LOCUS       SPSPEC12       58 bp    DNA             INV       04-APR-1995
DEFINITION  Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Spec1 gene exon 2 (for major
            calcium-binding protein).
NID         g10316
KEYWORDS    calcium binding protein; spec1 gene.
SOURCE      purple urchin.
  ORGANISM  Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
            Eukaryotae; mitochondrial eukaryotes; Metazoa; Echinodermata;
            Echinozoa; Echinoidea; Euechinoidea; Echinacea; Echinoida;
            Strongylocentrotidae; Strongylocentrotus.
REFERENCE   1  (bases 1 to 58)
  AUTHORS   Hardin,S.H., Carpenter,C.D., Hardin,P.E., Bruskin,A.M. and
  TITLE     Structure of the Spec1 gene encoding a major calcium-binding
            protein in the embryonic ectoderm of the sea urchin,
            Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
  JOURNAL   J. Mol. Biol. 186 (2), 243-255 (1985)
  MEDLINE   86115267
COMMENT     see x03287 - x03292 for spec1 gene.
FEATURES             Location/Qualifiers
     source          1..58
                     /organism="Strongylocentrotus purpuratus"
     intron          <1..15
                     /note="intron I (2.8 kb)"
     exon            16..52
                     /note="calcium-binding protein (exon 2) (aa 2-13) (52 is
                     1st base in codon)"
     intron          53..>58
                     /note="intron II (0.6 kb)"
BASE COUNT       18 a     11 c     11 g     18 t
        1 tctttttcat tacaggcagc ccaattatta tttaccgatg aggaagtaac aggtacga