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Bioorg Khim. 1998 Jan;24(1):72-4.

[New putative gene from human retrovirus-containing locus on chromosome 19].

[Article in Russian]

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Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

Abstract

By means of cDNA selection, a cDNA clone corresponding to a putative gene was isolated. The identified gene was mapped to human chromosome 19 (region 19q12) to the locus containing the human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K LTR. The distance between the LTR and the cDNA fragment is about 20 kb. RT-PCR analysis of the total RNA revealed that the corresponding gene is preferentially expressed in the brain.

PMID:
9551205
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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