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Gene: GFRA1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: GFRA1
Name: GDNF family receptor alpha 1
Description: Predicted to have signaling receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in nervous system development. Localizes to extracellular exosome. Biomarker of Churg-Strauss syndrome and polyarteritis nodosa.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: DKFZp313E1012; DKFZp686J0156; FLJ10561; FLJ31546; GDNF family receptor alpha-1; GDNF receptor alpha-1; GDNFR; GDNFR-alpha-1; GDNFRA; GFR-ALPHA-1; glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor family receptor alpha 1; Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor receptor alpha; GPI-linked anchor protein; MGC23045; PI-linked cell-surface accessory protein; RET ligand 1; RET1L; RETL1; TGF-beta related neurotrophic factor receptor 1; TGF-beta-related neurotrophic factor receptor 1; TRNR1
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gfra1 (glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor family receptor alpha 1)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gfra1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Gfra1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GFRA1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GFRA1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gfra1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GFRA1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : GFRA1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Gfra1 (GDNF family receptor alpha 1)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl10116,056,925 - 116,273,467 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3810116,056,925 - 116,274,705 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3710117,816,436 - 118,033,126 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3610117,812,943 - 118,022,966 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 3410117,813,264 - 118,022,966NCBI
Celera10111,545,807 - 111,762,346 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map10q25.3NCBI
HuRef10111,444,080 - 111,660,347 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_110118,099,661 - 118,316,262 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
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Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on GFRA1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 733164
Created: 2004-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-06-23
Status: ACTIVE


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