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Gene: Cp (ceruloplasmin) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cp
Name: ceruloplasmin
Description: Exhibits copper ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including aging; animal organ development; and response to copper ion. Localizes to the anchored component of plasma membrane and extracellular space. Used to study brain edema and iron metabolism disease. Biomarker of brain ischemia; heart disease; and hyperthyroidism. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in aceruloplasminemia; epilepsy; and hemosiderosis. Orthologous to human CP (ceruloplasmin); PARTICIPATES IN hypoxia inducible factor pathway; iron efflux pathway; porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolic pathway; INTERACTS WITH (S)-colchicine; 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethane; 1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazinane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: bilitranslocase; CERP; ceruloplasmin (ferroxidase); ferroxidase; RATCERP
Homo sapiens (human) : CP (ceruloplasmin)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Cp (ceruloplasmin)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Cp (ceruloplasmin)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : CP (ceruloplasmin)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CP (ceruloplasmin)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Cp (ceruloplasmin)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CP (ceruloplasmin)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02104,744,249 - 104,803,034 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02124,467,383 - 124,524,140 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42105,086,278 - 105,135,367 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12105,031,239 - 105,080,329 (+)NCBI
Celera297,809,748 - 97,868,604 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q24NCBI
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Nucleotide Sequences
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Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2387
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-05-28
Status: ACTIVE


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