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Variable Charge, X-Linked 2 (VCX2) (N-Term) Peptide

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Protein Name
Synonyms VCX-2r, VCX2R, VCXB
Protein Region
N-Term
Application
Blocking Peptide (BP)
Pubmed 4 references available
Catalog no. ABIN690640
Quantity 0.1 mg
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Immunogen Synthetic peptide
Alternative Name VCX2
Background This gene belongs to the VCX/Y gene family, which has multiple members on both X and Y chromosomes, and all are expressed exclusively in male germ cells. The X-linked members are clustered on chromosome Xp22 and Y-linked members are two identical copies of the gene within a palindromic region on Yq11. The family members share a high degree of sequence identity, with the exception that a 30-bp unit is tandemly repeated in X-linked members but occurs only once in Y-linked members. The VCX gene cluster is polymorphic in terms of copy number, different individuals may have a different number of VCX genes. VCX/Y genes encode small and highly charged proteins of unknown function. The presence of a putative bipartite nuclear localization signal suggests that VCX/Y members are nuclear proteins. This gene contains 2 repeats of the 30-bp unit. [provided by RefSeq].
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Background: This gene belongs to the VCX/Y gene family, which has multiple members on both X and Y chromosomes, and all are expressed exclusively in male germ cells. The X-linked members are clustered on chromosome Xp22 and Y-linked members are two identical copies of the gene within a palindromic region on Yq11. The family members share a high degree of sequence identity, with the exception that a 30-bp unit is tandemly repeated in X-linked members but occurs only once in Y-linked members. The VCX gene cluster is polymorphic in terms of copy number, different individuals may have a different number of VCX genes. VCX/Y genes encode small and highly charged proteins of unknown function. The presence of a putative bipartite nuclear localization signal suggests that VCX/Y members are nuclear proteins. This gene contains 2 repeats of the 30-bp unit. [provided by RefSeq].

Restrictions For Research Use only
Storage 4 °C/-20 °C
Storage Comment Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles
Expiry Date 6 months
Background publications Lahn, Page: "A human sex-chromosomal gene family expressed in male germ cells and encoding variably charged proteins." in: Human molecular genetics, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 311-9, 2000 (PubMed).

Fukami, Kirsch, Schiller et al.: "A member of a gene family on Xp22.3, VCX-A, is deleted in patients with X-linked nonspecific mental retardation." in: American journal of human genetics, Vol. 67, Issue 3, pp. 563-73, 2000 (PubMed).

Suzuki, Tsunoda, Sese et al.: "Identification and characterization of the potential promoter regions of 1031 kinds of human genes." in: Genome research, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 677-84, 2001 (PubMed).

Need, Attix, McEvoy et al.: "A genome-wide study of common SNPs and CNVs in cognitive performance in the CANTAB." in: Human molecular genetics, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 4650-61, 2009 (PubMed).

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