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Gene: WDR45 (WD repeat domain 45) Homo sapiens
Symbol: WDR45
Name: WD repeat domain 45
Description: Exhibits phosphatidylinositol phosphate binding activity and protein kinase binding activity. Involved in autophagosome assembly and cellular response to starvation. Localizes to phagophore assembly site. Implicated in neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation 5.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: JM5; NBIA4; NBIA5; neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation 4; neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation 5; WD repeat domain phosphoinositide-interacting protein 4; WD repeat domain, X-linked 1; WD repeat-containing protein 45; WD45 repeat protein interacting with phosphoinositides 4; WDRX1; WIPI-4; WIPI4
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Wdr45 (WD repeat domain 45)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Wdr45 (WD repeat domain 45)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Wdr45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : WDR45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : WDR45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Wdr45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Sus scrofa (pig) : WDR45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : WDR45 (WD repeat domain 45)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Wdr45 (WD repeat domain 45)
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Related Pseudogenes: WDR45P1  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 EnsemblX49,074,433 - 49,101,170 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38X49,074,433 - 49,101,121 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37X48,932,092 - 48,958,059 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36X48,819,036 - 48,845,003 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34X48,688,548 - 48,714,308NCBI
CeleraX52,706,432 - 52,732,399 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic MapXp11.23NCBI
HuRefX46,588,725 - 46,614,834 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1X48,963,413 - 48,989,776 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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Additional Information

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More on WDR45
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1348509
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-06-18
Status: ACTIVE


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