Technau Group - Selected Publications

  • Saina M, Genikhovich G, Renfer E, Technau U (2009). BMPs and Chordin regulate patterning of the directive axis in a sea anemone. PNAS, 106(44): 1859218597.


  • Saina M, Technau U (2009). Characterization of myostatin/gdf8/11 in the starlet sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. Jun 16;312B(7):780-788


  • Rentzsch F, Fritzenwanker JH, Scholz CB, Technau U (2008). FGF signalling controls formation of the apical sensory organ in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis. Development May;135(10):1761-9.


  • Bielen H, Oberleitner S, Marcellini S, Gee L, Lemaire P, Bode HR, Rupp R and Technau U (2007). Divergent functions of two ancient Hydra Brachyury paralogs suggest specific roles for their activation domains in tissue fate inductions. Development Dec;134(23):4187-97.


  • Kraus Y, Fritzenwanker J, Genikhovich G, Technau U (2007). The blastoporal organiser of a sea anemone. Curr Biol. Oct 23;17(20):R874-6.


  • Fritzenwanker J, Genikhovich G, Kraus Y, Technau U (2007). Early development and axis specification in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. Dev Biol.Oct 15;310(2):264-79.


  • Putnam NH, Srivastava M, Hellsten U, Dirks B, Chapman J, Salamov A, Terry A, Shapiro H, Lindquist E, Kapitonov V, Jurka J, Genikhovich G, Grigoriev I, Lucas S, Steele R, Finnerty J, Technau U, Martindale M, Rokhasr D (2007). Sea anemone genome reveals ancestral eumetazoan gene repertoire and genomic organization. Science, Jul 6;317(5834):86-94.


  • Chourrout D, Delsuc F, Chourrout P, Edvardsen RB, Rentzsch F, Renfer E, Jensen MF, Zhu B, de Jong P, Steeele RE, Technau U (2006). Minimal ProtoHox cluster inferred from bilaterian and cnidarian Hox complements. Nature, 442(7103):684-7.


  • Kraus Y and Technau U (2006). Gastrulation in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis occurs by invagination and immigration: an ultrastructural study. Dev Genes Evol. (216): 119-132.


  • Kusserow A, Pang K, Sturm C, Hrouda M, Lentfer J, Schmidt HA, Technau U, von Haeseler A, Hobmayer B, Martindale MQ and Holstein TW (2005). Unexpected complexity of the Wnt gene family in a sea anemone. Nature 433:156-160.


  • Miller DJ, Ball EE and Technau U (2005). Cnidarians and ancestral genetic complexity in the animal kingdom. Trends Genet. (review) 21(10):536-9.


  • Rentzsch F, Anton R, Saina M, Hammerschmidt M, Holstein TW and Technau U. (2006). Asymmetric expression of BMP antagonists in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: implications for the evolution of axial patterning. Dev Biol., 296:375-87.


  • Technau U, Rudd S, Maxwell P, Gordon PMK, Saina M, Grasso LC, Hayward DC, Sensen CW, Holstein TW, Ball EE, Miller DJ (2005). Maintenance of ancestral genetic complexity and non-metazoan genes in two basal cnidarians. Trends Genet. 21(12):633-9.


  • Fritzenwanker JH, Saina M and Technau U (2004). Analysis of forkhead and snail expression reveals epithelial-mesenchymal transitions during gastrulation and metamorphosis in Nematostella vectensis. Dev Biol. 275:389-402.


  • Lindgens D, Holstein TW and Technau U (2004). Hyzic, the Hydra homolog of the zic/odd-paired gene, is involved in the early specification of the sensory nematocytes. Development 131:191-201.


  • Technau U, Hobmayer B, Rentzsch F and Holstein TW (2004). Molecular and cellular analysis of de novo pattern formation in Hydra. Function and Regulation of Cellular Systems: Experiments and Models 309-321.


  • Marcellini S, Technau U, Smith JC and Lemaire P (2003). Evolution of Brachyury proteins: identification of a novel regulatory domain conserved within Bilateria. Dev Biol. 260:352-361.


  • Scholz C and Technau U (2003). The ancestral role of Brachyury: expression of NemBra1 in the basal cnidarian Nematostella vectensis (Anthozoa). Dev Genes Evol. 212:563-70.


  • Technau U and Scholz C (2003). Origin and evolution of endoderm and mesoderm. Int J Dev Biol. 47:531-539.


  • Technau U, Miller M, Bridge D and Steele R (2003). Arrested apoptosis of nurse cells during Hydra oogenesis and embryogenesis. Dev Biol. 260:191-206.


  • Fritzenwanker J and Technau U (2002). Induction of gametogenesis in the basal cnidarian Nematostella vectensis(Anthozoa). Dev Genes Evol. 212:99-103.


  • Arendt D, Technau U and Wittbrodt J (2001). Evolution of the bilaterian larval foregut. Nature 409:81-85.


  • Technau U (2001). Brachyury, the blastopore and the evolution of the mesoderm. Bioessays 23:788-94.


  • Technau U, Cramer von Laue C, Rentzsch F, Luft S, Hobmayer B, Bode HR and Holstein TW (2000). Parameters of self-organization in Hydra aggregates. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 97:12127-31.


  • Miller M, Technau U, Smith KM and Steele R (2000). Oocyte development in Hydra involves selection from competent precursor cells. Dev Biol. 224:326-338.


  • Technau U and Bode HR (1999). HyBra1, a Brachyury homologue, acts during head formation in Hydra. Development 126:999-1010.



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