Gene Symbol: mkrn2
Description: makorin, ring finger protein, 2
Alias: hspc070, wu:fb99a04, RING-type E3 ubiquitin transferase makorin-2
Species: zebrafish
Products:     mkrn2

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
    ..Here, we describe a novel gene, makorin RING zinc finger-2 (MKRN2), that overlaps and is antisense to the gene RAF1 in mammals...
  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...
  3. Garbarino G, Costa S, Pestarino M, Candiani S. Differential expression of synapsin genes during early zebrafish development. Neuroscience. 2014;280:351-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, new interesting evidence from our temporal gene expression studies suggests that synapsins have also maternal functions. ..