Gene: Akr1b1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Akr1b1
Name: aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits alditol:NADP+ 1-oxidoreductase activity; glyceraldehyde oxidoreductase activity (ortholog); retinal dehydrogenase activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to hydrogen peroxide; cellular response to methylglyoxal; cellular response to peptide; PARTICIPATES IN polyol pathway; altered galactose metabolic pathway; D-glycericacidemia pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH allergic hypersensitivity disease; arteriosclerosis; cataract; FOUND IN cytosol; extracellular space; mast cell granule; INTERACTS WITH (+)-alpha-tocopherol; (S)-10-[(DIMETHYLAMINO)METHYL]-4-ETHYL-4,9-DIHYDROXY-1H-PYRANO[3',4':6,7]INOLIZINO[1,2-B]-QUINOLINE-3,14(4H,12H)-DIONE; 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: Akr1b3; Akr1b4; Aldehyde reductase 1 (low Km aldose reductase) (5.8 kb PstI fragment, probably the functional gene); aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B1; aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B1 (aldose reductase); aldo-keto reductase family 1, member B1 (aldose reductase); aldo-keto reductase family 1, member B4 (aldose reductase); aldose reductase; Aldr1; ALDRED; Alr; ALR-P-I; AR; RATALDRED
Homo sapiens (human) : AKR1B1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Akr1b3 (aldo-keto reductase family 1, member B3 (aldose reductase))  MGI  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : AKR1B1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : AKR1B1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Akr1b1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B)
Sus scrofa (pig) : AKR1B1 (aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B)
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Related Pseudogenes: Akr1b1-ps1   Akr1b1-ps2   Akr1b1-ps3  
Is Marker For: Strains:   NP.P-(D4Rat119-D4Rat55)/Iusm  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0461,706,866 - 61,720,959 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0461,426,190 - 61,440,279 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4461,645,438 - 61,659,530 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1461,921,567 - 61,935,660 (-)NCBI
Celera457,984,561 - 57,998,653 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q22NCBI
RH 3.4 Map4393.32RGD
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Nucleotide Sequences
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2092
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-02-05
Status: ACTIVE