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General Information
Name
PROTAMINES
Species
D. melanogaster
Symbol
PROT
FlyBase ID
FBgg0000626
Date last reviewed
2017-02-01
Number of members
2
Description
Description

The protamines are small arginine-rich proteins that increase the ability of DNA to be packed more tightly by organizing the DNA in linear, side-by-side arrays, rather than by induced supercoiling. (Adapted from PMID:22567534).

Notes on Group
Source Material
The PROTAMINES Gene Group has been compiled by FlyBase curators using the following publication(s): Alvi et al., 2013 and Raja and Renkawitz-Pohl, 2005 .
Key Gene Ontology (GO) terms
Molecular Function
Biological Process
Cellular Component
Related Gene Groups
Members (2)
For all members:
Gene Symbol
Gene Name
Also Known As
Source Material for Membership
Protamine A
Mst35Ba, protamine, BG:DS03431.2, protamine (mst35Ba), mst35b
Protamine B
Mst35Bb, protamine, mst35b, dProtB, BG:DS03431.3
External Data
Equivalent Group(s)
Other resource(s)
Synonyms and Secondary IDs
Synonym(s)
PROT
PROTAMINES
Secondary FlyBase ID(s)
References (3)