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Enzyme APOBEC-4

The APOBEC4 gene encodes a protein of the APOBEC family. Enzymes of this family are responsible for mRNA editing. They introduce base exchanges before the protein is translated, which plays an important role in defense of viral infections and lipid metabolism.

Genetests:

Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5 days
Specimen type genomic DNA
Research Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 25 days
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Disorders of mRNA editing
APOBEC1
APOBEC2
APOBEC3A
APOBEC3B
APOBEC3C
APOBEC3D
APOBEC3F
APOBEC3G
APOBEC3H
APOBEC4

References:

1.

Rogozin IB et al. (2005) APOBEC4, a new member of the AID/APOBEC family of polynucleotide (deoxy)cytidine deaminases predicted by computational analysis.

external link
2.

NCBI article

NCBI 403314 external link
3.

OMIM.ORG article

Omim 609908 external link
4.

Wikipedia article

Wikipedia EN (APOBEC4) external link
Update: Aug. 14, 2020
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