Cloning and Sequence Analysis of cDNAs Encoding Mouse C-Reactive Protein

  • Shuji Ohnishi
  • Shuichiro Maeda
  • Tatsuyoshi Arao
  • Kazunori Shimada


The primary structure of mouse C-reactive protein (CRP) has been determined from a complementary DNA (cDNA) clone apparently for the first time. It consists of 225 amino acids, including the entire CRP sequence (205 amino acids) and a putative signal sequence (20 amino acids). When the deduced amino acid sequence of mouse CRP was compared with that of human CRP, a 70% homology was evident.


Deduce Amino Acid Sequence Serum Amyloid cDNA Insert Amino Acid Sequence Homology Primary Amino Acid Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shuji Ohnishi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shuichiro Maeda
    • 1
  • Tatsuyoshi Arao
    • 2
  • Kazunori Shimada
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of BiochemistryKumamoto University Medical SchoolHonjo, KumamotoJapan
  2. 2.Departments of DermatologyKumamoto University Medical SchoolHonjo, KumamotoJapan

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