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Gene: Cel (carboxyl ester lipase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cel
Name: carboxyl ester lipase
RGD ID: 2331
Description: Exhibits carboxylic ester hydrolase activity and glycosphingolipid binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cholesterol catabolic process; neuron cell-cell adhesion; and synapse assembly. Localizes to several cellular components, including membrane raft; rough endoplasmic reticulum; and zymogen granule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in lipomatosis; maturity-onset diabetes of the young type 8; type 1 diabetes mellitus; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human CEL (carboxyl ester lipase); PARTICIPATES IN glycerolipid metabolic pathway; steroid biosynthetic pathway; INTERACTS WITH 2-ethoxyethanol; 2-methoxyethanol; ammonium chloride.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Bal; bile salt-activated lipase; bile salt-stimulated lipase; Bssl; cholesterol esterase; pancreatic lysophospholipase; sterol esterase
Homo sapiens (human) : CEL (carboxyl ester lipase)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Cel (carboxyl ester lipase)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Cel (carboxyl ester lipase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : CEL (carboxyl ester lipase)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CEL (carboxyl ester lipase)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Cel (carboxyl ester lipase)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CEL (carboxyl ester lipase)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : CEL (carboxyl ester lipase)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.037,134,021 - 7,141,522 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl37,134,021 - 7,141,522 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0312,485,038 - 12,492,645 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.437,541,127 - 7,549,245 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.137,541,429 - 7,549,545 (-)NCBI
Celera36,664,206 - 6,672,217 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map3p12NCBI
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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2331
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-08-20
Status: ACTIVE


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