Gene: Snca (synuclein, alpha (non A4 component of amyloid precursor)) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Snca
Name: synuclein, alpha (non A4 component of amyloid precursor)
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits beta-tubulin binding; enzyme binding; microtubule binding; INVOLVED IN aging; behavioral response to cocaine; cellular response to fibroblast growth factor stimulus; PARTICIPATES IN Parkinson disease pathway; altered ubiquitin/proteasome degradation pathway; Alzheimer disease pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Depressive Disorder; Neurilemmoma; Parkinson Disease; FOUND IN axon terminus; cytoplasm; cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; INTERACTS WITH 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: alpha-synuclein; MGC105443; synuclein, alpha
Is Marker For: Strains:   NP.P-(D4Rat119-D4Rat55)/Iusm   P/Iusm   NP/Iusm   P.NP-(Snca-D4Rat35)/Iusm  
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0490,782,412 - 90,882,539-NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map4q24 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.04155,592,411 - 155,690,724-NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4489,613,731 - 89,722,807-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly484,478,545 - 84,578,894-NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.1489,858,155 - 89,967,232-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3729
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-05-12
Status: ACTIVE