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Publications of the Scholpp Group

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Chatterjee, M., Guo, Q., Weber, S., Scholpp, S. and Li, J. (2014) Pax6 regulates the formation of the habenular nuclei by controlling the temporospatial expression of Shh in the diencephalon in vertebrates. BMC Biology 2014, Feb; 12:13

Rengarajan C, Matzke A, Reiner L, Orian-Rousseau V, Scholpp S (2014) Endocytosis of fgf8 is a double-stage process and regulates spreading and signaling. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 20;9(1):e86373. doi: 10.1371

Scholpp S, Poggi L, Zigman M. (2013) Brain on the stage - spotlight on nervous system development in zebrafish: EMBO practical course, KIT, Sept. 2013. Neural Dev. 2013 Dec 19;8:23.

Scholpp S, Shimogori T. (2013) Building the gateway to consciousness-about the development of the thalamus. Front Neurosci. 2013 Jun 4;7:94

Schmidt R, Strähle U, Scholpp S (2013) Neurogenesis in zebrafish - from embryo to adult. Neural Dev. 2013 Feb 21;8:3. doi: 10.1186/1749-8104-8-3. PMID: 23433260 [PubMed - in process]

Efremov AN, Stanganello E, Welle A, Scholpp S, Levkin PA. (2013) Micropatterned superhydrophobic structures for the simultaneous culture of multiple cell types and the study of cell-cell communication. Biomaterials. 2013 Feb;34(7):1757-63. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.11.034. Epub 2012 Dec 7. PMID: 23228425 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Hagemann AI, Scholpp S (2012) The Tale of the Three Brothers - Shh, Wnt, and Fgf during Development of the Thalamus. Front Neurosci. 2012;6:76. Epub 2012 May 28. PMID: 22654733 [PubMed - in process]

Mattes B, Weber S, Peres J, Chen Q, Davidson G, Houart C, Scholpp S (2012) Wnt3 and Wnt3a are required for induction of the mid-diencephalic organizer in the caudal forebrain. Neural Development 2012, 7:12. doi:10.1186/1749-8104-7-12

Peukert D, Weber S, Lumsden A, Scholpp S (2011) Lhx2 and Lhx9 Determine Neuronal Differentiation and Compartition in the Caudal Forebrain by Regulating Wnt Signaling. PLoS Biol 9(12): e1001218. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001218

Blackshaw S , Scholpp S, Placzek M, Ingraham H, Simerly R, Shimogori T. (2010) Molecular pathways controlling development of thalamus and hypothalamus: from neural specification to circuit formation. J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 10 30(45):14925-30

Fassier C , Hutt JA, Scholpp S, Lumsden A, Giros B, Nothias F, Schneider-Maunoury S, Houart C, Hazan J. (2010) Zebrafish atlastin controls motility and spinal motor axon architecture via inhibition of the BMP pathway. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Nov 13(11):1380-7. (Epub 2010 Oct 10)

Scholpp S, Lumsden A. Building a bridal chamber: development of the thalamus. Trends Neurosci. 2010 Aug 33(8):373-80.( Epub 2010 Jun 11)

Scholpp S , Delogu A, Gilthorpe J, Peukert D, Schindler S, Lumsden A. (2009) Her6 regulates the neurogenetic gradient and neuronal identity in the thalamus. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106(47):19895-900 (Epub 2009 Nov 10)


Yu SR , Burkhardt M, Nowak M, Ries J, Petrásek Z, Scholpp S, Schwille P, Brand M. (2009) Fgf8 morphogen gradient forms by a source-sink mechanism with freely diffusing molecules. Nature 461(7263):533-6 (Epub 2009 Sep 9)

Erickson, T., Scholpp, S., Brand, M., Moens, C.B., and Waskiewicz, A. Jan (2007) Pbx proteins cooperate with Engrailed to pattern the midbrain-hindbrain and diencephalic-mesencephalic boundaries. Dev. Biol. 301(2):504-517

Hadzhiev, Y., Lele, Z., Schindler, S., Wilson, S.W., Ahlberg, P., Straehle, U., and Mueller, F. (2007) Hedgehog signaling patterns the outgrowth of unpaired skeletal appendages in zebrafish. BMC Dev. Biol. 7(1):75

Scholpp, S., Foucher, I., Staudt, N., Peuckert, D., Lumsden, A., and Houart, C. (2007) Otx1l, Otx2 and Irx1b establish and position the ZLI in the diencephalon. Development 134(17):3167-3176

Wendl, T., Adzic, D., Schoenebeck, J.J., Scholpp, S., Brand, M., Yelon, D., and Rohr, K.B. (2007) Early developmental specification of the thyroid gland depends on han-expressing surrounding tissue and on FGF signals. Development 134(15):2871-2879

Scholpp, S., Wolf, O., Brand, M., and Lumsden, A. (2006) Hedgehog signalling from the zona limitans intrathalamica orchestrates patterning of the zebrafish diencephalon. Development 133(5):855-864

Scholpp, S., and Brand, M. (2004) Endocytosis controls spreading and effective signaling range of fgf8 protein. Curr. Biol. 14(20):1834-1841

Scholpp, S., Groth, C., Lohs, C., Lardelli, M., and Brand, M. (2004) Zebrafish fgfr1 is a member of the fgf8 synexpression group and is required for fgf8 signalling at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Dev. Genes Evol. 214(6):285-295

Scholpp, S. and Brand, M. (2003) Integrity of the midbrain region is required to maintain the diencephalic-mesencephalic boundary in zebrafish no isthmus/pax2.1 mutants. Dev. Dyn. 228(3):313-322

Scholpp, S., Lohs, C., and Brand, M. (2003) Engrailed and Fgf8 act synergistically to maintain the boundary between diencephalon and mesencephalon. Development 130(20):4881-4893

Picker, A., Scholpp, S., Bohli, H., Takeda, H., and Brand, M. (2002) A novel positive transcriptional feedback loop in midbrain-hindbrain boundary development is revealed through analysis of the zebrafish pax2.1 promoter in transgenic lines. Development 129(13):3227-3239

Scholpp, S. and Brand, M. (2001) Morpholino-induced knockdown of zebrafish engrailed genes eng2 and eng3 reveals redundant and unique functions in midbrain-hindbrain boundary development. Genesis 30(3):129-133




Updated: February 18, 2014