Gene: Pax6 (paired box 6) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Pax6
Name: paired box 6
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits AT DNA binding; double-stranded DNA binding; sequence-specific DNA binding; INVOLVED IN astrocyte differentiation; brain development; cellular response to drug; PARTICIPATES IN maturity-onset diabetes of the young pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH abnormal abducens nerve morphology; abnormal behavioral response to light; abnormal endocrine pancreas physiology; ASSOCIATED WITH autistic disorder; Eye Abnormalities; Optic Nerve Injuries; FOUND IN nuclear chromatin; nucleus; cytoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 1,2-dimethylhydrazine; 3H-1,2-dithiole-3-thione; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: oculorhombin; paired box gene 6; Paired box homeotic gene 6; paired box protein Pax-6
Homo sapiens (human) : PAX6 (paired box 6)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Pax6 (paired box 6)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Pax6 (paired box 6)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : PAX6 (paired box 6)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Pax6 (paired box 6)
Sus scrofa (pig) : PAX6 (paired box 6)
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Allele / Splice: Pax6Sey   Pax6Sey2  
Genetic Models: SD-Pax6Sey2/Mce SD-Pax6Sey/Mce
Is Marker For: Strains:   SD-Pax6Sey/Mce  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0395,700,241 - 95,728,682 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.03102,320,059 - 102,348,223 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4391,127,605 - 91,149,178 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1391,023,827 - 91,045,776 (+)NCBI
Celera391,190,477 - 91,211,449 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map3q33NCBI
RH 3.4 Map3722.9RGD
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Nucleotide Sequences
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Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants (Rnor 5.0)

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 3258
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-01-30
Status: ACTIVE