Drosophila developmental genetics: Work on Drosophila homeotic mutants, pattern formation, and ovary development.

Yan, Y. L., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1990) Vitellogenesis in Drosophila: sequestration of a yolk polypeptide/invertase fusion protein into developing oocytes. Dev. Biol.140, 281-90.

Postlethwait, J., Saul, S., and Postlethwait, J. (1988) The antibacterial immune response of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Certatitis capitata). J. Insect Physiol. 34, 91-96.

Yan, Y. L., Kunert, C. J., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1987) Sequence homologies among the three yolk polypeptide (Yp) genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Nucleic Acids Res. 15, 67-85.

Postlethwait, J., Saul, S., Robertson, M., Grace, D., Abrams, K., and Brandenburg, E. (1987) Mechanisms of Immunity in Drosophila and Mediterranean Fruit Flies. In "Biotechnology in Crop Protein", Vol. ACS Symposium Series. ACS Publications.
Postlethwait, J., and Parker, J. (1987) Regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila. UCLA Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology. Molec. Biol. Invert. Devel. 29-42.

Postlethwait, J. (1987) Hormone and sex-specific gene regulation in Drosophila. Proceedings of the1st Congress of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology. 11-14.

Robertson, M., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1986) The humoral antibacterial response of Drosophila adults. Dev Comp Immunol 10, 167-79.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Kunert, C. J. (1986) Endocrine and genetic regulation of vitellogenesis in drosophila. Prog Clin Biol Res 205, 33-52.

Giorgi, F., Andolfi, P., Spinettie, I., Masetti, M., and Postlethwait, J. (1986) In Vivo uptake of haemolymph from a female sterile mutant into wild-type ovaries of Drosophila melanogaster. J. Insect Physiol 59-70.

Tamura, T., Kunert, C., and Postlethwait, J. (1985) Sex- and cell-specific regulation of yolk polypeptide genes introduced into Drosophila by P-element-mediated gene transfer. PNSA USA 82, 7000-4.  PMC391297.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Giorgi, F. (1985) Vitellogenesis in insects. Dev Biol (N Y 1985) 1:85-126.

Minoo, P., and Postlethwait, J. (1985) Biosynthesis of Drosophila yolk polypeptides. Arch Insect Biochem and Physiol 7-27.

Minoo, P., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1985) Processing and secretion of a mutant yolk polypeptide in Drosophila. Biochem Genet 23, 913-32.

Johns, M. A., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1985) Naturally occurring quantitative variants of acid phosphatase-1 in Drosophila melanogaster. Biochem Genet 23, 465-82.

Giorgi, F., and Postlethwait, J. (1985) Yolk polypeptide secretion and vitelline membrane deposition in a female sterile Drosophila mutant. Devel Genet 133-150.

Giorgi, F., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1985) Development of gap junctions in normal and mutant ovaries of Drosophila melanogaster. J Morphol 185, 115-29.

Zhai, Q., Postlethwait, J., and Bodley, J. (1984) Vitellogenin synthesis in the lady beetle Coccinella septempunctata. Biochem and Physiol 7-27.

Shirk, P. D., Minoo, P., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1983) 20-Hydroxyecdysone stimulates the accumulation of translatable yolk polypeptide gene transcript in adult male Drosophila melanogaster. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 80, 186-90.  PMC393336.

Jowett, T., Postlethwait, J. H., and Roberts, D. B. (1982) Hormonal regulation of a larval haemolymph protein in Drosophila. Prog Clin Biol Res 85 Pt A, 373-380.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Jowett, T. (1981) Regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila. In "Scientific Papers of the Institute of Organic and Physical Chemistry of Wroclaw Technical University", Vol. No. 22, pp. 591-627.

Postlethwait, J., and Shirk, P. D. (1981) Genetic and endocrine regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila. Am Zool. 687-700.
Jowett, T., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1981) Hormonal regulation of synthesis of yolk proteins and a larval serum protein (LSP2) in Drosophila. Nature 292, 633-5.

Postlethwait, J. H. (1980) Genetic analysis of Drosophila vitellogenesis: a molecular weight variant of yolk polypeptide-2 in Drosophila simulans. Mol Gen Genet 178, 253-60.

Postlethwait, J. H., Lauge, G., and Handler, A. M. (1980) Yolk protein synthesis in ovariectomized and genetically agametic [X87] Drosophila melanogaster. Gen Comp Endocrinol 40, 385-90.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Jowett, T. (1980) Genetic analysis of the hormonally regulated yolk polypeptide genes in D. melanogaster. Cell 20, 671-8.

Postlethwait, J. H., Bownes, M., and Jowett, T. (1980) Sexual phenotype and vitellogenin synthesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 79, 379-87.

Jowett, T., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1980) The Regulation of yolk polypeptide synthesis in Drosophila ovaries and fat body by 20-hydroxyecdysone and a juvenile hormone analog. Dev Biol 80, 225-34.

Feigen, M. I., Johns, M. A., Postlethwait, J. H., and Sederoff, R. R. (1980) Purification and characterization of acid phosphatase-1 from Drosophila melanogaster. J Biol Chem 255, 10338-43.

Postlethwait, J. (1979) Postlethwait, J.H. (1979) Clonal analysis of Drosophila cuticular patterns. In Genetics and Biology of Drosophila, Vol. 2C, Ashburner and Wright, eds. Academic Press: London, pp. 359-442.

Postlethwait, J., and Handler, A. M. (1979) The roles of juvenile hormone and ecdysterone during vitellogenesis in isolated abdomens of Drosophila melanogaster. J Insect Physiol 455-460.

Postlethwait, J. (1978) Development of cuticular patterns in legs of a cell lethal mutant of Drosophila melanogaster. Whilhelm Roux Arch 37-57.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Jones, G. J. (1978) Endocrine control of larval fat body histolysis in normal and mutant Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Zool 203, 207-14.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Handler, A. M. (1978) Nonvitellogenic female sterile mutants and the regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 67, 202-13.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Kaschnitz, R. (1978) The synthesis of Drosophila melanogaster vitellogenins in vivo, in culture, and in a cell-free translation system. FEBS Lett 95, 247-51.

Handler, A. M., and Postlethwait, J. (1978) Regulation of vitellogenin synthesis in Drosophila by ecdysterone and juvenile hormone. J Exp Zool 247-254.

Handler, A. M., and Postlethwait, J. H. (1977) Endocrine control of vitellogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster: effects of the brain and corpus allatum. J Exp Zool 202, 389-402.

Postlethwait, J., Handler, A. M., and Gray, P. (1976) A genetic approach to the study of juvenile hormone control of vitellogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. In The Juvenile Hormones (L. Gilbert, Ed.), pp. 449-469. Plenum Press, New York.

Postlethwait, J. (1975) Pattern formation in the wing and haltere imaginal discs after irradiation of Drosophila melanogaster first instar larvae. Whilhelm Roux Arch 29-50.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Gray, P. (1975) Regulation of acid phosphatase activity in the ovary of Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 47, 196-205.

Postlethwait, J. H. (1974) Development of the temperature-sensitive homoeotic mutant ophthalmoptera of Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 36, 212-7.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Girton, J. R. (1974) Development in genetic mosaics of aristapedia, a homoeotic mutant of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 76, 767-74.  PMC1213103.

Postlethwait, J. H. (1974) Juvenile hormone and the adult development of Drosophila. Biol Bull 147, 119-35.

Postlethwait, J. (1973) Molting of Drosophila first instar cuticle induced by a metamorphosing host. DIS 186-187.

Postlethwait, J. (1973) Effects of juvenile endocrine organs and juvenile hormone on the metamorphosis of Drosophila. DIS 174-176.

Postlethwait, J. (1973) A quantitative juvenile hormone assay on Drosophila. DIS 186-187.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1973) Developmental genetics of Drosophila imaginal discs. Annu Rev Genet 7, 381-433.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1973) Pattern formation in imaginal discs of Drosophila melanogaster after irradiation of embryos and young larvae. Dev Biol 32, 345-60.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Weiser, K. (1973) Vitellogenesis induced by juvenile hormone in the female sterile mutant apterous-four in Drosophila melanogaster. Nat New Biol 244, 284-5.

Guerra, M., Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1973) The development of the imaginal abdomen of Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 32, 361-72.

Postlethwait, J. H., Bryant, P. J., and Schubiger, G. (1972) The homoeotic effect of "tumorous head" in Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 29, 337-42.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1971) A clonal analysis of development in Drosophila melanogaster: morphogenesis, determination, and growth in the wild-type antenna. Dev Biol 24, 477-519.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1971) Pattern formation and determination in the antenna of the homoeotic mutant Antennapedia of Drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 25, 606-40.

Postlethwait, J. H., Poodry, C. A., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1971) Cellular dynamics of pattern duplication in imaginal discs of drosophila melanogaster. Dev Biol 26, 125-32.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1970) Induction of metamorphosis by ecdysone analogues. Drosophila imaginal discs cultured in vivo. Biol Bull 138, 47-55.

Postlethwait, J. H., and Schneiderman, H. A. (1969) A clonal analysis of determination in Antennapedia a homoeotic mutant of Drosophila melanogaster. PNAS USA 64, 176-83.  PMC286144.