyl protease 2; Bace; beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme 1; beta-site APP cleaving enzyme; beta-site APP cleaving enzyme 1; memapsin-2; membrane-associated aspartic protease 2
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0850,140,092 - 50,162,388 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0848,766,005 - 48,788,272 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4848,817,824 - 48,839,681 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1848,826,589 - 48,848,447 (+)NCBI
Celera845,724,900 - 45,747,208 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map8q22NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2191
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-10-11
Status: ACTIVE