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RpL15  -  Ribosomal protein L15

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: 60S ribosomal protein L15, 80Fi, CG17420, CG40199, DmRpL15, ...
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High impact information on RpL15

  • Dbp80 gene organization differs dramatically among these species, while RpL15 structure is conserved [1].
  • Here we report an evolutionary analysis of two genes, Dbp80 and RpL15, which are adjacent in proximal 3L heterochromatin of D. melanogaster [1].


  1. Heterochromatic genes in Drosophila: a comparative analysis of two genes. Schulze, S.R., McAllister, B.F., Sinclair, D.A., Fitzpatrick, K.A., Marchetti, M., Pimpinelli, S., Honda, B.M. Genetics (2006) [Pubmed]
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