Gene: Piezo2 (piezo-type mechanosensitive ion channel component 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Piezo2
Name: piezo-type mechanosensitive ion channel component 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits cation channel activity (ortholog); mechanosensitive ion channel activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cation transport (ortholog); detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception (ortholog); regulation of membrane potential (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 3 (ortholog); distal arthrogryposis (ortholog); Distal Arthrogryposis, with Impaired Proprioception and Touch (ortholog); FOUND IN integral component of membrane (inferred); INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; acrylamide; benzo[a]pyrene
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: Fam38b; family with sequence similarity 38, member B; LOC307380; LOC688934; RGD1306866; similar to Hypothetical protein KIAA0233; similar to protein fam38b
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01858,353,361 - 58,728,555 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01857,576,278 - 57,949,635 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41859,147,791 - 59,531,873 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11859,220,826 - 59,402,111 (-)NCBI
Celera1854,616,241 - 54,988,723 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map18q12.1NCBI
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Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology 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)
Damaging Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1582973
Created: 2006-11-19
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE