A selected list of publications from our service and collaborative projects can be found here.


Beaven, R., and Denholm, B. (2018) Release and spread of Wingless is required to pattern the proximo-distal axis of Drosophila renal tubules. eLife. 7, e35373.

Oluseye A. Ogunbayo, Jingxian DuanJian Xiong, Qiaochu WangXinghua Feng, Jianjie Ma, Michael X. Zhu , and A. Mark Evans. (2018)  mTORC1 controls lysosomal Ca2+ release through the two-pore channel  TPC20, Sci. Signaling ,  Apr 2018: Vol. 11, Issue 525, DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aao5775 .


Mills CG1, Lawrence ML, Munro DAD, Elhendawi M3,, Mullins JJ, Davies JA. (2017) Asymmetric BMP4 signalling improves the realism of kidney organoids. 2017 Nov 1;7(1):14824. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14809-8.

Harmon M, Larkman P, Hardingham G, Jackson M, Skehel P. (2017) A Bi-fluorescence complementation system to detect associations between the Endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria. 2017 Dec 12;7(1):17467. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17278-1.

Asima Karim and Andrew C. Hall. (2017) Chondrocyte Morphology in Stiff and Soft Agarose Gels and the Influence of Fetal Calf Serum. 2017 May;232(5):1041-1052. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25507.

Asima Karim, Anish K. Amin and Andrew C. Hall. (2017) The clustering and morphology of chondrocytes in normal and mildly degenerate human femoral head cartilage studied by confocal laser scanning microscopy.  2018  Apr;232(4):686-698.  doi: 10.1111/joa.12768

Garden DL, Rinaldi A, Nolan MF. (2017) Active integration of glutamatergic input to the inferior olive generates bidirectional postsynaptic potentials. J Physiol. 2017 Feb 15;595(4):1239-1251. doi: 10.1113/JP273424

Mills CG, Lawrence ML, Munro DAD, Elhendawi M, Mullins JJ, Davies JA. (2017) Asymmetric BMP4 signalling improves the realism of kidney organoids. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 1;7(1):14824. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-14809-8.

Tsuji C, Tsuji T, Allchorne A, Leng G, Ludwig M. (2017) Effects of lateral olfactory tract stimulation on Fos immunoreactivity in vasopressin neurons of the rat piriform cortex. J Neuroendocrinol. 2017 Sep 1. doi: 10.1111/jne.12531. [Epub ahead of print]

Smith R, Huang YT, Tian T, Vojtasova D, Mesalles-Naranjo O, Pollard SM, Pratt T, Price DJ, Fotaki V. (2017) The Transcription Factor Foxg1 Promotes Optic Fissure Closure in the Mouse by Suppressing Wnt8b in the Nasal Optic Stalk. J Neurosci. 2017 Jul 20. pii: 0286-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0286-17.2017. [Epub ahead of print]

Thomson SR, Seo SS, Barnes SA, Louros SR, Muscas M, Dando O, Kirby C, Wyllie DJA, Hardingham GE, Kind PC, Osterweil EK. (2017) Cell-Type-Specific Translation Profiling Reveals a Novel Strategy for Treating Fragile X Syndrome. Neuron. 2017 Aug 2;95(3):550-563.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.07.013.

Huang YT, Mason JO, Price DJ. (2017) Lateral cortical Cdca7 expression levels are regulated by Pax6 and influence the production of intermediate progenitors. BMC Neurosci. 2017 Jun 5;18(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s12868-017-0365-0.

Munro DAD, Hohenstein P, Davies JA. (2017) Cycles of vascular plexus formation within the nephrogenic zone of the developing mouse kidney. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 12;7(1):3273. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03808-4.

Chen L, Bi D, Lu ZH, McClafferty H, Shipston MJ. (2017) Distinct domains of the β1-subunit cytosolic N terminus control surface expression and functional properties of large-conductance calcium-activated potassium (BK) channels. J Biol Chem. 2017 May 26;292(21):8694-8704. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.769505. Epub 2017 Apr 3.

Tsuji T, Allchorne AJ, Zhang M, Tsuji C, Tobin VA, Pineda R, Raftogianni A, Stern JE, Grinevich V, Leng G, Ludwig M.(2017) Vasopressin casts light on the suprachiasmatic nucleus. J Physiol. 2017 Apr 12. doi: 10.1113/JP274025. [Epub ahead of print]


Kline RA, Kaifer KA, Osman EY, Carella F, Tiberi A, Ross J, Pennetta G, Lorson CL, Murray LM. (2017) Comparison of independent screens on differentially vulnerable motor neurons reveals alpha-synuclein as a common modifier in motor neuron diseases. PLoS Genet. 2017 Mar 31;13(3):e1006680. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006680. [Epub ahead of print]

Romanò N, McClafferty H, Walker JJ, Le Tissier P, Shipston MJ. (2017) Heterogeneity of calcium responses to secretagogues in corticotrophs from male rats. Endocrinology. 2017 Mar 16. doi: 10.1210/en.2017-00107. [Epub ahead of print]

Amorim IS, Graham LC, Carter RN, Morton NM, Hammachi F, Kunath T, Pennetta G, Carpanini SM, Manson JC, Lamont DJ, Wishart TM, Gillingwater TH. (2017) Sideroflexin 3 is a α-synuclein-dependent mitochondrial protein that regulates synaptic morphology. J Cell Sci. 2017 Jan 3. pii: jcs.194241. doi: 10.1242/jcs.194241. [Epub ahead of print]



Karim A, Hall, AC. (2016) Chondrocyte Morphology in Stiff and Soft Agarose Gels and the Influence of Fetal Calf Serum. J Cell Physiol. 2016 Jul 29. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25507. [Epub ahead of print]

Karim and Hall

Karim A, Hall AC. (2016) Hyperosmolarity normalises serum-induced changes to chondrocyte properties in a model of cartilage injury. Eur Cell Mater. 2016 Mar 29;31:205-20.

Lopes F, Smith R, Nash S, Mitchell RT, Spears N. (2016) Irinotecan metabolite SN38 results in germ cell loss in the testis but not in the ovary of prepubertal mice. Mol Hum Reprod. 2016 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Lopes et al.

Pakan JM, Lowe SC, Dylda E, Keemink SW, Currie SP, Coutts CA, Rochefort NL. (2016) Behavioral-state modulation of inhibition is context-dependent and cell type specific in mouse visual cortex. Elife. 2016 Aug 23;5. pii: e14985. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14985. [Epub ahead of print]

Pakan et al.

Parish EV, Mason JO, Price DJ. (2016) Expression of Barhl2 and its relationship with Pax6 expression in the forebrain of the mouse embryo. BMC Neurosci.;17(1):76. DOI: 10.1186/s12868-016-0311-6

Perkins EM, Suminaite D, Clarkson YL, Lee SK, Lyndon AR, Rothstein JD, Wyllie DJ, Tanaka K, Jackson M. (2016) Posterior cerebellar Purkinje cells in an SCA5/SPARCA1 mouse model are especially vulnerable to the synergistic effect of loss of β-III spectrin and GLAST. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Aug 15. pii: ddw274. [Epub ahead of print]

Perkins et al.

Pineda R, Plaisier F, Millar RP, Ludwig M. (2016) Amygdala Kisspeptin Neurons: Putative Mediators of Olfactory Control of the Gonadotropic Axis. Neuroendocrinology. Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Powis RA, Karyka E, Boyd P, Côme J, Jones RA, Zheng Y, Szunyogova E, Groen EJ, Hunter G, Thomson D, Wishart TM, Becker CG, Parson SH, Martinat C, Azzouz M, Gillingwater TH. (2016) Systemic restoration of UBA1 ameliorates disease in spinal muscular atrophy. JCI Insight. 2016 Jul 21;1(11):e87908.

Powis  et al.

Cachat, E.; Liu, W.; Martin, K. C.; Yuan, X.; Yin, H.; Hohenstein, P.; Davies, J. A. (2016)  2- and 3-dimensional synthetic large-scale de novo patterning by mammalian cells through phase separation. Sci. Rep. 6, 20664; doi: 10.1038/srep20664

Cachat et al.

Douvaras P, Dorà NJ, Mort RL, Lodge EJ, Hill RE, West JD. (2016) Abnormal corneal epithelial maintenance in mice heterozygous for the micropinna microphthalmia mutation Mp. Exp Eye Res. 2016 May 25. pii: S0014-4835(16)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2016.05.021.

Douvaras et al.

Evans AM, Fameli N, Ogunbayo OA, Duan J, Navarro-Dorado J. (2016) From contraction to gene expression: nanojunctions of the sarco/endoplasmic reticulum deliver site- and function-specific calcium signals. Sci China Life Sci. 2016 Jul 4. Review.

Evans et al.

Paterson SI, Eltawil NM, Simpson AH, Amin AK, Hall AC. (2016) Drying of open animal joints in vivo subsequently causes cartilage degeneration. Bone Joint Res. 2016, 5(4):137-44.

Paterson et al.

Sanhueza M, Kubasik-Thayil A, Pennetta G. (2016) Why Quantification Matters: Characterization of Phenotypes at the Drosophila Larval Neuromuscular Junction.  May Issue 111; doi: 10.3791/53821



Adutwum-Ofosu KK, Magnani D, Theil T, Price DJ, Fotaki V. (2015) The molecular and cellular signatures of the mouse eminentia thalami support its role as a signalling centre in the developing forebrain. Brain Struct Funct. Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Adutwum-Ofosu et al.

Chan WK, Howe K, Clegg JM, Guimond SE, Price DJ, Turnbull JE, Pratt T. (2015) 2-O Heparan Sulfate Sulfation by Hs2st Is Required for Erk/Mapk Signalling Activation at the Mid-Gestational Mouse Telencephalic Midline. PLoS One. 10(6):e0130147

Chan et al.

Clarkson YL, Perkins EM, Cairncross CJ, Lyndon AR, Skehel PA, Jackson M. (2015) β-III spectrin underpins ankyrin R function in Purkinje cell dendritic trees: protein complex critical for sodium channel activity is impaired by SCA5-associated mutations. Hum Mol Genet.; 23(14):3875-82

Clarkson et al.

Clegg JM, Li Z, Molinek M, Caballero IM, Manuel MN, Price DJ. (2015) Pax6 is required intrinsically by thalamic progenitors for the normal molecular patterning of thalamic neurons but not the growth and guidance of their axons. Neural Dev.;10(1):26.

Clegg et al.

Eltawil, Noha M, Howie, Sarah E M, Simpson, A Hamish R W, Amin, Anish K, Hall, Andrew C (2015) The use of hyperosmotic saline for chondroprotection: implications for orthopaedic surgery and cartilage repair. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 23(3):469-77

Eltawil et al.

Garfield AS, Li C, Madara JC, Shah BP, Webber E, Steger JS, Campbell JN, Gavrilova O, Lee CE, Olson DP, Elmquist JK, Tannous BA, Krashes MJ, Lowell BB. (2015) A neural basis for melanocortin-4 receptor-regulated appetite. Nat Neurosci. (6):863-71.

Garfield et al.

Lindström NO, Lawrence ML, Burn SF, Johansson JA, Bakker ER, Ridgway RA, Chang CH, Karolak MJ, Oxburgh L, Headon DJ, Sansom OJ, Smits R, Davies JA, Hohenstein P. (2015) Integrated β-catenin, BMP, PTEN, and Notch signalling patterns the nephron. Elife. Feb 3;4.

Lindström et al.

Paterson SI, Amin AK, Hall AC. (2015) Airflow accelerates bovine and human articular cartilage drying and chondrocyte death. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 23(2):257-65.

Paterson et al.

Powis, R.A. & Gillingwater, T.H. (2015) Selective loss of alpha motor neurons with sparing of gamma motor neurons and spinal cord cholinergic neurons in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy. Journal of Anatomy In Press.

Powis et al.

Ramsden HL, Sürmeli G, McDonagh SG, Nolan MF. (2015) Laminar and Dorsoventral Molecular Organization of the Medial Entorhinal Cortex Revealed by Large-scale Anatomical Analysis of Gene Expression. PLoS Comput Biol. 11(1):e1004032

Ramsden et al.

Sanhueza M, Chai A, Smith C, McCray BA, Simpson TI, Taylor JP, Pennetta G.(2015) Network Analyses Reveal Novel Aspects of ALS Pathogenesis. PLoS Genet. 11(3):e1005107.

Sanhueza et al.

Schiemann J, Puggioni P, Dacre J, Pelko M, Domanski A, van Rossum MC, Duguid I. (2015) Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Behavioral State-Dependent Bidirectional Modulation of Motor Cortex Output. Cell Rep. 11(8):1319-30.

Schiemann et al.

Sürmeli G, Marcu DC, McClure C, Garden DL, Pastoll H, Nolan MF. (2015) Molecularly Defined Circuitry Reveals Input-Output Segregation in Deep Layers of the Medial Entorhinal Cortex. Neuron. 88(5):1040-53.

Sürmeli et al.


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