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Cenpb  -  centromere protein B

Mus musculus

Synonyms: CENP-B, Cenp-b, Centromere protein B, Major centromere autoantigen B
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  1. Centromere protein B null mice are mitotically and meiotically normal but have lower body and testis weights. Hudson, D.F., Fowler, K.J., Earle, E., Saffery, R., Kalitsis, P., Trowell, H., Hill, J., Wreford, N.G., de Kretser, D.M., Cancilla, M.R., Howman, E., Hii, L., Cutts, S.M., Irvine, D.V., Choo, K.H. J. Cell Biol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  2. Centromere protein B of African green monkey cells: gene structure, cellular expression, and centromeric localization. Yoda, K., Nakamura, T., Masumoto, H., Suzuki, N., Kitagawa, K., Nakano, M., Shinjo, A., Okazaki, T. Mol. Cell. Biol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  3. Uterine dysfunction and genetic modifiers in centromere protein B-deficient mice. Fowler, K.J., Hudson, D.F., Salamonsen, L.A., Edmondson, S.R., Earle, E., Sibson, M.C., Choo, K.H. Genome Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
  4. Epigenetic control of mammalian centromere protein binding: does DNA methylation have a role? Mitchell, A.R., Jeppesen, P., Nicol, L., Morrison, H., Kipling, D. J. Cell. Sci. (1996) [Pubmed]
  5. Centromeric protein B null mice are viable with no apparent abnormalities. Perez-Castro, A.V., Shamanski, F.L., Meneses, J.J., Lovato, T.L., Vogel, K.G., Moyzis, R.K., Pedersen, R. Dev. Biol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  6. The cenpB gene is not essential in mice. Kapoor, M., Montes de Oca Luna, R., Liu, G., Lozano, G., Cummings, C., Mancini, M., Ouspenski, I., Brinkley, B.R., May, G.S. Chromosoma (1998) [Pubmed]
  7. CENP-B is not critical for meiotic chromosome segregation in male mice. Tomascik-Cheeseman, L., Marchetti, F., Lowe, X., Shamanski, F.L., Nath, J., Pedersen, R.A., Wyrobek, A.J. Mutat. Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
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