Gene Symbol: Tep3
Description: Thioester-containing protein 3
Alias: CG7068, Dmel\CG7068, TEP3, TEP3mel, TEPIII, TepIII, dTEPIII, Thioester-containing protein 3, CG7068-PA, TEP, Tep3-PA, thiolester containing protein III
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Erturk Hasdemir D, Silverman N. Eater: a big bite into phagocytosis. Cell. 2005;123:190-2 pubmed
    ..In this issue of Cell, Kocks et al. (2005) demonstrate that Eater, a scavenger receptor, plays an important role in the recognition and phagocytosis of bacteria in the fruit fly Drosophila. ..
  2. Bou Aoun R, Hetru C, Troxler L, Doucet D, Ferrandon D, Matt N. Analysis of thioester-containing proteins during the innate immune response of Drosophila melanogaster. J Innate Immun. 2011;3:52-64 pubmed publisher
    ..In Drosophila, the Tep family is composed of 6 genes named Tep1-Tep6...
  3. Doroszuk A, Jonker M, Pul N, Breit T, Zwaan B. Transcriptome analysis of a long-lived natural Drosophila variant: a prominent role of stress- and reproduction-genes in lifespan extension. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:167 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that natural genetic variation for SR and lifespan can operate through similar transcriptional mechanisms as those of dietary restriction and life-extending mutations. ..
  4. Arefin B, Kucerova L, Dobes P, Márkus R, Strnad H, Wang Z, et al. Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of Drosophila larvae infected by entomopathogenic nematodes shows involvement of complement, recognition and extracellular matrix proteins. J Innate Immun. 2014;6:192-204 pubmed publisher
    ..Of note is that several of these genes have not previously been implicated in immune responses. ..
  5. Lagueux M, Perrodou E, Levashina E, Capovilla M, Hoffmann J. Constitutive expression of a complement-like protein in toll and JAK gain-of-function mutants of Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:11427-32 pubmed
    ..We also observe a constitutive expression in gain-of-function Toll mutants. We discuss the possible roles of these novel complement-like proteins in the Drosophila host defense. ..
  6. Hultmark D, Ekengren S. A cytokine in the Drosophila stress response. Dev Cell. 2003;5:360-1 pubmed
    ..However, in this issue of Developmental Cell, show that cytokines do play a role in mediating an acute phase response in this organism. ..
  7. Jiggins F, Kim K. Contrasting evolutionary patterns in Drosophila immune receptors. J Mol Evol. 2006;63:769-80 pubmed
    ..In contrast to the Tep genes, the GNBP genes are highly conserved...