Gene: A2m (alpha-2-macroglobulin) Rattus norvegicus
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Symbol: A2m
Name: alpha-2-macroglobulin
Description: Exhibits endopeptidase inhibitor activity, neurotrophin binding activity, and protein homodimerization activity; involved in several processes, including acute inflammatory response, animal organ development, and negative regulation of endopeptidase activity; localizes to the extracellular space; used to study hemolytic anemia and toxic shock syndrome; biomarker of liver disease (multiple), membranous glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, peritonitis, and trypanosomiasis; orthologous to human A2M (alpha-2-macroglobulin); PARTICIPATES IN transforming growth factor-beta Smad dependent signaling pathway; Alzheimer's disease pathway; immune response pathway; INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; (S)-amphetamine; 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: PROVISIONAL
Also known as: A2m1; A2maa; A2MAC1; A2mb; AI893533; alpha-2-M; alpha-2-macroglobulin-P; Mam; MGC114358; RATA2MAC1
Orthologs:
Homo sapiens (human) : A2M (alpha-2-macroglobulin)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : A2m (alpha-2-macroglobulin)  MGI  Alliance
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : LOC477699 (alpha-2-macroglobulin)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : A2m (alpha-2-macroglobulin)
Sus scrofa (pig) : A2M (alpha-2-macroglobulin)
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Is Marker For: QTLs:   Plsm2  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Position:
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
Rnor_6.04154,309,426 - 154,359,138 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.04221,393,233 - 221,442,945 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.44158,103,711 - 158,153,423 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.14158,348,624 - 158,398,358 (+)NCBI
Celera4143,730,195 - 143,781,190 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q42NCBI
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 2004
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2019-04-23
Status: ACTIVE



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