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Table 3.
Function and expression localization of genes used for the WISH protocol.
NameFunctionTissue specific expressionCitation
piwi-1 Protein that promotes stem cell maintenance and differentiation. stem cells (neoblasts) Reddien et al., 2005  
pc2 Enzyme whose activity is the proteolytic processing of prohormones to mature neuropeptides. nervous system Collins et al., 2010  
opsin-like Light-sensitive protein with the ability to convert photons of light into electrochemical signal. eyes Sánchez Alvarado & Newmark, 1999  
porcupine-like Protein involved in the pathway of lipid metabolism. gut branches Gurley et al., 2008  
laminin-like Fibrous protein present in the basement membrane of epithelia. pharynx Cebrià & Newmark, 2007  
innexin Transmembrane protein involved in the formation of channels permeable to ions and small molecules. protonephridia (kidney) Oviedo & Levin, 2007  
collagen Elongated fibril mostly found in fibrous tissues, such as muscle tissue. muscle Witchley et al., 2013  
ifb Cytoplasmic intermediate filament involved in mechanical strength and structure attachment in epidermal cells. dorsoventral (D/V edge) Molina et al., 2011  
slit Secreted midline protein with repulsive activity that prevents some cells to cross the midline. midline Cebrià et al., 2007  
sfrp-1 Secreted frizzled-related protein and modulator of wnt signaling. anterior end Gurley et al., 2008  
frizzled-like Wnt receptor involved in the maintenance of the posterior tissues. posterior end Gurley et al., 2008  
NameFunctionTissue specific expressionCitation
piwi-1 Protein that promotes stem cell maintenance and differentiation. stem cells (neoblasts) Reddien et al., 2005  
pc2 Enzyme whose activity is the proteolytic processing of prohormones to mature neuropeptides. nervous system Collins et al., 2010  
opsin-like Light-sensitive protein with the ability to convert photons of light into electrochemical signal. eyes Sánchez Alvarado & Newmark, 1999  
porcupine-like Protein involved in the pathway of lipid metabolism. gut branches Gurley et al., 2008  
laminin-like Fibrous protein present in the basement membrane of epithelia. pharynx Cebrià & Newmark, 2007  
innexin Transmembrane protein involved in the formation of channels permeable to ions and small molecules. protonephridia (kidney) Oviedo & Levin, 2007  
collagen Elongated fibril mostly found in fibrous tissues, such as muscle tissue. muscle Witchley et al., 2013  
ifb Cytoplasmic intermediate filament involved in mechanical strength and structure attachment in epidermal cells. dorsoventral (D/V edge) Molina et al., 2011  
slit Secreted midline protein with repulsive activity that prevents some cells to cross the midline. midline Cebrià et al., 2007  
sfrp-1 Secreted frizzled-related protein and modulator of wnt signaling. anterior end Gurley et al., 2008  
frizzled-like Wnt receptor involved in the maintenance of the posterior tissues. posterior end Gurley et al., 2008  
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