Rentzsch Group - Selected Publications

  • Bause M, van der Horst R, Rentzsch F (2016). Glypican1/2/4/6 and sulfated glycosaminoglycans regulate the patterning of the primary body axis in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis. Dev. Biol. 414: 108-120.

  • Leclére L, Bause M, Sinigaglia C, Steger J, Rentzsch F (2016). Development of the aboral domain in Nematostella requires β-catenin and the opposing activities of six3/6 and frizzled5/8. Development 143: 1766-1777.

  • Layden M, Rentzsch F, Röttinger E (2016). The rise of the starlet sea anemone Nematostella vectensis as a model system to investigate development and regeneration. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev. Biol. 2016 Jul;5(4):408-2 doi: 10.1002/wdev.222. Epub 2016 Feb 19 - abstract

  • Hejnol A, Rentzsch F (2015). Primer: Neural Nets. Curr. Biol. 25:R782-R786 - link.

  • Kelava I, Rentzsch F, Technau U (2015). Evolution of eumetazoan nervous systems: insights from cnidarians. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 2015 370 20150065; DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0065. Published 9 November 2015

  • Richards GS, Rentzsch F (2015). Regulation of Nematostella neural progenitors by SoxB, Notch and bHLH genes. Development. 2015 142:3332-42.

  • Saina M, Busengdal H, Sinigaglia C, Petrone L, Oliveri P, Rentzsch, F, Benton R (2015). A cnidarian homologue of an insect gustatory receptor functions in developmental body patterning. Nat. Commun., 6:6243. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7243 - abstract

  • Sinigaglia C, Busengdal H, Lerner A, Oliveri P, Rentzsch F (2015). Molecular characterization of the apical organ of the anthozoan Nematostella vectensis. Dev. Biol. 398: 120-133.

  • Leclère L, Rentzsch F (2014). RGM regulates BMP-mediated secondary axis formation in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. Cell Reports, Cell Podcast (starts at 9:35min)

  • Richards GS, Rentzsch F (2014). Transgenic analysis of a SoxB gene reveals neural progenitor cells in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis. Development 141: 4681-4689 doi:10.1242 - abstract

  • Moran Y, Fredman D, Praher D, Li XZ, Wee LM, Rentzsch F, Zamore PD, Technau U, Seitz H (2014). Cnidarian microRNAs frequently regulate targets by cleavage. Genome Res. 24(4):651-63.

  • Rentzsch F, Adamska M (2014). Unravelling the developmental regulatory networks in early animals: Workshop at the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, 23rd–26th September 2013. Bioessays 36: 427-430 (Meeting report)

  • Parlier D, Moers V, Van Campenhout C, Preillon J, Leclère L, Saulnier A, Sirakov M, Busengdal H, Kricha S, Marine JC, Rentzsch F, Bellefroid EJ (2013). The Xenopus doublesex-related gene Dmrt5 is required for olfactory placode neurogenesis. Dev. Biol. 373 (1): 39-52.

  • Sinigaglia C, Busengdal H, Leclère L, Technau U, Rentzsch F (2013). The bilaterian head patterning gene six3/6 controls aboral domain development in a cnidarian. PLoS Biol., 11(2): e1001488. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001488

  • Leclère L, Rentzsch F (2012). Repeated evolution of identical domain architecture in metazoan Netrin domain-containing proteins. Genome Biol. Evol. 4(9): 771-787.

  • Nakanishi N, Renfer E, Technau U, Rentzsch F (2012). Nervous systems of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis are generated by ectoderm and endoderm and shaped by distinct mechanisms. Development, 139:347-357

  • Feta A, Do AT, Rentzsch F, Technau U, Kusche-Gullberg M (2009). Molecular analysis of heparan sulphate biosynthetic enzyme machinery and characterization of heparan sulphate structure in Nematostella vectensis. Biochem. J. May 1;419:585-593

  • Rentzsch F, Fritzenwanker JH, Scholz CB, and Technau U (2008). FGF signalling controls formation of the apical sensory organ in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis. Development, 135: 1761-1769.

  • Rentzsch F, Guder C, Vocke D, Hobmayer B, Holstein TW (2007). An ancient chordin-like gene in organizer formation of Hydra. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 104 (9): 3249-3254.

  • Shin D, Shin CH, Tucker J, Ober EA, Rentzsch F, Poss KD, Hammerschmidt M, Mullins MC, Stainier DYR (2007). Bmp and Fgf signaling are essential for liver specification in zebrafish. Development, 134: 2041-2050.

  • Chocron S, Verhoeven MC, Rentzsch F, Hammerschmidt M, Bakkers J (2007). Zebrafish Bmp4 regulates left-right asymmetry at two distinct developmental time points. Dev. Biol., 305: 577-588.

  • Rentzsch F, Anton, R, Saina M, Hammerschmidt M, Holstein TW, Technau U (2006). Asymmetric expression of the Bmp antagonists chordin and gremlin in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: Implications for the evolution of axial patterning. Dev. Biol., 296: 375-387.

  • Chourrout D, Delsuc F, Chourrout P, Edvardsen RB, Rentzsch F, Renfer E, Jensen MF, Zhu B, de Jong P, Steele RE, Technau U (2006). Minimal protohox cluster inferred from bilaterian and cnidarian hox complements. Nature, 442: 684-687.

  • Rentzsch F, Zhang J, Kramer C, Sebald W, Hammerschmidt M (2006). Crossveinless 2 is an essential positive feedback regulator of Bmp signaling during zebrafish gastrulation. Development, 133: 801-811.

  • Rentzsch F, Hobmayer B, Holstein TW (2005). Glycogen synthase kinase 3 has a pro-apoptotic function in hydra gametogenesis. Dev. Biol. 278: 1-12.

  • Rentzsch F, Bakkers J, Kramer C, Hammerschmidt M (2004). Fgf signaling induces posterior neuroectoderm independently of Bmp signaling inhibition. Dev. Dyn. 231: 750-757.

  • Rentzsch F, Kramer C, Hammerschmidt M (2003). Specific and conserved roles of TAp73 during zebrafish development. Gene, 323: 19-30.

  • Hobmayer B, Rentzsch F, Holstein TW (2001). Identification and expression of HySmad1, a member of the R-Smad family of TGF-ß signal transducers, in the diploblastic metazoan Hydra. Dev. Genes Evol., 211: 597-602.

  • Technau U, Cramer von Laue C, Rentzsch F, Luft S, Hobmayer B, Bode HR, Holstein TW (2000). Parameters of self-organization in Hydra aggregates. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 97 (22): 12127-12131.

  • Hobmayer B, Rentzsch F, Kuhn K, Happel CM, Cramer von Laue C, Snyder P, Rothbacher U, Holstein TW (2000). Wnt signling molecules act in axis formation in the diploblastic metazoan Hydra. Nature, 407: 186-189.

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