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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-030725-3
Wright, Jonathan M.
Email: jmwright@dal.ca
URL: http://biology.dal.ca/us/f/wright/wright.html
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Address: Department of Biology Dalhousie University Life Science Centre 1355 Oxford Street Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2 Canada
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Phone: (902) 494-6468
Fax: (902) 494-3736
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mechanisms and evolution of gene regulation; gene structure and function; genesis and fate of duplicated genes, development; fatty acid and retinoid-binding proteins, multigene family of intracellular lipid-binding proteins.


PUBLICATIONS
Laprairie, R.B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Wright, J.M. (2017) Differential regulation of the duplicated fabp7, fabp10 and fabp11 genes of zebrafish by peroxisome proliferator activated receptors. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. 213:81-90
Venkatachalam, A.B., Parmar, M.B., Wright, J.M. (2017) Evolution of the duplicated intracellular lipid-binding protein genes of teleost fishes. Molecular genetics and genomics : MGG. 292(4):699-727
Laprairie, R.B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Wright, J.M. (2016) Subfunctionalization of peroxisome proliferator response elements accounts for retention of duplicated fabp1 genes in zebrafish. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 16:147
Laprairie, R.B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Wright, J.M. (2016) Divergent evolution of cis-acting peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor elements that differentially control the tandemly duplicated fatty acid-binding protein genes, fabp1b.1 and fabp1b.2, in zebrafish. Genome. 59(6):403-12
Thirumaran, A., Wright, J.M. (2014) Fatty acid-binding protein (fabp) genes of spotted green pufferfish (Tetraodon nigroviridis): comparative genomics and spatial transcriptional regulation. Genome. 57(5):289-301
Parmar, M.B., and Wright, J.M. (2013) Comparative genomic organization and tissue-specific transcription of the duplicated fabp7 and fabp10 genes in teleost fishes. Genome. 56(11):691-701
Parmar, M.B., Shams, R., and Wright, J.M. (2013) Genomic organization and transcription of the medaka and zebrafish cellular retinol-binding protein (rbp) genes. Marine genomics. 11:1-10
Venkatachalam, A.B., Sawler, D.L., and Wright, J.M. (2013) Tissue-specific transcriptional modulation of fatty acid-binding protein genes, fabp2, fabp3 and fabp6, by fatty acids and the peroxisome proliferator, clofibrate, in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Gene. 520(1):14-21
Parmar, M.B., Lee, J.J., and Wright, J.M. (2013) Duplicated crabp1 and crabp2 genes in medaka (Oryzias latipes): Gene structure, phylogenetic relationship and tissue-specific distribution of transcripts. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. 165(1):10-8
Parmar, M.B., and Wright, J.M. (2013) Comparative evolutionary genomics of medaka and three-spined stickleback fabp2a and fabp2b genes with fabp2 of zebrafish. Genome. 56(1):27-37
Parmar, M.B., Venkatachalam, A.B., and Wright, J.M. (2012) Comparative genomics and evolutionary diversification of the duplicated fabp6a and fabp6b genes in medaka and three-spined stickleback. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part D, Genomics & proteomics. 7(4):311-321
Venkatachalam, A.B., Lall, S.P., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2012) Tissue-specific differential induction of duplicated fatty acid-binding protein genes by the peroxisome proliferator, clofibrate, in zebrafish. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12(1):112
Parmar, M.B., Venkatachalam, A.B., and Wright, J.M. (2012) The evolutionary relationship of the transcriptionally-active fabp11a (intron-less) and fabp11b genes of medaka with fabp11 genes of other teleost fishes. The FEBS journal. 279(13):2310-2321
Belliveau, D.J., Venkatachalam, A.B., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Ma, H., and Wright, J.M. (2010) The duplicated retinol-binding protein 7 (rbp7) genes are differentially transcribed in embryos and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Gene expression patterns : GEP. 10(4-5):167-176
Karanth, S., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2009) Tandem duplication of the fabp1b gene and subsequent divergence of the tissue-specific distribution of fabp1b.1 and fabp1b.2 transcripts in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Genome. 52(12):985-992
Venkatachalam, A.B., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2009) Differential tissue-specific distribution of transcripts for the duplicated fatty acid-binding protein 10 (fabp10) genes in embryos, larvae and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). The FEBS journal. 276(22):6787-6797
Karanth, S., Lall, S.P., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2009) Differential transcriptional modulation of duplicated fatty acid-binding protein genes by dietary fatty acids in zebrafish (Danio rerio): evidence for subfunctionalization and neofunctionalization of duplicated genes. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9:219
Alves-Costa, F.A., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2008) Spatio-temporal distribution of fatty acid-binding protein 6 (fabp6) gene transcripts in the developing and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). The FEBS journal. 275(13):3325-3334
Karanth, S., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2008) The evolutionary relationship between the duplicated copies of the zebrafish fabp11 gene and the tetrapod FABP4, FABP5, FABP8 and FABP9 genes. The FEBS journal. 275(12):3031-3040
Liu, R.Z., Saxena, V., Sharma, M.K., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Denovan-Wright, E.M.,Wright, J.M. (2007) The fabp4 gene of zebrafish (Danio rerio)--genomic homology with the mammalian FABP4 and divergence from the zebrafish fabp3 in developmental expression. The FEBS journal. 274(6):1621-1633
Sharma, M.K., Liu, R.Z., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2006) Hierarchical subfunctionalization of fabp1a, fabp1b and fabp10 tissue-specific expression may account for retention of these duplicated genes in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) genome. The FEBS journal. 273(14):3216-3229
Liu, R.Z., Sharma, M.K., Sun, Q., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2005) Retention of the duplicated cellular retinoic acid-binding protein 1 genes (crabp1a and crabp1b) in the zebrafish genome by subfunctionalization of tissue-specific expression. The FEBS journal. 272(14):3561-3571
Liu, R.Z., Sun, Q., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Wright, J.M., and Denovan-Wright, E.M. (2005) The Cellular Retinol-Binding Protein Genes are Duplicated and Differentially Transcribed in the Developing and Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Mol. Biol. Evol.. 22(3):469-477
Sharma, M.K., Saxena, V., Liu, R.Z., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2005) Differential expression of the duplicated cellular retinoic acid-binding protein 2 genes (crabp2a and crabp2b) during zebrafish embryonic development. Gene expression patterns : GEP. 5(3):371-379
Sharma, M.K., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Degrave, A., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2004) Sequence, linkage mapping and early developmental expression of the intestinal-type fatty acid-binding protein gene (fabp2) from zebrafish (Danio rerio). Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. 138(4):391-398
Liu, R.Z., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Degrave, A., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2004) Differential expression of duplicated genes for brain-type fatty acid-binding proteins (fabp7a and fabp7b) during early development of the CNS in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Gene expression patterns : GEP. 4(4):379-387
Liu, R.Z., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Degrave, A., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., and Wright, J.M. (2004) Spatio-temporal distribution of cellular retinol-binding protein gene transcripts (CRBPI and CRBPII) in the developing and adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). European journal of biochemistry. 271(2):339-348
Liu, R.Z., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2003) Structure, linkage mapping and expression of the heart-type fatty acid-binding protein gene (fabp3 ) from zebrafish (Danio rerio). European journal of biochemistry. 270(15):3223-3334
Sharma, M.K., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Boudreau, M.E., and Wright, J.M. (2003) A cellular retinoic acid-binding protein from zebrafish (Danio rerio): cDNA sequence, phylogenetic analysis, mRNA expression, and gene linkage mapping. Gene. 311:119-128
Liu, R.Z., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2003) Structure, mRNA expression and linkage mapping of the brain-type fatty acid-binding protein gene (fabp7) from zebrafish (Danio rerio). European journal of biochemistry. 270(4):715-725
Cameron, M.C., Denovan-Wright, E.M., Sharma, M.K., and Wright, J.M. (2002) Cellular retinol-binding protein type II (CRBPII) in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). European journal of biochemistry. 269(18):4685-4692
Denovan-Wright, E.M., Pierce, M., and Wright, J.M. (2000) Nucleotide sequence of cDNA clones coding for a brain-type fatty acid binding protein and its tissue-specific expression in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). BBA Gene Structure and Expression. 1492(1):221-226
Denovan-Wright, E.M., Pierce, M., Sharma, M.K., and Wright, J.M. (2000) cDNA sequence and tissue-specific expression of a basic liver-type fatty acid binding protein in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). BBA Gene Structure and Expression. 1492(1):227-232
Pierce, M., Wang, Y.M., Denovan-Wright, E.M., and Wright, J.M. (2000) Nucleotide sequence of a cDNA clone coding for an intestinal-type fatty acid binding protein and its tissue-specific expression in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Biochim. Biophys. Acta Gene Struct. Exp.. 1490(1-2):175-183
Hamilton, L. and Wright, J.M. (1999) Isolation of complementary DNAs coding for a receptor for activated C kinase (RACK) from zebrafish (Danio rerio) and tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): constitutive tissue and developmental expression. Marine biotechnology (New York, N.Y.). 1(3):279-285

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