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ID: 32
Geo Accession: GSE32 (GEO Site)
Title: Heatshock otd / OTX2
Platform id: GPL70
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Total 16 GSM
Status: Public on Feb 25 2002
Submission date: 2002-02-21
Last update date: 2012-12-05
Pubmed id: 11983056  
Summary: The homeobox genes of the orthodenticle (otd)/Otx family play conserved roles in embryogenesis of the head and brain. Gene replacement experiments show that the Drosophila otd gene and orthologous mammalian Otx genes are functionally equivalent, in that overexpression of either gene in null mutants of Drosophila or mouse can restore defects in cephalic and brain development. This suggests that otd and Otx genes can control a comparable subset of downstream target genes in either organism. Here we use quantitative transcript imaging to analyze this equivalence of Drosophila otd and human Otx gene action at a genomic level.
In this study, transgenic fly strains carrying the otd coding sequence or the human Otx2 coding sequence under control of the heat inducible Hsp70 promoter were used [Leuzinger et al.: Equivalence of the fly orthodenticle gene and the human OTX genes in embryonic brain development of Drosophila. Development 1998; 125:1703-1710.]. Stage 10-17 embryos were given a 25-min heat pulse in order to overexpress the otd or Otx2 genes and allowed to recover for 25 min.
Keywords = Drosophila melanogaster, embryo, brain, development, otd, OTX, heatshock
Keywords: ordered
Type: Expression profiling by array
Contributor: Haiqiong,,Montalta-He; Ronny Leemans; Thomas Loop; Martin Strahm; Ulrich Certa; Michael Primig; Dario Acampora; Antonio Simeone; Heinrich Reichert
Contact: Name: Thomas Loop; Email: thomas.loop@unibas.ch; Phone: +41612671616; Laboratory: Reichert Lab; Department: Institute of Zoology; Institute: University of Basel; Address: Klingelbergstrasse 50; City: Basel; Zip/postal_code: CH-4056; Country: Switzerland; Web_link: http://www.unibas.ch/dib/zoolo ..
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