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 Huntington disease pathway; mitogen activated protein kinase signaling pathway; neurotrophic factor signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH increased alcohol consumption; increased anxiety-related response; ASSOCIATED WITH Alzheimer Disease; Brain Injuries; Chronic Pain; 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: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.03100,768,637 - 100,819,216+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map3q33 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.03107,371,329 - 107,421,908+NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly395,191,318 - 95,241,949+NCBI

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