Taxon:

Mouse

Gene:

Ascl2 (Mash2)

Chromosome:

07

Location:

69.3 cM (1), distal

Description:

Ascl2 (achaete-scute complex homolog-like 2, Mash2, mammalian achaete scute homolog 2, a helix-loop-helix transcription factor) is maternally expressed (Guillemot F et al, 1995; Caspary T et al, 1998; Tanaka M et al, 1999). It is expressed in spongiotrophoblast cells of mouse placenta (Guillemot F et al,1994).
Okae H et al, (2012) confirmed imprinted maternal expression of this gene in placenta and trophoblast stem cells (TS).

Category:

Imprinted genes

Record:

89

Last Modified 1/18/2012

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