Gene Symbol: lola
Description: longitudinals lacking
Alias: BEST:LD03274, BTB-IV, BcDNA:LD17006, BcDNA:RH31485, BtbIV, CG12052, CG18376, CG18378, CG18379, CG18380, CG18381, CG30012, CG30013, CG30014, Dmel\CG12052, LD03274, Lola, NEST:bs06a08, bs06a08.y1, btb, eyeful, fus7, l(2)00642, l(2)s3697, sw59, longitudinals lacking, BTB-protein-IV, CG12052-PA, CG12052-PAA, CG12052-PB, CG12052-PC, CG12052-PD, CG12052-PE, CG12052-PF, CG12052-PG, CG12052-PH, CG12052-PI, CG12052-PJ, CG12052-PK, CG12052-PL, CG12052-PM, CG12052-PO, CG12052-PP, CG12052-PQ, CG12052-PR, CG12052-PT, CG12052-PU, CG12052-PV, CG12052-PW, CG12052-PX, CG12052-PY, CG12052-PZ, SGP cluster fusion defects 7, bumper-to-bumper, eyeful, lola-PA, lola-PAA, lola-PB, lola-PC, lola-PD, lola-PE, lola-PF, lola-PG, lola-PH, lola-PI, lola-PJ, lola-PK, lola-PL, lola-PM, lola-PO, lola-PP, lola-PQ, lola-PR, lola-PT, lola-PU, lola-PV, lola-PW, lola-PX, lola-PY, lola-PZ, longitudinal lacking, longitudinals absent, longitudinals-lacking, misguided
Species: fruit fly
Products:     lola

Top Publications

  1. Ohsako T, Horiuchi T, Matsuo T, Komaya S, Aigaki T. Drosophila lola encodes a family of BTB-transcription regulators with highly variable C-terminal domains containing zinc finger motifs. Gene. 2003;311:59-69 pubmed
    ..We have explored the alternative splicing events in the Drosophila longitudinals lacking (lola) gene by means of 5' RACE, 3' RACE, genome sequence searches, and EST sequencing...
  2. Rouault H, Mazouni K, Couturier L, Hakim V, Schweisguth F. Genome-wide identification of cis-regulatory motifs and modules underlying gene coregulation using statistics and phylogeny. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:14615-20 pubmed publisher
    ..e., SOPs or larval brain neuroblasts, with a notable fraction active in SOPs (11/29). We further identified the lola gene as the target of two SOP-specific CRMs and found that the lola gene contributed to SOP specification...
  3. Herz H, Madden L, Chen Z, Bolduc C, Buff E, Gupta R, et al. The H3K27me3 demethylase dUTX is a suppressor of Notch- and Rb-dependent tumors in Drosophila. Mol Cell Biol. 2010;30:2485-97 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, these data suggest that dUTX is a suppressor of Notch- and Rbf-dependent tumors in Drosophila melanogaster and may provide a model for UTX-dependent tumorigenesis in humans. ..
  4. Bass B, Cullen K, McCall K. The axon guidance gene lola is required for programmed cell death in the Drosophila ovary. Dev Biol. 2007;304:771-85 pubmed
    longitudinals-lacking (lola) was identified in Drosophila as a gene encoding several alternatively spliced transcription factors involved in axon guidance...
  5. Zhang W, Wang Y, Long J, Girton J, Johansen J, Johansen K. A developmentally regulated splice variant from the complex lola locus encoding multiple different zinc finger domain proteins interacts with the chromosomal kinase JIL-1. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:11696-704 pubmed
    Using a yeast two-hybrid screen we have identified a novel isoform of the lola locus, Lola zf5, that interacts with the chromosomal kinase JIL-1...
  6. Yamamoto A, Zwarts L, Callaerts P, Norga K, Mackay T, Anholt R. Neurogenetic networks for startle-induced locomotion in Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:12393-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We find that behavioral and neuroanatomical phenotypes are determined by a common set of genes that are organized as partially overlapping genetic networks. ..
  7. Giniger E, Tietje K, Jan L, Jan Y. lola encodes a putative transcription factor required for axon growth and guidance in Drosophila. Development. 1994;120:1385-98 pubmed
    Mutations in the gene longitudinals lacking (lola) lead to defects in the development of axon tracts in the Drosophila embryonic central nervous system...
  8. Faucheux M, Roignant J, Netter S, Charollais J, Antoniewski C, Theodore L. batman Interacts with polycomb and trithorax group genes and encodes a BTB/POZ protein that is included in a complex containing GAGA factor. Mol Cell Biol. 2003;23:1181-95 pubmed
    ..The 127-amino-acid Batman protein is almost reduced to a BTB/POZ domain, an evolutionary conserved protein-protein interaction domain found in a large protein family...
  9. Horiuchi T, Giniger E, Aigaki T. Alternative trans-splicing of constant and variable exons of a Drosophila axon guidance gene, lola. Genes Dev. 2003;17:2496-501 pubmed
    b>longitudinals lacking (lola) is a complex Drosophila gene encoding at least 20 protein isoforms,each bearing the same N-terminal constant region linked to a different C-terminal variable region...

More Information


  1. Bonchuk A, Denisov S, Georgiev P, Maksimenko O. Drosophila BTB/POZ domains of "ttk group" can form multimers and selectively interact with each other. J Mol Biol. 2011;412:423-36 pubmed publisher
    The BTB (bric-a-brac, tramtrack and broad complex)/POZ (poxvirus and zinc finger) domain is a conserved protein-protein interaction motif contained in a variety of transcription factors involved in development, chromatin remodeling, ..
  2. Neumüller R, Richter C, Fischer A, Novatchkova M, Neumüller K, Knoblich J. Genome-wide analysis of self-renewal in Drosophila neural stem cells by transgenic RNAi. Cell Stem Cell. 2011;8:580-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Brm complex, the spliceosome, and the TRiC/CCT-complex and show that the alternatively spliced transcription factor Lola and the transcriptional elongation factors Ssrp and Barc control self-renewal in neuroblast lineages...
  3. Madden K, Crowner D, Giniger E. LOLA has the properties of a master regulator of axon-target interaction for SNb motor axons of Drosophila. Dev Biol. 1999;213:301-13 pubmed
    ..We show here that the transcription factor LOLA is required for pathfinding and targeting of the SNb motor nerve in Drosophila...
  4. Brenman J, Gao F, Jan L, Jan Y. Sequoia, a tramtrack-related zinc finger protein, functions as a pan-neural regulator for dendrite and axon morphogenesis in Drosophila. Dev Cell. 2001;1:667-77 pubmed
  5. Horowitz H, Berg C. The Drosophila pipsqueak gene encodes a nuclear BTB-domain-containing protein required early in oogenesis. Development. 1996;122:1859-71 pubmed
    ..PsqA contains a BTB (POZ) domain at its amino terminus; additionally, we have identified an evolutionarily conserved motif of unknown ..
  6. Cavarec L, Jensen S, Casella J, Cristescu S, Heidmann T. Molecular cloning and characterization of a transcription factor for the copia retrotransposon with homology to the BTB-containing lola neurogenic factor. Mol Cell Biol. 1997;17:482-94 pubmed
    ..Southern blot and nucleotide sequence analyses revealed a related gene in Drosophila melanogaster (the lola gene) previously identified by a genetic approach as involved in axon growth and guidance...
  7. Ferres Marco D, Gutierrez Garcia I, Vallejo D, Bolivar J, Gutiérrez Aviñó F, Dominguez M. Epigenetic silencers and Notch collaborate to promote malignant tumours by Rb silencing. Nature. 2006;439:430-6 pubmed
    ..tumorigenesis in the Drosophila eye, here we identify two Polycomb group epigenetic silencers, Pipsqueak and Lola, that participate in this process...
  8. Goeke S, Greene E, Grant P, Gates M, Crowner D, Aigaki T, et al. Alternative splicing of lola generates 19 transcription factors controlling axon guidance in Drosophila. Nat Neurosci. 2003;6:917-24 pubmed
    The Drosophila melanogaster transcription factor Lola (longitudinals lacking) is a pivotal regulator of neural wiring that sets the precise expression levels of proteins that execute specific axon guidance decisions...
  9. Zollman S, Godt D, Prive G, Couderc J, Laski F. The BTB domain, found primarily in zinc finger proteins, defines an evolutionarily conserved family that includes several developmentally regulated genes in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994;91:10717-21 pubmed
    ..and Broad-Complex contain a highly conserved domain of approximately 115 amino acids, which we have called the BTB domain. We have identified six additional Drosophila genes that encode this domain...
  10. Crowner D, Madden K, Goeke S, Giniger E. Lola regulates midline crossing of CNS axons in Drosophila. Development. 2002;129:1317-25 pubmed
    ..Previous work has shown that the transcription factor Lola is required for central nervous system (CNS) axons of Drosophila to extend longitudinally...
  11. Zhang D, Zhou W, Yin C, Chen W, Ozawa R, Ang L, et al. Misexpression screen for genes altering the olfactory map in Drosophila. Genesis. 2006;44:189-201 pubmed
    ..Our finding of diverse classes of genes reveals the complexity of the mechanisms that underlie olfactory map development. ..
  12. Seeger M, Tear G, Ferres Marco D, Goodman C. Mutations affecting growth cone guidance in Drosophila: genes necessary for guidance toward or away from the midline. Neuron. 1993;10:409-26 pubmed
    ..The phenotypes of these two genes suggest that they may encode components of attractive and repulsive signaling systems at the midline that either guide growth cones across the midline or keep them on their own side. ..
  13. Spletter M, Liu J, Liu J, Su H, Giniger E, Komiyama T, et al. Lola regulates Drosophila olfactory projection neuron identity and targeting specificity. Neural Dev. 2007;2:14 pubmed
    ..We find that the loss of longitudinals lacking (lola), which encodes a BTB-Zn-finger transcription factor with 20 predicted splice isoforms, results in ..
  14. Zheng L, Carthew R. Lola regulates cell fate by antagonizing Notch induction in the Drosophila eye. Mech Dev. 2008;125:18-29 pubmed
    b>Lola is a transcription repressor that regulates axon guidance in the developing embryonic nervous system of Drosophila...
  15. Le Gall M, Giniger E. Identification of two binding regions for the suppressor of hairless protein within the intracellular domain of Drosophila notch. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:29418-26 pubmed
    ..Moreover, they suggest a second function for the Notch nuclear localization sequence elements. ..
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    ..These methods should be widely applicable to comparisons of expression profiles for tissues or parts of tissues that are available only in small amounts. ..
  17. Spokony R, Restifo L. Anciently duplicated Broad Complex exons have distinct temporal functions during tissue morphogenesis. Dev Genes Evol. 2007;217:499-513 pubmed publisher
    ..Tramtrack subfamily members, abrupt, tramtrack, fruitless, longitudinals lacking (lola), and CG31666 were characterized throughout Holometabola and used to root phylogenetic analyses of ..
  18. Dobi K, Halfon M, Baylies M. Whole-genome analysis of muscle founder cells implicates the chromatin regulator Sin3A in muscle identity. Cell Rep. 2014;8:858-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data implicate Sin3A as a key buffer controlling muscle responsiveness to transcription factors in the formation of muscle identity, thereby generating tissue diversity. ..
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    ..Cka is a conserved scaffold protein that brings together JNK and Jun, and aop is a transcription factor. Misregulation of Cka and aop can account for dorsal closure phenotypes in acal mutants. ..
  20. Vallejo D, Caparros E, Dominguez M. Targeting Notch signalling by the conserved miR-8/200 microRNA family in development and cancer cells. EMBO J. 2011;30:756-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these data define a new way to attenuate or boost Notch signalling that may have clinical interest. ..
  21. Bossuyt W, De Geest N, Aerts S, Leenaerts I, Marynen P, Hassan B. The atonal proneural transcription factor links differentiation and tumor formation in Drosophila. PLoS Biol. 2009;7:e40 pubmed publisher
    ..Combined with evidence that atonal's mammalian homolog, ATOH1, is a tumor suppressor gene, our data support a critical, evolutionarily conserved, function for ato in oncogenesis. ..
  22. Aoki T, Sarkeshik A, Yates J, Schedl P. Elba, a novel developmentally regulated chromatin boundary factor is a hetero-tripartite DNA binding complex. elife. 2012;1:e00171 pubmed publisher
    ..We show that Elba is an unusual hetero-tripartite protein complex that requires all three proteins for DNA binding and insulator activity.DOI: ..
  23. Fukui A, Inaki M, Tonoe G, Hamatani H, Homma M, Morimoto T, et al. Lola regulates glutamate receptor expression at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. Biol Open. 2012;1:362-75 pubmed publisher
    ..By systematic functional analysis, we found that one of the downregulated genes, longitudinals lacking (lola), which encodes a BTB-Zn-finger transcription factor, is required for proper expression of glutamate ..
  24. Silva D, Olsen K, Bednarz M, Droste A, Lenkeit C, Chaharbakhshi E, et al. Regulation of Gonad Morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster by BTB Family Transcription Factors. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0167283 pubmed publisher
    ..We have characterized the phenotypes of two genes, longitudinals lacking (lola) and ribbon (rib), that are required for the coalescence and compaction of the embryonic gonad in ..
  25. Barrios N, González Pérez E, Hernández R, Campuzano S. The Homeodomain Iroquois Proteins Control Cell Cycle Progression and Regulate the Size of Developmental Fields. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1005463 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, Drosophila Iroquois proteins are able to regulate cell-autonomously the growth of the territories they specify. Moreover, our results provide a molecular mechanism for a role of Iroquois/Irx genes as tumour suppressors. ..
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    ..MAMO protein which contains both a BTB/POZ (Broad Complex, Tramtrack, Bric-a-brac/Pox virus and Zinc finger) domain and C(2)H(2) zinc finger motifs is ..
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    ..These results indicate that autophagy has different influences on tissue growth in distinct contexts, and highlight the importance of understanding the influence of autophagy on growth to augment a rationale therapeutic strategy. ..
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    ..Our findings shed light on the complexities of gonadogenesis and the genetic regulation required for proper organ formation. ..
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    ..Application of eFS to other cell types and organisms should accelerate the cataloging of enhancers and understanding how transcriptional regulation is encoded in them. ..
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    ..These hybrids of natural and artificial fingers can be used to create functional zinc finger nucleases for editing vertebrate genomes. ..
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    ..The effect is restricted to and specific for a subset of transcripts. Our results provide novel insights into the mechanisms by which SWI/SNF regulates transcript diversity and proteomic diversity in higher eukaryotes. ..
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    ..KDM5A interacts physically with RBP-J; this interaction is conserved in Drosophila and is crucial for Notch-induced growth and tumorigenesis responses. ..
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    ..These results indicate that B52 has unique functions in the removal of some introns during development, and plays a critical role in cellular regulatory networks. ..
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    ..rib encodes a nuclear protein with a BTB/POZ domain and Pipsqueak DNA-binding motif...
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    ..We predict that bkh might be involved in vesicular traffic of membrane proteins that is responsible for the acquisition of polarity. ..
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    The phylogenetically conserved transcription factor Lola is essential for many aspects of axon growth and guidance, synapse formation and neural circuit development in Drosophila...
  44. Southall T, Davidson C, Miller C, Carr A, Brand A. Dedifferentiation of neurons precedes tumor formation in Lola mutants. Dev Cell. 2014;28:685-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identify Lola as a transcription factor that is required to maintain neurons in a differentiated state...
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    ..Here, we describe the study of aggressive behaviour in flies and explore the possibility that cytochrome P450 is involved in aggression. ..
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    ..for mutants affecting gonad formation we identified a SGP cell autonomous role for Midline (Mid) and Longitudinals lacking (Lola)...
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    ..the fru locus yields several different transcripts, one of which encodes a putative transcription regulator with a BTB domain and two zinc finger motifs...
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    ..Among these suppressors, Glycerophosphate oxidase-1 is found to participate in debcl-induced apoptosis by increasing mitochondrial reactive oxygen species accumulation. ..
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    ..trans-splicing between protein-coding exons and has been demonstrated for only two Drosophila genes: mod(mdg4) and lola. It has also been suggested that trans-splicing is a mechanism for the generation of chimeric RNA products ..
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    ..We exemplify this aspect of miGFPi by studying isoform-specific loss-of-function phenotypes of the longitudinals lacking (lola) gene in neural stem cells...
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    ..We also identified Camta, Lola, Dve and Hazy as key genes acting during ocellar PR differentiation...
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    ..A pilot screen in a highly polarized, differentiated cell in the Drosophila larva, the branched terminal cell of the tracheal system, demonstrates the feasibility of the method for identifying new asymmetrically localized mRNAs in vivo. ..
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    ..Our observations suggest that Prel-dependent regulation of mitochondrial activity is important for both growth and prevention of breakage of dendritic branches. ..
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    ..And finally, in a single line transgene activity is present in the progenitor cells of the embryonic fat body. The genes associated with these enhancer-trap lines may be involved in fat-cell development. ..
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    ..Here we show that pipsqueak, Trithorax-like, batman and the bric-à-brac (bab) locus, all encoding nuclear BTB/POZ factors of the Tramtrack Group, are involved in limiting the number of ovarioles in D. melanogaster...
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    ..Here we show that function of the transcriptional regulator longitudinals lacking (lola) is required cell autonomously for germline stem cell and somatic cyst stem cell maintenance in the ..
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    ..By following myc expression of the Pluc+ reporter, we demonstrate that Rgr is expressed in a discrete number of neurons in the brain which overlap with axons expressing pigment-dispersing factor. ..
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