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List of gene families

This is a list of gene families or gene complexes, that is sets of genes which occur across a number of different species which often serve similar biological functions. These gene families typically encode functionally related proteins, and sometimes the term gene families is a shorthand for the sets of proteins that the genes encode. They may or may not be physically adjacent on the same chromosome.


Genes-encoding regulatory proteins

Genes-encoding immune system proteins

Related protein families

Motor proteins

Signal transducing proteins


  • ABC proteins


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