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Camk2a Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Camk2a
  • Name
    calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II alpha
  • Synonyms
    alpha-CaMKII, mKIAA0968
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:88256
    NCBI Gene: 12322
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    25 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr18:61058704-61121224 bp, + strand
    From NCBI annotation of GRCm39
  • View this region in JBrowse
  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 18, 34.41 cM
  • Mapping Data
    5 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    420 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • RFLP
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_88256
protein coding gene Chr18:61058690-61121224 (+)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0024471
protein coding gene Chr18:60773163-60843362 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0024438
protein coding gene Chr18:58169121-58233458 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0024408
protein coding gene Chr18:59770918-59839109 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0024437
protein coding gene Chr18:58293837-58358881 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0024205
protein coding gene Chr18:60001492-60065667 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0024884
protein coding gene Chr18:62429931-62495897 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0022315
protein coding gene Chr18:57712772-57776733 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0023678
protein coding gene Chr18:59865852-59934499 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0024175
protein coding gene Chr18:64439349-64501267 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0024305
protein coding gene Chr18:57841389-57904298 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0024271
protein coding gene Chr18:57245290-57311141 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0024388
protein coding gene Chr18:60622500-60691134 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0024300
protein coding gene Chr18:66068325-66132271 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0024931
protein coding gene Chr18:59963881-60031641 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0023421
protein coding gene Chr18:58066388-58130161 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0023227
protein coding gene Chr18:60197976-60260747 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0023742
protein coding gene Chr18:59820424-59887849 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    CAMK2A, calcium/calmodulin dependent protein kinase II alpha
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    3
Vertebrate Orthology Source
Alliance of Genome Resources
  • Human Ortholog
    CAMK2A, calcium/calmodulin dependent protein kinase II alpha
  • Synonyms
    CAMKA, CaMKIIalpha, CaMKIINalpha, MRD53, MRT63
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 815
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q9UQM7
    UniProt: Q9UQM7

  • Chr Location
    5q32; chr5:150219491-150290130 (-)  GRCh38

Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    2 with Camk2a mouse models; 2 with human CAMK2A associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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IDs
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IDs
IDs
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    2 with disease annotations
  • References
    2 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    55 phenotypes from 12 alleles in 16 genetic backgrounds
    14 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    1 images
    102 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
integument
immune system
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
neoplasm
vision/eye

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Homozygous targeted mutants display deficient long-term hippocampal potentiation (LTP) and specific impairment in spatial learning; heterozygotes show decreased fear response and increased defensive aggression, which is more pronounced in homozygotes.
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 differentiation
cell population proliferation
cellular component organization
DNA-templated transcription
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
programmed cell death
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
protein-containing complex
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
  • Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic 12322 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 62521 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NM_001403309 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 4989 ZRU/MplStud  
    polypeptide P11798 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 478 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 20
      Genomic 1
      cDNA 15
      Primer pair 4

      Microarray probesets 7
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-1743, MGI:2147420
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 318
      Developmental Gene Expression 43
      Diseases 2
      Gene Ontology 30
      Phenotypes 102
    • Earliest
      J:9840 Hanley RM, et al., Sequence of the cDNA for the alpha subunit of calmodulin kinase II from mouse brain. Nucleic Acids Res. 1989 May 25;17(10):3992
    • Latest
      J:347984 Naillat F, et al., Calcium signaling induces partial EMT and renal fibrosis in a Wnt4(mCherry) knock-in mouse model. Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2024 Apr 21;1870(5):167180

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    last database update
    07/02/2024
    MGI 6.13
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