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Ffar2 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Ffar2
  • Name
    free fatty acid receptor 2
  • Synonyms
    Gpr43
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:2441731
    NCBI Gene: 233079
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: FFAR2
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    6 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr7:30818348-30823775 bp, - strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 7, 19.25 cM
  • Mapping Data
    1 experiment
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    98 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_2441731
protein coding gene Chr7:30818031-30823775 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0032046
protein coding gene Chr7:29844934-29850361 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0032023
protein coding gene Chr7:29022174-29027597 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0031956
protein coding gene Chr7:29766075-29771498 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0032030
protein coding gene Chr7:29215841-29221264 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0031749
protein coding gene Chr7:30235829-30242257 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0032496
protein coding gene Chr7:30817603-30824521 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0029546
protein coding gene Chr7:30043783-30049238 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0031083
protein coding gene Chr7:23491485-23498935 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0031715
protein coding gene Chr7:32297731-32305308 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0031867
protein coding gene Chr7:28770931-28776971 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0031824
protein coding gene Chr7:28887218-28892631 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0031948
protein coding gene Chr7:30165676-30171132 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0031860
protein coding gene Chr7:31507567-31512994 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0032524
protein coding gene Chr7:29281211-29289002 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0030807
protein coding gene Chr7:23796018-23801571 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0030642
protein coding gene Chr7:20284377-20289802 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0031193
protein coding gene Chr7:29684786-29691078 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    FFAR2, free fatty acid receptor 2
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    36
  • Human Ortholog
    FFAR2, free fatty acid receptor 2
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    FFA2R, GPR43
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 2867
    neXtProt AC: NX_O15552
    UniProt: O15552

  • Chr Location
    19q13.12; chr19:35447965-35451767 (+)  GRCh38.p7

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    31 phenotypes from 6 alleles in 5 genetic backgrounds
    5 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    22 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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Mice homozygous for a null allele show altered granulocyte and neutrophil physiology and increased inflammation in models of induced colitis, arthritis and asthma, whereas homozygotes for a different null allele show reduced neutrophil recruitment and decreased susceptibility to induced colitis.
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 ENSMUSG00000051314 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 5428 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000053156 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 2301 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000052600 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 330 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 21
      cDNA 20
      Primer pair 1

      Microarray probesets 3
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 52
      Developmental Gene Expression 4
      Gene Ontology 9
      Phenotypes 22
    • Earliest
      J:80000 The FANTOM Consortium and The RIKEN Genome Exploration Research Group Phase I & II Team, Analysis of the mouse transcriptome based on functional annotation of 60,770 full-length cDNAs. Nature. 2002;420:563-573
    • Latest
      J:265055 Kim M, et al., Microbial metabolites, short-chain fatty acids, restrain tissue bacterial load, chronic inflammation, and associated cancer in the colon of mice. Eur J Immunol. 2018 Jul;48(7):1235-1247

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