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Genomic structure of the human lysosomal alpha-mannosidase gene (MANB).

Riise H.M.F., Berg T., Nilssen O., Romeo G., Tollersrud O.-K., Ceccherini I.

Lysosomal alpha-mannosidase (LAMAN) (EC is an exoglycosidase involved in the ordered degradation of N-linked oligosaccharides. Lack of LAMAN activity leads to the lysosomal storage disorder alpha-mannosidosis (MIM No. 248500). We determined the genomic organization of the human lysosomal alpha-mannosidase gene (laman; HGMW-approved symbol MANB) by using oligonucleotide primers designed from the human laman cDNA sequence as part of a PCR-based strategy. The gene spanned 21.5 kb and contained 24 exons. By primer extension analysis, the major transcription initiation sites were mapped to positions -309, -196, and -191 relative to the first in-frame ATG. No CAAT or TATA sequences could be identified within 134 bp upstream of the transcription initiation sites, but the 5' flanking region contained several GC-rich regions with putative binding sites for the transcription factors SP-1, AP-2, and ETF.

Genomics 42:200-207(1997) [PubMed] [Europe PMC]

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