publications

Epidermal polarity genes in health and disease

Tellkamp F, Vorhagen S, Niessen CM Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2014 Dec;4(12):a015255 PMID: 25452423 Abstract The epidermis of the skin is a highly...   Read More

Mammalian aPKC/Par polarity complex mediated regulation of epithelial division orientation and cell fate

Vorhagen S, Niessen CM Exp. Cell Res. 2014 Nov;328(2):296-302 PMID: 25128813 Abstract Oriented cell division is a key regulator of tissue architecture and crucial...   Read More

Epidermal Polarity Genes in Health and Disease

A5 BRÜNING/NIESSENpublicationsTellkamp F, Vorhagen S, Niessen CM; Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Dec 1;4(12):a015255. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a015255.

Abstract The epidermis of the skin is a highly polarized, metabolic tissue with important innate immune functions. The polarity of the epidermis is, for...   Read More

Drosophila melanogaster LRPPRC2 is involved in coordination of mitochondrial translation

publicationsBaggio F, Bratic A, Mourier A, Kauppila TE, Tain LS, Kukat C, Habermann B, Partridge L, Larsson NG; Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Dec 16;42(22):13920-38. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku1132. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Abstract Members of the pentatricopeptide repeat domain (PPR) protein family bind RNA and are important for post-transcriptional control of organelle gene expression in unicellular...   Read More

DAF-16/FOXO and EGL-27/GATA promote developmental growth in response to persistent somatic DNA damage

A7 SCHUMACHERpublicationsMueller MM, Castells-Roca L, Babu V, Ermolaeva MA, Müller RU, Frommolt P, Williams AB, Greiss S, Schneider JI, Benzing T, Schermer B, Schumacher B; Nat Cell Biol. 2014 Dec;16(12):1168-79. doi: 10.1038/ncb3071. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Abstract Genome maintenance defects cause complex disease phenotypes characterized by developmental failure, cancer susceptibility and premature ageing. It remains poorly understood how DNA damage...   Read More

A C. elegans homolog of the Cockayne syndrome complementation group A gene

A7 SCHUMACHERpublicationsBabu V, Hofmann K, Schumacher B; DNA Repair (Amst). 2014 Dec;24:57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2014.09.011. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

Abstract Cockayne syndrome (CS) is a debilitating and complex disorder that results from inherited mutations in the CS complementation genes A and B, CSA...   Read More

Genetic variation within transcriptional regulatory elements and its implications for human disease

Rada-Iglesias A Biol. Chem. 2014 Dec;395(12):1453-60 PMID: 25205712 Abstract Common human pathologies have a complicated etiology involving both genetic and environmental risk factors. Moreover,...   Read More

Proteome analysis in the assessment of ageing

A7 SCHUMACHERpublicationsNkuipou-Kenfack E, Koeck T, Mischak H, Pich A, Schanstra JP, Zürbig P, Schumacher B; Ageing Res Rev. 2014 Nov;18:74-85. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2014.09.002. Epub 2014 Sep 22.

Abstract Based on demographic trends, the societies in many developed countries are facing an increasing number and proportion of people over the age of...   Read More

Defective collagen VI α6 chain expression in the skeletal muscle of patients with collagen VI-related myopathies

B2 WAGENER/ PAULSSONpublicationsTagliavini F, Pellegrini C, Sardone F, Squarzoni S, Paulsson M, Wagener R, Gualandi F, Trabanelli C, Ferlini A, Merlini L, Santi S, Maraldi NM, Faldini C, Sabatelli P; Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014 Sep;1842(9):1604-12. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2014.05.033. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

Abstract Collagen VI is a non-fibrillar collagen present in the extracellular matrix (ECM) as a complex polymer; the mainly expressed form is composed of...   Read More

Nanoscale structure of the BMP antagonist chordin supports cooperative BMP binding

B12 SENGLEpublicationsTroilo H, Zuk AV, Tunnicliffe RB, Wohl AP, Berry R, Collins RF, Jowitt TA, Sengle G, Baldock C; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 9;111(36):13063-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1404166111. Epub 2014 Aug 25.

Abstract Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) orchestrate key cellular events, such as proliferation and differentiation, in development and homeostasis. Extracellular antagonists, such as chordin, are...   Read More

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