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XKRX  -  XK, Kell blood group complex subunit...

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: Membrane protein XPLAC, X Kell blood group-related, X-linked, XK-related protein 2, XKR2, XPLAC, ...
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High impact information on XKRX

  • XPLAC has a 2.9 kb cDNA that encodes 462 amino acids and XTES has a 1.6 kb cDNA coding 459 amino acids [1].
  • Unlike XK which is ubiquitously expressed XPLAC is expressed mostly in placenta and adrenal gland while XTES is exclusively expressed in primate testis [1].


  1. Identification of two new members, XPLAC and XTES, of the XK family. Calenda, G., Peng, J., Redman, C.M., Sha, Q., Wu, X., Lee, S. Gene (2006) [Pubmed]
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