Gene: Kitlg (KIT ligand) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kitlg
Name: KIT ligand
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits cytokine activity (ortholog); stem cell factor receptor binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN ovarian follicle development; positive regulation of cell proliferation; ectopic germ cell programmed cell death (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN cytokine mediated signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Gastric Reperfusion Injury; Animal Mammary Neoplasms (ortholog); autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness 69 (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (ortholog); extracellular space (ortholog); filopodium (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (S)-10-[(DIMETHYLAMINO)METHYL]-4-ETHYL-4,9-DIHYDROXY-1H-PYRANO[3',4':6,7]INOLIZINO[1,2-B]-QUINOLINE-3,14(4H,12H)-DIONE; 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethane; 1,2-dimethylhydrazine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: C-kit ligand; hematopoietic growth factor KL; Kitl; Kl1; Kl2; LOC60427; LOC60428; mast cell growth factor; Mgf; SCF; steel factor/kit ligand; stem cell factor; stem cell factor KL-1; stem cell factor KL-1 precursor; stem cell factor KL-2 precursor
Homo sapiens (human) : KITLG (KIT ligand)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Kitl (kit ligand)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Kitlg (KIT ligand)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : KITLG (KIT ligand)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : KITLG (KIT ligand)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Kitlg (KIT ligand)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0742,269,784 - 42,351,054 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0742,302,651 - 42,383,921 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4737,714,157 - 37,795,722 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1737,734,427 - 37,804,538 (+)NCBI
Celera731,898,840 - 31,979,932 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7q21NCBI
RH 3.4 Map7286.2RGD
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Comparative Map Data
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QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
RGD Curation Notes
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Ensembl Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3086
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-10-09
Status: ACTIVE