Professor Tom Becker

Chair of Developmental Neurobiology
Brain & Mind Research Institute, Sydney Medical School

Telephone +61 2 9351 0997

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Selected grants

2014

  • Seeking a cure for Machado Joseph disease – a prevalent neurodegenerative disease within Aboriginal communities of northeast Arnhem Land; Laird A, Nicholson G, Becker T, Giacomotto J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • In vivo analysis of miRNAs associated with neurological diseases; Becker T, Rinkwitz S, Cairns M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2011

  • Cis regulatory and functional analysis of genomic loci with implication in hypothalamic obesity using the zebrafish as a model system; Rinkwitz S, Becker T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Identification of genes for X-linked mental retardation; Gecz J, Ropers H, Becker T, Haan E; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Zebrafish regulomics for human health - ZF-HEALTH; Geisler R, Becker T; European Commission (Belgium)/Seventh Framework Network of Excellence Programme.
  • Zebrafish Regulomics for Human Health; Becker T, Geisler R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/International Collaborations: Australian-European Union Health Research Grants.

2009

  • Genomic Regulatory Systems of Human X-linked neurological diseases; Becker T; European Commission (Belgium)/Seventh Framework Network of Excellence Programme.
  • Regulatory mechanisms and interactions of non-protein-coding RNAs; Becker T; Research Council of Norway/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Maley, D., Laird, A., Rinkwitz, S., Becker, T. (2013). A Simple and Efficient Protocol for the Treatment of Zebrafish Colonies Infected with Parasitic Nematodes. Zebrafish, 10(3), 447-450. [More Information]
  • Giacomotto, J., Brouilly, N., Walter, L., Mariol, M., Berger, J., Segalat, L., Becker, T., Currie, P., Gieseler, K. (2013). Chemical genetics unveils a key role of mitochondrial dynamics, cytochrome c release and IP3R activity in muscular dystrophy. Human Molecular Genetics, 22(22), 4562-4578. [More Information]
  • Svahn, A., Graeber, M., Ellett, F., Lieschke, G., Rinkwitz, S., Bennett, M., Becker, T. (2013). Development of Ramified Microglia from Early Macrophages in the Zebrafish Optic Tectum. Developmental Neurobiology, 73(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Ishibashi, M., Mechaly Garcia, A., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2013). Using zebrafish transgenesis to test human genomic sequences for specific enhancer activity. Methods, 62(3), 216-225. [More Information]
  • Sundstrom, E., Komisarczuk, A., Jiang, L., Golovko, A., Navratilova, P., Rinkwitz, S., Becker, T., Andersson, L. (2012). Identification of a melanocyte-specific, microphthalmia-associated transcription factor-dependent regulatory element in the intronic duplication causing hair greying and melanoma in horses. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, 25(1), 28-36. [More Information]
  • Coolen, M., Thieffry, D., Drivenes, O., Becker, T., Bally-Cuif, L. (2012). miR-9 Controls the Timing of Neurogenesis through the Direct Inhibition of Antagonistic Factors. Developmental Cell, 22(5), 1052-1064. [More Information]
  • Folgueira, M., Bayley, P., Navratilova, P., Becker, T., Wilson, S., Clarke, J. (2012). Morphogenesis underlying the development of the everted teleost telencephalon. Neural Development, 7(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2012). Zebrafish as a Genomics Model for Human Neurological and Polygenic Disorders. Developmental Neurobiology, 72(3), 415-428. [More Information]
  • Labalette, C., Bouchoucha, Y., Wassef, M., Gongal, P., Le Men, J., Becker, T., Gilardi-Hebenstreit, P., Charnay, P. (2011). Hindbrain patterning requires fine-tuning of early krox20 transcription by Sprouty 4. Development (Cambridge), 138(2), 317-326. [More Information]
  • Punnamoottil, B., Herrmann, C., Pascual-Anaya, J., D'Aniello, S., Garcia-Fernandez, J., Akalin, A., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2010). Cis-regulatory characterization of sequence conservation surrounding the Hox4 genes. Developmental Biology, 340(2), 269-282. [More Information]
  • Dong, X., Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Drivenes, ., Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2010). Exonic remnants of whole-genome duplication reveal cis-regulatory function of coding exons. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(4), 1071-1085. [More Information]
  • Ragvin, A., Moro, E., Fredman, D., Navratilova, P., Drivenes, O., Engstrom, P., Alonso, M., de la Calle Mustienes, E., Gomez Skarmeta, J., et al, Becker, T. (2010). Long-range gene regulation links genomic type 2 diabetes and obesity risk regions to HHEX, SOX4, and IRX3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 107(2), 775-780. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2010). Regulatory divergence of the duplicated chromosomal loci sox11a/b by subpartitioning and sequence evolution of enhancers in zebrafish. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 283(2), 171-184. [More Information]
  • Rinkwitz, S., Mourrain, P., Becker, T. (2010). Zebrafish: an integrative System for Neurogenomics and Neurosciences. Progress in Neurobiology, 93(2), 231-43. [More Information]
  • Komisarczuk, A., Kawakami, K., Becker, T. (2009). Cis-regulation and chromosomal rearrangement of the fgf8 locus after the teleost/tetrapod split. Developmental Biology, 336(2), 301-312. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Becker, T. (2009). Genomic regulatory blocks in vertebrates and implications in human disease. Briefings in functional genomics & proteomics, 8, 333-42. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Hawkins, T., Turner, K., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2009). Systematic human/zebrafish comparative identification of cis-regulatory activity around vertebrate developmental transcription factor genes. Developmental Biology, 327, 526-540. [More Information]
  • Amsterdam, A., Lai, K., Komisarczuk, A., Becker, T., Bronson, R., Hopkins, N., Lees, J. (2009). Zebrafish Hagoromo mutants up-regulate fgf8 postembryonically and develop neuroblastoma. Molecular Cancer Research, 7(6), 841-850. [More Information]
  • Komisarczuk, A., Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Kapsimali, M., Bally-Cuif, L., Becker, T. (2008). Enhancer detection and developmental expression of zebrafish sprouty1, a member of the fgf8 synexpression group. Developmental Dynamics, 237(9), 2594-2603. [More Information]
  • Punnamoottil, B., Kikuta, H., Pezeron, G., Erceg, J., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2008). Enhancer detection in zebrafish permits the identification of neuronal subtypes that express Hox4 paralogs. Developmental Dynamics, 237(8), 2195-2208. [More Information]
  • Hoppmann, V., Wu, J., Soviknes, A., Helvik, J., Becker, T. (2008). Expression of the eight AMPA receptor subunit genes in the developing central nervous system and sensory organs of zebrafish. Developmental Dynamics, 237(3), 788-799. [More Information]
  • Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Komisarczuk, A., Adolf, B., Becker, T., Bally-Cuif, L. (2008). Fgf signaling in the zebrafish adult brain: Association of Fgf activity with ventricular zones but not cell proliferation. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 510(4), 422-439. [More Information]
  • Meijer, A., van der Sar, A., Cunha, C., Lamers, G., Laplante, M., Kikuta, H., Bitter, W., Becker, T., Spaink, H. (2008). Identification and real-time imaging of a myc-expressing neutrophil population involved in inflammation and mycobacterial granuloma formation in zebrafish. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 32(1), 36-49. [More Information]
  • Pezeron, G., Mourrain, P., Courty, S., Ghislain, J., Becker, T., Rosa, F., David, N. (2008). Live Analysis of Endodermal Layer Formation Identifies Random Walk as a Novel Gastrulation Movement. Current Biology, 18(4), 276-281. [More Information]
  • Bessa, J., Tavares, M., Santos, J., Kikuta, H., Laplante, M., Becker, T., Gomez-Skarmeta, J., Casares, F. (2008). meis1 regulates cyclin D1 and c-myc expression, and controls the proliferation of the multipotent cells in the early developing zebrafish eye. Development (Basingstoke), 135(5), 799-803. [More Information]
  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2007). A tolloid homologue from the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Gene Expression Patterns, 7(6), 700-708. [More Information]
  • Weiner, A., Allende, M., Becker, T., Calcaterra, N. (2007). CNBP Mediates Neural Crest Cell Expansion by Controlling Cell Proliferation and Cell Survival During Rostral Head Development. Journal Of Cellular Biochemistry, 102(6), 1553-1570. [More Information]
  • Shankaran, S., Sieger, D., Schroter, C., Czepe, C., Pauly, M., Laplante, M., Becker, T., Oates, A., Gajewski, M. (2007). Completing the set of h/E(spl) cyclic genes in zebrafish: her12 and her15 reveal novel modes of expression and contribute to the segmentation clock. Developmental Biology, 304(2), 615-632. [More Information]
  • Kikuta, H., Laplante, M., Navratilova, P., Komisarczuk, A., Engstrom, P., Fredman, D., Akalin, A., Caccamo, M., Sealy, I., Howe, K., Becker, T., et al (2007). Genomic regulatory blocks encompass multiple neighboring genes and maintain conserved synteny in vertebrates. Genome Research, 17(5), 545-555. [More Information]
  • Engstrom, P., Sui, S., Drivenes, ., Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2007). Genomic regulatory blocks underlie extensive microsynteny conservation in insects. Genome Research, 17(12), 1898-1908. [More Information]
  • Kikuta, H., Fredman, D., Rinkwitz, S., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2007). Retroviral enhancer detection insertions in zebrafish combined with comparative genomics reveal genomic regulatory blocks - A fundamental feature of vertebrate genomes. Genome Biology, 8(SUPPL. 1, Article number S4), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2007). The random versus fragile breakage models of chromosome evolution: a matter of resolution. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 278(5), 487-491. [More Information]
  • Hadrys, T., Punnamoottil, B., Pieper, M., Kikuta, H., Pezeron, G., Becker, T., Prince, V., Baker, R., Rinkwitz, S. (2006). Conserved co-regulation and promoter sharing of hoxb3a and hoxb4a in zebrafish. Developmental Biology, 297(1), 26-43. [More Information]
  • Pezeron, G., Anselme, I., Laplante, M., Ellingsen, S., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Charnay, P., Schneider-Maunoury, S., Mourrain, P., Ghislain, J. (2006). Duplicate sfrp1 genes in zebrafish: sfrp1a is dynamically expressed in the developing central nervous system, gut and lateral line. Gene Expression Patterns, 6(8), 835-842. [More Information]
  • Laplante, M., Kikuta, H., König, M., Becker, T. (2006). Enhancer detection in the zebrafish using pseudotyped murine retroviruses. Methods, 39(3), 189-198. [More Information]
  • Gomez-Skarmeta, J., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2006). New Technologies, New Findings, and New Concepts in the Study of Vertebrate cis-Regulatory Sequences. Developmental Dynamics, 235(4), 870-885. [More Information]
  • Stigloher, C., Ninkovic, J., Laplante, M., Geling, A., Tannhauser, B., Topp, S., Kikuta, H., Becker, T., Houart, C., Bally-Cuif, L. (2006). Segregation of telencephalic and eye-field identities inside the zebrafish forebrain territory is controlled by Rx3. Development (Cambridge), 133(15), 2925-2935. [More Information]
  • Ellingsen, S., Laplante, M., Konig, M., Kikuta, H., Furmanek, T., Hoivik, E., Becker, T. (2005). Large-scale enhancer detection in the zebrafish genome. Development (Cambridge), 132(17), 3799-3811. [More Information]
  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2005). Structural and functional evidence for a singular repertoire of BMP receptor signal transducing proteins in the lophotrochozoan Crassostrea gigas suggests a shared ancestral BMP/activin pathway. The FEBS Journal, 272(13), 3424-3440. [More Information]
  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2005). Structural and functional evidences for a type 1 TGF-beta sensu stricto receptor in the lophotrochozoan Crassostrea gigas suggest conserved molecular mechanisms controlling mesodermal patterning across bilateria. Mechanisms of Development, 122(5), 695-705. [More Information]
  • Hardison, A., Lichten, L., Banerjee-Basu, S., Becker, T., Burgess, S. (2005). The zebrafish gene claudinj is essential for normal ear function and important for the formation of the otoliths. Mechanisms of Development, 122(7-8), 949-958. [More Information]
  • Amsterdam, A., Becker, T. (2005). Transgenes as screening tools to probe and manipulate the zebrafish genome. Developmental Dynamics, 234(2), 255-268. [More Information]

2013

  • Maley, D., Laird, A., Rinkwitz, S., Becker, T. (2013). A Simple and Efficient Protocol for the Treatment of Zebrafish Colonies Infected with Parasitic Nematodes. Zebrafish, 10(3), 447-450. [More Information]
  • Giacomotto, J., Brouilly, N., Walter, L., Mariol, M., Berger, J., Segalat, L., Becker, T., Currie, P., Gieseler, K. (2013). Chemical genetics unveils a key role of mitochondrial dynamics, cytochrome c release and IP3R activity in muscular dystrophy. Human Molecular Genetics, 22(22), 4562-4578. [More Information]
  • Svahn, A., Graeber, M., Ellett, F., Lieschke, G., Rinkwitz, S., Bennett, M., Becker, T. (2013). Development of Ramified Microglia from Early Macrophages in the Zebrafish Optic Tectum. Developmental Neurobiology, 73(1), 60-71. [More Information]
  • Ishibashi, M., Mechaly Garcia, A., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2013). Using zebrafish transgenesis to test human genomic sequences for specific enhancer activity. Methods, 62(3), 216-225. [More Information]

2012

  • Sundstrom, E., Komisarczuk, A., Jiang, L., Golovko, A., Navratilova, P., Rinkwitz, S., Becker, T., Andersson, L. (2012). Identification of a melanocyte-specific, microphthalmia-associated transcription factor-dependent regulatory element in the intronic duplication causing hair greying and melanoma in horses. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research, 25(1), 28-36. [More Information]
  • Coolen, M., Thieffry, D., Drivenes, O., Becker, T., Bally-Cuif, L. (2012). miR-9 Controls the Timing of Neurogenesis through the Direct Inhibition of Antagonistic Factors. Developmental Cell, 22(5), 1052-1064. [More Information]
  • Folgueira, M., Bayley, P., Navratilova, P., Becker, T., Wilson, S., Clarke, J. (2012). Morphogenesis underlying the development of the everted teleost telencephalon. Neural Development, 7(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2012). Zebrafish as a Genomics Model for Human Neurological and Polygenic Disorders. Developmental Neurobiology, 72(3), 415-428. [More Information]

2011

  • Labalette, C., Bouchoucha, Y., Wassef, M., Gongal, P., Le Men, J., Becker, T., Gilardi-Hebenstreit, P., Charnay, P. (2011). Hindbrain patterning requires fine-tuning of early krox20 transcription by Sprouty 4. Development (Cambridge), 138(2), 317-326. [More Information]

2010

  • Punnamoottil, B., Herrmann, C., Pascual-Anaya, J., D'Aniello, S., Garcia-Fernandez, J., Akalin, A., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2010). Cis-regulatory characterization of sequence conservation surrounding the Hox4 genes. Developmental Biology, 340(2), 269-282. [More Information]
  • Dong, X., Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Drivenes, ., Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2010). Exonic remnants of whole-genome duplication reveal cis-regulatory function of coding exons. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(4), 1071-1085. [More Information]
  • Ragvin, A., Moro, E., Fredman, D., Navratilova, P., Drivenes, O., Engstrom, P., Alonso, M., de la Calle Mustienes, E., Gomez Skarmeta, J., et al, Becker, T. (2010). Long-range gene regulation links genomic type 2 diabetes and obesity risk regions to HHEX, SOX4, and IRX3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of the United States of America, 107(2), 775-780. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2010). Regulatory divergence of the duplicated chromosomal loci sox11a/b by subpartitioning and sequence evolution of enhancers in zebrafish. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 283(2), 171-184. [More Information]
  • Rinkwitz, S., Mourrain, P., Becker, T. (2010). Zebrafish: an integrative System for Neurogenomics and Neurosciences. Progress in Neurobiology, 93(2), 231-43. [More Information]

2009

  • Komisarczuk, A., Kawakami, K., Becker, T. (2009). Cis-regulation and chromosomal rearrangement of the fgf8 locus after the teleost/tetrapod split. Developmental Biology, 336(2), 301-312. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Becker, T. (2009). Genomic regulatory blocks in vertebrates and implications in human disease. Briefings in functional genomics & proteomics, 8, 333-42. [More Information]
  • Navratilova, P., Fredman, D., Hawkins, T., Turner, K., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2009). Systematic human/zebrafish comparative identification of cis-regulatory activity around vertebrate developmental transcription factor genes. Developmental Biology, 327, 526-540. [More Information]
  • Amsterdam, A., Lai, K., Komisarczuk, A., Becker, T., Bronson, R., Hopkins, N., Lees, J. (2009). Zebrafish Hagoromo mutants up-regulate fgf8 postembryonically and develop neuroblastoma. Molecular Cancer Research, 7(6), 841-850. [More Information]

2008

  • Komisarczuk, A., Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Kapsimali, M., Bally-Cuif, L., Becker, T. (2008). Enhancer detection and developmental expression of zebrafish sprouty1, a member of the fgf8 synexpression group. Developmental Dynamics, 237(9), 2594-2603. [More Information]
  • Punnamoottil, B., Kikuta, H., Pezeron, G., Erceg, J., Becker, T., Rinkwitz, S. (2008). Enhancer detection in zebrafish permits the identification of neuronal subtypes that express Hox4 paralogs. Developmental Dynamics, 237(8), 2195-2208. [More Information]
  • Hoppmann, V., Wu, J., Soviknes, A., Helvik, J., Becker, T. (2008). Expression of the eight AMPA receptor subunit genes in the developing central nervous system and sensory organs of zebrafish. Developmental Dynamics, 237(3), 788-799. [More Information]
  • Topp, S., Stigloher, C., Komisarczuk, A., Adolf, B., Becker, T., Bally-Cuif, L. (2008). Fgf signaling in the zebrafish adult brain: Association of Fgf activity with ventricular zones but not cell proliferation. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 510(4), 422-439. [More Information]
  • Meijer, A., van der Sar, A., Cunha, C., Lamers, G., Laplante, M., Kikuta, H., Bitter, W., Becker, T., Spaink, H. (2008). Identification and real-time imaging of a myc-expressing neutrophil population involved in inflammation and mycobacterial granuloma formation in zebrafish. Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 32(1), 36-49. [More Information]
  • Pezeron, G., Mourrain, P., Courty, S., Ghislain, J., Becker, T., Rosa, F., David, N. (2008). Live Analysis of Endodermal Layer Formation Identifies Random Walk as a Novel Gastrulation Movement. Current Biology, 18(4), 276-281. [More Information]
  • Bessa, J., Tavares, M., Santos, J., Kikuta, H., Laplante, M., Becker, T., Gomez-Skarmeta, J., Casares, F. (2008). meis1 regulates cyclin D1 and c-myc expression, and controls the proliferation of the multipotent cells in the early developing zebrafish eye. Development (Basingstoke), 135(5), 799-803. [More Information]

2007

  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2007). A tolloid homologue from the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Gene Expression Patterns, 7(6), 700-708. [More Information]
  • Weiner, A., Allende, M., Becker, T., Calcaterra, N. (2007). CNBP Mediates Neural Crest Cell Expansion by Controlling Cell Proliferation and Cell Survival During Rostral Head Development. Journal Of Cellular Biochemistry, 102(6), 1553-1570. [More Information]
  • Shankaran, S., Sieger, D., Schroter, C., Czepe, C., Pauly, M., Laplante, M., Becker, T., Oates, A., Gajewski, M. (2007). Completing the set of h/E(spl) cyclic genes in zebrafish: her12 and her15 reveal novel modes of expression and contribute to the segmentation clock. Developmental Biology, 304(2), 615-632. [More Information]
  • Kikuta, H., Laplante, M., Navratilova, P., Komisarczuk, A., Engstrom, P., Fredman, D., Akalin, A., Caccamo, M., Sealy, I., Howe, K., Becker, T., et al (2007). Genomic regulatory blocks encompass multiple neighboring genes and maintain conserved synteny in vertebrates. Genome Research, 17(5), 545-555. [More Information]
  • Engstrom, P., Sui, S., Drivenes, ., Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2007). Genomic regulatory blocks underlie extensive microsynteny conservation in insects. Genome Research, 17(12), 1898-1908. [More Information]
  • Kikuta, H., Fredman, D., Rinkwitz, S., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2007). Retroviral enhancer detection insertions in zebrafish combined with comparative genomics reveal genomic regulatory blocks - A fundamental feature of vertebrate genomes. Genome Biology, 8(SUPPL. 1, Article number S4), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Becker, T., Lenhard, B. (2007). The random versus fragile breakage models of chromosome evolution: a matter of resolution. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 278(5), 487-491. [More Information]

2006

  • Hadrys, T., Punnamoottil, B., Pieper, M., Kikuta, H., Pezeron, G., Becker, T., Prince, V., Baker, R., Rinkwitz, S. (2006). Conserved co-regulation and promoter sharing of hoxb3a and hoxb4a in zebrafish. Developmental Biology, 297(1), 26-43. [More Information]
  • Pezeron, G., Anselme, I., Laplante, M., Ellingsen, S., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Charnay, P., Schneider-Maunoury, S., Mourrain, P., Ghislain, J. (2006). Duplicate sfrp1 genes in zebrafish: sfrp1a is dynamically expressed in the developing central nervous system, gut and lateral line. Gene Expression Patterns, 6(8), 835-842. [More Information]
  • Laplante, M., Kikuta, H., König, M., Becker, T. (2006). Enhancer detection in the zebrafish using pseudotyped murine retroviruses. Methods, 39(3), 189-198. [More Information]
  • Gomez-Skarmeta, J., Lenhard, B., Becker, T. (2006). New Technologies, New Findings, and New Concepts in the Study of Vertebrate cis-Regulatory Sequences. Developmental Dynamics, 235(4), 870-885. [More Information]
  • Stigloher, C., Ninkovic, J., Laplante, M., Geling, A., Tannhauser, B., Topp, S., Kikuta, H., Becker, T., Houart, C., Bally-Cuif, L. (2006). Segregation of telencephalic and eye-field identities inside the zebrafish forebrain territory is controlled by Rx3. Development (Cambridge), 133(15), 2925-2935. [More Information]

2005

  • Ellingsen, S., Laplante, M., Konig, M., Kikuta, H., Furmanek, T., Hoivik, E., Becker, T. (2005). Large-scale enhancer detection in the zebrafish genome. Development (Cambridge), 132(17), 3799-3811. [More Information]
  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2005). Structural and functional evidence for a singular repertoire of BMP receptor signal transducing proteins in the lophotrochozoan Crassostrea gigas suggests a shared ancestral BMP/activin pathway. The FEBS Journal, 272(13), 3424-3440. [More Information]
  • Herpin, A., Lelong, C., Becker, T., Rosa, F., Favrel, P., Cunningham, C. (2005). Structural and functional evidences for a type 1 TGF-beta sensu stricto receptor in the lophotrochozoan Crassostrea gigas suggest conserved molecular mechanisms controlling mesodermal patterning across bilateria. Mechanisms of Development, 122(5), 695-705. [More Information]
  • Hardison, A., Lichten, L., Banerjee-Basu, S., Becker, T., Burgess, S. (2005). The zebrafish gene claudinj is essential for normal ear function and important for the formation of the otoliths. Mechanisms of Development, 122(7-8), 949-958. [More Information]
  • Amsterdam, A., Becker, T. (2005). Transgenes as screening tools to probe and manipulate the zebrafish genome. Developmental Dynamics, 234(2), 255-268. [More Information]

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