2008 publications from the department of developmental biology


Carré C, Ciurciu A, Komonyi O, Jacquier C, Fagegaltier D, Pidoux J, Tricoire H, Tora L, Boros IM, Antoniewski C.
The Drosophila NURF remodelling and the ATAC histone acetylase complexes functionally interact and are required for global chromosome organization.   EMBO Rep. 2008 Feb;9(2):187-92. Epub 2007 Dec 14.

Costantino BF, Bricker DK, Alexandre K, Shen K, Merriam JR, Antoniewski C, Callender JL, Henrich VC, Presente A, Andres AJ.  A novel ecdysone receptor mediates steroid-regulated developmental events during the mid-third instar of Drosophila.
PLoS Genet. 2008 Jun 20;4(6):e1000102.

Deddouche S, Matt N, Budd A, Mueller S, Kemp C, Galiana-Arnoux D, Dostert C, Antoniewski C, Hoffmann JA, Imler JL. (2008). The DExD/H-box helicase Dicer-2 mediates the induction of antiviral activity in drosophila.   Nature Immunology. 9,1425-32. Epub 2008 Oct 26.

    Revue sans comité de lecture
Odile Sismeiro, Jean-Yves Coppée, Christophe Antoniewski and Hélène Thomassin (2008), "Analysis of small RNAs from Drosophila Schneider cells using the small RNA assay on the Agilent 2100 bioanalyzer", Agilent Technologies, Application Note, publication number 5989-8539EN.


Navarro P, Chambers I, Karwacki-Neisius V, Chureau C, Morey C, Rougeulle C, Avner P (2008) Molecular coupling of Xist regulation and pluripotency. Science 321, 1693-1695.

Vallois D, Gagnerault MC, Avner P, Rogner UC, Boitard C, Benlagha K, Herbelin A, Lepault F. Influence of a non-NK complex region of chromosome 6 on CD4+ invariant NK T cell homeostasis. J Immunol. 2008 Aug 1;181(3):1753-9.

Ouvrage/Book :
Rogner U.C. and Avner P. (2008) Use of congenic mouse strains for candidate disease gene identification in complex traits. Sourcebook of Models for Biomedical Research. Humana Press, Edited by M. Michael Conn, chapter 59, pp 575-581.

Molecular Genetics of Development) – CNRS : URA 2578 (Margaret BUCKINGHAM)

Bajolle, F.,, Zaffran, S., Meilhac, S.M., Dandonneau, M., Chang, T., Kelly, R.G., and Buckingham, M.E. (2008). Myocardium at the base of the aorta and pulmonary trunk is prefigured in the outflow tract of the heart and in subdomains of the second heart field.  Dev Biol. 2008 Jan 1;313(1):25-34. Epub 2007 Sep 22.

Buckingham M, Montarras D.  Skeletal muscle stem cells.   Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2008 Aug;18(4):330-6. Epub 2008 Jul 30. Review.

Galli, D., Dominguez, J.N., Zaffran, S., Munk, A., Brown, N.A., & Buckingham, M.E. (2008). Atrial myocardium derives from the posterior region of the second heart field, which acquires left/right identity as Pitx2c is expressed.  Development, 135, 1157-1167.

Lagha, M., Kormish, J.D., Rocancourt, D., Manceau, M., Epstein, J.A., Zaret, K.S., Relaix, F. & Buckingham, M.E. (2008). Pax3 regulation of FGF signaling as embryonic progenitor cells progress into the myogenic program. Genes & Dev., 22, 1828-1837.

Messina, G., Sirabella, D., Monteverde, S., Galvez, G.B., Tonlorenzi, R., Schnapp, E., De Angelis, L., Brunelli, S., Relaix, F., Buckingham, M., & Cossu, G. (2008). Skeletal muscle differentiation of embryonic mesoangioblasts requires Pax3 activity. Stem Cells. 2008 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]

    Ouvrages/Books :
Buckingham, M. & Montarras, D. (2008). The origin and genetic regulation of myogenic cells: from the embryo to the adult. In: Advances in Muscle Research Vol. 3 - Skeletal Muscle Repair and Regeneration. S. Schiaffino and T. Partridge eds. Springer.

Montarras, D., & Buckingham, M. (2008). Isolation, characterisation and origin of muscle satellite cells. In : Recent Advances in Skeletal Muscle Differentiation,  2008. 25-39.  Research SignPost Series. (eds. K. Tsuchida & S.Takeda),

    Actes de colloque
Lagha, M., Sato, T., Bajard, L., Daubas, P., Esner, M., Montarras, D., Relaix, F., & Buckingham, M. (2008). Regulation of skeletal muscle stem cell behaviour by Pax3 and Pax7. In: Cold Spring Harbor Symposium 73: Control and Regulation of Stem Cells. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2008 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Macrophages and Development of Immunity) – CNRS : URA 2578  (Phiippe HERBOMEL)

Kissa K., Murayama E., Zapata A, Cortes A, Perret E, Machu C, Herbomel P. (2008) Live imaging of emerging hematopoietic stem cells and early thymus colonization. Blood 111, 1147-5

Le Guyader D, Redd MJ, Colucci-Guyon E, Murayama E, Kissa K, Briolat V, Mordelet E, Zapata A, Shinomiya H, Herbomel P. (2008)  Origins and unconventional behavior of neutrophils in developing zebrafish. Blood 111, 132-41

    Ouvrage/Book :
Levraud JP, Colucci-Guyon E, Redd MJ, Lutfalla G, Herbomel P.   In vivo analysis of zebrafish innate immunity. in : "Innate Immunity" (eds J. Ewbank & E. Vivier).  Methods Mol Biol. 2008;415:337-63

Mouse Genetics Engineering Center) (Francina LANGA VIVES)

Bensoussan V, Lallemand Y, Moreau J, Saint Cloment C, Langa, F, Robert B (2008).   Generation of an Msx2-GFP conditional null allele.   Genesis 46: 276-282

Disson O, Grayo S, Huillet E, Nikitas G, Langa F,  Dussurget O, Ragon M, Le Monnier A, Babinet C, Cossart P, Lecuit M (2008).  Conjugated action of two especie-specific invasion proteins for fetoplacental listeriosis.  Nature 455: 1114-1118

Lochner M, Peduto L, Cherrier M, Sawa S, Langa F, Varona R, Riethmacher D, Si-Tahar M, Di Santo JP, Eberl G (2008).  Equilibrium in vivo of pro-inflammatory IL-17+ and regulatory IL-10+ FoxP3+ RORGt+ T cells.  J Exp Med 205(6): 1381-1393

Human Developmental Genetics) (Kenneth McELREAVEY)

Dumic M, Lin-Su K, Leibel NI, Ciglar S, Vinci G, Lasan R, Nimkarn S, Wilson JD, McElreavey K, New MI.   Report of fertility in a woman with a predominantly 46,XY karyotype in a family with multiple disorders of sexual development.   J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jan;93(1):182-9. Epub 2007 Nov 13. Erratum in: J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Mar;93(3):1083.

El Houate B, Rouba H, Imken L, Sibai H, Chafik A, Boulouiz R, Chadli E, Hassar M, McElreavey K, Barakat A.   No Association between T222P/LGR8 Mutation and Cryptorchidism in the Moroccan Population.   Horm Res. 2008 Sep 5;70(4):236-239. [Epub ahead of print]

Jéru I, Duquesnoy P, Fernandes-Alnemri T, Cochet E, Yu JW, Lackmy-Port-Lis M, Grimprel E, Landman-Parker J, Hentgen V, Marlin S, McElreavey K, Sarkisian T, Grateau G, Alnemri ES, Amselem S.   Mutations in NALP12 cause hereditary periodic fever syndromes.   Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 5;105(5):1614-9. Epub 2008 Jan 29.

Mau Kai C, Juul A, McElreavey K, Ottesen AM, Garn ID, Main KM, Loft A, Jørgensen N, Skakkebaek NE, Andersen AN, Rajpert-De Meyts E.   Sons conceived by assisted reproduction techniques inherit deletions in the azoospermia factor (AZF) region of the Y chromosome and the DAZ gene copy number.  Hum Reprod. 2008 Jul;23(7):1669-78. Epub 2008 Apr 25.

McElreavey K, Chantot-Bastaraud S, Ravel C, Mandelbaum J, Siffroi JP.   Y chromosome and male infertility: what is a normal Y chromosome?   J Soc Biol. 2008;202(2):135-41. Epub 2008 Jun 13. French.

Ravel C, Chantot-Bastaraud S, El Houate B, Rouba H, Legrendre M, Lourenço D, Mandelbaum J, Siffroi JP, McElreavey K   Y chromosome AZFc structural architecture and relationship to male fertility.    Fertil Steril. 2008 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]


Bouskra D, Brézillon C, Bérard M, Werts C, Varona R, Boneca IG, Eberl G.   Lymphoid tissue genesis induced by commensals through NOD1 regulates intestinal homeostasis.   Nature. 2008 Nov 27;456(7221):507-10

L’hote D, Serres C, Veitia RA, Montagutelli X, Oulmouden A, Vaiman D.   Gene expression regulation in the context of mouse interspecific mosaic genomes.   Genome Biol. 2008 Aug 27;9(8):R133. [Epub ahead of print]

Montagutelli, X., and D. de Vienne. 2008. [The experimental populations of genetic mapping]. Med Sci (Paris) 24:77-80.    18198115

Ratelade, J., T. A. Lavin, A. O. Muda, L. Morisset, G. Mollet, O. Boyer, D. S. Chen, A. Henger, M. Kretzler, N. Hubner, C. Thery, M. C. Gubler, X. Montagutelli, C. Antignac, and E. L. Esquivel.   2008.  Maternal environment interacts with modifier genes to influence progression of nephrotic syndrome.   J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1491-9.18385421

Szatanik, M., N. Vibert, I. Vassias, J. L. Guenet, D. Eugene, C. de Waele, and J. Jaubert.  2008.  Behavioral effects of a deletion in Kcnn2, the gene encoding the SK2 subunit of small-conductance Ca(2+)-activated K (+) channels.   Neurogenetics 9:237-48.

Epigenetic regulation) – CNRS : URA 2578  (Christian MUCHARDT)

Allemand E, Batsché E, Muchardt C.    Splicing, transcription, and chromatin: a ménage à trois.    Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2008 Apr;18(2):145-51. Epub 2008 Mar 26. Review.

Mateescu B, Bourachot B, Rachez C, Ogryzko V, Muchardt C.    Regulation of an inducible promoter by an HP1beta-HP1gamma switch.    EMBO Rep. 2008 Mar;9(3):267-72. Epub 2008 Feb 1.

USC 2026  (Jean-Jacques PANTHIER)

Allix, S., E. Reyes-Gomez, G. Aubin-Houzelstein, D. Noel, L. Tiret, J. J. Panthier, and F. Bernex. 2008. Uterine contractions depend on KIT-positive interstitial cells in the mouse: genetic and pharmacological evidence. Biol Reprod 79:510-7.

Artus, J., and M. Cohen-Tannoudji. 2008. Cell cycle regulation during early mouse embryogenesis. Mol Cell Endocrinol 282:78-86.   

Aubin-Houzelstein G, Djian-Zaouche J, Bernex F, Gadin S, Delmas V, Larue L, Panthier JJ.    Melanoblasts’ Proper Location and Timed Differentiation Depend on Notch/RBP-J Signaling in Postnatal Hair Follicles.    J Invest Dermatol. 2008 May 8.

Aubin-Houzelstein G, Djian-Zaouche J, Panthier JJ.    Melanocyte stem cells in adults.   J Soc Biol. 2008;202(1):25-32.

Egidy, G., S. Jule, P. Bosse, F. Bernex, C. Geffrotin, S. Vincent-Naulleau, V. Horak, X. Sastre-Garau, and J. J. Panthier. 2008. Transcription analysis in the MeLiM swine model identifies RACK1 as a potential marker of malignancy for human melanocytic proliferation. Mol Cancer 7:34.

Gene expression, development and disease) – CNRS : URA 2578 (Marco PONTOGLIO)

Fischer E, Pontoglio M.    HNF1beta and defective nephrogenesis: a role for interacting partners?    Kidney Int. 2008 Jul;74(2):145-7.

Saburi S, Hester I, Fischer E, Pontoglio M, Eremina V, Gessler M, Quaggin SE, Harrison R, Mount R, McNeill H.    Loss of Fat4 disrupts PCP signaling and oriented cell division and leads to cystic kidney disease.    Nat Genet. 2008 Aug;40(8):1010-5.

Morphogenesis Molecular Genetics) – CNRS : URA 2578 (Benoît ROBERT)

Bensoussan V, Lallemand Y, Moreau J, Saint Cloment C, Langa  F, Robert B.    Generation of an Msx2-GFP conditional null allele.    Genesis. 2008 May;46(5):276-82.

Goupille O, Saint Cloment C, Lopes M, Montarras D, Robert B.    Msx1 and Msx2 are expressed in sub-populations of vascular smooth muscle cells    Dev Dyn. 2008 Aug;237(8):2187-94.

Hu JS, Doan LT, Currle DS, Paff M, Rheem JY, Schreyer R, Robert B, Monuki ES.  Border formation in a Bmp gradient reduced to single dissociated cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2008.105:3398-3403.

Drosophila Developmental Genetics) – CNRS : URA 2578 (François SCHWEISGUTH)

Perdigoto CN, Gervais L, Overstreet E, Fischer J, Guichet A, Schweisguth F.    Overexpression of partner of numb induces asymmetric distribution of the PI4P 5-Kinase Skittles in mitotic sensory organ precursor cells in Drosophila.    PLoS ONE. 2008 Aug 27;3(8):e3072.

Vodovar N, Schweisguth F.    Functions of O-fucosyltransferase in Notch trafficking and signaling: towards the end of a controversy?    J Biol. 2008;7(2):7. Review.

Stem Cells and Development) – CNRS : URA 2578 (Shahragim TAJBAKHSH)

Biressi S, Messina G, Collombat P, Tagliafico E, Monteverde S, Benedetti L, Cusella De Angelis MG, Mansouri A, Ferrari S, Tajbakhsh S, Broccoli V, Cossu G.    The homeobox gene Arx is a novel positive regulator of embryonic myogenesis.   Cell Death Differ. 2008 Jan;15(1):94-104.

Rocheteau, P., S. Tajbakhsh (2008). ADN Immortel ou signature épigénétique? [Immortal DNA or epigenetic signature ?] Med Sci (Paris). 2008 Oct;24(10):847-52. [Article in French]
Tajbakhsh, S. (2008). Stem cell identity and template DNA strand segregation..  Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 20: 716-722.