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Centromere protein O
Symbols CENPO ; CENP-O; ICEN-36; MCM21R
External IDs OMIM611504 MGI1923800 HomoloGene49760 GeneCards: CENPO Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 79172 52504
Ensembl ENSG00000138092 ENSMUSG00000020652
UniProt Q9BU64 Q8K015
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001199803 NM_134046
RefSeq (protein) NP_001186732 NP_598807
Location (UCSC) Chr 2:
24.79 – 24.82 Mb
Chr 12:
4.2 – 4.23 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Centromere protein O is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CENPO gene.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Okada M, Cheeseman IM, Hori T, Okawa K, McLeod IX, Yates JR 3rd, Desai A, Fukagawa T (May 2006). "The CENP-H-I complex is required for the efficient incorporation of newly synthesized CENP-A into centromeres". Nat Cell Biol 8 (5): 446–57. doi:10.1038/ncb1396. PMID 16622420. 
  2. ^ Foltz DR, Jansen LE, Black BE, Bailey AO, Yates JR 3rd, Cleveland DW (May 2006). "The human CENP-A centromeric nucleosome-associated complex". Nat Cell Biol 8 (5): 458–69. doi:10.1038/ncb1397. PMID 16622419. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: CENPO centromere protein O". 

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