CG4830

Summary

Gene Symbol: CG4830
Description: CG4830
Alias: Dmel\CG4830, CG4830, CG4830-PA
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. 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. ..
  2. 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. ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. Rand M, Bland C, Bond J. Methylmercury activates enhancer-of-split and bearded complex genes independent of the notch receptor. Toxicol Sci. 2008;104:163-76 pubmed publisher
    ..MeHg transcriptional activation is partially mimicked by iodoacetamide but not by N-ethylmaleimide, two thiol-specific electrophiles, revealing a degree of specificity of cellular thiol targets in MeHg-induced transcriptional events. ..