Gene: Npy (neuropeptide Y) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Npy
Name: neuropeptide Y
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits neuropeptide Y receptor binding; G-protein coupled receptor binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN adult feeding behavior; aging; chemical synaptic transmission; PARTICIPATES IN neuropeptide Y metabolic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Alcoholism; Alzheimer Disease; Anorexia; FOUND IN extracellular space; neuron projection; perikaryon; INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; (RS)-amphetamine; (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
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: NPY02; pro-neuropeptide Y; RATNPY; RATNPY02
Homo sapiens (human) : NPY (neuropeptide Y)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Npy (neuropeptide Y)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Npy (neuropeptide Y)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : NPY (neuropeptide Y)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : NPY (neuropeptide Y)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Npy (neuropeptide Y)
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Allele / Splice: Npyem6Sage  
Genetic Models: NP/Iusm-Npyem6Sage NP/Iusm-Npyem6Sage-/- NP/Iusm-Npyem6Sage+/-
Is Marker For: Strains:   SHR.BN-(Il6-Npy)   P   NP   BB.SHR-(D4Mit6-Spr)/K   NP.P-(D4Rat119-D4Rat55)/Iusm  
QTLs:   Bp21   Bp135  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0479,557,856 - 79,565,059 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.04144,233,753 - 144,240,956 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4478,038,013 - 78,045,187 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1478,314,142 - 78,321,317 (+)NCBI
Celera473,795,148 - 73,802,371 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q24NCBI
RH 3.4 Map4508.6RGD
RH 3.4 Map4507.8RGD
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More on Npy
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: rn5 rn6
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3197
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-03-20
Status: ACTIVE