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ZNF44  -  zinc finger protein 44

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: GIOT-2, GIOT2, Gonadotropin-inducible ovary transcription repressor 2, KOX7, ZNF, ...
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Biological context of ZNF44

  • Hybridization analysis using the beta-satellite repeat as a probe indicates that beta-satellite interspersion between ZNF gene cassettes is a general property for 1.5 Mb of the ZNF gene cluster in 19p12 [4].


  1. Human heterochromatin proteins form large domains containing KRAB-ZNF genes. Vogel, M.J., Guelen, L., de Wit, E., Hupkes, D.P., Lod??n, M., Talhout, W., Feenstra, M., Abbas, B., Classen, A.K., van Steensel, B. Genome Res. (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Cloning and characterization of gonadotropin-inducible ovarian transcription factors (GIOT1 and -2) that are novel members of the (Cys)(2)-(His)(2)-type zinc finger protein family. Mizutani, T., Yamada, K., Yazawa, T., Okada, T., Minegishi, T., Miyamoto, K. Mol. Endocrinol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  3. Chromosomal localization of four human zinc finger cDNAs. Huebner, K., Druck, T., LaForgia, S., Lasota, J., Croce, C.M., Lanfrancone, L., Donti, E., Pengue, G., La Mantia, G., Pelicci, P.G. Hum. Genet. (1993) [Pubmed]
  4. Complex beta-satellite repeat structures and the expansion of the zinc finger gene cluster in 19p12. Eichler, E.E., Hoffman, S.M., Adamson, A.A., Gordon, L.A., McCready, P., Lamerdin, J.E., Mohrenweiser, H.W. Genome Res. (1998) [Pubmed]
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