Gene Symbol: mkrn1
Description: makorin, ring finger protein, 1
Alias: fl25h08, wu:fl25h08, zgc:110403, RING-type E3 ubiquitin transferase makorin-1
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Gray T, Azama K, Whitmore K, Min A, Abe S, Nicholls R. Phylogenetic conservation of the makorin-2 gene, encoding a multiple zinc-finger protein, antisense to the RAF1 proto-oncogene. Genomics. 2001;77:119-26 pubmed
    ..This places the gene duplication event that created this locus from an ancestral MKRN1 gene early in vertebrate evolution, over 450 million years ago...
  2. B hne A, Darras A, D Cotta H, Baroiller J, Galiana Arnoux D, Volff J. The vertebrate makorin ubiquitin ligase gene family has been shaped by large-scale duplication and retroposition from an ancestral gonad-specific, maternal-effect gene. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:721 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to the already described mkrn1 and mkrn2, mkrn4 is the third example of a makorin gene present in both tetrapods and ray-finned fish...