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Gene: ATG4A (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ATG4A
Name: autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase
Description: Exhibits cysteine-type peptidase activity. Involved in proteolysis. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: APG4 autophagy 4 homolog A; APG4A; ATG4 autophagy related 4 homolog A; AUT-like 2 cysteine endopeptidase; AUT-like 2, cysteine endopeptidase; AUTL2; autophagin 2; autophagin-2; autophagy related 4A, cysteine peptidase; autophagy-related cysteine endopeptidase 2; autophagy-related protein 4 homolog A; cysteine protease ATG4A; hAPG4A
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Atg4a (autophagy related 4A, cysteine peptidase)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Atg4a (autophagy related 4A, cysteine peptidase)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Atg4a (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ATG4A (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ATG4A (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Atg4a (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Sus scrofa (pig) : ATG4A (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : ATG4A (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Atg4a (autophagy related 4A cysteine peptidase)
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Related Pseudogenes: ATG4AP1  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 EnsemblX108,091,668 - 108,154,671 (+)Ensembl
GRCh38X108,091,667 - 108,154,671 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37X107,334,899 - 107,397,901 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36X107,221,590 - 107,284,552 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
CeleraX107,806,406 - 107,869,363 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic MapXq22.3NCBI
HuRefX96,957,585 - 97,020,331 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1X107,245,773 - 107,308,734 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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More on ATG4A
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1604759
Created: 2007-04-28
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-02-11
Status: ACTIVE


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