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Gene Review

yki  -  yorkie

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: CG4005, Dmel\CG4005, Protein yorkie, Transcriptional coactivator YAP1 homolog, Transcriptional coactivator yorkie, ...
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Regulatory relationships of yki

  • We also show that YKI overexpression induces vg and dE2F1 expression and that proliferation induced by YKI or by a dominant-negative form of FAT in wing disc is significantly reduced in a sd hypomorphic mutant context [1].


  1. SCALLOPED interacts with YORKIE, the nuclear effector of the hippo tumor-suppressor pathway in Drosophila. Goulev, Y., Fauny, J.D., Gonzalez-Marti, B., Flagiello, D., Silber, J., Zider, A. Curr. Biol. (2008) [Pubmed]
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