Gene: Polr2a (RNA polymerase II subunit A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Polr2a
Name: RNA polymerase II subunit A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits core promoter binding (ortholog); DNA binding (ortholog); promoter-specific chromatin binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to oxygen levels; response to organic cyclic compound; DNA-templated transcription, termination (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN RNA polymerase II transcription pathway; Huntington's disease pathway; purine metabolic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH infarction; Huntington's Disease (ortholog); FOUND IN nucleus; DNA-directed RNA polymerase II, core complex (ortholog); nuclear euchromatin (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 2,4-dinitrotoluene; 3H-1,2-dithiole-3-thione; benzo[a]pyrene
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB1; Polr2a_mapped; Polymerase (RNA II (DNA directed), large polypeptide; polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A; polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A (mapped); polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A, 220kDa; polymerase (RNA) II subunit A; Rpo2-1
Homo sapiens (human) : POLR2A (RNA polymerase II subunit A)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Polr2a (polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Polr2a (RNA polymerase II subunit A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : POLR2A (RNA polymerase II subunit A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : POLR2A (RNA polymerase II subunit A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Polr2a (RNA polymerase II subunit A)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01056,339,277 - 56,364,888 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01056,084,677 - 56,110,778 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41056,552,872 - 56,579,172 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
Celera1053,606,814 - 53,632,373 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map10q24NCBI
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QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
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Nucleotide Sequences
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1587326
Created: 2006-11-19
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-04-10
Status: ACTIVE