Gene Symbol: vps18
Description: vacuolar protein sorting 18 homolog (S. cerevisiae)
Alias: chunp6929, hm:zehl0587, wu:fj35h10, vacuolar protein sorting-associated protein 18 homolog, vacuolar protein sorting protein 18
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Sadler K, Amsterdam A, Soroka C, Boyer J, Hopkins N. A genetic screen in zebrafish identifies the mutants vps18, nf2 and foie gras as models of liver disease. Development. 2005;132:3561-72 pubmed
    ..Mutation of the class C vacuolar protein sorting gene vps18 results in hepatomegaly associated with large, vesicle-filled hepatocytes, which we attribute to the failure of ..
  2. Maldonado E, Hernandez F, Lozano C, Castro M, Navarro R. The zebrafish mutant vps18 as a model for vesicle-traffic related hypopigmentation diseases. Pigment Cell Res. 2006;19:315-26 pubmed
    ..Hypopigmentation is also a characteristic of the zebrafish mutant vps18(hi2499A), which is affected in the gene vps18, a component of the homotypic fusion and protein sorting complex ..
  3. Ellis K, Bagwell J, Bagnat M. Notochord vacuoles are lysosome-related organelles that function in axis and spine morphogenesis. J Cell Biol. 2013;200:667-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the vertebrate notochord plays important structural roles beyond early development...