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Gene: COL8A1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain) Homo sapiens
Symbol: COL8A1
Name: collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain
Description: Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in endodermal cell differentiation. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: C3orf7; cell proliferation-inducing protein 41; collagen alpha-1(VIII) chain; collagen type VIII alpha 1; collagen VIII, alpha-1 polypeptide; collagen, type VIII, alpha 1; endothelial collagen; MGC9568; smag-64; smooth muscle cell-expressed and macrophage conditioned medium-induced protein smag-64
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Col8a1 (collagen, type VIII, alpha 1)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Col8a1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Col8a1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : COL8A1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : COL8A1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Col8a1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Sus scrofa (pig) : COL8A1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : COL8A1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Col8a1 (collagen type VIII alpha 1 chain)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl399,638,475 - 99,799,226 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38399,638,594 - 99,799,217 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37399,357,440 - 99,518,061 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 363100,840,144 - 100,997,848 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 343100,840,143 - 100,997,848NCBI
Celera397,746,575 - 97,904,287 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map3q12.1NCBI
HuRef396,725,773 - 96,884,050 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1399,320,440 - 99,478,624 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on COL8A1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1319668
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-08
Status: ACTIVE


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