Peptide sequence: LAGHTKAVSS VKFSPNGEWL ASSSADKLIK IWGAYDGKFE KTISGHKLGI
Sequence homology: Cow: 100%; Dog: 100%; Guinea Pig: 100%; Horse: 100%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 100%; Rat: 100%; Yeast: 91%; Zebrafish: 93%
WD repeat domain 5 (WDR5) is a member of the WD repeat protein family, which is involved in a variety of cellular processes, including cell cycle progression, signal transduction, apoptosis, and gene regulation. WDR5, also known as BIG-3, is expressed in the developing growth plate, accelerates chondrocyte and osteoblast differentiation in vitro, and regulates osteoblast differentiation during embryonic bone development. WDR5 interacts with the pluripotency factor Oct4/POU5F1 and is required for the efficient formation of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
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Protein Aliases: BIG-3; BMP2-induced 3-kb gene protein; cilia and flagella associated protein 89; SWD3; SWD3, Set1c WD40 repeat protein, homolog; WD repeat domain 5; WD repeat-containing protein 5; WD repeat-containing protein BIG-3
Gene Aliases: 2410008O07Rik; AA408785; AA960360; Big; BIG-3; BIG3; BOS_12208; CFAP89; SWD3; WDR5; wu:fk47f04; zgc:56591; zgc:76895