Gene PMEL : premelanosome protein in Equus caballus

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

In other species: taurine cattle , dog , chicken , domestic yak , Japanese quail

Symbol: PMEL

Synonyms: PMEL17, SILV

Description: premelanosome protein

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 100033885

Other designations: melanocyte protein PMEL|melanocyte protein 17|premelanosomal protein

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 6:74578149..74569524 [Chromosome accession NC_009149.3]

Related phenes:

OMIA:000733-9796 : Multiple ocular defects in Equus caballus

OMIA:001438-9796 : Coat colour, silver in Equus caballus


2011 Watt, B., Tenza, D., Lemmon, M.A., Kerje, S., Raposo, G., Andersson, L., Marks, M.S. :
Mutations in or near the transmembrane domain alter PMEL amyloid formation from functional to pathogenic. PLoS Genet 7:e1002286, 2011. Pubmed reference: 21949659. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002286.

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