Gene: Ehmt2 (euchromatic histone lysine methyltransferase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Ehmt2
Name: euchromatic histone lysine methyltransferase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits C2H2 zinc finger domain binding (ortholog); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K27 specific) (ortholog); histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K9 specific) (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to drug; long-term memory; regulation of DNA methylation; PARTICIPATES IN histone modification pathway; lysine degradation pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH acute myeloid leukemia (ortholog); alopecia areata (ortholog); Cell Transformation, Neoplastic (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleus; nuclear chromatin (ortholog); nuclear speck (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2,6-dinitrotoluene; bisphenol A; C60 fullerene
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Bat8; euchromatic histone lysine N-methyltransferase 2; euchromatic histone-lysine N-methyltransferase 2; G9a; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EHMT2; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase, H3 lysine-9 specific 3; HLA-B associated transcript 8, rat orthologue; Ng36
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0204,576,033 - 4,592,980 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0206,656,049 - 6,672,967 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4204,021,679 - 4,033,709 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1204,021,905 - 4,033,936 (-)NCBI
Celera204,093,733 - 4,109,892 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map20p12NCBI
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Disease Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)
Damaging Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1302972
Created: 2004-12-03
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-03-12
Status: ACTIVE