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Muskelin 1, intracellular mediator containing kelch motifs
Symbols MKLN1 ; TWA2
External IDs OMIM605623 MGI1351638 HomoloGene8305 GeneCards: MKLN1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 4289 27418
Ensembl ENSG00000128585 ENSMUSG00000025609
UniProt Q9UL63 O89050
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001145354 NM_013791
RefSeq (protein) NP_001138826 NP_038819
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
130.79 – 131.18 Mb
Chr 6:
31.4 – 31.52 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Muskelin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MKLN1 gene.[1][2]


MKLN1 has been shown to interact with RANBP9.[3]


  1. ^ Adams JC, Zhang L (May 2000). "cDNA cloning of human muskelin and localisation of the muskelin (MKLN1) gene to human chromosome 7q32 and mouse chromosome 6 B1/B2 by physical mapping and FISH". Cytogenet Cell Genet 87 (1–2): 19–21. doi:10.1159/000015385. PMID 10640805. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: MKLN1 muskelin 1, intracellular mediator containing kelch motifs". 
  3. ^ Umeda, M; Nishitani H; Nishimoto T (Jan 2003). "A novel nuclear protein, Twa1, and Muskelin comprise a complex with RanBPM". Gene (Netherlands) 303: 47–54. doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(02)01153-8. ISSN 0378-1119. PMID 12559565. 

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