Gene Symbol: CS-2
Description: Chitin synthase 2
Alias: CG7464, ChSA, DmCS-2, DmeChSA, Dmel\CG7464, chitin synthase 2, CG7464-PC, CG7464-PD, CS-2-PC, CS-2-PD, chitin Syn2, chitin synthase A, chitin-synthase
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Tellam R, Vuocolo T, Johnson S, Jarmey J, Pearson R. Insect chitin synthase cDNA sequence, gene organization and expression. Eur J Biochem. 2000;267:6025-43 pubmed
    ..Feeding larvae of the insect Lucilia cuprina on the fungal chitin synthase competitive inhibitor, nikkomycin Z resulted in strong concentration-dependent mortality of the larvae (LD50 =..
  2. Gagou M, Kapsetaki M, Turberg A, Kafetzopoulos D. Stage-specific expression of the chitin synthase DmeChSA and DmeChSB genes during the onset of Drosophila metamorphosis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2002;32:141-6 pubmed
    ..fungal chitin synthases and other processive beta-glycosyltransferases, we have identified the first insect chitin synthase genes, DmeChSA and DmeChSB (Database accession numbers: EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ A83122, A83126, AJ309488, AJ309489),..
  3. Ostrowski S, Dierick H, Bejsovec A. Genetic control of cuticle formation during embryonic development of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 2002;161:171-82 pubmed
    ..We find that one of these genes, krotzkopf verkehrt (kkv), encodes the Drosophila chitin synthase enzyme and that a closely linked gene, knickkopf (knk), encodes a novel protein that shows genetic ..