Gene Symbol: Y-e
Description: yellow-e
Alias: yellow-e, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_06227, GLEAN_06227, Protein yellow-like Protein
Species: red flour beetle

Top Publications

  1. Arakane Y, Dittmer N, Tomoyasu Y, Kramer K, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman R, et al. Identification, mRNA expression and functional analysis of several yellow family genes in Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2010;40:259-66 pubmed publisher
  2. Noh M, Kramer K, Muthukrishnan S, Beeman R, Kanost M, Arakane Y. Loss of function of the yellow-e gene causes dehydration-induced mortality of adult Tribolium castaneum. Dev Biol. 2015;399:315-24 pubmed publisher
    ..These results support the hypothesis that TcY-e has a role not only in normal body pigmentation in T. castaneum adults but also has a vital waterproofing function. ..