vis

Summary

Gene Symbol: vis
Description: vismay
Alias: CG8821, Dmel\CG8821, TGIFa, achi/vis, dTGIFa, zaa, CG8821 gene product from transcript CG8821-RA, CG8821-PA, CG8821-PB, achi/vis, vis-PA, vis-PB, zuker-aly-like a
Species: fruit fly

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Requirement for two nearly identical TGIF-related homeobox genes in Drosophila spermatogenesis
    Zhaohui Wang
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, 701 West 168th Street, HHSC 1104, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Development 130:2853-65. 2003
  2. pmc Tombola, a tesmin/TSO1-family protein, regulates transcriptional activation in the Drosophila male germline and physically interacts with always early
    JianQiao Jiang
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Development 134:1549-59. 2007
  3. doi Transgenic analyses of TGIF family proteins in Drosophila imply their role in cell growth
    Yonghua Wang
    Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:457-65. 2008
  4. doi Molecular mechanisms of gene regulation during Drosophila spermatogenesis
    Helen White-Cooper
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, UK
    Reproduction 139:11-21. 2010
  5. pmc FlyTED: the Drosophila Testis Gene Expression Database
    Jun Zhao
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:D710-5. 2010
  6. doi Perceived sperm competition intensity influences seminal fluid protein production prior to courtship and mating
    Kenneth M Fedorka
    University of Central Florida, Department of Biology, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Evolution 65:584-90. 2011
  7. pmc Sequential changes at differentiation gene promoters as they become active in a stem cell lineage
    Xin Chen
    Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 2685, USA
    Development 138:2441-50. 2011
  8. pmc Drosophila TGIF proteins are transcriptional activators
    Cathy A Hyman
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Center for Cell Signaling, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 23:9262-74. 2003
  9. pmc Up-regulation of the Ku heterodimer in Drosophila testicular cyst cells
    Alexander M Boutanaev
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, United States
    FEBS Lett 581:1707-15. 2007

Scientific Experts

  • Kenneth M Fedorka
  • Xin Chen
  • Helen White-Cooper
  • Zhaohui Wang
  • Jun Zhao
  • Elizabeth Benson
  • Yonghua Wang
  • JianQiao Jiang
  • Alexander M Boutanaev
  • Cathy A Hyman
  • Graham Klyne
  • David Shotton
  • Elin Gudmannsdottir
  • Lixia Wang
  • Dmitry I Nurminsky
  • Lyudmila M Mikhaylova
  • Nina Bausek
  • Karen Doggett
  • Laurent Bartholin
  • David Wotton
  • Richard S Mann
  • Stuart J Newfeld

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Requirement for two nearly identical TGIF-related homeobox genes in Drosophila spermatogenesis
    Zhaohui Wang
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, 701 West 168th Street, HHSC 1104, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Development 130:2853-65. 2003
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  2. pmc Tombola, a tesmin/TSO1-family protein, regulates transcriptional activation in the Drosophila male germline and physically interacts with always early
    JianQiao Jiang
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Development 134:1549-59. 2007
    ..The Drosophila aly-class meiotic-arrest loci (aly, comr, achi/vis and topi) are essential for activation of transcription of many differentiation-specific genes, and several genes ..
  3. doi Transgenic analyses of TGIF family proteins in Drosophila imply their role in cell growth
    Yonghua Wang
    Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:457-65. 2008
    ..Additionally, we confirmed that Drosophila TGIFs are transcriptional activators by assaying their activities in spermatogenesis...
  4. doi Molecular mechanisms of gene regulation during Drosophila spermatogenesis
    Helen White-Cooper
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, UK
    Reproduction 139:11-21. 2010
    ..Here, I discuss the regulation of gene expression during spermatogenesis in Drosophila, focussing on the processes underlying the expression of testis-specific genes in the male germline...
  5. pmc FlyTED: the Drosophila Testis Gene Expression Database
    Jun Zhao
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:D710-5. 2010
    ..org/software/), and provides both web-based search and browse interfaces, and programmatic access via an SQL dump, OAI-PMH and SPARQL. FlyTED is available at http://www.fly-ted.org/...
  6. doi Perceived sperm competition intensity influences seminal fluid protein production prior to courtship and mating
    Kenneth M Fedorka
    University of Central Florida, Department of Biology, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Evolution 65:584-90. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that perceived competition in the pre-mating environment places a significant influence on Sfp allocation, which may be a general trend in promiscuous animal systems with internal fertilization...
  7. pmc Sequential changes at differentiation gene promoters as they become active in a stem cell lineage
    Xin Chen
    Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 2685, USA
    Development 138:2441-50. 2011
    ..Together, the action of the tMAC and tTAF cell type-specific chromatin and transcription machinery leads to loss of Polycomb and release of stalled Pol II from the terminal differentiation gene promoters, allowing robust transcription...
  8. pmc Drosophila TGIF proteins are transcriptional activators
    Cathy A Hyman
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Center for Cell Signaling, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 23:9262-74. 2003
    ..Thus, dTGIF may be the first transcription factor in the Drosophila activin pathway. Overall, our study suggests that assumptions about the functional equivalence of conserved proteins must be validated experimentally...
  9. pmc Up-regulation of the Ku heterodimer in Drosophila testicular cyst cells
    Alexander M Boutanaev
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, United States
    FEBS Lett 581:1707-15. 2007
    ..Abundance of Ku in the cyst cell cytoplasm suggests the role for Ku subunits in the regulation of sperm individualization...

Research Grants1

  1. Epigenetic Regulation of Germ Cell Differentiation from a Stem Cell Lineage
    Xin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..cellular differentiation during male germ cell development. I am committed to the research in biomedical science, and to the education of future scientists. ..