TNP2

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TNP2Transition Nuclear Protein 2
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Genes known to be associated with postmeiotic germ cells, including protamine 1 (Prm1) and transition protein 1 and 2 (Tnp1 and Tnp2) were down-regulated with CCK.
During spermatogenesis, somatic cell histones are replaced by sperm protamines in a multi-step process (Oliva and Dixon, 1991), the first step of which involves replacement of the histones with the transition nuclear proteins, transition protein 1 (TNP1) and TNP2, in round spermatids.