Chrna7 (cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7 subunit) - Rat Genome Database

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Gene: Chrna7 (cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7 subunit) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Chrna7
Name: cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7 subunit
RGD ID: 2348
Description: Enables several functions, including acetylcholine binding activity; acetylcholine-gated monoatomic cation-selective channel activity; and enzyme binding activity. Involved in several processes, including neuronal action potential; regulation of ERK1 and ERK2 cascade; and synaptic signaling. Acts upstream of or within calcium ion transport and regulation of membrane potential. Located in several cellular components, including dendrite; growth cone; and plasma membrane raft. Part of acetylcholine-gated channel complex. Is active in several cellular components, including glycinergic synapse; spine apparatus membrane; and synaptic membrane. Used to study cognitive disorder. Biomarker of rheumatoid arthritis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; esophagus squamous cell carcinoma; respiratory system cancer (multiple); and schizophrenia. Orthologous to human CHRFAM7A (CHRNA7 (exons 5-10) and FAM7A (exons A-E) fusion) and CHRNA7 (cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7 subunit); PARTICIPATES IN acetylcholine signaling pathway via nicotinic acetylcholine receptor; calcium/calcium-mediated signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH (+)-Nornicotine; (S)-nicotine; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Previously known as: BTX; bungarotoxin alpha; C holinergic receptor nicotinic alpha polypeptide 7 (neuronal nicotinic acetycholine receptor alpha 7) (bungarotoxin alpha); C holinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7 (neuronal nicotinic acetycholine receptor alpha 7) (bungarotoxin alpha); cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7; cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7 (neuronal); cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7; nAChRa7; NARAD; neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-7; neuronal nicotinic acetycholine receptor alpha 7; nicotinic receptor alpha 7 subunit
RGD Orthologs
Green Monkey
Naked Mole-Rat
Alliance Genes
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Latest Assembly: mRatBN7.2 - mRatBN7.2 Assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
mRatBN7.21116,711,559 - 116,837,269 (-)NCBImRatBN7.2mRatBN7.2
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl1116,714,711 - 116,837,240 (-)EnsemblmRatBN7.2 Ensembl
UTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx1124,676,761 - 124,793,917 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRUTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx
UTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.01131,859,276 - 131,976,435 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRSPUTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.0
UTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.01124,684,982 - 124,802,138 (-)NCBIRnor_WKYUTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.0
Rnor_6.01123,897,341 - 124,039,263 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1123,899,657 - 124,039,196 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01125,029,451 - 125,158,153 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41117,587,580 - 117,716,267 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4RGSC_v3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11117,665,347 - 117,794,621 (-)NCBI
Celera1108,976,664 - 109,097,764 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q22NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View
(+)-beta-thujone  (ISO)
(+)-Nornicotine  (EXP)
(-)-cotinine  (ISO)
(-)-lobeline  (ISO)
(R)-adrenaline  (ISO)
(S)-nicotine  (EXP,ISO)
1,1-dimethyl-4-phenylpiperazinium iodide  (ISO)
1,2-dichloroethane  (ISO)
13-desmethylspirolide C  (ISO)
17alpha-ethynylestradiol  (EXP)
17beta-estradiol  (EXP)
2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine  (EXP)
3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine  (ISO)
4,4'-sulfonyldiphenol  (EXP)
4-(N-nitrosomethylamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)butan-1-one  (ISO)
5-hydroxyindole  (EXP)
6-propyl-2-thiouracil  (EXP)
acetamiprid  (ISO)
acetylcholine  (EXP,ISO)
aflatoxin B1  (EXP,ISO)
all-trans-retinoic acid  (ISO)
alpha-pinene  (EXP)
ammonium chloride  (EXP)
Anabaseine  (EXP)
Anatoxin a  (EXP)
atracurium  (ISO)
benzo[a]pyrene  (ISO)
bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate  (ISO)
bisphenol A  (EXP,ISO)
bisphenol F  (EXP)
butanal  (ISO)
calcium atom  (EXP,ISO)
calcium(0)  (EXP,ISO)
cannabidiol  (ISO)
carbachol  (EXP,ISO)
carbon nanotube  (ISO)
chlorpyrifos  (EXP,ISO)
choline  (EXP,ISO)
cisatracurium  (ISO)
cisplatin  (ISO)
Citreoviridin  (ISO)
clothianidin  (ISO)
Cuprizon  (EXP)
cytisine  (EXP,ISO)
Desformylflustrabromine  (ISO)
dextran sulfate  (ISO)
Diacetoxyscirpenol  (ISO)
diazinon  (EXP)
dieldrin  (EXP)
dihydro-beta-erythroidine  (EXP,ISO)
dinophysistoxin 1  (ISO)
dioxygen  (ISO)
doxorubicin  (ISO)
epibatidine  (EXP,ISO)
epoxiconazole  (ISO)
ethanol  (EXP,ISO)
galanthamine  (ISO)
galanthamine Trifluoroacetic acid  (ISO)
gentamycin  (EXP)
GW 4064  (ISO)
herbicide  (ISO)
imidacloprid  (ISO)
ivermectin  (EXP)
lead diacetate  (EXP)
Licochalcone B  (ISO)
linoleic acid  (EXP)
lovastatin  (EXP,ISO)
LY294002  (ISO)
manganese(II) chloride  (ISO)
Mecamylamine  (EXP,ISO)
melittin  (EXP)
methyllycaconitine  (EXP,ISO)
Mivacurium  (ISO)
N-butyl-N-(4-hydroxybutyl)nitrosamine  (EXP)
N-nitrosodiethylamine  (EXP)
nickel atom  (EXP)
nicotine  (EXP,ISO)
nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist  (EXP)
okadaic acid  (ISO)
ozone  (ISO)
pancuronium  (ISO)
paracetamol  (ISO)
paraquat  (EXP)
parathion-methyl  (EXP)
PCB138  (EXP)
potassium dichromate  (ISO)
propanal  (ISO)
resveratrol  (ISO)
rocuronium  (ISO)
sodium arsenite  (ISO)
sodium fluoride  (EXP,ISO)
spinosad  (ISO)
sterigmatocystin  (EXP)
suramin  (ISO)
testosterone  (EXP)
tetrachloroethene  (EXP,ISO)
tetrodotoxin  (EXP)
titanium dioxide  (ISO)
toluene  (EXP,ISO)
topiramate  (EXP)
trichloroethene  (EXP)
tubocurarine  (ISO)
urethane  (ISO)
varenicline  (EXP)
vecuronium bromide  (ISO)

Gene Ontology Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View

Biological Process
acetylcholine receptor signaling pathway  (IDA)
associative learning  (IEA,ISO)
B cell activation  (IEA,ISO)
behavioral response to ethanol  (IEA,ISO)
behavioral response to nicotine  (IEA,ISO)
calcium ion transport  (IMP,ISO)
cognition  (ISO)
dendrite arborization  (IEA,ISO)
dendritic spine organization  (IEA,ISO)
dopamine biosynthetic process  (IEP)
endocytosis  (IEA,ISO)
establishment of localization in cell  (IEA,ISO)
excitatory postsynaptic potential  (IEA)
flagellated sperm motility  (IEA,ISO)
generation of ovulation cycle rhythm  (IEA,ISO)
intracellular calcium ion homeostasis  (ISO)
learning or memory  (IMP,ISO)
memory  (IDA,IEA,ISO)
modulation of chemical synaptic transmission  (ISO)
modulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential  (ISO)
monoatomic ion transmembrane transport  (IDA,IEA,ISO)
monoatomic ion transport  (ISO)
negative regulation of amyloid-beta formation  (ISO)
negative regulation of ERK1 and ERK2 cascade  (IMP)
negative regulation of inflammatory response  (IEA,ISO)
negative regulation of interleukin-1 beta production  (IEA,ISO)
negative regulation of interleukin-6 production  (IEA,ISO)
negative regulation of protein phosphorylation  (IEA,ISO)
negative regulation of tumor necrosis factor production  (IEA,ISO)
neuronal action potential  (IMP)
ovulation cycle  (ISO)
positive regulation of amyloid-beta formation  (IEA,ISO)
positive regulation of angiogenesis  (ISO)
positive regulation of cell population proliferation  (ISO)
positive regulation of ERK1 and ERK2 cascade  (IDA,IEA,IMP,ISO)
positive regulation of excitatory postsynaptic potential  (IEA,ISO)
positive regulation of gene expression  (IDA)
positive regulation of heart rate involved in baroreceptor response to decreased systemic arterial blood pressure  (IEA,ISO)
positive regulation of long-term synaptic potentiation  (IEA,ISO)
positive regulation of MAPK cascade  (ISO)
positive regulation of peptidyl-serine phosphorylation  (IEA,ISO)
positive regulation of protein metabolic process  (ISO)
positive regulation of protein phosphorylation  (ISO)
presynaptic modulation of chemical synaptic transmission  (EXP,IDA)
regulation of amyloid fibril formation  (IEA,ISO)
regulation of amyloid precursor protein catabolic process  (ISO)
regulation of inflammatory response  (ISO)
regulation of membrane potential  (IDA,IMP,ISO)
regulation of norepinephrine secretion  (IEA,ISO)
regulation of response to drug  (IDA)
regulation of synapse structural plasticity  (IEA,ISO)
regulation of synaptic transmission, dopaminergic  (IEA,ISO)
response to acetylcholine  (IDA,ISO)
response to amyloid-beta  (IEA,ISO)
response to carbamate  (IEP)
response to cold  (IEA,ISO)
response to ethanol  (ISO)
response to food  (IEA,ISO)
response to hypoxia  (ISO)
response to nicotine  (IDA,IGI,ISO)
sensory processing  (IDA,IEA,ISO)
signal transduction  (ISO)
synapse organization  (ISO)
synaptic transmission, cholinergic  (IBA,IEA,IMP,ISO)
T cell activation  (IEA,ISO)

Cellular Component

Molecular Pathway Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View
Phenotype Annotations     Click to see Annotation Detail View

Mammalian Phenotype

References - curated
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PMID:30249754   PMID:30345917   PMID:30452951   PMID:30947238   PMID:31062470   PMID:31176021   PMID:31398352   PMID:31541709   PMID:33092257   PMID:33352289   PMID:33514001   PMID:33636639  
PMID:33691518   PMID:34052301   PMID:34061415   PMID:34225758   PMID:34920740   PMID:34946750   PMID:35141983   PMID:36167538   PMID:36375307   PMID:36912917  


Comparative Map Data
(Rattus norvegicus - Norway rat)
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
mRatBN7.21116,711,559 - 116,837,269 (-)NCBImRatBN7.2mRatBN7.2
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl1116,714,711 - 116,837,240 (-)EnsemblmRatBN7.2 Ensembl
UTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx1124,676,761 - 124,793,917 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRUTH_Rnor_SHR_Utx
UTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.01131,859,276 - 131,976,435 (-)NCBIRnor_SHRSPUTH_Rnor_SHRSP_BbbUtx_1.0
UTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.01124,684,982 - 124,802,138 (-)NCBIRnor_WKYUTH_Rnor_WKY_Bbb_1.0
Rnor_6.01123,897,341 - 124,039,263 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1123,899,657 - 124,039,196 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01125,029,451 - 125,158,153 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41117,587,580 - 117,716,267 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4RGSC_v3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11117,665,347 - 117,794,621 (-)NCBI
Celera1108,976,664 - 109,097,764 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q22NCBI
(Homo sapiens - human)
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh381532,030,483 - 32,173,018 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38.p14 Ensembl1531,923,438 - 32,173,018 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371532,322,686 - 32,465,219 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361530,110,018 - 30,248,541 (+)NCBINCBI36Build 36hg18NCBI36
Build 341530,110,017 - 30,248,525NCBI
Celera158,162,865 - 8,292,202 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map15q13.3NCBI
HuRef159,499,328 - 9,603,273 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11532,312,897 - 32,452,812 (+)NCBICHM1_1
T2T-CHM13v2.01529,824,630 - 29,967,342 (+)NCBIT2T-CHM13v2.0
(Mus musculus - house mouse)
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm39762,748,440 - 62,862,274 (-)NCBIGRCm39GRCm39mm39
GRCm39 Ensembl762,748,440 - 62,862,317 (-)EnsemblGRCm39 Ensembl
GRCm38763,098,692 - 63,212,526 (-)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
GRCm38.p6 Ensembl763,098,692 - 63,212,569 (-)EnsemblGRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv37770,243,578 - 70,357,412 (-)NCBIGRCm37MGSCv37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv36762,977,642 - 63,091,468 (-)NCBIMGSCv36mm8
Celera760,542,827 - 60,660,378 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7CNCBI
cM Map734.47NCBI
(Chinchilla lanigera - long-tailed chinchilla)
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0 EnsemblNW_00495541630,687,478 - 30,798,700 (+)EnsemblChiLan1.0
ChiLan1.0NW_00495541630,687,518 - 30,798,700 (+)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
(Pan paniscus - bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee)
Bonobo AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
NHGRI_mPanPan11525,565,746 - 25,705,121 (+)NCBINHGRI_mPanPan1
Mhudiblu_PPA_v01510,525,535 - 10,667,227 (+)NCBIMhudiblu_PPA_v0Mhudiblu_PPA_v0panPan3
PanPan1.11529,565,885 - 29,705,194 (+)NCBIpanpan1.1PanPan1.1panPan2
PanPan1.1 Ensembl1529,565,885 - 29,705,194 (+)Ensemblpanpan1.1panPan2
(Canis lupus familiaris - dog)
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.1336,852,082 - 37,164,930 (-)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
CanFam3.1 Ensembl336,852,543 - 36,978,399 (-)EnsemblCanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
Dog10K_Boxer_Tasha339,517,659 - 39,644,156 (-)NCBIDog10K_Boxer_Tasha
ROS_Cfam_1.0337,232,973 - 37,359,572 (-)NCBIROS_Cfam_1.0
ROS_Cfam_1.0 Ensembl337,231,040 - 37,360,220 (-)EnsemblROS_Cfam_1.0 Ensembl
UMICH_Zoey_3.1336,756,424 - 36,882,829 (-)NCBIUMICH_Zoey_3.1
UNSW_CanFamBas_1.0337,011,929 - 37,138,401 (-)NCBIUNSW_CanFamBas_1.0
UU_Cfam_GSD_1.0337,222,873 - 37,349,426 (-)NCBIUU_Cfam_GSD_1.0
(Ictidomys tridecemlineatus - thirteen-lined ground squirrel)
Squirrel AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
HiC_Itri_2NW_024408640146,502,956 - 146,512,072 (+)NCBIHiC_Itri_2
SpeTri2.0 EnsemblNW_00493735134,921 - 47,246 (-)EnsemblSpeTri2.0
SpeTri2.0NW_00493735132,324 - 46,871 (-)NCBISpeTri2.0SpeTri2.0SpeTri2.0
(Sus scrofa - pig)
Pig AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Sscrofa11.1 Ensembl1142,803,701 - 142,937,123 (-)EnsemblSscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa11.11142,803,697 - 142,937,124 (-)NCBISscrofa11.1Sscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa10.21158,717,002 - 158,849,994 (-)NCBISscrofa10.2Sscrofa10.2susScr3
(Chlorocebus sabaeus - green monkey)
Green Monkey AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChlSab1.12650,554,143 - 50,686,847 (-)NCBIChlSab1.1ChlSab1.1chlSab2
ChlSab1.1 Ensembl2650,551,829 - 50,686,803 (-)EnsemblChlSab1.1ChlSab1.1 EnsemblchlSab2
Vero_WHO_p1.0NW_02366604890,139,706 - 90,283,400 (+)NCBIVero_WHO_p1.0Vero_WHO_p1.0
(Heterocephalus glaber - naked mole-rat)
Naked Mole-Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
HetGla_female_1.0 EnsemblNW_004624768909,099 - 1,024,902 (-)EnsemblHetGla_female_1.0HetGla_female_1.0 EnsemblhetGla2
HetGla 1.0NW_004624768908,907 - 1,024,953 (-)NCBIHetGla_female_1.0HetGla 1.0hetGla2


Variants in Chrna7
604 total Variants
miRNA Target Status

Predicted Target Of
Summary Value
Count of predictions:56
Count of miRNA genes:53
Interacting mature miRNAs:53
Prediction methods:Miranda, Rnahybrid
Result types:miRGate_prediction

The detailed report is available here: Full Report CSV TAB Printer

miRNA Target Status data imported from miRGate (
For more information about miRGate, see PMID:25858286 or access the full paper here.

QTLs in Region (mRatBN7.2)
The following QTLs overlap with this region.    Full Report CSV TAB Printer Gviewer
RGD IDSymbolNameLODP ValueTraitSub TraitChrStartStopSpecies
1358359Sradr1Stress Responsive Adrenal Weight QTL 14.74adrenal gland mass (VT:0010420)both adrenal glands wet weight (CMO:0000164)130882023123479925Rat
70225Bp58Blood pressure QTL 583.3arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)132356093162846471Rat
10059597Bp377Blood pressure QTL 3773.420.025arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)132737458199368955Rat
2313051Bss57Bone structure and strength QTL 573.70.0001tibia strength trait (VT:1000284)bone polar moment of inertia (CMO:0001558)143284731118944897Rat
2313059Bss55Bone structure and strength QTL 553.20.0001tibia size trait (VT:0100001)tibia midshaft cross-sectional area (CMO:0001717)143284731118944897Rat
2313072Bss53Bone structure and strength QTL 534.30.0001tibia length (VT:0004357)tibia length (CMO:0000450)143284731118944897Rat
2313078Bss54Bone structure and strength QTL 543.50.0001tibia area (VT:1000281)tibia midshaft cross-sectional area (CMO:0001717)143284731118944897Rat
2313094Bss58Bone structure and strength QTL 583.70.0001tibia strength trait (VT:1000284)tibia total energy absorbed before break (CMO:0001736)143284731118944897Rat
2313098Bmd70Bone mineral density QTL 703.60.0001tibia mineral mass (VT:1000283)compact volumetric bone mineral density (CMO:0001730)143284731118944897Rat
2313099Bss56Bone structure and strength QTL 562.40.0001tibia size trait (VT:0100001)tibia midshaft endosteal cross-sectional area (CMO:0001716)143284731118944897Rat
2313402Anxrr24Anxiety related response QTL 24aggression-related behavior trait (VT:0015014)tameness/aggressiveness composite score (CMO:0002136)148963584144267916Rat
1578654Bss10Bone structure and strength QTL 104femur morphology trait (VT:0000559)femoral neck cortical cross-sectional area (CMO:0001702)149393172159356837Rat
634314Niddm44Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 44blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)149393289199050459Rat
2298545Neuinf8Neuroinflammation QTL 84.6nervous system integrity trait (VT:0010566)spinal cord beta-2 microglobulin mRNA level (CMO:0002125)157336763151090257Rat
7421628Bp361Blood pressure QTL 3610.001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)mean arterial blood pressure (CMO:0000009)166023617118608521Rat
1358192Ept13Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 133.4pituitary gland mass (VT:0010496)pituitary gland wet weight (CMO:0000853)177494165122494165Rat
10054135Gmadr2Adrenal mass QTL 21.970.0129adrenal gland mass (VT:0010420)both adrenal glands wet weight (CMO:0000164)177857876122857876Rat
61344Bp29Blood pressure QTL 297.5arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)178350581123350581Rat
7411712Strs4Sensitivity to stroke QTL 48.7cerebrum integrity trait (VT:0010549)percentage of study population developing cerebrovascular lesions during a period of time (CMO:0000932)178430536123430536Rat
1582234Gluco18Glucose level QTL 183.40.0003blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)178479925123479925Rat
4889494Scort2Serum corticosterone level QTL 24.2blood corticosterone amount (VT:0005345)plasma corticosterone level (CMO:0001173)180592172125592172Rat
1578780Cm52Cardiac mass QTL 523.30.0001heart mass (VT:0007028)heart wet weight (CMO:0000069)181591954219808434Rat
2313083Bmd74Bone mineral density QTL 7440.0001tibia mineral mass (VT:1000283)total volumetric bone mineral density (CMO:0001728)182174743118944897Rat
738022Anxrr13Anxiety related response QTL 134.60.00039locomotor behavior trait (VT:0001392)number of 20 x 20 cm floor squares crossed into, out of or within a discrete space in an experimental apparatus (CMO:0001514)183547917128547917Rat
724529Cm16Cardiac mass QTL 162.7heart mass (VT:0007028)calculated heart weight (CMO:0000073)187580395150700247Rat
724521Uae1Urinary albumin excretion QTL 13.80.0001urine albumin amount (VT:0002871)urine albumin excretion rate (CMO:0000757)190508614173018436Rat
1358902Bw47Body weight QTL 471.67body mass (VT:0001259)body weight (CMO:0000012)190508614180359386Rat
1302788Scl19Serum cholesterol QTL 194.60.001blood cholesterol amount (VT:0000180)plasma total cholesterol level (CMO:0000585)190532338123479925Rat
1300153Bp171Blood pressure QTL 1713.37arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)diastolic blood pressure (CMO:0000005)190664883143200202Rat
2293142Bp314Blood pressure QTL 314arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)192184926137184926Rat
724567Tcas6Tongue tumor susceptibility QTL 66.85tongue integrity trait (VT:0010553)number of squamous cell tumors of the tongue with diameter greater than 3 mm (CMO:0001950)192948896144267916Rat
1331800Scl25Serum cholesterol level QTL 253.013blood cholesterol amount (VT:0000180)serum total cholesterol level (CMO:0000363)194494440117601394Rat
1331793Bp200Blood pressure QTL 2003.71601arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)194494440172949803Rat
1331751Bp199Blood pressure QTL 1993.60022arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)diastolic blood pressure (CMO:0000005)194494440181830018Rat
1331749Hrtrt11Heart rate QTL 112.973heart pumping trait (VT:2000009)heart rate (CMO:0000002)194494440198211706Rat
70209Niddm23Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus QTL 232.82blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)194494440198324465Rat
731168Bp154Blood pressure QTL 1543.4arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)194642644214537671Rat
61346Rf2Renal disease susceptibility QTL 23.7urine protein amount (VT:0005160)urine protein level (CMO:0000591)199267916144267916Rat
61399Tcat1Tongue tumor resistance QTL 13.3tongue integrity trait (VT:0010553)number of squamous cell tumors of the tongue with diameter greater than 5 mm (CMO:0001879)199267916144267916Rat
8655649Arrd1Age-related retinal degeneration QTL 14.89retinal layer morphology trait (VT:0003727)percentage of study population developing retinopathy during a period of time (CMO:0002453)1100357752183970443Rat
2317833Alcrsp19Alcohol response QTL 1912.40.001response to alcohol trait (VT:0010489)duration of loss of righting reflex (CMO:0002289)1100979852145979852Rat
1641897Alcrsp1Alcohol response QTL 1response to alcohol trait (VT:0010489)duration of loss of righting reflex (CMO:0002289)1100979852145979852Rat
2303591Gluco41Glucose level QTL 412blood glucose amount (VT:0000188)blood glucose level (CMO:0000046)1102168504147168504Rat
61370Mcs3Mammary carcinoma susceptibility QTL 32.15mammary gland integrity trait (VT:0010552)mammary tumor number (CMO:0000343)1102268556147268556Rat
1354623Rf46Renal function QTL 463.8blood creatinine amount (VT:0005328)plasma creatinine level (CMO:0000537)1102813953151162766Rat
1354591Cm36Cardiac mass QTL 364.1heart left ventricle mass (VT:0007031)calculated heart weight (CMO:0000073)1102813953201278233Rat
1354615Cm32Cardiac mass QTL 325.2heart left ventricle mass (VT:0007031)heart left ventricle wet weight (CMO:0000071)1102813953201278233Rat
1354606Bp246Blood pressure QTL 2463.6arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)pulse pressure (CMO:0000292)1102813953218753816Rat
9590300Scort16Serum corticosterone level QTL 164.390.001blood corticosterone amount (VT:0005345)plasma corticosterone level (CMO:0001173)1103111621148111621Rat
8694370Bw154Body weight QTL 1548.910.001body lean mass (VT:0010483)lean tissue morphological measurement (CMO:0002184)1103111621148111621Rat
631569Bp93Blood pressure QTL 930.0001arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)1106047847121834139Rat
631496Bp97Blood pressure QTL 973.08arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)systolic blood pressure (CMO:0000004)1106047847151047847Rat
1300158Bp173Blood pressure QTL 1733.48arterial blood pressure trait (VT:2000000)blood pressure time series experimental set point of the baroreceptor response (CMO:0002593)1115540693185145286Rat
7794788Mcs32Mammary carcinoma susceptibility QTL 322.61mammary gland integrity trait (VT:0010552)mammary tumor incidence/prevalence measurement (CMO:0000946)1115540693238914717Rat
631199Cm23Cardiac mass QTL 234.60.0004heart left ventricle mass (VT:0007031)heart left ventricle wet weight (CMO:0000071)1115585465172949803Rat

Markers in Region
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceJBrowse
mRatBN7.21116,831,353 - 116,831,565 (+)MAPPERmRatBN7.2
Rnor_6.01124,033,325 - 124,033,536NCBIRnor6.0
Rnor_5.01125,152,285 - 125,152,496UniSTSRnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41117,710,426 - 117,710,637UniSTSRGSC3.4
Celera1109,091,897 - 109,092,108UniSTS
Cytogenetic Map1q22UniSTS
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceJBrowse
mRatBN7.21116,714,895 - 116,715,248 (+)MAPPERmRatBN7.2
Rnor_6.01123,900,674 - 123,901,026NCBIRnor6.0
Rnor_5.01125,029,061 - 125,029,413UniSTSRnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41117,587,190 - 117,587,542UniSTSRGSC3.4
Celera1108,976,274 - 108,976,626UniSTS
Cytogenetic Map1q22UniSTS


RNA-SEQ Expression
High: > 1000 TPM value   Medium: Between 11 and 1000 TPM
Low: Between 0.5 and 10 TPM   Below Cutoff: < 0.5 TPM

alimentary part of gastrointestinal system circulatory system endocrine system exocrine system hemolymphoid system hepatobiliary system integumental system musculoskeletal system nervous system renal system reproductive system respiratory system appendage
Medium 8 43 7 7
Low 3 20 26 18 19 18 8 9 31 27 34 4 8
Below cutoff 13 15 15 15 2 4


RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOT00000051883   ⟹   ENSRNOP00000045255
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl1116,715,283 - 116,837,226 (-)Ensembl
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1123,901,061 - 124,039,196 (-)Ensembl
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOT00000082487   ⟹   ENSRNOP00000073551
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl1116,714,711 - 116,837,240 (-)Ensembl
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1123,899,657 - 124,038,966 (-)Ensembl
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOT00000100474   ⟹   ENSRNOP00000082768
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
mRatBN7.2 Ensembl1116,714,711 - 116,786,132 (-)Ensembl
RefSeq Acc Id: NM_012832   ⟹   NP_036964
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)Source
mRatBN7.21116,711,559 - 116,837,269 (-)NCBI
Rnor_6.01123,901,064 - 124,039,193 (-)NCBI
Rnor_5.01125,029,451 - 125,158,153 (-)NCBI
RGSC_v3.41117,587,580 - 117,716,267 (-)RGD
Celera1108,976,664 - 109,097,764 (-)RGD
RefSeq Acc Id: NP_036964   ⟸   NM_012832
- Peptide Label: precursor
- UniProtKB: Q53YK2 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot),   Q05941 (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot),   A6JBJ4 (UniProtKB/TrEMBL),   Q5UMH9 (UniProtKB/TrEMBL)
- Sequence:
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOP00000073551   ⟸   ENSRNOT00000082487
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOP00000045255   ⟸   ENSRNOT00000051883
RefSeq Acc Id: ENSRNOP00000082768   ⟸   ENSRNOT00000100474
Protein Structures
Name Modeler Protein Id AA Range Protein Structure
AF-Q05941-F1-model_v2 AlphaFold Q05941 1-502 view protein structure


eQTL   View at Phenogen
WGCNA   View at Phenogen
Tissue/Strain Expression   View at Phenogen

Additional Information

Database Acc Id Source(s)
AGR Gene RGD:2348 AgrOrtholog
BioCyc Gene G2FUF-59106 BioCyc
Ensembl Genes ENSRNOG00000010853 Ensembl, ENTREZGENE, UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Ensembl Transcript ENSRNOT00000051883.5 UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  ENSRNOT00000082487 ENTREZGENE, UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  ENSRNOT00000100474.1 UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Gene3D-CATH UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
InterPro Neur_chan_lig-bd UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neur_chan_lig-bd_sf UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neur_channel UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neuro-gated_channel_TM_sf UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neuro_actylchol_rec UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neurotrans-gated_channel_TM UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neurotransmitter_ion_chnl_CS UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Nicotinic_acetylcholine_rcpt UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
KEGG Report rno:25302 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
  PTHR18945 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
Pfam Neur_chan_LBD UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  Neur_chan_memb UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
PhenoGen Chrna7 PhenoGen
RatGTEx ENSRNOG00000010853 RatGTEx
Superfamily-SCOP SSF63712 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
  SSF90112 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, UniProtKB/TrEMBL
UniProt A0A0G2K5T5_RAT UniProtKB/TrEMBL
UniProt Secondary Q53YK2 UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2016-02-11 Chrna7  cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7 subunit  Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7  Nomenclature updated to reflect human and mouse nomenclature 1299863 APPROVED
2015-11-12 Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7  Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7 (neuronal)  Nomenclature updated to reflect human and mouse nomenclature 1299863 APPROVED
2012-07-16 Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7 (neuronal)  Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7  Nomenclature updated to reflect human and mouse nomenclature 1299863 APPROVED
2008-09-29 Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7  Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7   Nomenclature updated to reflect human and mouse nomenclature 1299863 APPROVED
2002-11-06 Chrna7  cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7     C holinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7 (neuronal nicotinic acetycholine receptor alpha 7) (bungarotoxin alpha)  Name updated 625702 APPROVED
2002-06-10 Chrna7  C holinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha polypeptide 7 (neuronal nicotinic acetycholine receptor alpha 7) (bungarotoxin alpha)      Symbol and Name status set to approved 70586 APPROVED

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
gene_pathway activates phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase via Janus kinase 2 (JAK2) activation pathway 633056