Gene Symbol: LOC373432
Description: scavenger receptor cysteine-rich protein type 5
Species: purple sea urchin
- Origins of immunity: transcription factors and homologues of effector genes of the vertebrate immune system expressed in sea urchin coelomocytesZ Pancer
Division of Biology 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Immunogenetics 49:773-86. 1999..We conclude that the vertebrate immune system has evolved by inserting new genes into old gene regulatory networks dedicated to immunity...