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IL9 maps to mouse chromosome 13 and human chromosome 5

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Mouse and human cDNA clones encoding the T-cell and mast cell growth factor P40, now designated IL-9, were used to identify DNA restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs) in sets of somatic cell hybrids and between inbred strains of mice and interspecific backcross progeny. Segregation of mouse and human chromosomes among somatic cell hybrids indicated a location on mouse chromosome 13 and human chromosome 5. RFLPs were identified among inbred strains of mice. Analysis of chromosome 13 alleles for Tcrg, Dhfr, and Il-9 in an interspecific cross between Mus musculus and NFS/N or C58/J mice indicates that IL-9 is distal to Tcrg and Proximal to Dhfr.

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Mock, B.A., Krall, M., Kozak, C.A. et al. IL9 maps to mouse chromosome 13 and human chromosome 5. Immunogenetics 31, 265–270 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00204898

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  • Cell Growth
  • Mast Cell
  • Fragment Length
  • Length Polymorphism
  • Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism