A Genetic Screen in Drosophila for Genes Interacting With senseless During Neuronal Development Identifies the Importin moleskin

@article{Pepple2007AGS,
  title={A Genetic Screen in Drosophila for Genes Interacting With senseless During Neuronal Development Identifies the Importin moleskin},
  author={Kathryn L. Pepple and Aimee Elizabeth Anderson and Benjamin J. Frankfort and Graeme Mardon},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={175},
  pages={125 - 141}
}
Senseless (Sens) is a conserved transcription factor required for normal development of the Drosophila peripheral nervous system. In the Drosophila retina, sens is necessary and sufficient for differentiation of R8 photoreceptors and interommatidial bristles (IOBs). When Sens is expressed in undifferentiated cells posterior to the morphogenetic furrow, ectopic IOBs are formed. This phenotype was used to identify new members of the sens pathway in a dominant modifier screen. Seven suppressor and… Expand
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