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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 GJA8 HGNC:4281 (HGNC)
2703 (Entrez Gene)
600897 (OMIM)
GJA8 (MyGene.info)
HGNC homology
Chr1 q21.2 Chr1:147902820-147915287 (+)
cataract 1 multiple types
chromosome 1q21.1 deletion syndrome
P48165 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_005267 (RefSeq)
mouse Gja8 MGI:99953 (MGI)
14616 (Entrez Gene)
Gene Tree
HGNC homology
Chr3 42.03 cM Chr3:96913566-96926020 (-)
cataract 1 multiple types
OTTMUSG00000053187 (VEGA)
OTTMUSP00000070788 (VEGA)
OTTMUST00000132914 (VEGA)
rat Gja8 29601 (Entrez Gene)
Chr2 Q8K4Q9 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_153465 (RefSeq)
chimpanzee GJA8 469474 (Entrez Gene)
Chr1 XP_009425779 (RefSeq)
cattle GJA8 524042 (Entrez Gene)
Chr3 XP_015318753 (RefSeq)
dog GJA8 483156 (Entrez Gene)
Chr17 XP_022260627 (RefSeq)
chicken GJA8 395846 (Entrez Gene)
Chr1 P36381 (UniProt | EBI)
NM_204997 (RefSeq)
zebrafish gja8b 114403 (Entrez Gene)
Chr1 NP_571884 (RefSeq)
NM_131809 (RefSeq)
frog, western clawed gja8 100490617 (Entrez Gene)
Chr2 XP_004918275 (RefSeq)
macaque, rhesus GJA8 701415 (Entrez Gene)
Chr1 XP_001095298 (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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