Gene: Adra2a (adrenoceptor alpha 2A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Adra2a
Name: adrenoceptor alpha 2A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits alpha2-adrenergic receptor activity; adrenergic receptor activity (ortholog); alpha-2C adrenergic receptor binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN acute inflammatory response; DNA replication; female pregnancy; ASSOCIATED WITH Acute Lung Injury; anxiety disorder; Endotoxemia; FOUND IN cytoplasm; plasma membrane; synapse; INTERACTS WITH (R)-adrenaline; (R)-noradrenaline; 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Adrenergic alpha 2A receptor; adrenergic receptor, alpha 2a; Adrenergic, alpha 2A, receptor; adrenergic, alpha-2A-, receptor; alpha-2A adrenergic receptor; alpha-2A adrenoceptor; alpha-2A adrenoreceptor; alpha-2AAR; alpha-2D adrenergic receptor; CA2-47; RATRG20; RG20
Homo sapiens (human) : ADRA2A (adrenoceptor alpha 2A)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Adra2a (adrenergic receptor, alpha 2a)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Adra2a (adrenoceptor alpha 2A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ADRA2A (adrenoceptor alpha 2A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ADRA2A (adrenoceptor alpha 2A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Adra2a (adrenoceptor alpha 2A)
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Allele / Splice: Adra2aem1Mcwi  
Genetic Models: SS-Adra2aem1Mcwi
Is Marker For: Strains:   F344.GK-(D1Swe8-D1Gpam-1)/Swe  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01274,766,283 - 274,769,083 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01282,178,475 - 282,181,275 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
Celera1248,775,483 - 248,778,283 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q55NCBI
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2056
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-06-19
Status: ACTIVE