Gene Symbol: mfap2
Description: microfibril associated protein 2
Alias: fa03c08, magp1, wu:fa03c08, zgc:153818, microfibrillar-associated protein 2, microfibril-associated glycoprotein-1
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Chen E, Larson J, Ekker S. Functional analysis of zebrafish microfibril-associated glycoprotein-1 (Magp1) in vivo reveals roles for microfibrils in vascular development and function. Blood. 2006;107:4364-74 pubmed
    ..Microfibril-associated glycoprotein-1 (MAGP1) is a conserved protein found in mammalian and zebrafish microfibrils...
  2. Alvarez Y, Cederlund M, Cottell D, Bill B, Ekker S, Torres Vazquez J, et al. Genetic determinants of hyaloid and retinal vasculature in zebrafish. BMC Dev Biol. 2007;7:114 pubmed
    ..Abnormalities of these intraocular vessels are easily observed, enabling application of genetic and chemical approaches in zebrafish to identify molecular regulators of hyaloid and retinal vasculature in development and disease. ..
  3. Liu J, Sun Y, Wang Y, Wang N, Pei D, Wang Y, et al. Identification of differential transcript profiles between mutual crossbred embryos of zebrafish (Danio rerio) and Chinese rare minnow (Gobiocypris rarus) by cDNA-AFLP. Theriogenology. 2008;70:1525-35 pubmed publisher
    ..One gene (ZR6), dramatically down-regulated in RZ embryos, was chosen for loss-of-function study; the knockdown of ZR6 gave rise to the phenotype resembling that of RZ embryos. ..