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Gfra4 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Gfra4
  • Name
    glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor family receptor alpha 4
  • Synonyms
    G630015H18Rik, GFR alpha-4
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1341873
    NCBI Gene: 14588
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    5 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr2:131039632-131043088 bp, - strand
  • From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 2, 63.26 cM
  • Mapping Data
    3 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    17 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1341873
protein coding gene Chr2:131039632-131043088 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0026518
protein coding gene Chr2:134541071-134544527 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0026482
protein coding gene Chr2:129086697-129090153 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0026457
protein coding gene Chr2:132820982-132824438 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0026494
protein coding gene Chr2:129474688-129478139 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0026237
protein coding gene Chr2:133247900-133251356 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0026939
protein coding gene Chr2:138683671-138687127 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0024316
protein coding gene Chr2:123825652-123829128 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0025698
protein coding gene Chr2:133522124-133525581 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0026217
protein coding gene Chr2:143836182-143839638 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0026351
protein coding gene Chr2:128472611-128476067 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0026315
protein coding gene Chr2:127107655-127111111 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0026456
protein coding gene Chr2:134781773-134785229 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0026335
protein coding gene Chr2:147657284-147660740 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0026994
protein coding gene Chr2:132771585-132775041 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0025434
protein coding gene Chr2:128041736-128045183 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0025236
protein coding gene Chr2:131922778-131926212 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0025772
protein coding gene Chr2:133696262-133699718 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    GFRA4, GDNF family receptor alpha 4
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    7
  • Human Ortholog
    GFRA4, GDNF family receptor alpha 4
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 64096
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q9GZZ7
    UniProt: Q9GZZ7

  • Chr Location
    20p13; chr20:3659292-3663399 (-)  GRCh38.p7

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    4 phenotypes from 1 allele in 2 genetic backgrounds
    7 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 are mice were viable, fertile, showed no overt anatomical defects. Thyroid tissue calcitonin content was reduced in null homozygotes and rate of bone formation was enhanced when in 129/B6 hybrid background strain.
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 14588 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 3457 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NM_020014 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 1457 Not Specified  
    polypeptide Q9JJT2 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 260 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 34
      Genomic 1
      cDNA 22
      Primer pair 10
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 3
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:2139291
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 37
      Developmental Gene Expression 6
      Gene Ontology 7
      Phenotypes 7
    • Earliest
      J:109968 Roderick TH, et al., Nineteen paracentric chromosomal inversions in mice. Genetics. 1974 Jan;76(1):109-17
    • Latest
      J:260642 Patel A, et al., Differential RET signaling pathways drive development of the enteric lymphoid and nervous systems. Sci Signal. 2012 Jul 31;5(235):ra55

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