Gene: Gad2 (glutamate decarboxylase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Gad2
Name: glutamate decarboxylase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits glutamate binding; glutamate decarboxylase activity; protein heterodimerization activity; INVOLVED IN glutamate decarboxylation to succinate; response to drug; PARTICIPATES IN alanine, aspartate and glutamate metabolic pathway; beta-alanine metabolic pathway; butanoate metabolic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 (ortholog); Diabetes, Gestational (ortholog); Schizophrenia (ortholog); FOUND IN anchored component of membrane; cytoplasmic vesicle; cytosol; INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; 3-mercaptopropanoic acid; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: 65 kDa glutamic acid decarboxylase; GAD-65; GAD65; Glutamate decarboxylase 2 (islet); glutamate decarboxylase 65 kDa isoform; glutamic acid decarboxylase 2; glutamic acid decarboxylase 65
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.01789,171,576 - 89,234,770+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map17q12.3 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.01790,851,699 - 90,914,893+NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.41796,259,430 - 96,321,857+NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly1784,065,137 - 84,127,559-NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.11796,270,262 - 96,332,686+NCBI
RH 3.417841.1 RGD

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2653
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-05-12
Status: ACTIVE