Cloning, Characterization, and Promoter Analysis of Mouse Myo10 Gene

@article{Lai2013CloningCA,
  title={Cloning, Characterization, and Promoter Analysis of Mouse Myo10 Gene},
  author={Mingming Lai and Lin Li and Xingda Ju and Hua-Li Yu and Xiaojuan Zhu},
  journal={Nucleosides, Nucleotides \& Nucleic Acids},
  year={2013},
  volume={32},
  pages={354 - 365}
}
Myosin X (Myo10) is an unconventional myosin associated with filopodia motility. Recent studies show that in addition to full-length Myo10, brain expresses a shorter form of Myo10 that lacks a myosin motor domain named headless Myo10. Herein, we analyzed and cloned 2-kb of the 5′-upstream sequences of mouse full-length Myo10 (fMyo10) and headless Myo10 (hMyo10) to understand the transcriptional regulation of the Myo10 gene. The putative transcription factor binding sites and CpG island were… 
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