Gene Symbol: st
Description: scarlet
Alias: CG4314, Dmel\CG4314, scarlet, CG4314-PA, st-PA
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Frolov M, Birchler J. Mutation in P0, a dual function ribosomal protein/apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease, modifies gene expression and position effect variegation in Drosophila. Genetics. 1998;150:1487-95 pubmed
    ..Recent work revealed that Drosophila ribosomal protein P0 contains an apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease activity. Our results suggest that this multifunctional protein is also involved in regulation of gene expression in Drosophila. ..
  2. MacKenzie S, Brooker M, Gill T, Cox G, Howells A, Ewart G. Mutations in the white gene of Drosophila melanogaster affecting ABC transporters that determine eye colouration. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1999;1419:173-85 pubmed
    The white, brown and scarlet genes of Drosophila melanogaster encode proteins which transport guanine or tryptophan (precursors of the red and brown eye colour pigments) and belong to the ABC transporter superfamily...
  3. MacKenzie S, Howells A, Cox G, Ewart G. Sub-cellular localisation of the white/scarlet ABC transporter to pigment granule membranes within the compound eye of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetica. 2000;108:239-52 pubmed
    The white, scarlet, and brown genes of Drosophila melanogaster encode ABC transporters involved with the uptake and storage of metabolic precursors to the red and brown eye colour pigments...
  4. Lloyd V, Ramaswami M, Kramer H. Not just pretty eyes: Drosophila eye-colour mutations and lysosomal delivery. Trends Cell Biol. 1998;8:257-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, classical work describing more than 85 eye-colour mutations and their genetic interactions offers a remarkable, untapped resource for the genetic analysis of protein delivery to lysosomes. ..
  5. Tearle R, Belote J, McKeown M, Baker B, Howells A. Cloning and characterization of the scarlet gene of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 1989;122:595-606 pubmed
    DNA from the scarlet (st) region of Drosophila melanogaster has been cloned by chromosome walking, using the breakpoints of a new X-ray-induced third chromosome inversion (In(3LR)st-a27) which breaks in the scarlet (73A3...
  6. Bhadra U, Pal Bhadra M, Birchler J. Role of the male specific lethal (msl) genes in modifying the effects of sex chromosomal dosage in Drosophila. Genetics. 1999;152:249-68 pubmed
  7. Takahashi A, Ting C. Genetic basis of sexual isolation in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetica. 2004;120:273-84 pubmed
    ..The evolution and the maintenance of this behavioral polymorphism are also discussed. ..
  8. Campbell J, Nash H. Volatile general anesthetics reveal a neurobiological role for the white and brown genes of Drosophila melanogaster. J Neurobiol. 2001;49:339-49 pubmed
    ..We consider several ways by which diminished transport of guanine could influence neural function and anesthetic sensitivity...
  9. Santos M, Fowler K, Partridge L. On the use of tester stocks to predict the competitive ability of genotypes. Heredity (Edinb). 1992;69 ( Pt 6):489-95 pubmed
    ..Using our own data, we conclude that evaluating the competitive interactions of phenotypically indistinguishable wild-type strains by competing them against mutant marked stocks still remains a valuable method. ..

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    ..We propose that the CYC:CLK heterodimer binds to per and tim E boxes and makes a major contribution to the circadian transcription of Drosophila clock genes. ..
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    ..The conditional, extragenic noncomplementation between fax and another Abl modifier gene, disabled, reveal that the two proteins are likely to function together in a process downstream or parallel to the Abl protein tyrosine kinase. ..
  4. ten Have J, Green M, Howells A. Molecular characterization of spontaneous mutations at the scarlet locus of Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Gen Genet. 1995;249:673-81 pubmed
    Six spontaneous mutations of the scarlet (st) locus of Drosophila melanogaster have been studied at the molecular level...
  5. Velissariou V, Ashburner M. Cytogenetic and genetic mapping of a salivary gland secretion protein in Drosophila melanogaster. Chromosoma. 1981;84:173-85 pubmed
    ..0 and to bands 71 C1,2-71 F3,5. In those stocks that possess SGS-6 a puff is active in 71 C3-4 in Puff Stage 1, but not in older larvae. We conclude that this puff is the manifestation of a transcriptionally active Sgs-6 gene. ..
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    ..Two mutations affecting the red eye pigments (drosopterins), bw and mal, do not substantially perturb brown pigment synthesis in any of the four organs. ..
  7. Liebl E, Rowe R, Forsthoefel D, Stammler A, Schmidt E, Turski M, et al. Interactions between the secreted protein Amalgam, its transmembrane receptor Neurotactin and the Abelson tyrosine kinase affect axon pathfinding. Development. 2003;130:3217-26 pubmed
    ..These results suggest Ama/Nrt-mediated adhesion may be part of signaling networks involving the Abl tyrosine kinase in the growth cone. ..
  8. Inoue Y, do Carmo Avides M, Shiraki M, Deak P, Yamaguchi M, Nishimoto Y, et al. Orbit, a novel microtubule-associated protein essential for mitosis in Drosophila melanogaster. J Cell Biol. 2000;149:153-66 pubmed
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  10. Palladino M, Hadley T, Ganetzky B. Temperature-sensitive paralytic mutants are enriched for those causing neurodegeneration in Drosophila. Genetics. 2002;161:1197-208 pubmed
    ..Further studies of vacu and the other neurodegenerative mutants isolated should ultimately help dissect the biochemical pathways leading to neurodegeneration. ..
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    ..These complementation groups include the previously known scarlet (st), transformer (tra) and Dominant temperature-sensitive lethal-5 (DTS-5) genes, as well as 13 new recessive ..
  12. Chanut F, Luk A, Heberlein U. A screen for dominant modifiers of ro(Dom), a mutation that disrupts morphogenetic furrow progression in Drosophila, identifies groucho and hairless as regulators of atonal expression. Genetics. 2000;156:1203-17 pubmed
    ..Analysis of their phenotypes in somatic clones suggests that both normally act to restrict neuronal cell fate in the retina, although they control different aspects of ato's complex expression pattern. ..
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    ..Genes were identified as candidates for playing direct roles in R cell connectivity by affecting axonal outgrowth (eddy), target recognition (limbo and nonstop), and retinotopy (limbo). ..
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    ..Two related genes, brown and scarlet, that are coordinately expressed with white, are also affected by Wow...
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    ..Consideration of the high selection response attained despite inversion polymorphism leads to the conclusion that extreme responses to selection can be obtained without exploiting the potential from large genomic regions. ..
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    ..In contrast, mutations in the suppressor of sable (su(s)) gene enhance the bx1 phenotype. A correlation was observed between patterns of Ubx protein expression and the phenotypic transformations observed. ..
  19. Bichon A, Boukhatem N, Gay P, Dru P, Terzian H, Petitjean A, et al. Genetic and molecular features of Su(P), a gene that interacts with ref(2)P in male fertility of Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Genet Genomics. 2001;265:354-61 pubmed
    ..The Su(P) gene was cloned by P element tagging. The P element-tagged alleles identified a Su(P) transcript as a 1.4-kb mRNA produced in the soma of both males and females, which is also abundant in ovaries. ..
  20. Kain J, Stokes C, de Bivort B. Phototactic personality in fruit flies and its suppression by serotonin and white. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:19834-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Because we observed behavioral idiosyncrasy in all experimental groups, we suspect it is present in most behaviors of most animals...
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    ..Elimination of abl zygotic function by mutations produces some recessive lethality at the pharate adult pupal stage, and mutant adults with reduced longevity, reduced fecundity, and an irregular pattern of retinal cells. ..
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    ..We find that flies mutant for these genes, and another binding partner, scarlet, have about half the wild-type amount of histamine in the head, as well as reduced 5-HT and dopamine...
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    ..Two other functionally related genes, brown and scarlet, also exhibit a similar sexually dimorphic alteration in expression, mediated by Mow...
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    ..In addition, we have identified one allele of a new gene, clown, which like soba suppresses the eye phenotypes associated with hs-argos and bulgeDominant. clown maps on chromosome 3 at the cytological position 68CD. ..
  29. Wightman P, Jackson G, Dipple K. Glycerol hypersensitivity in a Drosophila model for glycerol kinase deficiency is affected by mutations in eye pigmentation genes. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31779 pubmed publisher
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    ..Su(Tpl) mutations suppress the lethality associated with three copies of the Triplo-lethal locus and are recessive lethal. We have mapped Su(Tpl) to the approximate map position 3-46.5, within the cytological region 76B-76D. ..
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    ..In addition, it is much reduced in activity in a number of xanthommatin-deficient mutants (v, cn, st, cd, and w)...
  32. Rice W. Sexually antagonistic genes: experimental evidence. Science. 1992;256:1436-9 pubmed
    ..A 29-generation study provides experimental evidence that sexually antagonistic genes may be common in nature and will accumulate in response to a new sex-determining gene. ..
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    ..Isoxanthopterin was quantitated in strains carrying deficiencies for the region in which lix has been mapped by recombination. This allowed us to assign the lix locus to the 7D10-7F1-2 segment of the X chromosome. ..
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    ..The data presented here demonstrate that the two genes encoding homologous transcriptional adaptor ADA2 proteins in Drosophila are both essential but are functionally distinct. ..
  36. Elias V, Nicolas C, Abramson C. Eye color as an indicator of behavior: revisiting Worthy and Scott. Psychol Rep. 2008;102:759-78 pubmed
    ..melanogaster pointed to significant behavioral differences among cell-defect groups, indicating that the cell defect which causes eye color, rather than eye color itself, may serve as a crude indicator of behavior. ..
  37. Benevolenskaya E, Frolov M, Birchler J. The sugarless mutation affects the expression of the white eye color gene in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Gen Genet. 1998;260:131-43 pubmed
    ..Expression of three genes that participate in pigment deposition, white, scarlet and brown, was significantly affected in populations segregating for sgl, suggesting that it is the decrease in ..
  38. Nandy B, Prasad N. Reproductive behavior and fitness components in male Drosophila melaogaster are non-linearly affected by the number of male co-inhabitants early in adult life. J Insect Sci. 2011;11:67 pubmed publisher
    ..However, there was a decline in the trait values as the co-inhabitant number increased further. The probable causes for the observed non-linear pattern of responses are discussed. ..
  39. Ewart G, Howells A. ABC transporters involved in transport of eye pigment precursors in Drosophila melanogaster. Methods Enzymol. 1998;292:213-24 pubmed
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    ..Despite the conservation of genes within homologous chromosome arms across species, the karyotypes of these species have changed through the fusion of chromosomal arms followed by subsequent rearrangement events...
  41. Wu L, Anderson K. Regulated nuclear import of Rel proteins in the Drosophila immune response. Nature. 1998;392:93-7 pubmed
    ..Mutations in three other genes cause constitutive nuclear localization of Dif; these mutations may block Rel protein activity by a novel mechanism. ..
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    ..Furthermore, neuronal sff expression is dependent on transcellular signaling through a non-neural toll-like receptor, linking neural-specific glycan expression to a kinase activity that is induced in response to environmental cues. ..
  44. Frolov M, Benevolenskaya E, Birchler J. The oxen gene of Drosophila encodes a homolog of subunit 9 of yeast ubiquinol-cytochrome c oxidoreductase complex: evidence for modulation of gene expression in response to mitochondrial activity. Genetics. 2000;156:1727-36 pubmed
    ..expression of three genes encoding ABC transporters involved in pigment precursor transport, white, brown, and scarlet. A precise excision of the P element reverts the mutant phenotype...
  45. Gupta B, Rodrigues V. Distinct mechanisms of action of the Lozenge locus in Drosophila eye and antennal development are suggested by the analysis of dominant enhancers. J Neurogenet. 1995;10:137-51 pubmed
    ..We analyse the phenotypes of both intragenic and extragenic modifiers. Our results reinforce the view from developmental studies that lz functions in eye and antennal development in distinct ways. ..
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    ..Several classical eye color mutants (v, cn, st, ltd, cd, w), including two which effect other enzymes in the xanthommatin pathway (v, cn), have low levels of ..
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    ..The level of phosphorylated (active) JNK is elevated in flw1 enhanced by puc. Together, we show that disruption of nonmuscle myosin activates JNK and puc expression in wing imaginal discs. ..
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    ..While Prosbeta2(1) shows a modest increase in the number of defective mitotic figures, there were no defects seen with the other two mutants, other than slightly reduced mitotic indexes. ..
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    ..These large chromosomes are recovered in progeny with frequencies lower than expectation partly because of zygote mortality associated with these chromosomes, and partly because of a failure of spermiogenesis. ..
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    ..Various combinations modulate two functionally related transcripts, white and scarlet, differently. The overall trend is that multiple modifiers are noncumulative or epistatic to each other...
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    Six new ems-induced scarlet mutants were selected. Four of these were partially pigmented, with xanthommatin levels ranging from 12% to 45% of normal...
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    ..Our results implicate ct in the regulation of expression and/or function of two homeotic genes and document a new role of ct in the control of segmental identity. ..
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    ..Only DTS-4 exhibited dominant lethality in triploid females. ..
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    ..melanogaster than in H. sapiens. If so, the per nucleotide mutation rate in D. melanogaster may be lower than in H. sapiens, even if their per locus mutation rates are similar. ..
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    ..Our results suggest that the TSC disorder may result from an underlying defect in cell cycle control. We have also identified a Drosophila homolog of TSC1. ..
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    ..These results suggest that tra+ function is regulated at the level of production of the female-specific tra RNA. The fact that a tra transcript is found in males raises interesting possibilities for how tra expression is controlled. ..
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    ..Rga also acts as a suppressor of position effect variegation, suggesting that a possible function of Rga could be mediation of an interaction between chromatin proteins and the transcriptional complex. ..
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    ..the effect is nearly exponential in some developmental stages for five of the eleven genes tested (white, brown, scarlet, rudimentary and vermilion)...
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    ..Negative regulation is also not linked to sorting into all LROs but only a specific class of pigment LRO. Thus, regulation of siRNA activity is tied to sorting of specific types of cargo to particular LROs...
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    ..This observation supports a role for these genes in intracellular transport and leads to a model whereby incorrect sorting of the white gene product can explain the pigmentation phenotypes of an entire group of eye-color genes...
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    ..the X chromosome, in five loci of chromosome 2 (b, j, pr, cn, and vg), and in eight loci of chromosome 3 (ru, h, th, st, cu, sr, es, and ca)...