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Gene: Cdk5 (cyclin-dependent kinase 5) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cdk5
Name: cyclin-dependent kinase 5
Description: Exhibits several functions, including cytoskeletal protein binding activity; ephrin receptor binding activity; and kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular protein modification process; nucleocytoplasmic transport; and positive regulation of apoptotic process. Localizes to several cellular components, including the Schaffer collateral - CA1 synapse; neuron projection; and protein kinase 5 complex. Colocalizes with the microtubule. Used to study brain ischemia; mental depression; and trigeminal neuralgia. Biomarker of Alzheimer's disease; transient cerebral ischemia; and vascular dementia. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease and lissencephaly. Orthologous to human CDK5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5); PARTICIPATES IN dopamine signaling pathway; ephrin - ephrin receptor bidirectional signaling axis; Reelin signaling pathway; INTERACTS WITH (+)-schisandrin B; (S)-amphetamine; (S)-colchicine.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: cell division protein kinase 5; cyclin-dependent-like kinase 5; serine/threonine-protein kinase PSSALRE; tau protein kinase II catalytic subunit; TPKII catalytic subunit
Homo sapiens (human) : CDK5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Cdk5 (cyclin-dependent kinase 5)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Cdk5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : CDK5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CDK5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Cdk5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CDK5 (cyclin dependent kinase 5)
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Is Marker For: Strains:   BB/OK  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.047,282,945 - 7,287,427 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.047,294,309 - 7,298,791 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.446,119,704 - 6,124,186 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.146,119,703 - 6,124,185 (+)NCBI
Celera46,369,255 - 6,373,737 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q11NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 70514
Created: 2002-05-02
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-08-20
Status: ACTIVE


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