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Centrosomal protein 55kDa
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols CEP55 ; C10orf3; CT111; URCC6
External IDs OMIM610000 MGI1921357 HomoloGene10019 GeneCards: CEP55 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 55165 74107
Ensembl ENSG00000138180 ENSMUSG00000024989
UniProt Q53EZ4 Q8BT07
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001127182 NM_001164362
RefSeq (protein) NP_001120654 NP_001157834
Location (UCSC) Chr 10:
95.26 – 95.29 Mb
Chr 19:
38.06 – 38.07 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Centrosomal protein of 55 kDa is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CEP55 gene.[1][2]

CEP55 is a mitotic phosphoprotein that plays a key role in cytokinesis, the final stage of cell division.[3]


  1. ^ Fabbro M, Zhou BB, Takahashi M, Sarcevic B, Lal P, Graham ME, Gabrielli BG, Robinson PJ, Nigg EA, Ono Y, Khanna KK (Oct 2005). "Cdk1/Erk2- and Plk1-dependent phosphorylation of a centrosome protein, Cep55, is required for its recruitment to midbody and cytokinesis". Dev Cell 9 (4): 477–88. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2005.09.003. PMID 16198290. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: CEP55 centrosomal protein 55kDa". 
  3. ^ van der Horst A, Simmons J, Khanna KK (November 2009). "Cep55 stabilization is required for normal execution of cytokinesis". Cell Cycle 8 (22): 3742–9. doi:10.4161/cc.8.22.10047. PMID 19855176. 

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