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Gene: Mecp2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2) Chinchilla lanigera
Symbol: Mecp2
Name: methyl-CpG binding protein 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits chromatin binding (ortholog); chromatin DNA binding (ortholog); DNA binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN adult locomotory behavior (ortholog); behavioral fear response (ortholog); brain development (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH adrenoleukodystrophy (ortholog); Angelman syndrome (ortholog); Animal Disease Models (ortholog); FOUND IN centrosome (ortholog); cytoplasm (ortholog); cytosol (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: methyl CpG binding protein 2; methyl CpG binding protein 2 (Rett syndrome); methyl-CpG-binding protein 2
Homo sapiens (human) : MECP2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mecp2 (methyl CpG binding protein 2)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mecp2 (methyl CpG binding protein 2)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MECP2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MECP2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mecp2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MECP2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MECP2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mecp2 (methyl-CpG binding protein 2)
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Latest Assembly: ChiLan1.0 - Chinchilla ChiLan1.0 Assembly
Chinchilla AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
ChiLan1.0NW_004955580674,014 - 737,586 (-)NCBIChiLan1.0ChiLan1.0
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 8964415
Created: 2014-08-14
Species: Chinchilla lanigera
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


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