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Gene: NAAA (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase) Homo sapiens
Symbol: NAAA
Name: N-acylethanolamine acid amidase
Description: Exhibits fatty acid amide hydrolase activity and transcription factor binding activity. Involved in N-acylethanolamine metabolic process and fatty acid metabolic process. Localizes to the extrinsic component of membrane and lysosome.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: acid ceramidase-like protein; ASAH-like protein; ASAHL; N-acylethanolamine-hydrolyzing acid amidase; N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase (acid ceramidase)-like; N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase-like; PLT
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Naaa (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Naaa (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Naaa (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : NAAA (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : NAAA (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Naaa (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Sus scrofa (pig) : NAAA (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (green monkey) : NAAA (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Naaa (N-acylethanolamine acid amidase)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl475,913,660 - 75,941,013 (-)Ensembl
GRCh38475,910,655 - 75,941,013 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37476,831,808 - 76,862,166 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36477,050,832 - 77,081,190 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34477,195,814 - 77,219,325NCBI
Celera474,132,297 - 74,162,693 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map4q21.1NCBI
HuRef472,584,423 - 72,614,591 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1476,808,474 - 76,838,830 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on NAAA
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1316359
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-12-25
Status: ACTIVE


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