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RGD ID: 2324431
Species: Rattus norvegicus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Prdm16
Name: PR/SET domain 16
Acc ID: GO:0090336
Term: positive regulation of brown fat cell differentiation
Definition: Any process that increases the rate, frequency, or extent of brown fat cell differentiation. Brown fat cell differentiation is the process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires specialized features of a brown adipocyte, an animal connective tissue cell involved in adaptive thermogenesis. Brown adipocytes contain multiple small droplets of triglycerides and a high number of mitochondria.
Definition Source(s): GOC:BHF
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
Object SymbolQualifierEvidenceWithReferenceSourceNotesOriginal Reference(s)
Prdm16acts_upstream_of_or_withinISOPrdm16 (Mus musculus)1624291RGDMGI:2135565 MGI:2669525 MGI:5564782 PMID:24703692

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