In article <2275db$qak at panix.com>, jfl at panix.com (Jeff Lipton) writes:
>> The question has come up as to whether Transferrin and the Transferrin
> receptor are homologous to other known proteins. Any knowledge about this?
I sent of an arthropod transferrin protein sequence to
blast at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov and found that the second highest
scoring match to transferrin (the first being transferrin
homologs) is the HIV gp120 protein. Try it!