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Faculty Publications

Steven G Britt, MD

The following data are linked to original publications.


  1. Birkholz, D.A., Chou, W.-H., Phistry, M.M., Britt, S.G. (2009) Disruption of photoreceptor cell patterning in the Drosophila Scutoid mutant. Fly, 3, 253-262.
  2. Birkholz, D.A., Chou, W.-H., Phistry, M.M., Britt, S.G. (2009) rhomboid mediates specification of blue- and green-sensitive R8 photoreceptor cells in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 2666-2675. * This work was reviewed in “This Week in The Journal” (2009), Journal of Neuroscience 29, i.
  3. Salcedo, E., Zheng, L., Phistry, M., Bagg, E.E., Britt, S.G. (2009) The green absorbing Drosophila Rh6 visual pigment contains a blue shifting amino acid substitution that is conserved in vertebrates. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284; 5717-5722.
  4. Bell, M.L., Earl, J.B., and Britt, S.G. (2007) Two types of Drosophila R7 photoreceptors cells are arranged randomly: A model for stochastic cell-fate determination. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 502:75-85.
  5. Earl, J.B., Britt, S.G. (2006) Expression of Drosophila rhodopsins during photoreceptor cell differentiation: Insights into R7 and R8 cell subtype commitment. Gene Expression Patterns, 6, 687-94.