Gene: Vcan (versican) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Vcan
Name: versican
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits protein phosphatase binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN axon regeneration; response to wounding; glial cell migration (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH myocardial infarction; Myocardial Reperfusion Injury; adenoid cystic carcinoma (ortholog); FOUND IN cell surface; collagen-containing extracellular matrix; synapse; INTERACTS WITH (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; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine; 2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucopyranose
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 2; chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 2 (versican); chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan core protein 2; Cspg2; GHAP; glial hyaluronate-binding protein; large fibroblast proteoglycan; PG-M; versican core protein
Homo sapiens (human) : VCAN (versican)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Vcan (versican)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Vcan (versican)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : VCAN (versican)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : VCAN (versican)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Vcan (versican)
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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_6.0218,490,102 - 18,587,340 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0218,363,890 - 18,463,115 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4219,712,629 - 19,801,443 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1219,634,740 - 19,688,742 (-)NCBI
Celera216,903,548 - 17,002,158 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map2q12NCBI
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Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
RGD Curation Notes
More on Vcan
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: rn5 rn6
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 619940
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-12-11
Status: ACTIVE