RYa

Summary

Gene Symbol: RYa
Description: RYamide
Alias: CG40733, Dmel\CG40733, dRYamide, RYamide, CG40733-PC, RYa-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
  2. Coulthard A, Alm C, Cealiac I, Sinclair D, Honda B, Rossi F, et al. Essential loci in centromeric heterochromatin of Drosophila melanogaster. I: the right arm of chromosome 2. Genetics. 2010;185:479-95 pubmed publisher
  3. Ida T, Takahashi T, Tominaga H, Sato T, Kume K, Ozaki M, et al. Identification of the novel bioactive peptides dRYamide-1 and dRYamide-2, ligands for a neuropeptide Y-like receptor in Drosophila. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011;410:872-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identified 2 ligands of CG5811, dRYamide-1 and dRYamide-2...
  4. Veenstra J, Khammassi H. Rudimentary expression of RYamide in Drosophila melanogaster relative to other Drosophila species points to a functional decline of this neuropeptide gene. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2017;83:68-79 pubmed publisher
    ..The D. melanogaster gene encoding these neuropeptides is highly unusual, as there are four RYamide encoding exons in the current genome assembly, but an exon encoding a signal peptide is absent. Comparing the D...
  5. Collin C, Hauser F, Krogh Meyer P, Hansen K, González de Valdivia E, Williamson M, et al. Identification of the Drosophila and Tribolium receptors for the recently discovered insect RYamide neuropeptides. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011;412:578-83 pubmed publisher
    One year ago, we discovered a new family of insect RYamide neuropeptides, which has the C-terminal consensus sequence FFXXXRYamide, and which is widely occurring in most insects, including the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster and the red ..