Anthony Percival-SmithWestern Science


Papers in Refereed Journals


Newman, C. E., Toxopeus J., Udaka, H., Ahn, S., Martynowicz, D. M., Graether, S. P., Sinclair, B. J., and Percival-Smith, A. 2017. CRISPR-induced null alleles show that Frost protects Drosophila melanogaster reproduction after cold exposure.  J. Exp. Biol. (Accepted).

Percival-Smith, A., Ponce, G., and Pelling, J. J. H. 2017.  The noncell autonomous requirement for Proboscipedia for growth and differentiation of the distal maxillary palp during metamorphosis of Drosophila melanogaster.  Genetics Research International 2624170 (PDF).

Percival-Smith, A. 2017. Non-specificity of transcription factor function in Drosophila melanogaster.  Development, Genes and Evolution 227: 25-39 (PDF).

Camiletti, A. L., Percival-Smith, A., Croft, J. R., and Thompson G.J. 2016. A novel screen for genes associated with pheromone-induced sterility.  Sci. Rep. 6, 36041 (PDF)

Sivanantharajah, L., and Percival-Smith A.. 2014. Acqusition of a leucine zipper motif as a mechanism of antimorphy for an allele of the Drosophila Hox gene Sex combs reduced.  G3 4:829-838 (PDF)

Kanca, O., Caussinus, E., Denes, A. S., Percival-Smith, A., and Affolter, M. 2014. Raeppli: a whole-tissue labeling tool for live imaging of Drosophila development.  Development 141:472-480. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A., Sivanantharajah, L., Pelling J. H. and Teft W. A. 2013. Developmental competence and the induction of ectopic proboscises in Drosophila melanogaster.  Development, Genes and Evolution 223: 375-387. (PDF)

Ukada, H., Percival-Smith, A., and Sinclair, B. J.  2013. Increased abundance of Frost mRNA during recovery from cold stress is not essential for cold tolerance in adult Drosophila melanogaster.  Insect Mol Biol 22: 541-550. (PDF)

Camiletti, A. L., Percival-Smith, A., and Thompson, G. J. 2013.  Honey bee mandibular pheromone inhibits ovary development and fecundity in a fruit fly.  Entomologia Experimentis et Applicata 147:262-268. (PDF)

Xie, X., Hu, J., Liu, X., Qin, H., Percival-Smith, A. Rao, Y., and Li S. C..  2010.  NIP/Duox is essential for Drosophila embryonic development and regulates oxidative stress response.  International Journal of Biological Sciences6: 252-267. (PDF)

Moazzen, H., Rosenfeld, R., and Percival-Smith, A..  2009.  Non-requirement of a regulatory subunit of protein phosphatase, PP2A-B’, for activation of Sex combs reduced activity in Drosophila melanogasterMech Dev. 126: 605-610. (PDF)

Sivanantharajah, L., and Percival-Smith A..  2009.  Analysis of the sequence and phenotype of Drosophila Sex combs reduced alleles reveals potential functions of conserved protein motifs of the Sex combs reduced protein.  Genetics  182: 191-203. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A., Teft, W. A., and Barta, J. L.. 2005.  Tarsus determination in Drosophila melanogaster. Genome 48: 712-721.  (PDF)

Qin H., Percival-Smith, A., Li C, Jia, C. Y., Gloor G, Li S. C..  2004.  A novel transmembrane protein recruits numb to the plasmic membrane in asymmetric cell division. J. Biol Chem. 279: 11304-11312.  (PDF)

Tayyab, I., Hallahan, H. and Percival-Smith A..  2004.  Analysis of Drosophila proboscipedia mutant alleles.   Genome 47: 600-609. (PDF)

Argiropoulos, B. Ho, J. Blachuta, B. J., Tayyab I. and Percival-Smith A.. 2003 Low-level ectopic expression of Fushi tarazu in Drosophila melanogaster results in ftzUal/Rpl-like phenotypes and rescues ftz phenotypes. Mech. Dev. 120, 1443-1453(PDF)

Schwartz, C. J. E., Sampson, H. M., Hlousek, D., Percival-Smith, A., Copeland, J. W. R, Simmonds, A. J. and Krause H. M.  2001.  FTZ-Factor1 and Fushi tarazu interact via conserved nuclear receptor and coactivator interaction motifs.  EMBO J. 20: 510-519. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A. and Laing Bondy, J. A. 1999.  Analysis of HOXA-2 activity in Drosophila melanogasterDevelopmental Genetics 24: 336-344. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A. and Hayden, D. J.  1998.  Analysis in Drosophila melanogaster of the interaction between Sex Combs Reduced and Extradenticle activity in the determination of tarsus and arista identity.  Genetics 150: 189-198. (PDF)

Guichet, A., Copeland, J. W. R., Erdélyi, M., Hlousek, D., Závorszky, P., Ho, J., Brown, S., Percival-Smith, A., Krause, H. M. and Ephrussi, A. 1997.  The nuclear receptor homologue Ftz-F1 and the homeodomain protein Ftz are mutually dependent cofactors.  Nature 385: 548-552. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A., Weber, J., Gilfoyle, E. and Wilson, P. 1997.  Genetic characterization of the role of the two HOX proteins, Proboscipedia and Sex Combs Reduced, in determination of adult antennal, tarsal, maxillary palp and proboscis identities in Drosophila melanogasterDevelopment 124: 5049-5062. (PDF)

Hyduk, D. and Percival-Smith, A. 1996.  Genetic characterization of the homeodomain-independent activity of the Drosophila fushi tarazu gene product.  Genetics 142: 481-492. (PDF)

Fitzpatrick, V. D., Percival-Smith, A., Ingles, C. J. and Krause, H. 1992.  Homeodomain-independent activity of the fushi tarazu polypeptide in Drosophila embryos.  Nature 356: 610-612. (PDF)

Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A., Müller, M., Billeter, M., Qian, Y.Q., Otting, G., Wüthrich, K. and Gehring, W. J. 1991.  Similarities between the Homeodomain and the Hin Recombinase DNA-binding domain.  Cell 64: 879-880. (PDF)

Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A., Müller, M., Leupin, W. and Gehring, W. J. 1990.  DNA binding properties of the purified Antennapedia homeodomain.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 87: 4093-4097. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A., Müller, M., Affolter, M. and Gehring, W.J. 1990.  The interaction with DNA of wild-type and mutant fushi tarazu homeodomains.  EMBO J. 9: 3967-3974.  1992. Corrigendum. EMBO J. 11:382. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A. and Segall, J. 1987.  Increased copy number of the 5' end of the SPS2 gene inhibits sporulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMol. Cell. Biol. 7: 2484-2490. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A. and Segall, J. 1986.  Characterization and mutational analysis of a cluster of three genes expressed preferentially during sporulation of Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMol. Cell. Biol. 6: 2443-2451. (PDF)

Pelech, S. L., Pritchard, P. H., Sommermann, E. F., Percival-Smith, A. and Vance, D. E. 1984.  Glucagon inhibits phosphatidyl choline biosynthesis via the CDP-choline and transmethylation pathways in cultured rat heptocytes.  Can. J. Biochem. Cell. Biology 62: 196-202. (PDF)

Percival-Smith, A. and Segall, J. 1984.  Isolation of DNA sequences preferentially expressed during sporulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeMol. Cell. Biol. 4: 142-150 (PDF)

Chapters in Books and Symposia

 Segall, J., Briza, P., Breitenbach, M., Law, D. T. S. and Percival-Smith, A. 1990.  Temporal program of gene expression during sporulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeIn Developmental Biology, UCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology new series, Eds. Davidson, E., Ruderman, J. V. and Posakony, J. W. (Wiley-Liss, Inc.) 125: 257-270. 

Refereed Review Papers

Sivanantharajah, L., and Percival-Smith A.. 2015.  Differential pleiotrophy and HOX functional organization. Dev. Biol. 398: 1-10. (PDF)

Gehring, W. J., Müller, M., Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A, Billeter, M., Qian, Y. Q., Otting, G. and Wüthrich, K. 1990.  The structure of the homeodomain and its functional implications.  Trends in Genetics 6: 323-329. (PDF)