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Gene: FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8) Sus scrofa
Symbol: FGF8
Name: fibroblast growth factor 8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits chemoattractant activity (ortholog); type 1 fibroblast growth factor receptor binding (ortholog); type 2 fibroblast growth factor receptor binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN aorta morphogenesis (ortholog); blood vessel remodeling (ortholog); bone development (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN fibroblast growth factor signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH 22q11 Deletion Syndrome (ortholog); breast cancer (ortholog); Cardiovascular Abnormalities (ortholog); FOUND IN external side of plasma membrane (ortholog); extracellular space (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: LOW QUALITY PROTEIN: fibroblast growth factor 8
Homo sapiens (human) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
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Latest Assembly: Sscrofa11.1 - Pig Sscrofa11.1 Assembly
Pig AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Sscrofa11.1 Ensembl14112,808,210 - 112,814,134 (-)EnsemblSscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa11.114112,808,215 - 112,814,225 (-)NCBISscrofa11.1Sscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa10.214122,661,225 - 122,666,751 (-)NCBISscrofa10.2Sscrofa10.2susScr3
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 14100969
Created: 2019-01-29
Species: Sus scrofa
Last Modified: 2020-07-01
Status: ACTIVE


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