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Gene: Gja1 (gap junction protein alpha 1) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Gja1
Name: gap junction protein alpha 1
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits alpha-tubulin binding (ortholog); beta-catenin binding (ortholog); beta-tubulin binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN adult heart development (ortholog); apoptotic process (ortholog); ATP transport (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN N-cadherin signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH Acute Lung Injury (ortholog); adenoma (ortholog); Alopecia Congenita Keratosis Palmoplantaris (ortholog); FOUND IN apical plasma membrane (ortholog); cell junction (ortholog); cell-cell contact zone (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: gap junction protein, alpha 1, 43kDa
Homo sapiens (human) : GJA1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gja1 (gap junction protein, alpha 1)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gja1 (gap junction protein, alpha 1)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GJA1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GJA1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GJA1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : GJA1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Gja1 (gap junction protein alpha 1)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_0049554363,612,533 - 3,618,095 (+)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 9048722
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.