Gene Symbol: Chpf
Description: chondroitin polymerizing factor
Alias: D1bwg1363e, chondroitin sulfate synthase 2
Species: rat
Products:     Chpf

Top Publications

  1. Kitagawa H, Izumikawa T, Uyama T, Sugahara K. Molecular cloning of a chondroitin polymerizing factor that cooperates with chondroitin synthase for chondroitin polymerization. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:23666-71 pubmed
    ..activity requires concomitant expression of a novel protein designated chondroitin polymerizing factor (ChPF) with ChSy. The human ChPF consists of 775 amino acids with a type II transmembrane protein topology...
  2. Ogawa H, Hatano S, Sugiura N, Nagai N, Sato T, Shimizu K, et al. Chondroitin sulfate synthase-2 is necessary for chain extension of chondroitin sulfate but not critical for skeletal development. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e43806 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study demonstrates the distinct function of CSS1 and CSS2, providing a clue in the elucidation of the mechanism of CS biosynthesis. ..
  3. Dorval V, Smith P, Delay C, Calvo E, Planel E, Zommer N, et al. Gene network and pathway analysis of mice with conditional ablation of Dicer in post-mitotic neurons. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e44060 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results provide new clues into the role of specific miRNA pathways in the regulation of brain identity and maintenance in adult mice. ..