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UGID:3073092     UniGene Hs.700484     Homo sapiens (human)   MYH8
Myosin, heavy chain 8, skeletal muscle, perinatal (MYH8)

Human protein-coding gene MYH8. Represented by 22 ESTs from 13 cDNA libraries. EST representation biased toward kidney tumor; fetus. Corresponds to reference sequence NM_002472.2. [UniGene 3073092 - Hs.700484]

Comparison of cluster transcripts with RefSeq proteins. The alignments can suggest function of the cluster.
Best Hits and Hits from model organismsSpeciesId(%)Len(aa)
NP_002463.2 MYH8 gene product H. sapiens 100.0 1936
XP_511839.2 PREDICTED: myosin-8 isoform 2 P. troglodytes 99.7 1936
NP_796343.2 myosin-8 M. musculus 97.6 1936
XP_001339206.4 PREDICTED: myosin heavy chain, fast skeletal muscle D. rerio 83.1 1925
NP_001085070.1 myosin, heavy chain 6, cardiac muscle, alpha X. laevis 79.7 1925
NP_724010.1 myosin heavy chain, isoform M D. melanogaster 57.3 1913
NP_505094.1 Protein MYO-5 C. elegans 51.6 1925
Other hits (2 of 42) [Show all]SpeciesId(%)Len(aa)
XP_003912395.1 PREDICTED: myosin-8 P. anubis 99.0 1936
XP_001113700.1 PREDICTED: myosin-8 M. mulatta 99.0 1936

Tissues and development stages from this gene's sequences survey gene expression. Links to other NCBI expression resources.
Restricted Expression: kidney tumor [show more like this]
fetus [show more like this]
EST Profile: Approximate expression patterns inferred from EST sources.
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GEO Profiles: Experimental gene expression data (Gene Expression Omnibus).
cDNA Sources: embryonic tissue; uncharacterized tissue; muscle; mixed; eye; pancreas; kidney; thymus; prostate; heart
Genomic location specified by transcript mapping, radiation hybrid mapping, genetic mapping or cytogenetic mapping.
Chromosome: 17
Map position: 17p13.1
UniSTS entry: Chr 17 RH74898
UniSTS entry: Chr 17 STS-M36769 [Map Viewer]
Sequences representing this gene; mRNAs, ESTs, and gene predictions supported by transcribed sequences.

mRNA sequences (5)

M36769.1 Homo sapiens perinatal myosin heavy chain mRNA, complete cds P
NM_002472.2 Homo sapiens myosin, heavy chain 8, skeletal muscle, perinatal (MYH8), mRNA P
AK303395.1 Homo sapiens cDNA FLJ61014 complete cds, highly similar to Myosin-8 PA
Z38133.1 H.sapiens mRNA for myosin P
X51592.1 Human MHC mRNA for fetal-myosin heavy chain clone gtMHC-F P

EST sequences (10 of 22) [Show all sequences]

AI378199.1 Clone IMAGE:2068867 mixed 3' read
AI379742.1 Clone IMAGE:2067181 embryonic tissue 3' read PA
AI379743.1 Clone IMAGE:2067183 embryonic tissue 3' read PA
AI379763.1 Clone IMAGE:2067205 embryonic tissue 3' read PA
AI678236.1 Clone IMAGE:2316159 prostate 3' read PA
AW269207.1 Clone IMAGE:2771523 kidney 3' read A
AW950405.1 uncharacterized tissue
BP231741.1 Clone FMR02721 muscle 5' read P
BP232501.1 Clone FMR06092 muscle 5' read P
BP233212.1 Clone FMR09324 muscle 5' read P

Key to Symbols

P Has similarity to known Proteins (after translation)
A Contains a poly-Adenylation signal
S Sequence is a Suboptimal member of this cluster
M Clone is putatively CDS-complete by MGC criteria

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