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kinase insert domain protein receptor
Synonyms Flk1, Flk-1, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor- 2, VEGFR2, VEGFR-2, VEGF receptor-2
Feature Type protein coding gene
Genetic Map
Chromosome 5
40.23 cM
Detailed Genetic Map ± 1 cM

Mapping data(8)
Sequence Map
Chr5:75932827-75978458 bp, - strand
From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

  45632 bp   ±  kb flank

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HomoloGene:55639  Vertebrate Homology Class
1 human; 1 mouse; 1 rat; 1 chimpanzee; 1 rhesus macaque; 1 cattle; 1 dog; 1 chicken; 1 western clawed frog; 1 zebrafish

Protein SuperFamily: vascular endothelial growth factor receptor
Gene Tree: Kdr

Human Homolog KDR, kinase insert domain receptor (a type III receptor tyrosine kinase)
NCBI Gene ID 3791
neXtProt AC  NX_P35968
Human Synonyms  CD309, FLK1, VEGFR, VEGFR2
Human Chr (Location)  4q11-q12; chr4:55078259-55125595 (-)  GRCh38
Disease Associations  (1) Diseases Associated with Human KDR
alleles, and
All mutations/alleles(17) : Targeted(17)
Incidental mutations (data from Mutagenetix , APF )
Homozygous mice die at early embryonic stages due to failure of blood vessel formation.
Phenotype Images(2)
Kdr interacts with 316 markers (Mir1b, Mir7-1, Mir7b, ...)
Gene Ontology
All GO classifications: (126 annotations)
Process angiogenesis, blood vessel endothelial cell differentiation, ...
Component cell junction, cell periphery, ...
Function ATP binding, growth factor binding, ...
This is a GO Consortium Reference Genome Project gene.
External Resources: FuncBase
Literature Summary: (408 records)
Data Summary: Results (743)    Tissues (356)    Images (243)
Theiler Stages: 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Assay TypeResults
Immunohistochemistry 70
RNA in situ 291
In situ reporter (knock in) 102
Northern blot 45
Western blot 3
RT-PCR 231
RNase protection 1
cDNA source data(105)
External Resources: Allen Institute   GEO   Expression Atlas
All nucleic(141) Genomic(8) cDNA(114) Primer pair(18) Other(1)
Microarray probesets(3)
Other database
VEGA Gene ModelOTTMUSG00000021297 (Evidence)
Ensembl Gene ModelENSMUSG00000062960 (Evidence)
Entrez Gene16542 (Evidence)
DFCITC1578991, TC1623597
DoTSDT.487855, DT.101353935
NIA Mouse Gene IndexU026313
Consensus CDS ProjectCCDS39114.1
International Mouse Knockout Project StatusKdr
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic OTTMUSG00000021297 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 45632 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript OTTMUST00000050493 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 5924 Not Applicable 
polypeptide OTTMUSP00000023578 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 1345 Not Applicable 

For the selected sequences
All sequences(30) RefSeq(2) UniProt(4)
Polymorphisms RFLP(1) : SNPs within 2kb(223 from dbSNP Build 137)
InterPro IPR013098 Immunoglobulin I-set
InterPro IPR007110 Immunoglobulin-like domain
InterPro IPR013783 Immunoglobulin-like fold
InterPro IPR003599 Immunoglobulin subtype
InterPro IPR003598 Immunoglobulin subtype 2
InterPro IPR013106 Immunoglobulin V-set
InterPro IPR017441 Protein kinase, ATP binding site
InterPro IPR000719 Protein kinase, catalytic domain
InterPro IPR011009 Protein kinase-like domain
InterPro IPR001245 Serine-threonine/tyrosine-protein kinase catalytic domain
InterPro IPR008266 Tyrosine-protein kinase, active site
InterPro IPR020635 Tyrosine-protein kinase, catalytic domain
InterPro IPR001824 Tyrosine-protein kinase, receptor class III, conserved site
InterPro IPR009136 Tyrosine-protein kinase, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2)
Protein Ontology PR:000002112 vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2
References (Earliest) J:1615 Matthews W, et al., A receptor tyrosine kinase cDNA isolated from a population of enriched primitive hematopoietic cells and exhibiting close genetic linkage to c-kit. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Oct 15;88(20):9026-30
(Latest) J:212216 Cho YR, et al., Therapeutic effects of fenofibrate on diabetic peripheral neuropathy by improving endothelial and neural survival in db/db mice. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e83204
All references(579)
accession IDs
MGD-MRK-11605, MGD-MRK-11606, MGD-MRK-9826, MGD-MRK-9828, MGI:95555

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