Peter Gallant

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Control of growth and organ size in Drosophila
    Laura A Johnston
    Columbia University, Department of Genetics and Development, 701 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Bioessays 24:54-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Control of transcription by Pontin and Reptin
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Trends Cell Biol 17:187-92. 2007
  3. pmc Protein degradation, signaling, microRNAs and cancer
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 6:316. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Myc, cell competition, and compensatory proliferation
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitaet Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Res 65:6485-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Myc/Max/Mad in invertebrates: the evolution of the Max network
    P Gallant
    Universitat Zurich, Zoologisches Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 302:235-53. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Max-independent functions of Myc in Drosophila melanogaster
    Dominik Steiger
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Genet 40:1084-91. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Drosophila Myc
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Adv Cancer Res 103:111-44. 2009
  8. pmc Myc interacts genetically with Tip48/Reptin and Tip49/Pontin to control growth and proliferation during Drosophila development
    Paola Bellosta
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11799-804. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Induction of apoptosis by Drosophila Myc
    Lilian Montero
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Genesis 46:104-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Myc's secret life without Max
    Peter Gallant
    Universitat Zurich, Zoologisches Institut, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cell Cycle 8:3848-53. 2009

Collaborators

  • Paola Bellosta
  • Hugo Stocker
  • Joseph Parker
  • Michael Furrer
  • Dominik Steiger
  • Laura A Johnston
  • Lilian Montero
  • Toby Hulf
  • Claire de la Cova
  • Maria Gallant
  • Winship Herr
  • Monica Albarca-Aguilera
  • Mirjam Balbi
  • Nadine Müller
  • Daniela Schwinkendorf
  • David Svensson
  • Andrew Barbour
  • Mauricio Abril

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Control of growth and organ size in Drosophila
    Laura A Johnston
    Columbia University, Department of Genetics and Development, 701 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Bioessays 24:54-64. 2002
    ..In addition, we speculate about possible connections between the extrinsic and intrinsic pathways controlling growth and pattern...
  2. ncbi request reprint Control of transcription by Pontin and Reptin
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Trends Cell Biol 17:187-92. 2007
    ..Here, I review recent studies that have addressed the mechanisms of transcriptional control by Pontin and Reptin...
  3. pmc Protein degradation, signaling, microRNAs and cancer
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 6:316. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Myc, cell competition, and compensatory proliferation
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitaet Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cancer Res 65:6485-7. 2005
    ..Subversion of this mechanism may contribute to the transforming powers of Myc and possibly other oncogenes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Myc/Max/Mad in invertebrates: the evolution of the Max network
    P Gallant
    Universitat Zurich, Zoologisches Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 302:235-53. 2006
    ..This review describes the structure of invertebrate Myc/Max/Mad genes and it discusses their regulation and physiological functions, with special emphasis on their essential role in the control of cellular growth and proliferation...
  6. doi request reprint Max-independent functions of Myc in Drosophila melanogaster
    Dominik Steiger
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nat Genet 40:1084-91. 2008
    ..These studies show the ability of Myc to function independently of Max in vivo and thus change the current model of Max network function...
  7. doi request reprint Drosophila Myc
    Peter Gallant
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Adv Cancer Res 103:111-44. 2009
    ..This review summarizes what the last decade has taught us about Myc biology in the fruit fly...
  8. pmc Myc interacts genetically with Tip48/Reptin and Tip49/Pontin to control growth and proliferation during Drosophila development
    Paola Bellosta
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11799-804. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that dMyc:Pont complexes play an essential role in the control of cellular growth and proliferation during normal development...
  9. doi request reprint Induction of apoptosis by Drosophila Myc
    Lilian Montero
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Genesis 46:104-11. 2008
    ..These data suggest that the control of apoptosis is a physiological function of Myc and that dMyc might play a role in the response to DNA damage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Myc's secret life without Max
    Peter Gallant
    Universitat Zurich, Zoologisches Institut, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cell Cycle 8:3848-53. 2009
    ..The discovery of these Max-independent functions changes our understanding of basic Myc biology and it may affect pharmaceutical approaches to inhibiting Myc activity...
  11. pmc Drosophila Myc interacts with host cell factor (dHCF) to activate transcription and control growth
    Michael Furrer
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biol Chem 285:39623-36. 2010
    ..We therefore propose that dHCF recruits such chromatin-modifying complexes and thereby contributes to the expression of Myc targets and hence to the execution of Myc biological activities...
  12. doi request reprint Getting started : an overview on raising and handling Drosophila
    Hugo Stocker
    Institute for Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Methods Mol Biol 420:27-44. 2008
    ..It briefly introduces the biological properties of fruit flies, describes the minimal equipment required for working with flies, and offers some basic advice for maintaining fly lines and setting up and analyzing experiments...
  13. pmc Whole-genome analysis reveals a strong positional bias of conserved dMyc-dependent E-boxes
    Toby Hulf
    Universitat Zurich, Zoologisches Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Mol Cell Biol 25:3401-10. 2005
    ..These observations raise the possibility that a subset of Myc targets share a distinct regulatory mechanism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Drosophila myc regulates organ size by inducing cell competition
    Claire de la Cova
    Department of Genetics and Development, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 701 West 168th Street, Room 704, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cell 117:107-16. 2004
    ..Modulating dmyc levels to create cell competition and hid-dependent cell death may be a mechanism used during normal development to control organ size...