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Gene Ontology Classifications
Symbol
Name
ID
Rora
RAR-related orphan receptor alpha
MGI:104661

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GO curators for mouse genes have assigned the following annotations to the gene product of Rora. (This text reflects annotations as of Thursday, July 24, 2014.)
Summary from NCBI RefSeq


The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the NR1 subfamily of nuclear hormone receptors. It can bind as a monomer or as a homodimer to hormone response elements upstream of several genes to enhance the expression of those genes. The encoded protein has been shown to interact with NM23-2, a nucleoside diphosphate kinase involved in organogenesis and differentiation, as well as with NM23-1, the product of a tumor metastasis suppressor candidate gene. Also, it has been shown to aid in the transcriptional regulation of some genes involved in circadian rhythm. Three transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2014]
Summary text based on GO annotations supported by experimental evidence in mouse
Summary text based on GO annotations supported by experimental evidence in other organisms
Summary text based on GO annotations supported by structural data
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References
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  2. Chopra AR et al. (2008) Absence of the SRC-2 coactivator results in a glycogenopathy resembling Von Gierke's disease. Science, 322:1395-9. (PubMed:19039140)
  3. Forman BM et al. (1994) Cross-talk among ROR alpha 1 and the Rev-erb family of orphan nuclear receptors. Mol Endocrinol, 8:1253-61. (PubMed:7838158)
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  15. Takeda Y et al. (2012) RORgamma directly regulates the circadian expression of clock genes and downstream targets in vivo. Nucleic Acids Res, 40:8519-35. (PubMed:22753030)
  16. Wada T et al. (2008) Identification of oxysterol 7alpha-hydroxylase (Cyp7b1) as a novel retinoid-related orphan receptor alpha (RORalpha) (NR1F1) target gene and a functional cross-talk between RORalpha and liver X receptor (NR1H3). Mol Pharmacol, 73:891-9. (PubMed:18055760)
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  18. Wang Y et al. (2010) Modulation of retinoic acid receptor-related orphan receptor alpha and gamma activity by 7-oxygenated sterol ligands. J Biol Chem, 285:5013-25. (PubMed:19965867)
  19. Yang XO et al. (2008) T helper 17 lineage differentiation is programmed by orphan nuclear receptors ROR alpha and ROR gamma. Immunity, 28:29-39. (PubMed:18164222)



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Gene Ontology Evidence Code Abbreviations:

  EXP Inferred from experiment
  IC Inferred by curator
  IDA Inferred from direct assay
  IEA Inferred from electronic annotation
  IGI Inferred from genetic interaction
  IMP Inferred from mutant phenotype
  IPI Inferred from physical interaction
  ISS Inferred from sequence or structural similarity
  ISO Inferred from sequence orthology
  ISA Inferred from sequence alignment
  ISM Inferred from sequence model
  NAS Non-traceable author statement
  ND No biological data available
  RCA Reviewed computational analysis
  TAS Traceable author statement


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