SPEF2

Summary

Gene Symbol: SPEF2
Description: sperm flagellar 2
Alias: KPL2, sperm flagellar protein 2
Species: pig

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  1. pmc An intronic insertion in KPL2 results in aberrant splicing and causes the immotile short-tail sperm defect in the pig
    Anu Sironen
    MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Animal Production Research, Animal Breeding, FIN 31600, Jokioinen, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:5006-11. 2006
  2. ncbi Infertile Finnish Yorkshire boars carry a full-length LINE-1 retrotransposon within the KPL2 gene
    Anu Sironen
    Food and Biotechnology, Animal Genomics, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, 31600, Jokioinen, Finland
    Mol Genet Genomics 278:385-91. 2007

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  1. pmc An intronic insertion in KPL2 results in aberrant splicing and causes the immotile short-tail sperm defect in the pig
    Anu Sironen
    MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Animal Production Research, Animal Breeding, FIN 31600, Jokioinen, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:5006-11. 2006
    ..2 containing eight annotated genes. Sequence analysis of a candidate gene KPL2 revealed the presence of an inserted retrotransposon within an intron...
  2. ncbi Infertile Finnish Yorkshire boars carry a full-length LINE-1 retrotransposon within the KPL2 gene
    Anu Sironen
    Food and Biotechnology, Animal Genomics, MTT Agrifood Research Finland, 31600, Jokioinen, Finland
    Mol Genet Genomics 278:385-91. 2007
    The KPL2 gene is expressed predominantly in cells with cilia or flagella. We have previously demonstrated that a large intronic insertion in KPL2 is associated with immotile sperm cells and infertility in the domesticated pig (Sus scrofa)...