Gene Symbol: LOC100415909
Description: spiggin
Alias: spiggin
Species: three spined stickleback

Top Publications

  1. Jones I, Lindberg C, Jakobsson S, Hellqvist A, Hellman U, Borg B, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of spiggin. An androgen-regulated extraorganismal adhesive with structural similarities to von Willebrand Factor-related proteins. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:17857-63 pubmed
    ..In the breeding male the kidney hypertrophies and synthesizes an adhesive protein called "spiggin," which is secreted into the urinary bladder from where it is employed as a structural thread for nest ..