Publications

Yin, J., Heutschi, D., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2021) “Building the complex architectures of vascular networks: Where to branch, where to connect and where to remodel?”, Current topics in developmental biology. Elsevier, 143, pp. 281–297. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2021.01.002.   edoc
Vigano, M. A., Ell, C.-M., Kustermann, M. M. M., Aguilar, G., Matsuda, S., Zhao, N., Stasevich, T. J., Affolter, M. and Pyrowolakis, G. (2021) “ Drosophila melanogaster”;, Development, p. Epub. doi: 10.1242/dev.191700.   
Vigano, M. A., Ell, C.-M., Kustermann, M. M. M., Aguilar, G., Matsuda, S., Zhao, N., Stasevich, T. J., Pyrowolakis, G. and Affolter Markus (2020) “Protein manipulation using single copies of short peptide tags in cultured cells and in Drosophila melanogaster”, bioRxiv. Cold Spring Harbor, June, pp. 1–46. doi: 10.1101/2020.04.06.027599.   
Galeone, A., Adams, J. M., Matsuda, S., Presa, M. F., Pandey, A., Han, S. Y., Tachida, Y., Hirayama, H., Vaccari, T., Suzuki, T., Lutz, C. M., Affolter, M., Zuberi, A. and Jafar-Nejad, H. (2020) “Regulation of BMP4/Dpp retrotranslocation and signaling by deglycosylation”, eLife, 9, pp. 1–32. doi: 10.7554/eLife.55596.   
Galeone, A., Adams, J. M., Matsuda, S., Presa, M. F., Pandey, A., Han, S. Y., Tachida, Y., Hirayama, H., Vaccari, T., Suzuki, T., Lutz, C. M., Affolter, M., Zuberi, A. and Jafar-Nejad, H. (2020) “Regulation of BMP4/Dpp retrotranslocation and signaling by deglycosylation”, eLife, 9, p. e55596. doi: 10.7554/eLife.55596.   
Yang, Z., Wu, S., Fontana, F., Li, Y., Xiao, W., Gao, Z., Stephan, A., Affolter, M., Belting, H.-G., Abdelilah-Seyfried, S. and Zhang, J. (2020) “The tight junctions protein Claudin-5 limits endothelial cell motility”, Journal of Cell Science, p. Epub. doi: 10.1242/jcs.248237.   
Lee, M., Betz, C., Paatero, I., Schellinx, N., Yin, J., Wilson, C. W., Ye, W., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2020) “Control of dynamic cell behaviors during angiogenesis and anastomosis by Rasip 1”, bioRxiv. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, August, pp. 1–46. doi: 10.1101/2020.08.27.269977.   
Matsuda, S., Schaefer Jonas V., Mii, Y., Hori, Y., Bieli, D., Taira, M., Plückthun, A. and Affolter, M. (2020) “Asymmetric requirement of Dpp/BMP morphogen dispersal in the Drosophila wing disc”, bioRxiv. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, November, pp. 1–31. doi: 10.1101/2020.11.23.394379.   
Mesrouze, Y., Aguilar, G., Bokhovchuk, F., Martin, T., Delaunay, C., Villard, F., Meyerhofer, M., Zimmermann, C., Fontana, P., Wille, R., Vorherr, T., Erdmann, D., Furet, P., Scheufler, C., Schmelzle, T., Affolter, M. and Chène, P. (2020) “A new perspective on the evolution of the interaction between the Vg/VGll1-3 proteins and the TEAD transcription factors”, Scientific Reports. Nature Research, 10(1), pp. 1–12. doi: 10-1038/s41598-020-74584x.   
Kotini, M. P., Bachmann, F., Spickermann, J., McSheehy, P. M. and Affolter, M. (2020) “Probing the Effects of the FGFR-Inhibitor Derazantinib on Vascular Development in Zebrafish Embryos”, Pharmaceuticals (Basel, Switzerland), 14(1), pp. 1–13. doi: 10.3390/ph14010025.   
Aguilar, G., Vigano, M. A., Affolter, M. and Matsuda, S. (2019) “Reflections on the use of protein binders to study protein function in developmental biology”, WIREs Developmental Biology. Wiley-Blackwell, 8(6), p. e356. doi: 10.1002/wdev.356.   edoc
Aguilar, G., Matsuda, S., Vigano, M. A. and Affolter, M. (2019) “Using Nanobodies to Study Protein Function in Developing Organisms”, Antibodies. MDPI, 8(1), p. 16. doi: 10.3390/antib8010016.   edoc
Sickmann, M., Affolter, M. and Müller, M. (2018) “Characterization of the new bithorax allele Ubx bx-Basel”, Drosophila Information Service. Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma, USA, 101, pp. 76–80. Available at: http://www.ou.edu/journals/dis/DIS101/DIS101.html, https://www.ou.edu/journals/dis/DIS101/DIS101.pdf.   edoc
Paatero, I., Sauteur, L., Lee, M., Lagendijk, A. K., Heutschi, D., Wiesner, C., Guzmán, C., Bieli, D., Hogan, B. M., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2018) “Junction-based lamellipodia drive endothelial cell rearrangements in vivo via a VE-cadherin-F-actin based oscillatory cell-cell interaction”, Nature Comm, 9(1), p. 3545. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05851-9.   edoc
Kotini, M. P., Mäe, M. A., Belting, H.-G., Betsholtz, C. and Affolter, M. (2018) “Sprouting and anastomosis in the Drosophila trachea and the vertebrate vasculature: Similarities and differences in cell behaviour”, Vascular pharmacology, 112, pp. 8–16. doi: 10.1016/j.vph.2018.11.002.   edoc
Angulo-Urarte, A., Casado, P., Castillo, S. D., Kobialka, P., Kotini, M. P., Figueiredo, A. M., Castel, P., Rajeeve, V., Milà-Guasch, M., Millan, J., Wiesner, C., Serra, H., Muixi, L., Casanovas, O., Viñals, F., Affolter, M., Gerhardt, H., Huveneers, S., Belting, H.-G., Cutillas, P. R. and Graupera, M. (2018) “Endothelial cell rearrangements during vascular patterning require PI3-kinase-mediated inhibition of actomyosin contractility”, Nature Communications, 9(1), p. 4826. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07172-3.   edoc
Hübner, K., Cabochette, P., Diéguez-Hurtado, R., Wiesner, C., Wakayama, Y., Grassme, K. S., Hubert, M., Guenther, S., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Adams, R. H., Vanhollebeke, B. and Herzog, W. (2018) “Wnt/β-catenin signaling regulates VE-cadherin-mediated anastomosis of brain capillaries by counteracting S1pr1 signaling”, Nature communications, 9(1), p. 4860. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07302-x.   edoc
Postika, N., Metzler, M., Affolter, M., Müller, M., Schedl, P., Georgiev, P. and Kyrchanova, O. (2018) “Boundaries mediate long-distance interactions between enhancers and promoters in the Drosophila Bithorax complex”, PLoS Genet, 14(12), p. e1007702. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007702.   edoc
Vigano, M. A., Bieli, D., Schaefer, J. V., Jakob, R. P., Matsuda, S., Maier, T., Plückthun, A. and Affolter, M. (2018) “Correction:DARPins recognizing mTFP1 as novel reagents for in vitro; and in vivo protein manipulations”, Biology open, 7(12), p. bio036749. doi: 10.1242/bio.040832.   edoc
Vigano, M. A., Bieli, D., Schaefer, J. V., Jakob, R. P., Matsuda, S., Maier, T., Plückthun, A. and Affolter, M. (2018) “DARPins recognizing mTFP1 as novel reagents for in vitro and in vivo protein manipulations”, Biology open, 7(11), p. bio036749. doi: 10.1242/bio.036749.   edoc
Harmansa, S. and Affolter, M. (2018) “Protein binders and their applications in developmental biology”, Development. The Company of Biologists, 145(2), pp. 1–13. doi: 10.1242/dev.148874.   edoc
Paatero, I., Sauteur, L., Lee, M., Lagendijk, A. K., Heutschi, D., Bieli, D., Hogan, B. M., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2017) “Junction-based lamellipodia drive endothelial cell arrangements in vivo via a VE-cadherin/F-actin based oscillatory ratchet mechanism”, bioRxiv. bioRxiv, pp. 1–32. doi: 10.1101/212522.   edoc
Sickmann, M., Gohl, D. M., Affolter, M. and Müller, M. (2017) “The Drosophila melanogaster straw locus is allelic to laccase2”., Drosophila Information Service. Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma, USA, 100, pp. 171–174. Available at: http://www.ou.edu/journals/dis/DIS100/DIS%20100.pdf.   edoc | Open Access
Lagendijk, A. K., Gomez, G. A., Baek, S., Hesselson, D., Hughes, W. E., Paterson, S., Conway, D. E., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Smith, K. A., Schwartz, M. A., Yap, A. S. and Hogan, B. M. (2017) “Live imaging molecular changes in junctional tension upon VE-cadherin in zebrafish”, Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group, 8(1), p. 1402. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01325-6.   edoc | Open Access
Roubinet, C., Tsankova, A., Pham, T. T., Monnard, A., Caussinus, E., Affolter, M. and Cabernard, C. (2017) “Spatio-temporally separated cortical flows and spindle geometry establish physical asymmetry in fly neural stem cells”, Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group, 8(1), p. 1383. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01391-w.   edoc | Open Access
Affolter, M. (2017) “Fluoreszierende Eiweisse: von der Natur ins Labor”, in Füglister, K. M., Hicklin, M., and Mäser, P. (eds.) natura obscura. 200 Naturforschende - 200 Naturphänomene - 200 Jahre Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Basel. Basel: Schwabe, pp. 9–9.   edoc
Nakajima, H., Yamamoto, K., Agarwala, S., Terai, K., Fukui, H., Fukuhara, S., Ando, K., Miyazaki, T., Yokota, Y., Schmelzer, E., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Lecaudey, V. and Mochizuki, N. (2017) “Flow-Dependent Endothelial YAP Regulation Contributes to Vessel Maintenance”, Developmental Cell. Elsevier, 40(6), pp. 523–536. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.02.019.   edoc
Sauteur, L., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2017) “Distinct and redundant functions of Esam and VE-cadherin during vascular morphogenesis”, Development. Company of Biologists, 144(8), pp. 1554–1565. doi: 10.1242/dev.140038.   edoc
Ochoa-Espinosa, A., Harmansa, S., Caussinus, E. and Affolter, M. (2017) “Myosin II is not required for Drosophila tracheal branch elongation and cell intercalation”, Development. Company of Biologists, pp. 2961–2968. doi: 10.1242/dev.148940.   edoc | Open Access
Harmansa, S., Alborelli, I., Bieli, D., Caussinus, E. and Affolter, M. (2017) “A nanobody-based toolset to investigate the role of protein localization and dispersal in Drosophila”, eLife. eLife Sciences Publications , 6, p. 22549. doi: 10.7554/eLife.22549.   edoc
Matsuda, S. and Affolter, M. (2017) “Dpp from the anterior stripe of cells is crucial for the growth of the Drosophila wing disc”, eLife, 6, p. e22319. doi: 10.7554/eLife.22319.   edoc
Tsachaki, M., Meyer, A., Weger, B., Kratschmar, D. V., Tokarz, J., Adamski, J., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Dickmeis, T. and Odermatt, A. (2017) “Absence of 11-keto reduction of cortisone and 11-ketotestosterone in the model organism zebrafish”, Journal of Endocrinology. BioScientifica, 232(2), pp. 323–335. doi: 10.1530/JOE-16-0495.   edoc
Betz, C., Lenard, A., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2016) “Cell behaviors and dynamics during angiogenesis”, Development. Company of Biologists, 143(13), pp. 2249–2260. doi: 10.1242/dev.135616.   edoc
Aydogan, V., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2016) “Mapping the molecular steps of secretory-lysosome-driven tracheal tube fusion”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, 18(7), pp. 720–722. doi: 10.1038/ncb3383.   edoc
Matsuda, S., Harmansa, S. and Affolter, M. (2016) “BMP morphogen gradients in flies”, Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews. Elsevier, 27, pp. 119–127. doi: 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2015.11.003.   edoc
Caussinus, E. and Affolter, M. (2016) “deGradFP: A System to Knockdown GFP-Tagged Proteins”, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press, 1478, pp. 177–187. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6371-3_9.   edoc
Pasakarnis, L., Frei, E., Caussinus, E., Affolter, M. and Brunner, D. (2016) “Amnioserosa cell constriction but not epidermal actin cable tension autonomously drives dorsal closure”, Nature Cell Biology . Nature Publishing Group, 18(11), pp. 1161–1172. doi: 10.1038/ncb3420.   edoc
Bieli, D., Alborelli, I., Harmansa, S., Matsuda, S., Caussinus, E. and Affolter, M. (2016) “Development and Application of Functionalized Protein Binders in Multicellular Organisms”, International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology. Academic Press, 325, pp. 181–213. doi: 10.1016/bs.ircmb.2016.02.006.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2016) “Seeing is Believing, or How GFP Changed My Approach to Science”, Current topics in developmental biology. Elsevier, 116, pp. 1–16. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2015.12.001.   edoc
Ittig, S. J., Schmutz, C., Kasper, C. A., Amstutz, M., Schmidt, A., Sauteur, L., Vigano, M. A., Low, S. H., Affolter, M., Cornelis, G. R., Nigg, E. A. and Arrieumerlou, C. (2015) “A bacterial type III secretion-based protein delivery tool for broad applications in cell biology”, The Journal of cell biology. Rockefeller University Press, 211(4), pp. 913–931. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201502074.   edoc
Harmansa, S., Hamaratoglu, F., Affolter, M. and Caussinus, E. (2015) “Dpp spreading is required for medial but not for lateral wing disc growth”, Nature. Macmillan, 527(7578), pp. 317–322. doi: 10.1038/nature15712.   edoc
Bieli, D., Kanca, O., Requena, D., Hamaratoglu, F., Gohl, D., Schedl, P., Affolter, M., Slattery, M., Müller, M. and Estella, C. (2015) “Establishment of a Developmental Compartment Requires Interactions between Three Synergistic Cis-regulatory Modules”, PLoS genetics. Public Library of Science, 11(10), p. e1005376. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005376.   edoc
Bürglin, T. R. and Affolter, M. (2015) “Homeodomain proteins: an update”, Chromosoma. Springer, 125(3), pp. 497–521. doi: 10.1007/s00412-015-0543-8.   edoc
Aydogan, V., Lenard, A., Denes, A. S., Sauteur, L., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2015) “Endothelial cell division in angiogenic sprouts of differing cellular architecture”, Biology open. The Company of Biologists, 4, pp. 1259–1269. doi: 10.1242/bio.012740.   edoc | Open Access
Affolter, M. (2015) “Nachruf auf Walter J. Gehring”, Zoologie: Mitteilungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft. Urban & Fischer, 2015, pp. 73–80.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Nigg, E. (2015) “In memoriam - Walter J. Gehring”, Chromosoma. Springer, Vol. 124, H. 3, p. 291. doi: 10.1007/s00412-015-0523-z.   edoc
Bieli, D., Kanca, O., Gohl, D., Denes, A., Schedl, P., Affolter, M. and Müller, M. (2015) “The drosophila melanogaster mutants apblot and apXasta affect an essential apterous wing enhancer”, G3 : Genes, Genomes, Genetics. Genetics Society of America, Vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1129–1143. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.017707.   edoc
Denes, A. S., Kanca, O. and Affolter, M. (2015) “A cellular process that includes asymmetric cytokinesis remodels the dorsal tracheal branches in Drosophila larvae”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 142, H. 10, pp. 1794–1805. doi: 10.1242/dev.118372.   edoc
Lenard, A., Daetwyler, S., Betz, C., Ellertsdottir, E., Belting, H.-G., Huisken, J. and Affolter, M. (2015) “Endothelial Cell Self-fusion during Vascular Pruning”, PLoS biology. Public Library of Science, Vol. 13, H. 4 , e1002126. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002126.   edoc
Phng, L.-K., Gebala, V., Bentley, K., Philippides, A., Wacker, A., Mathivet, T., Sauteur, L., Stanchi, F., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M. and Gerhardt, H. (2015) “Formin-mediated actin polymerization at endothelial junctions is required for vessel lumen formation and stabilization”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 32, H. 1, pp. 123–132. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.11.017.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Müller, M. (2014) “Walter Jakob Gehring (1939-2014)”, Developmental Cell. Elsevier, 30(2), pp. 120–122. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.07.011.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Wüthrich, K. (2014) “Walter Jakob Gehring: a Master of Developmental Biology”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 111, H. 5, pp. 12574–12575. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1413434111.   edoc
Brauchle, M., Hansen, S., Caussinus, E., Lenard, A., Ochoa-Espinosa, A., Scholz, O., Sprecher, S. G., Plückthun, A. and Affolter, M. (2014) “Protein interference applications in cellular and developmental biology using DARPins that recognize GFP and mCherry”, Biology open. The Company of Biologists, 3 , S. 1252–1261. doi: 10.1242/bio.201410041.   edoc
De Smet, F., Tembuyser, B., Lenard, A., Claes, F., Zhang, J., Michielsen, C., Van Schepdael, A., Herbert, J.-M., Bono, F., Affolter, M., Dewerchin, M. and Carmeliet, P. (2014) “Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling Affects Vascular Outgrowth and Is Required for the Maintenance of Blood Vessel Integrity”, Chemistry & biology. Cell Press, Vol. 21, H. 10, pp. 1310–1317. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.07.018.   edoc
Sauteur, L., Krudewig, A., Herwig, L., Ehrenfeuchter, N., Lenard, A., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2014) “Cdh5/VE-cadherin Promotes Endothelial Cell Interface Elongation via Cortical Actin Polymerization during Angiogenic Sprouting”, Cell reports. Elsevier, Vol. 9, H. 2, pp. 504–513. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2014.09.024.   edoc
Santos, M. E., Braasch, I., Boileau, N., Meyer, B. S., Sauteur, L., Böhne, A., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M. and Salzburger, W. (2014) “The evolution of cichlid fish egg-spots is linked with a cis-regulatory change”, Nature Communications. Nature Publishing Group, 5, p. 5149. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6149.   edoc
Hamaratoglu, F., Affolter, M. and Pyrowolakis, G. (2014) “Dpp/BMP signaling in flies: from molecules to biology”, Seminars in cell & developmental biology. Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2014.04.036.   edoc
Kanca, O., Ochoa-Espinosa, A. and Affolter, M. (2014) “IV. Tools and Methods for Studying Cell Migration and Cell Rearrangement in Tissue and Organ Development”, Methods. Academic Press, Vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 228–232. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2014.03.004.   edoc
Hultin, S., Zheng, Y., Mojallal, M., Vertuani, S., Gentili, C., Balland, M., Milloud, R., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Helker, C. S. M., Adams, R. H., Herzog, W., Uhlen, P., Majumdar, A. and Holmgren, L. (2014) “AmotL2 Links VE-cadherin to Contractile Actin Fibres Necessary for Aortic Lumen Expansion”, Nature communications. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 5 , Article Nr. 3743. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4743.   edoc
Kanca, O., Caussinus, E., Denes, A. S., Percival-Smith, A. and Affolter, M. (2014) “Raeppli: a whole-tissue labeling tool for live imaging of Drosophila development”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 141, H. 2, pp. 472–480. doi: 10.1242/dev.102913.   edoc
Caussinus, E., Kanca, O. and Affolter, M. (2013) “Protein knockouts in living eukaryotes using deGradFP and green fluorescent protein fusion targets”, Current protocols in protein science. Wiley, Suppl. 73, unit 30.2 , p. 30.2.1.-30.2.13. doi: 10.1002/0471140864.ps3002s73.   edoc
Kochhan, E., Lenard, A., Ellertsdottir, E., Herwig, L., Affolter, M., Belting, H.-G. and Siekmann, A. F. (2013) “Blood Flow Changes Coincide with Cellular Rearrangements during Blood Vessel Pruning in Zebrafish Embryos”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, Vol. 8, H. 10 , e75060. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075060.   edoc
Lenard, A. and Affolter, M. (2013) “Tugging organs into place”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 27, H. 3, pp. 243–244. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2013.10.021.   edoc
Lenard, A., Ellertsdottir, E., Herwig, L., Krudewig, A., Sauteur, L., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2013) “In Vivo Analysis Reveals a Highly Stereotypic Morphogenetic Pathway of Vascular Anastomosis”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 25, H. 5, pp. 492–506. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2013.05.010.   edoc
Siekmann, A. F., Affolter, M. and Belting, H.-G. (2013) “The Tip Cell Concept Ten Years After : New Players Tune in for a Common Theme”, Experimental cell research. Elsevier, Vol. 319, H. 9, pp. 1255–1263. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2013.01.019.   edoc
Helker, C. S. M., Schuermann, A., Karpanen, T., Zeuschner, D., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Schulte-Merker, S. and Herzog, W. (2013) “The Zebrafish Common Cardinal Veins Develop by a Novel Mechanism: Lumen Ensheathment”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 140, H. 13, pp. 2776–2786. doi: 10.1242/dev.091876.   edoc
Hayashi, M., Majumdar, A., Li, X., Adler, J., Sun, Z., Vertuani, S., Hellberg, C., Mellberg, S., Koch, S., Dimberg, A., Young Koh, G., Dejana, E., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Thurston, G., Holmgren, L., Vestweber, D. and Claesson-Welsh, L. (2013) “VE-PTP regulates VEGFR2 activity in stalk cells to establish endothelial cell polarity and lumen formation”, Nature communications. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 4 , Article Nr. 1672, p. 1672. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2683.   edoc
Ochoa-Espinosa, A. and Affolter, M. (2012) “Branching Morphogenesis: From Cells to Organs and Back”, in Mammalian Development: Networks, Switches, and Morphogenetic Processes. Cold Spring Harbor: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, pp. 81–94.   edoc
Ochoa-Espinosa, A. and Affolter, M. (2012) “Branching morphogenesis : from cells to organs and back”, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 4(10), pp. 1–15. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a008243.   edoc
Baer, M. M., Palm, W., Eaton, S., Leptin, M. and Affolter, M. (2012) “Microsomal triacylglycerol transfer protein (MTP) is required cell autonomously to expand tracheal lumen in Drosophila”, Journal of cell science. Company of Biologists, Vol. 125, H. 24, pp. 6038–6048. doi: 10.1242/jcs.110452.   edoc
Ochoa-Espinosa, A., Baer, M. and Affolter, M. (2012) “Tubulogenesis: Src42A Goes to Great Lengths in Tube Elongation”, Current biology. Elsevier, Vol. 22, H. 11 , R446-R449. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.04.033.   edoc
Wang, S., Meyer, H., Ochoa-Espinosa, A., Buchwald, U., Onel, S., Altenhein, B., J. Heinisch, J., Affolter, M. and Paululat, A. (2012) “GBF1 (Gartenzwerg)-dependent secretion is required for Drosophila tubulogenesis”, Journal of cell science. Company of Biologists, Vol. 125, H. 2, pp. 461–472.   edoc
Ellertsdottir, E., Berthold, P. R., Bouzaffour, M., Dufourcq, P., Trayer, V., Gauron, C., Vriz, S., Affolter, M. and Rampon, C. (2012) “Developmental Role of Zebrafish Protease-Activated Receptor 1 (PAR1) in the Cardio-Vascular System”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, Vol. 7, H. 7 , e42131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042131.   edoc
Caussinus, E., Kanca, O. and Affolter, M. (2012) “Fluorescent fusion protein knockout mediated by anti-GFP nanobody”, Nature structural & molecular biology. Nature Publ. Group, Vol. 19, no. 1 , S. 117–121.   edoc
Gutnick, A., Blechman, J., Kaslin, J., Herwig, L., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Bonkowsky, J. L. and Levkowitz, G. (2011) “The hypothalamic neuropeptide oxytocin is required for formation of the neurovascular interface of the pituitary”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 21, H. 4, pp. 642–654.   edoc
Hamaratoglu, F., Morton de Lachapelle, A., Pyrowolakis, G., Bergmann, S. and Affolter, M. (2011) “Dpp signaling activity requires Pentagone to scale with tissue size in the growing Drosophila wing imaginal disc”, PLoS biology. Public Library of Science, Vol. 9, H. 10 , e1001182. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001182.   edoc
Totong, R., Schell, T., Lescroart, F., Ryckebüsch, L., Lin, Y.-F., Zygmunt, T., Herwig, L., Krudewig, A., Gershoony, D., Belting, H.-G., Affolter, M., Torres-Vázquez, J. and Yelon, D. (2011) “The novel transmembrane protein Tmem2 is essential for coordination of myocardial and endocardial morphogenesis”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 138, H. 19, pp. 4199–4205.   edoc
Zygmunt, T., Blondelle, J., Singh, M. K., McCrone Flaherty, K., Casey Means, P., Herwig, L., Krudewig, A., Belting, H. .-G., Affolter, M., Epstein, J. A. and Torres-Vazquez, J. (2011) “Semaphorin-PlexinD1 Signaling Limits Angiogenic potential via the VEGF Decoy Receptor sFlt1”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 21, H. 2, pp. 301–314. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2011.06.033.   edoc
Vuilleumier, R., Affolter, M. and Pyrowolakis, G. (2011) “Pentagone: patrolling BMP morphogen signaling”, Fly. Landes Bioscience, Vol. 5, H. 3, pp. 210–214.   edoc
Schulz, J. G., Ceulemans, H., Caussinus, E., Baietti, M. F., Affolter, M., Hassan, B. A. and David, G. (2011) “Drosophila syndecan regulates tracheal cell migration by stabilizing Robo levels”, EMBO reports. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 12, H. 10, pp. 1039–1046. doi: 10.1038/embor.2011.153.   edoc
Schwank, G., Dalessi, S., Yang, S. .-F., Yagi, R., Morton de Lachapelle, A., Affolter, M., Bergmann, S. and Basler, K. (2011) “Formation of long range Dpp morphogen gradient”, PLoS biology. Public Library of Science, Vol. 9, H. 7 , E1001111. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001111.   edoc
Herwig, L., Blum, Y., Krudewig, A., Ellertsdottir, E., Lenard, A., Belting, H.-G. and Affolter, M. (2011) “Distinct cellular mechanisms of blood vessel fusion in the zebrafish embryo”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 21, H. 22, pp. 1942–1948. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.10.016.   edoc
Vermot, J. and Affolter, M. (2011) “Modeling new conceptual interpretations of development”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 138, H. 19, pp. 4111–4115.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Basler, K. (2011) “Cytonemes Show Their Colors”, Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol. 332, H. 6027, pp. 312–313. doi: 10.1126/science.1205971.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2010) “Basel Biozentrum, a state-of-the-art institute”, Swiss Label Spécial CHUV. COM Consulting SA.   edoc
Chanut-Delalande, H., Jung, A. C., Baer, M. M., Lin, L., Payre, F. and Affolter, M. (2010) “The Hrs/Stam complex acts as a positive and negative regulator of RTK signaling during Drosophila development”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, Vol. 5, H. 4 , e10245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010245.   edoc
Oggier, D. M., Lenard, A., Kury, M., Hoger, B., Affolter, M. and Fent, K. (2010) “Effects of the protein kinase inhibitor PKC412 on gene expression and link to physiological effects in zebrafish Danio rerio eleuthero-embryos”, Toxicological sciences. Oxford University Press, Vol. 119, H. 1, pp. 104–115.   edoc
Fernandes, I., Chanut-Delande, H., Ferrer, P., Latapie, Y., Waltzer, L., Affolter, M., Payre, F. and Plaza, S. (2010) “Zona Pellucida Domain Proteins Remodel the Apical Compartment for Localized Cell Shape Changes”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 18, pp. 64–76. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2009.11.009.   edoc
Vuilleumier, R., Springhorn, A., Patterson, L., Koidl, S., Hammerschmidt, M., Affolter, M. and Pyrowolakis, G. (2010) “Control of Dpp morphogen signalling by a secreted feedback regulator”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, Vol. 12, H. 6, pp. 611–617. doi: 10.1038/ncb2064.   edoc
Ellertsdottir, E., Lenard, A., Blum, Y., Krudewig, A., Herwig, L., Affolter, M. and Belting, H. G. (2010) “Vascular Morphogenesis in the Zebrafish Embryo”, Developmental biology. Academic Press, Vol. 341, H. 1, pp. 56–65. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2009.10.035.   edoc
Ninov, N., Menezes-Cabral, S., Prat-Rojo, C., Manjón, C., Weiss, A., Pyrowolakis, G., Affolter, M. and Martín-Blanco, E. (2010) “Dpp Signaling Directs Cell Motility and Invasiveness during Epithelial Morphogenesis”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 20, pp. 513–520. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.063.   edoc
Weiss, A., Charbonnier, E., Ellertsdottir, E., Tsirigos, A., Wolf, C., Schuh, R., Pyrowolakis, G. and Affolter, M. (2010) “A conserved activation element in BMP signaling during Drosophila development”, Nature structural & molecular biology. Nature Publ. Group, Vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 69–76. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1715.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2009) “The Dawn of Life - Cells into Organs”. Leonardo Film GmbH, Oldenburg, Germany. Available at: http://www.youris.com.   
Li, K., Blum, Y., Verma, A., Liu, Z., Pramanik, K., Leigh, N. R., Chun, C. Z., Samant, G. V., Zhao, B., Garnaas, M. K., Horswill, M. A., Affolter, M., Stanhope, S. A., North, P. E., Miao, R. Q., Wilkinson, G. A. and Ramchandran, R. (2009) “A non-coding antisense RNA in tie-1 locus regulates tie-1 function in vivo”, Blood, Vol. 115, No. 1, pp. 133–139. doi: 10.1182/blood-2009-09-242180.   edoc
Baer, M. M., Bilstein, A., Caussinus, E., Csiszar, A., Affolter, M. and Leptin, M. (2009) “The role of apoptosis in shaping the tracheal system in the Drosophila embryo”, Mechanisms of Development. Elsevier, Vol. 127, H. 1-2, pp. 28–35. doi: 10.1016/j.mod.2009.11.003.   edoc
Baer, M. M., Chanut-Delalande, H. and Affolter, M. (2009) “Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the formation of biological tubes”, Current topics in developmental biology, vol. 89, pp. 137–162.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2009) “Ich will die Studierenden begeistern : [Interview]”. [Basel]: Interpharma. Available at: http://www.interpharma.ch/de/Professor-fuer-Entwicklungsbiologie.asp.   edoc
Hamaratoglu, F., Basler, K. and Affolter, M. (2009) “Confronting morphogen gradients : how important are they for growth?”, Science Signaling. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol. 2, H. 94 , pe67.   edoc
Kleaveland, B., Zheng, X., Liu, J. J., Blum, Y., Tung, J. J., Zou, Z., Sweeney, S. M., Chen, M., Guo, L., Lu, M. .- min, Zhou, D., Kitajewski, J., Affolter, M., Ginsberg, M. H. and Kahn, M. L. (2009) “Regulation of cardiovascular development and integrity by the heart of glass-cerebral cavernous malformation protein pathway”, Nature medicine. Nature Publishing, Vol. 15, H. 2, pp. 169–176.   edoc
Grieder, N. C., Morata, G., Affolter, M. and Gehring, W. J. (2009) “Spalt major controls the development of the notum and of wing hinge primordia of the Drosophila melanogaster wing imaginal disc”, Developmental biology. Academic Press, Vol. 329, H. 2, pp. 315–326. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2009.03.006.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Zeller, R. (2009) “From cells to organs : new insight into organ morphogenesis”, Current opinion in genetics & development. Current Biology, Vol. 19, H. 5, pp. 421–423.   edoc
Affolter, M., Zeller, R. and Caussinus, E. (2009) “Tissue remodelling through branching morphogenesis”, Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 10, H. 12, pp. 831–842. doi: 10.1038/nrm2797.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2008) “Migration als treibende Kraft in der Organogenese”, Nova Acta Leopoldina, Natur und Migration. Leopoldina, 97(358), pp. 115–131. Available at: https://www.leopoldina.org/publikationen/wissenschaftliche-zeitschriften/nova-acta-leopoldina.   edoc
Gohl, D., Muller, M., Pirrotta, V., Affolter, M. and Schedl, P. (2008) “Enhancer blocking and transvection at the Drosophila apterous locus”, Genetics. Genetics Society of America, 178(1), pp. 127–143. doi: 10.1534/genetics.107.077768.   edoc
Grieder, N. C., Caussinus, E., Parker, D. S., Cadigan, K., Affolter, M. and Luschnig, S. (2008) “gammaCOP is required for apical protein secretion and epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, Vol. 3, H. 9 , e3241.   edoc
Blum, Y., Belting, H. .-G., Ellertsdottir, E., Herwig, L., Luders, F. and Affolter, M. (2008) “Complex cell rearrangements during intersegmental vessel sprouting and vessel fusion in the zebrafish embryo”, Developmental biology. Academic Press, Vol. 316, H. 2, pp. 312–322. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2008.01.038.   edoc
Affolter, M., Pyrowolakis, G., Weiss, A. and Basler, K. (2008) “Signal-induced repression : the exception or the rule in developmental signaling?”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 15, H. 1, pp. 11–22.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Caussinus, E. (2008) “Tracheal branching morphogenesis in Drosophila : new insights into cell behaviour and organ architecture”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 135, H. 12, pp. 2055–2064.   edoc
Caussinus, E., Colombelli, J. and Affolter, M. (2008) “Tip-cell migration controls stalk-cell intercalation during Drosophila tracheal tube elongation”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 18, H. 22, pp. 1727–1734.   edoc
Affolter, M., Slattery, M. and Mann, R. S. (2008) “A lexicon for homeodomain-DNA recognition”, Cell. Cell Press, Vol. 133, H. 7, pp. 1133–1135.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2007) “Klempnerarbeit im Embryo ”, in Sandhoff, K. and Donner, W. (eds.) Vom Urknall zum Bewusstsein - Selbstorganisation der Materie. Stuttgart: Thieme Verlag (Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte), pp. 193–206.   edoc
Chanut-Delalande, H., Jung, A. C., Lin, L., Baer, M. M., Bilstein, A., Cabernard, C., Leptin, M. and Affolter, M. (2007) “A genetic mosaic analysis with a repressible cell marker screen to identify genes involved in tracheal cell migration during Drosophila air sac morphogenesis”, Genetics. Genetics Society of America, 176(4), pp. 2177–2187. doi: 10.1534/genetics.107.073890.   edoc
Belting, H. .-G. and Affolter, M. (2007) “It takes guts to make a single lumen”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, Vol. 9, H. 8, pp. 880–881.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Basler, K. (2007) “The Decapentaplegic morphogen gradient : from pattern formation to growth regulation”, Nature Reviews. Genetics. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 8, H. 9, pp. 663–674.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Barde, Y. (2007) “Self-renewal in the fly kidney”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 13, H. 3, pp. 321–322.   edoc
Merabet, S., Saadaoui, M., Sambrani, N., Hudry, B., Pradel, J., Affolter, M. and Graba, Y. (2007) “A unique Extradenticle recruitment mode in the Drosophila Hox protein Ultrabithorax”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 104, H. 43, pp. 16946–16951.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2006) “Markus Affolter. Interview”, Current biology. Cell Press, 16(4), pp. R111-R112.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Pyrowolakis, G. (2006) “eIF4A goes beyond translation”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, Vol. 8, H. 12, pp. 1319–1321. doi: 10.1038/ncb1206-1319.   edoc
Neumann, M. and Affolter, M. (2006) “Remodelling epithelial tubes through cell rearrangements : from cells to molecules”, EMBO reports. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 7, H. 1, pp. 36–40.   edoc
Jung, A. C., Ribeiro, C., Michaut, L., Certa, U. and Affolter, M. (2006) “Polychaetoid/ZO-1 is required for cell specification and rearrangement during Drosophila tracheal morphogenesis”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 16, H. 12, pp. 1224–1231.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Mann, R. (2006) “Hyped-up for Hox in Hyderabad : workshop on upstream and downstream of Hox genes”, in EMBO reports. London: Nature Publishing Group, pp. 674–678.   edoc
Cordier, F., Hartmann, B., Rogowski, M., Affolter, M. and Grzesiek, S. (2006) “DNA recognition by the brinker repressor - an extreme case of coupling between binding and folding”, Journal of molecular biology. Elsevier, Vol. 361, H. 4, pp. 659–672. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.06.045.   edoc
Jung, A. C., Denholm, B., Skaer, H. and Affolter, M. (2005) “Renal tubule development in Drosophila : a closer look at the cellular level”, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Williams and Wilkins, Vol. 16, H. 2, pp. 322–328.   edoc
Ebner, A., Cabernard, C., Affolter, M. and Merabet, S. (2005) “Recognition of distinct target sites by a unique Labial/Extradenticle/Homothorax complex”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 132, H. 7, pp. 1591–1600. doi: 10.1242/dev.01721.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Weijer, C. J. (2005) “Signaling to cytoskeletal dynamics during chemotaxis”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 9, H. 1, pp. 19–34.   edoc
Merabet, S., Ebner, A. and Affolter, M. (2005) “The Drosophila Extradenticle and Homothorax selector proteins control branchless/FGF expression in mesodermal bridge-cells”, EMBO reports. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 6, H. 8, pp. 762–768.   edoc
Cabernard, C. and Affolter, M. (2005) “Distinct roles for two receptor tyrosine kinases in epithelial branching morphogenesis in Drosophila”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 9, H. 6, pp. 831–842. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2005.10.008.   edoc
Cabernard, C., Neumann, M. and Affolter, M. (2004) “Cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in branching morphogenesis of the Drosophila tracheal system”, Journal of applied physiology. American Physiological Society, Vol. 97, no. 6, pp. 2347–2353. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00435.2004.   edoc
Petit, V., Nussbaumer, U., Dossenbach, C. and Affolter, M. (2004) “Downstream-of-FGFR is a fibroblast growth factor-specific scaffolding protein and recruits Corkscrew upon receptor activation”, Molecular and cellular biology. American Society for Microbiology, Vol. 24, H. 9, pp. 3769–3781.   edoc
Ribeiro, C., Neumann, M. and Affolter, M. (2004) “Genetic control of cell intercalation during tracheal morphogenesis in Drosophila”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 14, no. 24, pp. 2197–2207.   edoc
Pyrowolakis, G., Hartmann, B., Muller, B., Basler, K. and Affolter, M. (2004) “A simple molecular complex mediates widespread BMP-induced repression during Drosophila development”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 7, H. 2, pp. 229–240.   edoc
Jazwinska, A. and Affolter, M. (2004) “A family of genes encoding zona pellucida (ZP) domain proteins is expressed in various epithelial tissues during Drosophila embryogenesis”, Gene Expression Patterns. Elsevier Science, Vol. 4, H. 4, pp. 413–421.   edoc
Leptin, M. and Affolter, M. (2004) “Drosophila gastrulation : identification of a missing link”, Current biology. Cell Press, Vol. 14, H. 12 , R480-R482.   edoc
Muller, B., Hartmann, B., Pyrowolakis, G., Affolter, M. and Basler, K. (2003) “Conversion of an extracellular Dpp/BMP morphogen gradient into an inverse transcriptional gradient”, Cell. Cell Press, Vol. 113, H. 2, pp. 221–233.   edoc
Ribeiro, C., Petit, V. and Affolter, M. (2003) “Signaling systems, guided cell migration, and organogenesis : insights from genetic studies in Drosophila”, Developmental biology. Academic Press, Vol. 260, H. 1, pp. 1–8.   edoc
Affolter, M., Bellusci, S., Itoh, N., Shilo, B., Thiery, J. .-P. and Werb, Z. (2003) “Tube or not tube : remodeling epithelial tissues by branching morphogenesis”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 4, H. 1, pp. 11–18.   edoc
Jazwinska, A., Ribeiro, C. and Affolter, M. (2003) “Epithelial tube morphogenesis during Drosophila tracheal development requires Piopio, a luminal ZP protein”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, Vol. 5, H. 10, pp. 895–901.   edoc
Groppe, J., Greenwald, J., Wiater, E., Rodriguez-Leon, J., Economides, A. N., Kwiatkowski, W., Baban, K., Affolter, M., Vale, W. W., Izpisua Belmonte, J. C. and Choe, S. (2003) “Structural basis of BMP signaling inhibition by Noggin, a novel twelve-membered cystine knot protein”, The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American Orthopaedic Association, Vol. 85A, Suppl 3, pp. 52–58.   edoc
Petit, V., Ribeiro, C., Ebner, A. and Affolter, M. (2002) “Regulation of cell migration during tracheal development in Drosophila melanogaster”, The International Journal of Developmental Biology, Vol. 46, H. 1, pp. 125–132.   edoc
Ribeiro, C., Ebner, A. and Affolter, M. (2002) “In vivo imaging reveals different cellular functions for FGF and Dpp signaling in tracheal branching morphogenesis”, Developmental cell. Cell Press, Vol. 2, H. 5, pp. 677–683.   edoc
Ebner, A., Kiefer, F. N., Ribeiro, C., Petit, V., Nussbaumer, U. and Affolter, M. (2002) “Tracheal development in Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for studying the development of a branched organ”, Gene. Elsevier/North-Holland, Vol. 287, H. 1/2, pp. 55–66.   edoc
Streit, A., Kohler, R., Marty, T., Belfiore, M., Takacs-Vellai, K., Vigano, M.-A. ., Schnabel, R., Affolter, M. and Muller, F. (2002) “Conserved regulation of the Caenorhabditis elegans labial/Hox1 gene ceh-13”, Developmental biology. Academic Press, 242(2), pp. 96–108. doi: 10.1006/dbio.2001.054.   edoc
Groppe, J., Greenwald, J., Wiater, E., Rodriguez-Leon, J., Economides, A. N., Kwiatkowski, W., Affolter, M., Vale, W. W., Belmonte, J. C. I. and Choe, S. (2002) “Structural basis of BMP signalling inhibition by the cystine knot protein Noggin”, Nature. Macmillan, Vol. 420, pp. 636–642.   edoc
Marty, T., Vigano, M. A., Ribeiro, C., Nussbaumer, U., Grieder, N. C. and Affolter, M. (2001) “A HOX complex, a repressor element and a 50 bp sequence confer regional specificity to a DPP-responsive enhancer”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 128, H. 14, pp. 2833–2845.   edoc
Affolter, M., Marty, T., Vigano, M. A. and Jazwinska, A. (2001) “Nuclear interpretation of Dpp signaling in Drosophila”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 20, H. 13, pp. 3298–3305.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Mann, R. (2001) “Development : legs, eyes, or wings - selectors and signals make the difference”, Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vol. 292, H. 5519, pp. 1080–1081.   edoc
Dossenbach, C., Rock, S. and Affolter, M. (2001) “Specificity of FGF signaling in cell migration in Drosophila”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 128, H. 22, pp. 4563–4572.   edoc
Affolter, M. (2000) “Cell-cell interaction during Drosophila embryogenesis : novel mechanisms and molecules”, Ernst Schering Research Foundation Workshop, Vol. 29, pp. 65–79.   edoc
Amherd, R., Hintermann, E., Walz, D., Affolter, M. and Meyer, U. A. (2000) “Purification, cloning, and characterization of a second arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase from Drosophila melanogaster”, DNA and cell biology. Mary Ann Liebert, Vol. 19, H. 11, pp. 697–705.   edoc
Nussbaumer, U., Halder, G., Groppe, J., Affolter, M. and Montagne, J. (2000) “Expression of the blistered/DSRF gene is controlled by different morphogens during Drosophila trachea and wing development”, Mechanisms of Development. Elsevier, Vol. 96 , H. 1, pp. 27–36.   edoc
Marty, T., Muller, B., Basler, K. and Affolter, M. (2000) “Schnurri mediates Dpp-dependent repression of brinker transcription”, Nature Cell Biology. MacMillan, Vol. 2, H. 10, pp. 745–749.   edoc
Udagawa, Y., Hanai, J., Tada, K., Grieder, N. C., Momoeda, M., Taketani, Y., Affolter, M., Kawabata, M. and Miyazono, K. (2000) “Schnurri interacts with Mad in a Dpp-dependent manner”, Genes to cells. Blackwell Science, Vol. 5, H. 5, pp. 359–369.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Shilo, B. Z. (2000) “Genetic control of branching morphogenesis during Drosophila tracheal development”, Current opinion in cell biology. Elsevier, Vol. 12, H. 6, pp. 731–735.   edoc
Sivasankaran, R., Vigano, M. A., Muller, B., Affolter, M. and Basler, K. (2000) “Direct transcriptional control of the Dpp target omb by the DNA binding protein Brinker”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 19, H. 22, pp. 6162–6172.   edoc
Affolter, M., Marty, T. and Vigano, M. A. (1999) “Balancing import and export in development”, Genes & development. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Vol. 13, H. 8, pp. 913–915.   edoc
Ryoo, H. D., Marty, T., Casares, F., Affolter, M. and Mann, R. S. (1999) “Regulation of Hox target genes by a DNA bound Homothorax/Hox/Extradenticle complex”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 126, H. 22, pp. 5137–5148.   edoc
Brodbeck, D., Amherd, R., Callaerts, P., Hintermann, E., Meyer, U. A. and Affolter, M. (1998) “Molecular and biochemical characterization of the aaNAT1 (Dat) locus in Drosophila melanogaster : differential expression of two gene products”, DNA and cell biology. Mary Ann Liebert, Vol. 17, H. 7, pp. 621–633.   edoc
Groppe, J., Rumpel, K., Economides, A. N., Stahl, N., Sebald, W. and Affolter, M. (1998) “Biochemical and biophysical characterization of refolded Drosophila DPP : a homolog of bone morphogenetic proteins 2 and 4”, Journal of Biological Chemistry. American Society of Biological Chemists, Vol. 273, H. 44, pp. 29052–29065.   edoc
Vincent, S., Wilson, R., Coelho, C., Affolter, M. and Leptin, M. (1998) “The Drosophila protein Dof is specifically required for FGF signaling”, Molecular cell. Cell Press, Vol. 2, H. 4, pp. 515–525.   edoc
Mann, R. S. and Affolter, M. (1998) “Hox proteins meet more partners”, Current opinion in genetics & development. Current Biology, Vol. 8, H. 4, pp. 423–429.   edoc
Chen, C. K., Kuhnlein, R. P., Eulenberg, K. G., Vincent, S., Affolter, M. and Schuh, R. (1998) “The transcription factors KNIRPS and KNIRPS RELATED control cell migration and branch morphogenesis during Drosophila tracheal development”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 125, H. 24, pp. 4959–4968.   edoc
Vincent, S., Ruberte, E., Grieder, N. C., Chen, C. K., Haerry, T., Schuh, R. and Affolter, M. (1997) “DPP controls tracheal cell migration along the dorsoventral body axis of the Drosophila embryo”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 124, H. 14, pp. 2741–2750.   edoc
Grieder, N. C., Marty, T., Ryoo, H. D., Mann, R. S. and Affolter, M. (1997) “Synergistic activation of a Drosophila enhancer by HOM/EXD and DPP signaling”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 16, H. 24, pp. 7402–7410.   edoc
Yamamoto, Y., Girard, F., Bello, B., Affolter, M. and Gehring, W. J. (1997) “The cramped gene of Drosophila is a member of the Polycomb-group, and interacts with mus209, the gene encoding Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 124, H. 17, pp. 3385–3394.   edoc
Guillemin, K., Groppe, J., Ducker, K., Treisman, R., Hafen, E., Affolter, M. and Krasnow, M. A. (1996) “The pruned gene encodes the Drosophila serum response factor and regulates cytoplasmic outgrowth during terminal branching of the tracheal system”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 122, H. 5, pp. 1353–1362.   edoc
Montagne, J., Groppe, J., Guillemin, K., Krasnow, M. A., Gehring, W. J. and Affolter, M. (1996) “The Drosophila Serum Response Factor gene is required for the formation of intervein tissue of the wing and is allelic to blistered”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 122, H. 9, pp. 2589–2597.   edoc
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Affolter, M., Nellen, D., Nussbaumer, U. and Basler, K. (1994) “Multiple requirements for the receptor serine/threonine kinase thick veins reveal novel functions of TGF beta homologs during Drosophila embryogenesis”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 120, H. 11, pp. 3105–3117.   edoc
Gehring, W. J., Affolter, M. and Burglin, T. (1994) “Homeodomain proteins”, Annual review of biochemistry. Annual reviews, Vol. 63, pp. 487–526. doi: 10.1146/annurev.bi.63.070194.002415.   edoc
Nellen, D., Affolter, M. and Basler, K. (1994) “Receptor serine/threonine kinases implicated in the control of Drosophila body pattern by decapentaplegic”, Cell. Cell Press, Vol. 78, H. 2, pp. 225–237.   edoc
Affolter, M., Montagne, J., Walldorf, U., Groppe, J., Kloter, U., LaRosa, M. and Gehring, W. J. (1994) “The Drosophila SRF homolog is expressed in a subset of tracheal cells and maps within a genomic region required for tracheal development”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 120, H. 4, pp. 743–753.   edoc
Gehring, W. J., Qian, Y. Q., Billeter, M., Furukubo-Tokunaga, K., Schier, A. F., Resendez-Perez, D., Affolter, M., Otting, G. and Wuthrich, K. (1994) “Homeodomain-DNA recognition”, Cell. Cell Press, Vol. 78, H. 2, pp. 211–223.   edoc
Affolter, M., Walldorf, U., Kloter, U., Schier, A. F. and Gehring, W. J. (1993) “Regional repression of a Drosophila POU box gene in the endoderm involves inductive interactions between germ layers”, Development. Company of Biologists, Vol. 117, H. 4, pp. 1199–1210.   edoc
Dorn, A., Affolter, M., Muller, M., Gehring, W. J. and Leupin, W. (1992) “Distamycin-induced inhibition of homeodomain-DNA complexes”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 11, H. 1, pp. 279–286.   edoc
Furukubo-Tokunaga, K., Muller, M., Affolter, M., Pick, L., Kloter, U. and Gehring, W. J. (1992) “In vivo analysis of the helix-turn-helix motif of the fushi tarazu homeo domain of Drosophila melanogaster”, Genes & development. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Vol. 6, H. 6, pp. 1082–1096.   edoc
Qian, Y. Q., Otting, G., Furukubo-Tokunaga, K., Affolter, M., Gehring, W. J. and Wuthrich, K. (1992) “NMR structure determination reveals that the homeodomain is connected through a flexible linker to the main body in the Drosophila Antennapedia protein”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 89, H. 22, pp. 10738–10742.   edoc
Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A., Muller, M., Billeter, M., Qian, Y. Q., Otting, G., Wuthrich, K. and Gehring, W. J. (1991) “Similarities between the homeodomain and the Hin recombinase DNA-binding domain”, Cell. Cell Press, Vol. 64, H. 5, pp. 879–880.   edoc
Gehring, W. J., Muller, M., Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A., Billeter, M., Qian, Y. Q., Otting, G. and Wuthrich, K. (1990) “The structure of the homeodomain and its functional implications”, Trends in Genetics. Elsevier, Vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 323–329.   edoc
Pick, L., Schier, A., Affolter, M., Schmidt-Glenewinkel, T. and Gehring, W. J. (1990) “Analysis of the ftz upstream element : germ layer-specific enhancers are independently autoregulated”, Genes & development. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Vol. 4, H. 7, pp. 1224–1239.   edoc
Affolter, M., Percival-Smith, A., Muller, M., Leupin, W. and Gehring, W. J. (1990) “DNA binding properties of the purified Antennapedia homeodomain”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 87, H. 11, pp. 4093–4097.   edoc
Percival-Smith, A., Muller, M., Affolter, M. and Gehring, W. J. (1990) “The interaction with DNA of wild-type and mutant fushi tarazu homeodomains”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 9, H. 12, pp. 3967–3974.   edoc
Otting, G., Qian, Y. Q., Billeter, M., Muller, M., Affolter, M., Gehring, W. J. and Wuthrich, K. (1990) “Protein - DNA contacts in the structure of a homeodomain - DNA complex determined by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in solution”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 9, H. 10, pp. 3085–3092.   edoc
Affolter, M., Schier, A. and Gehring, W. J. (1990) “Homeodomain proteins and the regulation of gene expression”, Current opinion in cell biology. Elsevier, Vol. 2, H. 3, pp. 485–495. doi: 10.1146/annurev.bi.63.070194.002415.   edoc
Otting, G., Qian, Y. Q., Muller, M., Affolter, M., Gehring, W. and Wuthrich, K. (1988) “Secondary structure determination for the Antennapedia homeodomain by nuclear magnetic resonance and evidence for a helix-turn-helix motif”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 7, H. 13, pp. 4305–4309.   edoc
Muller, M., Affolter, M., Leupin, W., Otting, G., Wuthrich, K. and Gehring, W. J. (1988) “Isolation and sequence-specific DNA binding of the Antennapedia homeodomain”, The EMBO journal. Nature Publishing Group, Vol. 7, H. 13, pp. 4299–4304.   edoc
Affolter, M., Cote, J., Renaud, J. and Ruiz-Carrillo, A. (1987) “Regulation of histone and beta A-globin gene expression during differentiation of chicken erythroid cells”, Molecular and cellular biology. American Society for Microbiology, Vol. 7, H. 10, pp. 3663–3672.   edoc
Affolter, M., Labbe, D., Jean, A., Raymond, M., Noel, D., Labelle, Y., Parent-Vaugeois, C., Lambert, M., Bojanowski, R. and Anderson, A. (1986) “cDNA clones for liver cytochrome P-450s from individual aroclor-treated rats : constitutive expression of a new P-450 gene related to phenobarbital-inducible forms”, DNA. Mary Ann Liebert, Vol. 5, H. 3, pp. 209–218.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Ruiz-Carrillo, A. (1986) “Transcription unit of the chicken histone H5 gene and mapping of H5 pre-mRNA sequences”, Journal of biological chemistry. American Society of Biological Chemists, Vol. 261 , no. 25, pp. 11496–11502.   edoc
Anderson, A., Waithe, W., Labbé, D., Affolter, M. and Labelle, Y. (1985) “Diversité des cytochromes P-450 hépatiques : rôle dans la cancérogénèse chimique”, L’Union médicale du Canada, Vol. 114, H. 9, pp. 731–732.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Ruiz-Carrillo, A. (1985) “L’expression des gènes et ses conséquences dans les maladies génétiques”, L’Union médicale du Canada, Vol. 114, H. 9, pp. 724–726.   edoc
Affolter, M. and Anderson, A. (1984) “Segmental homologies in the coding and 3’ non-coding sequences of rat liver cytochrome P-450e and P-450b cDNAs and cytochrome P-450e-like genes”, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Elsevier, Vol. 118, H. 2, pp. 655–662.   edoc
Affolter, M., Parent-Vaugeois, C. and Anderson, A. (1983) “Curing and induction of the Fels 1 and Fels 2 prophages in the Ames mutagen tester strains of Salmonella typhimurium”, Mutation research. Elsevier Science, Vol. 110, no. 2, pp. 243–262.   edoc
Affolter, M., Parent-Vaugeois, C. and Anderson, A. (1983) “Mutagenic response of Ames strains cured of their inducible Fels 1 and Fels 2 prophages”, Cancer research. American Association for Cancer Research, 43,2, pp. 653–659.   edoc
Ruiz-Carrillo, A., Affolter, M. and Renaud, J. (1983) “Genomic organization of the genes coding for the six main histones of the chicken : complete sequence of the H5 gene”, Journal of molecular biology. Elsevier, Vol. 170, H. 4, pp. 843–859.   edoc