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Gene: Gfap (glial fibrillary acidic protein) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Gfap
Name: glial fibrillary acidic protein
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits identical protein binding (ortholog); integrin binding (ortholog); kinase binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN astrocyte development (ortholog); Bergmann glial cell differentiation (ortholog); extracellular matrix organization (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN chaperone mediated autophagy pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Alexander Disease (ortholog); amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ortholog); amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1 (ortholog); FOUND IN astrocyte end-foot (ortholog); cell body (ortholog); cytoplasm (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Homo sapiens (human) : GFAP (glial fibrillary acidic protein)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gfap (glial fibrillary acidic protein)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gfap (glial fibrillary acidic protein)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GFAP (glial fibrillary acidic protein)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GFAP (glial fibrillary acidic protein)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gfap (glial fibrillary acidic protein)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GFAP (glial fibrillary acidic protein)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_00495545117,695,835 - 17,703,894 (-)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 8749875
Created: 2014-08-14
Species: Chinchilla lanigera
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE


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