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Gene: Gjb2 (gap junction protein beta 2) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Gjb2
Name: gap junction protein beta 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits calcium ion binding (ortholog); gap junction channel activity (ortholog); gap junction channel activity involved in cell communication by electrical coupling (ortholog); INVOLVED IN aging (ortholog); cell-cell signaling (ortholog); cellular response to dexamethasone stimulus (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH autoimmune thyroiditis (ortholog); autosomal dominant keratitis-ichthyosis-deafness syndrome (ortholog); autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness 3A (ortholog); FOUND IN astrocyte projection (ortholog); cell body (ortholog); cell junction (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: gap junction protein, beta 2, 26kDa
Homo sapiens (human) : GJB2 (gap junction protein beta 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gjb2 (gap junction protein, beta 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gjb2 (gap junction protein, beta 2)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GJB2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GJB2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gjb2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GJB2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : GJB2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Gjb2 (gap junction protein beta 2)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_004955497987,213 - 989,477 (-)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 8911228
Created: 2014-08-14
Species: Chinchilla lanigera
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


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