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Título: Piscine (Sparus aurata) transthyretin cDNA cloning and characterization
Autor: Santos, Cecilia R. A.
Power, Deborah
Data: 1997
Editora: Wiley
Citação: Cecília R. A. Santos e Deborah Power, "Piscine (Sparus aurata) Transthyretin cDNA Cloning and Characterization" in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 839, TRENDS IN COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY AND NEUROBIOLOGY: FROM MOLECULAR TO INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY pages 607–609, May 1998.
Resumo: Transthyretin (TTR) is one of the three plasma proteins that participate in the transport of thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3); it is also involved in the carriage of retinol through the mediation of retinol-binding protein.1 The liver and choroid plexus are the major sites of TTR synthesis in mammals, birds, and diprotodont marsupials; in reptiles, TTR is only synthesized in the choroid plexus. 2 cDNA coding for TTR has been cloned from several mammalian, reptilian, and avian species and is highly conserved especially in the domains involved in binding to thyroid hormones.3 TTR expression has never been reported in fish, in which albumin is considered to be the main carrier for T3 and T4.2 We report the cloning of a TTR cDNA from sea bream (Sparus aurata) and demonstrate the presence of TTR mRNA in the liver of this fish.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.1/5492
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1998.tb10892.x
ISSN: 0077-8923
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