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Sarcoglycan, epsilon
Symbols SGCE ; DYT11; ESG
External IDs OMIM604149 MGI1329042 HomoloGene31205 GeneCards: SGCE Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 8910 20392
Ensembl ENSG00000127990 ENSMUSG00000004631
UniProt O43556 O70258
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001099400 NM_001130188
RefSeq (protein) NP_001092870 NP_001123660
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
94.59 – 94.66 Mb
Chr 6:
4.67 – 4.75 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Epsilon-sarcoglycan is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SGCE gene.[1][2][3]

The SGCE gene encodes the epsilon member of the sarcoglycan family, transmembrane components of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex, which links the cytoskeleton to the extracellular matrix.[supplied by OMIM][3]

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  1. ^ McNally EM, Ly CT, Kunkel LM (Mar 1998). "Human epsilon-sarcoglycan is highly related to alpha-sarcoglycan (adhalin), the limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2D gene". FEBS Lett 422 (1): 27–32. doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(97)01593-7. PMID 9475163. 
  2. ^ Ettinger AJ, Feng G, Sanes JR (Jan 1998). "epsilon-Sarcoglycan, a broadly expressed homologue of the gene mutated in limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2D". J Biol Chem 272 (51): 32534–8. doi:10.1074/jbc.272.51.32534. PMID 9405466. 
  3. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: SGCE sarcoglycan, epsilon". 

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