Gene: Ugcg (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Ugcg
Name: UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits ceramide glucosyltransferase activity; INVOLVED IN positive regulation of protein targeting to mitochondrion (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN Fabry disease pathway; Gaucher disease pathway; globoid cell leukodystrophy disease pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Liver Cirrhosis, Experimental (ortholog); Myocardial Ischemia (ortholog); FOUND IN Golgi membrane (inferred); integral component of membrane (inferred); 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; 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate; 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: ceramide glucosyltransferase; GCS; GLCT-1; glucosylceramide synthase; UDP-glucose:ceramide glycosyltransferase; UDP-glucose:N-acylsphingosine D-glucosyltransferase
Homo sapiens (human) : UGCG (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)  HGNC  AGR
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ugcg (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)  MGI  AGR
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ugcg (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : UGCG (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : UGCG (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ugcg (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0576,376,722 - 76,419,564 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0580,530,140 - 80,562,612 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4577,263,334 - 77,295,794 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1577,268,446 - 77,300,599 (+)NCBI
Celera572,854,114 - 72,886,901 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map5q24NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 621870
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2017-10-03
Status: ACTIVE