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Gene: Gls2 (glutaminase 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Gls2
Name: glutaminase 2
Description: Predicted to have glutaminase activity. Predicted to be involved in cellular amino acid metabolic process; reactive oxygen species metabolic process; and regulation of apoptotic process. Predicted to localize to the mitochondrion. Orthologous to human GLS2 (glutaminase 2); PARTICIPATES IN 2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria pathway; argininosuccinic aciduria pathway; carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I deficiency pathway; INTERACTS WITH 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate; 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: Ga; GLS; glutaminase 2 (liver, mitochondrial); glutaminase liver isoform, mitochondrial; glutaminase variant 2; glutaminase variant 3; glutaminase variant 4; glutaminase variant 5; glutaminase variant 6; glutaminase variant 8; L-glutaminase; L-glutamine amidohydrolase; liver mitochondrial glutaminase
Homo sapiens (human) : GLS2 (glutaminase 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gls2 (glutaminase 2 (liver, mitochondrial))  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Gls2 (glutaminase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GLS2 (glutaminase 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GLS2 (glutaminase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gls2 (glutaminase 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GLS2 (glutaminase 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.072,605,679 - 2,621,853 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.072,584,594 - 2,600,729 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.471,484,397 - 1,495,283 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.171,484,396 - 1,495,283 (+)NCBI
Celera7495,890 - 511,971 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map7q11NCBI
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Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620359
Created: 2002-08-06
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.