Gene: Il15ra (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Il15ra
Name: interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits interleukin-15 receptor activity (ortholog); protein kinase binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN negative regulation of neuron projection development; receptor signaling pathway via JAK-STAT; response to nutrient levels; PARTICIPATES IN Jak-Stat signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Human Influenza (ortholog); hypoparathyroidism-deafness-renal disease syndrome (ortholog); Pneumococcal Pneumonia (ortholog); FOUND IN cell surface (ortholog); cytoplasmic vesicle (ortholog); plasma membrane (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH atrazine; bisphenol A; endosulfan
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: interleukin 15 receptor alpha chain; interleukin 15 receptor, alpha; interleukin 15 receptor, alpha chain; interleukin-15 receptor alpha chain; interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha; LOC364775; LOC502145; LOC690369; similar to Interleukin-15 receptor alpha chain precursor (IL-15R-alpha) (IL-15RA)
Homo sapiens (human) : IL15RA (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Il15ra (interleukin 15 receptor, alpha chain)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Il15ra (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : IL15RA (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : IL15RA (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Il15ra (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)
Sus scrofa (pig) : IL15RA (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01770,451,861 - 70,481,838 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01772,155,863 - 72,185,368 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41777,998,621 - 78,029,657 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11778,009,453 - 78,026,168 (-)NCBI
Celera1766,307,417 - 66,337,085 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map17q12.2NCBI
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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)
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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1305149
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-02-05
Status: ACTIVE