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WRAP73  -  WD repeat containing, antisense to TP73

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: WD repeat-containing protein 8, WD repeat-containing protein WRAP73, WD repeat-containing protein antisense to TP73 gene, WDR8
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High impact information on WDR8

  • The human and mouse WDR8 genes encode 460 and 462 amino acids, respectively, with 89% identity, and are expressed in almost all tissues, including bone and cartilage, and in bone-forming cells, including osteoblasts and chondrocytes [1].


  1. Isolation, characterization, and mapping of the mouse and human WDR8 genes, members of a novel WD-repeat gene family. Koshizuka, Y., Ikegawa, S., Sano, M., Nakamura, K., Nakamura, Y. Genomics (2001) [Pubmed]
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