embryonic lethal abnormal visual proteins

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A family of RNA-binding proteins (ELAV proteins) that regulate mRNA stability, highly conserved in vertebrates. There are four human members: HuR (326 aa) is expressed in all proliferating cells, Hel-N1 (359 aa), HuC (367 aa), and HuD (380 aa) are expressed in terminally differentiated neurons. See AREs.

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