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Gene Detail
nitric oxide synthase 1, neuronal
Synonyms 2310005C01Rik, bNOS, nNOS, NO, Nos-1
Feature Type protein coding gene
Genetic Map
Chromosome 5
57.29 cM, cytoband F
Detailed Genetic Map ± 1 cM

Mapping data(13)
Sequence Map
Chr5:117781032-117958840 bp, + strand
From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

  177809 bp   ±  kb flank

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HomoloGene:37327  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: nitric-oxide synthase, inducible
Gene Tree: Nos1

Human Homolog NOS1, nitric oxide synthase 1 (neuronal)
NCBI Gene ID 4842
neXtProt AC  NX_P29475
Human Synonyms  bNOS, IHPS1, NC-NOS, nNOS, N-NOS, NOS
Human Chr (Location)  12q24.22; chr12:117208142-117441825 (-)  GRCh38
alleles, and
All mutations/alleles(13) : Gene trapped(6) Targeted(7)
Incidental mutations (data from Mutagenetix , APF )
Homozygous hypomorphic mice exhibit enlarged stomachs, abnormal pyloric and lower esophageal sphincters, age-related cardiac hypertrophy, altered alcohol consumption and responses, decreased ovulation and reduced REM sleep. Homozygous null mice display increased neurogenesis in the adult brain.
Human Diseases Modeled Using Mouse Nos1 (2)    Alleles Annotated to Human Diseases(1)    Phenotype Images(1)
Nos1 interacts with 385 markers (Mir7-1, Mir7-2, Mir7b, ...)
Gene Ontology
All GO classifications: (89 annotations)
Process arginine catabolic process, behavioral response to cocaine, ...
Component azurophil granule, cell projection, ...
Function cadmium ion binding, calmodulin binding, ...
External Resources: FuncBase
Literature Summary: (85 records)
Data Summary: Results (573)    Tissues (256)    Images (109)
Theiler Stages: 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Assay TypeResults
Immunohistochemistry 54
RNA in situ 413
Western blot 6
RT-PCR 100
cDNA source data(9)
External Resources: Allen Institute   GENSAT   GEO   Expression Atlas
All nucleic(15) Genomic(2) cDNA(9) Primer pair(3) Other(1)
Microarray probesets(7)
Other database
VEGA Gene ModelOTTMUSG00000016286 (Evidence)
Ensembl Gene ModelENSMUSG00000029361 (Evidence)
Entrez Gene18125 (Evidence)
DFCITC1602786, TC1656327
DoTSDT.103579166, DT.483561, DT.60101006, DT.97397113
Consensus CDS ProjectCCDS19606.1
International Mouse Knockout Project StatusNos1
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic OTTMUSG00000016286 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 177809 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript OTTMUST00000039109 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 4591 Not Applicable 
polypeptide OTTMUSP00000017466 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 1463 Not Applicable 

For the selected sequences
All sequences(61) RefSeq(16) UniProt(4)
Polymorphisms RFLP(1) : SNPs within 2kb(1239 from dbSNP Build 137)
InterPro IPR003097 FAD-binding, type 1
InterPro IPR017927 Ferredoxin reductase-type FAD-binding domain
InterPro IPR001094 Flavodoxin
InterPro IPR008254 Flavodoxin/nitric oxide synthase
InterPro IPR001709 Flavoprotein pyridine nucleotide cytochrome reductase
InterPro IPR023173 NADPH-cytochrome p450 reductase, FAD-binding, alpha-helical domain-3
InterPro IPR012144 Nitric-oxide synthase, metazoa
InterPro IPR004030 Nitric oxide synthase, oxygenase domain
InterPro IPR001433 Oxidoreductase FAD/NAD(P)-binding
InterPro IPR001478 PDZ domain
InterPro IPR017938 Riboflavin synthase-like beta-barrel
Protein Ontology PR:000011326 nitric oxide synthase, brain
References (Earliest) J:2324 Lyons CR, et al., Molecular cloning and functional expression of an inducible nitric oxide synthase from a murine macrophage cell line. J Biol Chem. 1992 Mar 25;267(9):6370-4
(Latest) J:211630 Zhu Y, et al., Genetically targeted binary labeling of retinal neurons. J Neurosci. 2014 Jun 4;34(23):7845-61
All references(444)
Disease annotation references (2)
accession IDs
MGD-MRK-12909, MGD-MRK-12912, MGI:1923980

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