Gene: Cst3 (cystatin C) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cst3
Name: cystatin C
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits peptidase inhibitor activity; protease binding; beta-amyloid binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN apoptotic process; brain development; cell activation; ASSOCIATED WITH Anemia, Iron-Deficiency; Diabetic Nephropathies; Intracranial Aneurysm; FOUND IN axon; basement membrane; cell projection; INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 2,2',5,5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: CYSC; cystatin 3; Cystatin C (cysteine proteinase inhibitor); cystatin-3; cystatin-C; MGC105556
Homo sapiens : CST3 (cystatin C)  HGNC
Mus musculus : Cst3 (cystatin C)  MGI
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Allele / Splice: Cst3Tn(sb-T2/Bart3)2.172Mcwi   Cst3em1Mcwi   Cst3em3Mcwi  
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.03143,219,671 - 143,223,544-NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map3q41 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.03149,628,692 - 149,632,565-NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.43137,650,903 - 137,654,776-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly3135,178,032 - 135,181,905-NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.13137,556,481 - 137,560,243-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2432
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-11-09
Status: ACTIVE