Gene Symbol: BoYb
Description: Brother of Yb
Alias: CG11133, Dmel\CG11133, brother of Yb, BoYb-PA, CG11133-PA
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Handler D, Olivieri D, Novatchkova M, Gruber F, Meixner K, Mechtler K, et al. A systematic analysis of Drosophila TUDOR domain-containing proteins identifies Vreteno and the Tdrd12 family as essential primary piRNA pathway factors. EMBO J. 2011;30:3977-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Vreteno also interacts with the Tdrd12 orthologues CG11133 (Brother of Yb) and CG31755 (Sister of Yb), which are essential for the primary piRNA pathway in the germline and probably ..
  2. Seroude L, Brummel T, Kapahi P, Benzer S. Spatio-temporal analysis of gene expression during aging in Drosophila melanogaster. Aging Cell. 2002;1:47-56 pubmed
  3. Olivieri D, Senti K, Subramanian S, Sachidanandam R, Brennecke J. The cochaperone shutdown defines a group of biogenesis factors essential for all piRNA populations in Drosophila. Mol Cell. 2012;47:954-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Together with data on how PIWI proteins are wired into primary and secondary processing, we propose a unified model for piRNA biogenesis. ..
  4. Gao M, Arkov A. Next generation organelles: structure and role of germ granules in the germline. Mol Reprod Dev. 2013;80:610-23 pubmed publisher
  5. Szakmary A, Reedy M, Qi H, Lin H. The Yb protein defines a novel organelle and regulates male germline stem cell self-renewal in Drosophila melanogaster. J Cell Biol. 2009;185:613-27 pubmed publisher
    ..The entire Yb protein is necessary for piwi expression in niche cells. A double mutant of Yb and a novel locus show male germline loss, revealing a function for Yb in male germline stem cell maintenance. ..