Analysis of the genomic organization of the human cationic amino acid transporters CAT-1, CAT-2 and CAT-4

@article{Hammermann2001AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the genomic organization of the human cationic amino acid transporters CAT-1, CAT-2 and CAT-4},
  author={Rainer Hammermann and Gernot Brunn and Kurt Rack{\'e}},
  journal={Amino Acids},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={211-219}
}
Summary. By screening nucleotide databases, sequences containing the complete genes of the human cationic amino acid transporters (hCATs) 1, 2 and 4 were identified. Analysis of the genomic organization revealed that hCAT-2 consists of 12 translated exons and most likely of 2 untranslated exons. The splice variants hCAT-2A and hCAT-2B use exon 7 and 6, respectively. The hCAT-2 gene structure is closely related to the structure of hCAT-1, suggesting that they belong to a common gene family. hCAT… Expand
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