Gene Symbol: ncs1a
Description: neuronal calcium sensor 1a
Alias: freq, freqa, zgc:63620, neuronal calcium sensor 1, frequenin homolog a, ncs-1a
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Blasiole B, Kabbani N, Boehmler W, Thisse B, Thisse C, Canfield V, et al. Neuronal calcium sensor-1 gene ncs-1a is essential for semicircular canal formation in zebrafish inner ear. J Neurobiol. 2005;64:285-97 pubmed
    ..These studies identify a novel function for ncs-1a in inner ear development and suggest that this calcium sensor plays an important role in vestibular function...
  2. Blasiole B, Canfield V, Vollrath M, Huss D, Mohideen M, Dickman J, et al. Separate Na,K-ATPase genes are required for otolith formation and semicircular canal development in zebrafish. Dev Biol. 2006;294:148-60 pubmed
    ..Our results highlight zebrafish gene knockdown-mRNA rescue as an approach that can be used to dissect the functional properties of zebrafish and mammalian Na,K-ATPase genes...
  3. Croushore J, Blasiole B, Riddle R, Thisse C, Thisse B, Canfield V, et al. Ptena and ptenb genes play distinct roles in zebrafish embryogenesis. Dev Dyn. 2005;234:911-21 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that ptena and ptenb encode functional enzymes and that each pten gene plays a distinct role during zebrafish embryogenesis. ..
  4. Nakamura T, Coetzee W. Functional and pharmacological characterization of a Shal-related K+ channel subunit in Zebrafish. BMC Physiol. 2008;8:2 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate that zShal has similar functional and pharmacological characteristics compared to Kv4.3 and it is similarly regulated by pharmacological agents and by the Kv4 accessory subunit, NCS-1. ..
  5. Petko J, Kabbani N, Frey C, Woll M, Hickey K, Craig M, et al. Proteomic and functional analysis of NCS-1 binding proteins reveals novel signaling pathways required for inner ear development in zebrafish. BMC Neurosci. 2009;10:27 pubmed publisher