Taxon:

Marsupial

Gene:

Igf2r

Chromosome:

02

Location:

442 Mb

Description:

Igf2r is maternally expressed in the American opossum (Killian JK et al, 2000). It is not imprinted in platypus and echidna (monotremes).
Wiedman JR et al (Wiedman JR et al, 2006) reported the absence of the intron 2 CpG island (CpG2) and absence of differential methylation of the promoter (CpG1) in Didelphis virginiana (American opossum) and Monodelphis domestica (gray short-tailed opossum). Absence of an antisense Igf2r RNA (Air) was reported for the American oppossum.

Category:

Imprinted genes

Record:

204

Last Modified 4/28/2010

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