Gene: Snai2 (snail family zinc finger 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Snai2
Name: snail family zinc finger 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits chromatin binding (ortholog); RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity involved in negative regulation of transcription (ortholog); RNA polymerase II distal enhancer sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to fibroblast growth factor stimulus; negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; canonical Wnt signaling pathway (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Piebaldism (ortholog); Waardenburg Syndrome, Type 2D (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (ortholog); nuclear chromatin (ortholog); nucleus (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (S)-nicotine; bisphenol A; gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: neural crest transcription factor Slug; Slug; Slug chicken homolog; Slug, chicken homolog; snail homolog 2; snail homolog 2 (Drosophila); zinc finger protein SNAI2
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.01190,404,421 - 90,406,730-NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map11  NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.01193,462,645 - 93,464,954-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly1184,915,524 - 84,917,833-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3722
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-05-12
Status: ACTIVE