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Gene: Fgf8 (fibroblast growth factor 8) Heterocephalus glaber
Symbol: Fgf8
Name: fibroblast growth factor 8
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits chemoattractant activity (ortholog); growth factor activity (ortholog); type 1 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
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)
Sus scrofa (pig) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : FGF8 (fibroblast growth factor 8)
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Latest Assembly: HetGla 1.0 - Naked Mole-Rat female 1.0 Assembly
Position: No map positions available.

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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 18924696
Created: 2020-01-23
Species: Heterocephalus glaber
Last Modified: 2020-01-23
Status: ACTIVE


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