Gene: Epm2a (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Epm2a
Name: EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits carbohydrate binding (ortholog); carbohydrate phosphatase activity (ortholog); glycogen binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN dephosphorylation (ortholog); glycogen metabolic process (ortholog); habituation (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (ortholog); cataract (ortholog); Lafora disease (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (ortholog); cytoplasmic side of rough endoplasmic reticulum membrane (ortholog); cytosol (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 1,2-dimethylhydrazine; acrylamide; ammonium chloride
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: epilepsy, progressive myoclonic epilepsy, type 2 gene alpha; epilepsy, progressive myoclonus type 2A; glucan phosphatase; lafora PTPase; laforin; LAFPTPase; LOC684363; similar to Laforin (Lafora PTPase) (LAFPTPase)
Homo sapiens (human) : EPM2A (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Epm2a (epilepsy, progressive myoclonic epilepsy, type 2 gene alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Epm2a (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : EPM2A (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : EPM2A (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Epm2a (EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.015,448,958 - 5,571,512 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.017,100,639 - 7,223,403 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.116,051,557 - 6,172,313 (+)NCBI
Celera14,243,803 - 4,360,561 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map1p13NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 71047
Created: 2002-07-09
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-10-09
Status: ACTIVE