Genomes and Genes
Gene Symbol: DptB
Description: Diptericin B
Alias: 147473_at, BcDNA:RH29451, CG10794, DiptB, Diptericin, Dmel\CG10794, dpt B, dptlp, CG10794-PA, Diptericin-B, DiptericinB, DptB-PA, diptercin B, diptericin, diptericin B, diptericin-like protein
Species: fruit fly
- Diptericin-like protein: an immune response gene regulated by the anti-bacterial gene induction pathway in DrosophilaJ H Lee
Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373 1 Kusong Dong, Yusong, Taejon 305 701, South Korea
Gene 271:233-8. 2001Insects produce various anti-microbial peptides in response to injury and infection. In Drosophila, diptericin has previously been studied as an anti-bacterial immune response gene...
- Genetic variation in Drosophila melanogaster resistance to infection: a comparison across bacteriaBrian P Lazzaro
Department of Entomology, Field of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Genetics 174:1539-54. 2006..lactis and E. faecalis, respectively, most of the molecular polymorphisms tested explain <10% of the total variance in bacterial load sustained after infection...
- Genetic basis of natural variation in D. melanogaster antibacterial immunityBrian P Lazzaro
Department of Entomology, 4138 Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Science 303:1873-6. 2004..Variation in these genes, therefore, seems to drive variability in immunocompetence among wild Drosophila...
- Identification of new immune induced molecules in the haemolymph of Drosophila melanogaster by 2D-nanoLC MS/MSPeter Verleyen
Laboratory of Developmental Physiology, Genomics and Proteomics, K U Leuven, Naamsestraat 59, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
J Insect Physiol 52:379-88. 2006..Many of the identified peptides are post-translationally modified by an N-terminal pyroglutamic acid and/or a C-terminal amide. Haemolymph of control larvae was treated in the same way and revealed only one peptide...
- Two roles for the Drosophila IKK complex in the activation of Relish and the induction of antimicrobial peptide genesDeniz Erturk-Hasdemir
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9779-84. 2009..Instead they are critical for recruitment of RNA polymerase II and antimicrobial peptide gene induction, whereas IKK functions noncatalytically to support Dredd-mediated cleavage of Relish...
- Effective but costly, evolved mechanisms of defense against a virulent opportunistic pathogen in Drosophila melanogasterYixin H Ye
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
PLoS Pathog 5:e1000385. 2009..aeruginosa infection than previously reported. This work reveals novel pathways by which Drosophila can survive infection with a virulent pathogen that may be rare in wild populations, however, due to their cost...
- SK66-his, a novel glycine-rich peptide derived from Drosophila with antibacterial activityZhiguo Feng
Key Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Ministry of Education, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:769-71. 2009..063 mg/l). It showed significant activity against Gram-positive bacteria. We determined a MIC value of 9 microg ml(-1) with Bacillus thuringiensis...
- Pathogenesis of listeria-infected Drosophila wntD mutants is associated with elevated levels of the novel immunity gene edinMichael D Gordon
Department of Developmental Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Beckman Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS Pathog 4:e1000111. 2008..These results are consistent with a model in which the regulation of host factors, including edin, must be tightly controlled to avoid the detrimental consequences of having too much or too little activity...
- Pirk is a negative regulator of the Drosophila Imd pathwayAnni Kleino
Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Finland
J Immunol 180:5413-22. 2008..Furthermore, pirk-overexpressing flies were more susceptible to Gram-negative bacterial infection than wild-type flies. We conclude that Pirk is a negative regulator of the Imd pathway...
- A Drosophila ortholog of the human cylindromatosis tumor suppressor gene regulates triglyceride content and antibacterial defenseTheodore Tsichritzis
Institute of Immunology, Biomedical Sciences Research Center Al Fleming, 34 Al Fleming Street, 16672 Vari, Greece
Development 134:2605-14. 2007..All mutant phenotypes described were reversible upon conditional expression of CYLD transgenes. Our results implicate CYLD in a broad range of functions associated with fat homeostasis and host defence in Drosophila...
- Expression and evolution of the Drosophila attacin/diptericin gene familyM Hedengren
Umea Centre for Molecular Pathogenesis, Umea University, Umea, S 901 87, Sweden
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 279:574-81. 2000..the genes for three new glycine-rich antimicrobial peptides in Drosophila, two attacins (AttC and AttD) and one diptericin (DptB)...
- In silico identification of new secretory peptide genes in Drosophila melanogasterFeng Liu
Laboratory for Developmental Physiology, Genomics, and Proteomics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Naamsestraat 59, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Mol Cell Proteomics 5:510-22. 2006..This bioinformatic study opens perspectives for the genome-wide analysis of peptide genes in other eukaryotic model organisms...
- A Drosophila p38 orthologue is required for environmental stress responsesCaroline R Craig
Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8103, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
EMBO Rep 5:1058-63. 2004..These phenotypes only partially overlap those caused by mutations in D-MEKK1 and dTAK1, suggesting that the D-p38a gene is required to mediate some, but not all, of the functions ascribed to p38 signalling...
- Discrete functions of TRAF1 and TRAF2 in Drosophila melanogaster mediated by c-Jun N-terminal kinase and NF-kappaB-dependent signaling pathwaysGuang Ho Cha
National Creative Research Initiatives Center for Cell Growth Regulation, and Department of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 373 1 Kusong Dong, Yusong, Taejon 305 701, Republic of Korea
Mol Cell Biol 23:7982-91. 2003..NF-kappaBs, DIF and Relish, consequently activating the transcription of the antimicrobial peptide genes diptericin, diptericin-like protein, and drosomycin...
- Comparative profiling of the transcriptional response to infection in two species of Drosophila by short-read cDNA sequencingTimothy B Sackton
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
BMC Genomics 10:259. 2009..However, limited functional annotation in non-model systems has hindered understanding of evolutionary novelties in the insect innate immune system...
- Evolutionary Genomics of Anti-Malaria Genes in MosquitoBRIAN LAZZARO; Fiscal Year: 2007..Evolutionary patterns in mosquito defense genes will be used to identify proteins that coevolve with malaria parasites. This work may suggest genetic targets that could be manipulated to limit malaria transmission. ..
- Genetic Network Linking Immunity to Energetic Stress, Metabolism and ReproductionBrian P Lazzaro; Fiscal Year: 2010..REVISED PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE STATEMENT SECTION Program Director/Principal Investigator (Last, First, Middle): Swain, Susan L. 1R01 AI076534-01A1 NO text ..
- Evolutionary Genomics of Anti-Malaria Genes in MosquitoBrian P Lazzaro; Fiscal Year: 2010..Evolutionary patterns in mosquito defense genes will be used to identify proteins that coevolve with malaria parasites. This work may suggest genetic targets that could be manipulated to limit malaria transmission. ..