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Gene: Foxn1 (forkhead box N1) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Foxn1
Name: forkhead box N1
Description: Predicted to have DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific and sequence-specific DNA binding activity. Involved in keratinocyte differentiation and thymus development. Predicted to localize to the nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in T-cell immunodeficiency, congenital alopecia, and nail dystrophy; alopecia; nail disease; and primary immunodeficiency disease. Orthologous to human FOXN1 (forkhead box N1); INTERACTS WITH 2,6-dinitrotoluene; bisphenol A; C60 fullerene.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: forkhead box N1 (mapped); forkhead box protein N1; Foxn1_mapped; Rnu; RONU; Whn; winged-helix nude; Winged-helix nude (Rowett nude or rat athymic nude gene)
Homo sapiens (human) : FOXN1 (forkhead box N1)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Foxn1 (forkhead box N1)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Foxn1 (forkhead box N1)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : FOXN1 (forkhead box N1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : FOXN1 (forkhead box N1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Foxn1 (forkhead box N1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : FOXN1 (forkhead box N1)
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Allele / Splice: Foxn1em1Nips   Foxn1em2Nips  
Genetic Models: WI-Foxn1em2Nips WI-Foxn1em1Nips
Is Marker For: Strains:   F344.Cg-Foxn1rnu/Kyo   DA.Cg-Foxn1rnu Lystbg/Slc   F344.Cg-Foxn1rnuKyo-/+  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01065,621,142 - 65,634,666 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01066,004,940 - 66,030,134 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41064,243,323 - 64,256,847 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
Celera1062,229,663 - 62,243,188 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map10q25NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
Related Rat Strains
Genetic Models
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on Foxn1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: rn5 rn6
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3970
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-04-23
Status: ACTIVE


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