ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-001109-3
Tallafuss, Alexandra
Email: tallafuss@uoneuro.uoregon.edu
Affiliation: Eisen Lab
Address: Institute of Neuroscience 1254 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-1254 USA
Phone: (541) 346-4539
Fax: (541) 346-4548
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Tallafuss, A., Kelly, M., Gay, L., Gibson, D., Batzel, P., Karfilis, K.V., Eisen, J., Stankunas, K., Postlethwait, J.H., Washbourne, P. (2015) Transcriptomes of post-mitotic neurons identify the usage of alternative pathways during adult and embryonic neuronal differentiation. BMC Genomics. 16:1100
Tallafuss, A., Gibson, D., Morcos, P., Li, Y., Seredick, S., Eisen, J., and Washbourne, P. (2012) Turning gene function ON and OFF using sense and antisense photo-morpholinos in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 139(9):1691-1699
Phillips, J.B., Blanco-Sanchez, B., Lentz, J.J., Tallafuss, A., Khanobdee, K., Sampath, S., Jacobs, Z.G., Han, P.F., Mishra, M., Williams, D.S., Keats, B.J., Washbourne, P., and Westerfield, M. (2011) Harmonin (Ush1c) is required in zebrafish Muller glial cells for photoreceptor synaptic development and function. Disease models & mechanisms. 4(6):786-800
Davey, C., Tallafuss, A., and Washbourne, P. (2010) Differential expression of neuroligin genes in the nervous system of zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 239(2):703-714
Tallafuss, A., Trepman, A., and Eisen, J.S. (2009) DeltaA mRNA and protein distribution in the zebrafish nervous system. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 238(12):3226-3236
Tallafuss, A., and Eisen, J.S. (2008) The Met receptor tyrosine kinase prevents zebrafish primary motoneurons from expressing an incorrect neurotransmitter. Neural Development. 3:18
Hale, L.A., Tallafuss, A., Yan, Y.L., Dudley, L., Eisen, J.S., and Postlethwait, J.H. (2006) Characterization of the retinoic acid receptor genes raraa, rarab and rarg during zebrafish development. Gene Expression Patterns. 6(5):546-555
Tallafuss, A., Hale, L.A., Yan, Y.L., Dudley, L., Eisen, J.S., and Postlethwait, J.H. (2006) Characterization of retinoid-X receptor genes rxra, rxrba, rxrbb and rxrg during zebrafish development. Gene Expression Patterns. 6(5):556-565
Beis, D., Bartman, T., Jin, S.W., Scott, I.C., D'Amico, L.A., Ober, E.A., Verkade, H., Frantsve, J., Field, H.A., Wehman, A., Baier, H., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., Chen, J.N., Stainier, D.Y., and Jungblut, B. (2005) Genetic and cellular analyses of zebrafish atrioventricular cushion and valve development. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(18):4193-4204
Holzschuh, J., Wada, N., Wada, C., Schaffer, A., Javidan, Y., Tallafuss, A., Bally-Cuif, L., and Schilling, T.F. (2005) Requirements for endoderm and BMP signaling in sensory neurogenesis in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(16):3731-3742
Ninkovic, J., Tallafuss, A., Leucht, C., Topczewski, J., Tannhäuser, B., Solnica-Krezel, L., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2005) Inhibition of neurogenesis at the zebrafish midbrain-hindbrain boundary by the combined and dose-dependent activity of a new hairy/E(spl) gene pair. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(1):75-88
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Tracing of her5 progeny in zebrafish transgenics reveals the dynamics of midbrain-hindbrain neurogenesis and maintenance. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(18):4307-4323
Tallafuss, A., Adolf, B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) Selective control of neuronal cluster size at the forebrain/midbrain boundary by signaling from the prechordal plate. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 227(4):524-535
Geling, A., Itoh, M., Tallafuss, A., Chapouton, P., Tannhauser, B., Kuwada, J.Y., Chitnis, A.B., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2003) bHLH transcription factor Her5 links patterning to regional inhibition of neurogenesis at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(8):1591-1604
Tallafuss, A. (2003) The induction and early development of the midbrain-hindbrain in the embryonic zebrafish. Ph.D. Thesis.
Tallafuss, A. and Bally-Cuif, L. (2002) Formation of the head-trunk boundary in the animal body plan: an evolutionary perspective. Gene. 287(1-2):23-32
Tallafuss, A., Wilm, T.P., Crozatier, M., Pfeffer, P., Wassef, M., and Bally-Cuif, L. (2001) The zebrafish buttonhead-like factor Bts1 is an early regulator of pax2.1 expression during mid-hindbrain development. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(20):4021-4034