Caroline W Beck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bath
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A developmental pathway controlling outgrowth of the Xenopus tail bud
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Development 126:1611-20. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Gut specific expression using mammalian promoters in transgenic Xenopus laevis
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Mech Dev 88:221-7. 1999
  3. pmc An amphibian with ambition: a new role for Xenopus in the 21st century
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, School of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Genome Biol 2:REVIEWS1029. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of BMP signaling in outgrowth and patterning of the Xenopus tail bud
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Dev Biol 238:303-14. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Notch is required for outgrowth of the Xenopus tail bud
    Caroline W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK
    Int J Dev Biol 46:255-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal requirement for bone morphogenetic proteins in regeneration of the tail and limb of Xenopus tadpoles
    Caroline W Beck
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Mech Dev 123:674-88. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular pathways needed for regeneration of spinal cord and muscle in a vertebrate
    Caroline W Beck
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, Bath, United Kingdom
    Dev Cell 5:429-39. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Regeneration-specific expression pattern of three posterior Hox genes
    Bea Christen
    Centre of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Dev Dyn 226:349-55. 2003
  9. pmc Cellular and molecular mechanisms of regeneration in Xenopus
    J M W Slack
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7A Y, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:745-51. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of NF-kappaB associated proteins in FGF-mediated mesoderm induction
    C W Beck
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Int J Dev Biol 42:67-77. 1998

Collaborators

  • J Slack
  • MALCOLM R WHITMAN
  • M E Horb
  • Bea Christen
  • Esther J Pearl
  • Zeina H Jarikji
  • Fabien Avaron
  • Donna Barker
  • Robert C Day
  • Chris V E Wright
  • Steven D Leach
  • Sandeep Vanamala
  • Patrick Laurenti
  • Christelle Thaëron-Antono
  • Jacqueline Géraudie
  • Véronique Borday-Birraux
  • Didier Casane

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint A developmental pathway controlling outgrowth of the Xenopus tail bud
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Development 126:1611-20. 1999
    ..Conservation of gene expression in the tail bud of other vertebrates suggests that this pathway may describe a general mechanism controlling tail outgrowth and secondary neurulation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gut specific expression using mammalian promoters in transgenic Xenopus laevis
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Mech Dev 88:221-7. 1999
    ..Furthermore, expression from the elastase promoter is initiated in the pancreatic buds before morphological definition becomes possible, making it a powerful tool for the study of pancreatic determination...
  3. pmc An amphibian with ambition: a new role for Xenopus in the 21st century
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, School of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Genome Biol 2:REVIEWS1029. 2001
    ..Possibilities are also emerging for genomic studies using the closely related diploid frog Xenopus tropicalis...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of BMP signaling in outgrowth and patterning of the Xenopus tail bud
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Dev Biol 238:303-14. 2001
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  5. ncbi request reprint Notch is required for outgrowth of the Xenopus tail bud
    Caroline W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK
    Int J Dev Biol 46:255-8. 2002
    ..This is achieved using inhibitors of the protease that carries out the ligand-induced intramembranous cleavage of Notch. Other protease inhibitors that do not inhibit Notch cleavage do not affect tail outgrowth...
  6. ncbi request reprint Temporal requirement for bone morphogenetic proteins in regeneration of the tail and limb of Xenopus tadpoles
    Caroline W Beck
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Mech Dev 123:674-88. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular pathways needed for regeneration of spinal cord and muscle in a vertebrate
    Caroline W Beck
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, Bath, United Kingdom
    Dev Cell 5:429-39. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that regenerative capability can be enabled by genetic modifications that reactivate specific components of the developmental program...
  8. ncbi request reprint Regeneration-specific expression pattern of three posterior Hox genes
    Bea Christen
    Centre of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Dev Dyn 226:349-55. 2003
    ..XHoxd13 is not expressed until relatively late and appears to be involved only in patterning of the blastema...
  9. pmc Cellular and molecular mechanisms of regeneration in Xenopus
    J M W Slack
    Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7A Y, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:745-51. 2004
    ..This has been used to introduce various gene products expected to prolong the period of regenerative capacity, but none has so far been successful...
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of NF-kappaB associated proteins in FGF-mediated mesoderm induction
    C W Beck
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Int J Dev Biol 42:67-77. 1998
    ..Our results therefore suggest that zygotic FGF action is required for cell movements rather than dorsal differentiation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the developing Xenopus tail bud reveals separate phases of gene expression during determination and outgrowth
    C W Beck
    Developmental Biology Programme, School of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Mech Dev 72:41-52. 1998
    ..We describe molecular correlates of two of these regions, M and C, which were formerly unobservable and whose existence was inferred from embryological experiments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of even-skipped related gene expression pattern in vertebrates shows an association between expression domain loss and modification of selective constraints on sequences
    Fabien Avaron
    Laboratoire de Biologie du Developpement, Universite de Paris 7, case courrier 7077, 2 place Jussieu, 75251 Paris cedex 5, France
    Evol Dev 5:145-56. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Differential ability of Ptf1a and Ptf1a-VP16 to convert stomach, duodenum and liver to pancreas
    Zeina H Jarikji
    Laboratory of Molecular Organogenesis, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, 110 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, QC, Canada H2W 1R7
    Dev Biol 304:786-99. 2007
    ..Lastly, we demonstrate that, similar to mouse and zebrafish, Xenopus Ptf1a is essential for the initial specification of both endocrine and exocrine cells during normal pancreas development...
  14. pmc Identification of genes associated with regenerative success of Xenopus laevis hindlimbs
    Esther J Pearl
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    BMC Dev Biol 8:66. 2008
    ..Activation of this transgene blocks regeneration of the tail and limb of Xenopus tadpoles...