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Unique identifier OMICS_20761
Name Pseudofam
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  • person_outline Mark Gerstein

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Evolutionary Dynamics of the Interferon Induced Transmembrane Gene Family in Vertebrates

PLoS One
PMCID: 3499546
PMID: 23166625
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049265

[…] the C-terminal TMD, or its open reading frame (ORF) was disrupted, this sequence was regarded as a pseudogene. To avoid the possible error in pseudogene identification, the PSEDOPIPE approach ( was further used to confirm identified IFITM pseudogenes. On the other hand, because authentic IFITM proteins are in a range of 102 to 157 amino acids , […]

Pseudofam institution(s)
Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA; Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA; Department of Computer Science, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA; Center for Medical Informatics and Department of Genetics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Pseudofam funding source(s)
Supported by the National Institutes of Health Grant number: 5U54HG004555-02; AL Williams Professorship funds.

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