Mammalian Genome

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 154–156

A standardized nomenclature for the mouse and rat prolactin superfamilies

  • Michael J. Soares
  • S. M. Khorshed Alam
  • Mary Lynn Duckworth
  • Nelson D. Horseman
  • Toshihiro Konno
  • Daniel I. H. Linzer
  • Lois J. Maltais
  • Marit Nilsen-Hamilton
  • Kunio Shiota
  • Jennifer R. Smith
  • Michael Wallis
Article

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Soares
    • 1
    • 10
  • S. M. Khorshed Alam
    • 1
  • Mary Lynn Duckworth
    • 2
  • Nelson D. Horseman
    • 3
  • Toshihiro Konno
    • 1
  • Daniel I. H. Linzer
    • 4
  • Lois J. Maltais
    • 5
  • Marit Nilsen-Hamilton
    • 6
  • Kunio Shiota
    • 7
  • Jennifer R. Smith
    • 8
  • Michael Wallis
    • 9
  1. 1.Institute of Maternal-Fetal BiologyUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.Department of Molecular and Cellular PhysiologyUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  4. 4.Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell BiologyNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  5. 5.Mouse Genome Informatics Resource and Mouse Genomic Nomenclature CommitteeThe Jackson LaboratoryBar HarborUSA
  6. 6.Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular BiologyIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  7. 7.Department of Cellular Biochemistry, Veterinary Medical Sciences/Animal Resource SciencesThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  8. 8.Rat Genome DatabaseMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  9. 9.Biochemistry Department, School of Life SciencesUniversity of SussexBrightonUK
  10. 10.Institute of Maternal-Fetal Biology, Division of Cancer and Developmental Biology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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