Genomes and Genes
- Dynamic analysis of dorsal closure in Drosophila: from genetics to cell biologyAntonio Jacinto
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Rua da Quinta Grande, 6, 2780 156, Oeiras, Portugal
Dev Cell 3:9-19. 2002....
- Dynamic analysis of actin cable function during Drosophila dorsal closureAntonio Jacinto
Department of Anatomy andDevelopmental Biology, University College London, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 12:1245-50. 2002....
- Dpp signalling orchestrates dorsal closure by regulating cell shape changes both in the amnioserosa and in the epidermisBeatriz García Fernández
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Rua da Quinta Grande 6, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
Mech Dev 124:884-97. 2007..In summary, we show that Dpp plays a crucial role in coordinating the activity of the AS and its interactions with the LE cells during dorsal closure...
- The small GTPase Rac plays multiple roles in epithelial sheet fusion--dynamic studies of Drosophila dorsal closureSarah Woolner
Department of Anatomy, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
Dev Biol 282:163-73. 2005....
- Distinct mechanisms regulate hemocyte chemotaxis during development and wound healing in Drosophila melanogasterWill Wood
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
J Cell Biol 173:405-16. 2006....
- Imaging cell movement during dorsal closure in Drosophila embryosWilliam Wood
, Rua da Quinta Grande, Oeiras, Portugal
Methods Mol Biol 294:203-10. 2005....
- Actin in developmentAntonio Jacinto
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Rua da Quinta Grande, 6, 2780-156 Oeiras, Portugal
Mech Dev 120:1337-49. 2003
- Drosophila melanogaster embryonic haemocytes: masters of multitaskingWill Wood
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 8:542-51. 2007..Instead, throughout development, embryonic haemocytes are occupied with other tasks: they undergo complex migrations and carry out several non-immune functions that are crucial for successful embryogenesis...
- Coordinated control of cell adhesion, polarity, and cytoskeleton underlies Hox-induced organogenesis in DrosophilaBridget Lovegrove
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 16:2206-16. 2006..Importantly, very few of the direct Hox targets known are "realizator" genes involved directly in the cellular processes of organogenesis...
- Coordinated cell-shape changes control epithelial movement in zebrafish and DrosophilaMathias Köppen
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Pfotenhauerstr 108, 01307 Dresden, Germany
Development 133:2671-81. 2006..Thus, this study has characterized a conserved mechanism underlying coordinated cell-shape changes during epithelial morphogenesis...
- Planar polarity and actin dynamics in the epidermis of DrosophilaJulia A Kaltschmidt
Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK
Nat Cell Biol 4:937-44. 2002..We show that Wingless (Wg) signalling and Jun amino-terminal kinase (JNK) signalling have overlapping but different roles in these events...
- Wound healing recapitulates morphogenesis in Drosophila embryosWilliam Wood
Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Nat Cell Biol 4:907-12. 2002..Our data suggest a more complex model for epithelial repair than previously envisaged and highlight remarkable similarities with the well-characterized morphogenetic movement of dorsal closure in Drosophila...
- Live imaging of wound inflammation in Drosophila embryos reveals key roles for small GTPases during in vivo cell migrationBrian Stramer
Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TD, UK
J Cell Biol 168:567-73. 2005..Cdc42 is necessary for maintaining cellular polarity and yet, despite in vitro evidence, is dispensable for sensing and crawling toward wound cues...