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Summary Expression Gene Literature (29) GO Terms (20) Nucleotides (148) Proteins (45) Interactants (596) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
kinesin family member 15

klp2 , XKlp2 , kif15-a , kif15-b ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
Kinesin-like protein

Protein Function :
Plus-end directed kinesin-like motor enzyme involved in mitotic spindle assembly. Required for centrosome separation and maintenance of spindle bipolarity during mitosis.

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Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-1005654 XB-GENE-1005657 XB-GENE-6252112
Gene Symbol kif15 kif15.L kif15.S
Chromosome Chr06 chr6L chr6S
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 9.1 Version 9.2 Version 9.2
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 100487512
mRNA NCBI Nucleotide RefSeq RefSeq
Protein NCBI Protein NCBI Protein RefSeq RefSeq Swiss-Prot  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:
Proteomics X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Embryonic Protein Expression Stage profile: Stage profile:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine kif15 kif15.L kif15.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC AGR, OMIM:Gene, GeneCards KIF15 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Kif15 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Kif15 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR kif15 ZFIN Ensembl
GEISHA KIF15 Ensembl
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First Multiple kinesin-like transcripts in Xenopus oocytes., Dev Biol 1993          
Most Recent Transcriptomic analysis identifies early cellular and molecular events by which estrogen disrupts testis differentiation and causes feminization in Xenopus laevis., Aquat Toxicol 2020  
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Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 12 terms 8 terms 10 terms
KEGG Pathways K10400 K10400 K10400
KOG [Z] Kinesin-like protein (alt_id KOG:4280)
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks kif15
ORFs kif15.S ORF1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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