Cloning and characterization of mouse Lmp3 cDNA, encoding a proteasome beta subunit.


We isolated and sequenced a cDNA encoding mouse proteasome subunit LMP3 from a macrophage cDNA library. The gene encodes a 264-amino-acid protein with a calculated molecular mass of 29.11 kDa and an isoelectric point (pI) of 5.44. Comparison of the predicted protein sequence with that of the human and rat homologues, N3, revealed 11 and eight changes… (More)