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Gene: Myh6 (myosin heavy chain 6) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Myh6
Name: myosin heavy chain 6
Description: Exhibits ATP binding activity; identical protein binding activity; and nucleoside-triphosphatase activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to 3,3',5-triiodo-L-thyronine; muscle contraction; and response to heat. Localizes to mitochondrion; muscle myosin complex; and myofibril. Biomarker of congestive heart failure; hypothyroidism; and myocardial infarction. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in atrial heart septal defect (multiple); heart conduction disease (multiple); and intrinsic cardiomyopathy (multiple). Orthologous to human MYH6 (myosin heavy chain 6); PARTICIPATES IN dilated cardiomyopathy pathway; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy pathway; myocarditis pathway; INTERACTS WITH (R)-noradrenaline; 1,1,1-Trichloro-2-(o-chlorophenyl)-2-(p-chlorophenyl)ethane; 1,2-dimethylhydrazine.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Myh7; myHC-alpha; MyHC-beta; MyHC-slow; Myhca; Myosin heavy chain 7; myosin heavy chain cardiac muscle adult; myosin heavy chain polypeptide 6 cardiac muscle adult; myosin heavy chain polypeptide 6 cardiac muscle alpha; myosin heavy chain, cardiac muscle alpha isoform; myosin heavy chain, polypeptide 6; myosin heavy chain, polypeptide 6, cardiac muscle, alpha; myosin, heavy chain 6, cardiac muscle, alpha; myosin, heavy polypeptide 6, cardiac muscle, alpha; myosin-6; Myosin-7
Homo sapiens (human) : MYH6 (myosin heavy chain 6)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Myh6 (myosin, heavy polypeptide 6, cardiac muscle, alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MYH6 (myosin heavy chain 6)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MYH6 (myosin heavy chain 6)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MYH6 (myosin heavy chain 6)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01533,605,653 - 33,629,730 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl1533,605,654 - 33,629,699 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01537,492,599 - 37,516,786 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41533,044,506 - 33,068,098 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11533,060,206 - 33,083,798 (-)NCBI
Celera1527,995,918 - 28,019,393 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map15p13NCBI
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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 6.0)

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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 62029
Created: 2001-04-11
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-06-09
Status: ACTIVE


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