Gene Symbol: Fuca
Description: alpha-L-fucosidase
Alias: CG33047, CG6128, DmFuca, Dmel\CG6128, Fuca_Dm, alpha-L-fucosidase, CG6128-PB, CG6128-PC, Fuca-PB, Fuca-PC
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Pasini M, Intra J, Pavesi G. Expression study of an alpha-l-fucosidase gene in the Drosophilidae family. Gene. 2008;420:23-33 pubmed publisher
    ..D. (S.) melanogaster has a single gene called CG6128 or Fuca encoding for a putative alpha-l-fucosidase...
  2. Xu Y, Intra J, Zhang C, Pasini M. Recombinant expression of Drosophila melanogaster ?-L-fucosidase in Trichoplusia ni cells. J Insect Physiol. 2011;57:1205-11 pubmed publisher
    A cDNA encoding an ?-l-fucosidase from Drosophila melanogaster was obtained from the recombinant plasmid named pGEM-DmFuca and inserted into the pBacHTeGFPT vector to construct the recombinant donor plasmid which was transposed to the ..
  3. Intra J, Perotti M, Pavesi G, Horner D. Comparative and phylogenetic analysis of alpha-L-fucosidase genes. Gene. 2007;392:34-46 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis suggests a gene duplication event very early in metazoan evolution with the subsequent differential loss of isoforms in various metazoan lineages. ..
  4. Ayres J, Freitag N, Schneider D. Identification of Drosophila mutants altering defense of and endurance to Listeria monocytogenes infection. Genetics. 2008;178:1807-15 pubmed publisher
    ..By using a whole-animal model and screening for host survival, we revealed genes involved in physiologies different from those that were found in previous screens, which all had defects in defensive immune signaling. ..
  5. Intra J, Concetta V, Daniela D, Perotti M, Pasini M. Drosophila sperm surface alpha-L-fucosidase interacts with the egg coats through its core fucose residues. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2015;63:133-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these data support the hypothesis of the potential role of this glycosidase in sperm-egg interactions in Drosophila. ..