CG18586

Summary

Gene Symbol: CG18586
Description: uncharacterized protein
Alias: Dmel\CG18586, uncharacterized protein, CG18586-PB, CG18586-PC
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Oba Y, Ojika M, Inouye S. Characterization of CG6178 gene product with high sequence similarity to firefly luciferase in Drosophila melanogaster. Gene. 2004;329:137-45 pubmed
    ..Further, phylogenic analyses strongly suggest that the firefly luciferase gene may have evolved from a fatty acyl-CoA synthetase gene as a common ancestral gene. ..
  2. Oba Y, Sato M, Ojika M, Inouye S. Enzymatic and genetic characterization of firefly luciferase and Drosophila CG6178 as a fatty acyl-CoA synthetase. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2005;69:819-28 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that insects have a novel type of fatty acyl-CoA synthetase. ..
  3. Inouye S. Firefly luciferase: an adenylate-forming enzyme for multicatalytic functions. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2010;67:387-404 pubmed publisher
    ..Further, we succeeded in converting the fatty acyl-CoA synthetase of non-luminous insects into functional luciferase showing luminescence activity by site-directed mutagenesis. ..