Structural Organization of Calmodulin Genes in the Rat Genome

  • Hiroshi Nojima
  • Hirofumi Sokabe
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 255)


Calmodulin plays multifunctional roles in living cells through the regulation of calcium interactions with a variety of fundamental enzymes. In order to know how many genes for calmodulin should exist to realize its mutlifunctional roles, we have investigated the structural organizations of calmodulin genes in the rat genome1–8.


Noncoding Region Intron Position Upstream Regulatory Region Restriction Enzyme Mapping Calmodulin Gene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Nojima
    • 1
  • Hirofumi Sokabe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyJichi Medical SchoolMinamikawachi-machi, Tochigi-kenJapan

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