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Mech Dev. 2001 May;103(1-2):159-62.

Drosophila regulatory factor X is an embryonic type I sensory neuron marker also expressed in spermatids and in the brain of Drosophila.

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  • 1Centre de Génétique Moléculaire et Cellulaire U.M.R. 5534, Laboratoire des Mécanismes Moléculaires et Cellulaires du Développement, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, 43, Boulevard du 11 Novembre 1918, F-69622 Villeurbanne, France.

Abstract

We report the expression pattern of a Drosophila transcription factor, Drosophila regulatory factor X (dRFX), which belongs to the RFX winged-helix transcription factor family. dRFX is distributed in type I sensory neuron lineage of the peripheral nervous system throughout Drosophila development and thus represents the first described type I lineage characteristic marker in Drosophila. In addition, dRFX is also detected in the brain throughout development and in spermatids in adult flies.

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