Gene Symbol: Sytalpha
Description: Synaptotagmin alpha
Alias: CG5559, Dmel\CG5559, SYT-alpha, SYT3, Syt alpha, Syt3, dsytalpha, sytalpha, synaptotagmin alpha, CG5559-PA, CG5559-PB, CG5559-PC, CG5559-PD, Syt3, Sytalpha-PA, Sytalpha-PB, Sytalpha-PC, Sytalpha-PD, sytalpha
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Adolfsen B, Littleton J. Genetic and molecular analysis of the synaptotagmin family. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2001;58:393-402 pubmed
    ..Here we review the current literature on the function of the synaptotagmin family and discuss the implications for synaptic transmission and membrane trafficking. ..
  2. Craxton M. Genomic analysis of synaptotagmin genes. Genomics. 2001;77:43-9 pubmed
    ..Comparison of the genomic structures of the Syt genes makes clear the different phylogenies of the different subgroups. Knowledge of the genomic structures will aid the systematic investigation of alternative splicing in Syt genes. ..
  3. Adolfsen B, Saraswati S, Yoshihara M, Littleton J. Synaptotagmins are trafficked to distinct subcellular domains including the postsynaptic compartment. J Cell Biol. 2004;166:249-60 pubmed
    ..In addition, the identification of a postsynaptic synaptotagmin suggests calcium-dependent membrane-trafficking functions on both sides of the synapse. ..
  4. Oyallon J, Apitz H, Miguel Aliaga I, Timofeev K, Ferreira L, Salecker I. Regulation of locomotion and motoneuron trajectory selection and targeting by the Drosophila homolog of Olig family transcription factors. Dev Biol. 2012;369:261-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our findings reveal a remarkably conserved role of Drosophila Oli and vertebrate family members in regulating motoneuron development, while the steps that require their function differ in detail. ..
  5. Park D, Li P, Dani A, Taghert P. Peptidergic cell-specific synaptotagmins in Drosophila: localization to dense-core granules and regulation by the bHLH protein DIMMED. J Neurosci. 2014;34:13195-207 pubmed publisher

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