Gene: Pdgfra (platelet derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Pdgfra
Name: platelet derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase binding; platelet-derived growth factor alpha-receptor activity; platelet-derived growth factor binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN gliogenesis; inner ear development; platelet-derived growth factor receptor-alpha signaling pathway; PARTICIPATES IN platelet-derived growth factor signaling pathway; calcium/calcium-mediated signaling pathway; cytokine mediated signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Hyperoxia; Oligohydramnios; Skin Ulcer; FOUND IN cytoplasm; nucleus; plasma membrane; INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: alpha platelet-derived growth factor receptor; alpha-type platelet-derived growth factor receptor; APDGFR; CD140 antigen-like family member A; PDGF-R-alpha; PDGFACE; PDGFR-alpha; platelet-derived growth factor alpha receptor; Platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.01435,527,926 - 35,581,129-NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map14p11 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.01435,356,434 - 35,409,311-NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.41435,369,422 - 35,418,126-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly1432,273,077 - 32,324,887-NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.11435,369,672 - 35,418,126-NCBI
RH 3.414432.47 RGD

Launch Genome Browser (GBrowse)     Launch JBrowse

Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
Molecular Pathway Annotations
References - curated
References - uncurated
RGD Disease Portals


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
RGD Curation Notes
More on Pdgfra
Entrez Gene
Ensembl Gene
NCBI Map Viewer
Vista + UCSC

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3284
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-10-01
Status: ACTIVE