Peter Heger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cologne
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New tools in the box: an evolutionary synopsis of chromatin insulators
    Peter Heger
    Cologne Biocenter, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicher Straße 47A, 50674 Koln, Germany Electronic address
    Trends Genet 30:161-71. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Successive gain of insulator proteins in arthropod evolution
    Peter Heger
    Cologne Biocenter, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicher Straße 47A, 50674 Koln, Germany
    Evolution 67:2945-56. 2013
  3. pmc The chromatin insulator CTCF and the emergence of metazoan diversity
    Peter Heger
    Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17507-12. 2012
  4. pmc Loss of the insulator protein CTCF during nematode evolution
    Peter Heger
    Zoological Institute, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 15, 50937 Koln, Germany
    BMC Mol Biol 10:84. 2009
  5. pmc Conservation of MAP kinase activity and MSP genes in parthenogenetic nematodes
    Peter Heger
    Zoological Institute, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
    BMC Dev Biol 10:51. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint New tools in the box: an evolutionary synopsis of chromatin insulators
    Peter Heger
    Cologne Biocenter, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicher Straße 47A, 50674 Koln, Germany Electronic address
    Trends Genet 30:161-71. 2014
    ..Although speculative at the moment, such coevolution might create tools for complex gene regulation and therefore influence the evolutionary roadmaps of metazoans. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Successive gain of insulator proteins in arthropod evolution
    Peter Heger
    Cologne Biocenter, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicher Straße 47A, 50674 Koln, Germany
    Evolution 67:2945-56. 2013
    ..Expansion of insulator systems may therefore be a general strategy to increase an organism's gene regulatory repertoire and its potential for morphological plasticity. ..
  3. pmc The chromatin insulator CTCF and the emergence of metazoan diversity
    Peter Heger
    Institute for Genetics, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17507-12. 2012
    ..Such a kernel could explain (i) the formation of Hox clusters in Bilateria, (ii) the diversity of bilaterian body plans, and (iii) the uniqueness and time of onset of the Cambrian explosion...
  4. pmc Loss of the insulator protein CTCF during nematode evolution
    Peter Heger
    Zoological Institute, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 15, 50937 Koln, Germany
    BMC Mol Biol 10:84. 2009
    ..We therefore searched in nematodes for orthologs of proteins that are involved in chromatin insulation...
  5. pmc Conservation of MAP kinase activity and MSP genes in parthenogenetic nematodes
    Peter Heger
    Zoological Institute, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
    BMC Dev Biol 10:51. 2010
    ..How oocyte-to-embryo transition is triggered in parthenogenetic nematode species that lack sperm, is not known...