Gene Symbol: Lfng
Description: LFNG O-fucosylpeptide 3-beta-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase
Alias: beta-1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase lunatic fringe, O-fucosylpeptide 3-beta-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, lunatic fringe gene homolog
Shifley E, Vanhorn K, Perez Balaguer A, Franklin J, Weinstein M, Cole S. Oscillatory lunatic fringe activity is crucial for segmentation of the anterior but not posterior skeleton. Development. 2008;135:899-908 pubmed publisher
..Lunatic fringe (Lfng) encodes a glycosyltransferase that modulates Notch signaling, and its expression patterns suggest roles in both of ..
Zhang N, Norton C, Gridley T. Segmentation defects of Notch pathway mutants and absence of a synergistic phenotype in lunatic fringe/radical fringe double mutant mice. Genesis. 2002;33:21-8 pubmed
..distinct segmentation defects are displayed in embryos mutant for the Notch pathway genes Notch1, Lunatic fringe (Lfng), Delta-like 1 (Dll1), and Delta-like 3 (Dll3)...
Hahn K, Johnson J, Beres B, Howard S, Wilson Rawls J. Lunatic fringe null female mice are infertile due to defects in meiotic maturation. Development. 2005;132:817-28 pubmed
..This represents a new role for the Notch signaling pathway and lunatic fringe in mammalian folliculogenesis. ..
Tan J, Xu K, Cretegny K, Visan I, Yuan J, Egan S, et al
. Lunatic and manic fringe cooperatively enhance marginal zone B cell precursor competition for delta-like 1 in splenic endothelial niches. Immunity. 2009;30:254-63 pubmed publisher
..We show that Lunatic Fringe (Lfng) and Manic Fringe (Mfng) cooperatively enhanced the DL1-Notch2 interaction to promote MZ B cell development...
Kakuda S, Haltiwanger R. Deciphering the Fringe-Mediated Notch Code: Identification of Activating and Inhibiting Sites Allowing Discrimination between Ligands. Dev Cell. 2017;40:193-201 pubmed publisher
..Combined, these results suggest that Fringe modifications "mark" different regions in the Notch1 extracellular domain for activation or inhibition. ..
Yang L, Nichols J, Yao C, Manilay J, Robey E, Weinmaster G. Fringe glycosyltransferases differentially modulate Notch1 proteolysis induced by Delta1 and Jagged1. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:927-42 pubmed
..Here, we report that expression of mammalian fringe proteins (Lunatic [LFng], Manic [MFng], or Radical [RFng] Fringe) increased Delta1 binding and activation of Notch1 signaling in 293T and ..
Dunwoodie S. Mutation of the fucose-specific beta1,3 N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase LFNG results in abnormal formation of the spine. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009;1792:100-11 pubmed publisher
..and vertebral column development in humans; of particular interest here is mutation of the LUNATIC FRINGE (LFNG) gene, which causes SCD type 3...
Ferjentsik Z, Hayashi S, Dale J, Bessho Y, Herreman A, De Strooper B, et al
. Notch is a critical component of the mouse somitogenesis oscillator and is essential for the formation of the somites. PLoS Genet. 2009;5:e1000662 pubmed publisher
..by analysing embryos carrying a mutation in different components of the Notch pathway, such as Lunatic fringe (Lfng), Hes7, Rbpj, and presenilin1/presenilin2 (Psen1/Psen2), and by pharmacological blocking of the Notch pathway...
Fiuza U, Arias A. Cell and molecular biology of Notch. J Endocrinol. 2007;194:459-74 pubmed
..In this review, we will describe the multiple roles of Notch and how various factors can regulate Notch signalling...