A new face of the Rhesus antigen

Joseph Heitman, Peter Agre

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The Mep ammonium transporters of Saccharomyces cerevisiae share amino acid sequence identity with the Rh blood group antigen proteins. A new study shows that the Rhg glycoproteins transport ammonium when heterologously expressed in mep mutant yeast cells, indicating a role for the Rh antigen complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-259
Number of pages2
JournalNature genetics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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