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Gfra1 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Gfra1
  • Name
    glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor family receptor alpha 1
  • Synonyms
    GDNFR-alpha, GFR alpha-1
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1100842
    NCBI Gene: 14585
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: GFRA1
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    16 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr19:58235604-58455909 bp, - strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 19, 54.18 cM, cytoband D2-D3
  • Mapping Data
    5 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    2383 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1100842
protein coding gene Chr19:58235581-58455946 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0025276
protein coding gene Chr19:58704600-58930825 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0025252
protein coding gene Chr19:55809934-56032271 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0025221
protein coding gene Chr19:57562567-57791063 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0025247
protein coding gene Chr19:55882809-56103584 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0025007
protein coding gene Chr19:57798140-58029523 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0025690
protein coding gene Chr19:60107855-60345550 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0023102
protein coding gene Chr19:54702087-54926391 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0024472
protein coding gene Chr19:57868101-58100349 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0024987
protein coding gene Chr19:63046863-63287832 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0025119
protein coding gene Chr19:55565779-55786414 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0025080
protein coding gene Chr19:55297094-55521006 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0025205
protein coding gene Chr19:58561712-58789379 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0025113
protein coding gene Chr19:62293665-62546422 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0025748
protein coding gene Chr19:57786071-58014996 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0024220
protein coding gene Chr19:55557553-55781068 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0024023
protein coding gene Chr19:56458962-56688116 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0024542
protein coding gene Chr19:57900369-58132940 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    GFRA1, GDNF family receptor alpha 1
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    GFRA1, GDNF family receptor alpha 1
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    GDNFR, GDNFRA, GFR-ALPHA-1, RET1L, RETL1, TRNR1
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 2674
    neXtProt AC: NX_P56159
    UniProt: P56159

  • Chr Location
    10q25.3; chr10:116056925-116273645 (-)  GRCh38.p7

Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    1 with Gfra1 mouse models

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    2 with disease annotations
  • References
    2 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    54 phenotypes from 7 alleles in 8 genetic backgrounds
    5 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    54 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Homozygotes for targeted null mutations lack kidneys and enteric neurons resulting in neonatal lethality.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic ENSMUSG00000025089 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 220306 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000152507 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 1937 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000120333 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 468 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    • UniProt
      8 Sequences
    • Protein Ontology
      PR:000007948 GDNF family receptor alpha-1
    • InterPro Domains
      IPR016017 GDNF/GAS1
      IPR037193 GDNF receptor alpha
      IPR003438 Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor receptor
      IPR003503 Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor receptor, alpha 1
      IPR017372 Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor receptor, alpha 1/2
    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 85
      cDNA 79
      Primer pair 5
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 7
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:2147659
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 179
      Developmental Gene Expression 102
      Diseases 2
      Gene Ontology 7
      Phenotypes 54
    • Earliest
      J:43790 Molliver DC, et al., IB4-binding DRG neurons switch from NGF to GDNF dependence in early postnatal life. Neuron. 1997 Oct;19(4):849-61
    • Latest
      J:262197 Zechel S, et al., Cell-autonomous role of GFRalpha1 in the development of olfactory bulb GABAergic interneurons. Biol Open. 2018 May 18;7(5)

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    last database update
    11/06/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory