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Gene Info Section

Introduction

The Gene Info section of a Molecule Page lists Entrez Gene and Ensembl gene database records that are related to the current Molecule Page protein. The related Entrez Gene records are found by the same procedure used to find database links. The related Ensembl records are found by comparing every protein database reference and every Entrez Gene reference to the Ensembl database.

Entrez Gene categories

Entrez Gene ID

The Entrez Gene ID is the unique identifier of the NCBI Entrez Gene record. This used to be the LocusLink ID.

Locus Type

The type of Entrez Gene record, as defined by NCBI. This basically describes category that the locus belongs to, for example a gene that encodes a protein product of known function.

Chromosome

The chromosome(s) to which the particular Entrez Gene record has been mapped.

Location

The genetic position of the Entrez Gene mapping.

Primary Name

The primary or official name assigned to the Entrez Gene record, usually assigned by Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI).

Alternate Names

Other names used in literature to describe the gene.

Primary Symbol

The primary or official symbol assigned to the Entrez Gene record, usually assigned by Mouse Genome Informatics (MGI).

Alternate Symbols

Other symbols used in literature to describe the gene.

Related Unigene

The UniGene clusters related to this Entrez Gene record.

Related MGDB

The Mouse Genome Database record associated with this Entrez Gene record. Save for a few exceptions, there is a one to one relation between a MGDB record and a Entrez Gene record.

Related Gene Ontology

Entrez Gene references to GO (Gene Ontology) categories are displayed here.

Referenced by Molecule Page Protein

If the protein sequence database record assigned to this Molecule Page ID is in this Entrez Gene record, the value of this field is yes. If this Entrez Gene record was found by sequence identity only, then the value of this field is no.

Ensembl categories

Chromosome

The chromosome(s) to which the particular Ensembl record has been mapped.

Referenced by Molecule Page Protein

If the protein sequence database record assigned to this Molecule Page ID, or any of its identical sequence records or known variants, are in this Ensembl record, the value of this field is yes. If this Ensembl record was found by sequence identity only, then the value of this field is no.

Gene Report

This is the Ensembl Gene ID, which is hyperlinked to the Gene Report Page at Ensembl.

Gene View

This is the genomic location of the Ensembl gene, which is hyperlinked to the Ensembl Contig Viewer.