Gene: Cryaa (crystallin, alpha A) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cryaa
Name: crystallin, alpha A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits identical protein binding; unfolded protein binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN lens development in camera-type eye; multicellular organism aging; protein folding; PARTICIPATES IN Endoplasmic Reticulum-associated degradation pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH cataract; galactosemia; ocular hypertension; FOUND IN cytoplasm; cytosol (ortholog); nucleoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (+)-alpha-tocopherol; (R)-lipoic acid; 5-azacytidine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Acry-1; alpha-crystallin A chain; Crya1; Crystallin alpha polypeptide A; Crystallin, alpha polypeptide A
Homo sapiens (human) : CRYAA (crystallin alpha A)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Cryaa (crystallin, alpha A)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Cryaa (crystallin alpha A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CRYAA (crystallin alpha A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Cryaa (crystallin alpha A)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CRYAA (crystallin alpha A)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02010,438,444 - 10,442,189 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02012,621,549 - 12,625,628 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
Celera2011,297,259 - 11,301,004 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map20p12NCBI
RH 3.4 Map20134.02RGD
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QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2413
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE