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CL46  -  collectin -46

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Biological context of CL-46

  • The genes encoding conglutinin, CL-43 and CL-46 are located on the bovine chromosome 28, and phylogenetic analysis indicates their common origin--from the lung surfactant protein D gene [3].


  1. CL-46, a novel collectin highly expressed in bovine thymus and liver. Hansen, S., Holm, D., Moeller, V., Vitved, L., Bendixen, C., Reid, K.B., Skjoedt, K., Holmskov, U. J. Immunol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. Genomic and molecular characterization of bovine surfactant protein D (SP-D). Gjerstorff, M., Madsen, J., Bendixen, C., Holmskov, U., Hansen, S. Mol. Immunol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  3. Conglutinin, CL-43 and CL-46--three bovine collectins. Dec, M., Wernicki, A. Polish journal of veterinary sciences (2006) [Pubmed]
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