Cht3

Summary

Gene Symbol: Cht3
Description: Chitinase 3
Alias: BcDNA:LP04696, CG17682, CG18140, CG18140-PA3, CHT1, CHT3, Cht1, Cht10, DmCHT1, DmCHT10, DmCHT3, Dmel\CG18140, CG18140-PA, CG18140-PB, CG18140-PC, Cht3-PA, Cht3-PB, Cht3-PC, chitinase, chitinase 1, chitinase 3, chitinase-1, chitinase-3
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. pmc Evolution of heterochromatic genes of Drosophila
    Jiro C Yasuhara
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Box 351800, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10958-63. 2005
  2. pmc Evidence for the adaptive significance of an LTR retrotransposon sequence in a Drosophila heterochromatic gene
    Andrea M McCollum
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 2:5. 2002
  3. pmc HP1a targets the Drosophila KDM4A demethylase to a subset of heterochromatic genes to regulate H3K36me3 levels
    Chia Hui Lin
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39758. 2012
  4. ncbi Chitinases are a multi-gene family in Aedes, Anopheles and Drosophila
    H de la Vega
    Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 7:233-9. 1998
  5. ncbi Vital genes in the heterochromatin of chromosomes 2 and 3 of Drosophila melanogaster
    Patrizio Dimitri
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare Charles Darwin Università La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 5, 00185, Roma, Italy
    Genetica 117:209-15. 2003
  6. ncbi Computational identification of novel chitinase-like proteins in the Drosophila melanogaster genome
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:161-9. 2004
  7. pmc Drosophila SPF45: a bifunctional protein with roles in both splicing and DNA repair
    Ahmad Sami Chaouki
    Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 2:e178. 2006
  8. doi Domain organization and phylogenetic analysis of the chitinase-like family of proteins in three species of insects
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:452-66. 2008
  9. doi Characterization of recombinant chitinase-like proteins of Drosophila melanogaster and Tribolium castaneum
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:467-77. 2008

Scientific Experts

  • P Dimitri
  • Andrea M McCollum
  • Qingsong Zhu
  • Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan
  • Karl J Kramer
  • Chia Hui Lin
  • Yasuyuki Arakane
  • Richard W Beeman
  • Ahmad Sami Chaouki
  • Jiro C Yasuhara
  • Ariel Paulson
  • Susan M Abmayr
  • Jerry L Workman
  • Debarshi Banerjee
  • Helen K Salz
  • H de la Vega
  • Barbara T Wakimoto
  • Christine H DeCrease
  • Youping Deng
  • Phaneendra Vanka
  • Susan J Brown
  • Y Liu
  • C A Specht
  • P W Robbins

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Evolution of heterochromatic genes of Drosophila
    Jiro C Yasuhara
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Box 351800, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10958-63. 2005
    ..We conclude that heterochromatin-dependent regulation requires specialized enhancers or higher-order interactions and propose a facilitating role for transposable elements...
  2. pmc Evidence for the adaptive significance of an LTR retrotransposon sequence in a Drosophila heterochromatic gene
    Andrea M McCollum
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 2:5. 2002
    ..Recent genomic analyses have demonstrated that TE fragments are associated with functional genes in plants and animals. These findings suggest that TEs may contribute significantly to gene evolution...
  3. pmc HP1a targets the Drosophila KDM4A demethylase to a subset of heterochromatic genes to regulate H3K36me3 levels
    Chia Hui Lin
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39758. 2012
    ..Collectively, these results show that HP1a functions to target the H3K36 demethylase dKDM4A to heterochromatic genes in Drosophila...
  4. ncbi Chitinases are a multi-gene family in Aedes, Anopheles and Drosophila
    H de la Vega
    Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 7:233-9. 1998
    Degenerate primers were used to amplify by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) DNA fragments from the chitinase genes of five insect species: Aedes aegypti, Anopheles freeborni, Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles stephensi and Drosophila ..
  5. ncbi Vital genes in the heterochromatin of chromosomes 2 and 3 of Drosophila melanogaster
    Patrizio Dimitri
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare Charles Darwin Università La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 5, 00185, Roma, Italy
    Genetica 117:209-15. 2003
    ..Repetitive loci, such as Responder and the ABO elements, which are also located in the heterochromatin of chromosome 2, are not discussed here because they have been reviewed in detail elsewhere...
  6. ncbi Computational identification of novel chitinase-like proteins in the Drosophila melanogaster genome
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:161-9. 2004
    ..However, the identification of the entire assortment of genes for chitinase family proteins and their differences in biochemical properties have not been carried out in any individual ..
  7. pmc Drosophila SPF45: a bifunctional protein with roles in both splicing and DNA repair
    Ahmad Sami Chaouki
    Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 2:e178. 2006
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  8. doi Domain organization and phylogenetic analysis of the chitinase-like family of proteins in three species of insects
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:452-66. 2008
    ..investigation of three insect species with completed genome sequences has revealed that insect chitinase-like proteins (glycosylhydrolase family 18) are encoded by a rather large and diverse group of genes...
  9. doi Characterization of recombinant chitinase-like proteins of Drosophila melanogaster and Tribolium castaneum
    Qingsong Zhu
    Department of Biochemistry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:467-77. 2008
    Insect chitinase (CHT) family proteins are encoded by as many as 16 genes depending upon the species of interest...