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vnc  -  variable nurse cells

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: ARD1, Ard1, CG11989, DmAAF50178, Dmel\CG11989, ...
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  • The San protein is itself acetylated, and it associates with the Nat1 and Ard1 subunits of the NatA acetyltransferase.CONCLUSIONS: At least two diverse acetyltransferases play vital roles in regulating sister chromatid cohesion during Drosophila mitosis [1].


  1. Two putative acetyltransferases, san and deco, are required for establishing sister chromatid cohesion in Drosophila. Williams, B.C., Garrett-Engele, C.M., Li, Z., Williams, E.V., Rosenman, E.D., Goldberg, M.L. Curr. Biol. (2003) [Pubmed]
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