Genomes and Genes




Gene Symbol: NPC2
Description: NPC intracellular cholesterol transporter 2
Alias: CE1, NPC intracellular cholesterol transporter 2, epididymal secretory protein E1, niemann Pick type C2 protein homolog
Species: dog
Products:     NPC2

Top Publications

  1. Ellerbrock K, Pera I, Hartung S, Ivell R. Gene expression in the dog epididymis: a model for human epididymal function. Int J Androl. 1994;17:314-23 pubmed
    ..cDNA cloning and sequencing confirmed that the canine gene products, CE1, CE4 and CE5 were indeed true structural homologues of their human counterparts...
  2. Pera I, Ivell R, Kirchhoff C. Regional variation of specific gene expression in the dog epididymis as revealed by in-situ transcript hybridization. Int J Androl. 1994;17:324-30 pubmed
    ..The gene products CE1, CE4 and CE5, which are the canine equivalents of the human homologues HE1, HE4 and HE5, are shown to be expressed ..
  3. Khurana T, Newman Lindsay S, Young P, Slater J. The NPC2 protein: A novel dog allergen. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016;116:440-446.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..Can f 1 is reported as a major dog allergen, but other allergens have also been identified. Identification of immunologically important allergens is important for both the diagnosis and treatment of dog allergy...

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