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The human RPS4 paralogue on Yq11.223 encodes a structurally conserved ribosomal protein and is preferentially expressed during spermatogenesis

Alexandra M Lopes12*, Ricardo N Miguel3*, Carole A Sargent2, Peter J Ellis2, António Amorim14 and Nabeel A Affara2

Author Affiliations

1 IPATIMUP, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, R. Dr. Roberto Frias S/N, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

2 Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK

3 Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK

4 Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal

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BMC Molecular Biology 2010, 11:33  doi:10.1186/1471-2199-11-33

Published: 7 May 2010

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Primers used in the expression studies.

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Expression patterns of the 20 transcripts in a panel of 17 human tissues.

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Alignment of the amino acid sequence of the three human RPS4 proteins.

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BLAST alignment of the RPS4 protein family.

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