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NBPF15  -  neuroblastoma breakpoint family, member 15

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: AB14, AG3, MGC8902, NBPF16, Neuroblastoma breakpoint family member 15
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  • A genome-wide survey of gene copy number variation among human and great ape lineages revealed that the most striking human lineage-specific amplification was due to an unknown gene, MGC8902, which is predicted to encode multiple copies of a protein domain of unknown function (DUF1220) [1].


  1. Human lineage-specific amplification, selection, and neuronal expression of DUF1220 domains. Popesco, M.C., Maclaren, E.J., Hopkins, J., Dumas, L., Cox, M., Meltesen, L., McGavran, L., Wyckoff, G.J., Sikela, J.M. Science (2006) [Pubmed]
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