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XKR3  -  XK, Kell blood group complex subunit...

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: MGC57211, X Kell blood group-related 3, XK-related protein 3, XRG3, XTES
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High impact information on XKR3

  • XPLAC has a 2.9 kb cDNA that encodes 462 amino acids and XTES has a 1.6 kb cDNA coding 459 amino acids [1].
  • Identification of two new members, XPLAC and XTES, of the XK family [1].

Biological context of XKR3


Anatomical context of XKR3

  • Unlike XK which is ubiquitously expressed XPLAC is expressed mostly in placenta and adrenal gland while XTES is exclusively expressed in primate testis [1].


  1. Identification of two new members, XPLAC and XTES, of the XK family. Calenda, G., Peng, J., Redman, C.M., Sha, Q., Wu, X., Lee, S. Gene (2006) [Pubmed]
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