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Immunoglobulin kappa locus
Symbols IGK@; IGK
External IDs GeneCards: IGK@ Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 50802 n/a
Ensembl n/a n/a
UniProt n/a n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) n/a n/a
RefSeq (protein) n/a n/a
Location (UCSC) n/a n/a
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Immunoglobulin kappa locus, also known as IGK@, is a region on human chromosome 2 that contains genes for the kappa light chains of antibodies (or immunoglobulins).[1]


  1. ^ Criscitiello MF, Flajnik MF (2007). "Four primordial immunoglobulin light chain isotypes, including lambda and kappa, identified in the most primitive living jawed vertebrates". Eur. J. Immunol. 37 (10): 2683–94. doi:10.1002/eji.200737263. PMID 17899545.  

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