Gene: Ucp2 (uncoupling protein 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Ucp2
Name: uncoupling protein 2
Description: INVOLVED IN aging; cellular response to amino acid starvation; cellular response to glucose stimulus; PARTICIPATES IN forkhead class A signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Carbon Tetrachloride Poisoning; diabetes mellitus, experimental; Fatty Liver; FOUND IN cytoplasm; mitochondrion; INTERACTS WITH (+)-catechin; (R)-lipoic acid; (R)-noradrenaline
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2; solute carrier family 25 member 8; UCP 2; uncoupling protein 2 (mitochondrial, proton carrier); Uncoupling protein 2 mitochondrial; Uncoupling protein 2, mitochondrial
Homo sapiens (human) : UCP2 (uncoupling protein 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ucp2 (uncoupling protein 2 (mitochondrial, proton carrier))  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ucp2 (uncoupling protein 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : UCP2 (uncoupling protein 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : UCP2 (uncoupling protein 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ucp2 (uncoupling protein 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01165,506,375 - 165,512,744 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01171,707,625 - 171,713,991 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41157,925,514 - 157,928,222 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11158,000,971 - 158,007,311 (+)NCBI
Celera1152,922,529 - 152,928,898 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1q32NCBI
RH 3.4 Map11261.4RGD
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3932
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-04-10
Status: ACTIVE