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Alternatively spliced isoforms differing by one amino acid

Rich Dudley rdudley+ at pitt.edu
Mon Mar 1 09:24:01 EST 1999


alex dobrovic wrote:

> Crosier et al report two  isoforms of c-kit differing in the inclusion or
> exclusion of a single serine residue.
>
> Does any one know of any other examples of alternatively spliced isoforms
> differing by one amino acid?
>
> Crosier PS, Ricciardi ST, Hall LR, Vitas MR, Clark SC, Crosier KE
> Expression of isoforms of the human receptor tyrosine kinase c-kit in
> leukemic cell lines and acute myeloid leukemia. Blood 1993 82(4):1151-8
>
> Alexander Dobrovic, Ph.D.
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There is a neurotransmitter receptor where variants differ by one AA,
although it's not a splice variant, it's a downstream processing of the
mRNA.  I can't remember, but I think it's called the Q/R site, and it might
be an NMDA receptor.

Good luck!

rich


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