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Genome and Its Regulation
Characterization of a novel human gene hUNC93
- Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NAS of Ukraine
150, Akademika Zabolotnoho Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680
- Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics,
SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
- Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology,
Nobels vag 5 171 65 Solna, Sweden
- Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences
32, Vavilova Str., Moscow, Russian Federation, 119991
We have identified a novel human gene hUNC93. The expression of human hUNC93 gene was detected in all tested tissues, but placenta, with the highest level observed in heart and brain and the lowest – in liver and leukocytes. The gene was mapped to chromosomal band llqlS. The predicted amino acid sequence of human hUNC93 is related to the UNC93 protein of Caenorhabditis elegans, which play an important role in the muscle contraction.
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