Gene: Mip (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Mip
Name: major intrinsic protein of lens fiber
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits water channel activity; calmodulin binding (ortholog); structural constituent of eye lens (ortholog); INVOLVED IN canalicular bile acid transport; water transport; gap junction-mediated intercellular transport (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH cataract (ortholog); cataract 15 multiple types (ortholog); FOUND IN intracellular canaliculus; intracellular membrane-bounded organelle; endoplasmic reticulum (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; ammonium chloride
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: Aqp0; aquaporin-0; lens fiber major intrinsic protein; major intrinsic protein of eye lens fiber; MIP26; MP26
Homo sapiens (human) : MIP (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mip (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mip (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MIP (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MIP (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mip (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MIP (major intrinsic protein of lens fiber)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.072,635,743 - 2,642,995 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.072,614,619 - 2,621,871 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.471,509,023 - 1,516,275 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.171,509,073 - 1,514,815 (+)NCBI
Celera7525,859 - 533,134 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7q11NCBI
RH 3.4 Map10194.71RGD
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3090
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE