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Gene: HEXB (hexosaminidase subunit beta) Canis lupus familiaris
Symbol: HEXB
Name: hexosaminidase subunit beta
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase activity (inferred); INVOLVED IN carbohydrate metabolic process (inferred); PARTICIPATES IN amino sugar metabolic pathway; ganglioside metabolic pathway; globoside metabolic pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH acute kidney failure (ortholog); Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ortholog); Sandhoff disease (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH ganglioside GM1; indometacin; mastoparan
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: beta-hexosaminidase subunit beta; beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase beta subunit mRNA, partial cds; beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase beta subunit, exons 2-14
Homo sapiens (human) : HEXB (hexosaminidase subunit beta)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Hexb (hexosaminidase B)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Hexb (hexosaminidase subunit beta)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Hexb (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : HEXB (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Hexb (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
Sus scrofa (pig) : HEXB (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : HEXB (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Hexb (hexosaminidase subunit beta)
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Latest Assembly: CanFam3.1 - Dog CanFam3.1 Assembly
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.1 Ensembl257,222,186 - 57,248,417 (+)Ensembl
CanFam3.1257,221,809 - 57,248,432 (+)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 12399632
Created: 2017-01-24
Species: Canis lupus familiaris
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.