The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)
 
Gene Review

Rnrb  -  ribosomal RNA, fragment B

Mus musculus

 
 
Welcome! If you are familiar with the subject of this article, you can contribute to this open access knowledge base by deleting incorrect information, restructuring or completely rewriting any text. Read more.
 

High impact information on Rnrb

  • Restriction digest patterns of high renin strains (Rnrs) are characteristically distinct from patterns observed for low renin strains (Rnrb) and are suggestive of a structural gene duplication at the chromosome 1 locus in high renin strains [1].
  • However, gene dosage cannot account for the increased levels in high renin strains, since SMG renin levels in Rnrs and those in Rnrb may differ up to 100-fold [1].
  • Strains carrying the Rnrb allele, such as BALB/c or C57 Bl/6, or CH3 mice, have one renin structural gene per haploid genome, while those having the Rnrs allele, such as AKR or Swiss mice, have two renin genes [2].
  • Mice homozygous for Rnrs or Rnrb alleles have high or low levels of submaxillary gland renin, respectively [3].
  • Female SWR/J mice (Rnrs/Rnrs) have 1000-fold higher submandibular gland renin activity than C57BL/6J mice (Rnrb/Rnrb) [4].

References

 
WikiGenes - Universities