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Systematic name YFL037W
Gene name TUB2
Aliases ARM10, SHE8
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr VI:56336..57709
Primary SGDID S000001857

Description of YFL037W: Beta-tubulin; associates with alpha-tubulin (Tub1p and Tub3p) to form tubulin dimer, which polymerizes to form microtubules; mutation in human ortholog is associated with congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles (CFEOM) with polymicrogyria[1][2]


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  1. Cederquist GY, et al. (2012) An inherited TUBB2B mutation alters a kinesin binding site and causes polymicrogyria, CFEOM, and axon dysinnervation. Hum Mol Genet () SGD PMID 23001566
  2. Neff NF, et al. (1983) Isolation of the beta-tubulin gene from yeast and demonstration of its essential function in vivo. Cell 33(1):211-9 SGD PMID 6380751

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