Table 1.

Expression patterns of calpains

Isoform Pattern Highest Lowest References
Capn1 Ubiquitous Ac, Dc, Es, Pl, Th, Tr Te Farkas et al., 2003
Capn2 Ubiquitous Ki, Lu, St, Tc, Tr Bm, Li, Ov Farkas et al., 2003
Capn3 Ubiquitous Sm Ov Farkas et al., 2003
Capn5 Ubiquitous Br, Ki, Li, Lu, Te, Tr He, Sm Dear et al., 1997; Dear and Boehm, 1999
Capn6 Tissue specific Pl, Sm - Dear et al., 1997; Dear and Boehm, 1999
Capn7 Ubiquitous - Fran z et al., 1999
Capn8 Tissue specific Br, Dt, St, Te He, Ki Braun et al., 1999; Sorimachi et al., 1993
Capn9 Tissue specific Dt, He, St - Markmann et al., 2005; Sorimachi et al., 1993
Capn10 Ubiquitous He - Horikawa et al., 2000
Capn11 Tissue specific St, Te He, Ki Dear et al., 1999
Capn12 Tissue specific Hf - Dear et al., 2000
Capn13 Tissue specific Lu, Te - Dear and Boehm, 2001
Capn14 Unknown - - Dear and Boehm, 2001
Capn15 Ubiquitous Br - Kamei et al., 1998
CSS1 Ubiquitous He, Is, Ki, Pa, Pr, Sm, Te - Farkas et al., 2003
CSS2 Tissue specific Bl, Es, Pr, Tr, - Farkas et al., 2003; Ma et al., 2004
Calpastatin Ubiquitous Is Ov Farkas et al., 2003
  • Abbreviations: Ac, ascending colon; Bl, bladder; Bm, bone marrow; Br, brain; Dc, descending colon; Dt, digestive tract; Es, eso phagus; He, heart; Hf, hair follicle; Is, interventricular septum; Ki, kidne y; Li, liver; Lu, lung; Ov, ovary; Pa, pancreas; Pl, placenta; Pr, prostate; Sm, skeletal muscle; St, stomach; Tc, transverse colon; Te, testis; Th, thyroid; Tr, trachea.