Tag : vitellogenin

Biology

Ectopic Methylation of a Single Persistently Unmethylated CpG in the Promoter of the Vitellogenin Gene Abolishes Its Inducibility by Estrogen through Attenuation of Upstream Stimulating Factor Binding [Research Article]

Newsemia
The enhancer/promoter of the vitellogenin II gene (VTG) has been extensively studied as a model system of vertebrate transcriptional control. While deletion mutagenesis and in...
Biology

Fat body–specific vitellogenin expression regulates host-seeking behaviour in the mosquito <i>Aedes albopictus</i>

Newsemia
by Jessica Dittmer, Ayad Alafndi, Paolo Gabrieli The high vector competence of mosquitoes is intrinsically linked to their reproductive strategy because females need a vertebrate...

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