LOC105422894

Summary

Gene Symbol: LOC105422894
Description: uncharacterized LOC105422894
Alias: vkr, uncharacterized LOC105422894, uncharacterized protein LOC105422894, venus kinase receptor
Species: red harvester ant

Top Publications

  1. Ahier A, Rondard P, Gouignard N, Khayath N, Huang S, Trolet J, et al. A new family of receptor tyrosine kinases with a venus flytrap binding domain in insects and other invertebrates activated by aminoacids. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e5651 pubmed publisher
    ..Sixteen new members of this family, named Venus Kinase Receptor (VKR), were identified in many insects...
  2. Vicogne J, Pin J, Lardans V, Capron M, Noël C, Dissous C. An unusual receptor tyrosine kinase of Schistosoma mansoni contains a Venus Flytrap module. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2003;126:51-62 pubmed
    ..The preferential localization of SmRTK-1 in sporocyst germinal cells and ovocytes could be in favor of its function in schistosome growth and differentiation...
  3. Gouignard N, Vanderstraete M, Cailliau K, Lescuyer A, Browaeys E, Dissous C. Schistosoma mansoni: structural and biochemical characterization of two distinct Venus Kinase Receptors. Exp Parasitol. 2012;132:32-9 pubmed publisher
    ..While a single vkr gene was consistently found in all genomes, we identified two distinct vkr genes in S. mansoni...
  4. Vanderstraete M, Gouignard N, Ahier A, Morel M, Vicogne J, Dissous C. The venus kinase receptor (VKR) family: structure and evolution. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:361 pubmed publisher
    ..A new family of RTK named Venus Kinase Receptor (VKR) has been described in invertebrates...