Structure of a family of rat amylase genes

Raymond J. MacDonald, Michael M. Crerar, William F. Swain, Raymond L. Pictet, Gilles Thomas, William J. Rutter

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Abstract

The sequences of two cloned rat pancreatic amylase cDNAs comprising 95% of the mRNA sequence are reported. Analysis of cloned rat genomic DNA fragments using cloned cDNA probes indicates that the rat genome contains multiple closely related amylase genes in which the cDNA sequences are distributed within a region 9 kilobases in length and are interrupted by at least seven intervening sequences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-122
Number of pages6
JournalNature
Volume287
Issue number5778
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980

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    MacDonald, R. J., Crerar, M. M., Swain, W. F., Pictet, R. L., Thomas, G., & Rutter, W. J. (1980). Structure of a family of rat amylase genes. Nature, 287(5778), 117-122. https://doi.org/10.1038/287117a0