Gene: Bdnf (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Bdnf
Name: brain-derived neurotrophic factor
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits neurotrophin TRKB receptor binding; INVOLVED IN cellular response to nerve growth factor stimulus; cellular response to norepinephrine stimulus; cellular response to tumor necrosis factor; PARTICIPATES IN brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling pathway; Huntington disease pathway; mitogen activated protein kinase signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH increased alcohol consumption; increased anxiety-related response; ASSOCIATED WITH Alzheimer Disease; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Brain Injuries; FOUND IN axon; dendrite; extracellular space; INTERACTS WITH (+)-catechin; (+)-pilocarpine; (-)-epigallocatechin 3-gallate
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Brain derived neurothrophic factor; brain derived neurotrophic factor; MGC105254
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.03100,768,637 - 100,819,216 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.03107,371,329 - 107,421,908 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
Celera395,191,318 - 95,241,949 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map3q34NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2202
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
Status: ACTIVE