Gene Symbol: Orcokinin
Description: orcokinin
Alias: BcDNA:RH09340, CG13565, CG1565, Dmel\CG13565, Orco, orcokinin, orcokinin, CG13565-PA, CG13565-PB, CG13565-PC, Drm orcokinin, Orcokinin-PA, Orcokinin-PB, Orcokinin-PC
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Veenstra J, Ida T. More Drosophila enteroendocrine peptides: Orcokinin B and the CCHamides 1 and 2. Cell Tissue Res. 2014;357:607-21 pubmed publisher
    Antisera to orcokinin B, CCHamide 1, and CCHamide 2 recognize enteroendocrine cells in the midgut of the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster and its larvae...
  2. Chen J, Choi M, Mizoguchi A, Veenstra J, Kang K, Kim Y, et al. Isoform-specific expression of the neuropeptide orcokinin in Drosophila melanogaster. Peptides. 2015;68:50-7 pubmed publisher
    Orcokinins are neuropeptides that have been identified in diverse arthropods. In some species, an orcokinin gene encodes two isoforms of mature orcokinin peptide through alternative mRNA splicing...
  3. Zhang Y, Wheatley R, Fulkerson E, Tapp A, Estes P. Mastermind mutations generate a unique constellation of midline cells within the Drosophila CNS. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26197 pubmed publisher
    ..This is an example of a mutation in a signaling pathway cofactor producing a distinct central nervous system phenotype compared to mutations in major components of the pathway. ..
  4. Thomas A, Lee P, Dalton J, Nomie K, Stoica L, Costa Mattioli M, et al. A versatile method for cell-specific profiling of translated mRNAs in Drosophila. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40276 pubmed publisher
    ..This method can be used to determine the unique translatome profiles in different cell-types under varied physiological, pharmacological and pathological conditions. ..