Prothymosin α gene in humans: organization of its promoter region and localization to chromosome 2

@article{Szabo2004ProthymosinG,
  title={Prothymosin $\alpha$ gene in humans: organization of its promoter region and localization to chromosome 2},
  author={Paul Szabo and Chinnakkanu Panneerselvam and Michael Clinton and Maria Frangou-Lazaridis and D. Weksler and Emerson Whittington and Michael J. Macera and Karl Heinz Grzeschik and Annamalai Selvakumar and Bernard L. Horecker},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={629-634}
}
A genomic clone encoding prothymosin α (gene symbol: PTMA), a nuclear-targeted protein associated with cell proliferation, was isolated and the 5′-regulatory region subcloned and sequenced. Because of previously reported discrepancies between several cDNA clones and a genomic clone for prothymosin α, we determined the sequence of the first exon and of a 1.7-kb region 5′ to the first exon. The sequence of the genomic clone reported here corresponds to the published cDNA sequences, suggesting… Expand
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