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General Information
Name
MALE SPECIFIC LETHAL COMPLEX
Species
D. melanogaster
Symbol
MSL
FlyBase ID
FBgg0000283
Date last reviewed
2015-05-26
Number of members
7
Description
Description
The Male Specific Lethal (MSL) complex is a chromatin modifying complex composed of five protein subunits and two non-coding RNAs. MSL is involved in X chromosome dosage compensation in males. (Adapted from FBrf0228243).
Notes on Group
Source Material
The MALE SPECIFIC LETHAL COMPLEX Gene Group has been compiled by FlyBase curators using the following publication(s): Lucchesi and Kuroda, 2015, Hallacli et al., 2012, and Franke and Baker, 1999 .
Key Gene Ontology (GO) terms
Molecular Function
Biological Process
Cellular Component
Related Gene Groups
Members (7)
For all members:
Gene Symbol
Gene Name
Also Known As
Source Material for Membership
long non-coding RNA on the X 1
roX1, roX, RNA on the X 1, yang, RNA on the X1
long non-coding RNA on the X 2
roX2, roX, RNA on the X 2, RNA on the X2
maleless
nap, napts, no action potential, no-action-potential, male lethal
males absent on the first
max, males absent on first, dMOF, males-absent on the X
male-specific lethal 2
MSL2, MSL, kmA
External Data
Other resource(s)
Synonyms and Secondary IDs
Synonym(s)
MSL
MALE SPECIFIC LETHAL COMPLEX
Compensasome
Dosage compensation complex
MSL complex
Secondary FlyBase ID(s)
References (4)