The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)
 
Gene Review

irs4  -  insulin receptor substrate 4

Xenopus laevis

 
 
 
 
Welcome! If you are familiar with the subject of this article, you can contribute to this open access knowledge base by deleting incorrect information, restructuring or completely rewriting any text. Read more.
 

High impact information on IRS2

  • Microinjection of mRNA encoding a Myc-tagged xIRS-u into Xenopus oocytes resulted in the expression of a 120-kDa protein (including 5 copies of the 13-amino acid Myc tag) [1].
  • The xIRS-u cDNA encodes an open reading frame of 1003 amino acids including a putative amino-terminal pleckstrin homology (PH) domain and phosphotyrosine-binding (PTB) domain [1].
  • Pair-wise amino acid sequence comparisons with the previously identified xIRS-1 and the four members of the mammalian IRS family (1 through 4) indicated that xIRS-u has similar overall sequence homology (33-45% identity) to all mammalian IRS proteins [1].
  • The carboxy terminus of xIRS-u contains several potential Src homology 2 (SH2)-binding sites, five of which are in the context of YM/LXM (presumptive binding sites for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase) [1].
 

Anatomical context of IRS2

  • The injection of xIRS-u mRNA accelerated insulin-induced MAP kinase activation with a concomitant acceleration of insulin-induced oocyte maturation [1].
 

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of IRS2

References

 
WikiGenes - Universities