Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: Smp_095360.1
Description: fatty acid binding protein
Alias: Smp_095360.2, fatty acid binding protein, putative
Species: Schistosoma mansoni

Top Publications

  1. Moser D, Tendler M, Griffiths G, Klinkert M. A 14-kDa Schistosoma mansoni polypeptide is homologous to a gene family of fatty acid binding proteins. J Biol Chem. 1991;266:8447-54 pubmed
    ..As the schistosome cannot synthesize fatty acids de novo and is dependent on the uptake of lipids from serum, the available data support a role for Sm14 in the transport of fatty acids...
  2. Ramos C, Figueredo R, Pertinhez T, Vilar M, do Nascimento A, Tendler M, et al. Gene structure and M20T polymorphism of the Schistosoma mansoni Sm14 fatty acid-binding protein. Molecular, functioanl, and immunoprotection analysis. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:12745-51 pubmed
    ..mansoni cercariae challenge in immunized mice. The level of protection efficacy correlates with the extent of structure stability of the recombinant Sm14 isoforms and mutant. ..