Gene Symbol: vtga2.L
Description: vitellogenin A2 L homeolog
Alias: Phosvitin, vtg2, vtga2, vitellogenin-A2, Lipovitellin 2, Lipovitellin I, Lipovitellin II, VTG A2, vitellogenin II
Species: common platanna

Top Publications

  1. Wallace R, Hoch K, Carnevali O. Placement of small lipovitellin subunits within the vitellogenin precursor in Xenopus laevis. J Mol Biol. 1990;213:407-9 pubmed
    ..lipovitellin subunits in Xenopus laevis crystalline yolk platelets indicate that LV2 beta is derived from vitellogenin A2 and that LV2 tau is most likely derived from vitellogenin A1...
  2. Gerber Huber S, Nardelli D, Haefliger J, Cooper D, Givel F, Germond J, et al. Precursor-product relationship between vitellogenin and the yolk proteins as derived from the complete sequence of a Xenopus vitellogenin gene. Nucleic Acids Res. 1987;15:4737-60 pubmed
    ..Comparison of the amino acid sequence of the vitellogenin A2 molecule with biochemical data obtained from the different yolk proteins allowed us to localize the cleavage ..
  3. Nardelli D, van het Schip F, Gerber Huber S, Haefliger J, Gruber M, Ab G, et al. Comparison of the organization and fine structure of a chicken and a Xenopus laevis vitellogenin gene. J Biol Chem. 1987;262:15377-85 pubmed
    ..Several of the 35 exons are quite similar, and a unique cysteine motif in the lipovitellin II domain is conserved between the two genes. In contrast, one internal region is quite divergent...
  4. Montorzi M, Falchuk K, Vallee B. Xenopus laevis vitellogenin is a zinc protein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1994;200:1407-13 pubmed
  5. Walker P, Germond J, Brown Luedi M, Givel F, Wahli W. Sequence homologies in the region preceding the transcription initiation site of the liver estrogen-responsive vitellogenin and apo-VLDLII genes. Nucleic Acids Res. 1984;12:8611-26 pubmed
    ..These sequences have been compared to each other and to the equivalent region of the chicken vitellogenin II and apo-VLDLII genes which are also expressed in the liver in response to estrogen...
  6. Kushima S, Mammadova G, Mahbub Hasan A, Fukami Y, Sato K. Characterization of lipovitellin 2 as a tyrosine-phosphorylated protein in oocytes, eggs and early embryos of Xenopus laevis. Zoolog Sci. 2011;28:550-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The phosphoprotein is lipovitellin 2 as demonstrated by immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry studies, and is termed pp33/LV2...