Brian Oliver


Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA


  1. Oliver B. Sex, dose, and equality. PLoS Biol. 2007;5:e340 pubmed
  2. Parisi M, Gupta V, Sturgill D, Warren J, Jallon J, Malone J, et al. Germline-dependent gene expression in distant non-gonadal somatic tissues of Drosophila. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:346 pubmed publisher
    ..The germline has a long-range influence on gene expression in the Drosophila sexes. We suggest that this is the result of a germline/soma hormonal axis. ..
  3. Zhang Y, Oliver B. An evolutionary consequence of dosage compensation on Drosophila melanogaster female X-chromatin structure?. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:6 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that the differences between the X chromosomes and autosomes in females are a consequence of mechanisms that have evolved to ensure sufficient X chromosome expression in the soma of males. ..
  4. Hempel L, Oliver B. Sex-specific DoublesexM expression in subsets of Drosophila somatic gonad cells. BMC Dev Biol. 2007;7:113 pubmed
    ..The continuous expression of DSX(M) in cells contacting the germline suggests an ongoing short-range influence of the somatic sex determination pathway on germ cell development. ..
  5. Parisi M, Li R, Oliver B. Lipid profiles of female and male Drosophila. BMC Res Notes. 2011;4:198 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of a germline did not significantly influence lipid profiles, raising the possibility that germline-dependent changes in metabolic gene expression patterns serve a homeostatic purpose. ..
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    Oliver B, Pauli D. Suppression of distinct ovo phenotypes in the Drosophila female germline by maleless- and Sex-lethal. Dev Genet. 1998;23:335-46 pubmed
    ..Thus, ovo+ is required for at least two distinct functions, one involving mle+, and one mediated by Sxl+ gene products. The existence of ovo+ functions independent of mle+ and Sxl+ is likely. ..