Heinrich Reichert

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Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc A complete three-dimensional reconstruction of the myoanatomy of Loricifera: comparative morphology of an adult and a Higgins larva stage
    Ricardo C Neves
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, Basel CH 4056, Switzerland
    Front Zool 10:19. 2013
  2. pmc Identification and analysis of a glutamatergic local interneuron lineage in the adult Drosophila olfactory system
    Abhijit Das
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, UAS GKVK Campus, Bangalore 560065, India
    Neural Syst Circuits 1:4. 2011
  3. pmc Drosophila olfactory local interneurons and projection neurons derive from a common neuroblast lineage specified by the empty spiracles gene
    Abhijit Das
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
    Neural Dev 3:33. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A tripartite organization of the urbilaterian brain: developmental genetic evidence from Drosophila
    Heinrich Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 66:491-4. 2005
  5. pmc Developmental genetic evidence for a monophyletic origin of the bilaterian brain
    H Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 356:1533-44. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Hox genes and brain development in Drosophila
    Heinrich Reichert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Adv Exp Med Biol 689:145-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Drosophila neural stem cells: cell cycle control of self-renewal, differentiation, and termination in brain development
    Heinrich Reichert
    University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Results Probl Cell Differ 53:529-46. 2011
  8. pmc Evolutionary conservation of otd/Otx2 transcription factor action: a genome-wide microarray analysis in Drosophila
    Haiqiong Montalta-He
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, Klingelbergstrasse 50, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 3:RESEARCH0015. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Conserved genetic mechanisms for embryonic brain patterning
    Heinrich Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biocenter Pharmacenter, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Dev Biol 46:81-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Gene expression patterns in primary neuronal clusters of the Drosophila embryonic brain
    Simon G Sprecher
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gene Expr Patterns 7:584-95. 2007

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Publications42

  1. pmc A complete three-dimensional reconstruction of the myoanatomy of Loricifera: comparative morphology of an adult and a Higgins larva stage
    Ricardo C Neves
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, Basel CH 4056, Switzerland
    Front Zool 10:19. 2013
    ..and the Higgins larva of Armorloricus elegans were investigated with cytochemical labeling techniques and CLSM. We discuss our findings with reference to other loriciferan species and recently established phylogenies...
  2. pmc Identification and analysis of a glutamatergic local interneuron lineage in the adult Drosophila olfactory system
    Abhijit Das
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, UAS GKVK Campus, Bangalore 560065, India
    Neural Syst Circuits 1:4. 2011
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  3. pmc Drosophila olfactory local interneurons and projection neurons derive from a common neuroblast lineage specified by the empty spiracles gene
    Abhijit Das
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
    Neural Dev 3:33. 2008
    ..While several studies have addressed the developmental mechanisms involved in specification and connectivity of olfactory receptor neurons and projection neurons in Drosophila, the local interneurons are far less well understood...
  4. ncbi request reprint A tripartite organization of the urbilaterian brain: developmental genetic evidence from Drosophila
    Heinrich Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 66:491-4. 2005
    ..This, in turn, implies that a tripartite organization of the embryonic brain may characterize all extant bilaterians, and thus may already have been established in the last common urbilaterian ancestor of all bilaterians...
  5. pmc Developmental genetic evidence for a monophyletic origin of the bilaterian brain
    H Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 356:1533-44. 2001
    ..We also preview the impact of comparative functional genomic analyses on our understanding of brain evolution...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hox genes and brain development in Drosophila
    Heinrich Reichert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Adv Exp Med Biol 689:145-53. 2010
    ..Many features of Hox gene action in Drosophila brain development are evolutionarily conserved and are manifest in brain development of vertebrates...
  7. doi request reprint Drosophila neural stem cells: cell cycle control of self-renewal, differentiation, and termination in brain development
    Heinrich Reichert
    University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Results Probl Cell Differ 53:529-46. 2011
    ..These findings in Drosophila brain development are likely to have general relevance in neural stem cell biology and may apply to cell cycle control in mammalian brain development as well...
  8. pmc Evolutionary conservation of otd/Otx2 transcription factor action: a genome-wide microarray analysis in Drosophila
    Haiqiong Montalta-He
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, Klingelbergstrasse 50, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 3:RESEARCH0015. 2002
    ..This suggests that otd and Otx genes control a comparable subset of downstream target genes in either organism. Here we use quantitative transcript imaging to analyze this equivalence of otd and Otx gene action at a genomic level...
  9. ncbi request reprint Conserved genetic mechanisms for embryonic brain patterning
    Heinrich Reichert
    Institute of Zoology, Biocenter Pharmacenter, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Dev Biol 46:81-7. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Gene expression patterns in primary neuronal clusters of the Drosophila embryonic brain
    Simon G Sprecher
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Gene Expr Patterns 7:584-95. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Polycomb group genes are required for neural stem cell survival in postembryonic neurogenesis of Drosophila
    Bruno Bello
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 134:1091-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, together with data on mammalian PcG genes, they imply that repression of aberrant reactivation of Hox genes may be a general and evolutionarily conserved role for PcG genes in CNS development...
  12. pmc Amplification of neural stem cell proliferation by intermediate progenitor cells in Drosophila brain development
    Bruno C Bello
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Neural Dev 3:5. 2008
    ..Here we investigate whether specific neural stem cell-like neuroblasts in the brain of Drosophila might also amplify neuronal proliferation by generating symmetrically dividing intermediate progenitors...
  13. pmc Postembryonic development of transit amplifying neuroblast lineages in the Drosophila brain
    Natalya Izergina
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Neural Dev 4:44. 2009
    ..In this report we use MARCM-based clonal analysis together with immunocytochemical labeling techniques to investigate the type and fate of neural cells generated in the DM lineages...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hox gene cross-regulatory interactions in the embryonic brain of Drosophila
    Simon G Sprecher
    Institute of Zoology, Biocenter Pharmacenter University of Basel, Klingelbergstr 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Mech Dev 121:527-36. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Cell lineage-specific expression and function of the empty spiracles gene in adult brain development of Drosophila melanogaster
    Robert Lichtneckert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 134:1291-300. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Arborization pattern of engrailed-positive neural lineages reveal neuromere boundaries in the Drosophila brain neuropil
    Abhilasha Kumar
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Comp Neurol 517:87-104. 2009
    ..This supports a model for neuromere-specific brain neuropil, in which a given lineage forms its proximal arborizations predominantly in the compartments that correspond to its neuromere of origin...
  17. ncbi request reprint An urbilaterian origin of the tripartite brain: developmental genetic insights from Drosophila
    Frank Hirth
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 130:2365-73. 2003
    ..This suggests that a tripartite organization of the embryonic brain was already established in the last common urbilaterian ancestor of protostomes and deuterostomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint The columnar gene vnd is required for tritocerebral neuromere formation during embryonic brain development of Drosophila
    Simon G Sprecher
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 133:4331-9. 2006
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that vnd is required for the genesis and proper identity specification of tritocerebral neural lineages during embryonic brain development of Drosophila...
  19. ncbi request reprint The brain tumor gene negatively regulates neural progenitor cell proliferation in the larval central brain of Drosophila
    Bruno Bello
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 133:2639-48. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Gliogenesis in Drosophila: genome-wide analysis of downstream genes of glial cells missing in the embryonic nervous system
    Boris Egger
    Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 129:3295-309. 2002
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Wingless and Hedgehog signaling pathways regulate orthodenticle and eyes absent during ocelli development in Drosophila
    Jorge Blanco
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Biol 329:104-15. 2009
    ..Hh signaling is necessary for eya activation in ocellar precursor cells and this activation is mediated by the full-length activator form of the transcription factor Cubitus interruptus...
  22. doi request reprint Empty spiracles is required for the development of olfactory projection neuron circuitry in Drosophila
    Robert Lichtneckert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Development 135:2415-24. 2008
    ..The finding that Drosophila ems, like its murine homologs Emx1/2, is required for the formation of olfactory circuitry implies that conserved genetic programs control olfactory system development in insects and mammals...
  23. ncbi request reprint ventral veins lacking is required for specification of the tritocerebrum in embryonic brain development of Drosophila
    Stefan Meier
    Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Mech Dev 123:76-83. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that vvl acts downstream of the Hox gene lab and regulates specific aspects of neuronal differentiation within the tritocerebral neuromere during embryonic brain development of Drosophila...
  24. doi request reprint Expression and function of the empty spiracles gene in olfactory sense organ development of Drosophila melanogaster
    Sonia Sen
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bangalore 560065, India
    Development 137:3687-95. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Coral emx-Am can substitute for Drosophila empty spiracles function in head, but not brain development
    Beate Hartmann
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Biol 340:125-33. 2010
    ..These findings have implications for understanding the evolutionary origins of head versus brain patterning mechanisms...
  26. doi request reprint Lineage-specific cell death in postembryonic brain development of Drosophila
    Abhilasha Kumar
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Development 136:3433-42. 2009
    ..Based on our findings, we conclude that lineage-specific programmed cell death plays a prominent role in the generation of neuronal number and lineage diversity in the Drosophila brain...
  27. pmc Transcriptional signature of an adult brain tumor in Drosophila
    Thomas Loop
    Institute of Zoology, Biocenter Pharmacenter, University of Basel, Klingelbergstr, 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Genomics 5:24. 2004
    ....
  28. pmc Early-born neurons in type II neuroblast lineages establish a larval primordium and integrate into adult circuitry during central complex development in Drosophila
    Nadia Riebli
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, Basel, CH 4056, Switzerland
    Neural Dev 8:6. 2013
    ..However, the identity and origin of the neurons that form these primordia and, hence, the fate of these neurons during subsequent metamorphosis and in the adult brain, are unknown...
  29. doi request reprint Multipotent neural stem cells generate glial cells of the central complex through transit amplifying intermediate progenitors in Drosophila brain development
    Gudrun Viktorin
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 70, Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Biol 356:553-65. 2011
    ..Moreover, they indicate that type II neuroblasts are remarkably multipotent neural stem cells that can generate both the neuronal and the glial progeny that make major contributions to one and the same complex brain structure...
  30. doi request reprint Neuroblast lineage-specific origin of the neurons of the Drosophila larval olfactory system
    Abhijit Das
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, UAS GKVK Campus, Bangalore 560065, India
    Dev Biol 373:322-37. 2013
    ..Our work will benefit functional studies of the larval olfactory circuit, and shed light on the relationship between larval and adult neurons...
  31. ncbi request reprint The egghead gene is required for compartmentalization in Drosophila optic lobe development
    Yun Fan
    Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Biol 287:61-73. 2005
    ..This finding underscores the importance of the lamina/lobula compartment boundary in R1-R6 axon targeting...
  32. doi request reprint A multipotent transit-amplifying neuroblast lineage in the central brain gives rise to optic lobe glial cells in Drosophila
    Gudrun Viktorin
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Biol 379:182-94. 2013
    ..Taken together, these findings reveal an unexpected central brain origin of optic lobe glial cells and central complex interneurons from one and the same type II neuroglioblast...
  33. doi request reprint Anteroposterior regionalization of the brain: genetic and comparative aspects
    Robert Lichtneckert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Adv Exp Med Biol 628:32-41. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Analysis of neural stem cell self-renewal and differentiation by transgenic RNAi in Drosophila
    Yanrui Jiang
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50 70, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Biochem Biophys 534:38-43. 2013
    ..We then summarize recent genome-wide transgenic RNAi screens in Drosophila and report on the identification of new regulators and gene networks that are required in balancing neuroblast self-renewal and differentiation...
  35. doi request reprint Brain development in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti: a comparative immunocytochemical analysis using cross-reacting antibodies from Drosophila melanogaster
    Keshava Mysore
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Klinglebergstrasse 50, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Genes Evol 221:281-96. 2011
    ..Taken together, this investigation forms the basis for future cellular and molecular investigations of brain development in this important disease vector...
  36. pmc Evolutionary conservation of mechanisms for neural regionalization, proliferation and interconnection in brain development
    Heinrich Reichert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 5:112-6. 2009
    ..Finally, neural identity and some complex circuit interconnections in specific brain domains appear to be comparable in vertebrates and invertebrates and may depend on similar developmental control genes...
  37. pmc Impressive expressions: developing a systematic database of gene-expression patterns in Drosophila embryogenesis
    Haiqiong Montalta-He
    Institute of Zoology, Biocenter Pharmacenter, Klingelbergstrasse 50, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 4:205. 2003
    ....
  38. pmc Programmed cell death in type II neuroblast lineages is required for central complex development in the Drosophila brain
    Yanrui Jiang
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Neural Dev 7:3. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint The zinc finger transcription factor Jing is required for dendrite/axonal targeting in Drosophila antennal lobe development
    Indu S Nair
    Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai 400005, India
    Dev Biol 381:17-27. 2013
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that Jing acts as a key transcriptional control element in wiring of the circuitry in the developing olfactory sensory system in Drosophila. ..
  40. pmc Conserved roles of ems/Emx and otd/Otx genes in olfactory and visual system development in Drosophila and mouse
    Sonia Sen
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, UAS GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bangalore 560065, India
    Open Biol 3:120177. 2013
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Identification of the Drosophila melanogaster homolog of the human spastin gene
    Lars Kammermeier
    Institute of Zoology, Biozentrum Pharmazentrum, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Dev Genes Evol 213:412-5. 2003
    ..Given this nervous system-specific expression, it will be important to determine if Drosophila spastin loss-of-function mutations also lead to neurodegeneration...
  42. pmc The labial gene is required to terminate proliferation of identified neuroblasts in postembryonic development of the Drosophila brain
    Philipp A Kuert
    Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Biol Open 1:1006-15. 2012
    ..Our analysis of labial function reveals a novel cell autonomous role of this Hox gene in shaping the lineage architecture of the brain during postembryonic development...