Taxon:

Sheep

Gene:

GTL2 (MEG3)

Chromosome:

18

Location:

18q (IDVGA30-OY3)

Description:

GTL2 (MEG3) which encodes multiple alternatively spliced nontranslated RNAs is one of 6 imprinted transcripts within a 250 kb region of chromosome 18q. GTL2 is maternally expressed as it is in human and mouse (Charlier C et al 2001). GTL2 and the adjacent gene DLK1 are reciprocally imprinted in human, mouse and sheep and show features similar to IGF2/H19.

Category:

Imprinted genes

Record:

282

Last Modified 23/07/2003

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