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Pigq  -  phosphatidylinositol glycan anchor...

Mus musculus

Synonyms: Gpi1, Gpi1h, Gpi1p, Gpih, MGpi1p, ...
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  • Here we report the cloning of human and mouse cDNAs encoding a fourth participant in the GlcNAc transfer reaction which are homologues of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe Gpi1 proteins [1].


  1. Human and mouse Gpi1p homologues restore glycosylphosphatidylinositol membrane anchor biosynthesis in yeast mutants. Tiede, A., Schubert, J., Nischan, C., Jensen, I., Westfall, B., Taron, C.H., Orlean, P., Schmidt, R.E. Biochem. J. (1998) [Pubmed]
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