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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970424-93
Sawada, Atsushi
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Affiliation: Group of Animal Morphogenesis During Development
Address: Department of Developmental Biology Washington University School of Medicine 4566 Scott Avenue St. Louis, MO 63110 USA
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Phone: (314) 362-9398
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Somitogenesis in the zebrafish embryo.


PUBLICATIONS
Williams, M.L.K., Sawada, A., Budine, T., Yin, C., Gontarz, P., Solnica-Krezel, L. (2018) Gon4l regulates notochord boundary formation and cell polarity underlying axis extension by repressing adhesion genes. Nature communications. 9:1319
Li-Villarreal, N., Forbes, M.M., Loza, A.J., Chen, J., Ma, T., Helde, K., Moens, C.B., Shin, J., Sawada, A., Hindes, A.E., Dubrulle, J., Schier, A.F., Longmore, G.D., Marlow, F.L., Solnica-Krezel, L. (2015) Dachsous1b cadherin regulates actin and microtubule cytoskeleton during early zebrafish embryogenesis. Development (Cambridge, England). 142(15):2704-18
Liu, F., Bhang, S.H., Arentson, E., Sawada, A., Kim, C.K., Kang, I., Yu, J., Sakurai, N., Kim, S.H., Yoo, J.J., Kim, P., Pahng, S.H., Xia, Y., Solnica-Krezel, L., and Choi, K. (2013) Enhanced hemangioblast generation and improved vascular repair and regeneration from embryonic stem cells by defined transcription factors. Stem Cell Reports. 1(2):166-182
Roszko, I., Sawada, A., and Solnica-Krezel, L. (2009) Regulation of convergence and extension movements during vertebrate gastrulation by the Wnt/PCP pathway. Seminars in cell & developmental biology. 20(8):986-997
Yokoi, H., Shimada, A., Carl, M., Takashima, S., Kobayashi, D., Narita, T., Jindo, T., Kimura, T., Kitagawa, T., Kage, T., Sawada, A., Naruse, K., Asakawa, S., Shimizu, N., Mitani, H., Shima, A., Tsutsumi, M., Hori, H., Wittbrodt, J., Saga, Y., Ishikawa, Y., Araki, K., and Takeda, H. (2007) Mutant analyses reveal different functions of fgfr1 in medaka and zebrafish despite conserved ligand-receptor relationships. Developmental Biology. 304(1):326-337
Sawada, A., Nishizaki, Y., Sato, H., Yada, Y., Nakayama, R., Yamamoto, S., Nishioka, N., Kondoh, H., and Sasaki, H. (2005) Tead proteins activate the Foxa2 enhancer in the node in cooperation with a second factor. Development (Cambridge, England). 132(21):4719-4729
Nikaido, M., Kawakami, A., Sawada, A., Furutani-Seiki, M., Takeda, H., and Araki, K. (2002) Tbx24, encoding a T-box protein, is mutated in the zebrafish somite-segmentation mutant fused somites. Nature Genetics. 31(2):195-199
Sawada, A., Shinya, M., Jiang, Y.J., Kawakami, A., Kuroiwa, A., and Takeda, H. (2001) Fgf/MAPK signalling is a crucial positional cue in somite boundary formation. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(23):4873-4880
Shinya, M., Koshida, S., Sawada, A., Kuroiwa, A., and Takeda, H. (2001) Fgf signalling through MAPK cascade is required for development of the subpallial telencephalon in zebrafish embryos. Development (Cambridge, England). 128(21):4153-4164
Sawada, A., Saga, Y., and Takeda, H. (2000) Zebrafish somitogenesis-roles of mesp- and hairy-related genes. Tanpakushitsu kakusan koso. Protein, nucleic acid, enzyme. 45(17):2738-2744
Sawada, A., Fritz, A., Jiang, Y., Yamamoto, A., Yamasu, K., Kuroiwa, A., Saga, Y., and Takeda, H. (2000) Zebrafish Mesp family genes, mesp-a and mesp-b are segmentally expressed in the presomitic mesoderm, and Mesp-b confers the anterior identity to the developing somites. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(8):1691-1702

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