Gene: Calca (calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Calca
Name: calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits calcitonin receptor binding (ortholog); identical protein binding (ortholog); protein complex binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN aging; cellular response to nerve growth factor stimulus; cellular response to tumor necrosis factor; ASSOCIATED WITH Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Hyperalgesia; FOUND IN axon; extracellular space; neuronal cell body; INTERACTS WITH (R)-adrenaline; (R)-noradrenaline; (S)-amphetamine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: alpha-type CGRP; Cal1; CAL6; Calc; calcitonin; calcitonin gene-related peptide 1; calcitonin gene-related peptide I; calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha; CGRP; CGRP-I; RATCAL6
Is Marker For: Strains:   SHRSP.WKY-(Calca-D1Arb21)/IzmTkyo  
QTLs:   Bp138  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01184,184,018 - 184,188,922 (-)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01191,158,061 - 191,162,954 (-)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41172,686,168 - 172,691,061 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11172,824,299 - 172,827,127 (-)NCBI
Celera1166,711,610 - 166,716,491 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q35NCBImapview
RH 3.4 Map11317.6RGD
RH 2.0 Map1757.3RGD

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Additional Information

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2254
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-10-11
Status: ACTIVE