Table 1.

Sequence similarity comparison between MEP50 and Drosophila WD domain proteins

Percentage identity with the regions of MEP50 indicated
WD domains separately
Gene/synonymPredicted or confirmed functionReferenceWhole alignmentWD domains combined123456
CG6486 Peroxisome organization and biogenesisFlyBase23.226.915.630.32921.931.233.3
CG8440/Lis-1 Dynein-dependent microtubule transportSwan et al., 199920.226.727.338.72512.537.519.2
CG10728/vls Posterior developmentThis paper20.426.122.640.625.832.414.328
CG4236/chromatin assembly factor 1 subunit (caf1) Histone lysine N-methylationMartinez-Balbas et al., 199821.825.718.82529.724.234.422.2
CG3000/retina aberrant in pattern (rap) Cyclin catabolism, proteolysis and peptidolysisKarpilow et al., 198918.324.927.328.134.411.421.226.9
CG3436 Pre-mRNA splicing factor, component of snRNP U5FlyBase20.224.312.540.632.315.222.223.1
Average21.125.819.133.929.018.828.126.0