LE

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Synonyms for LE

a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)

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Determination of Lewis FUT3 gene mutations by PCR using sequence-specific primers enables efficient genotyping of clinical samples.
6] Human genes: FUT2, fucosyltransferase 2 (secretor status included) (alias, galactoside 2-[alpha]-L-fucosyltransferase 2); FUT3, fucosyltransferase 3 (galactoside 3(4)-L-fucosyltransferase, Lewis blood group); MGAT5, mannosyl ([alpha]-1,6-)-glycoprotein [beta]-1,6-N-acetyl-glucosaminyltransferase.
The FUT3 gene encodes a galactoside 3(4)-fucosyltransferase (FUT3; EC 2.
y] determinants are expressed in persons with mutated FUT3.
a] structure is complex and involves at least three genes, FUT3, FUT2, and a sialyltransferase gene, that interact and compete with each other to produce the final products (Fig.