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Testis-specific beta 2 tubulins are identical in Drosophila melanogaster and D. hydei but differ from the ubiquitous beta 1 tubulin.

@article{Michiels1987TestisspecificB2,
  title={Testis-specific beta 2 tubulins are identical in Drosophila melanogaster and D. hydei but differ from the ubiquitous beta 1 tubulin.},
  author={F. Michiels and D. Falkenburg and A. M{\"u}ller and U. Hinz and U. Otto and R. Bellmann and K. H. Gl{\"a}tzer and R. Brand and S. Bialojan and R. Renkawitz-Pohl},
  journal={Chromosoma},
  year={1987},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={
          387-95
        }
}
  • F. Michiels, D. Falkenburg, +7 authors R. Renkawitz-Pohl
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • Chromosoma
  • In Drosophila as in many organisms beta tubulins are encoded by a gene family. We have determined the complete nucleotide sequences coding for the beta 1 and beta 2 tubulins of Drosophila melanogaster and the beta 2 tubulin of D. hydei, and found these insect beta tubulins to be highly conserved and like beta tubulins of other organisms. This is discussed with reference to the possible functional domains of these proteins. The beta 1 tubulin gene of Drosophila is constitutively expressed… CONTINUE READING
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