CG8834

Summary

Gene Symbol: CG8834
Description: CG8834
Alias: Dmel\CG8834, mdcds_23070, CG8834, CG8834-PA
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. 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. ..
  2. Najarro M, Hackett J, Smith B, Highfill C, King E, Long A, et al. Identifying Loci Contributing to Natural Variation in Xenobiotic Resistance in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1005663 pubmed publisher
    ..Just as in human populations, replicating modest-effect, naturally-segregating causative variants in an association study framework in flies will likely require very large sample sizes. ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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. ..