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kirre  -  kin of irre

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: CG3653, CT12279, DUF, DUF/KIRRE, Dmel\CG3653, ...
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High impact information on kirre


Biological context of kirre


Anatomical context of kirre


Other interactions of kirre

  • ANTS, which is expressed specifically in founder cells, interacts with the cytoplasmic domain of Dumbfounded, a founder cell transmembrane receptor, and with Myoblast city, a cytoskeletal protein, both of which are also required for myoblast fusion [10].


  1. Drosophila dumbfounded: a myoblast attractant essential for fusion. Ruiz-Gómez, M., Coutts, N., Price, A., Taylor, M.V., Bate, M. Cell (2000) [Pubmed]
  2. A positive feedback loop between Dumbfounded and Rolling pebbles leads to myotube enlargement in Drosophila. Menon, S.D., Osman, Z., Chenchill, K., Chia, W. J. Cell Biol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Coordinated development of muscles and tendons of the Drosophila leg. Soler, C., Daczewska, M., Da Ponte, J.P., Dastugue, B., Jagla, K. Development (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. rst and its paralogue kirre act redundantly during embryonic muscle development in Drosophila. Strünkelnberg, M., Bonengel, B., Moda, L.M., Hertenstein, A., de Couet, H.G., Ramos, R.G., Fischbach, K.F. Development (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Characterization of Drosophila hibris, a gene related to human nephrin. Dworak, H.A., Charles, M.A., Pellerano, L.B., Sink, H. Development (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. Interspecies comparison of a gene pair with partially redundant function: the rst and kirre genes in D. virilis and D. melanogaster. Strünkelnberg, M., de Couet, H.G., Hertenstein, A., Fischbach, K.F. J. Mol. Evol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. A scan of molecular variation leads to the narrow localization of a selective sweep affecting both Afrotropical and cosmopolitan populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Pool, J.E., Bauer DuMont, V., Mueller, J.L., Aquadro, C.F. Genetics (2006) [Pubmed]
  8. The formation of syncytia within the visceral musculature of the Drosophila midgut is dependent on duf, sns and mbc. Klapper, R., Stute, C., Schomaker, O., Strasser, T., Janning, W., Renkawitz-Pohl, R., Holz, A. Mech. Dev. (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Expression of mKirre, a mammalian homolog of Drosophila kirre, in the developing and adult mouse brain. Tamura, S., Morikawa, Y., Hisaoka, T., Ueno, H., Kitamura, T., Senba, E. Neuroscience (2005) [Pubmed]
  10. Antisocial, an intracellular adaptor protein, is required for myoblast fusion in Drosophila. Chen, E.H., Olson, E.N. Dev. Cell (2001) [Pubmed]
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