Publications

1999

Mason I (1999) Chick embryos. Incubation and isolation. Methods Mol Biol 97: 221-4
Mahmood R, Mason I (1999) In situ hybridization of radioactive riboprobes to RNA in tissue sections. Methods Mol Biol 97: 611-21
Shamim H, Mahmood R, Mason I (1999) In situ hybridization to RNA in whole embryos. Methods Mol Biol 97: 623-33
Mason I (1999) Immunohistochemistry on whole embryos. Methods Mol Biol 97: 663-6
Shamim H, Mahmood R, Logan C, Doherty P, Lumsden A, Mason I (1999) Sequential roles for Fgf4, En1 and Fgf8 in specification and regionalisation of the midbrain. Development 126: 945-59
Shamim H, Mason I (1999) Expression of Fgf4 during early development of the chick embryo. Mech Dev 85: 189-92
Irving C, Mason I (1999) Regeneration of isthmic tissue is the result of a specific and direct interaction between rhombomere 1 and midbrain. Development 126: 3981-9
Begbie J, Brunet JF, Rubenstein JL, Graham A (1999) Induction of the epibranchial placodes. Development 126: 895-902
Graham A, McGonnell I (1999) Limb development: Farewell to arms. Curr Biol 9: R368-70
Graham A, McGonnell I (1999) Developmental evolution: this side of paradise. Curr Biol 9: R630-2
Eickholt BJ, Mackenzie SL, Graham A, Walsh FS, Doherty P (1999) Evidence for collapsin-1 functioning in the control of neural crest migration in both trunk and hindbrain regions. Development 126: 2181-9

1998

Wang X, Berninger B, Poo M (1998) Localized synaptic actions of neurotrophin-4. J Neurosci 18: 4985-92
Greensmith L, Harding DI, Meyer MP, Vrbová G (1998) Mechanical activity is necessary for the elimination of polyneuronal innervation of developing rat soleus muscles. Brain Res Dev Brain Res 110: 131-4
Logan C, Wingate RJ, McKay IJ, Lumsden A (1998) Tlx-1 and Tlx-3 homeobox gene expression in cranial sensory ganglia and hindbrain of the chick embryo: markers of patterned connectivity. J Neurosci 18: 5389-402
Fanto M, Mayes CA, Mlodzik M (1998) Linking cell-fate specification to planar polarity: determination of the R3/R4 photoreceptors is a prerequisite for the interpretation of the Frizzled mediated polarity signal. Mech Dev 74: 51-8
Zhou G, Somasundaram T, Blanc E, Parthasarathy G, Ellington WR, Chapman MS (1998) Transition state structure of arginine kinase: implications for catalysis of bimolecular reactions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95: 8449-54
Zhou G, Wang J, Blanc E, Chapman MS (1998) Determination of the relative precision of atoms in a macromolecular structure. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 54: 391-9
Payen E, Verkerk T, Michalovich D, Dreyer SD, Winterpacht A, Lee B, De Zeeuw CI, Grosveld F, Galjart N (1998) The centromeric/nucleolar chromatin protein ZFP-37 may function to specify neuronal nuclear domains. J Biol Chem 273: 9099-109
Ciossek T, Monschau B, Kremoser C, Löschinger J, Lang S, Müller BK, Bonhoeffer F, Drescher U (1998) Eph receptor-ligand interactions are necessary for guidance of retinal ganglion cell axons in vitro. Eur J Neurosci 10: 1574-80
Basson MA, Bommhardt U, Mee PJ, Tybulewicz VL, Zamoyska R (1998) Molecular requirements for lineage commitment in the thymus--antibody-mediated receptor engagements reveal a central role for lck in lineage decisions. Immunol Rev 165: 181-94
Puca AA, Nigro V, Piluso G, Belsito A, Sampaolo S, Quaderi N, Rossi E, Di Iorio G, Ballabio A, Franco B (1998) Identification and characterization of a novel member of the dystrobrevin gene family. FEBS Lett 425: 7-13
Quaderi NA, Dal Zotto L, Elliott R, Lingerfelter PA, Carrel L, Valsecchi V, Montini E, Yen CH, Chapman V, Kalcheva I, Arrigo G, Zuffardi O, Thomas S, Willard HF, Ballabio A, Disteche CM, Rugarli EI (1998) The mouse Mid1 gene: implications for the pathogenesis of Opitz syndrome and the evolution of the mammalian pseudoautosomal region. Hum Mol Genet 7: 489-99
Greenfield A, Carrel L, Pennisi D, Philippe C, Quaderi N, Siggers P, Steiner K, Tam PP, Monaco AP, Willard HF, Koopman P (1998) The UTX gene escapes X inactivation in mice and humans. Hum Mol Genet 7: 737-42
Gaudenz K, Roessler E, Quaderi N, Franco B, Feldman G, Gasser DL, Wittwer B, Horst J, Montini E, Opitz JM, Ballabio A, Muenke M (1998) Opitz G/BBB syndrome in Xp22: mutations in the MID1 gene cluster in the carboxy-terminal domain. Am J Hum Genet 63: 703-10
Hadjantonakis AK, Formstone CJ, Little PF (1998) mCelsr1 is an evolutionarily conserved seven-pass transmembrane receptor and is expressed during mouse embryonic development. Mech Dev 78: 91-5
Shamim H, Mason I (1998) Expression of Gbx-2 during early development of the chick embryo. Mech Dev 76: 157-9

1997

Canossa M, Griesbeck O, Berninger B, Campana G, Kolbeck R, Thoenen H (1997) Neurotrophin release by neurotrophins: implications for activity-dependent neuronal plasticity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94: 13279-86
Ming GL, Song HJ, Berninger B, Holt CE, Tessier-Lavigne M, Poo MM (1997) cAMP-dependent growth cone guidance by netrin-1. Neuron 19: 1225-35
Bell EJ, Brickell PM (1997) Replication-competent retroviral vectors for expressing genes in avian cells in vitro and in vivo. Mol Biotechnol 7: 289-98
Chapman MS, Blanc E (1997) Potential use of real-space refinement in protein structure determination. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr 53: 203-6
Gavalas A, Davenne M, Lumsden A, Chambon P, Rijli FM (1997) Role of Hoxa-2 in axon pathfinding and rostral hindbrain patterning. Development 124: 3693-702
Burrone J, Lagnado L (1997) Electrical resonance and Ca2+ influx in the synaptic terminal of depolarizing bipolar cells from the goldfish retina. J Physiol 505 ( Pt 3): 571-84
Drescher U (1997) The Eph family in the patterning of neural development. Curr Biol 7: R799-807
Drescher U, Faissner A, Klein R, Rathjen FG, Stürmer C (1997) Axonal growth and pathfinding: from phenomena to molecules. Cell Tissue Res 290: 187-8
Ohta K, Iwamasa H, Drescher U, Terasaki H, Tanaka H (1997) The inhibitory effect on neurite outgrowth of motoneurons exerted by the ligands ELF-1 and RAGS. Mech Dev 64: 127-35
Drescher U, Bonhoeffer F, Müller BK (1997) The Eph family in retinal axon guidance. Curr Opin Neurobiol 7: 75-80
Brennan C, Monschau B, Lindberg R, Guthrie B, Drescher U, Bonhoeffer F, Holder N (1997) Two Eph receptor tyrosine kinase ligands control axon growth and may be involved in the creation of the retinotectal map in the zebrafish. Development 124: 655-64
Apelqvist A, Ahlgren U, Edlund H (1997) Sonic hedgehog directs specialised mesoderm differentiation in the intestine and pancreas. Curr Biol 7: 801-4
D'Esposito M, Matarazzo MR, Ciccodicola A, Strazzullo M, Mazzarella R, Quaderi NA, Fujiwara H, Ko MS, Rowe LB, Ricco A, Archidiacono N, Rocchi M, Schlessinger D, D'Urso M (1997) Differential expression pattern of XqPAR-linked genes SYBL1 and IL9R correlates with the structure and evolution of the region. Hum Mol Genet 6: 1917-23
Quaderi NA, Schweiger S, Gaudenz K, Franco B, Rugarli EI, Berger W, Feldman GJ, Volta M, Andolfi G, Gilgenkrantz S, Marion RW, Hennekam RC, Opitz JM, Muenke M, Ropers HH, Ballabio A (1997) Opitz G/BBB syndrome, a defect of midline development, is due to mutations in a new RING finger gene on Xp22. Nat Genet 17: 285-91
Robertson K, Mason I (1997) The GDNF-RET signalling partnership. Trends Genet 13: 1-3
Robertson K, Mason I, Hall S (1997) Hirschsprung's disease: genetic mutations in mice and men. Gut 41: 436-41
Saffell JL, Williams EJ, Mason IJ, Walsh FS, Doherty P (1997) Expression of a dominant negative FGF receptor inhibits axonal growth and FGF receptor phosphorylation stimulated by CAMs. Neuron 18: 231-42

1996

Marty S, Berninger B, Carroll P, Thoenen H (1996) GABAergic stimulation regulates the phenotype of hippocampal interneurons through the regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Neuron 16: 565-70
Francis-West PH, Richardson MK, Bell E, Chen P, Luyten F, Adelfattah A, Barlow AJ, Brickell PM, Wolpert L, Archer CW (1996) The effect of overexpression of BMPs and GDF-5 on the development of chick limb skeletal elements. Ann N Y Acad Sci 785: 254-5
Duprez D, Bell EJ, Richardson MK, Archer CW, Wolpert L, Brickell PM, Francis-West PH (1996) Overexpression of BMP-2 and BMP-4 alters the size and shape of developing skeletal elements in the chick limb. Mech Dev 57: 145-57
Wingate RJ (1996) Retinal ganglion cell dendritic development and its control. Filling the gaps. Mol Neurobiol 12: 133-44
Wingate RJ, Lumsden A (1996) Persistence of rhombomeric organisation in the postsegmental hindbrain. Development 122: 2143-52
Fitzgibbon T, Wingate RJ, Thompson ID (1996) Soma and axon diameter distributions and central projections of ferret retinal ganglion cells. Vis Neurosci 13: 773-86
Chambers D, Thomas JT, Boam D, Wallis GA, Grant ME, Boot-Handford RP (1996) Sequence elements within intron 1 of the human collagen X gene do not contribute to the regulation of gene expression. Ann N Y Acad Sci 785: 227-30
Förster I, Lieberam I (1996) Peripheral tolerance of CD4 T cells following local activation in adolescent mice. Eur J Immunol 26: 3194-202
Ellis J, Tan-Un KC, Harper A, Michalovich D, Yannoutsos N, Philipsen S, Grosveld F (1996) A dominant chromatin-opening activity in 5' hypersensitive site 3 of the human beta-globin locus control region. EMBO J 15: 562-8
Nosten-Bertrand M, Errington ML, Murphy KP, Tokugawa Y, Barboni E, Kozlova E, Michalovich D, Morris RG, Silver J, Stewart CL, Bliss TV, Morris RJ (1996) Normal spatial learning despite regional inhibition of LTP in mice lacking Thy-1. Nature 379: 826-9
Mazarakis N, Michalovich D, Karis A, Grosveld F, Galjart N (1996) Zfp-37 is a member of the KRAB zinc finger gene family and is expressed in neurons of the developing and adult CNS. Genomics 33: 247-57
Fruttiger M, Calver AR, Krüger WH, Mudhar HS, Michalovich D, Takakura N, Nishikawa S, Richardson WD (1996) PDGF mediates a neuron-astrocyte interaction in the developing retina. Neuron 17: 1117-31
Logan C, Wizenmann A, Drescher U, Monschau B, Bonhoeffer F, Lumsden A (1996) Rostral optic tectum acquires caudal characteristics following ectopic engrailed expression. Curr Biol 6: 1006-14
Drescher U (1996) Netrins find their receptor. Nature 384: 416-7
Müller BK, Bonhoeffer F, Drescher U (1996) Novel gene families involved in neural pathfinding. Curr Opin Genet Dev 6: 469-74
Herman GE, Blair HJ, Boyd SD, de Gouyon B, Haynes A, Quaderi N (1996) Encyclopedia of the mouse genome V. Mouse X chromosome. Mamm Genome 6 Spec No: S317-30
Quaderi NA, D'Esposito M, Ciccodicola A, Bruni P, Esposito T, D'Urso M, Brown SD (1996) Isolation, physical mapping, and northern analysis of the X-linked human gene encoding methyl CpG-binding protein, MECP2. Mamm Genome 7: 533-5
de Gouyon B, Chatterjee A, Monaco A, Quaderi N, Brown SD, Herman GE (1996) Comparative mapping on the mouse X chromosome defines a myotubular myopathy equivalent region. Mamm Genome 7: 575-9
Mason IJ (1996) Rapid sequencing of cDNA clones. Direct sequencing using sequential linear/asymmetric PCR. Methods Mol Biol 65: 41-7
Mason I (1996) Neural induction: do fibroblast growth factors strike a cord? Curr Biol 6: 672-5
Mason I (1996) The GDNF Receptor: Recent Progress and Unanswered Questions Mol Cell Neurosci 8: 112-9
Kiefer P, Mathieu M, Mason I, Dickson C (1996) Secretion and mitogenic activity of zebrafish FGF3 reveal intermediate properties relative to mouse and Xenopus homologues. Oncogene 12: 1503-11
Mahmood R, Mason IJ, Morriss-Kay GM (1996) Expression of Fgf-3 in relation to hindbrain segmentation, otic pit position and pharyngeal arch morphology in normal and retinoic acid-exposed mouse embryos. Anat Embryol (Berl) 194: 13-22
Sheikh H, Mason I (1996) Polarising activity of FGF-8 in the avian midbrain. Int J Dev Biol Suppl 1: 117S-118S

1995

Zirrgiebel U, Ohga Y, Carter B, Berninger B, Inagaki N, Thoenen H, Lindholm D (1995) Characterization of TrkB receptor-mediated signaling pathways in rat cerebellar granule neurons: involvement of protein kinase C in neuronal survival. J Neurochem 65: 2241-50
Castrén M, Trapp T, Berninger B, Castrén E, Holsboer F (1995) Transcriptional induction of rat mineralocorticoid receptor gene in neurones by corticosteroids. J Mol Endocrinol 14: 285-93
Berninger B, Marty S, Zafra F, da Penha Berzaghi M, Thoenen H, Lindholm D (1995) GABAergic stimulation switches from enhancing to repressing BDNF expression in rat hippocampal neurons during maturation in vitro. Development 121: 2327-35
González A, Marín O, Smeets WJ (1995) Development of catecholamine systems in the central nervous system of the newt Pleurodeles waltlii as revealed by tyrosine hydroxylase immunohistochemistry. J Comp Neurol 360: 33-48

Marín O, González A, Smeets WJ (1995) Evidence for a mesolimbic pathway in anuran amphibians: a combined tract-tracing/immunohistochemical study. Neurosci Lett 190: 183-6

Wingate RJ, Thompson ID (1995) Axonal target choice and dendritic development of ferret beta retinal ganglion cells. Eur J Neurosci 7: 723-31
Costigan M, Chambers DA, Boot-Handford RP (1995) Collagen turnover in renal disease. Exp Nephrol 3: 114-21
Nuez B, Michalovich D, Bygrave A, Ploemacher R, Grosveld F (1995) Defective haematopoiesis in fetal liver resulting from inactivation of the EKLF gene. Nature 375: 316-8
Drescher U, Kremoser C, Handwerker C, Löschinger J, Noda M, Bonhoeffer F (1995) In vitro guidance of retinal ganglion cell axons by RAGS, a 25 kDa tectal protein related to ligands for Eph receptor tyrosine kinases. Cell 82: 359-70
Adler DA, Quaderi NA, Brown SD, Chapman VM, Moore J, Tate P, Disteche CM (1995) The X-linked methylated DNA binding protein, Mecp2, is subject to X inactivation in the mouse. Mamm Genome 6: 491-2
Quaderi NA, Gianfrancesco F, Brown SD, D'Urso M, D'Esposito M (1995) Genetic mapping of a gene encoding an atypical protein kinase C, protein kinase C lambda, to the proximal region of mouse chromosome 3. Genomics 29: 815-6