Gene: Nppa (natriuretic peptide A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Nppa
Name: natriuretic peptide A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits hormone activity; peptide hormone receptor binding; receptor binding; INVOLVED IN cell growth involved in cardiac muscle cell development; cellular response to mechanical stimulus; cGMP biosynthetic process; PARTICIPATES IN atrial natriuretic peptide signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Acute Kidney Injury; Cardiomegaly; Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental; FOUND IN cytoplasm; mast cell granule; nucleus; INTERACTS WITH (R)-mevalonic acid; (R)-noradrenaline; 1-octadec-9-enoylglycero-3-phosphate
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: ANF; ANP; atrial natriuretic factor; atrial natriuretic peptide; Natriuretic peptide precursor A (pronatriodilatin also Anf Pnd); Natriuretic peptide precursor A (pronatriodilatin, also Anf, Pnd); Natriuretic peptide precursor A, (pronatriodilatin, also Anf, Pnd); natriuretic peptide precursor type A; natriuretic peptides A; Pnd; prepronatriodilatin; RATANF
Allele / Splice: Nppaem4Mcwi  
Is Marker For: Strains:   SD  
QTLs:   Bp49   Strs2   Bp100   Strs6  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.05164,808,407 - 164,809,716 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.05168,466,309 - 168,467,618 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.45165,074,518 - 165,075,827 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.15165,084,713 - 165,086,000 (+)NCBI
Celera5156,710,885 - 156,712,194 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map5q36NCBImapview
RH 3.4 Map51106.6RGD

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3193
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-10-04
Status: ACTIVE