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Gene: ASIP (agouti signaling protein) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ASIP
Name: agouti signaling protein
Description: Predicted to have signaling receptor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in cell-cell signaling and signal transduction. Predicted to localize to the extracellular space. Biomarker of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: agouti; agouti (mouse)-signaling protein; agouti signaling protein, nonagouti homolog; agouti switch protein; agouti-signaling protein; AGSW; AGTI; AGTIL; ASP; MGC126092; MGC126093; nonagouti homolog; SHEP9
Mus musculus (house mouse) : a (nonagouti)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Asip (agouti signaling protein)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Asip (agouti signaling protein)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ASIP (agouti signaling protein)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ASIP (agouti signaling protein)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Asip (agouti signaling protein)
Sus scrofa (pig) : ASIP (agouti signaling protein)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (green monkey) : ASIP (agouti signaling protein)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Asip (agouti signaling protein)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl2034,194,569 - 34,269,344 (+)Ensembl
GRCh382034,186,493 - 34,269,344 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh372032,829,188 - 32,857,150 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 362032,311,832 - 32,320,809 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 342032,311,831 - 32,320,809NCBI
Celera2029,597,653 - 29,606,630 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map20q11.22NCBI
HuRef2029,629,973 - 29,638,950 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_12032,749,256 - 32,758,241 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Candidate Gene Status
Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on ASIP
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 69199
Created: 2001-11-13
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-12-25
Status: ACTIVE


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