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Gene: EPM2A (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin) Pan paniscus
Symbol: EPM2A
Name: EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits carbohydrate binding (ortholog); carbohydrate phosphatase activity (ortholog); glycogen binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN autophagosome assembly (ortholog); autophagy (ortholog); calcium ion transport (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (ortholog); cataract (ortholog); epilepsy (ortholog); FOUND IN cytoplasm (ortholog); cytoplasmic side of endoplasmic reticulum membrane (ortholog); cytoplasmic side of rough endoplasmic reticulum membrane (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: epilepsy, progressive myoclonus type 2A, Lafora disease (laforin); EPM2A, laforin glucan phosphatase; laforin
Homo sapiens (human) : EPM2A (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Epm2a (epilepsy, progressive myoclonic epilepsy, type 2 gene alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Epm2a (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Epm2a (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : EPM2A (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Epm2a (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
Sus scrofa (pig) : EPM2A (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : EPM2A (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Epm2a (EPM2A glucan phosphatase, laforin)
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Latest Assembly: Mhudiblu_PPA_v0 - Bonobo Mhudiblu_PPA_v0 Assembly
Bonobo AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
PanPan1.16148,133,563 - 148,238,519 (-)NCBIpanpan1.1PanPan1.1panPan2
Mhudiblu_PPA_v06143,179,097 - 143,525,223 (-)NCBI
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 11962095
Created: 2017-01-20
Species: Pan paniscus
Last Modified: 2020-07-07
Status: ACTIVE


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