Gene: Kit (KIT proto-oncogene receptor tyrosine kinase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kit
Name: KIT proto-oncogene receptor tyrosine kinase
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits protein tyrosine kinase activity; cytokine binding (ortholog); protease binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN epithelial cell proliferation; germ cell migration; peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; PARTICIPATES IN acute myeloid leukemia pathway; cytokine mediated signaling pathway; endocytosis pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Infertility, Male; Mammary Neoplasms, Experimental; Adenoma, Oxyphilic (ortholog); FOUND IN acrosomal vesicle; cytoplasm; cytoplasmic side of plasma membrane; INTERACTS WITH 2,5-hexanedione; 2-acetamidofluorene; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: c-kit receptor tyrosine kinase; Kit oncogene; mast/stem cell growth factor receptor; mast/stem cell growth factor receptor Kit; protein kinase; v-kit Hardy-Zuckerman 4 feline sarcoma viral oncogene homolog
Is Marker For: Strains:   F344-TyrCKitH/Kyo   F344-AsipATyrCKitH/Kyo  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01435,072,131 - 35,149,638 (-)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01434,901,860 - 34,979,384 (-)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41434,906,043 - 34,984,819 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11434,906,042 - 34,984,819 (-)NCBI
Celera1431,837,543 - 31,913,518 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map14p11NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620568
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-09-06
Status: ACTIVE