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Gene: AQP7 (aquaporin 7) Homo sapiens
Symbol: AQP7
Name: aquaporin 7
Description: Exhibits glycerol channel activity and water channel activity. Involved in glycerol transport and water transport. Localizes to the cell-cell junction; cytoplasm; and integral component of plasma membrane. Biomarker of Crohn's disease; colitis; morbid obesity; and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: AQP-7; AQP7L; AQP9; AQPap; aquaglyceroporin-7; aquaporin adipose; aquaporin-7; aquaporin-7-like; GLYCQTL; MGC149555; MGC149556
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Aqp7 (aquaporin 7)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Aqp7 (aquaporin 7)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Aqp7 (aquaporin 7)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : AQP7 (aquaporin 7)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : AQP7 (aquaporin 7)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Aqp7 (aquaporin 7)
Sus scrofa (pig) : AQP7 (aquaporin 7)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (green monkey) : AQP7 (aquaporin 7)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Aqp7 (aquaporin 7)
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Related Pseudogenes: AQP7P1   AQP7P2   AQP7P3   AQP7P4   AQP7P5  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl933,383,179 - 33,402,682 (-)Ensembl
GRCh38933,383,135 - 33,402,682 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37933,384,948 - 33,402,643 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36933,374,948 - 33,392,517 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34933,374,947 - 33,392,517NCBI
Celera933,315,070 - 33,332,637 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map9p13.3NCBI
HuRef933,341,505 - 33,358,953 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1933,384,744 - 33,402,471 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on AQP7
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 736375
Created: 2004-02-06
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.