Gene Symbol: EbpII
Description: Ejaculatory bulb protein II
Alias: CG2665, Dmel\CG2665, PEB, PEB2, PEBII, PEBmeII, PebII, ejaculatory bulb protein II, CG2665-PA, CG2665-PB, EbpII-PA, EbpII-PB, protein ejaculatory bulb II
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Fiumera A, Dumont B, Clark A. Sperm competitive ability in Drosophila melanogaster associated with variation in male reproductive proteins. Genetics. 2005;169:243-57 pubmed
    ..The latter case is consistent with antagonistic pleiotropy and may serve as a mechanism maintaining genetic variation. ..
  2. Buch S, Melcher C, Bauer M, Katzenberger J, Pankratz M. Opposing effects of dietary protein and sugar regulate a transcriptional target of Drosophila insulin-like peptide signaling. Cell Metab. 2008;7:321-32 pubmed publisher
    ..tobi is thus a target of the insulin- and glucagon-like signaling system that responds oppositely to dietary protein and sugar. ..
  3. Dyanov H, Dzitoeva S. Method for attachment of microscopic preparations on glass for in situ hybridization, PRINS and in situ PCR studies. Biotechniques. 1995;18:822-4, 826 pubmed
  4. Lopez P, Santaren J, Ruiz M, Esponda P, Sanchez L. The Drosophila melanogaster X-linked mfs(1)6E locus is required for production of normal seminal fluid by the male accessory glands. Exp Cell Res. 2001;267:1-12 pubmed
    ..Mutant male accessory glands show notable abnormalities, connected with glandular secretion as well as qualitative and quantitative differences in their protein content. ..
  5. Bretman A, Lawniczak M, Boone J, Chapman T. A mating plug protein reduces early female remating in Drosophila melanogaster. J Insect Physiol. 2010;56:107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesised a role for the PEBII mating plug protein in the prevention of early female remating...
  6. Feltens R, Görner R, Kalkhof S, Gröger Arndt H, von Bergen M. Discrimination of different species from the genus Drosophila by intact protein profiling using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:95 pubmed publisher
  7. Schnakenberg S, Siegal M, Bloch Qazi M. Oh, the places they'll go: Female sperm storage and sperm precedence in Drosophila melanogaster. Spermatogenesis. 2012;2:224-235 pubmed
    ..In this review, we describe male and female factors, as well as their interactions, involved in female sperm storage and differential male fertilization success. ..
  8. REINHART M, Carney T, Clark A, Fiumera A. Characterizing male-female interactions using natural genetic variation in Drosophila melanogaster. J Hered. 2015;106:67-79 pubmed publisher
    ..We also identified a polymorphism upstream of PebII that may interact with the female genetic background to affect male-induced refractoriness to remating...
  9. Avila F, Cohen A, Ameerudeen F, Duneau D, Suresh S, Mattei A, et al. Retention of Ejaculate by Drosophila melanogaster Females Requires the Male-Derived Mating Plug Protein PEBme. Genetics. 2015;200:1171-9 pubmed publisher