Enzyme/crystallins: Gene sharing as an evolutionary strategy

@article{Piatigorsky1989EnzymecrystallinsGS,
  title={Enzyme/crystallins: Gene sharing as an evolutionary strategy},
  author={Joram Piatigorsky and Graeme Wistow},
  journal={Cell},
  year={1989},
  volume={57},
  pages={197-199}
}
Les proteines appelees cristallines, ubiquitaires ou au contraire, specifiques a une espece jouent un role dans la focalisation de la lumiere sur la retine, chez les Vertebres. Elles sont tres conservees au cours de l'evolution. Leur gene, leur expression en fonction des tissus, leur sequence et leur structure sont etudies et montrent pour la plupart une grande analogie avec certaines enzymes 

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