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Somat Cell Mol Genet. 1987 Mar;13(2):179-82.

Localization of UDP glucuronosyltransferase gene(s) on mouse chromosome 5.

Abstract

The drug-metabolizing UDP glucuronosyltransferases are encoded by genes which constitute a multigene family. One rat gene subfamily codes for at least four constitutive enzyme forms, including those which glucuronidate the androgenic steroids testosterone (UDPGTr-3) and androsterone (UDPGTr-4). In the present study, UDPGTr-3 and UDPGTr-4 cDNAs were used to demonstrate that an homologous subfamily is present in the mouse genome. Using mouse X Chinese hamster somatic cell hybrids, we mapped at least one gene of this UDP glucuronosyltransferase subfamily (UDPGTr-3) to mouse chromosome 5 and suggest the name as the Udpgt-3 locus.

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