• STAC3 is required for myotube formation and myogenic differentiation in vertebrate skeletal muscle.
    Bower NI, Garcia de la Serrana D, Cole NJ, Hollway GE, Lee HT, Assinder S, Johnston IA.
    J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 23076145
  • The evolutionary history of the development of the pelvic fin/hindlimb.
    Don EK, Currie PD, Cole NJ.
    J Anat. 2012 Aug 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01557.x. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 22913749
  • Shaping muscle bioarchitecture for the fin to limb transition.
    Cole NJ, Currie P.
    Bioarchitecture. 2012 May 1;2(3):98-103.
    PMID: 22880150


  • Cole, N., Hall, T., Don, E., Berger, S., Boisvert, C., Neyt, C., Ericsson, R., Joss J., Gurevich, D., Currie, P.. Development and Evolution of the Muscles of the Pelvic Fin. PLoS Biology, 2011; 9 (10)
  • Don, E., Hall, T., Currie, P., Cole, N., Morphology of pelvic fin loss in a zebrafish strain (Danio rerio). Journal of Morphology, 2011, 272(5):583-589
  • Assinder, S., Cole, N. Does TGF-β induced formation of actin stress fibres reinforce Smad dependent TGF-β signalling in the prostate?. Medical hypotheses. 2011; 76:802-4.


  • Cole, N., Currie, P. Insights from sharks: Evolutionary and developmental models of fin development. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 2007; 236:2421-31.
  • Hall, T., Bryson-Richardson, R., Berger, S., Jacoby, A., Cole, N., Hollway, G., Berger, J., Currie, P. The zebrafish candyfloss mutant implicates extracellular matrix adhesion failure in laminin alpha2-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007; 104:7092-7.
  • Hollway, G., Bryson-Richardson, R., Berger, S., Cole, N., Hall, T., Currie, P. Whole-somite rotation generates muscle progenitor cell compartments in the developing zebrafish embryo. Developmental cell. 2007; 12:207-19.
  • Bryson-Richardson, R., Berger, S., Schilling, T., Hall, T., Cole, N., Gibson, A., Sharpe, J., Currie, P. FishNet: an online database of zebrafish anatomy. BMC biology. 2007; 5:34.


  • Nihei, Y., Kobiyama, A., Ikeda, D., Ono, Y., Ohara, S., Cole, N., Johnston, I., Watabe, S. Molecular cloning and mRNA expression analysis of carp embryonic, slow and cardiac myosin heavy chain isoforms. The Journal of experimental biology. 2006; 209:188-98.