R P Tucker

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adhesion networks of cnidarians: a postgenomic view
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, California, USA Electronic address
    Int Rev Cell Mol Biol 308:323-77. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Elisabeth H. Winterhalter (1856-1952): the pioneer and her eponymous ovarian ganglion
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 22:191-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Horizontal gene transfer in choanoflagellates
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:1-9. 2013
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the teneurins: conserved features and premetazoan ancestry
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:1019-29. 2012
  5. pmc Teneurin-1 is expressed in interconnected regions of the developing brain and is processed in vivo
    Daniela Kenzelmann
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, Maulbeerstr 66, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Dev Biol 8:30. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Antisense knockdown of the beta1 integrin subunit in the chicken embryo results in abnormal neural crest cell development
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 36:1135-9. 2004
  7. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the tenascin gene family: evidence of origin early in the chordate lineage
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:60. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Teneurins: transmembrane proteins with fundamental roles in development
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:292-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Evidence for the evolution of tenascin and fibronectin early in the chordate lineage
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 41:424-34. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Neurogenesis and neurite outgrowth in the spinal cord of chicken embryos and in primary cultures of spinal neurons following knockdown of Class III beta tubulin with antisense morpholinos
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    Protoplasma 234:97-101. 2008

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Adhesion networks of cnidarians: a postgenomic view
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, California, USA Electronic address
    Int Rev Cell Mol Biol 308:323-77. 2014
    ..The postgenomic perspective provides a fresh view on fundamental similarities between cnidarian and bilaterian animals and is impelling wider adoption of species from phylum Cnidaria as model organisms. ..
  2. doi request reprint Elisabeth H. Winterhalter (1856-1952): the pioneer and her eponymous ovarian ganglion
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    J Hist Neurosci 22:191-7. 2013
    ..Almost a century later, researchers using histochemical techniques rediscovered autonomic neurons in primate ovaries, vindicating Winterhalter and supporting parts of her "nervous influence theory" of ovarian function...
  3. doi request reprint Horizontal gene transfer in choanoflagellates
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:1-9. 2013
    ..However, some of these genes are also found in animal genomes, suggesting that HGT into a common ancestor of choanozoans and animals may have contributed to metazoan evolution...
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the teneurins: conserved features and premetazoan ancestry
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, CA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:1019-29. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Teneurin-1 is expressed in interconnected regions of the developing brain and is processed in vivo
    Daniela Kenzelmann
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, Maulbeerstr 66, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Dev Biol 8:30. 2008
    ..elegans and D. melanogaster to mammals. In vertebrates there are four paralogs (teneurin-1 to -4), all of which are expressed prominently in the developing central nervous system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antisense knockdown of the beta1 integrin subunit in the chicken embryo results in abnormal neural crest cell development
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 36:1135-9. 2004
    ..This study shows the potential of this novel method for investigating the roles of genes that are required for the survival of early mouse embryos in later development events...
  7. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the tenascin gene family: evidence of origin early in the chordate lineage
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:60. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Teneurins: transmembrane proteins with fundamental roles in development
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 39:292-7. 2007
    ..Interestingly, the human teneurin-1 gene is located on the X-chromosome in a region where several families with X-linked mental retardation are mapped...
  9. doi request reprint Evidence for the evolution of tenascin and fibronectin early in the chordate lineage
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 41:424-34. 2009
    ..In contrast, the tenascin gene in B. floridae encodes multiple RGD motifs, suggesting that integrin binding is fundamental to tenascin function...
  10. doi request reprint Neurogenesis and neurite outgrowth in the spinal cord of chicken embryos and in primary cultures of spinal neurons following knockdown of Class III beta tubulin with antisense morpholinos
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    Protoplasma 234:97-101. 2008
    ..Thus, normal expression of Class III beta tubulin may not be necessary for neurogenesis in the early avian spinal cord in situ, but is required for neurite outgrowth in vitro...
  11. doi request reprint The regulation of tenascin expression by tissue microenvironments
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1793:888-92. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Performance in a prematriculation gross anatomy course as a predictor of performance in medical school
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Anat Sci Educ 1:224-7. 2008
    ..2 +/- 7.9). Thus, a gross anatomy examination following a short prematriculation course can be a predictor not only of medical student performance in anatomy, but also of performance on a standardized licensing examination...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expression of usherin in the anthozoan Nematostella vectensis
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 8643, USA
    Biol Bull 218:105-12. 2010
    ..However, its pattern of expression in N. vectensis is not consistent with a role for this protein in the mechanosensory ciliary cone of mature cnidoblasts...
  14. ncbi request reprint The thrombospondin type 1 repeat superfamily
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 36:969-74. 2004
    ..Combining these observations with the published crystal structure of the TSRs of thrombospondin-1 may hold a key to the development of therapeutic agents for fighting parasitic infection and tumor growth...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neural crest cells: a model for invasive behavior
    Richard P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 36:173-7. 2004
    ..Mutations of transcription factors expressed by the neural crest or in other factors that inhibit their premature differentiation can lead to survival and migration-associated birth defects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative in situ localization of tenascin-C alternatively spliced transcripts in the avian optic tectum
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8643, USA
    Mol Vis 4:18. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to use quantitative in situ hybridization to determine the relative abundance of transcripts encoding the alternatively spliced fibronectin type III repeats of tenascin-C in the embryonic avian optic tectum...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thrombospondin-1 and neural crest cell migration
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis School of Medicine, 95616, USA
    Dev Dyn 214:312-22. 1999
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  18. ncbi request reprint Tenascin-Y in the developing and adult avian nervous system
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Calif 95616, USA
    Dev Neurosci 21:126-33. 1999
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  19. ncbi request reprint Abnormal neural crest cell migration after the in vivo knockdown of tenascin-C expression with morpholino antisense oligonucleotides
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Dev Dyn 222:115-9. 2001
    ..The observation that neural crest cells must express tenascin-C to migrate normally is consistent with a role for this glycoprotein in contributing to the invasive behavior of neural crest cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tenascin-Y is concentrated in adult nerve roots and has barrier properties in vitro
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Neurosci Res 66:439-47. 2001
    ..We conclude that the expression pattern of tenascin-Y and its properties in vitro are consistent with a role as an inhibitor of glial cell migration and sensory regeneration in nerve roots...
  21. ncbi request reprint Teneurin-2 is expressed in tissues that regulate limb and somite pattern formation and is induced in vitro and in situ by FGF8
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California
    Dev Dyn 220:27-39. 2001
    ..Thus, teneurin-2 could act downstream of FGF8 during morphogenesis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Teneurins: a conserved family of transmembrane proteins involved in intercellular signaling during development
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Dev Biol 290:237-45. 2006
    ..Teneurin function appears to be required for a fundamentally important signaling mechanism conserved between invertebrates and vertebrates having an impact on many processes relying on cell-cell contact throughout development...
  23. ncbi request reprint In situ localization of thrombospondin-1 and thrombospondin-3 transcripts in the avian embryo
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Dev Dyn 208:326-37. 1997
    ..The pattern of TSP-1 expression in avascular tissues and in the floor plate is consistent with possible roles for this glycoprotein in regulating angiogenesis and establishing morphogenetic gradients...
  24. ncbi request reprint The expression of teneurin-4 in the avian embryo
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mech Dev 98:187-91. 2000
    ..As in Drosophila, vertebrate teneurins are expressed not only in the nervous system, but also in non-neuronal tissues during pattern formation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Thrombospondin-4 is expressed by early osteogenic tissues in the chick embryo
    R P Tucker
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Dev Dyn 203:477-90. 1995
    ..The diverse origins of different thrombospondin gene family members imply distinctive roles for these proteins related to the growth and differentiation of cartilage, tendons, and bone...
  26. ncbi request reprint The zona pellucida-initiated acrosome reaction: defect due to mutations in the sperm glycine receptor/Cl(-) channel
    Y Sato
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California, 95616 8643, USA
    Dev Biol 227:211-8. 2000
    ..Moreover, a monoclonal antibody against GlyR completely blocked ZP initiation of AR in normal mouse sperm. Our results are consistent with an essential role for the sperm GlyR in the ZP-initiated AR...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor and fibroblast growth factor 5 are colocalized in vascular and avascular epiretinal membranes
    S A Schneeberger
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95816, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 124:447-54. 1997
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  28. ncbi request reprint Teneurin 2 is expressed by the neurons of the thalamofugal visual system in situ and promotes homophilic cell-cell adhesion in vitro
    Beatrix P Rubin
    Friedrich Miescher Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, PO Box 2543, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Development 129:4697-705. 2002
    ..These observations indicate that the homophilic binding of teneurin 2 may play a role in the development of specific neuronal circuits in the developing visual system...
  29. ncbi request reprint Avian tenascin-W: expression in smooth muscle and bone, and effects on calvarial cell spreading and adhesion in vitro
    Caroline V Meloty-Kapella
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 8643, USA
    Dev Dyn 235:1532-42. 2006
    ..We conclude that tenascin-W is likely to play a phylogenetically conserved role in developing bone and that it shares some of the basic anti-adhesive and matrix modulatory properties as tenascin-C...
  30. ncbi request reprint Methods for introducing morpholinos into the chicken embryo
    Robert Kos
    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Dev Dyn 226:470-7. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Connective tissues: signalling by tenascins
    Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann
    Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 36:1085-9. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Tenascin-W is found in malignant mammary tumors, promotes alpha8 integrin-dependent motility and requires p38MAPK activity for BMP-2 and TNF-alpha induced expression in vitro
    Arnaud Scherberich
    Novartis Research Foundation, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, CH 4058 Basel, Switzerland
    Oncogene 24:1525-32. 2005
    ..Our results show that tenascin-W may be a useful diagnostic marker for breast malignancies, and that the induction of tenascin-W in the tumor stroma may contribute to the invasive behavior of tumor cells...