Lionel Christiaen

Summary

Affiliation: Avenue de la Terrasse
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi Pitx genes in Tunicates provide new molecular insight into the evolutionary origin of pituitary
    Lionel Christiaen
    INRA Junior Group Morphogenèse du Système Nerveux des Chordés, UPR2197 DEPSN, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Gene 287:107-13. 2002
  2. ncbi The dopamine-synthesizing cells in the swimming larva of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis are located only in the hypothalamus-related domain of the sensory vesicle
    Frederic Moret
    Development, Evolution, Plasticity of the Nervous System, UPR 2197, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, C N R S, 1, Ave de la Terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3043-55. 2005
  3. ncbi A modular cis-regulatory system controls isoform-specific pitx expression in ascidian stomodaeum
    Lionel Christiaen
    INRA Junior Group, UPR2197 DEPSN, INAF, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Dev Biol 277:557-66. 2005
  4. ncbi Regulatory gene expressions in the ascidian ventral sensory vesicle: evolutionary relationships with the vertebrate hypothalamus
    Frederic Moret
    Development, Evolution and Plasticity of the Nervous System, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR2197, 1 ave de la terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Dev Biol 277:567-79. 2005
  5. pmc A cis-regulatory signature for chordate anterior neuroectodermal genes
    Maximilian Haeussler
    INRA group, UPR3294, Institute of Neurosciences Alfred Fessard, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000912. 2010
  6. ncbi Embryonic versus blastogenetic development in the compound ascidian Botryllus schlosseri: insights from Pitx expression patterns
    Stefano Tiozzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Padova, Via U Bassi 58 B 35121 Padova, Italy
    Dev Dyn 232:468-78. 2005
  7. pmc FGF signaling delineates the cardiac progenitor field in the simple chordate, Ciona intestinalis
    Brad Davidson
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Division of Genetics and Development, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genes Dev 20:2728-38. 2006
  8. ncbi Culture of adult ascidians and ascidian genetics
    Carolyn Hendrickson
    Neuroscience Research Institute, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Methods Cell Biol 74:143-70. 2004
  9. ncbi Evolutionary modification of mouth position in deuterostomes
    Lionel Christiaen
    Center for Integrative Genomics, Molecular and Cell Biology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 18:502-11. 2007
  10. ncbi FoxF is essential for FGF-induced migration of heart progenitor cells in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis
    Jeni Beh
    Center for Integrative Genomics, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Development 134:3297-305. 2007

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Pitx genes in Tunicates provide new molecular insight into the evolutionary origin of pituitary
    Lionel Christiaen
    INRA Junior Group Morphogenèse du Système Nerveux des Chordés, UPR2197 DEPSN, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Gene 287:107-13. 2002
    ..This shows that expression at early steps of pituitary development is a feature of Pitx-related genes that was already present in the last common ancestor of Chordates...
  2. ncbi The dopamine-synthesizing cells in the swimming larva of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis are located only in the hypothalamus-related domain of the sensory vesicle
    Frederic Moret
    Development, Evolution, Plasticity of the Nervous System, UPR 2197, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, C N R S, 1, Ave de la Terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Eur J Neurosci 21:3043-55. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we have identified new candidate regulators of dopaminergic specification in Ciona based on their expression patterns, which can now be compared with those in vertebrates...
  3. ncbi A modular cis-regulatory system controls isoform-specific pitx expression in ascidian stomodaeum
    Lionel Christiaen
    INRA Junior Group, UPR2197 DEPSN, INAF, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Dev Biol 277:557-66. 2005
    ..We discuss the developmental relevance of these data that provide an entry point to investigate the gene regulatory networks (GRNs) that position and shape oral structures in chordates...
  4. ncbi Regulatory gene expressions in the ascidian ventral sensory vesicle: evolutionary relationships with the vertebrate hypothalamus
    Frederic Moret
    Development, Evolution and Plasticity of the Nervous System, Institut de Neurobiologie Alfred Fessard, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR2197, 1 ave de la terrasse, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Dev Biol 277:567-79. 2005
    ..Furthermore, they allow us to propose that a large part of the ventral and lateral sensory vesicle consists in a patterning domain corresponding to the vertebrate presumptive hypothalamus...
  5. pmc A cis-regulatory signature for chordate anterior neuroectodermal genes
    Maximilian Haeussler
    INRA group, UPR3294, Institute of Neurosciences Alfred Fessard, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000912. 2010
    ..This could account for the strong evolutionary conservation of the regulatory elements controlling field-specific selector genes responsible for body plan formation...
  6. ncbi Embryonic versus blastogenetic development in the compound ascidian Botryllus schlosseri: insights from Pitx expression patterns
    Stefano Tiozzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Padova, Via U Bassi 58 B 35121 Padova, Italy
    Dev Dyn 232:468-78. 2005
    ..These observations provide the first evidence for a key developmental gene being deployed in essentially similar ways in two different developmental sequences that eventually give rise to similar zooids...
  7. pmc FGF signaling delineates the cardiac progenitor field in the simple chordate, Ciona intestinalis
    Brad Davidson
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Division of Genetics and Development, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genes Dev 20:2728-38. 2006
    ..We discuss these results with regard to the development and evolution of the multichambered vertebrate heart...
  8. ncbi Culture of adult ascidians and ascidian genetics
    Carolyn Hendrickson
    Neuroscience Research Institute, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Methods Cell Biol 74:143-70. 2004
  9. ncbi Evolutionary modification of mouth position in deuterostomes
    Lionel Christiaen
    Center for Integrative Genomics, Molecular and Cell Biology Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 18:502-11. 2007
    ..We illustrate these morphogenetic movements by means of morphological data obtained by the confocal imaging of ascidian tailbud embryos, and provide a table for determining the tailbud stages of this model organism...
  10. ncbi FoxF is essential for FGF-induced migration of heart progenitor cells in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis
    Jeni Beh
    Center for Integrative Genomics, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Development 134:3297-305. 2007
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that FoxF is a direct target of FGF signaling and is predominantly involved in the regulation of heart cell migration...
  11. doi The transcription/migration interface in heart precursors of Ciona intestinalis
    Lionel Christiaen
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Development, Center for Integrative Genomics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Science 320:1349-52. 2008
    ..We propose that transcription regulation of specific effector genes determines the coordinated deployment of discrete cellular modules underlying migration...
  12. ncbi Linking chordate gene networks to cellular behavior in ascidians
    Brad Davidson
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Division of Genetics and Development, University of California, Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Cell 124:247-50. 2006
    ..This cellular and genetic simplicity is now being exploited to link comprehensive gene networks to the cellular events underlying morphogenesis...