A list of publications can be found below, in which the Light Microscopy Facility was involved. Facility users are incited to send a copy of their published work, in which an appropriate acknowledgement is present, to the facility staff in order to keep this list up-to-date.


Three-Dimensional Fractal Analysis of the Interstitial Cells of Cajal Networks of Gastrointestinal Tissue Specimens. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. Mah, S. A., et al. (2023).

USP7/Maged1-mediated H2A monoubiquitination in the paraventricular thalamus: an epigenetic mechanism involved in cocaine use disorder. Nat Commun 14(1): 8481.Cheron, J., et al. (2023).

Proprioceptors-enriched neuronal cultures from induced pluripotent stem cells from Friedreich ataxia patients show altered transcriptomic and proteomic profiles, abnormal neurite extension, and impaired electrophysiological properties. Brain Commun 5(1): fcad007. Dionisi, C., et al. (2023).

RHOJ controls EMT-associated resistance to chemotherapy. Nature. Debaugnies et al. 2023 Apr;616(7955):168-175. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-05838-7. Epub 2023 Mar 22. PMID: 36949199

Axon guidance genes control hepatic artery development. Gannoun L, De Schrevel C, Belle M, Dauguet N, Achouri Y, Loriot A, Vanderaa C, Cordi S, Dili A, Heremans Y, Rooman I, Leclercq IA, Jacquemin P, Gatto L, Lemaigre FP.
Development. 2023 Aug 15;150(16):dev201642. doi: 10.1242/dev.201642. Epub 2023 Aug 17. PMID: 37497580

Mesodermal FGF and BMP govern the sequential stages of zebrafish thyroid specification.Haerlingen B, Opitz R, Vandernoot I, Molinaro A, Shankar MP, Gillotay P, Trubiroha A, Costagliola S.
Development. 2023 May 15;150(10):dev201023. doi: 10.1242/dev.201023. Epub 2023 May 16. PMID: 37191061

Severe Autoimmune Thyroiditis in Transgenic NOD.H2h4 Mice Expressing Interleukin-4 in the Thyroid.
Thyroid 2023 Merakchi K, Djerbib S, Dumont JE, Miot F, De Deken X. Mar;33(3):351-364. doi: 10.1089/thy.2022.0448. Epub 2023 Jan 19. PMID: 36416242 DOI: 10.1089/thy.2022.0448

In vivo imaging of calcium dynamics in zebrafish hepatocytes. Pozo-Morales M, Garteizgogeascoa I, Perazzolo C, So J, Shin D, Singh SP. Hepatology. 2023 Mar 1;77(3):789-801. doi: 10.1002/hep.32663. Epub 2023 Feb 17. PMID: 35829917

Cilia-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Caenorhabditis Elegans: In Vivo Imaging and Quantification of Extracellular Vesicle Release and Capture. Razzauti A, Lobo T, Laurent P.
Methods Mol Biol. 2023;2668:277-299. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-3203-1_19. PMID: 37140803

Zebrafish Galectin 3 binding protein is the target antigen of the microglial 4C4 monoclonal antibody.Rovira M, Miserocchi M, Montanari A, Hammou L, Chomette L, Pozo J, Imbault V, Bisteau X, Wittamer V. Dev Dyn. 2023 Mar;252(3):400-414. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.549. Epub 2022 Nov 2. PMID: 36285351

Fluorescent sensors for imaging of interstitial calcium. Valiente-Gabioud AA, Garteizgogeascoa Suñer I, Idziak A, Fabritius A, Basquin J, Angibaud J, Nägerl UV, Singh SP, Griesbeck O.
Nat Commun. 2023 Oct 5;14(1):6220. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-41928-w. PMID: 3779828

Unraveling the Roles of miR-204-5p and HMGA2 in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Tumorigenesis.Van Branteghem C, Augenlicht A, Demetter P, Craciun L, Maenhaut C. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Jun 28;24(13):10764. doi: 10.3390/ijms241310764. PMID: 37445942

CROCCP2 acts as a human-specific modifier of cilia dynamics and mTOR signaling to promote expansion of cortical progenitors. Van Heurck R, Bonnefont J, Wojno M, Suzuki IK, Velez-Bravo FD, Erkol E, Nguyen DT, Herpoel A, Bilheu A, Beckers S, Ledent C, Vanderhaeghen P. Neuron. 2023 Jan 4;111(1):65-80.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.10.018. Epub 2022 Nov 4. PMID: 36334595

The respective activation and silencing of striatal direct and indirect pathway neurons support behavior encoding. Varin C, Cornil A, Houtteman D, Bonnavion P, de Kerchove d’Exaerde A. Nat Commun 2023 Aug 17;14(1):4982. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-40677-0.


Regionally specific levels and patterns of keratin 8 expression in the mouse embryo visceral endoderm emerge upon anterior-posterior axis determination. Front Cell Dev Biol 10: 1037041. Despin-Guitard, E., et al. (2022).

Severe autoimmune thyroiditis in transgenic NOD.H2(h4) mice expressing interleukin-4 in the thyroid. Thyroid. Merakchi, K., S. Djerbib, J. E. Dumont, F. Miot and X. De Deken (2022).

Murine Thyroid IL-4 Expression Worsens Hypothyroidism on Iodine Restriction and Mitigates Graves Disease Development. Merakchi, K., et al. (2022). Endocrinology 163(9): bqac107.

Analysis of Regional Variations of the Interstitial Cells of Cajal in the Murine Distal Stomach Informed by Confocal Imaging and Machine Learning Methods. Mah, S. A., et al. (2022). Cell Mol Bioeng 15(2): 193-205.

A lipid transfer protein ensures nematode cuticular impermeability. Njume, F. N., et al. (2022). iScience 25(11): 105357.

In vivo imaging of calcium dynamics in zebrafish hepatocytes. Pozo-Morales, M., et al. (2022). Hepatology.

Transplantable human thyroid organoids generated from embryonic stem cells to rescue hypothyroidism. Romitti, M., et al. (2022). Nat Commun 13(1): 7057.

UTP Regulates the Cardioprotective Action of Transplanted Stem Cells Derived From Mouse Cardiac Adipose Tissue. Diaz Villamil, E., et al. (2022). Front Pharmacol 13: 906173.

Zebrafish Galectin 3 binding protein is the target antigen of the microglial 4C4 monoclonal antibody. Rovira, M., et al. (2022). Dev Dyn.

Ferroptosis Induction and YAP Inhibition as New Therapeutic Targets in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) Delvaux, M., P. Hague, L. Craciun, A. Wozniak, P. Demetter, P. Schoffski, C. Erneux and J. M. Vanderwinden (2022). Cancers (Basel) 14(20).

CROCCP2 acts as a human-specific modifier of cilia dynamics and mTOR signaling to promote expansion of cortical progenitors. Van Heurck, R., et al. (2022). Neuron.

Deciphering Stomach Myoelectrical Slow Wave Conduction Patterns via Confocal Imaging of Gastric Pacemaker Cells and Fractal Geometry. GMah SA, Avci R, Du P, Vanderwinden JM, Cheng LK. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2022 Jul;2022:3514-3517. doi: 10.1109/EMBC48229.2022.9870891. PMID: 36085915.

Genome-wide analysis of Brucella melitensis genes required throughout intranasal infection in mice Potemberg G, Demars A, Barbieux E, Reboul A, Stubbe F-X, Galia M, et al. (2022) PLoS Pathog 18(6): e1010621.

Keratin filaments mediate the expansion of extra-embryonic membranes in the post-gastrulation mouse embryo. Nahaboo, W., et al. (2022). EMBO J: e108747.


Antral Variation of Murine Gastric Pacemaker Cells Informed by Confocal Imaging and Machine Learning Methods Sue Ann Mah, Recep Avci, Peng Du, Jean-Marie Vanderwinden, Leo K Cheng Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 Nov;2021:3105-3108.

Single-Cell Trajectory Inference Guided Enhancement of Thyroid Maturation In Vitro Using TGF-Beta Inhibition. Romitti, M., et al. (2021) Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 12: 657195.

The antitumoral effects of chemerin are independent from leukocyte recruitment and mediated by inhibition of neoangiogenesis Dubois-Vedrenne, I., et al. (2021) Oncotarget 12(19):

Expression of CCRL2 Inhibits Tumor Growth by concentrating Chemerin and Inhibiting Neoangiogenesis Al Delbany, D., et al. (2021) Cancers (Basel) 13(19).

Ectocytosis prevents accumulation of ciliary cargo in C. elegans sensory neurons. Razzauti, A. & Laurent, P., eLife, 2021.DOI: 10.7554/eLife.67670

Chemerin regulates normal angiogenesis and hypoxia-driven neovascularization. Ben Dhaou, C., K. Mandi, M. Frye, A. Acheampong, A. Radi, B. De Becker, M. Antoine, N. Baeyens, V. Wittamer and M. Parmentier. Angiogenesis.

Visualizing Mouse Embryo Gastrulation Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Through Single Cell Labeling Followed by Ex Vivo Whole Embryo Live Imaging. Nahaboo, W., B. Saykali, N. Mathiah and I. Migeotte. Methods Mol Biol 2179: 135-144.


Single-cell transcriptome analysis reveals thyrocyte diversity in the zebrafish thyroid gland. Gillotay, P., et al. EMBO Rep 21(12): e50612. (2020).

Mammalian Target of Rapamycin-RhoA Signaling Impairments in Direct Striatal Projection Neurons Induce Altered Behaviors and Striatal Physiology in Mice. Rial, D., E. Puighermanal, M. Chazalon, E. Valjent, S. N. Schiffmann and A. de Kerchove d’Exaerde. Biol Psychiatry 88(12): 945-954.

Primary proprioceptive neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells: a cell model for afferent ataxias. Dionisi, C., M. Rai, M. Chazalon, S. N. Schiffmann and M. Pandolfo. Sci Rep 10(1): 7752.

The macrophage-expressed gene (mpeg) 1 identifies a subpopulation of B cells in the adult zebrafish. Ferrero, G., E. Gomez, S. Lyer, M. Rovira, M. Miserocchi, D. M. Langenau, J. Y. Bertrand and V. Wittamer. J Leukoc Biol 107(3): 431-443.

A csf1rb mutation uncouples two waves of microglia development in zebrafish. Ferrero, G., M. Miserocchi, E. Di Ruggiero and V. Wittamer. Development.

IRSp53 is a novel interactor of SHIP2: A role of the actin binding protein Mena in their cellular localization in breast cancer cells. Antoine, M., I. Vandenbroere, S. Ghosh, C. Erneux and I. Pirson (2020). Cell Signal 73: 109692.

Retinal endothelial cell phenotypic modifications during experimental autoimmune uveitis: a transcriptomic approach. Lipski, D. A., V. Foucart, R. Dewispelaere, L. E. Caspers, M. Defrance, C. Bruyns and F. Willermain (2020). BMC Ophthalmol 20(1): 106.

Pro-inflammatory cytokines induce cell death, inflammatory responses, and endoplasmic reticulum stress in human iPSC-derived beta cells. Demine, S., A. A. Schiavo, S. Marín-Cañas, P. Marchetti, M. Cnop and D. L. Eizirik (2020).Stem Cell Res Ther11(1): 7.

Asymmetry in the frequency and position of mitosis in the mouse embryo epiblast at gastrulation. Mathiah, N., E. Despin-Guitard, M. Stower, W. Nahaboo, E. S. Eski, S. P. Singh, S. Srinivas and I. Migeotte (2020) EMBO Rep: e50944.

Heterotypic cell-cell communication regulates glandular stem cell multipotency. Centonze, A., et al. (2020) Nature 584(7822): 608-613.

Mitochondrial dynamics in postmitotic cells regulate neurogenesis. Iwata, R., P. Casimir and P. Vanderhaeghen (2020). Science 369(6505): 858-862.

Mechanisms of stretch-mediated skin expansion at single-cell resolution. Aragona, M., A. Sifrim, M. Malfait, Y. Song, J. Van Herck, S. Dekoninck, S. Gargouri, G. Lapouge, B. Swedlund, C. Dubois, P. Baatsen, K. Vints, S. Han, F. Tissir, T. Voet, B. D. Simons and C. Blanpain (2020). Nature.

Combining single-cell RNA-sequencing with a molecular atlas unveils new markers for Caenorhabditis elegans neuron classes. Lorenzo, R., M. Onizuka, M. Defrance and P. Laurent (2020).  Nucleic Acids Res.

Defining the Design Principles of Skin Epidermis Postnatal Growth. Dekoninck, S., et al. (2020). Cell 181(3): 604-620.e622.


Inhibition of the thyroid hormonogenic H2O2 production by Duox/DuoxA in zebrafish reveals VAS2870 as a new goitrogenic compound.
Giusti, N., P. Gillotay, A. Trubiroha, R. Opitz, J. E. Dumont, S. Costagliola and X. De Deken (2019). Mol Cell Endocrinol 500: 110635.

Ablation of striatal somatostatin interneurons affects MSN morphology and electrophysiological properties, and increases cocaine-induced hyperlocomotion in mice.
Gazan, A., D. Rial and S. N. Schiffmann (2019). Eur J Neurosci.

Xenotransplanted Human Cortical Neurons Reveal Species-Specific Development and Functional Integration into Mouse Visual Circuits.
Linaro, D., B. Vermaercke, R. Iwata, A. Ramaswamy, B. Libe-Philippot, L. Boubakar, B. A. Davis, K. Wierda, K. Davie, S. Poovathingal, P. A. Penttila, A. Bilheu, L. De Bruyne, D. Gall, K. K. Conzelmann, V. Bonin and P. Vanderhaeghen (2019). Neuron 104(5): 972-986.e976.

Expression of Bioactive Chemerin by Keratinocytes Inhibits Late Stages of Tumor Development in a Chemical Model of Skin Carcinogenesis.

Dubois-Vedrenne, I., O. De Henau, V. Robert, F. Langa, D. Al Delbany, O. Vosters, E. Angelats-Canals, M. Vernimmen, S. Luangsay, V. Wittamer and M. Parmentier (2019). Front Oncol 9: 1253.

Context Dependency of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition for Metastasis.”
Revenco, T., A. Nicodeme, I. Pastushenko, M. K. Sznurkowska, M. Latil, P. A. Sotiropoulou, C. Dubois, V. Moers, S. Lemaire, V. de Maertelaer and C. Blanpain (2019). Cell Rep 29(6): 1458-1468.e1453.

Phosphoinositide 5-phosphatases SKIP and SHIP2 in ruffles, the endoplasmic reticulum and the nucleus: An update
AR Ramos, S. Ghosh, T. Suhel, C. Chevalier, E.O. Obeng, B. Fafilek, P. Krejci, B. Beck, C. Erneux. Advances in Biological Regulation (2019).

Small-Molecule Screening in Zebrafish Embryos Identifies Signaling Pathways Regulating Early Thyroid Development.
Haerlingen, B., R. Opitz, I. Vandernoot, A. Trubiroha, P. Gillotay, N. Giusti and S. Costagliola (2019).

Spatiotemporal regulation of multipotency during prostate development.
Tika, E., M. Ousset, A. Dannau and C. Blanpain, Development. (2019).

GPRIN-3 controls neuronal excitability, morphology and striatal-dependent behaviors in the indirect pathway of the striatum.”
Karadurmus, D., D. Rial, J. F. De Backer, D. Communi, A. de Kerchove d’Exaerde and S. N. Schiffmann. J. Neurosci.(2019).

Cortical Neurogenesis Requires Bcl6-Mediated Transcriptional Repression of Multiple Self-Renewal-Promoting Extrinsic Pathways.”
Bonnefont, J., L. Tiberi, van den Ameele, J.,D. Potier, Z.B. Gaber, X. Lin, A. Bilheu, A. Herpoel, F.D. Velez Bravo, F. Guillemot, S. Aerts and P. Vanderhaeghen Neuron (2019).

Route of Infection Strongly Impacts the Host-Pathogen Relationship.
Demars, A., A. Lison, A. Machelart, M. Van Vyve, G. Potemberg, J. M. Vanderwinden, X. De Bolle, J. J. Letesson and E. Muraille, Front Immunol. 2019 Jul 11;10:1589. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.01589. eCollection 2019.

Amyloid-ß pathology enhances pathological fibrillary tau seeding induced by Alzheimer PHF in vivo.
Vergara C, Houben S, Suain V, Yilmaz Z, De Decker R, Vanden Dries V, Boom A1, Mansour S, Leroy K, Ando K, Brion JP.Acta Neuropathol. 2019 Mar;137(3):397-412. doi: 10.1007/s00401-018-1953-5. Epub 2019 Jan 1.

Potentiation of imatinib by cilostazol in sensitive and resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumor cell lines involves YAP inhibition. Vandenberghe P, Delvaux M, Hagué P, Erneux C, Vanderwinden JM. Oncotarget 10(19): 1798-1811

Distinct mesoderm migration phenotypes in extra-embryonic and embryonic regions of the early mouse embryo. Saykali B, Mathiah N, Nahaboo W, Racu ML, Hammou L, Defrance M, Migeotte I. Elife. 2019 Apr 5;8. pii: e42434. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42434. PMID: 30950395

SKIP and SHIP2 regulate fibronectin-dependent cell migration in glioblastoma.
Ramos AR, Ghosh S, Dedobbeleer M, Robe PA, Rogister B, Erneux C. FEBS J. 2019 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/febs.14769. [Epub ahead of print]Lipid phosphatases


Alpha2-Containing Glycine Receptors Promote Neonatal Spontaneous Activity of Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons and Support Maturation of Glutamatergic Inputs.Comhair J1,2, Devoght J2, Morelli G2, Harvey RJ3,4, Briz V5,6, Borrie SC5,6, Bagni C5,6, Rigo JM2, Schiffmann SN1, Gall D1, Brône B2, Molchanova SM1.Front Mol Neurosci. 2018 Oct 15;11:380. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00380. eCollection 2018.

A slow-cycling LGR5 tumour population mediates basal cell carcinoma relapse after therapy. Sánchez-Danés A, Larsimont JC, Liagre M, Muñoz-Couselo E, Lapouge G, Brisebarre A, Dubois C, Suppa M, Sukumaran V, Del Marmol V, Tabernero J, Blanpain C.Nature. 2018 Oct 8. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0603-3. [Epub ahead of print]PMID:    30297799

The inositol phosphatase SHIP2 enables sustained ERK activation downstream of FGF receptors by recruiting Src kinases. Fafilek, B., L. Balek, M. K. Bosakova, M. Varecha, A. Nita, T. Gregor, I. Gudernova, J. Krenova, S. Ghosh, M. Piskacek, L. Jonatova, N. H. Cernohorsky, J. T. Zieba, M. Kostas, E. M. Haugsten, J. Wesche, C. Erneux, L. Trantirek, D. Krakow and P. Krejci (2018). Sci Signal 11(548).

Allergic Asthma Favors Brucella Growth in the Lungs of Infected Mice. Machelart, A., G. Potemberg, L. Van Maele, A. Demars, M. Lagneaux, C. De Trez, C. Sabatel, F. Bureau, S. De Prins, P. Percier, O. Denis, F. Jurion, M. Romano, J. M. Vanderwinden, J. J. Letesson and E. Muraille (2018). Front Immunol 9: 1856.

Inhibition of SHIP2 activity inhibits cell migration and could prevent metastasis in breast cancer cells. Ghosh, S., S. Scozzaro, A. R. Ramos, S. Delcambre, C. Chevalier, P. Krejci and C. Erneux (2018). J Cell Sci.

Embryonic microglia derive from primitive macrophages and are replaced by cmyb-dependent definitive microglia in zebrafish. Giuliano Ferrero, Christopher B. Mahony, Eléonore Dupuis, Laurent Yvernogeau, Elodie Di Ruggiero, Magali Miserocchi, Marianne Caron, Catherine Robin, David Traver, Julien Y. Bertrand and Valérie Wittamer. Cell Rep. 2018 Jul 3;24(1):130-141. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.05.066.

YAP and TAZ are essential for basal and squamous cell carcinoma initiation. Debaugnies M, Sánchez-Danés A, Rorive S, Raphaël M, Liagre M, Parent MA, Brisebarre A, Salmon I, Blanpain C. EMBO Rep. 2018 Jun 6. pii: e45809. doi: 10.15252/embr.201845809. [Epub ahead of print]

A Rapid CRISPR/Cas-based Mutagenesis Assay in Zebrafish for Identification of Genes Involved in Thyroid Morphogenesis and Function. Trubiroha A1,2, Gillotay P1, Giusti N1, Gacquer D1, Libert F1, Lefort A1, Haerlingen B1, De Deken X1, Opitz R3,4, Costagliola S5.Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 4;8(1):5647. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24036-4.

Human-Specific NOTCH2NL Genes Expand Cortical Neurogenesis through Delta/Notch Regulation. Suzuki IK, Gacquer D, Van Heurck R, Kumar D, Wojno M, Bilheu A, Herpoel A, Lambert N, Cheron J, Polleux F, Detours V, Vanderhaeghen P. Cell. 2018 May 31;173(6):1370-1384.e16. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.067. Epub 2018 May 31. PMID: 29856955

Early lineage segregation of multipotent embryonic mammary gland progenitors. Wuidart A, Sifrim A, Fioramonti M, Matsumura S, Brisebarre A, Brown D, Centonze A, Dannau A, Dubois C, Van Keymeulen A, Voet T, Blanpain C. Nat Cell Biol. 2018 May 21. doi: 10.1038/s41556-018-0095-2. PMID: 29784918

Universality of clone dynamics during tissue development. Rulands S, Lescroart F, Chabab S, Hindley CJ, Prior N, Sznurkowska MK, Huch M, Philpott A, Blanpain C, Simons BD. Nat Phys. 2018 May;14(5):469-474. doi: 10.1038/s41567-018-0055-6. Epub 2018 Feb 26. PMID: 29736183

3D imaging in the postmortem human brain with CLARITY and CUBIC Ando K., Laborde Q., Brion JP and Duckaerts C. Handb. Clin. Neurol. 150:303-317. 2018.

Defining the earliest step of cardiovascular lineage segregation by single-cell RNA-seq. Lescroart F, Wang X, Lin X, Swedlund B, Gargouri S, Sanchez-Danes A, Moignard V, Dubois C, Paulissen C, Kinston S, Gottgens B and Blanpain C.  Science. 2018.


Tonically Active a2 Subunit-Containing Glycine Receptors Regulate the Excitability of Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons.
Molchanova SM1, Comhair J1,2, Karadurmus D1, Piccart E2, Harvey RJ3,4, Rigo JM2, Schiffmann SN1, Brône B2, Gall D1.Front Mol Neurosci. 2018 Jan 9;10:442. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2017.00442. eCollection 2017.

Fibroblasts derived from patients with opsismodysplasia display SHIP2-specific cell migration and adhesion defects.
Ghosh S, Huber C, Siour Q, Sousa SB, Wright M, Cormier-Daire V, Erneux C.
Hum Mutat. 2017 Dec;38(12):1731-1739. doi: 10.1002/humu.23321. PMID: 28869677

Scaffold-Based and Scaffold-Free Testicular Organoids from Primary Human Testicular Cells.
Baert Y, Rombaut C, Goossens E.
Methods Mol Biol. 2017 Jul 4. doi: 10.1007/7651_2017_48. PMID: 28674937

Lineage-Restricted Mammary Stem Cells Sustain th Development, Homeostasis, and Regeneration of the Estrogen Receptor Positive Lineage. Van Keymeulen A., Fioramonti M, Centonze A, Bouvencourt G, Achouri Y, Blanpain C. , Cell Rep. 2017 Aug 15;20(7):1525-1532. doi: 10.1016/j. celrep.2017.07.066

MHC class II expression and potential antigen-presenting cells in the retina during experimental autoimmune uveitis. Lipski DA, Dewispelaere R., Foucart V., Caspers LE, Defrance M., Bruyns C. and Willermain F., J. Neuroinflammation. 2017 Jul 18. doi: 10.1186/s12974-017-0915-5.

Phosphodiesterase 3A: a new player in development of interstitial cells of Cajal and a prospective target in gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST). Vandenberghe P, Hagué P, Hockman SC, Manganiello VC, Demetter P, Erneux C and Vanderwinden JM., Oncotarget. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.17010. [Epub ahead of print]

Primary Human Testicular Cells Self-Organize into Organoids with Testicular Properties. Baert Y., De Kock Y., Alves-Lopes J.P., Soder O., Stukenborg J.B. and Goossens E., Stem Cell Reports 8(1): 30-38. 2017.

Defining stem cell dynamics and migration during wound healing in mouse skin epidermis. Aragona M, Dekoninck S, Rulands S, Lenglez S, Mascré G, Simons BD, Blanpain C.Nat Commun. 2017 Mar 1;8:14684. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14684. PMID:    28248284


Thrombospondin 1 protects pancreatic beta-cells from lipotoxicity via the PERK-NRF2 pathway. Cunha DA, Cito M, Carlsson PO, Vanderwinden JM, Molkentin JD, Bugliani M, Marchetti P, Eizirik DL, Cnop M., Cell Death Differ. 2016 Sep 2 doi: 10.1038/cdd.2016.89 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27588705.

BiDiFuse: a FIJI plugin for fusing bi-directionally recorded microscopic image volumes. Detrez, J. R., Vanderwinden, J. M., Barbier, M., Verschuuren, M., Nuydens, R., Langlois, X., Timmermans, J. P., and De Vos, W. H. Bioinformatics.  8-8-2016.

Defining the clonal dynamics leading to mouse skin tumour initiation.
Sánchez-Danés A, Hannezo E, Larsimont JC, Liagre M, Youssef KK, Simons BD, Blanpain C.
Nature. 2016 Jul 8. doi: 10.1038/nature19069. [Epub ahead of print]MID: 27459053

Early-onset Purkinje cell dysfunction underlies cerebellar ataxia in peroxisomal multifunctional protein-2 deficiency.
De Munter S, Verheijden S, Vanderstuyft E, Malheiro AR, Brites P, Gall D, Schiffmann SN, Baes M.
Neurobiol Dis. 2016 Jun 25;94:157-168. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2016.06.012. [Epub ahead of print]


Quantitative lineage tracing strategies to resolve multipotency in tissue-specific stem cells.
Wuidart A., Ousset M., Rulands S., Simons BD, Van Keymeulen A., Blanpain C.
Genes Dev. 2016 jun 1;30(11):1261-77. doi:10.1101/gad/280057.116. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

The SHIP2 interactor Myo1c is required for cell migration in 1321 N1 glioblastoma cells.
Edimo WE, Ramos AR, Ghosh S, Vanderwinden JM, Erneux C.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016 May 28. pii: S0006-291X(16)30904-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.05.154. [Epub ahead of print]

Striatopallidal Neuron NMDA Receptors Control Synaptic Connectivity, Locomotor, and Goal-Directed Behaviors.
Lambot L, Chaves Rodriguez E, Houtteman D, Li Y, Schiffmann SN, Gall D, de Kerchove d’Exaerde A. J Neurosci. 2016 May 4;36(18):4976-92. doi: 10.1523/j. Neurosci..2717-15.2016. PMID: 27147651

Uncovering the Number and Clonal Dynamics of Mesp1 Progenitors during Heart Morphogenesis.
Chabab S, Lescroart F, Rulands S, Mathiah N, Simons BD, Blanpain C.Cell Rep. 2016 Jan 5;14(1):1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.12.013. Epub 2015 Dec 24. PMID: 26725109

Mesp1 controls the speed, polarity, and directionality of cardiovascular progenitor migration.
Chiapparo G, Lin X, Lescroart F, Chabab S, Paulissen C, Pitisci L, Bondue A, Blanpain C., J. Cell Biol. 2016 May 23;213(4):463-77.doi: 10.1083/jcb.201505082. Epub 2016 May 16. PMID: 27185833

SHIP2 controls plasma membrane PI(4,5)P2 thereby participating in the control of cell migration in 1321 N1 glioblastoma,
Edimo, W. E., Ghosh, S., Derua, R., Janssens, V., Waelkens, E., Vanderwinden, J. M., Robe, P., and Erneux, J. Cell Sci. 2016 Jan 29. doi: 10.1242/jcs.179663 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26826186

Transient PLK4 overexpression accelerates tumorigenesis in p53-deficient epidermis.
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In Situ Characterization of Splenic Brucella melitensis Reservoir Cells during the Chronic Phase of Infection in Susceptible Mice.
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Reactivation of multipotency by oncogenic PIK3CA induces breast tumour heterogeneity.
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Modulation of Ciliary Phosphoinositide Content Regulates Trafficking and Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Output.
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ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 are differentially expressed on blood-retinal barrier cells during experimental autoimmune uveitis.
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Sox9 Controls Self-Renewal of Oncogene Targeted Cells and Links Tumor Initiation and Invasion.
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Organ-specific neurodegeneration in triple A syndrome-related achalasia.
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Regulation of NGF-driven neurite outgrowth by Ins(1,4,5)P3 kinase is specifically associated with the two isoenzymes Itpka and Itpkb in a model of PC12 cells.
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Area-specific reestablishment of damaged circuits in the adult cerebral cortex by cortical neurons derived from mouse embryonic stem cells.
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A BCL6/BCOR/SIRT1 Complex Triggers Neurogenesis and Suppresses Medulloblastoma by Repressing Sonic Hedgehog Signaling.
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Subcellular structural plasticity caused by the absence of the fast Ca2+ buffer calbindin D-28k in recurrent collaterals of cerebellar Purkinje neurons.
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Functional Zebrafish Studies Based on Human Genotyping Point to Netrin-1 as a Link Between Aberrant Cardiovascular Development and Thyroid Dysgenesis.
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Early lineage restriction in temporally distinct populations of Mesp1 progenitors during mammalian heart development.
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Brucella melitensis invades murine erythrocytes during infection.
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Three-dimensional visualization of termite (Apicotermitinae) enteric valve using confocal laser scanning microscopy.
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SOX2 controls tumour initiation and cancer stem-cell functions in squamous-cell carcinoma.
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Phosphorylated SHIP2 on Y1135 localizes at focal adhesions and at the mitotic spindle in cancer cell lines.
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Ephrin-b1 controls the columnar distribution of cortical pyramidal neurons by restricting their tangential migration.
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Parvalbumin tunes spike-timing and efferent short-term plasticity in striatal fast spiking interneurons.
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FACS Array Profiling Identifies Ecto-5′ Nucleotidase as a Striatopallidal Neuron-Specific Gene Involved in Striatal-Dependent Learning.
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Interstitial cells of Cajal integrate excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmission with intestinal slow-wave activity.
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A role for Sv2c in basal ganglia functions.
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Pyramidal neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells integrate efficiently into mouse brain circuits in vivo.
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BRCA1 deficiency in skin epidermis leads to selective loss of hair follicle stem cells and their progeny.
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Neuronal Nogo-A negatively regulates dendritic morphology and synaptic transmission in the cerebellum.
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Transgenic zebrafish illuminate the dynamics of thyroid morphogenesis and its relationship to cardiovascular development.
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Adult interfollicular tumour-initiating cells are reprogrammed into an embryonic hair follicle progenitor-like fate during basal cell carcinoma initiation.
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BCL6 controls neurogenesis through Sirt1-dependent epigenetic repression of selective Notch targets.
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Multipotent and unipotent progenitors contribute to prostate postnatal development.
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Distinct contribution of stem and progenitor cells to epidermal maintenance.
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SHIP2 signalling at the plasma membrane, in the nucleus and at focal contacts.
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Defining the mode of tumour growth by clonal analysis.
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Death Protein 5 and p53-Upregulated Modulator of Apoptosis Mediate the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Mitochondrial Dialog Triggering Lipotoxic Rodent and Human β-Cell Apoptosis.
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In Situ Microscopy Analysis Reveals Local Innate Immune Response Developed around Brucella Infected Cells in Resistant and Susceptible Mice.
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ENDOGLIN/CD105 is expressed in KIT positive cells in the gut and in gastrointestinal stromal tumours.
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Differential regulation of motor control and response to dopaminergic drugs by D1R and D2R neurons in distinct dorsal striatum subregions.
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A vascular niche and a VEGF-Nrp1 loop regulate the initiation and stemness of skin tumours.
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Distinct stem cells contribute to mammary gland development and maintenance.
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Long live sox2: sox2 lasts a lifetime.
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Aminopyridines correct early dysfunction and delay neurodegeneration in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 1.
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Identifying the cellular origin of squamous skin tumors.
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Eomesodermin induces Mesp1 expression and cardiac differentiation from embryonic stem cells in the absence of Activin.
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Defining the earliest step of cardiovascular progenitor specification during embryonic stem cell differentiation.
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Distribution of SV2C mRNA and protein expression in the mouse brain with a particular emphasis on the basal ganglia system.
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Mesp1: a key regulator of cardiovascular lineage commitment.
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Plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase overexpression depletes both mitochondrial and endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ stores and triggers apoptosis in insulin-secreting BRIN-BD11 cells.
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p53 up-regulated modulator of apoptosis (PUMA) activation contributes to pancreatic beta-cell apoptosis induced by proinflammatory cytokines and endoplasmic reticulum stress.
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Bcl-2 and accelerated DNA repair mediates resistance of hair follicle bulge stem cells to DNA-damage-induced cell death.
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PGC-1alpha down-regulation affects the antioxidant response in Friedreich’s ataxia.
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Identification of the cell lineage at the origin of basal cell carcinoma.
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Nucleoside analog stavudine depletes mitochondrial DNA with no organelle loss in mouse oocytes.
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Curr HIV Res. 2010 Mar;8(2):127-33.

Fusogenic activity of cationic lipids and lipid shape distribution.
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Grafting neural precursor cells promotes functional recovery in an SCA1 mouse model.
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Epidermal progenitors give rise to Merkel cells during embryonic development and adult homeostasis.
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Generation of cortical neurons from mouse embryonic stem cells.
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Kit K641E oncogene up-regulates Sprouty homolog 4 and trophoblast glycoprotein in interstitial cells of Cajal in a murine model of gastrointestinal stromal tumours.
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An intrinsic mechanism of corticogenesis from embryonic stem cells.
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Mesp1 acts as a master regulator of multipotent cardiovascular progenitor specification.
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Temporal regulation of ephrin/Eph signalling is required for the spatial patterning of the mammalian striatum.
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The association between the SH2-containing inositol polyphosphate 5-Phosphatase 2 (SHIP2) and the adaptor protein APS has an impact on biochemical properties of both partners.
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The majority of multipotent epidermal stem cells do not protect their genome by asymmetrical chromosome segregation.
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Stem cell factor and mesenchymal and neural stem cell transplantation in a rat model of Huntington’s disease.
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Expression of Cre recombinase in dopaminoceptive neurons.
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The distribution of interstitial cells of Cajal in the ileum is not altered by infection with Schistosoma mansoni.
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J Vector Borne Dis. 2007 Jun;44(2):90-7.


Rhophilin-2 is targeted to late-endosomal structures of the vesicular machinery in the presence of activated RhoB.
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Subtractive hybridization unravels a role for the ion cotransporter NKCC1 in the murine intestinal pacemaker.
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Targeted calretinin expression in granule cells of calretinin-null mice restores normal cerebellar functions.
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Accelerated intestinal transit in inbred mice with an increased number of interstitial cells of Cajal.
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Contribution of the carboxyl terminus of the VPAC1 receptor to agonist-induced receptor phosphorylation, internalization, and recycling.
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Differences in signaling pathways and expression level of the phosphoinositide phosphatase SHIP1 between two oncogenic mutants of the receptor tyrosine kinase KIT.
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Ephrin signalling controls brain size by regulating apoptosis of neural progenitors.
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Interstitial cells of Cajal are involved in the afferent limb of the rectoanal inhibitory reflex.
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SHIP2 interaction with the cytoskeletal protein Vinexin.
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Smoothelin-a is essential for functional intestinal smooth muscle contractility in mice.
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Gastroenterology. 2005 Nov;129(5):1592-601.

Subtractive hybridization unravels a role for the ion cotransporter NKCC1 in the murine intestinal pacemaker.
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The Polycomb group protein EZH2 directly controls DNA methylation.
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WZsGreen/+: a new green fluorescent protein knock-in mouse model for the study of KIT-expressing cells in gut and cerebellum.
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Physiol Genomics. 2005 Aug 11;22(3):412-21. Epub 2005 Jun 14.


Impaired neuromuscular transmission and skeletal muscle fiber necrosis in mice lacking Na/Ca exchanger 3.
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