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Summary Expression Gene Literature (27) GO Terms (24) Nucleotides (153) Proteins (51) Interactants (427) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
cathepsin L

mep , catl , cpl-1 , cathepsin L ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
Cysteine proteinase Cathepsin L

Protein Function :

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-5907229 XB-GENE-6255957 XB-GENE-17330559
Gene Symbol ctsl ctsl.L ctsl.S
Chromosome Chr3 chr3L
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 10.0 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 548464
mRNA RefSeq NCBI Nucleotide
Protein NCBI Protein RefSeq  More.. NCBI Protein RefSeq  More..
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine ctsl ctsl.L ctsl.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC AGR, OMIM:Gene, GeneCards CTSL OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Ctsl MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Ctsl Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR ZFIN, AGR ctslb ctsla ZFIN Ensembl
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First Identification and developmental expression of a novel low molecular weight neuronal intermediate filament protein expressed in Xenopus laevis., J Neurosci 1992                        
Most Recent Yeast filamentation signaling is connected to a specific substrate translocation mechanism of the Mep2 transceptor., PLoS Genet 2020                    
All View All Papers 2 paper(s) referencing morpholinos
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 24 terms 1 terms 0 term
KEGG Pathways K01365
KOG [O] Cysteine proteinase Cathepsin L
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks ctsl
ORFs ctsl ORF1 ctsl.L ORF1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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