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Gene: Vamp2 (vesicle-associated membrane protein 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Vamp2
Name: vesicle-associated membrane protein 2
Description: Exhibits several functions, including ion channel binding activity; protein C-terminus binding activity; and syntaxin-1 binding activity. Involved in several processes, including SNARE complex assembly; exocytosis; and regulation of vesicle-mediated transport. Localizes to several cellular components, including secretory vesicle; synaptobrevin 2-SNAP-25-syntaxin-1a complex; and synaptobrevin 2-SNAP-25-syntaxin-1a-complexin I complex. Colocalizes with voltage-gated potassium channel complex. Orthologous to human VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2); PARTICIPATES IN insulin responsive facilitative sugar transporter mediated glucose transport pathway; insulin secretion pathway; vasopressin signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH 1,1-bis(2-aminoethyl)-2-hydroxy-3-oxotriazane; 2,2',5,5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: RATVAMPB; RATVAMPIR; SYB; Syb2; synaptobrevin 2; Synaptobrevin 2 (vesicle-associated membrane protein VAMP-2); synaptobrevin-2; VAMP-2; Vesicle-associated membrane protein (synaptobrevin 2)
Homo sapiens (human) : VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Vamp2 (vesicle-associated membrane protein 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Vamp2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Vamp2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : VAMP2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Vamp2 (vesicle associated membrane protein 2)
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Is Marker For: Strains:   WKY.SHRSP-(Asgr1-Vamp2)/Bbb   SS.MNS-(D10Mit11-Vamp2)/Mco   SS.MNS-(Vamp2-D10M11Mit84)/Mco  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01055,675,171 - 55,679,405 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1055,675,575 - 55,679,450 (+)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01055,418,231 - 55,422,465 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41055,848,264 - 55,852,132 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11055,861,886 - 55,865,753 (+)NCBI
Celera1052,959,486 - 52,963,354 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map10q24NCBI
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Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 6.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3949
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-08-20
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.