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kek5  -  kekkon5

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: CG12199, CT10486, Dmel\CG12199, Kek5
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  • Here we report that orthologs of Kek1, Kek2, Kek5, and Kek6 exist in the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and the honeybee, Apis mellifera, indicating that this family has been conserved for ~300 million years of evolutionary time [1].


  1. Comparative analysis of the Kekkon molecules, related members of the LIG superfamily. MacLaren, C.M., Evans, T.A., Alvarado, D., Duffy, J.B. Dev. Genes Evol. (2004) [Pubmed]
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