Gene Symbol: gng8
Description: guanine nucleotide binding protein (G protein), gamma 8
Alias: zgc:110316, guanine nucleotide-binding protein G(I)/G(S)/G(O) subunit gamma-8
Mulligan T, Blaser H, Raz E, Farber S. Prenylation-deficient G protein gamma subunits disrupt GPCR signaling in the zebrafish. Cell Signal. 2010;22:221-33 pubmed publisher
deCarvalho T, Akitake C, Thisse C, Thisse B, Halpern M. Aversive cues fail to activate fos expression in the asymmetric olfactory-habenula pathway of zebrafish. Front Neural Circuits. 2013;7:98 pubmed publisher
..The results indicate that L-R asymmetry of the epithalamus sets the directionality of olfactory innervation, however, the lhx2a:YFP OB-Ha pathway does not appear to mediate fear responses to aversive odorants...
Hong E, Santhakumar K, Akitake C, Ahn S, Thisse C, Thisse B, et al
. Cholinergic left-right asymmetry in the habenulo-interpeduncular pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:21171-6 pubmed publisher
..Our studies of the newly identified cholinergic gene locus resolve the neurotransmitter identity of the zebrafish habenular nuclei and reveal functional asymmetry in a major cholinergic neuromodulatory pathway of the vertebrate brain. ..
Ferreira T, Wilson S, Choi Y, Risso D, Dudoit S, Speed T, et al
. Silencing of odorant receptor genes by G protein ?? signaling ensures the expression of one odorant receptor per olfactory sensory neuron. Neuron. 2014;81:847-59 pubmed publisher
..These results link receptor activity with the epigenetic mechanisms responsible for ensuring the expression of one odorant receptor per olfactory sensory neuron. ..
deCarvalho T, Subedi A, Rock J, Harfe B, Thisse C, Thisse B, et al
. Neurotransmitter map of the asymmetric dorsal habenular nuclei of zebrafish. Genesis. 2014;52:636-55 pubmed publisher
..Although many aspects of habenular organization appear conserved with rodents, the zebrafish habenulae also possess unique properties that may underlie lateralization of their functions. ..
Tallafuss A, Kelly M, Gay L, Gibson D, Batzel P, Karfilis K, et al
. Transcriptomes of post-mitotic neurons identify the usage of alternative pathways during adult and embryonic neuronal differentiation. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:1100 pubmed publisher
..This important insight and the lists of enriched genes we have identified will now help pave the way to a better understanding of the mechanisms of embryonic and adult neuronal differentiation and how to manipulate these processes. ..