ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-658
Cerdà, Joan
Email: joan.cerda@irta.es
Address: Lab IRTA-ICM CMIMA-CSIC Passeig Maritim 37-49 Barcelona, 08003 Spain including Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla
Phone: 34-93-2309531
Fax: 34-93-2309555

Research interests are: molecular and cellular mechanisms during oogenesis, folliculogenesis, and oocyte differentiation and maturation. Aquaporins in oocytes and embryos.

Chauvigné, F., Ducat, C., Ferré, A., Hansen, T., Carrascal, M., Abián, J., Finn, R.N., Cerdà, J. (2021) A multiplier peroxiporin signal transduction pathway powers piscine spermatozoa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118(10):
Chauvigné, F., Ferré, A., Cerdà, J. (2021) The Xenopus Oocyte as an Expression System for Functional Analyses of Fish Aquaporins. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2218:11-28
Eskova, A., Chauvigné, F., Maischein, H.M., Ammelburg, M., Cerdà, J., Nüsslein-Volhard, C., Irion, U. (2017) Gain-of-function mutations of mau/DrAqp3a influence zebrafish pigment pattern formation through the tissue environment. Development (Cambridge, England). 144(11):2059-2069
Bedford-Guaus, S.J., Chauvigné, F., Mejía-Ramírez, E., Martí, M., Ventura-Rubio, A., Raya, Á., Cerdà, J., Veiga, A. (2016) Expression of the T85A mutant of zebrafish aquaporin 3b improves post-thaw survival of cryopreserved early mammalian embryos. Zygote (Cambridge, England). 24(6):839-847
Chauvigné, F., Zapater, C., Stavang, J.A., Taranger, G.L., Cerdà, J., Finn, R.N. (2015) The pH sensitivity of Aqp0 channels in tetraploid and diploid teleosts. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 29(5):2172-84
Kanagaraj, P., Gautier-Stein, A., Riedel, D., Schomburg, C., Cerdà, J., Vollack, N., Dosch, R. (2014) Souffle/Spastizin Controls Secretory Vesicle Maturation during Zebrafish Oogenesis. PLoS Genetics. 10:e1004449
Morató, R., Chauvigné, F., Novo, S., Bonet, S., and Cerdà, J. (2014) Enhanced water and cryoprotectant permeability of porcine oocytes after artificial expression of human and zebrafish aquaporin-3 channels. Molecular reproduction and development. 81(5):450-61
Zapater, C., Chauvigné, F., Norberg, B., Finn, R.N., and Cerdà, J. (2011) Dual neofunctionalization of a rapidly evolving aquaporin-1 paralog resulted in constrained and relaxed traits controlling channel function during meiosis resumption in teleosts. Mol. Biol. Evol.. 28(11):3151-69
Chauvigné, F., Lubzens, E., and Cerdà, J. (2011) Design and characterization of genetically engineered zebrafish aquaporin-3 mutants highly permeable to the cryoprotectant ethylene glycol. BMC Biotechnology. 11:34
Cerdà, J., and Finn, R.N. (2010) Piscine aquaporins: an overview of recent advances. Journal of experimental zoology. Part A, Ecological genetics and physiology. 313(10):623-650
Forné, I., Abián, J., and Cerdà, J. (2010) Fish proteome analysis: model organisms and non-sequenced species. Proteomics. 10(4):858-872
Castillo, J., Crespo, D., Capilla, E., Diaz, M., Chauvigne, F., Cerdà, J., and Planas, J.V. (2009) Evolutionary structural and functional conservation of an ortholog of the GLUT2 glucose transporter gene (SLC2A2) in zebrafish. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology. 297(5):R1570-R1581
Agulleiro, M.J., Andre, M., Morais, S., Cerda, J., and Babin, P.J. (2007) High Transcript Level of Fatty Acid-Binding Protein 11 But Not of Very Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor Is Correlated to Ovarian Follicle Atresia in a Teleost Fish (Solea senegalensis). Biology of reproduction. 77(3):504-516
Tingaud-Sequeira, A., and Cerda, J. (2007) Phylogenetic relationships and gene expression pattern of three different cathepsin L (Ctsl) isoforms in zebrafish: Ctsla is the putative yolk processing enzyme. Gene. 386(1-2):98-106
Cerdà, J., Gründ, C., Franke, W.W., and Brand, M. (2002) Molecular characterization of calymmin, a novel notochord sheath-associated extracellular matrix protein in the zebrafish embryo. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 224(2):200-209
Cerdà, J., Reidenbach, S., Prätzel, S., and Franke, W.W. (1999) Cadherin-catenin complexes during zebrafish oogenesis: heterotypic junctions between oocytes and follicle cells. Biology of reproduction. 61(3):692-704
Cerdà, J., Conrad, M., Markl, J., Brand, M., and Herrmann, H. (1998) Zebrafish vimentin: molecular characterization, assembly properties and developmental expression. European journal of cell biology. 77:175-187

Cerdà J.L., Petrino T.R. and Wallace R.A. (1993). Functional heterologous gap junctions in Fundulus ovarian follicles maintain meiotic arrest and permit hydration during oocyte maturation. Developmental Biology 160, 228-235.

Cerdà J., Carrillo M., Zanuy S., Ramos J. and de la Higuera M. (1994). Influence of nutritional composition of diet on sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax L., reproductive performance and egg and larval quality. Aquaculture 128, 345-361.

Cerdà J., Carrillo M., Zanuy S. and Ramos J. (1994). Effect of food ration on annual estrogen and vitellogenin plasma levels, fecundity and larval survival in captive sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax: preliminary observations. Aquatic Living Resources 7, 255-266.

Kah O., Zanuy S., Pradelles P., Cerdà J.L. and Carrillo M. (1994). An Enzyme immunoassay for salmon-GnRH and its application to the study of the effects of diet on brain and pituitary GnRH in the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.). General and Comparative Endocrinology 95, 464-474.

Cerdà J., Zanuy S., Carrillo M., Ramos J. and Serrano R. (1995). Short- and long-term dietary effects on female sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): seasonal changes in plasma profiles of lipids and sex steroids in relation to reproduction. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 111C, 83-91.

Carrillo M., Zanuy S., Prat F., Cerdà J., Ramos J., Mañanós E. and Bromage N. (1995). Sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). In: Broodstock Management and Egg and Larval Quality (R.J. Roberts and N. Bromage, eds), pp 138-168, Blackwell Science Ltd., Oxford, Great Britain.

Carrillo M., Zanuy S., Prat F., Cerdà J., Mañanós E., Bromage N., Ramos J. and Kah O. (1995). Nutritional and photoperiodic effects on hormonal cycles and quality of spawning in the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 45, 204-209.

Cerdà J., Petrino T.R., Lin Y.-W.P. and Wallace R.A. (1995). Inhibition of Fundulus heteroclitus oocyte maturation in vitro by serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine). Journal of Experimental Zoology 273, 224-233.

Subhedar N., Cerdà J. and Wallace R.A. (1996). Neuropeptide Y in the forebrain and retina of the killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus. Cell and Tissue Research 283, 313-323.

Cerdà J., Calman, B.G., LaFleur G.J. Jr. and Limesand S. (1996). Pattern of vitellogenesis and follicle maturational competence during the ovarian follicular cycle of Fundulus heteroclitus. General and Comparative Endocrinology 103, 24-35.

Cerdà J., Selman K. and Wallace R.A. (1996). Observations on oocyte maturation and hydration in vitro in the black sea bass, Centropristis striata (Serranidae). Aquatic Living Resources 9, 325-335.

Garcia-Rejón L., Sanchez-Muros M.J., Cerdà J. and de la Higuera M. (1997). Fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase activity in liver and gonads of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Influence of diet composition and stage of the reproductive cycle. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 16, 93-105.

Cerdà J., Petrino T.R., Landin A.M. and Lin Y.-W.P. (1997). Effects of the isoquinolinesulfonamide H-8 on Fundulus heteroclitus ovarian follicles: Role of cyclic nucleotide-dependent protein kinases on steroidogenesis and oocyte maturation in vitro. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 117C, 75-81.

Cerdà J., Petrino T.R., Greenberg M.J. and Wallace R.A. (1997). Pharmacology of the serotonergic inhibition of steroid-induced reinitiation of oocyte meiosis in the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus. Molecular Reproduction and Development 48, 282-291.

Subhedar N., Cerdà J., Calman B. and Wallace R.A. (1997). Changes in forebrain and pituitary dopamine and serotonin contents of female Fundulus during its biweekly reproductive cycle. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 118A, 577-584.

Cerdà J., Zanuy S. and Carrillo M. (1997). Evidence for dietary effects on plasma levels of sexual steroids during spermatogenesis in the sea bass. Aquaculture International 5, 473-477.

Cerdà J., Selman K., Hsiao S.-H. and Wallace R.A. (1997). Evidence for the differential regulation of ovarian follicle responsiveness to human chorionic gonadotropin in vitro in a serranid teleost, Centropristis striata. Aquaculture 159, 143-157.

Cerdà J., Reich G., Wallace R.A. and Selman K. (1998). Serotonin inhibition of steroid-induced meiotic maturation in the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus: role of cyclic AMP and protein kinases. Molecular Reproduction and Development 49, 333-341.

Cerdà J., Subhedar N., Reich G., Wallace R.A. and Selman K. (1998). Oocyte sensitivity to serotonergic regulation during the follicular cycle of the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus. Biology of Reproduction 59, 53-61.

Sorbera L., Asturiano J.F., Carillo M., Cerdà J., Kime D. and Zanuy S. (1999). In vitro oocyte maturation in the sea bass: effects of hCG, pituitary extract and steroids. Journal of Fish Biology 55, 9-25.

Carrillo M., Zanuy S., Oyen F., Cerdà J., Navas J.M. and Ramos, J. (2000). Some criteria of the quality of the progeny as indicators of physiological broodstock fitness. In: Recent Advances in Mediterranean Aquaculture Finfish Species Diversification. Proc. Sem. CIHEAM Network on Technology of Aquaculture in the Mediterranean (TECAM), Zaragoza, Spain, 24-28 may, 1999. Cah. Options Méditerr.Vol 47, 2000, pp 61-73.

Selman K., Wallace R.A. and Cerdà J. (2001). Bafilomycin A1 inhibits proteolytic cleavage and hydration but not yolk crystal disassembly and meiosis during maturation of sea bass oocytes. Journal of Experimental Zoology 290, 265-278

García-Reyero N., Raldúa D., Llaveria G., Cerdà J., Barceló D., Grimalt J.O., Piña B. (2004). Use of vitellogenin mRNA as a marker for endocrine disruption in feral and caged fish. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 378:670-675.

Fabra M., Cerdà J. (2004). Ovarian cysteine proteinases in the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus: molecular cloning and gene expression during vitellogenesis and oocyte maturation. Molecular Reproduction and Development 67:282-294.

Santos C.R.A., Estevao M.D., Fuentes J., Cardoso J.C.R., Fabra M., Detmers F.J., Deen P.M.T., Cerdà J., Power D.M. (2004). Isolation of a novel aquaglyceroporin from a marine teleost (Sparus auratus): function and tissue distribution. Journal of Experimental Biology 207:1217-1227.

Fabra M., Raldúa D., Power D.M., Deen M.T., Cerdà J. (2005). Marine fish egg hydration is aquaporin-mediated. Science 307:545.

LaFleur G.J.Jr., Raldúa D., Fabra M., Carnevali O., Denslow N., Wallace R.A., Cerdà J. (2005). Derivation of major yolk proteins from parental vitellogenins and alternative processing during oocyte maturation in Fundulus heteroclitus. Biology of Reproduction 73:815-824.