Table 1

Genes analyzed for imprint status in M. domestica
Gene Function Imprint status
Human Mouse Opossum
COPG2 Binds to CDC42 Paternal Maternal Biallelic
L3MBTL Polycomb protein Paternal Unknown Paternal
IMPACT Needed for cell growth Biallelic Paternal Biallelic
HTR2A Serotonin receptor Maternal Maternal Maternal
PLAGL1 Transcription factor Paternal Paternal Biallelic
MEST Member of the alpha/beta hydrolase fold family Transcript specific paternal expression Transcript specific paternal expression Transcript specific monoallelic expression*

*Unable to determine the parental origin of the expressed allele.

Das et al.

Das et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:394   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-394

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