Centromere/kinetochore localization of human centromere protein A (CENP-A) exogenously expressed as a fusion to green fluorescent protein.


Three human centromere proteins, CENP-A, CENP-B and CENP-C, are a set of autoantigens specifically recognized by anticentromere antibodies often produced by patients with scleroderma. Microscopic observation has indicated that CENP-A and CENP-C localize to the inner plate of metaphase kinetochore, while CENP-B localizes to the centromere heterochromatin… (More)


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