DDX4(redirected from DEAD box protein 4)
DDX4A gene on chromosome 5p15.2-p13.1 that encodes a protein which contains a conserved Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp (DEAD) motif; it is expressed only in the ovaries and testes, and in migratory primordial germ cells near the gonadal ridge in both sexes. It may play a role in sperm motility.
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