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sst1.1  -  somatostatin 1, tandem duplicate 1

Danio rerio

Synonyms: PPSS1, SO:0000704, SS1, fd57e04, sst1, ...
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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of sst1

  • In the present study, by radiation hybrid mapping and in silico sequence analysis, we have determined the chromosomal localization of the genes encoding UII- and somatostatin-related peptides in several vertebrate species, including human, chicken, and zebrafish [4].


  1. Chromosomal localization of three somatostatin genes in zebrafish. Evidence that the [Pro2]-somatostatin-14 isoform and cortistatin are encoded by orthologous genes. Tostivint, H., Joly, L., Lihrmann, I., Ekker, M., Vaudry, H. J. Mol. Endocrinol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  2. Differential expression of two somatostatin genes during zebrafish embryonic development. Devos, N., Deflorian, G., Biemar, F., Bortolussi, M., Martial, J.A., Peers, B., Argenton, F. Mech. Dev. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Early appearance of pancreatic hormone-expressing cells in the zebrafish embryo. Argenton, F., Zecchin, E., Bortolussi, M. Mech. Dev. (1999) [Pubmed]
  4. Comparative genomics provides evidence for close evolutionary relationships between the urotensin II and somatostatin gene families. Tostivint, H., Joly, L., Lihrmann, I., Parmentier, C., Lebon, A., Morisson, M., Calas, A., Ekker, M., Vaudry, H. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2006) [Pubmed]
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