Annotated transcripts do not represent all supported alternative splices within 5' UTR.
Low-frequency RNA-Seq exon junction(s) not annotated.
Gene model reviewed during 5.49
None of the polypeptides share 100% sequence identity.
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Cpn protein is expressed very early in photoreceptor cell development and its expression is not altered in gl eye discs. It is expressed in larvae and adults in photoreceptor cell bodies of the retina. It is also expressed along their axons as they enter the optic lobes. It is also found in ocellar photoreceptors.
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For each fully sequenced cDNA the DGRC maintains various forms of the cDNA (e.g tagged or untagged) in several different host vectors for subsequent cloning and expression in Drosophila and Drosophila cell lines.
Cpn is an immobile Ca[2+] buffer localised along the base of the rhabdomere, which is required to prevent light-induced retinal degeneration.
Class I mutations of Cpn alter the structure of the rhabdomere, class II mutations have rough eyes due to misorientation of the rhabdomeres and photoreceptor cell death. These mutant phenotypes can be rescued by P-element mediated transformation of genomic Cpn DNA.
Class I mutations of Cpn alter the structure of the rhabdomere, class II mutations have rough eyes due to misorientation of the rhabdomeres and photoreceptor cell death. These mutant phenotypes can be rescued by P-element mediated transformation of genomic Cpn DNA. Analysis of the mutants suggests the Cpn plays important roles in both rhadomere development and photoreceptor cell survival.
The Cpn protein binds calcium, contains a long C-terminal leucine zipper and is expressed in the soma and axons of all photoreceptor cells, early in development, when cell-type decisions are being made. Cpn expression pattern is unaffected by mutations in the gl gene, which block photoreceptor development.
Monoclonal antibody 72H5 was used to isolate this protein, which is the same protein as isolated by Martin et al, PNAS 90: 1531--1535, isolated using a different monoclonal antibody, 23E9.
Monoclonal antibody 23E9 used to identify Cpn calcium binding protein in photoreceptor cells and ocelli: the location of the protein within a distinct cytoplasmic region suggests that it might function as a calcium sequestering "sponge" regulating the amount of free cytoplasmic calcium.