TABLE 1.

Transcriptional activator proteins tested in this study

Transcriptional activatorDevelopmental and/or physiological functionSignaling pathwayTarget promoter
BicoidEmbryonic A-P axis formationhunchback
ArmadilloSegment polarity determinationWingless, Frizzled2Ultrabithorax
NotchCell type specificationDelta/Serrate, PresenilinE(Spl)
RelishImmune response18-weeler, dIKKattacin
DifImmune responseToll, Tube, Pelle, cactusdrosomycin
DorsalEmbryonic D-V axis formationToll, Tube, Pelle, cactustwist
Marelle (D-Stat)Sexual identity determinationUnpaired HopscotchSex-lethal
Dmp53 (D-p53)Cell growth regulationreaper