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Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: bd5
Description: beta-defensin-like protein 5
Species: green anole

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  1. Dalla Valle L, Benato F, Maistro S, Quinzani S, Alibardi L. Bioinformatic and molecular characterization of beta-defensins-like peptides isolated from the green lizard Anolis carolinensis. Dev Comp Immunol. 2012;36:222-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis indicates that some lizard beta-defensins-like peptides are related to crotamine and crotamin-like peptides of snakes and lizards suggesting that beta-defensins and venomous peptides have a common ancestor gene...

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