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J Biol Chem May 15, 1989; 264 (14): 7784-7.
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The major kidney band 3 gene transcript predicts an amino-terminal truncated band 3 polypeptide.

Brosius FC , Alper SL , Garcia AM , Lodish HF .

We have characterized multiple transcripts from the band 3 gene expressed in rat and mouse kidney. In each species, the major transcript lacks sequence from the first three exons of the band 3 gene. The murine transcript predicts a kidney band 3 polypeptide with a truncated amino terminus, lacking the first 79 amino acids of erythroid band 3. When expressed in Xenopus oocytes this truncated band 3 functions in anion transport.

PubMed ID: 2542243
Article link: J Biol Chem
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Species referenced: Xenopus laevis
Genes referenced: slc4a1