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HomoloGene Vertebrate Homology
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HomoloGene (Release 68, May 6, 2014)

Comparative GO Graph (mouse, human, rat)  
MGI HomoloGene Information
Species Symbol Gene Links Genetic Location Genome Coordinates
(mouse and human only)
Associated Human Diseases Sequences
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human VCAN HGNC:2464 (HGNC)
1462 (Entrez Gene)
118661 (OMIM)
HGNC homology
Chr5 q14.3 Chr5:83471674-83582303 (+)
Wagner Vitreoretinopathy; WGVRP
P13611 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_004385 (RefSeq)
mouse Vcan MGI:102889 (MGI)
13003 (Entrez Gene)
Gene Tree
HGNC homology
Chr13 45.5 cM Chr13:89655312-89742509 (-)
OTTMUSG00000033531 (VEGA)
OTTMUSP00000045468 (VEGA)
OTTMUST00000084386 (VEGA)
rat Vcan 114122 (Entrez Gene)
Chr2 q12 Q9ERB4 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_053663 (RefSeq)
chimpanzee VCAN 461766 (Entrez Gene)
Chr5 XP_001147684 (RefSeq)
rhesus macaque VCAN 712365 (Entrez Gene)
Chr6 XP_001112269 (RefSeq)
cattle VCAN 282662 (Entrez Gene)
Chr7 P81282 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_181035 (RefSeq)
dog VCAN 488922 (Entrez Gene)
Chr3 XP_013967714 (RefSeq)
MGI HomoloGene Information

MGI loads vertebrate homology data from NCBI HomoloGene, which programmatically detects homologs among the genome features of completely sequenced eukaryotic genomes (see: HomoloGene Build Procedure).

MGI includes homology for the following selected vertebrate species from HomoloGene:
 - human
 - mouse
 - rat
 - cattle
 - chicken
 - chimpanzee
 - dog
 - monkey, Rhesus
 - western clawed frog (Xenopus tropicalis)
 - zebrafish

These are a subset of the total species represented in HomoloGene Classes at NCBI.
Additional species may be present in an NCBI HomoloGene Class than appear in MGI.

Contributing Projects:
Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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MGI 6.01
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