ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-030116-3
Wnt signalling: a moving picture emerges from van gogh
Heisenberg, C.-P. and Tada, M.
Date: 2002
Source: Current biology : CB   12(4): R126-R128 (Review)
Registered Authors: Heisenberg, Carl-Philipp, Tada, Masazumi
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Cell Polarity
  • Drosophila/cytology
  • Drosophila/embryology*
  • Drosophila/metabolism*
  • Drosophila Proteins*
  • Epithelial Cells/cytology
  • Epithelial Cells/metabolism
  • Gastrula/cytology
  • Gastrula/metabolism
  • Membrane Proteins/metabolism*
  • Morphogenesis
  • Proto-Oncogene Proteins/metabolism*
  • Signal Transduction*
  • Wnt Proteins
  • Zebrafish Proteins*
PubMed: 11864583 Full text @ Curr. Biol.
Recent studies on vertebrate homologues of the van gogh/strabismus (vang/stbm) gene, a key player in planar cell polarity signalling in Drosophila, show that vang/stbm is involved in patterning and morphogenesis during vertebrate gastrulation where it modulates two distinct Wnt signals.