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Gene: Cyp51 (cytochrome P450, family 51) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Cyp51
Name: cytochrome P450, family 51
CRRD ID: 2481
Description: Exhibits sterol 14-demethylase activity. Involved in cholesterol biosynthetic process via 24,25-dihydrolanosterol. Localizes to intracellular membrane-bounded organelle. Orthologous to human CYP51A1 (cytochrome P450 family 51 subfamily A member 1); PARTICIPATES IN cholesterol biosynthetic pathway; alendronate pharmacodynamics pathway; cholesterol ester storage disease pathway; INTERACTS WITH 1-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)piperazine; 1-benzylpiperazine; 1-naphthyl isothiocyanate.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: Cyp51a1; CYPLI; Cytochrom P450 Lanosterol 14 alpha-demethylase; cytochrome P450 51A1; cytochrome P450 Lanosterol 14 alpha-demethylase; cytochrome P450, subfamily 51; cytochrome P450-14DM; cytochrome P45014DM; cytochrome P450LI; lanosterol 14-alpha demethylase; LDM; MGC93630; P450-14DM; P45014DM; P450LI; RATCP14DM; sterol 14-alpha demethylase
Homo sapiens (human) : CYP51A1 (cytochrome P450 family 51 subfamily A member 1)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Cyp51 (cytochrome P450, family 51)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : LOC102027002 (lanosterol 14-alpha demethylase)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : CYP51A1 (cytochrome P450 family 51 subfamily A member 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CYP51A1 (cytochrome P450 family 51 subfamily A member 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : LOC101955024 (lanosterol 14-alpha demethylase)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CYP51 (cytochrome P450, family 51, subfamily A, polypeptide 1)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : CYP51A1 (cytochrome P450 family 51 subfamily A member 1)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : LOC101724157 (lanosterol 14-alpha demethylase)
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Is Marker For: Strains:   BB/OK  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0427,175,564 - 27,194,018 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl427,175,243 - 27,194,018 (+)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0427,078,790 - 27,097,244 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4426,752,677 - 26,771,131 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1426,758,233 - 26,776,686 (+)NCBI
Celera425,462,810 - 25,481,264 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q13NCBI
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 2481
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-08-20
Status: ACTIVE


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