Gene Symbol: st8sia3
Description: ST8 alpha-N-acetyl-neuraminide alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase 3
Alias: siat 8C, sia-alpha-2,3-Gal-beta-1,4-GlcNAc-R:alpha 2,8-sialyltransferase, alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase ST8Sia III
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Sivasubbu S, Balciunas D, Davidson A, Pickart M, Hermanson S, Wangensteen K, et al. Gene-breaking transposon mutagenesis reveals an essential role for histone H2afza in zebrafish larval development. Mech Dev. 2006;123:513-29 pubmed
    ..In principle this gene-breaking strategy is scalable for functional genomics screens and can be used in Sleeping Beauty transposon and other gene delivery systems in the zebrafish. ..
  2. Bentrop J, Marx M, Schattschneider S, Rivera Milla E, Bastmeyer M. Molecular evolution and expression of zebrafish St8SiaIII, an alpha-2,8-sialyltransferase involved in myotome development. Dev Dyn. 2008;237:808-18 pubmed publisher
    ..These phenotypes hint for a basic activity of zebrafish St8SiaIII during segmentation and somite formation, providing novel evidence for a non-neuronal function of sialyltransferases during vertebrate development. ..
  3. Chang L, Mir A, Thisse C, Guerardel Y, Delannoy P, Thisse B, et al. Molecular cloning and characterization of the expression pattern of the zebrafish alpha2, 8-sialyltransferases (ST8Sia) in the developing nervous system. Glycoconj J. 2009;26:263-75 pubmed publisher
  4. Chang L, Harduin Lepers A, Kitajima K, Sato C, Huang C, Khoo K, et al. Developmental regulation of oligosialylation in zebrafish. Glycoconj J. 2009;26:247-61 pubmed publisher

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