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Gene: TAF8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8) Canis lupus familiaris
Symbol: TAF8
Name: TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits protein heterodimerization activity (inferred); INVOLVED IN inner cell mass cell proliferation (inferred); maintenance of protein location in nucleus (inferred); positive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated (inferred); PARTICIPATES IN RNA polymerase II transcription initiation pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH microcephaly (ortholog); Partial Agenesis of Corpus Callosum (ortholog); FOUND IN perinuclear region of cytoplasm (inferred); transcription factor TFIID complex (inferred)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: taube nuss homolog; TBN; transcription initiation factor TFIID subunit 8
Homo sapiens (human) : TAF8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Taf8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Taf8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Taf8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAF8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Taf8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : TAF8 (TATA-box binding protein associated factor 8)
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Latest Assembly: CanFam3.1 - Dog CanFam3.1 Assembly
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.11210,689,268 - 10,720,945 (+)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
Dog Cytomap12 NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 12177197
Created: 2017-01-24
Species: Canis lupus familiaris
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.