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Gene: Vegfa (vascular endothelial growth factor A) Mus musculus
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Symbol: Vegfa
Name: vascular endothelial growth factor A
Description: Exhibits extracellular matrix binding activity; heparin binding activity; and signaling receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; generation of neurons; and tissue homeostasis. Localizes to the cytoplasm; extracellular space; and nucleus. Used to study DiGeorge syndrome; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1; newborn respiratory distress syndrome; and psoriasis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including Graves' disease; hematologic cancer (multiple); hypertension (multiple); reproductive organ cancer (multiple); and retinal disease (multiple). Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; egg cylinder; genitourinary system; and heart. Orthologous to human VEGFA (vascular endothelial growth factor A).
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: vascular endothelial growth factor 165b; vascular permeability factor; Vegf; Vegf-a; Vegf120; Vegf164; Vegf188; Vpf
Orthologs:
Homo sapiens (human) : VEGFA (vascular endothelial growth factor A)  HGNC  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Vegfa (vascular endothelial growth factor A)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Vegfa (vascular endothelial growth factor A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : VEGFA (vascular endothelial growth factor A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : VEGFA (vascular endothelial growth factor A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Vegfa (vascular endothelial growth factor A)
Sus scrofa (pig) : VEGFA (vascular endothelial growth factor A)
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Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Position:
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
GRCm381746,016,993 - 46,032,377 (-)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv371746,153,942 - 46,169,326 (-)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv361745,480,574 - 45,495,331 (-)NCBImm8
Celera1749,448,065 - 49,463,499 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map17 CNCBI
cM Map1722.79NCBI
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