Gene PMEL : premelanosome protein in Gallus gallus

See the equivalent entry at NCBI

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

Symbol: PMEL

Synonyms: MMP115, SILV

Description: premelanosome protein

Type of gene: protein-coding

NCBI gene id: 396007

Other designations: melanocyte protein PMEL|115 kDa melanosomal matrix protein|PMEL17 protein|melanocyte protein Pmel 17|silver homolog|silver locus protein homolog

Links: Homologene , Ensembl

Genomic location: 34:1343416..1339431 [Chromosome accession NC_052565.1]

Related phenes:

OMIA:000373-9031 : Feather colour, dominant white in Gallus gallus


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
2021 Ballantyne, M., Woodcock, M., Doddamani, D., Hu, T., Taylor, L., Hawken, R.J., McGrew, M.J. :
Direct allele introgression into pure chicken breeds using Sire Dam Surrogate (SDS) mating. Nat Commun 12:659, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33510156. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-20812-x.
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.
2010 Karlsson, A.C., Kerje, S., Andersson, L., Jensen, P. :
Genotype at the PMEL17 locus affects social and explorative behaviour in chickens. Br Poult Sci 51:170-7, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20461577. DOI: 10.1080/00071661003745802.
2009 Kuliawat, R., Santambrogio, L. :
A mutation within the transmembrane domain of melanosomal protein Silver (Pmel17) changes lumenal fragment interactions. Eur J Cell Biol 88:653-67, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19679373. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcb.2009.07.001.

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