Gene: Mcam (melanoma cell adhesion molecule) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Mcam
Name: melanoma cell adhesion molecule
Description: INVOLVED IN positive regulation of cell migration; angiogenesis (ortholog); glomerular filtration (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Emphysema; Erectile Dysfunction; Hypoglossal Nerve Injuries; FOUND IN extracellular space; nucleus; external side of plasma membrane (ortholog); 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; 17beta-estradiol; 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxine
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: CD146; cell surface glycoprotein MUC18; gicerin; l-gicerin; melanoma-associated antigen MUC18; Muc18
Homo sapiens (human) : MCAM (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mcam (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mcam (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MCAM (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MCAM (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mcam (melanoma cell adhesion molecule)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0848,472,824 - 48,481,005 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0847,091,191 - 47,099,630 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4847,105,632 - 47,127,936 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1847,130,370 - 47,135,903 (+)NCBI
Celera844,066,232 - 44,074,417 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map8q22NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620463
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-04-10
Status: ACTIVE