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Gene Detail
platelet derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide
Synonyms CD140a, Pdgfr-2
Feature Type protein coding gene
Genetic Map
Chromosome 5
39.55 cM
Detailed Genetic Map ± 1 cM

Mapping data(35)
Sequence Map
Chr5:75152291-75198204 bp, + strand
From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

  45914 bp   ±  kb flank

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HomoloGene:31361  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: tyrosine-protein kinase, CSF-1/PDGF receptor type
Gene Tree: Pdgfra

Human Homolog PDGFRA, platelet-derived growth factor receptor, alpha polypeptide
NCBI Gene ID 5156
neXtProt AC  NX_P16234
Human Synonyms  CD140A, PDGFR2, PDGFR-2, RHEPDGFRA
Human Chr (Location)  4q12; chr4:54229097-54298245 (+)  GRCh38
Disease Associations  (2) Diseases Associated with Human PDGFRA
alleles, and
All mutations/alleles(17) : Gene trapped(1) Targeted(16)
Incidental mutations (data from Mutagenetix , APF )
Homozygotes for targeted null mutations exhibit incomplete cephalic closure, increased apoptosis of neural crest cells, impaired myotome and testis formation, abnormal mucosal linings, thoracic skeletal defects, and midgestational lethality.
Human Diseases Modeled Using Mouse Pdgfra (1)    Alleles Annotated to Human Diseases(1)   
Pdgfra interacts with 426 markers (Mir1b, Mir7-1, Mir7-2, ...)
Gene Ontology
All GO classifications: (93 annotations)
Process adrenal gland development, anatomical structure morphogenesis, ...
Component cell surface, cytoplasm, ...
Function ATP binding, kinase activity, ...
External Resources: FuncBase
Literature Summary: (268 records)
Data Summary: Results (740)    Tissues (483)    Images (207)
Theiler Stages: 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Assay TypeResults
Immunohistochemistry 27
RNA in situ 563
In situ reporter (knock in) 72
Northern blot 8
Western blot 8
RNase protection 16
cDNA source data(45)
External Resources: Allen Institute   GENSAT   GEO   Expression Atlas
All nucleic(91) Genomic(9) cDNA(59) Primer pair(5) Other(18)
Microarray probesets(6)
Other database
Ensembl Gene ModelENSMUSG00000029231 (Evidence)
Entrez Gene18595 (Evidence)
DFCITC1577498, TC1586618, TC1594036, TC1624852, TC1633686, TC1695594, TC1713840
DoTSDT.101174656, DT.101386045, DT.101386048, DT.101738466, DT.110651179, DT.40155758, DT.534547
NIA Mouse Gene IndexU040640
Consensus CDS ProjectCCDS19351.1
International Mouse Knockout Project StatusPdgfra
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic 18595 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 45914 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript NM_001083316 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 6570 C57BL/6 
polypeptide P26618 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 1089 Not Applicable 

For the selected sequences
All sequences(59) RefSeq(10) UniProt(4)
Polymorphisms RFLP(10) : SNPs within 2kb(243 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 IPR027290 Platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha
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 IPR016243 Tyrosine-protein kinase, CSF-1/PDGF receptor
InterPro IPR001824 Tyrosine-protein kinase, receptor class III, conserved site
Protein Ontology PR:000002030 alpha-type platelet-derived growth factor receptor
Graphical View of Protein Domain Structure
References (Earliest) J:99 Gruneberg H, et al., Two closely linked genes in the mouse. Genet Res. 1960;1:69-90
(Latest) J:211984 Wright JH, et al., Paracrine activation of hepatic stellate cells in platelet-derived growth factor C transgenic mice: evidence for stromal induction of hepatocellular carcinoma. Int J Cancer. 2014 Feb 15;134(4):778-88
All references(408)
Disease annotation references (1)
accession IDs
MGD-MRK-13215, MGD-MRK-13216, MGI:2140805

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