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Gene October 24, 1997; 200 (1-2): 85-9.
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Identification and characterization of the gene for Drosophila S20 ribosomal protein.

Chan HY , Zhang Y , O'Kane CJ .

A cDNA clone that encodes a Drosophila homologue of ribosomal protein S20 was isolated from a Drosophila ovary cDNA library. The Drosophila S20 gene (RpS20) is highly conserved with S20 genes in other organisms. It is a single copy gene and maps to position 92F-93A on polytene chromosomes. No Minute mutation in this location has been reported; at least five essential genes are possible candidates to encode RpS20. RpS20 message is expressed ubiquitously in embryos, but is expressed at high levels in the midgut.

PubMed ID: 9373141
Article link: Gene

Species referenced: Xenopus
Genes referenced: rps20