delta

Summary

Gene Symbol: delta
Description: delta protein
Species: purple sea urchin

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A large-scale analysis of mRNAs expressed by primary mesenchyme cells of the sea urchin embryo
    X Zhu
    Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Development 128:2615-27. 2001
  2. ncbi LvDelta is a mesoderm-inducing signal in the sea urchin embryo and can endow blastomeres with organizer-like properties
    Hyla C Sweet
    Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Development 129:1945-55. 2002
  3. ncbi R11: a cis-regulatory node of the sea urchin embryo gene network that controls early expression of SpDelta in micromeres
    Roger Revilla-i-Domingo
    Division of Biology 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Dev Biol 274:438-51. 2004

Research Grants

Scientific Experts

  • Hyla C Sweet
  • Roger Revilla-i-Domingo
  • E H Davidson
  • X Zhu
  • Takuya Minokawa
  • Eric H Davidson
  • G Mahairas
  • R A Cameron
  • C A Ettensohn
  • M Illies

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi A large-scale analysis of mRNAs expressed by primary mesenchyme cells of the sea urchin embryo
    X Zhu
    Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Development 128:2615-27. 2001
    ..Our analysis has also led to the cloning of several key components of signaling pathways that play crucial roles in early sea urchin development...
  2. ncbi LvDelta is a mesoderm-inducing signal in the sea urchin embryo and can endow blastomeres with organizer-like properties
    Hyla C Sweet
    Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Development 129:1945-55. 2002
    ..Finally, we find that expression of LvDelta is sufficient to endow blastomeres with the ability to function as a vegetal organizing center and to coordinate the development of a complete pluteus larva...
  3. ncbi R11: a cis-regulatory node of the sea urchin embryo gene network that controls early expression of SpDelta in micromeres
    Roger Revilla-i-Domingo
    Division of Biology 156 29, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Dev Biol 274:438-51. 2004
    ..One of these genes, delta, encodes a Notch ligand, and its expression in the right place and time is crucial to the specification of the ..

Research Grants1

  1. Delta and Mesoderm Induction in Eucidaris Embryos
    Hyla Sweet; Fiscal Year: 2004
    b>Delta/Notch signaling is an important inductive pathway in the development of many different cell types in the embryos of most animals, including echinoderms...