Gene Symbol: RYa
Alias: CG40733, Dmel\CG40733, dRYamide, RYamide, CG40733-PC, RYa-PC
Species: fruit fly
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
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
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...
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...
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 ..