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Gene: ERVFRD-1 (endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ERVFRD-1
Name: endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope
Description: Involved in syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane and plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1; endogenous retrovirus group FRD, member 1; envelope polyprotein; envFRD; ERVFRDE1; FLJ41944; FLJ90611; GLLL6191; HERV-FRD; HERV-FRD provirus ancestral Env polyprotein; HERV-FRD_6p24.1 provirus ancestral Env polyprotein; HERV-W/FRD; MGC87585; syncytin 2; syncytin-2; UNQ6191
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Synb (syncytin b)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Ervfrd-1 (endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ERVFRD-1 (endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38611,102,489 - 11,111,725 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37611,102,722 - 11,112,071 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36611,210,708 - 11,219,945 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Celera612,331,189 - 12,340,538 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map6p24.2NCBI
HuRef611,034,168 - 11,043,517 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1611,104,822 - 11,114,171 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Nomenclature History
More on ERVFRD-1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1606632
Created: 2007-04-29
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-10-16
Status: ACTIVE


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