Gene Symbol: ace-2
Description: Carboxylic ester hydrolase;hypothetical protein
Alias: Carboxylic ester hydrolase;hypothetical protein
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Combes D, Fedon Y, Grauso M, Toutant J, Arpagaus M. Four genes encode acetylcholinesterases in the nematodes Caenorhabditis elegans and Caenorhabditis briggsae. cDNA sequences, genomic structures, mutations and in vivo expression. J Mol Biol. 2000;300:727-42 pubmed
    ..The molecular bases of null mutations g72 (ace-2), p1304 and dc2 (ace-3) have been identified...
  2. Combes D, Fedon Y, Toutant J, Arpagaus M. Acetylcholinesterase genes in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Int Rev Cytol. 2001;209:207-39 pubmed
    ..It is resistant to usual cholinesterase inhibitors. ace-4 was transcribed but the corresponding enzyme was not detected in vivo. ..
  3. Culetto E, Combes D, Fedon Y, Roig A, Toutant J, Arpagaus M. Structure and promoter activity of the 5' flanking region of ace-1, the gene encoding acetylcholinesterase of class A in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Mol Biol. 1999;290:951-66 pubmed
    ..Another block of conserved sequence directs expression in pharyngeal muscle cells pm5 and three pairs of cephalic sensory neurons...
  4. Combes D, Fedon Y, Toutant J, Arpagaus M. Multiple ace genes encoding acetylcholinesterases of Caenorhabditis elegans have distinct tissue expression. Eur J Neurosci. 2003;18:497-512 pubmed
    ..The distinct tissue-specific expression of ace-1, ace-2 and ace-3 (coexpressed only in pm5 cells) indicates that ace genes are not redundant. ..