Gene: Pitx2 (paired-like homeodomain 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Pitx2
Name: paired-like homeodomain 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding; transcriptional activator activity, RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific binding; chromatin binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN brain development; female gonad development; male gonad development; PARTICIPATES IN transforming growth factor-beta superfamily mediated signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Hypothyroidism; Polycystic Kidney, Autosomal Dominant; Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome, Type 1 (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleus; cytoplasm (ortholog); transcription factor complex (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 1,3-dinitrobenzene; all-trans-retinoic acid; ammonium chloride
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: homeobox protein PITX2; homeodomain transcription factor 2; paired-like homeodomain transcription factor 2; pituitary homeobox 2; Pitx-2; Pitx2c; Ptx2; rPtx2
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02233,602,732 - 233,621,059 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02252,929,195 - 252,948,179 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42226,581,170 - 226,601,319 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12226,567,811 - 226,587,999 (+)NCBI
Celera2210,013,296 - 210,033,592 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map2q42NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3331
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-10-04
Status: ACTIVE