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ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-140206-1
Rotllant Lab
PI/Director: Rotllant, Josep
Contact Person: Rotllant, Josep
Email: rotllant@iim.csic.es
URL: http://www.iim.csic.es/estructura_seccion.php?secc=50&lin=12
Address: Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC) Eduardo Cabello 6 Vigo. Pontevedra, E-36208 Spain including Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla
Country: Spain
Phone: +34 986 231 930 ext 288
Fax: +34 986 292 762
Line Designation: iim

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Musculoskeletal and integumentary system development

Lab Members

Paula Suarez-Bregua (PhD student)
Laura Cal (PhD student)
Laura Tamargo (Technical staff)


Cal, L., Suarez-Bregua, P., Comesaña, P., Owen, J., Braasch, I., Kelsh, R., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Rotllant, J. (2019) Countershading in zebrafish results from an Asip1 controlled dorsoventral gradient of pigment cell differentiation. Scientific Reports. 9:3449
Cal, L., MegÍas, M., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Postlethwait, J.H., Braasch, I., Rotllant, J. (2017) BAC Recombineering of the Agouti Loci from Spotted Gar and Zebrafish Reveals the Evolutionary Ancestry of Dorsal-Ventral Pigment Asymmetry in Fish. Journal of experimental zoology. Part B, Molecular and developmental evolution. 328(7):697-708
Suarez-Bregua, P., Saxena, A., Bronner, M.E., Rotllant, J. (2017) Targeted Pth4-expressing cell ablation impairs skeletal mineralization in zebrafish. PLoS One. 12:e0186444
Suarez-Bregua, P., Cal, L., Cañestro, C., Rotllant, J. (2017) PTH Reloaded: A New Evolutionary Perspective. Frontiers in Physiology. 8:776
Suarez-Bregua, P., Chien, C.J., Megias, M., Du, S.D., Rotllant, J. (2017) Promoter architecture and transcriptional regulation of musculoskeletal embryonic nuclear protein 1b (mustn1b) gene in zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 246(12):992-1000
Suarez-Bregua, P., Torres-Nuñez, E., Saxena, A., Guerreiro, P., Braasch, I., Prober, D.A., Moran, P., Cerda-Reverter, J.M., Du, S.J., Adrio, F., Power, D.M., Canario, A.V., Postlethwait, J.H., Bronner, M.E., Cañestro, C., Rotllant, J. (2017) Pth4, an ancient parathyroid hormone lost in eutherian mammals, reveals a new brain-to-bone signaling pathway. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 31:569-583
Guillot, R., Muriach, B., Rocha, A., Rotllant, J., Kelsh, R.N., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M. (2016) Thyroid Hormones Regulate Zebrafish Melanogenesis in a Gender-Specific Manner. PLoS One. 11:e0166152
Guillot, R., Cortés, R., Navarro, S., Mischitelli, M., García-Herranz, V., Sánchez, E., Cal, L., Navarro, J.C., Míguez, J., Afanasyev, S., Krasnov, A., Cone, R.D., Rotllant, J., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M. (2016) Behind melanocortin antagonist overexpression in the zebrafish brain: A behavioral and transcriptomic approach. Hormones and behavior. 82:87-100
Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Rotllant, J., Kelsh, R.N. (2015) Spots, not stripes, from just holding on. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 28(6):644-6
Torres-Núñez, E., Suarez-Bregua, P., Cal, L., Cal, R., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Rotllant, J. (2015) Molecular cloning and characterization of the matricellular protein Sparc/Osteonectin in flatfish, Scophthalmus maximus, and its developmental stage-dependent transcriptional regulation during metamorphosis. Gene. 568(2):129-39
Torres-Núñez, E., Cal, L., Suarez-Bregua, P., Gomez-Marin, C., Moran, P., Gomez-Skarmeta, J., Rotllant, J. (2015) Matricellular protein SPARC/Osteonectin expression is regulated by DNA methylation in its core promoter region. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 244(5):693-702
Ceinos, R.M., Guillot, R., Kelsh, R.N., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Rotllant, J. (2015) Pigment patterns in adult fish result from superimposition of two largely independent pigmentation mechanisms. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 28(2):196-209
Ceinos, R.M., Torres-Nuñez, E., Chamorro, R., Novoa, B., Figueras, A., Ruane, N.M., and Rotllant, J. (2013) Critical Role of the Matricellular Protein SPARC in Mediating Erythroid Progenitor Cell Development in Zebrafish. Cells, tissues, organs. 197(3):196-208
Torres-Nuñez, E., Sobrino, C., Neale, P.J., Ceinos, R.M., Du, S.J., and Rotllant, J. (2012) Molecular Response to Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure in Fish Embryos: Implications for Survival and Morphological Development. Photochemistry and photobiology. 88(3):701-707
Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., Agulleiro, M.J., R, R.G., Sánchez, E., Ceinos, R., and Rotllant, J. (2011) Fish melanocortin system. European Journal of Pharmacology. 660(1):53-60
Monroig, O., Rotllant, J., Cerda-Reverter, J.M., Dick, J.R., Figueras, A., and Tocher, D.R. (2010) Expression and role of Elovl4 elongases in biosynthesis of very long-chain fatty acids during zebrafish Danio rerio early embryonic development. Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular and cell biology of lipids. 1801(10):1145-1154
Monroig, O., Rotllant, J., Sánchez, E., Cerdá-Reverter, J.M., and Tocher, D.R. (2009) Expression of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LC-PUFA) biosynthesis genes during zebrafish Danio rerio early embryogenesis. Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular and cell biology of lipids. 1791(11):1093-1101
Rotllant, J., Liu, D., Yan, Y.L., Postlethwait, J.H., Westerfield, M., and Du, S.J. (2008) Sparc (Osteonectin) functions in morphogenesis of the pharyngeal skeleton and inner ear. Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology. 27(6):561-572
Du, S.J., Rotllant, J., and Tan, X. (2006) Muscle-specific expression of the smyd1 gene is controlled by its 5.3-kb promoter and 5'-flanking sequence in zebrafish embryos. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 235(12):3306-3315
Tan, X., Rotllant, J., Li, H., Dedeyne, P., and Du, S.J. (2006) SmyD1, a histone methyltransferase, is required for myofibril organization and muscle contraction in zebrafish embryos. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103(8):2713-2718