Gene: Fgf2 (fibroblast growth factor 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Fgf2
Name: fibroblast growth factor 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits fibroblast growth factor receptor binding; chemoattractant activity (ortholog); cytokine activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN aging; angiogenesis involved in coronary vascular morphogenesis; embryo development ending in birth or egg hatching; PARTICIPATES IN cerium oxide nanoparticle response pathway; fibroblast growth factor signaling pathway; glypican signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH bladder disease; Cardiomegaly; Choroidal Neovascularization; FOUND IN cytoplasm; nucleus; extracellular space (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; (R)-noradrenaline; (RS)-amphetamine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: angiogenesis promoting growth factor; basic fibroblast growth factor; bFGF; Fgf-2; HBGF-2; heparin binding growth factor; heparin-binding growth factor 2
Homo sapiens (human) : FGF2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Fgf2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Fgf2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : FGF2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : FGF2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Fgf2 (fibroblast growth factor 2)
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Is Marker For: Strains:   LEW  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02124,081,072 - 124,134,133 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02143,689,407 - 143,742,070 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42123,893,314 - 123,947,136 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12123,838,275 - 123,897,453 (+)NCBI
Celera2115,183,003 - 115,237,310 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q25NCBI
RH 3.4 Map2677.29RGD
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2609
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-11-06
Status: ACTIVE