Characterization of human FSD1, a novel brain specific gene on chromosome 19 with paralogy to 9q31

Laura Carim Todd, Mònica Escarceller, Xavier Estivill, Lauro Sumoy

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Abstract

We have characterized a novel human gene, FSD1, on chromosome 19. FSD1 has a BBC, FN3 and SPRY domain, it is distantly related to the midline 1 gene and is expressed only in the brain. We have established its exon-intron structure and we have identified the corresponding orthologous genes in other species. In addition, the identification of FSD1 has led us to identify a homologous counterpart sequence on chromosome 9.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-203
Number of pages4
JournalBiochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Structure and Expression
Volume1518
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 19 2001

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Keywords

  • BBC domain
  • cDNA sequencing
  • EUROIMAGE
  • FN3 domain
  • FSD1 domain
  • FSD1L
  • Paralogy
  • SPRY domain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Structural Biology
  • Biophysics

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