Eukaryotic GUG as translation start site?

Werner E.G Muller wmueller at
Thu Mar 21 14:14:09 EST 1996

We have cloned a sponge (porifera) Tyrosine Kinase, and the ORF appears 
to begin with GTG instead of the common eukaryotic start site ATG. Can 
anyone refer me to literature or a databank entery of a protein with 
such a start site?
Thanks in advance,
Zeev Pancer, Ph.D.
Dept. of Applied Molecular Biology
Inst. fur Physiologische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
E-mail: pancer at

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