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..aegypti nuclear receptor USP bound MF with nanomolar affinity. These A. aegypti data support the use of Drosophila as a model for mosquitoes of the binding of secreted MF to USP. ..
Jones G, Jones D, Zhou L, Steller H, Chu Y. Deterin, a new inhibitor of apoptosis from Drosophila melanogaster. J Biol Chem. 2000;275:22157-65 pubmed
..Whereas the nematode survivin-type IAP has thus far been implicated only as a mitotic regulator, Drosophila deterin constitutes the first invertebrate member of the survivin-type IAP group to exhibit apoptosis-inhibitory activity. ..