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Gene: Ucn2 (urocortin 2) Rattus norvegicus
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Symbol: Ucn2
Name: urocortin 2
Description: Exhibits corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 2 binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cell population proliferation; cellular response to glucocorticoid stimulus; and negative regulation of gonadotropin secretion. Localizes to the extracellular space. Biomarker of colitis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hypertension. Orthologous to human UCN2 (urocortin 2); PARTICIPATES IN corticotropin-releasing hormone signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH ammonium chloride; bisphenol A; furan.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: ucn II; Ucn3; urocortin 3; Urocortin II; urocortin-2
Orthologs:
Homo sapiens (human) : UCN2 (urocortin 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ucn2 (urocortin 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ucn2 (urocortin 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : UCN2 (urocortin 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : UCN2 (urocortin 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ucn2 (urocortin 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : UCN2 (urocortin 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Position:
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
Rnor_6.08117,727,216 - 117,728,765 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.08117,078,961 - 117,080,510 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.48114,003,817 - 114,005,366 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.18114,023,950 - 114,024,334 (+)NCBI
Celera8108,931,358 - 108,932,907 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map8q32NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620765
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-08-20
Status: ACTIVE



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