Table 2

Similarities between selected human and Drosophila gene products

Size (amino acids)


Length of similarity

Gene

Human

Drosophila

% ID*

%Sim*

E value

(amino acids)


SOD1

154

153

61

73

10-47

152

GART

1,010

(1,747)

46

63

10-180

995

CRYAA

173

187

38

56

10-25

154

UBE2G2

165

167

78

88

10-70

165

DSCR3

297

295

49

69

10-72

281

KIAA0958

428

490

33

49

10-50

375

c21orf4

158

113

37

62

10-15

94

c21orf19

439

295

64

77

10-94

291

SIM2

667

634

70

79

10-125

353

MNB

763

722

44

61

10-69

314

APP

770

816

24

37

10-38

497

CHAF1B

559

747

47

64

10-98

381

KIAA0179

740

687

26

42

10-17

272

KIAA0539

2,300

2,029

26

42

10-28

409

DSCR1

197

292

43

67

10-33

153

c21orf2

256

454

53

67

10-33

146

c21orf5

2,298

2,599

29

47

10-115

1,082

+ 40

58

10-96

533


* The number of amino acids over which the % identity (%ID) and the % similarity (%Sim) was calculated. The E value is the expectation value, an indication of the probability of finding this level of similarity by chance.

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