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Polr2a
Gene Detail
Symbol

Name
ID
Polr2a
polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A
MGI:98086
STS
Synonyms
220kDa, Rpo2-1
Feature Type
protein coding gene
Genetic Map
Chromosome 11
42.86 cM, cytoband B1-C
Detailed Genetic Map ± 1 cM


Mapping data(10)
Sequence Map
Chr11:69733997-69758637 bp, - strand
From VEGA annotation of GRCm38

  24641 bp   ±  kb flank

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Vertebrate
homology
HomoloGene:721  Vertebrate Homology Class
1 human; 1 mouse; 1 rat; 1 chimpanzee; 1 rhesus macaque; 1 cattle; 1 dog; 1 western clawed frog; 1 zebrafish

Protein SuperFamily: DNA-directed RNA polymerase II largest subunit
Gene Tree: Polr2a

Human
homologs
Human Homolog POLR2A, polymerase (RNA) II (DNA directed) polypeptide A, 220kDa
NCBI Gene ID 5430
neXtProt AC  NX_P24928
Human Synonyms  hRPB220, hsRPB1, POLR2, POLRA, RPB1, RPBh1, RpIILS, RPO2, RPOL2
Human Chr (Location)  17p13.1; chr17:7484379-7514618 (+)  GRCh38
Mutations,
alleles, and
phenotypes
All mutations/alleles(13) : Gene trapped(5) Targeted(8)
Incidental mutations (data from Mutagenetix , APF )
 
Homozygotes for a reporter allele show prenatal lethality. Homozygotes for a small deletion in the C-terminal domain are viable, fertile and developmentally normal. Homozygotes for a larger deletion show reduced fetal size and partial postnatal lethality; survivors are small but otherwise normal.
 
Alleles Annotated to Human Diseases(1)   
Interactions
Polr2a interacts with 88 markers (Mir7-1, Mir7-2, Mir7b, ...)
Gene Ontology
(GO)
classifications
All GO classifications: (29 annotations)
Process positive regulation of RNA splicing, transcription, DNA-templated, ...
Component DNA-directed RNA polymerase II, core complex, nuclear euchromatin, ...
Function core promoter binding, DNA binding, ...
External Resources: FuncBase
Expression
Literature Summary: (14 records)
Data Summary: Results (111)    Tissues (108)    Images (14)    Tissue x Stage Matrix (view)
Assay TypeResults
RNA in situ 110
RT-PCR 1
cDNA source data(128)
External Resources: Allen Institute   GEO   Expression Atlas
Molecular
reagents
All nucleic(150) Genomic(17) cDNA(129) Primer pair(1) Other(3)
Microarray probesets(5)
Other database
links
VEGA Gene ModelOTTMUSG00000006003 (Evidence)
Ensembl Gene ModelENSMUSG00000005198 (Evidence)
Entrez Gene20020 (Evidence)
UniGene16533
DFCITC1579974, TC1602510, TC1683606, TC1716866
DoTSDT.101347659, DT.101394669, DT.492996, DT.94271459
NIA Mouse Gene IndexU032977
EC2.7.7.6
Consensus CDS ProjectCCDS36196.1, CCDS70217.1
International Mouse Knockout Project StatusPolr2a
Sequences
Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
genomic OTTMUSG00000006003 VEGA Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 24641 C57BL/6J ±  kb
transcript OTTMUST00000013440 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 6740 Not Applicable 
polypeptide OTTMUSP00000006224 VEGA | MGI Sequence Detail 1970 Not Applicable 

For the selected sequences
All sequences(42) RefSeq(4) UniProt(5)
Polymorphisms
RFLP(2) : SNPs within 2kb(122 from dbSNP Build 137)
Protein-related
information
ResourceIDDescription
InterPro IPR000722 RNA polymerase, alpha subunit
InterPro IPR000684 RNA polymerase II, heptapeptide repeat, eukaryotic
InterPro IPR006592 RNA polymerase, N-terminal
InterPro IPR007080 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 1
InterPro IPR007066 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 3
InterPro IPR007083 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 4
InterPro IPR007081 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 5
InterPro IPR007075 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 6
InterPro IPR007073 RNA polymerase Rpb1, domain 7
Protein Ontology PR:000012987 DNA-directed RNA polymerase II subunit RPB1
References
(Earliest) J:8443 Pravtcheva D, et al., Chromosomal assignment of gene encoding the largest subunit of RNA polymerase II in the mouse. Somat Cell Mol Genet. 1986 Sep;12(5):523-8
(Latest) J:212315 Gee JM, et al., Imaging Activity in Neurons and Glia with a Polr2a-Based and Cre-Dependent GCaMP5G-IRES-tdTomato Reporter Mouse. Neuron. 2014 Aug 20;
All references(107)
Other
accession IDs
MGD-MRK-14111

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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
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