The DD2R gene expression level in the corpus allatum affects the fitness of female Drosophila melanogaster

The DD2R gene expression level in the corpus allatum affects the fitness of female Drosophila... The effect of tissue-specific suppression of the dopamine D2-like receptor gene (DD2R) in the corpus allatum (CA; the gland that synthesizes young hormone (JH)) on the Drosophila melanogaster resistance to heat stress has been studied. A decreased expression of the DD2R gene in the CA has been found to substantially decrease the heat stress resistance of mature transgenic females, but not males, D. melanogaster compared to the control group, this phenomenon being weakly pronounced in young flies. The effect of DD2R activation on the D. melanogaster reproductive function has been estimated. It has been shown that treatment of D. melanogaster with a synthetic specific agonist of DD2R decreases the fertility, the effect being considerably stronger in mature flies tan in young ones. It is concluded that the change in the number of DD2Rs in CA or their activation decreases the fitness of Drosophila. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

The DD2R gene expression level in the corpus allatum affects the fitness of female Drosophila melanogaster

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Publisher
SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Biomedicine; Human Genetics; Animal Genetics and Genomics; Microbial Genetics and Genomics
ISSN
1022-7954
eISSN
1608-3369
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1022795412050195
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