Gene: Oxtr (oxytocin receptor) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Oxtr
Name: oxytocin receptor
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits oxytocin receptor activity; peptide hormone binding; INVOLVED IN digestive tract development; eating behavior; ERK1 and ERK2 cascade; PARTICIPATES IN G protein mediated signaling pathway via Galphai family; G protein mediated signaling pathway via Galphaq family; oxytocin signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Hypertension; Hypoxia; Stomach Ulcer; FOUND IN apical plasma membrane; cell-cell adherens junction; microvillus; INTERACTS WITH 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; 17beta-estradiol; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: OT-R; OTR; OTR1; oxcytocin receptor
Homo sapiens (human) : OXTR (oxytocin receptor)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Oxtr (oxytocin receptor)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Oxtr (oxytocin receptor)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : OXTR (oxytocin receptor)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : OXTR (oxytocin receptor)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Oxtr (oxytocin receptor)
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Allele / Splice: Oxtrm1Mcwi  
Genetic Models: BN-Oxtrm1Mcwi
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.04144,399,326 - 144,417,598 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.04207,701,360 - 207,717,840 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.44148,314,089 - 148,326,797 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.14148,558,929 - 148,571,638 (-)NCBI
Celera4134,168,869 - 134,184,999 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q41NCBI
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Alliance Gene
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JBrowse: rn5 rn6
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3239
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-02-06
Status: ACTIVE