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Gene: Pdgfa (platelet derived growth factor subunit A) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Pdgfa
Name: platelet derived growth factor subunit A
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits collagen binding (ortholog); growth factor activity (ortholog); identical protein binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN actin cytoskeleton organization (ortholog); angiogenesis (ortholog); animal organ morphogenesis (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN ceramide signaling pathway; platelet-derived growth factor signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1 (ortholog); Animal Mammary Neoplasms (ortholog); Brain Injuries (ortholog); FOUND IN cell surface (ortholog); extracellular space (ortholog); microvillus (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: platelet-derived growth factor alpha polypeptide; platelet-derived growth factor subunit A
Homo sapiens (human) : PDGFA (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Pdgfa (platelet derived growth factor, alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Pdgfa (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : PDGFA (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : PDGFA (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Pdgfa (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
Sus scrofa (pig) : PDGFA (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : PDGFA (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Pdgfa (platelet derived growth factor subunit A)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_0049554608,328,400 - 8,346,755 (-)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 9025702
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.