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Developmentally regulated GTP binding protein 2
This gene encodes a GTP-binding protein known to function in the regulation of cell growth and differentiation. Read-through transcripts containing this gene and a downstream gene have been identified, but they are not thought to encode a fusion protein. This gene is located within the Smith-Magenis syndrome region on chromosome 17. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2012] (from
Lu et al., Beijing, China. In Mol Med Report, Jan 2016
Developmentally regulated GTP‑binding protein 2 (DRG2) and pre‑B cell leukemia homeobox 2 (PBX2) were identified as downstream targets of miR‑1915‑3p, which was shown to bind directly to the 3'‑untranslated region of DRG2 and PBX2, subsequently lowering their mRNA and protein expression levels.
Tang et al., Shenzhen, China. In Chin J Integr Med, 2013
METHODS: A total of 102 cirrhosis patients with regenerative or dysplastic nodules whose sera were tested positive for at least one of these six proteins (five up-regulated genes URG4, URG7, URG11, URG12 and URG19, and one down-regulated gene DRG2) were assigned randomly to two groups using continual random codes by SPSS software.
Peng et al., Shanghai, China. In Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2012
Developmentally regulated GTP-binding protein 2 (DRG2), an evolutionarily conserved member of the DRG subfamily in the GTP-binding protein, is thought to play an essential role in the control of cell growth and differentiation.
Zhang et al., Guangzhou, China. In Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, 2010
The effect of curcumin on the expression of anti-apoptosis genes (Survivin and BCl-xL) and drug resistance genes (DRG2 and MDR1) was studied by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).
Botella et al., Australia. In Protein Expr Purif, 2009
The atDRG proteins hydrolyze GTP at a relatively slow rate (0.94x10(-3)min(-1) for DRG1 and 1.36x10(-3)min(-1) for DRG2) that is consistent with their nearest characterized relatives, the Obg subfamily.
McInnes et al., New York City, United States. In Am J Med Genet A, 2008
Gene expression analyses revealed increased expression of three candidate genes for the Smith-Magenis neurobehavioral phenotype, RAI1, DRG2, and RASD1, in transformed lymphocytes from Case 81A, suggesting gene dosage effects.
The amino-acid sequence of Cn12 resembles the beta scorpion toxin class, although patch-clamp experiments showed the induction of supplementary slow inactivation of Na(+) channels in F-11 cells (mouse neuroblastoma N18TG-2 x rat DRG2), which means that it behaves more like an alpha scorpion toxin.