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Gene: Kif21a (kinesin family member 21A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kif21a
Name: kinesin family member 21A
Description: Predicted to have ATPase activity; microtubule binding activity; and microtubule motor activity. Predicted to be involved in microtubule-based movement. Predicted to localize to the cytoskeleton; cytosol; and plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles. Orthologous to human KIF21A (kinesin family member 21A); INTERACTS WITH 17beta-estradiol; 2,6-dinitrotoluene; 2-methoxyethanol.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: kinesin-like protein KIF21A; LOC300158
Homo sapiens (human) : KIF21A (kinesin family member 21A)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Kif21a (kinesin family member 21A)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Kif21a (kinesin family member 21A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : KIF21A (kinesin family member 21A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : KIF21A (kinesin family member 21A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Kif21a (kinesin family member 21A)
Sus scrofa (pig) : KIF21A (kinesin family member 21A)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.07132,069,962 - 132,200,947 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.07131,745,370 - 131,874,205 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.47129,337,712 - 129,456,728 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.17129,372,341 - 129,490,867 (-)NCBI
Celera7118,514,265 - 118,629,868 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7q35NCBI
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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)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on Kif21a
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1305126
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-04-12
Status: ACTIVE


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