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Kontarakis, Zacharias
Affiliation: Stainier Lab
Address: Dept. III - Developmental Genetics Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research Ludwigstrasse 43 61231 Bad Nauheim Germany
Country: Germany
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8825-8513


Mukherjee, D., Wagh, G., Mokalled, M.H., Kontarakis, Z., Dickson, A.L., Rayrikar, A., Günther, S., Poss, K.D., Stainier, D.Y.R., Patra, C. (2020) Ccn2a/Ctgfa is an injury-induced matricellular factor that promotes cardiac regeneration in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 148(2):
Carlantoni, C., Allanki, S., Kontarakis, Z., Rossi, A., Piesker, J., Günther, S., Stainier, D.Y.R. (2020) Tie1 regulates zebrafish cardiac morphogenesis through tolloid-like 1 expression. Developmental Biology. 469:54-67
Serobyan, V., Kontarakis, Z., El-Brolosy, M.A., Welker, J.M., Tolstenkov, O., Saadeldein, A.M., Retzer, N., Gottschalk, A., Wehman, A.M., Stainier, D.Y. (2020) Transcriptional adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans. eLIFE. 9:
El-Brolosy, M.A., Kontarakis, Z., Rossi, A., Kuenne, C., Günther, S., Fukuda, N., Kikhi, K., Boezio, G.L.M., Takacs, C.M., Lai, S.L., Fukuda, R., Gerri, C., Giraldez, A.J., Stainier, D.Y.R. (2019) Genetic compensation triggered by mutant mRNA degradation. Nature. 568(7751):193-197
Kontarakis, Z., Rossi, A., Ramas, S., Dellinger, M.T., Stainier, D.Y.R. (2018) Mir-126 is a conserved modulator of lymphatic development. Developmental Biology. 437(2):120-130
Sawamiphak, S., Kontarakis, Z., Filosa, A., Reischauer, S., Stainier, D.Y.R. (2017) Transient cardiomyocyte fusion regulates cardiac development in zebrafish. Nature communications. 8:1525
Patra, C., Kontarakis, Z., Kaur, H., Rayrikar, A., Mukherjee, D., Stainier, D.Y.R. (2017) The zebrafish ventricle: A hub of cardiac endothelial cells for in vitro cell behavior studies. Scientific Reports. 7:2687
Rossi, A., Kontarakis, Z., Gerri, C., Nolte, H., Hölper, S., Krüger, M., Stainier, D.Y. (2015) Genetic compensation induced by deleterious mutations but not gene knockdowns. Nature. 524(7564):230-3
Stainier, D.Y., Kontarakis, Z., Rossi, A. (2015) Making sense of anti-sense data. Developmental Cell. 32:7-8
Sawamiphak, S., Kontarakis, Z., Stainier, D.Y. (2014) Interferon Gamma Signaling Positively Regulates Hematopoietic Stem Cell Emergence. Developmental Cell. 31:640-653