Gene Symbol: vsg
Description: visgun
Alias: BEST:GH15083, CG16707, Dmel\CG16707, FBgn0045823, GH15083, Vsg, anon-WO0118547.164, visgun, CG16707-PA, CG16707-PB, CG16707-PC, CG16707-PD, CG16707-PE, endolyn, vsg-PA, vsg-PB, vsg-PC, vsg-PD, vsg-PE
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. Zhou G, Zhang Y, Ferguson D, Chen S, Rasmuson Lestander A, Campbell F, et al. The Drosophila ortholog of the endolysosomal membrane protein, endolyn, regulates cell proliferation. J Cell Biochem. 2006;99:1380-96 pubmed
    b>Endolyn (CD164) is a sialomucin that regulates the proliferation, adhesion, and migration of human haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells...
  2. Berger K, Kong E, Dubnau J, Tully T, Moore M, Heberlein U. Ethanol sensitivity and tolerance in long-term memory mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2008;32:895-908 pubmed publisher
    ..The corresponding genes in these mutants represent areas of potential overlap between learning and memory and behavioral responses to alcohol. These genes also define components shared between different ethanol behavioral responses. ..
  3. Airoldi S, McLean P, Shimada Y, Cooley L. Intercellular protein movement in syncytial Drosophila follicle cells. J Cell Sci. 2011;124:4077-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show by confocal and electron microscopy that Pavarotti kinesin-like protein and Visgun are stable components of somatic ring canals...
  4. van Swinderen B, McCartney A, Kauffman S, Flores K, Agrawal K, Wagner J, et al. Shared visual attention and memory systems in the Drosophila brain. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e5989 pubmed publisher
  5. Akalal D, Yu D, Davis R. The long-term memory trace formed in the Drosophila ?/? mushroom body neurons is abolished in long-term memory mutants. J Neurosci. 2011;31:5643-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations elevate the significance of this LTM trace given that 26 independent mutants all exhibit a defect in the trace, and further suggest that the calcium trace is a fundamental mechanism underlying Drosophila LTM...
  6. Tan K, Goh S, Minakhina S. Genetic screen for regulators of lymph gland homeostasis and hemocyte maturation in Drosophila. G3 (Bethesda). 2012;2:393-405 pubmed publisher
  7. Swanson W, Wong A, Wolfner M, Aquadro C. Evolutionary expressed sequence tag analysis of Drosophila female reproductive tracts identifies genes subjected to positive selection. Genetics. 2004;168:1457-65 pubmed publisher
  8. Brown E, Layne J, Zhu C, Jegga A, Rollmann S. Genome-wide association mapping of natural variation in odour-guided behaviour in Drosophila. Genes Brain Behav. 2013;12:503-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results showed that subtle changes influencing nervous system function can result in marked differences in behaviour. ..