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Delta-like 4 (Drosophila)
Symbols DLL4 ; hdelta2
External IDs OMIM605185 MGI1859388 HomoloGene10411 GeneCards: DLL4 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE DLL4 gnf1h00322 at tn.png
More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 54567 54485
Ensembl ENSG00000128917 ENSMUSG00000027314
UniProt Q9NR61 Q9JI71
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_019074 NM_019454
RefSeq (protein) NP_061947 NP_062327
Location (UCSC) Chr 15:
41.22 – 41.23 Mb
Chr 2:
119.33 – 119.34 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Delta like ligand 4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the DLL4 gene.[1][2]

This gene is a homolog of the Drosophila delta gene. The delta gene family encodes Notch ligands that are characterized by a DSL domain, EGF repeats, and a transmembrane domain.[2]


  1. ^ Shutter JR, Scully S, Fan W, Richards WG, Kitajewski J, Deblandre GA, Kintner CR, Stark KL (Jul 2000). "Dll4, a novel Notch ligand expressed in arterial endothelium". Genes Dev 14 (11): 1313–8. PMC 316657. PMID 10837024. 
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: DLL4 delta-like 4 (Drosophila)". 

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