Gene: Ugcg (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Ugcg
Name: UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits ceramide glucosyltransferase activity; INVOLVED IN positive regulation of protein targeting to mitochondrion (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN Fabry disease pathway; Gaucher disease pathway; globoid cell leukodystrophy pathway; FOUND IN Golgi membrane (inferred); integral component of membrane (inferred); INTERACTS WITH 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl; 2,4-dinitrotoluene; 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: ceramide glucosyltransferase; GCS; GLCT-1; glucosylceramide synthase; UDP-glucose:ceramide glycosyltransferase; UDP-glucose:N-acylsphingosine D-glucosyltransferase
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0576,386,838 - 76,419,560+NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map5q24 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0580,530,140 - 80,562,612+NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4577,263,334 - 77,295,794+NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly572,854,114 - 72,886,901+NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.1577,268,446 - 77,300,599+NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 621870
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2015-11-09
Status: ACTIVE