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Centrosomal protein 152kDa
Symbols CEP152 ; MCPH4; MCPH9; SCKL5
External IDs OMIM613529 MGI2139083 HomoloGene37159 GeneCards: CEP152 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 22995 99100
Ensembl ENSG00000103995 ENSMUSG00000068394
UniProt O94986 A2AUM9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001194998 NM_001081091
RefSeq (protein) NP_001181927 NP_001074560
Location (UCSC) Chr 15:
49.01 – 49.1 Mb
Chr 2:
125.56 – 125.63 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Centrosomal protein of 152 kDa, also known as Cep152, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CEP152 gene.[1] It is the ortholog of the Drosophila melanogaster gene asterless (asl) and both are required for centriole duplication.[2]


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: centrosomal protein 152kDa". 
  2. ^ Blachon S, Gopalakrishnan J, Omori Y, Polyanovsky A, Church A, Nicastro D, Malicki J, Avidor-Reiss T (December 2008). "Drosophila asterless and vertebrate Cep152 Are orthologs essential for centriole duplication". Genetics 180 (4): 2081–94. doi:10.1534/genetics.108.095141. PMC 2600943. PMID 18854586. 

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