B Christ

Summary

Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The development of the avian vertebral column
    B Christ
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 202:179-94. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint SF/HGF is a mediator between limb patterning and muscle development
    M Scaal
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Development 126:4885-93. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression pattern of BMPs during chick limb development
    P Geetha-Loganathan
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 211:87-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Regulation of Epha4 expression in paraxial and lateral plate mesoderm by ectoderm-derived signals
    C Schmidt
    Institut of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, D-79001 Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 220:377-86. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of the cochaperone Mdg1 in endothelial cells is induced by stress and during in vitro angiogenesis
    F Prols
    Institute of Anatomy II, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, 79104, Germany
    Exp Cell Res 269:42-53. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint An avian model for studies of embryonic lymphangiogenesis
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, Germany
    Lymphology 33:81-94. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The lymphatic endothelium of the avian wing is of somitic origin
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut II der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 217:271-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Embryonic lymphangiogenesis
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 297:1-11. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic control of muscle development in vertebrates
    B Brand-Saberi
    Anatomisches Institut II, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 296:199-212. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Segmentation of the vertebrate body
    B Christ
    Anatomisches Institut der Universitat Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 197:1-8. 1998

Collaborators

  • Jörg Wilting
  • B Brand-Saberi
  • C Schmidt
  • M Schneider
  • Haymo Kurz
  • F Ehehalt
  • M Maden
  • K Patel
  • A Eichmann
  • M P Mayer
  • KARI KUSTAA ALITALO
  • T S Weiss
  • William R Otto
  • R Huang
  • F Prols
  • M Rodriguez-Niedenführ
  • M Papoutsi
  • S Nimmagadda
  • S I Tomarev
  • P Stock
  • M Scaal
  • P Geetha-Loganathan
  • J Schrägle
  • J Dudas
  • J Walldorf
  • C S von Kaisenberg
  • H Sudo
  • W Nikovits
  • K Othman-Hassan
  • L P Müller
  • J Lützkendorf
  • I Volkmer
  • M Sgodda
  • A Volker
  • M S Staege
  • H Koseki
  • A Elmaouhoub
  • H Cai
  • B Saile
  • L Schweigerer
  • P G Loganathan
  • S C Strom
  • W E Fleig
  • G Ramadori
  • H Aurich
  • D Runge
  • M Hecht
  • L He
  • S Modaressi
  • G M Cann
  • O Renner
  • Y Arase
  • K H Nicolaides
  • H Aoyama
  • C Gassler
  • P G Czarnecki
  • M Ast
  • Y Takahashi
  • A Tonegawa
  • E R Lang
  • H Moriya
  • Y Mizutani-Koseki
  • F E Stockdale
  • V Dathe
  • M Sachs
  • G Cann
  • A Bonafede
  • J Wallin
  • T Heise
  • J Bratke
  • S Zahn
  • K Jungermann
  • R Fritsch
  • R Balling

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The development of the avian vertebral column
    B Christ
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 202:179-94. 2000
    ..The development of the vertebral column is a consequence of a segment-specific balance between proliferation, apoptosis and differentiation of cells...
  2. ncbi request reprint SF/HGF is a mediator between limb patterning and muscle development
    M Scaal
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Development 126:4885-93. 1999
    ..We present a model for a crucial role of SF/HGF during migration and early patterning of muscle precursor cells in the vertebrate limb...
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression pattern of BMPs during chick limb development
    P Geetha-Loganathan
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, 79104, Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 211:87-93. 2006
    ..All these BMPs are found to be expressed in the developing feather buds from day 8 onwards...
  4. ncbi request reprint Regulation of Epha4 expression in paraxial and lateral plate mesoderm by ectoderm-derived signals
    C Schmidt
    Institut of Anatomy, University of Freiburg, D-79001 Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 220:377-86. 2001
    ..We suggest that signaling occurs between the somites and the lateral plate mesoderm and provide evidence that retinoic acid is involved in this communication...
  5. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of the cochaperone Mdg1 in endothelial cells is induced by stress and during in vitro angiogenesis
    F Prols
    Institute of Anatomy II, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, 79104, Germany
    Exp Cell Res 269:42-53. 2001
    ..These data suggest that Mdg1 is involved in the control of cell cycle arrest taking place during terminal cell differentiation and under stress conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint An avian model for studies of embryonic lymphangiogenesis
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, Germany
    Lymphology 33:81-94. 2000
    ..Together with the early lymph sacs, the lymphangioblasts form the embryonic lymphatic system. Our studies demonstrate the importance of lymphangioblasts and lymphangiogenic growth factors in embryonic lymphangiogenesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint The lymphatic endothelium of the avian wing is of somitic origin
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut II der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 217:271-8. 2000
    ..This shows that not only the blood vascular cells but also the lymphatic endothelial cells of the avian wing are born in the paraxial/somitic mesoderm...
  8. ncbi request reprint Embryonic lymphangiogenesis
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 297:1-11. 1999
    ..The greatest advantage resides in the fact that the lymphatics of the chorioallantoic membrane are easily accessible for experimental studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic control of muscle development in vertebrates
    B Brand-Saberi
    Anatomisches Institut II, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 296:199-212. 1999
    ..Future investigations will have to show how signalling molecules and their receptors interact in the process of fine-tuning muscle formation in the embryo...
  10. ncbi request reprint Segmentation of the vertebrate body
    B Christ
    Anatomisches Institut der Universitat Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 197:1-8. 1998
    ..The expression of homologous genes indicates that the process of segmentation in vertebrates and invertebrates is homologous, derived by descent from a common ancestor...
  11. ncbi request reprint Expression of the avian VEGF receptor homologues Quek1 and Quek2 in blood-vascular and lymphatic endothelial and non-endothelial cells during quail embryonic development
    J Wilting
    Anatomisches Institut II der Albert Ludwigs Universität, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 288:207-23. 1997
    ..Endothelial cells of lymph nodes and the periaortal lymphatic vessels are Quek2-positive in later stages. A few non-endothelial cells express Quek2...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expression pattern of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) during quail development
    S Nimmagadda
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology II, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 208:219-24. 2004
    ..Our results confirm the angiogenic potential of the mesoderm and suggest that VEGFR-2 expressing cells represent multiple pools of mesodermal precursors of the hematopoietic and angiopoietic lineages...
  13. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spatial protease nexin 1 expression during chick development
    M Rodriguez-Niedenführ
    Institute of Anatomy II, University of Freiburg, PO Box 111, D 79001, Freiburg, Germany
    Gene Expr Patterns 3:611-4. 2003
    ..At these stages, expression was no longer observed in the Wolffian duct. At HH-stage 36, Pn-1 was expressed in the vertebral bodies, in the neural tube, and in the metanephros...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of Emx2 during scapula formation
    F Prols
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology II, University of Freiburg, D 79001 Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Biol 275:315-24. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Embryonic central nervous system angiogenesis does not involve blood-borne endothelial progenitors
    H Kurz
    Institute of Anatomy II, University of Freiburg, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    J Comp Neurol 436:263-74. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Arterial identity of endothelial cells is controlled by local cues
    K Othman-Hassan
    , Albertstrasse 17, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Biol 237:398-409. 2001
    ..The studies show that the expression of the arterial marker ephrin-B2 is controlled by local cues in arterial vessels of older embryos. Physical forces or the media smooth muscle cells may be involved in this process...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular and cellular analysis of embryonic avian tongue development
    R Huang
    , Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 204:179-87. 2001
    ..Data from this study suggests that the epithelium and mesenchyme express quite different genes during development. However BMP activity acts to inhibit growth in both tissues...
  18. doi request reprint Hepatocytes derived from adult stem cells
    P Stock
    First Department of Medicine, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:620-3. 2008
    ..We characterized the functional properties of mesenchymal stem cells from various human tissues for their potential to differentiate into hepatocyte-like cells in vitro...
  19. ncbi request reprint The homeobox transcription factor Prox1 is highly conserved in embryonic hepatoblasts and in adult and transformed hepatocytes, but is absent from bile duct epithelium
    J Dudas
    Department of Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, Georg August University Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, Gottingen, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 208:359-66. 2004
    ..Its absence from bile duct epithelial cells suggests a function for the specification of hepatoblasts into hepatocytes. The genes controlled by Prox1 need to be studied in the future...
  20. ncbi request reprint Expanding hepatocytes in vitro before cell transplantation: donor age-dependent proliferative capacity of cultured human hepatocytes
    J Walldorf
    First Dept of Medicine, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Salle, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:584-93. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify differences in the proliferative capacity of cultured primary human hepatocytes related to the age of the liver donors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Control of the temporal and spatial Uncx4.1 expression in the paraxial mesoderm of avian embryos
    J Schrägle
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology II, Albert Ludwigs University, Albertstrasse 17, Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 208:323-32. 2004
    ..1 expression in the caudal somite half. The neural tube is necessary for providing sufficient Uncx4.1 positive sclerotomal material to enable development of pedicles of the neural arches and transverse processes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prox1 is a marker of ectodermal placodes, endodermal compartments, lymphatic endothelium and lymphangioblasts
    M Rodriguez-Niedenführ
    Anatomisches Institut der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Germany
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 204:399-406. 2001
    ..In contrast, lymphangioblasts are present in the deep and superficial compartments of the early mesoderm, independently giving rise to the deep and superficial lymphatics...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endogenous origin of the lymphatics in the avian chorioallantoic membrane
    M Papoutsi
    , Albertstrasse 17, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Dev Dyn 222:238-51. 2001
    ..The latter can be identified with Prox1 antibodies and mRNA probes in the allantoic mesoderm of day 4 embryos (stage 21 HH). Prox1 is a specific marker of the lymphatic endothelium throughout CAM development...
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of Pax-1 in axial skeleton development
    J Wallin
    Department of Developmental Biology, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Freiburg, FRG
    Development 120:1109-21. 1994
    ..Our observations suggest that Pax-1 function is required for essential steps in ventral sclerotome differentiation, i.e. for the transition from the mesenchymal stage to the onset of chondrogenesis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patterning of fast and slow fibers within embryonic muscles is established independently of signals from the surrounding mesenchyme
    W Nikovits
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305-5151, USA
    Development 128:2537-44. 2001
    ..These results demonstrate in vivo an intrinsic commitment to fiber-type on the part of the myoblast, independent of extrinsic signals it receives from the mesenchymal stroma in which it differentiates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Inductive signals from the somatopleure mediated by bone morphogenetic proteins are essential for the formation of the sternal component of avian ribs
    H Sudo
    Department of Molecular Embryology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba, 260-8670, Japan
    Dev Biol 232:284-300. 2001
    ..BMP4 alone, however, could not completely replace inductive signals from the somatopleure, suggesting the involvement of additional signals for rib formation...
  27. pmc Molecular cloning, sequencing and expression of the cDNA of the mitochondrial form of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase from human liver
    S Modaressi
    Institut fur Biochemie und Molekulare Zellbiologie, Georg August Universitat, Gottingen, Germany
    Biochem J 315:807-14. 1996
    ..25 kb long, about 0.6 kb shorter than the mRNA of the cytosolic PCK. Primer extension experiments showed that the 5'-untranslated region of mitochondrial PCK mRNA was 134 nucleotides in length...
  28. doi request reprint Hepatic progenitor cells from adult human livers for cell transplantation
    T S Weiss
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Cell Research, University of Regensburg Hospital, Regensburg, Germany
    Gut 57:1129-38. 2008
    ..Histological studies implied that resident cells in adult liver can proliferate, have bipotential character and may be a suitable source for cell transplantation...